Your favorite "cheap quick buzz" beers

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

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Swim424

    Swim424 Initiate (0) Apr 29, 2011 Florida

    I think it is better than all the lighter versions of all those beers. But in comparision to the hopslam I am currently drinking it is Godawful. Playa de la Cruz is the worst beer I have ever tried.
  2. mikem0487

    mikem0487 Initiate (0) Dec 8, 2008 Pennsylvania

    A bomber of racer x double IPA. Only $6 at wegmans
  3. IamMe90

    IamMe90 Initiate (0) Sep 4, 2012 Wisconsin

    I could get a bomber of hop stoopid for less than that

    i think people are missing the point of this thread; it's what cheap beers do you buy to get buzzed off, not "what craft beer do you ordinarily like to get buzzed off?" lol :stuck_out_tongue:
  4. johngalt12345

    johngalt12345 Initiate (0) Feb 19, 2012 Maryland

    rogue dead guy ale
  5. KillerBrews

    KillerBrews Initiate (0) Feb 3, 2013 Texas

    convict hill oatmeal stout by independence. at 9% and 6.50 a 4 pack here, it makes for a great night. couple that with southern star pine belt pale ale also at 6.50? add the cost of smokes in, im lookin at 20 bucks, some netflix and a hell of a time.
  6. mcrago

    mcrago Aspirant (281) Oct 6, 2012 Indiana

    ...but sometimes I end there.
  7. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,114) Mar 18, 2010 California

    I saw this today for $1.99. They must be having a hobo sale.
    TheBeerAlmanac likes this.
  8. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poo-Bah (1,509) Aug 11, 2012 Indiana
    Beer Trader

    A cheap buzz for me is an intense 60 minutes cardio workout followed by basically anything I drink.
    rand likes this.
  9. shawnohall

    shawnohall Initiate (0) Nov 8, 2009 Texas

    ...unless it's a craft beer that's cheap.
  10. Irishize75

    Irishize75 Initiate (0) Nov 4, 2012 California

    Keystone Light mixed with a capful of nail polish remover. Preferably Revlon.
  11. ElCommodoro

    ElCommodoro Initiate (0) Mar 24, 2011 Texas

    Big Flats is the cheapest beer available and not anywhere near the worst beer I've ever tried. It's surprisingly inoffensive. I'll even take it over most other macros.
  12. ElCommodoro

    ElCommodoro Initiate (0) Mar 24, 2011 Texas

    That being said my cheap beer of choice has got to be Old Milwaukee.
  13. XpensiveBieros

    XpensiveBieros Initiate (0) Feb 3, 2013 New Hampshire
    Beer Trader

    I go Tuckerman's Pale Ale for something decent or the High Life if I'm trying to impress!
  14. Providence

    Providence Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    Long Trail Double Bag

    EDIT: Just to be clear, this beer isn't "cheap." It's very well made, but is typically less expensive than other sixers around and it is strong abv wise.
    FatBoyGotSwagger likes this.
  15. MykelJH

    MykelJH Initiate (0) Aug 3, 2011 California

    Easily torpedo's
    Stignacious, godlessape and cjs61679 like this.
  16. BeerBob1

    BeerBob1 Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Spaten Optimator
  17. Dubstyle247

    Dubstyle247 Initiate (0) May 15, 2010 New York

    Here in NH, my "go to" brew is Smuttynose IPA. The local markets carry 12 pks for $12.99 and sometimes put them on sale for $11.99. You can not beat that. Harpoon and Sam are also offered at the same price but the finestkind is better and will throw you for a loop faster if that's what you're looking to accomplish!!
  18. 6packofbas

    6packofbas Initiate (0) Jan 9, 2013

    King cans of Colt 45! Love 'em! $3.70 for 710 ml 8.0% abv
    VictorWisc likes this.
  19. DerrickB

    DerrickB Initiate (0) Jul 14, 2013

    Simpler Times from Trader Joes is $3.49 a 6 pack. Not bad tasting an you can grab a good drunk for $7!
  20. stonermouse

    stonermouse Devotee (482) Aug 16, 2006 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    Three shots of Jack. Chase it with something you like. Boom. You're buzzed and you're drinking something solid.
  21. ivorycannon

    ivorycannon Devotee (472) Feb 21, 2013 Indiana

    That is frightening! Please tell me you did not drink that, and if you did, please be as descriptive as possible :grinning:
  22. Stinkypuss

    Stinkypuss Poo-Bah (4,018) Apr 7, 2008 Pennsylvania

    Victory Golden Monkey. Works every time. Case is under 40$
  23. sajaffe1

    sajaffe1 Aspirant (274) Feb 16, 2013 Utah

    I tend to go for whiskey in those situations. I often chase it with a lager of some sort over 5% abv. Spaten Optimator is a favorite.
  24. chickencoop

    chickencoop Crusader (712) Jan 4, 2007 California
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    bomber of rampage..yikes!
  25. dawg1969

    dawg1969 Initiate (0) Aug 9, 2010 Florida

    Hop Stoopid.
    Stignacious likes this.
  26. fatsnowman22

    fatsnowman22 Initiate (0) Feb 2, 2011 Nevada
    Beer Trader

    my girlfriend says its white chocolate. Not a cheap date but very effective :relaxed:
  27. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Initiate (0) May 10, 2012 Illinois

    Old raspy, diesel, or ruinten.
  28. gcamparone

    gcamparone Meyvn (1,307) Dec 6, 2011 Rhode Island
    Beer Trader

  29. DmouthCaliBrewz

    DmouthCaliBrewz Initiate (0) Mar 29, 2013 New Hampshire

    not at all the point of this thread, but nonetheless, she's a keeper :wink:
  30. LaneMeyer

    LaneMeyer Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2011 California

    Irish car bombs fo sho
    Maybe that's not cheap enough though.
  31. fujindemon74

    fujindemon74 Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

    I don't have one :flushed:
  32. Lutter

    Lutter Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    You guys are doing it wrong. Don't drink cheap shit beer when you want to just get buzzed: that's what the bourbon is for.

    Might I suggest Buffalo Trade Single-barrel ($17-$20 round here).
  33. JuicesFlowing

    JuicesFlowing Poo-Bah (1,923) Jul 5, 2009 Kansas

  34. smogfood

    smogfood Initiate (0) Dec 10, 2010 Wisconsin

    I can usually get Dancing Man Wheat for $6.99. at 7.2 it does the trick and that's damn cheap for a world class beer. As for "really cheap quick buzz", $3 for 4 pints of Steel Reserve, but only in desperate times.
  35. PabstJewRibbon

    PabstJewRibbon Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2013 New Jersey

    PBR - nuff said
    David_MrBox likes this.
  36. Genuine

    Genuine Devotee (453) May 7, 2009 Connecticut

    Brooklyn BCS.
  37. douginromeo

    douginromeo Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2013 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    If I'm needing a quick buzz, I tend to avoid beer altogether. That what vodka is for
    kvnstfrd likes this.
  38. Paccamacca

    Paccamacca Defender (676) Sep 15, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    Two bottles of Pliny, less than $10, nice buzz and you're drinking the best beer in the world...
  39. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Meyvn (1,003) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
    Beer Trader

    Anything lagunitas. Seriously, brown shugga and undercover are both under $10 a six pack and will creep up on you quicker than shit.
    RobertColianni likes this.
  40. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Meyvn (1,003) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
    Beer Trader

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.