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Old 11-20-2012, 01:33 AM   #41
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Because it would cost around 150 plus about a year for 5 gallons and 1 gallon wouldn't be enough if i did succeed
Idk man, 1 gallon of utopia is a LOT
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Old 11-20-2012, 01:40 AM   #42
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Where are you finding it? I didn't know the new release was out already.


Nevermind.

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Old 11-20-2012, 03:30 AM   #43
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well, it is like a good bottle of your favorite spirt or a good bottle of wine no one looks askew at a 200$ bottle of wine or a $200 bottle of cognac
why any diffrence for a fine brew? its not like swilling a BMC for $200

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Old 11-20-2012, 12:30 PM   #44
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Ooohh...a $200 bottle of Olde English 800.

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Old 11-20-2012, 03:00 PM   #45
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for me it depends on context. just to have around the house? no way. but for, lets say, a wedding? yup.

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Old 11-20-2012, 05:17 PM   #46
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The Common Table, in Dallas, will be doing a tasting of it on the 27th, if anyone is in the area. I'll definitely be there.

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I saw some bottles of it at the local liquor store that also had a 21 bottle collection of irish whiskey for $250,000. I want to get it but $200 is sharp for that even though i spent $90 on Tactical nuclear penguin. I rather buy Jonny walker blue than that but its still egging me to buy it. I just want to giving a try. Need to find a bar that will have it per shot before pissing my money away

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Old 11-27-2012, 05:39 PM   #48
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The Common Table in Dallas is selling 1 oz. pours for $15 today. Is that worth it in your opinion?

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Up to you if it's worth it. I was at the local craft beer bar on Saturday. The owner's brother popped in and surprised a few of us with a free taste. To my wife and I, it tasted like a tawny port. We didn't get any carbonation- not sure if that was how it should be or if the bottle had been opened and the carb was just gone. I liked it but I'd be more inclined to pay 15 for another shot of it than 200 for a bottle- just my opinion.

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The Common Table in Dallas is selling 1 oz. pours for $15 today. Is that worth it in your opinion?
If you want to taste it it is...unless you have a line somewhere that costs less.

$15 for a 1oz pour roughly doubles the price of a bottle, but paying more by the shot for Utopias is no different than buying any booze by the shot vs. by the bottle. If you want to buy a bottle your cost per shot will be half that, but you have to dish out quite a lot more up front...and then if you don't like it...
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