Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 29

Article: price of beer

  1. Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    140
    Thanks (Given)
    6431
    Thanks (Received)
    4030
    Likes (Given)
    19325
    Likes (Received)
    21169

    Jump to Comments

    price of beer

    28 Comments by cappy Published on 7th November 2013 07:36 PM
    idrink sol lager its a nice flavour which I enjoy sometimes in my local supermarket its 14 quid a case of 12 ....next time it can be 10 quid acase ...today it was 2 cases for 16 quid as xmas is coming I got 8 cases .....saving48 quid why do I feel I have been ripped off ......I asked the bloke in the beer section ...and got the typical ....effed if I know I only work here...how can this price change so much ....guess im just getting old ....cant understand it regards cappy

  2. Total Comments 28

    Comments

  3. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Blue Mountains NSW
    Posts
    18,816
    Thanks (Given)
    25297
    Thanks (Received)
    9241
    Likes (Given)
    31070
    Likes (Received)
    21318

    Default Re: price of beer

    Hi cappy Yes like many other commodities these days that is just one thing that is being exploited I feel! Like here in Aussie (suppose the same applies in many other Countries as well) the price of Petrol just fluctuates so much,with it going up and down just willy nilly. There has been so much talk of having a price level fixing but to no avail! All these Large Companies are just raking in the Dollars while us the Consumer just has to put up with all this! Crazy I call it and just plain greedy! If it wasn't for the People like us,where would these Giants be?? Cheers As I don't partake anymore I do feel however for those who still like their Sip! With Xmas approaching as you mention,there is sure to ne a price war on! Looks like here Aldi has some good offers going at this time,possibly over there too? http://www.aldiliquor.com.au/beer?gc...FYMopQodMjkAJQ http://www.bws.com.au/beerspecials.html
    Last edited by Doc Vernon; 7th November 2013 at 07:53 PM.
    Senior Member and Friend of this Website

    R697530

  4. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Seaforth L'Pool Merseyside
    Posts
    1
    Thanks (Given)
    635
    Thanks (Received)
    4625
    Likes (Given)
    8886
    Likes (Received)
    10700

    Default Re: price of beer

    Cappy What time does the bond open for your 2 a day.
    Regards.
    Jim.B.

  5. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    140
    Thanks (Given)
    6431
    Thanks (Received)
    4030
    Likes (Given)
    19325
    Likes (Received)
    21169

    Default Re: price of beer

    hello jim as soon as I can remember where me spanner is .....funny cos years ago there was a spanner in every case

  6. #5
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Wales
    Posts
    17,953
    Thanks (Given)
    5058
    Thanks (Received)
    8088
    Likes (Given)
    5562
    Likes (Received)
    12603

    Default Re: price of beer

    A gorilla walks into a pub, pulls up a stool, and orders beer.

    The bartender gives him a mug and says, "that'll be five bucks."

    As the gorilla reaches for his pocket, the bartender adds, "you know, we don't usually get many gorilla customers in here."

    The gorilla shrugged and replies, "at five bucks a beer, it's no wonder . . ."
    "Our veterans did not forget about us .... Let's not forget about them." From Michael Levesque

  7. #6
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    W.A.
    Posts
    13,944
    Thanks (Given)
    7697
    Thanks (Received)
    8024
    Likes (Given)
    11015
    Likes (Received)
    35169

    Default Re: price of beer

    Some *astards watered it down Cappy. John Sabourn

  8. #7
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    140
    Thanks (Given)
    6431
    Thanks (Received)
    4030
    Likes (Given)
    19325
    Likes (Received)
    21169

    Default Re: price of beer

    probably the Mexican cartels....then the importers ....then the retailers ......then patricia......only when im not looking john regards cappy

  9. #8
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Sunbury Victoria Australia
    Posts
    17,445
    Thanks (Given)
    5234
    Thanks (Received)
    6353
    Likes (Given)
    63289
    Likes (Received)
    25359

    Default Re: price of beer

    It's OK Cappy we get the same treatment here. I drink a berr called Ice, comes 30 cans to the pack, normal price $42 but on special two cases for $68 so buy up big three or four times ayear.
    Vernon in answer to you question about petrol and as you say you no longer imbibe, in alcohol I hope and not petrol. My brother in law here worked for the taxation departmnent for years and told me the reason for the fluctuation in price. The petrol manufacturers 24/7 so at one point they end up with an over supply, that is when they begin to drop prices in order to encourage sales, then the cycle begins again.
    Happy daze John in Oz.

    Life is too short to blend in.

    John Strange R737787
    World Traveller

  10. Likes Doc Vernon liked this post
  11. #9
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    liverpool
    Posts
    1,666
    Thanks (Given)
    386
    Thanks (Received)
    368
    Likes (Given)
    2810
    Likes (Received)
    3073

    Default Re: price of beer

    my local sells tetleys at 1.78 and carlsberg at i.91.
    R635733

  12. #10
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    South Shields
    Posts
    4,359
    Thanks (Given)
    426
    Thanks (Received)
    4628
    Likes (Given)
    2376
    Likes (Received)
    10014

    Default Re: price of beer

    Cappy
    Mexican beer. When I was working on the west coast of Mexico we used to buy Corona, Sol and Dos Equis (best one) for 5 cents a bottle. Initial purchase was higher but you brought the bottles then when you restocked you sent all the empties back and only paid for the beer. Spent a fabulous 12 months trotting up and down the west coast between Salina Cruz and as far up as the yankee border. Great runs ashore (even though it was a tanker) fantastic food (even brought through the local chandler) but best of all the beer. It was sombrero's at noon, ice cold Dos Equis on deck, then afternoon siesta.
    The Mexican beer we get in the U.K. is all brewed in Europe and has a different taste to the genuine Mexican stuff plus it costs about 1000 times more than in Mexico.
    rgds
    JA

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 LastLast

Similar Articles

  1. Price of a beer vs. time worked.
    By Rodney Mills in forum Trivia and Interesting Stuff
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 31st October 2012, 05:57 AM
  2. an ode to beer
    By Neville Roberts in forum Poetry & Ballads
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 31st May 2012, 11:07 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •