By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Feb 19, 2008 at 5:09 AM

"Bar Month" at is back for another round! The whole month of February, we're serving up intoxicatingly fun bars and club articles -- including guides, bartender profiles, drink recipes and even a little Brew City bar history. Cheers!

Each week during our coverage of all things bars in the area, we check around with local watering holes, clubs, lounges, liquor stores and grocery stores to give you a comparison on the cost of your favorite libations.

We spent the first two installments of "Price Check" out on the town. We went to the bars, hit up the various stadia and movie houses, but what's wrong with spending a night in every now and then? After all, that fancy big-screen, high-def monstrosity does you no good unless you park your rear end in front of it every once in a while.

With that in mind, we set out this week to see what it's going to cost you to stock the fridge for a night on the couch. And, to add an element of competition, we'll see what's cheaper: a case of Miller High Life or a case of that stuff from St. Louis.

To keep things simple and fair, we chose packages of a dozen 12-oz. cans. Some stores don't carry larger cases and this allows a more uniform survey. You are on your own, though, for chips and other related munchies.

As always, the Talkback feature at the end of this story is here for you. Feel free to add the prices at your neighborhood emporium.

Becher Beer & Liquor Depot
2079 S. 69th St., (414) 543-0223
High Life: $7.99
Budweiser: $9.29

Bluemound Beer & Liquor
6001 W. Bluemound Rd., (414) 258-3100
High Life: $6.99
Budweiser: $8.99

Discount Liquor
5031 W. Oklahoma Ave., (414) 545-2175
High Life: $6.39
Budweiser: $7.99

Majdecki's Sentry
N81 W15182 Appleton Ave, Menomonee Falls, (262) 255-3007
High Life: $6.49
Budweiser: $8.29

Otto's Beverage Center
4163 N. 76th St., (414) 536-0100
High Life: $7.39
Budweiser: $8.29

Pick N' Save
5800 S. 108th St., Hales Corners, (414) 427-8812
High Life: $6.59
Budweiser: $8.09

Ray's Liquor
8930 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa, (414) 258-9821
High Life: $6.99
Budweiser: $8.49

2643 N. Downer Ave., (414) 962-1600
High Life: $8.29
Budweiser: $8.29

Smith Beer & Liquor Mart
1413 E. Brady St.,(414) 272-8310
High Life: $7.39
Budweiser: $9.47

Town Beer & Liquor
903 S. 84th St., West Allis, (414) 476-9922
High Life: $7.49
Budweiser: $8.99

Next week: How about something for the ladies, or just those with a palate that favors something a little more sophisticated? We'll check out wine prices in the area.