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Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by bkov33, Jul 23, 2012.

  1. SunDevilBeer

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    Smuttynose IPA & seasonals. Usually on sale once/month at a grocery store chain in NH for $10.99 per 12 pack (once in a blue moon will go for $9.99) - quite a deal for someone in MA who's used to some of the highest beer prices in the US.
     
  2. FTowne

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    Schlafly and Boulevard 6 packs. Usually on sale for under $7.00 a sixer.
     
  3. ggfunk

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    Hop Stoopid. It would be my favorite DIPA...if I'd never popped a Heady
     
  4. allouez86

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    Sierra Nevada Tumbler and Celebration, I haven't read the entire thread so I'm sure these have been mentioned but I love these beers.
     
  5. davey101

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    For weekends: 6 pack of 'gansett tallboys for $4.99
    When I'm not trying to wake up in weird places: SNPA ($8) or a Berkshire Brewing Bomber ($3-4)
     
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    Stopped at the Columbus Brewing Company with a couple of friends while traveling I-71 this spring. That's a standout IPA. (Looking forward to the Celebration release too).
     
  7. FTowne

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    I've waken up in my neighbors front yard once. The last thing I remember drinking that night was a Steel Reserve.
     
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    Anchor Steam - $6.49 for a 6 pack.
     
  9. TheBeerSnob

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    Leffe Brune. Fantastic beer, 8 bucks a 6er, 6.5% abv, don't get better than that
     
  10. semibaked

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    Anchor Steam is $10.99 a 6 pack here.

    My go to is always SNPA, $8.99 a 6 pack.
     
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    Any non-BA, non-limited 6-er that tastes like awesomeness... Which is a shit ton of beer out there
     
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    When feeling thrifty I usually reach for Berkshire Brewing Company. At only $4/bomber they are probably the best value in Eastern MA.
     
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    Lately it's been Founders six packs for $7.99, but normally Sierra Nevada is the ticket.
     
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    There is one random hick BMC heavy store in my town in Northeastern CT that sells bombers for less that I paid when I lived within a half hour of the brewery. They charge like $3.19 or something for all their regulars. I think I'm the only one buying it :p
     
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    I had one for the first time last night in their mixed sixes offering. I was interested in trying an English style Pale Ale. At first, I found the taste a little different than I expected, but it quickly grew on me. I will look for this one again as a stand alone.
     
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    SNPA for 12-13 bucks a twelve pack. I don't buy it much at all, but it's the best bargain beer out there for the money.
     
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    Wookey Jack: Bomber
    Old Rasputin: 4 pack
    Kern River Just Outstanding IPA: Bomber
     
  18. powpig2002

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    sntorpedo at b21 10.99 a 12 pack
     
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    6pk of La Fin du Monde for $12.99.
     
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    Abita usually runs a little cheaper than other craft brewers, and I think Jockamo is fantastic, but I'm apparently in the minority.
     
  21. jwheeler87

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    Sierra Nevada Torpedo or Stout
     
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    Sixer of Bear Republic Racer 5 $7.99
    Sixer of Ballest Point Big Eye $7.99
     
  23. CellarGimp

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    SNPA case for $23.99 at Costco
     
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    Honestly wasn't a big fan of SN.Didn't like the Rye IPA too much.Torpedo is ok.ALthough had it recently and not too bad.But Hoptimum at $9.99 a 4 pak is good.Hop Stoopid at $4.50 a bomber good too.My local BelAir usually has both and had Stoopid on special for 2/$7.

    When I go slummin'.How about some Foster "special" lager in the oilcan for $2.50 ? Formerly Foster's Bitter.Wonder why they changed the name?
     
  25. phisigben

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    Zombie Dust $8.75
    and Torpedo for $7.99
     
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    In the US market (though still back when it was still brewed in Canada by Molson, before moving to Miller breweries in the US IIRC), didn't the Foster's Bitter become Foster's Premium Ale? (Both were green-labeled, at least).

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    I'd imagine the change was made for the US market because the word "bitter" is not a macro-drinker-friendly term.
     
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    Butternuts! 7.99 a six or the variety pack for 12 and change
     
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    I was being a tad bit facetious.I was pretty sure someone here would get it.People errrrrr Americans don't like "bitter beer".As far as I knew or thought they were the same beer in a different can.
     
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    lots cheaper by the case, if you can get through.....

    I stick to BM, and SNPA, or brew my own.;)
     
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    ^this (can't beat budget priced Firestone Walker!), and local norcal stuff: SNPA cans, Drake's 1500 & anything from Lost Coast
     
  31. Keffa

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    Columbus IPA for 8.99.
     
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    Damn it's been a while since I've had a Loast Coast anything.I had something awhile back that was damn good.Can't remember what it was although it was probably in the IPA genre.
     
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    maybe not the cheapest but. . . i'd have to say both Black Butte & Obsidian, it's been more than 6 months now but i picked up a couple of cases of each for (with taxes & fees) $28 each out the door.
     
  34. MarkF150

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    I like Boulevard Single Wide IPA. $9 for a six pack and delicious.
     
  35. Blueribbon666

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    My go to bargain that as a sessioner I have had on hand for quite sometime has been Genesee Cream Ale. As well as Genny's Heritage Packs when I can find them...
     
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    That's the six pack price here. Fuuuuuuuuuuuck you PA. Another reason to move in 2013!

    For me: Genny Bock (seasonally), or the Heritage Packs. World class beer? Nope. But for about $16-18 for a case, it's cheaper than Yuengling, helps me feel a little more connected to home, and tastes good on grill nights.
     
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    Originally coming from PA I can say the taxes are a killer. My Dad still lives there but drives to NJ to buy his beer, it's a short drive but he saves at least 3-4 bucks a case and buys two at a time.
     
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    $18 for a sixer of something from Sam Adams is a bargain? That must be one hell of a beer.
     
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    Raging Bitch $8.99 a 6 pack here in NJ
     
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