ECBS wrote:RE: Westvleteren 12
I've been in touch with Peter Lopaty (Esprit Agencies) about getting some Westy 12 shipped to the Windsor area. Unfortunately, it can only be purchased by the case (24 bottles x 330mL). Prices vary slightly with each order but I'm told the last order rang in at $375.60 per case (ouch!). Not sure how this stuff is normally priced in North America, but I was originally planning on grabbing a bottle in Madrid, Spain this summer for around $20 CDN. At $375.60 per case, we're looking at $15.65 per bottle.
I run a Beer Society out of Leamington, so I'd definitely be interested in going in on a case (I'd probably take anywhere from 6 to 12 bottles). Any of you guys have any interest in a bottle, or 6, or 12?
Peter has said that the Westy 12 order is "on the way", so we'll probably have to make the call fairly soon. Lemme know!
To answer my own question, I just recalled reading that the LCBO sold 6-packs of the stuff, in limited quantities, a couple years back. I didn't hear about it until it was too late, but it looks like they were priced at $76.85 per 6-pack (i.e. $12.80/bottle) and came with a couple glasses, too. Not sure we'll ever get another deal like that again, though...and even if we did, I'm not so sure the beer would find its way down to the Windsor region!