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Your most expensive beer haul

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by DogfishJoe, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. DogfishJoe

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    What is the most that you have spent on one single haul? about $90 for me
     
  2. Lantern

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    Probably $150 or so. $100+ is the norm for me.
     
  3. drgonzo2k2

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    I try to limit my single purchases to $100.

    Emphasis on the word try! ;)
     
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  4. DogfishJoe

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    dang is that everytime?
     
  5. drperry11

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    I never spend more than 30 bucks when I get beer
     
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    $500.

    You said most ever.

    Is that normal? No!
     
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  7. Jparkanzky

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    I take it you don't hang out with MarkInithar in Warren?
     
  8. robinsmv

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    Most spent on just beer is $104. 4 bottles of Leon, 1 MZ, 1 guava grove. I did see a $1200 haul in another thread, 5 cases of Leon.
     
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    $160 IIRC.
     
  10. gtermi

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    I think the most I ever spent was 129 dollars and that was with 25% off.
     
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    Easily between $750-1000 at big beer festivals like Dark Lord Day. Maybe $150 at a beer release. Normal beer runs I probably haven't topped $100.
     
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  12. DogfishJoe

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    nope thought i was the only one in the area, thanks for the heads up will be sending him a bm
     
  13. DogfishJoe

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    was gonna go to dl day this year but couldnt find anyone to carpool with, i had about $400 to spend that would of been my biggest haul.
     
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    over 300 on DLD, that shit get's expensive
     
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  15. superspak

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    $250-300 across 5 stores in Indiana in a single day. lol. A couple cases of mixed bombers/750s and some singles. Come to think of it, it has probably happened more than once. When I go beer shopping in MI I usually pick a city and hit every store I know about on a random ass Saturday afternoon. I love the adventure.
     
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    One day haul, hitting several stores, I spent about $130. The wife was not amused.
     
  17. HopsintheSack

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    The single biggest was around 300 at Alpine.
     
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  18. UCLABrewN84

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    I think like $200 or so. I stocked up at a tent sale.
     
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  19. FosterJM

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    I think in the $150 range.

    Cheers!
     
  20. CoverMePorkins

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    My biggest was 2 weeks ago. It was just under $500. I made a large Belgian beer purchase including 3 of the Westy 12 bricks. A normal run for me is around $30 locally. When I make the drive to Belgium it is usually in the $150-$200 range. With 3 hours of driving time I want to stock up.
     
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    $275 but that was a one-time occurrence and was an online "haul" from Belgium.
     
  22. ncaudle

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    you're not supposed to tell her...
     
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    I make it rain.
     
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    She was with me :(
     
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    $65 in a single day
     
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    The most I have droped in one day was around $130 2 Stone 16yrs 4 BB XIV 1 case of FBS and 1 whiskey barrel aged Old Ruffian
     
  27. mocktm

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    Most in a single day was probably around $300 across three stores. That was picking up A LOT of stuff just based on luck that I don't normally see: BCBS, Cantillion Classic Gueze, etc.

    Normally though, it's around $25 or so per run, consisting of a couple sixers and a cheap bomber for the week.
     
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    I don't think I've ever broke $100 at once. My tendency is more to buy small amounts several times a week and hauls only really happen when I'm out of state. I can think of one or two hauls I've made for about $75 and the first time I went to HF was $80+ including all the growlers.
     
  29. BuckeyeOne

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    Probably around $70. I prefer IPAs and DIPAs (meaning I buy them fresh and when I plan to drink them), don't have a cellar, and don't go chasing whales. Plus, living in Seattle with our great beer selection and access, there's really no reason for me to ever really need to stock up. I think the one time I spent around $70 was when purchasing a couple of FW anniversary beers in addition to my biweekly $40 purchase.
     
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    He speaks the truth. I've witnessed it.
     
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    North of $1000. Thanks, Upland, for letting people order your sours without up-front payment!
     
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    A weekend down to San Diego got me for about $500 a couple months ago.
    My wife doesn't bat an eyelid at the $90-100 purchases anymore. She just shakes her heads knowing Im just torturing myself by buying all this beer and not being able to drink it.
     
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    It took a lot of e-mail addresses (and drivers licenses I found on the internet), but I won 40 bottles of Sour Reserve Batch 2.
     
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    Around $560 at Kuhnhenn's Winter Solstice 2010. Wish I would of asked people that weren't getting their full allotment of Raspberry Eisbock if I could buy more bottles. I miss that stuff, 6 was not nearly enough.:)
     
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  36. Powderhornphil

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    My most expensive day is always Darkness Day. $108. Otherwise I try not to spend more than 50 or 60 at a time.
     
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    $375 at Dark Horse's 4 Elf Party on 3 cases of BBA Plead The 5th, usually $100 on average on a normal visit
     
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    Most I spent on one Haul.. I think it was around 100. Dont think I have ever gone over that.
     
  39. Dan_Bowman

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    I've spent $100+ a few times over the past couple months. My craft brew desire/obsession has really spiked this year.
     
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    Me spending at store: $800 (muling)
     
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