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Your most overpriced buys

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by stealth, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. beerepiphany

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    They are closer to $12-14 here in IL
     
  2. barleywinefiend

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    Violated would be an understatement.
     
  3. mhksuccess

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    Well by far my most overpriced was in Vegas we got a Stone 5/5/5 which is my friend's birthday
    for $75 we split it three ways so wasnt so bad
    whatever happens there stays there
     
  4. jjchristiano

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    Sierra Nevada Ovila Dubbel 22 oz bomber bottle. $12 retail at a local liquor store.
    I called it a donation as it says on the bottle that some of the proceeds go to restoring an Abbey in California.
    I was expecting a lot more from a Sierra Nevada collaboration.
     
  5. imduffman

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    mikkeller anything
     
  6. VaTechHopHead

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    Anything made by Mikkeller...their beers are mediocre at best and can cost as much as $15 for a 375mL bottle.
     
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  7. Monsone

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    Probably the $80 I spent on a bottle of Rare at a bar.
     
  8. ja1022

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    Naked Evil. Too damn sweet. Hopefully a couple of years on it will help.

    Sweet Evil....well...worse.
     
  9. marcgo2

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    I paid $28 for a 4 pack of BCBS, right after the release, before I knew how readily available it was going to be in the Chicago area. :(
     
  10. forcedlaughter

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    Red Poppy at the same price as a 4 pack of Cuvee De Jacobins, which I found out I like better.
     
  11. SportsandJorts

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    For 5 ounces of bolt cutter at a bar I paid $12.
     
  12. Slatetank

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    Infinium and Chocolate bock were both higher than necessary
     
  13. kdb150

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    I live in PA. The amount I have to overpay for individual bottles of stuff makes me want to cry. I could probably write up quite an eye-popping list, but off the top of my head (with parenthetical reviews):

    $17 for Uncle Jacob's Stout (kinda worth it)
    $30 for Bolt Cutter (kinda worth it)
    $27.50 for Nebraska Fathead (not worth it)
    $24.50 for La Trappe barrel-aged quad (worth it)
    $22 for Parabola and Sucaba (worth it)

    I also paid 24 Euro for a 375ml of 3F OG Golden Blend while in Rome. SO not worth it.
     
  14. ChanChan

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    I would love to make this purchase!!
     
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  15. King_KongDCO93

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    Surly Darkness and most of Surly's beers...Price form Darkness was around $20-27. Don't get me wrong, it's a great and I mean great beer, but there are other Imperial Stouts that are better and way cheaper.

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    Brooklyn Black Ops ($11.99)
    The Abyss ($13.99)
    Blaecorn Unidragon (8.99)
    AleSmith Speedway Stout (12.99)
    BCBS ($20 for a 4pac)
    Bell's Expedition Stout ($16.99 6pac)

     
  16. norcalhophead

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    Still think Green Flash is making a mistake of their 4-pks of West Coast IPA & Hop Head Red at $9.99 when you can get 6-pks of Two Hearted, Racer 5, & Founders Centennial for same price
     
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  17. HoshuaJobbs

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    But damn if Sculpin isn't amazballs! Worth every penny, especially when it's fresh.
     
  18. Dirtinabottle

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    i do travel and collect dirt from time to time. relevant indeed.
     
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    I find "The Bruery" products very over priced...
     
  20. Derranged

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    10 for Gubna is a good price.
     
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    Some of them would be worth that price, but in CA, the price is too high.
     
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    Probably MoAS at about 23-24 but anytime I pop one im glad I got a few. Well worth it.
     
  23. FEUO

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    Over $20 on a bomber or over $8 on a 12oz is too much.
    Done it only once. Tart of Darkness has yet to be cracked. Coming soon to a beer review near you.
     
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    Deschutes 'The Dissident' $19 Canadian
     
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    Brewdog
     
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  26. ComRock12

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    80% of Evil Twin
     
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    Not when you can get a pound of onions for a few bucks at the market. :rolleyes:
     
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    I just bought a bottle of Cantillon Vigneronne for $32 (Canadian). I haven't tried it yet so cannot say whether it's overpriced...
     
  29. BreakingBad

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    eclipse 50/50 I just can't bring myself to spend 30 bucks on it.
     
  30. YogiBeer

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    wat?
     
  31. oregone

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    Your onion store is taking advantage of you.
    Is California the Pennsylvania of the onion world?
     
  32. YogiBeer

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    Oude Tart for 20 dollars... total drain pour for 5 different people, was soooo pissed.

    Interestingly enough, paid $23 for a 12oz, 3 year old North Coast Old Stock... worth every penny, holy shit.
     
  33. UCLABrewN84

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    You have to buy a case of onions at a time.
     
  34. oregone

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    Bastards.
    What if you only want one sandwich or fajita?
     
  35. UCLABrewN84

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    Specialty onion shop. Expect to pay $5 an onion at least.
     
  36. Derranged

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    I drank all 4 cans, and I found it to be a malt bomb. But I tasted no onions, garlic or any other kind of vegetables as other posters have mentioned in their reviews. That's strange. How can a beer tasted like onions anyway? (minus brewing with onions)
     
  37. BeerSnob218

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    Bitches brew.
     
  38. PetieP

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    One of my local bottle shops has really good prices on some things, and ridiculous prices on others. I think I may have mentioned this in another thread.

    I bought Black Ops there for $35 about a year ago. I recently got another elsewhere for $20. That irked me. Then I saw DFH Hellhound at a Wegman's for $13, right after I saw at at the bottle shop for $30. My biddy in NC grabbed a bottle of Bitches Brew for me at $13, after I saw it at that fantastic bottle shop for $35. Ugh.
    Not gonna even talk about the $8 12oz bottles of Backwoods Bastard...

    PA bottle shops, man. PA bottle shops.
     
  39. Derranged

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    I never bought any of these, but any high-end Italian beer seems just a smidge more money than the others.
     
  40. Blueribbon666

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    Lmao...I mean seriously, Bobby V?? How did they think that was going to end? Ah well, it's better when the fan base is angry then more beer will be bought.
     
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