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Your favorite "cheap quick buzz" beers

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Derranged, Feb 27, 2012.

  1. Derranged

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    I'm not promoting alcoholism. However, many of us have those "moments". What are your favorite ones?

    Personally I really like Black Boss Porter and Zweic Porter. They are cheap, strong as hell and I find them to be good-tasting. I also find Natty Daddy and Molson XXX to be better tasting than the reviews on them.
     
  2. denver10

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    I'd drink bourbon or whiskey if I was looking for something quick.
     
  3. Derranged

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    Way to ruin my thread, denver. HA! No, I see your point.
     
  4. denver10

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    Not trying to sabotage it....just answering it as it relates to me.
     
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  5. Derranged

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    I know I'm just messing with you. BUT, just for the hell of it.. Are there any cheap strong beers you like by chance?
     
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    oh yeah... straight to the source.....
     
  7. diesel59

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    avery maharaja... 2 or 3 of those should get you started....

    sorry... i missed cheap in the equation... must be all the cheap genesee i have been drinking....
     
  8. Shoo65

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    I couldnt go back to the bud lights, If i cant afford a $9 sixer of torpedo, I should not be drinking. Torpedo is my go to on cheaper good beer, and after six your pretty drunk.
     
  9. denver10

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    I guess it depends on what you consider cheap.

    Yuengling is one of my favorite beers and is definitely economical, though I don't know if it fits into the "cheap" category. I could try to drink those as quickly as possible to get a buzz if it came down to it.
     
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  10. Derranged

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    I see what you did there. I was gonna say no way is that Avery beer is cheap.
     
  11. Derranged

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    My idea of a cheap fast buzz is something like what I mentioned in the original post, 8.0 and higher and under a 3 dollars. But its not written in stone.
     
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    If you consider Two Hearted cheap thats my go to for a quick buzz.
     
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    I tend to drink Cognag if I wanna get a buzz started a little quicker...but just like my beer, it has to be quality Cognac. I usually drink Hennessy Paradis...No shots, just 1 or 2 glasses and sip on it...Once I'm done, I'll have a beer or two and that usually does it for me...

    Cheers!
     
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    i don't know too many cheap beers that will get you where you wanna be right quick.... with all the high end beer that is available to us today, it is tough because most of us have higher tolerances.....
     
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    SN Torpedo, or smuttynose IPA both ~10 bucks a 6 pack
     
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    Then my answer would be no, no beer that I would go after at this point for the cheap quick buzz.
     
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    If im in the Moment i usually switch over to Scotch or Tequila.
     
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    Hop Notch. 7.3% $7.49 a six pack and delicious
     
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    i mean alot of bombers out there are equivilent to a bottle of wine.... and how many of those can we put down.... lots...
     
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    i 2nd black boss. delicious and great for "the cause"
     
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    Yeah, I drink beer because its delicious. If I was just trying to catch a buzz or get drunk thats when I crack open the J&B.
     
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    good old justerini @ brooks
     
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    This is a a great one for the quick buzz. I also think Alesmith's Horny Devil and even the Bigfoot Barleywine are good, quick acting ones
     
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    Skip beer and pick up a MD 20/20.
     
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    Steel Reserve. Put a few tall boys of this delicious nectar down and you'll start feeling loose.
     
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    I was in such a mood and picked up a 24 oz can of Steel Reserve Triple Export for 99 cents today. After 1 of those and a couple homebrews, I'm ready to spend the rest of the night chugging some water.
     
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    Speaking of cheap buzzes, I had Before-After last night. Not nearly as offensive as the reviews suggested, in fact it was surprisingly bland. It tasted like exactly what is was: A very low grade dopplebock. The taste to me was tolerable enough, I guess.. But what I found really off-putting was how flat the beer was. Reminded me of Crazy Horse or Colt 45, you know when you have a forty ounce of it, and you're taking a while to finish it, it starts to get all flat. Yuck, bad memories.
     
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    Maybe not the cheapest, but I'd down a bottle of 120 or WWS. Can usually get one for about 8 bucks, and I'd be pretty buzzed off one if I finished it up quickly.
     
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    Torpedo is always a solid choice for this; there was a thread recently showing, mathematically, how it was a cheaper drunk than Bud Light.
     
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    Considering the bottle price of $9.99 but the alcohol level of FOUR 6% beers, i'd have to go with both DFH 120 & WWS.
     
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    Trader Joe's Simple Times Lager 2.99 for 6er of 6.2% each can
     
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    simpler times lager.
     
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    haha, i also weigh this out sometimes. i personally LOVE wws
     
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    any beer can do this if you embrace the tried and true practice of speed pints.

    I like Trinity IPA for this personally.
     
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    BLP (Bud Light Platinum for you noobs), is my go to when I want to go HAM in the clubs...

    But seriously, I would say Hop Stoopid for me. 8% at $4.50 is hard to beat.
     
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    Cheap buzz = Tecate
     
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    Both those beers are listed at 18%, so that'd be the equivalent of only "THREE" 6% beers.*

    And, from the same brewery I could get three 6% DFH 60 Minute Ales for a dollar less that that $9.99 price (and have three left over for tomorrow).

    *I guess with the ability to edit a post no longer having
    a time limit, that quote might get "fixed", huh?
     
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    Budweiser. Big Flats. Coors. Pabst Blue Ribbon. Bud Light Platinum. Oak Leaf wine (this will get the job done).

    Or you could always do MD20/20. I can't drink that stuff.
     
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    Great Lakes Commodore Perry. $14 a 12 pack and your drunk for two or three nights.
     
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    I can't stand getting buzzed on strong beer. It just makes me feel like garbage. I don't know how to explain it, but my buzz from lower ABV beers always "feels" better. Murphy's Stout does an excellent job.
     
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