What's the most expensive create a 6 pack you've ever made?

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  1. Cory_Brown

    Cory_Brown Initiate (0) Jan 25, 2014 Kentucky

    I just recently purchased a 6er with some tasty imperial stouts. A friend and I wanted to do a tasting and compare several of the more popular and higher rated beers in the style. The 6er included:
    2 expedition stouts (which we have yet to try)
    2 founders imperial stouts
    Ten Fidy (also haven't had yet)
    Conways Irish ale (just wanted to try my favorite breweries current seasonal)

    The 6 pack was over 23 bucks which really isn't bad for those beers, considering the price of most bombers. So my question is, what is the most expensive create a 6er you have purchased, and if you remember, what was in it?
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  2. lambpasty

    lambpasty Initiate (0) May 3, 2013 New Hampshire

    I don't do a ton of BYO6 since until recently I didn't have many places nearby that did it. A recent one for a night of hops though was:

    2x Founder's Double Trouble
    2x Ithaca Flower Power
    2x Victory Dirt Wolf

    And that came out to something like $18 if I recall correctly.
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  3. Cory_Brown

    Cory_Brown Initiate (0) Jan 25, 2014 Kentucky

    Sounds tasty. I wish I could get flower power. I can't get many of the better IPAs in my area, but I do get zombie dust occasionally.
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  4. Rback

    Rback Initiate (0) Feb 26, 2012 New York

  5. 302BeerGuy

    302BeerGuy Initiate (0) Jun 11, 2014 Delaware

    $32.99...mixed bag for a trade !!! Still got the receipt !!!
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  6. strohme2

    strohme2 Meyvn (1,043) Nov 3, 2007 Michigan

    4 BA4D (2012)
    2 BA Solar Eclipse
  7. kingofhop

    kingofhop Initiate (0) May 9, 2010 Oklahoma

    I mixed a six with a Shiner, a Carlsberg, a couple of Sams and a SN Pale Ale, for about 9 bucks. All was good till I threw in a Prairie Bomb and it rang up 16 dollars . I said "whoa". She said "yeah". That Bomb is 6 and a half, plus tax. I said "whoa" again. She said "Do you want it or not"? I didn't know what to say.
  8. Buschyfor3

    Buschyfor3 Initiate (0) Jan 4, 2009 Kentucky

    2x Mikkeller Beer Geek Vanilla Shake ($9.49 each)
    1x Aun Mas Cafe Jesus ($9.99)
    1x Courage Russian Imperial Stout ($7.49)
    1x Peche Mortel ($5.49)
    1x Finch Secret Stache Stout ($2.49)

    Grand Total: $47.11 w/ tax
  9. Arch578

    Arch578 Initiate (0) Jul 30, 2014 Ohio

    Funny timing for this post. I believe I bought my most expensive mixed 6 tonight, which consisted of:
    Oskar Blues Little Yella Pils
    Dark Horse Scotty Karate
    Dieu De Ciel Isseki Nicho
    Unibroue Blanch De Chambly
    Sixpoint Beast Mode
    and Two Brothers Cane & Ebel

    For about $18
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  10. Pahn

    Pahn Initiate (0) Dec 2, 2009 New York

    i've hit $40+ with cask aged j.w. lees, orval, stuff like that. no point in it being a mixed 6 but i've done it in that context. (shrug)
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  11. Snowrs

    Snowrs Initiate (0) Oct 10, 2009 Indiana

    Does buying 6 Oude Kriek count as mix a six?
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    IDABEERGUY Initiate (0) Jun 18, 2013 Idaho

    Don't have an exact number but $40+ for sure, bombers.......
  13. Monkeyknife

    Monkeyknife Poo-Bah (3,213) Jan 8, 2007 Missouri
    Society Trader

    Back around 2008 or so I remember paying $26 for a sixer of Kuhnhenn 4th Dementia. It was well worth the $$$.
  14. ddedhed

    ddedhed Initiate (0) Dec 4, 2012 Ohio

    6 x 375m of Jackie O's BB Black Maple cost me about $72. Liquid heaven, and would do it again. However, that is not a mix six I guess. Most for mixed 6 beers would be $42.
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  15. FatBoyGotSwagger

    FatBoyGotSwagger Poo-Bah (1,794) Apr 4, 2009 Pennsylvania

    This past fall I did a mixed 6 of Oktoberfest at Pinocchio's in Media Pa and it came out to be 22$. I haven't returned to this day.
  16. 1eyed_jack

    1eyed_jack Initiate (0) Dec 19, 2012 Illinois

    Didn't even have to make my own, just grabbed a 6er of Hopslam :wink:
  17. Cory_Brown

    Cory_Brown Initiate (0) Jan 25, 2014 Kentucky

  18. crazyjoedivola

    crazyjoedivola Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2011 Colorado

    Do 6 Avery tweaks count as a 6 pack? If so then $72 + tax. I did put them in a 6 pack carrier. The girl working the register thought the price was wrong when I told her that was correct she almost passed out!
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  19. chefkevlar

    chefkevlar Initiate (0) Apr 17, 2010 South Carolina

    6 Dogfish World Wide Stouts for ~$65 including tax
  20. wordemupg

    wordemupg Poo-Bah (4,235) Feb 11, 2009 Canada (AB)
    Society Trader

    3F Armand Herfst X 5, and a bottle of Bois = 300$ Canadian, I think I have a problem:slight_frown:
  21. Cory_Brown

    Cory_Brown Initiate (0) Jan 25, 2014 Kentucky

    That's some good beer karma you got there.
  22. eb1610

    eb1610 Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2014 Massachusetts

    $85. 3x Avery PumKYn and 3x Avery Rumpkin
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  23. DeepJello

    DeepJello Initiate (130) Oct 26, 2009 Oregon

    I had the same experience at a grocery store recently. The cashier (an older women) couldn't believe I was paying $14 for a 12oz. beer. She reconfirmed that I still wanted the beer at that price and of course I did. Walked out with 6 bottles of Tweak.
  24. SFNC

    SFNC Zealot (516) Apr 7, 2013 North Carolina

    I did an all Belgian one a few years ago that was over $30. Chimays, Duval, Piraat, etc. It was well worth it!! I did one yesterday of mostly Imperial Stouts, that was $21. I'm sure i won't regret those dollars either.
  25. fredmugs

    fredmugs Initiate (0) Aug 11, 2012 Indiana

    Don't remember the exact cost but in 2013 I heard that a Whole Foods had BCBBW. When I got there they had 5 on the shelf so those five plus a 6th for the discount was easily $30.
  26. LakesideBrewing

    LakesideBrewing Initiate (88) Dec 1, 2013 Massachusetts

    6 Farm to Face from Allagash, $90.
  27. CraigP83

    CraigP83 Defender (612) Dec 19, 2014 Minnesota

    Just did this yesterday. It was over $30

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  28. lysergicdream

    lysergicdream Initiate (0) May 13, 2010 Colorado

    6 pack of avery tweak, at the release... $72
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  29. 19etz55

    19etz55 Disciple (304) Aug 12, 2007 New Jersey

    Between $12 - $15?
  30. Uniobrew31

    Uniobrew31 Zealot (520) Jan 16, 2012 Pennsylvania

    I got six Corsendonk out of the mix a six at the weis market once for 10.99. They either mistakenly put it there or it just wasn't selling. I haven't seen it at that store since.
  31. beerluvr

    beerluvr Meyvn (1,220) Jan 2, 2001 Canada (ON)

    When I lived in Allentown, PA back in the mid 80's I paid $21 for a make-your-own 6. My friends kept saying "Twenty-one dollars...for SIX bottles of beer?"
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  32. mj81

    mj81 Initiate (0) Sep 11, 2013 New Jersey

    I did a mix 6 with 2 bourbon county, 2 world wide stout, rochefort 10 and double jack. Came to $42 and change.
  33. RWACKO

    RWACKO Initiate (0) Jun 9, 2011 New York

    (4) DFH 120's $48 + tx
  34. lambpasty

    lambpasty Initiate (0) May 3, 2013 New Hampshire

    Not sure if you've done any trading (I haven't yet myself) but likewise I'd love to try ZD but never see it in MA. If you're interested I can get FP really easily and would be happy to do a trade. PM me if you want.
  35. changdulla

    changdulla Initiate (0) May 2, 2014 Rhode Island

    2x Baby Maker $13.99 ea.
    2x Bride Maker $11.99 ea.
    2x Cocoa Psycho $14.99 ea.

    You do the math...
  36. iTunesUpdates

    iTunesUpdates Initiate (0) May 7, 2014 Florida

    Yin and Yang, Two WWS and Two 120min from ABC. All about that %15 off! It was around $50-$60 or something like that.
  37. Grodd87

    Grodd87 Initiate (0) Jul 30, 2014 Pennsylvania

    29 dollars I almost had a heart attack
  38. PatriotsRule

    PatriotsRule Initiate (0) Sep 25, 2012 Massachusetts

    I just stocked up for another snowstorm here in MA with the most expensive combination of six bottles I think I've every bought. Trillium FB-90, Lost Abbey Gift of the Magi, SN Neomexicali, and Jack's Abby Hopstitution, Framinghammer, and Lager Ness Monster. c.r.e.a.m.
  39. MrWilliams

    MrWilliams Initiate (0) Nov 24, 2013 Arizona

    2 x DFH 120
    1 x DFH WWS
    1 x Sculpin
    2 x Weyerbacher Double Simcoe
    I don't remember the exact cost, about $35 I think and that was with the %15 off for making a mixed six and another %10 percent off my ABC rewards card.
  40. BeerIsSoDelicious

    BeerIsSoDelicious Initiate (0) Dec 12, 2014 Illinois

    Same thing happened to me this year. But they had 8 bottles in the shelf.
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