In Philly, a lot of bars serve boilermakers of different sorts. A typical shot and a beer special is Jim Beam and PBR for $5. A variant would be tequila and tecate. If you are drinking on a budget, you can get pretty far in the City of Brotherly Love. But this past Thanksgiving, we took this concept to new and extravagant heights.
My brother in law brought a bottle of Westvleteren 12, one of the rarest and most highly rated beers in the world. And I cracked open a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle 15 year old bourbon, one of the rarest and most highly rated bourbons in the world.
It was a great tasting. The Westy, which had been aging for a year, had a raisin-y, dried fruit quality to it, which was in harmony with the dried fruits and toasted oak notes of the old wheated bourbon. It was a once in a lifetime experience. I have the photo evidence of this ridiculous experience: