What is your "bargain beer"?

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  1. dooleyra

    dooleyra Initiate (0) Sep 24, 2011 California

    two hearted. just picked up a sixer yesterday for 8.99!
     
  2. Snohomash

    Snohomash Initiate (11) Sep 20, 2012 California

    Gotta Love Costco, picked up two cases of Rogue Dead Guy Ale at about $7 a six.
    They may have screwed the hard liquor guys, but the beer is lookin' up.
     
  3. CoverMePorkins

    CoverMePorkins Initiate (0) Sep 17, 2012 Delaware
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    I picked up a rack of 20 500ml bottles of Weihenstephaner hefe for 15 euros last week.
     
  4. sevenmoist

    sevenmoist Initiate (0) Aug 16, 2010 Florida

    Red Brick Hoplanta for 7.50 at TW cold. Gansett 6er for five.
     
  5. Hanzo

    Hanzo Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    Genny Cream Ale for me, I think I paid around $6 for a 12 pack last time I got it.
     
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  6. loki993

    loki993 Initiate (180) Apr 16, 2009 Michigan

    I just need to get my ass in the car and drive down there to get one....

    Yeah cant beat that.
    Shorts Huma at around 10.99 though these prices I wouldnt consider bargains as there are a lot of sixers around that price so it would be about average.

    Now thats bargain cheap

    Ill have to look out for the 12s of torpedo thats a deal too......
     
  7. Kadonny

    Kadonny Meyvn (1,196) Sep 5, 2007 Pennsylvania
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    When is $ 10 a six a bargain?

    Genny Cream at $ 6 a 12 pack is not a bargain, that's a steal.

    My bargain beer that I still enjoy is Yuengling Lord Chesterfield. I can get that for $ 25 a case.
     
  8. jlordi12

    jlordi12 Zealot (503) Jun 8, 2011 Massachusetts
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    Wow...must be nice to live in Cali.
     
  9. blackcompg

    blackcompg Defender (610) Feb 13, 2011 Illinois

    SN Bigfoot @ $8.97/6pak, Bridgeport Hop Czar @ $14.99/12pak, Any Sam Adams 12pak Sampler @ $9.99.
    ...wait, what does that giant can say over there...Steel Reserve??? j/k on the sr.
     
  10. LaneMeyer

    LaneMeyer Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2011 California

    I'm currently living in the Philippines and craft beer is sadly unavailable. The best thing I can get is Cerveza Negra and at about $4.50 a sixer it isn't so bad.
     
  11. Steeeve

    Steeeve Initiate (0) Nov 16, 2010 Pennsylvania

    Sly Fox Phoenix Pale Ale @ $7.99 a sixer. Also a fan of most Sixpoints which come in at $7.49 a four-pack of pounders. I used to get four-packs of Hop Rod Rye for $6.49 at Whole Foods but I think that was a mistake and they fixed it. Bummer.
     
  12. davelag

    davelag Aspirant (253) May 22, 2010 California

    Firestone Walker Union Jack @ $9.00 a six-pack.
    Also La Fin Do Monde @ 9.00 a four-pack. You can't go wrong with these prices.
     
  13. robinsmv

    robinsmv Initiate (0) Jun 24, 2010 Florida

    SNPA or Torpedo
     
  14. Dennoman

    Dennoman Initiate (0) Aug 20, 2011 Belgium

    Me + a crate of Duvel = happy times.
     
  15. MaxSpang

    MaxSpang Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2011 Ohio

    Edmund Fitzgerald. $9 a sixer.

    Or SN Celebration Ale twelve packs. Yum.
     
  16. hiphopj5

    hiphopj5 Initiate (0) Jan 29, 2010 Colorado

    This may have already been mentioned but Full Sail Session 12 pack for $10.99. Love it! :grinning:
     
  17. fuzzylogic

    fuzzylogic Initiate (0) Nov 16, 2008 Pennsylvania

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    A nice tasty Helles for around $25 a case
     
  18. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2011 Minnesota

    I went to school in Colorado for a year and routinely slayed 12 packs of Steelys. I gained a lot from those experiences, including frostbite and a misdemeanor.
     
  19. Brunite

    Brunite Initiate (0) Sep 21, 2009 Illinois

    For a buck a bottle....there is always some Mission Street PA (Firestone Walker brewed) and some Sam Adams Boston Lager (insert O-Fest in the Fall) in the fridge. No need to drink anything of lesser quality when these are around.
     
  20. kawilliams81

    kawilliams81 Meyvn (1,248) Feb 27, 2009 Illinois
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    Summit Saga $8/6-pack, nmmmm.....citra hops
     
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  21. FosterJM

    FosterJM Poo-Bah (2,602) Nov 16, 2009 California
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    FW Pale 31
    NB Ranger

    Cheers!
     
  22. BrownAleMale

    BrownAleMale Initiate (0) Dec 14, 2011 Wisconsin
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    Grand imperial porter 16.9 oz bottle for 2.50
    Smuttynose 22oz bombers for 5.39
    Berghoff Rock River Red 5.29 for a 6 pack
     
  23. time4lunch

    time4lunch Initiate (175) Aug 10, 2012 New Hampshire
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    Where the hell can u get a case of zombie dust for 35? If this is the case I nead to look a little deeper at my $4$ approach to trades.that said ....lagunitas maximus, SN tumbler or pa, maybe some big flats.haha. Cheers
     
  24. JimmyGillingham

    JimmyGillingham Initiate (132) Sep 21, 2012 Illinois
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    If you go to FFF and they have it. Problem is that half the times I drive down there based on representations ZD is in stock, it is gone by the time I get there.
     
  25. QuakeAttack

    QuakeAttack Devotee (437) Mar 19, 2012 California

    I do like the relatively new Tumbler...
     
  26. haruspexvic

    haruspexvic Initiate (0) Aug 23, 2012 Illinois

    two hearted keg for an even 20$
     
  27. stayclean

    stayclean Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2012 Wisconsin

    At Three Floyd's.
     
  28. Lare453

    Lare453 Meyvn (1,312) Feb 1, 2012 Florida
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    Old Rasputin, 7.99 for four, or dfh 90 min, four for 9.99.
     
  29. OldCrustacean79

    OldCrustacean79 Initiate (188) Jan 20, 2012 Connecticut
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    Seahag IPA 6-pack 7.99
     
  30. mrelizabeth

    mrelizabeth Initiate (0) Jan 22, 2012 California

    Mission St. brews @ TJ's in SoCal. All brewed by Firestone Walker. Pale Ale is my favorite of the pack. Mission St. Anniversary Ale is always a deal, too. Really, anything that TJ's gets their hands on is usually sold at really great price. Costco in SD carried Ballast Point Double Dorado for $6/22oz bottle about two months back.
     
  31. Vonstein15

    Vonstein15 Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2010 Ohio

    Bitburger at $4.99 4/pk or Old Style at the same for 6/pk
     
  32. Vonstein15

    Vonstein15 Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2010 Ohio

    Still love it but Old Raspy is 9.49 in my area.
     
  33. jlenik

    jlenik Disciple (374) Jan 22, 2009 New Jersey

    Zywiec Porter is the best. Cheap and awesome. Add some rum/bourbon/whiskey and you have a real treat :wink:
     
  34. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Devotee (490) Jan 2, 2010 California
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    Racer 5, Anything Lagunitas, or anything I steal muahahaha
     
  35. terryg75

    terryg75 Initiate (0) Sep 23, 2012

    I drink Molson XXX like most people drink budlight. $5.99/6pk and 7.2%abv is a steal. My local Kroger has been slinging SN Bigfoots for 8.99/6pk all year so I've had my wife grab at least 1 everytime she's grocery shopping. The local craft stores are selling it for as much as $15.99. Hell, I think I'm sitting on at least 2 cases now.
     
  36. mrelizabeth

    mrelizabeth Initiate (0) Jan 22, 2012 California

    Costco is doing a great job keeping local breweries on the shelf here in SD. We routinely see 8-pack mix packs of 22ozers from Ballast Point for $30, 24-packs from Stone & Karl Strauss, and the occasional single bombers of Lightening, amongst other breweries. Impressed by their craft beer savvy.
     
  37. plaid75

    plaid75 Poo-Bah (3,909) Jan 13, 2005 New York
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    Yuengling Lord Chesterfield.
     
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  38. gkunkle

    gkunkle Initiate (0) Jan 31, 2010 Oregon

    Full Sail Session Black Lager. A 12 pack of 11oz stubby bottles can easily be found for about $11-12, thats an amazing deal on a rather under-appreciated beer.
     
  39. TreeBeer

    TreeBeer Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2012 Massachusetts

    6 pack of 16 oz cans of PBR $5.00
    22 oz Lagunitas Hop Stoopid $3.50
    22 oz Port Brewing Wipe Out IPA $5.00
     
  40. anglagard1

    anglagard1 Aspirant (215) Nov 17, 2010 Wisconsin

    SN Torpedo is indeed a very good beer at a very reasonable price. But living in Northeast Wisconsin as I do, there is a lot of competition locally, that is if you're not strictly a hophead. Central Waters Satin Solstice as well as their other releases are comparably priced. So is Tyrannena, Lakefront Brewery, Hinterland, New Glarus, Capital, etc. Not to say I'm not dying to try all the beers that others mention that I haven't had, but I'm pretty satisfied with what I have in Wisconsin. Well, except for the fact that it smells like cow plop : )
     
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