Sadly, it's the retailers making a killing. The price from the abbey is 39 Euros per case (24).
Trappist Westvleteren Blond (5,8 vol.% ABV) 30,00 euros
Trappist Westvleteren 8 (dark) (8 vol.% ABV) 34,00 euros
Trappist Westvleteren 12 (dark) (10,2 vol.% ABV) 39,00 euros
Some friends he had. Oh well, thank God he only hurt himself & his family. I typically see the idiot drunk walk away while innocents die. As for the post, Ebert only said what millions are thinking.