Your favorite "cheap quick buzz" beers

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  1. Jacob007

    Jacob007 Aspirant (217) Sep 18, 2012 New Hampshire
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  2. Ericness

    Ericness Initiate (183) Nov 21, 2012 Massachusetts

    Steel reserve. 40oz for around $3 and it's like 8.5%. Get it while it's cold.
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  3. regularjohn

    regularjohn Initiate (0) Feb 7, 2013 New Jersey

    agreed, also cheers for the kyuss avatar ;)
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  4. OptionParalysis

    OptionParalysis Aspirant (258) Jul 12, 2013 New York
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    Hop Stoopid, it's cheap, good and 8% is cool with me.
  5. Whiskeyjack

    Whiskeyjack Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2012 Arizona

    If speed is a concern, I'll mix an Old Fashioned.

    If I'm sticking with beer, the Whole Foods near my office sells Three Philosophers for $6.50/ bomber (almost feels like stealing at that price). One of those is enough to put me in a very festive mood.
  6. Benish

    Benish Champion (854) Mar 13, 2013 Wisconsin
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    I honestly hate having a buzz but while we are talking cheap, probably Huber Bock, Point, or PBR.
  7. kdb150

    kdb150 Devotee (456) Mar 8, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Smirnoff Vanilla and diet cola. A handle of that stuff only runs a little over $20. Much better cost- and calorie-wise if I feel like getting a buzz on. Drinking shite beer just to get wasted is incredibly inefficient.
  8. rather

    rather Aspirant (260) May 31, 2013 California

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  9. utopiajane

    utopiajane Poo-Bah (2,316) Jun 11, 2013 New York

    Stoli's for a quick buzz. Remy for a graceful buzz and for a beer buzz gimme a badass stout like even more jesus.
  10. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poo-Bah (1,509) Aug 11, 2012 Indiana
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    Cheap buzz for me is doing 60 minutes of hardcore cardio and then drinking just one beer. Cheaper buzz than drinking several.
  11. Dreizhen

    Dreizhen Aspirant (263) Jun 6, 2013 District of Columbia

    Terrapin Hopsecutioner or whatever their other high-gravs are at the moment. In Athens, GA we pre-game at the brewery. $10 for a logo glass and 8 quarter pours of your choice. Except if you wink/tip/aren't a general douche to the volunteers at the bars, you'll end up with more like 8 half pours and there is always a few people looking to give away some of their beer.

    I love getting my visiting friends drunk there before 8 PM.

    If I can't make it there, Kilian's Irish Red isn't bad, especially when it's on sale at Kroger. Or Sweet Water 420 when it's on tap at the bottle shop for $12/gallon.
  12. hey5hitgoose

    hey5hitgoose Aspirant (276) Feb 28, 2013 Illinois
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    its funny, because when I saw this thread title, the very first thing that came to mind was black boss
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  13. Dreizhen

    Dreizhen Aspirant (263) Jun 6, 2013 District of Columbia

    Oh, this, too. Steel Reserve and White Castle is a classic/classy combination form my college days.
  14. 1fJef

    1fJef Initiate (0) May 4, 2013 Maryland

    Take some NA Beers and add Everclear
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  15. ERRL710

    ERRL710 Aspirant (240) May 6, 2013 Illinois
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    Lagunitas Imperial Stout. Bomber is 7 bucks in Chicago. Which is cheap to me haha.
  16. boldcity2008

    boldcity2008 Initiate (0) Oct 11, 2008 Florida

    all beer is a quick cheap buzz for me, because I limit my 6 pack price to 8 dollars or less, anymore and I do not buy it period. no bombers ever. of course that is stay at home prices...

    of course if its buzz you want I do a chaser of good whiskey, but its not that cheap....
  17. CaptJackHarkness

    CaptJackHarkness Initiate (0) Aug 18, 2011 New York

    Quick , Cheap, Buzz = 40 oz. OE!
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  18. sgwagner

    sgwagner Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2012 Wisconsin

    I like to step it up to OE High Gravity personally, but either way you can't go wrong.

    King Cobra is not a bad option either.
  19. YieldToNothing

    YieldToNothing Initiate (0) Mar 13, 2013 New York

    on an empty stomach, post cardio session.....almost anything will give me a buzz. last week i had a bottle of pliny in about a half hour and i had a real nice buzz going.

    after i've eaten, its gonna be whiskey because beer won't buzz me unless i abuse it. and who wants to do that?
  20. Stignacious

    Stignacious Defender (628) Aug 24, 2011 New York
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    It certainly is well-made, but around here it's $7.99 a 6pk; very reasonable for NY standards
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  21. HeelsandEers

    HeelsandEers Initiate (0) Jun 8, 2013 West Virginia

    Any 6 pack that's $9.99 or less at 5 or more ABV.
  22. TheBigEast

    TheBigEast Initiate (0) Oct 21, 2004 New York
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    None - I learned how NOT to drink in college. I have not imbibed for effect since then.
  23. sajaffe1

    sajaffe1 Aspirant (274) Feb 16, 2013 Utah

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  24. Danny1217

    Danny1217 Champion (837) Jul 15, 2011 Florida
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  25. jwheeler87

    jwheeler87 Aspirant (226) Oct 27, 2011 Massachusetts

    PBR for beer.

    Otherwise usually Jim Beam or Smirnoff Vanilla and Diet Coke. I got three nips of Jim Beam and two 17 once coke zero bottles for under five bucks the other night. It did the trick just fine.
  26. David_MrBox

    David_MrBox Initiate (0) Jul 26, 2013 Florida

    Oh....gosh.... lol
    I will stick with Natural Ice.
  27. Tr0janSlay3r

    Tr0janSlay3r Initiate (0) Jul 28, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Yuengling is definitely my cheap go to buzz!!
  28. PBR30pack

    PBR30pack Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2013

    $5.50 for a 6 pack
    Good price
    Good mexican lager
    Good buzz
  29. lewisti

    lewisti Initiate (164) Nov 7, 2001 Connecticut

    I agree I bought a Zywiec porter this week for just this reason
  30. Roguer

    Roguer Poo-Bah (2,552) Mar 25, 2013 Georgia
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    I really don't have one, at all. I echo previous comments: liquor. If I want a quick buzz, I'll probably default to a white Russian, which I have maybe once a month.
  31. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,417) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    Triangle Brewing Belgian Golden is 8% and is 8.99/six.
  32. cmg22

    cmg22 Initiate (0) Nov 8, 2010 New Jersey

    hard to beat flying dog double pale ale in this category, 11.5 abv and 11 bucks for the six pack by me.
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