What is your "bargain beer"?

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  1. bkov33

    bkov33 Initiate (176) Dec 5, 2007 New Jersey

    What do you feel is the best beer for the best price? The best bang for the buck

    Maybe for me:
    -6pack SN Torpedo $6.99
    -6pack heavy seas loose cannon $7.99
     
  2. lucas1801

    lucas1801 Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2012 Massachusetts

    12 packs of Torpedo.
     
  3. drperry11

    drperry11 Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2012 South Carolina

    bombers of hop stoopid for 3.50
     
  4. mocktm

    mocktm Devotee (437) Jan 3, 2011 Virginia
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    Lagunitas Lil Sumpin'
    Blue Point Hoptical Illusion

    Both will only set you back about $10 a sixer.
     
  5. Heatwave33

    Heatwave33 Devotee (456) Sep 13, 2011 Florida
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    Lagunitas bombers are a good bargain IMO.
     
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  6. powpig2002

    powpig2002 Initiate (0) Jan 26, 2012 Florida

    torpedo 10.99 a 12 pack
     
  7. Whimpers

    Whimpers Disciple (383) Dec 17, 2010 New York
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    Ruination 10th Anniversary was a seriously awesome bargain @ 7.50 per bomber.
     
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  8. beergod1

    beergod1 Champion (880) May 2, 2009 Ohio
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    Sam Adams New "Series" Brews. Bombers for $4.99 & $5.99
     
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  9. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,417) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    Sweetwater IPA (cheep and awesome IPA). If I have to buy sixers, its always Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald or Duck Rabbit Hoppy Bunny. Ill usually resort to something from the Midwest (Thirsty Dog or Great Lakes). Two-Hearted isnt out of the question.

    Great Lakes is a $10 sixer.
     
  10. beergod1

    beergod1 Champion (880) May 2, 2009 Ohio
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    But they aren't cheap ! !
     
  11. celfan

    celfan Disciple (323) Jul 4, 2004 Vermont
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    Sounds cray, but with all of the $7 to $10 growlers I see, Dogfish Head 60 minutes at $9 or $10 a six is a screaming deal
     
  12. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,417) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    i just spread em out, which makes them a better value. I would rather have Edmund Fitzgerald for 10-14 days than Eddy Fitz for 6 days.
     
  13. sukwonee

    sukwonee Crusader (740) Dec 13, 2011 Washington
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    Deschuttes Obsidian Stout - $6.99 - $7.99 a sixer
     
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  14. CBlack85

    CBlack85 Defender (692) Jul 12, 2009 South Carolina
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    I would have to agree with the OP, SN Torpedo is a phenominal deal. I love that stuff
     
  15. kojevergas

    kojevergas Poo-Bah (6,822) Aug 15, 2010 New York
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    Westvleteren 12 at the monastery. ~4.00 euro per bottle. :)
    More locally, Alaskan Amber sixers run about $7.99 or less in most bargain places in the four corners states in my experience.
     
  16. alexipa

    alexipa Devotee (431) Oct 7, 2011 Colorado
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    Avery brews at $6.99 a sixer, OB at $7.99.
     
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  17. Jaycase

    Jaycase Meyvn (1,042) Jan 13, 2007 Illinois
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    a couple 'best bang for the buck' which come to mind.

    case of zombie dust @ 35
    old rasputin ~7.50
     
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  18. mikehblack

    mikehblack Initiate (117) Feb 10, 2010 California
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    Sierra Nevada, Deschutes or Lagunitas 6-packs for 7-8 bucks.
     
  19. mtlasley

    mtlasley Initiate (0) Mar 27, 2012 Illinois

    Agreeing with a bunch of people here with Torpedo. Cannot find a better priced IPA with such a powerful distribution. Any gas station or liquor store around here has it!
     
  20. miketd

    miketd Zealot (519) Mar 2, 2006 Ohio
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    I stated in another thread that the are no bargains when it comes to beer, but the best deals I can think of are $8-9 six packs of Prima Pils and Great Lakes flagship beers. I also buy some Bud Lite Lime for 1.49/24 oz can... not going to lie.
     
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  21. JimDH

    JimDH Initiate (60) Feb 7, 2011 Kentucky

    It's a good price, but the weekends in Chicago that accompany stops in Munster can break me.

    Otherwise I agree with everyone who mentioned six packs from Great Lakes.
     
  22. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,139) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    schells 12 pks for $11.99
     
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  23. onefalsemove711

    onefalsemove711 Initiate (182) Jul 20, 2011 California

    Little Sumpin Sumpin (6pk) - 8.69
    Old Rasputin (4pk) - 6.99
     
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  24. abraxel

    abraxel Initiate (0) Aug 28, 2009 Michigan

    I was gonna say 12-packs of SNPA... I haven't seen any 12-packs of Torpedo! I'd grab one of those pretty often.
     
  25. Kinsman

    Kinsman Champion (863) Aug 26, 2009 California

    6-pack of Genny Cream pounders for $3.99
     
  26. keithmurray

    keithmurray Meyvn (1,075) Oct 7, 2009 New York

    Zyweic Porter - $1.79/16.9 oz bottle
    Old Rasputin - $7.99/8.99 a 4pk
    Genny Cream Ale - $.99/24 oz can
     
  27. mulletgrab

    mulletgrab Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2010 California

    Stone IPA @ Costco for $28. My new go-to might be Green Flash 30th Street Pale Ale. Cases at the brewery are $32.
     
  28. Fujii13

    Fujii13 Initiate (0) Apr 27, 2011 New York
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    Wow no votes for Mountain Brew Beer Ice?
     
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  29. lucas1801

    lucas1801 Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2012 Massachusetts

    Considering a 12er of Torpedo is $14 around here compared to say a sixer of Union Jack for $13 or Founder's Centennial for $15/sixer, I do drink my share of Torpedo though I prefer the others.
     
  30. JoeyBeerBelly

    JoeyBeerBelly Initiate (0) Dec 15, 2006 New York

    Ballantine XXX Ale - $5 for a 6'er of 16oz cans...

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  31. MeBeerGood

    MeBeerGood Initiate (18) Jan 27, 2010 Massachusetts

    12 pack of Finest Kind for $13.99
    6 pack of Ipswich Oatmeal Stout for $7.49
     
  32. lucas1801

    lucas1801 Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2012 Massachusetts

    Where are you finding the Ipswich at that price?
     
  33. rfbenavi80

    rfbenavi80 Initiate (0) Mar 15, 2010 Missouri

    gotta go with the hometown brewer. Boulevard 6 packs, range from 6 to 8 dollars.
     
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  34. MeBeerGood

    MeBeerGood Initiate (18) Jan 27, 2010 Massachusetts

    Atlas in Medford
     
  35. 5thOhio

    5thOhio Devotee (497) May 13, 2007 South Carolina

    You can get Zyweic Porter!? I've looked everywhere for that---haven't seen any in a couple of years---or Okocim Porter either. Makes me weep when I think about it.
     
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  36. BigCheese

    BigCheese Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2009 Massachusetts

    Sam Seasonal Mix Pack, Smuttynose 12 Packs, Hoptimum, Lagunitas 6 packs in general.
     
  37. apocalypsezombie

    apocalypsezombie Initiate (0) May 12, 2012

    Two Hearted. 10 for a sixer of awesome beer.
     
  38. denver10

    denver10 Poo-Bah (2,054) Nov 17, 2010 New Mexico

    Something Deschutes
    Something Odell when at Target ($7.99 for their IPA, $8.50 for a seasonal like Red or St. Lupulin)
    Santa Fe's Imperial Java Stout....a bargain for an imperial stout sixer at just north of $8
     
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  39. RepMichigan

    RepMichigan Initiate (0) Nov 22, 2011 Michigan

    duecers of natural ice at 99 cents each <---yummm!
    or six packs of frankenmuth ipa for 9 out the door
     
  40. DirtyPenny

    DirtyPenny Initiate (0) Jun 25, 2011 Massachusetts

    Can't go wrong with a sixer of 'gansett tallboys for six bucks.
     
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