deals12 artisan craft beers for $1.60 each for $19.00…

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I'm officially 21 today and this the first deal I see on Deals.woot. IT'S A SIGN!

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C'mon, Woot, just buy these guys and change them to beer.woot.com. You know you want to.

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@captainsuperdawg: Happy Birthday! Here's a Birthday song for you.

Seems like a good deal for the 1st month at any rate.

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Hasn't this deal (or at least very similar deals) been showing up a lot? Is Woot trying to get us to buy more beer so we get drunk and buy more of their products?

Kidding aside though, 9.50 for a 6 pack isn't too bad assuming that the beer is shipped properly. If this is the same company (and I think it is) then from what I remember I read good reviews about their shipping and the beer was fresh from the breweries (awesome for IPA lovers like me). Can anyone support or contradict this? I might have gotten drunk and imagined all this.

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If you order this with the intention of only getting it for 1 month, go into your account after ordering and remove the subscription or you'll get charged $42 next month.

I went ahead and ordered for 1 month and cancelled my subscription. It'll show up just in time for me to go camping too. :)

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This would be a great woot! if it were $19 each and every month. You are better off finding these beers at better quality liquor stores and buying them when on sale. Or better yet, get a Mr. Beer kit when offered on woot! and make your own like I'm doing!

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I've been waiting and waiting for a Mr beer

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Most larger liquor stores have mix a six packs for $9-$10 dollars a piece in my area and very good selections. The only way this seems like much of a deal is if they have something I can't get in my area that is really exceptional.

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The buy now button on their site is not working (for me). Just refreshes the page. Maybe because I purchased a similar deal from them already?

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Pretty good deal for beer that you might not be able to find in your area anyways. In for one.

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The other problem with this "service" is that you will rarely find the VERY good or even PRETTY good beers being shipped to you. Most of it is contract brewed, borderline no-name dreck. I say go this route with caution, they make money for a reason and that reason isn't because they are carrying stuff from breweries like Bear Republic Or Nectar or Troegs or Alagash it's because they get good deals on "craft" beers made by people that are more concerned with making money than they are about creating good beer.

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@peregrinari: Did you see some of the ones they said they'll be offering? Deschutes, Russian River, Hair of the Dog, Alaskan, Great Lakes, Ninkasi, and 3 Floyds among others. I think it's worth a chance seeing as I can't get anything on their list here.

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I came close to trashing this deal, but at second glance I am luke warm and would like to hear more. These beer of the month clubs are usually as shallow and tasteless as the people who buy them for you. Upon closer inspection I am seeing some top notch breweries here.

For example SURLY brewing does not distribute outside of the twin cities, but produces bar-none the best IPA I have ever tasted (SUrly Furious) in a bottle exchange. I would pay the 42$ a month if I knew I had a pint can of Surly (and other decent non-SAB brews) coming my way.

It sure beats the 5 hour drive from Milwaukee : )

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Not to turn this into a discussion but Surly is not a bad IPA but it rates 90th percentiles of IPA. The IPA has so been mastered that 90 percent indicates a pretty standard IPA. I could recommend at least 500 or more (No joke on the number) 91st percentile beers to drink let alone the literally few thousand IPAs that rate from 91 to 100 percent. Its a tough market and paying that kind of money for an IPA could be a foolish endeavor. Regardless, if that IS your favorite beer it could be a worthy investment but it seems cheaper by far to just travel your local beer stores and become educated on the subject instead of some guy sitting at a desk sending out beer that he managed to hook up a good deal on.

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Very true @peregrinari, overall the best way to find great beers is to attend tastings and festivals, and simply buy what you like from the local store. This deal would be more suitable as a gift. If the dealer here sticks to the listed breweries with no filler I think it would be better then most out there.

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Where do people live that this is a deal? Bum-F*-Egypt? I can get Dubhe at the local beer store for $8.99 and I can drink it TODAY instead of waiting for shipping. And guess what, right next to the Dubhe is the rest of the store, overflowing with beer.

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I'm one of those obnoxious beer snobs and I have to say this deal sucks. Although you can cancel your membership after the first shipment so you don't get tagged with a $32 per month recurring charge, even at $19.00 it simply isn't that compelling.

Here in high-priced NJ, $9.50 will get you some pretty decent craft beers. Careful shopping will get you many of the Founders, Victory's Hop Wallop, Southern Tier's 2x IPA and 2x Milk Stout, and a long list of other quality craft beers to say nothing of the solid yet unspectacular six-packs for $7.99 - $8.99.

If you are fortunate enough to live in many other states (such as CA) you can get Stones and Rogues and a long list of exceptional brews from northern CA.

The reality is that you won't get the really good craft beers because the purveyer of this deal needs to make money and they have shipping costs to recover.

Plus part of the fun of shopping in a store for craft beers is the occasional mis-priced find and grabbing the last case.

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Also a beer guy, but from PA. Geography counts for a lot here. I'm my case, I can't mix/match anything -- I have to buy a case at a time so month to month, is the only time I create "variety". Sure I can buy individual six-packs from a bar, but at 2x the cost of this deal.

I've also gotten a few BOTM clubs as gifts and have enjoyed them, sometimes for the selections, but often for the surprise of what arrives and learning about the included brewers.

IMO, this is a small price for something fun in the mail. It may not be the best selection (time will tell), but I didn't hesitate when this deal came up before, and I'd do it again, assuming the selections varied month to month. For $19.00 that is. Not more.

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@acraigl: How far are you from the state line. There are so many good beer stores up on the Penn state line that you might be in luck!

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This is stupid, someone else gets to tell you what beer you get.

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If you're interested in craft beer by mail, but want to control what exactly you get, try BeerJobber: http://www.beerjobber.com/

I think their prices are a bit high when taking shipping into consideration, but they do have specials and it would make a great gift for a craft beer person. I have yet to use them, but am on their email list. Maybe someone else here can comment about actually using them.

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Also from PA, and variety just isn't an option in this state, as said its other 12$ for a six pack at a bar or 40$ for a case at a state own distributor. Only way to get anything "non-main stream" is to just hope to live near a micro-brewer or brew yourself.