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Old 09-03-2012, 09:44 PM   #11
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Used to be some barleywines would come in 7 oz "nips." It made sense to buy stronger beers is smaller containers, now most of the RIS and BW come in bombers.

My fridge is full of bombers because I don't have some to drink them with often enough.

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Old 09-03-2012, 09:56 PM   #12
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I'd definitely rather get some of the lost abby stuff in 12-16oz bottles rather than 750ml.
In my experience, people aren't willing to spend 5-7 dollars on a 12 ounce bottle of beer but will have no problem pulling the trigger on a 12-15 dollar bomber of the same stuff.
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Old 09-03-2012, 10:40 PM   #13
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In my experience, people aren't willing to spend 5-7 dollars on a 12 ounce bottle of beer but will have no problem pulling the trigger on a 12-15 dollar bomber of the same stuff.
I left it out of my article, but the prices of the larger bottles make no sense either. A lot of time the 4 pack costs less per ounce than the bomber. Goose Island is a great example. I bought the 4 pack of Sophie for $12.99. The bombers were going for $10.99.

It doesn't make any sense.
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Old 09-03-2012, 10:58 PM   #14
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I left it out of my article, but the prices of the larger bottles make no sense either. A lot of time the 4 pack costs less per ounce than the bomber. Goose Island is a great example. I bought the 4 pack of Sophie for $12.99. The bombers were going for $10.99.

It doesn't make any sense.
Find a place that selling individual 12 ounce bottles and the price per ounce difference will mostly wash out. IMO Either way, if you are getting your panties in a bunch over the price per ounce of beer, you shouldn't be buying beer in the first place...
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Old 09-03-2012, 11:26 PM   #15
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IMO Either way, if you are getting your panties in a bunch over the price per ounce of beer, you shouldn't be buying beer in the first place...
That's why it was left out of the article
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