What cheap beer is in your fridge?

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  1. ferrari29

    ferrari29 Defender (677) Apr 15, 2009 Illinois

    One Heineken. I've been trying to get rid of it for the past year. Someone brought it over and I never touched it.
     
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  2. jpowers315

    jpowers315 Initiate (0) Sep 3, 2010 New York

    Yuengling can or bottle.
     
  3. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (11,900) Mar 18, 2010 California

    No macro stuff, but I usually have a stock of Anchor Steam.
     
  4. mathieu87

    mathieu87 Initiate (169) Jun 22, 2011 Belgium

    Duvel, some Girardin Gueuze, Chimay and Rochefort, not just for friends coming over, also for my personal needs ;)
     
  5. BourbonDork

    BourbonDork Initiate (0) Sep 15, 2010 Virginia

    I don't keep any BMC in my fridge. For cheap stuff, I'll still pick up something like Bell's Oberon, Great Lakes Optimal or something comparable to offer when friends and family are visiting who don't appreciate (or like) the bigger, heavier beers.
     
  6. Hanzo

    Hanzo Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    I usually have at least 12 Genesee Cream Ales in the fridge at any given time. Sometimes I like drinking on the cheap and sometimes I crack a $20 bomber just for me. You have to have different things for different moods.
     
  7. avalonct

    avalonct Initiate (0) Oct 11, 2012 Michigan

    I always have a 6 pack of coors heavy in my fridge as my dad still thinks that is the most amazing "craft" brew ever made.
     
  8. airforbes1

    airforbes1 Initiate (0) Oct 27, 2010 California

    I have some Schlitz "1960s formula" in my refrigerator. I bought a 12 pack at a grocery store about one year ago. I saw it only at that one grocery store, which is where I bought this 12 pack in November. I checked the beer aisle at this grocery store last week and saw even they no longer had it.

    Is it still being made and sold, or did Pabst pull the plug on it? It tastes like white bread to me: very plain but better than the corny, piss-water taste of other AALs.

    If it's no longer available, I'll have to find a new ultra cheap (for my standards, at least) beer. Usually the cheapest I'll go is 12 packs of Samuel Adams products or Blue Moon. Beer is expensive here on Long Island as I see Samuel Adams six packs go for $8.99, Sierra Nevada and Brooklyn six packs for $9.99, Smuttynose for $10.99, and Anchor six packs for $12.99, so I try to supplement my pricier selections with cheaper stuff to keep my expenses down.
     
  9. meanmutt

    meanmutt Defender (648) Feb 6, 2012 Ohio
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    Currently have 3 Miller 64's and a Bud Light left in the fridge from this past summer. Bought a 12 pack of each for my sister and brother-in-law since they were "dogsitting" for us while we were on vacation.
     
  10. nopucophop

    nopucophop Initiate (0) Mar 6, 2009 New York
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    Naragansett. The place by me has it on sale for $9.99 a case. I keep it around for those who don't know any better.
     
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  11. CreightonSM

    CreightonSM Disciple (394) Dec 23, 2010 New York

    PBR, Shiner Bock and Yuengling.
     
  12. GardenWaters

    GardenWaters Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2012 Illinois

    Samuel Adams Boston Lager is the only gas station beer I will buy, and that's only if the liquoir stores are already closed..... in which case, my dog and I will split a sixer.
     
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  13. pressedmeat

    pressedmeat Initiate (141) Jan 7, 2013 New Jersey

    I have some Corona, and sometimes Miller lite.
     
  14. azorie

    azorie Initiate (0) Mar 18, 2006 Florida

    Its blue moon or nothing. well my homebrew is cheap to me ;.)

    or my main response to this is BYOB.... My friends know me, and I just about removed any that do not drink good beer, relatives on the other hand one cannot do much for some of these rednecks. I do not even try, but I do not invite them either.
     
  15. Jeremy6566

    Jeremy6566 Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2013 Arizona

    I keep some Blue Moon, a couple differant Sam Adams and some Session Lager.
     
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  16. highdesertdrinker

    highdesertdrinker Disciple (348) Nov 5, 2012 Arizona
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    If I have a barbeque I will stock a separate cooler with the glorious Bud Light that everyone so worships down here and stock another one with something I like. I also urge my attendees to take whatever remains so I don't have any left when the party is over. I try to keep the abv under 6 so I don't have to drive people home afterwards.
     
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  17. JimSmetana

    JimSmetana Initiate (0) May 11, 2012 Illinois

    What is cheap? I always find a mixed case of something from Two Brothers at the local Costco for around $24. These go for $8 - $10 a sixer at Binny's etc so for me the $24 is cheap and a deal! :)
     
  18. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Crusader (736) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    When I'm going to a relative or friend's house who don't appreciate craft beer, I bring my own. They also know that craft beer is the only beer I drink. Therefore, they know that if they want something else at my house, they can suffer with something I give them [their words, of course] or bring their own.
     
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  19. malfunxion

    malfunxion Champion (865) Dec 14, 2012 New York
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    sierra nevada pale ale has almost always been my token "cheap beer" but right now i have an abundance of guinness black lager
     
  20. Grintbrad

    Grintbrad Initiate (0) Oct 22, 2007 Pennsylvania

    Yuengling cans! I might enjoy the complexity of a well-crafted saison or aged barley wine, but nothing beats a cold can of lager when times are right...
     
  21. Feel_the_Darkness

    Feel_the_Darkness Disciple (313) Oct 17, 2012 Virginia

    Being a young successful bachelor, my house has developed into the party house among my friends. A 24 rack of Yuengling Lager is generally always on standby. Right now I'm also in the midst of polishing off some Natty Boh and a stray 6 pack of High Life that got left behind. No shame here, cheap beer is something my wallet prefers.
     
  22. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poo-Bah (1,509) Aug 11, 2012 Indiana
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    Cheap as in quality? Guinness.
     
  23. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poo-Bah (1,509) Aug 11, 2012 Indiana
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    That happened to me too except it was Fat Tire.
     
  24. Chaz

    Chaz Poo-Bah (1,558) Feb 3, 2002 Minnesota
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    My guests can drink whatever they find in my DBF, but they'd better not touch my vintage "M*A*S*H*" beer...;)

    P.S. If "Anchor Steam" is cheap, I must -really- hate my guests. :eek:
     
  25. Zanico

    Zanico Devotee (415) Nov 24, 2009 Ohio

    I have some Yuengling Lager and a few Bud Lights for when my family comes over. They don't seem to like my craft beers, but that fine, more for me.
     
  26. imbrue001

    imbrue001 Aspirant (213) Aug 6, 2010 Pennsylvania

    Well, its not a community fridge so no, I don't.
    Cheapest in there now is Sucks.
     
  27. colty42

    colty42 Initiate (136) Nov 14, 2011 District of Columbia

    Bought a 12 pack of Yuengling Black and Tan for around $8 a few months back. Decent beer at a great price. There are still 4 remaining, I only have them every so often with all of the other (better) beer I buy
     
  28. rvajohn

    rvajohn Initiate (0) Nov 22, 2012 Virginia
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    High Life, PBR, Yuengling, Miller Lite. I have friends that bring over 12 packs and leave the remaining. I like to have a few cheap varieties on hand for visitors that prefer those
     
  29. FosterJM

    FosterJM Poo-Bah (2,602) Nov 16, 2009 California
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    I dont have cheap beer at my house. I share when people come over. If they want something they like. Its BYOB.

    Cheers!
     
  30. Beerandraiderfan

    Beerandraiderfan Initiate (0) Apr 14, 2009 Nevada

    Well since I have a proverbial mother in law who says the craft beer I share w/ her "tastes like deer piss," I try and keep some Olympia or Rolling Rock in one of my four fridges with beer in it.

    And she still bitches I don't have Coors Light.

    I usually have some Bud Lights around, from less beer centric buddies leaving them after tailgating. But they cleaned those out at the last poker game. That was a hell of a funny picture of the empty bottles that night around the table:

    Armageddon (65% abv), a whole bunch of Lawson's, a whole bunch of Bruery, . . .

    And a whole bunch of Michelob Ultra and Bud Light.
     
  31. Ataraxia

    Ataraxia Aspirant (209) Sep 20, 2012 Massachusetts
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    Lagunitas Sucks. Does a dark closet count?
     
  32. ajramirez1

    ajramirez1 Initiate (107) Apr 9, 2011 Washington

    I keep Coors Original in my fridge frequently for my tasting pleasure. Its cheap in price and its a decent lager. Saving $$$ this year so no more $75+ 24pk of variety pk. Will do the $16.99 cases
    A-
     
  33. omniscientcause

    omniscientcause Initiate (0) Jun 4, 2010 District of Columbia

    Whatever the SN seasonal is, and or a 6 of a lagunitas I like.
     
  34. DanzBorin

    DanzBorin Initiate (0) Apr 11, 2012 Texas

    4 x Coors Light
    3 x Sixpoint Crisp
    4 x Southern Star Bombshell Blonde
    2 x Dales Pale Ale
     
  35. frazbri

    frazbri Defender (620) Oct 29, 2003 Ohio

    If it's a cheap lager, BYO. I'm not buying a bunch of beer I don't like just in case one of my friends wants one, but they're welcome to anything that's in there.
     
  36. Sazz9

    Sazz9 Initiate (0) Jul 6, 2012 Texas

    Ugly Pug+ Storm Cloud = Ugly Cloud.... Not relevant to this thread, but is a great combo beer I had at the Rahr Brewery the other day.
     
  37. mmikey8

    mmikey8 Aspirant (291) Aug 2, 2012 California
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    Blue Moon & Guiness for my black and blue
    Sam Adams (variety pack)
    and there is one bottle of corona way back of the fridge that's been aging for about 1 1/2 year or so.
     
  38. ledzeppelin4

    ledzeppelin4 Initiate (0) May 18, 2011 Illinois

    Schlitz.
     
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  39. nniicckkww

    nniicckkww Aspirant (242) Dec 25, 2005 Florida

    Coors banquet beer. Where can I get some of their pre-prohibition lager in MA? I'd like a try.
     
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  40. Thickfreakness

    Thickfreakness Initiate (0) Oct 2, 2010 New York

    Nothing at the moment. I'll grab SA Boston Lager or PBR if someone that doesnt really drink Craft is coming over.
     
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