Billy Beer is a failed beer brand named after Jimmy Carter’s youthful brother Billy Carter. It was my Falls City Brewing Company for about a 12 months, nevertheless it by no means actually caught on. I think it was a shiny American massive beer, much like all the things else that was being made on the time, however I’ve by no means actually tried it. I’m solely 31 so I missed about 7 years.
Interestingly, regardless of Billy Carter’s declare that the beer was made for him and that he loves it, he’s truly reportedly consuming Pabst Blue Ribbon (one other massive American pale ale).
Production didn’t final lengthy anyway, however tens of millions of cans have been made. That being stated, the worth might be low. I do know many South Americans preserve cans as “collectibles”, however since so many individuals preserve cans, their worth is definitely fairly low. I’ve an uncle who has a number of cans.
There was an unopened field on a TV present a whereas in the past that bought for $100; nevertheless, the true worth is simply what somebody is prepared to pay in case you resolve to promote it. The similar goes for any collectible. You can earn extra in case you are in the fitting place on the proper time. Places like ebay make it simpler to achieve collectors of rarer gadgets like billy beer, however the costs are nonetheless not that top. A fast search revealed some cans promoting for $2-$40 (unopened six-packs value extra), however nobody truly bid.
NOTE: If you discover one, don’t drink it. I don’t know if I have to say this, however this beer is nearly 40 years previous now…and never as previous as Cantillon, Drie Fonteinen or Chimay.