Your most expensive beer haul

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

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  1. Northlax3

    Northlax3 Initiate (85) Aug 19, 2012 New Jersey
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    $67.39 after tax.

    As a pretty much broke college student, I feel like that's up there
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  2. LOCAL

    LOCAL Initiate (0) Oct 29, 2006 New Hampshire

    On my birthday every year I go on a beer purchasing quest and come home with close to $300 worth.
  3. Inchay

    Inchay Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2012 California

    On a single haul ~$80 or so. My normal runs are $10-$20.
  4. silentjay

    silentjay Initiate (0) Nov 25, 2008 Massachusetts

    over $1000 on a VT run. apparently my old record of 38 bomber fills at Hill Farmstead was broken. Though the beer was split between about 12 different people.
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  5. shand

    shand Meyvn (1,424) Jul 13, 2010 Florida
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    Sometimes when I go to CCB, I just can't help myself and spend upwards of 100 bucks there, then usually another 50 between Total Wine and Whole Foods.
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  6. Retail1LO

    Retail1LO Initiate (0) May 4, 2011 Pennsylvania

    I think DaveHack just spent $300 on Ephraim alone at HF this weekend. Then bought about 14 cases of Heady, cleaned the Warren store out of anything with "Lawson's" printed on it, bought north of 80 bottles at HF, another 40 growlers not called Ephraim, and then handbottled half the shit they served the evening of the VIP event. I'm sure I'm missing some other things too.
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  7. jegross2

    jegross2 Meyvn (1,219) Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    OMG this "DaveHack" sounds like a total hoarder who should learn to leave some on the shelves for others! GEEZUS!
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  8. Shmeal

    Shmeal Devotee (414) Nov 9, 2009 Oregon
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    $300 or so. This year's HotD dock sale will most likely change that.
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  9. Retail1LO

    Retail1LO Initiate (0) May 4, 2011 Pennsylvania

    His motto is "All your beer are belong to me."
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  10. jegross2

    jegross2 Meyvn (1,219) Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    Says the partial benefactor of my dibs :wink:
  11. lucasj82

    lucasj82 Zealot (595) Aug 13, 2009 Indiana
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    Around $120 a few times.
  12. Retail1LO

    Retail1LO Initiate (0) May 4, 2011 Pennsylvania

    I never said I wasn't a bit of a hypocrite.
  13. jegross2

    jegross2 Meyvn (1,219) Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    Defend your honor sir! I challenge you to 3F Oude Gueze 2010 corks at dawn
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  14. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,417) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    $90. That was for 5 Event Horizon and 1 Sculpin when it first came to NC last winter.
  15. yamar68

    yamar68 Initiate (0) Apr 1, 2011 Minnesota

    Etre Gourmet and no, I don't want to talk about it.
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  16. Dcv

    Dcv Initiate (0) Nov 12, 2009 Michigan

    I spent around $500 at the Livery anniversary party, but that was bottles, draft, and food.
  17. Cyberkedi

    Cyberkedi Poo-Bah (2,945) Dec 25, 2006 Georgia

    Around $150 at Brusin' Ales in Asheville, NC. Worth every nickel!
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  18. silentjay

    silentjay Initiate (0) Nov 25, 2008 Massachusetts

    Man, some of your "hauls" pale in comparison to what I've spent on ONE bottle.

    I need help
  19. deadonhisfeet

    deadonhisfeet Poo-Bah (1,572) Apr 23, 2011 Kentucky

    What the hell did you do? Grab her purse and make a run for the check-out?
  20. POTABLE83

    POTABLE83 Devotee (407) Jun 21, 2012 New York
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    Around $650 or so - Miraculously, when I was picking up KH last year, I saw 6 GI Rare's, 2 CBS's and some Blushing Monk sitting in the corner. It needed a good home.
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  21. JAXSON

    JAXSON Savant (921) Dec 15, 2005 Pennsylvania
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    Depending on how you define "haul" it was about $1,200. These days it's pretty much $40-50 for a case of some IPA, or about $200 for a bunch of lambics online.
  22. boilermakerbrew

    boilermakerbrew Meyvn (1,293) Aug 13, 2010 Indiana
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    One time I spent $70. That was on spring break because I wasn't going very far and needed to celebrate.
  23. allouez86

    allouez86 Aspirant (204) Jan 24, 2009 Wisconsin

    In one day I spent about $150 at few different stores and my average hall is roughly $55 since I can only make it to the good bottle store every other week with work and travel constraints.
  24. raffels

    raffels Initiate (168) Dec 12, 2009 West Virginia

    $843.88 so far this year (5 hauls) from the only beer store worth it's salt in a 30 some mile radius.

    Considering where I live, it's actually the only one.
  25. superspak

    superspak Poo-Bah (13,383) May 5, 2010 Michigan
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    Heres what my 250 dollars looks like from IN last year. I may or may not have broken that later on, but I know for sure this was a huge haul: I hit maybe 5-6 awesome stores I knew of in Ft Wayne.







    Only beer left out of all that is HotD, Hardy's and Yeti(2.5 year old bottle, will probably open on a special occasion when I see fit) Also Founders RIS. I have 2 4 packs currently lol
  26. Lare453

    Lare453 Meyvn (1,338) Feb 1, 2012 Florida
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    750... The wife was not happy...
  27. ChadQuest

    ChadQuest Initiate (0) Mar 4, 2009 Illinois

    $350 = 6 Rares.

    don't message me.
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  28. JonDot

    JonDot Initiate (0) Sep 17, 2012

    Beer store, probably $200. Cigar store = $1700.
  29. gmrv4

    gmrv4 Initiate (19) Jun 11, 2012 Missouri

    $107.67 for eight bottles of Saison-Brett 2012. Usually less than $25 except on Saison-Brett release day.
  30. kmello69

    kmello69 Defender (618) Nov 27, 2011 Texas
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    Most at one time was $300, on a trip to San Diego. Too much stuff we just dont get in TX. Normal shopping day is 50-75
  31. Casedogg43

    Casedogg43 Initiate (0) Jan 4, 2012 Indiana
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    The dollar doesn't matter! What was it that was in the back seat, that had you all jacked up to get to your storage place at the House??!!

    That's 1/2 the game! The "Chase"!
  32. a74gent

    a74gent Aspirant (284) Mar 16, 2010 Massachusetts
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    Box of Armand's and loons from Belgium...split it with another guy but that was something stupid like 700 bucks if I recall.
  33. Moc513

    Moc513 Aspirant (263) May 24, 2012 New York
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    Went to Philly on the way to DFH and spent around $350 on beers we can't get in Buffalo. Normal trip to the store, about $50-$75. Going to Vermont in November....going to be expensive :slight_smile:
  34. Samjuan12

    Samjuan12 Initiate (197) Jun 17, 2012 Illinois
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    Bout $100 bucks on my days off.... When i'm not working I tend to go beer shopping...
  35. fickenmeimirish

    fickenmeimirish Initiate (177) Feb 18, 2011 Illinois
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  36. ThickNStout

    ThickNStout Poo-Bah (2,104) Mar 8, 2011 Georgia
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    It's not too uncommon for me to hit $130-150. I've gone as high as about $300 on weekend vacations when I hit up a few stores to stock up on stuff that doesn't get GA distribution.
  37. DogfishJoe

    DogfishJoe Initiate (189) Feb 14, 2010 Ohio
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    I plan on spending a lot on my birthday this year maybe $150
  38. jeremy13586

    jeremy13586 Initiate (0) Apr 6, 2007 Pennsylvania

    About $400 (after coupons) during my vacation last month. Before that it has been a couple of $100-150 hauls.
  39. ObiWanKushnobi

    ObiWanKushnobi Initiate (0) Apr 4, 2011 Minnesota

    Most I have spent on beer in a single haul was around $450 on 2 bottles of Utopias.
  40. jzeilinger

    jzeilinger Poo-Bah (5,415) Dec 4, 2004 Pennsylvania
    Premium Member Beer Trader

    Next time take some friends to distract her and then pay with cash. :stuck_out_tongue:
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