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Are there any styles that make you nauseous?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by SummitSeries72, May 25, 2013.

  1. I don't why this is but I find English Special Bitters make me nauseous. That's not to say I don't like them. I have enjoyed Fullers ESB and Shipyard Old Thumper in the past. I can really enjoy the first few swigs. But by the end of the 12 ounce bottle, I feel completely nauseous. Anybody else have this experience?
  2. Eriktheipaman

    Eriktheipaman Champion (805) California Sep 4, 2010 Beer Trader

    That's very strange and unfortunate. I have never had this problem, nor have I heard of anyone with it. No other styles do this to you and how many have you tried overall?
  3. RaulMondesi

    RaulMondesi Advocate (720) California Dec 11, 2006 Verified

    Witbiers. There is just something unearthly wrong about them.
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  4. I can truly say that no other styles have had this effect on me. I've tried a bunch (porters, stouts, IPAs, DIPAs, Lagers, Pilsners, HefeWeizens, Belgian Ales, Lambics, etc.).
  5. superspak

    superspak Poobah (1,250) Michigan May 5, 2010 Beer Trader

    Sours give me a mild headache. I'll keep drinking them though.
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  6. gtermi

    gtermi Champion (780) Texas Apr 21, 2010

    Anything heavily smoked makes we almost throw up...
  7. Eriktheipaman

    Eriktheipaman Champion (805) California Sep 4, 2010 Beer Trader

    Very strange and I wish I could help more. My only guess would be certain types of English yeast. Have you tried many English IPA's, Milds, Porters, or Old Ales?
  8. I can't stomach the taste of Belgian beers and wheat beers (the latter to a lesser degree). The wheaty/yeasty flavors of them taste like a rotten sandwich to me. I had Aventinus' Weizen-Eisbock and I gagged after every sip, couldn't finish it.
  9. mellowmark

    mellowmark Advocate (545) Minnesota Mar 31, 2010 Beer Trader

    No stlyes, but some beers.
  10. ipapong

    ipapong Aficionado (165) Wisconsin Sep 30, 2007 Beer Trader

    Browns don't make me nauseous but there is absolutely nothing appealing to me about them. Lagers give me horrific heartburn.
  11. JayORear

    JayORear Advocate (685) California Feb 22, 2012 Beer Trader

    No, but there are threads that do.
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  12. My experience of English beers consists mostly of Samuel Smith. I love Samuel Smith beers and have never had a problem with them.
  13. I hope it's not this thread! :)
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  14. Horbar

    Horbar Advocate (665) Rhode Island Feb 24, 2012

    Shipyard .......
  15. DHS1029

    DHS1029 Savant (365) Illinois Feb 14, 2013 Beer Trader

    Ugh, Rauchbiers...
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    VDODSON Savant (320) North Dakota Feb 5, 2013

    Stouts, Porters, and Trappist's. Everything from Chimay, to Guiness Stout...disgusting.
  17. willth

    willth Savant (300) Illinois Apr 2, 2013

    I am not a fan at all of sours. Something about it makes me want to barf.
  18. kingofhop

    kingofhop Advocate (565) Oklahoma May 9, 2010

    Banana beer.
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  19. LukeH

    LukeH Aficionado (185) Minnesota May 5, 2013

    Nut browns. Wouldn't go so far as to say they make me nauseated but I really have no desire to drink another one.
  20. Dtapeski

    Dtapeski Aficionado (205) Colorado Oct 26, 2012

    Doughnut Bacon Maple Ale had a similar effect on me
  21. Eriktheipaman

    Eriktheipaman Champion (805) California Sep 4, 2010 Beer Trader

    So somebody has a legitimate problem and you find the need to be smart ass? You're cool.
  22. JayORear

    JayORear Advocate (685) California Feb 22, 2012 Beer Trader

    Nah, you're right. It was kind of dickish. Sorry, OP.
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  23. Uniobrew31

    Uniobrew31 Advocate (705) Pennsylvania Jan 16, 2012 Beer Trader

    Smoked beers and most adjuncts. Just nasty
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  24. Chou

    Chou Aficionado (205) Oregon Apr 17, 2012

    Anything that has "mint" on the label.

    Or "banana."

    Those are two flavors I can't take in much food.

    Most dubbels (or anything "raisin-y" --peraps from brettynomyces -- remind me of Robatussin cough syrup)
  25. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Savant (485) Illinois May 10, 2012

    Any "sour beers" from FFF... lol plz stop trying.
  26. Spaceloaf

    Spaceloaf Aficionado (235) Oregon Nov 27, 2008

    Anything with very heavy caramel/malt makes me feel a little sick after finishing it (e.g. doppelbocks). Similar to the OP, I can enjoy it while its going down, but once I finish it I feel ill.

    More generally, I think I have something about alcohol and sweetness. I can't handle anything that's too sweet.
  27. Super dank, super piney IPAs. Not nauseous, and it's probably just a mental thing, but they somehow trigger my allergies and cause pressure to build up behind my eyes.
  28. mpayne5

    mpayne5 Advocate (635) Indiana Aug 18, 2011 Beer Trader

    Anise flavors take me back to the Jager days
  29. Flanders Red Ales, sadly. There are some very respectable beers in this style, but I just can't enjoy them.
  30. shand

    shand Advocate (705) Florida Jul 13, 2010 Beer Trader

    An very yeasty saison will do it for me.
  31. gjoker321

    gjoker321 Champion (760) Florida Dec 26, 2007 Beer Trader

    Weiss beers (those German Weiss yeast banana and clove flavors).. (shudders). There are certain breweries that upset my stomach, cause my nose to run an eyes to redden. Haven't figured out a common ingredient though. The top brewery that pops into my mind that this happens with is Gordon Biersch.
  32. smoked beers and gose's
  33. Benish

    Benish Advocate (665) Wisconsin Mar 13, 2013 Beer Trader

    Old Style makes me nauseous. No scientific explanation and I don't think they even taste that bad. Either way, I'm not buying it again.
  34. Mshull

    Mshull Savant (390) Ohio Mar 26, 2013 Beer Trader

    Smoked porters and Belgium beers
  35. No problem. Thanks for the humble apology.
  36. Mscarpen

    Mscarpen Savant (355) Tennessee Apr 2, 2011

    Amen. I always feel queezy after one of these... Like I've just been roofied. Come to think of it... I never remember my second witbier.
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  37. Ipa's or tripples on an empty stomach...
  38. brikelly

    brikelly Savant (470) Massachusetts Apr 11, 2010 Beer Trader

    Put a ton of anise in your beer and my gag reflex will be tested to its max.
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  39. fox227

    fox227 Advocate (610) California Nov 19, 2010

    Sours make me somewhat acrid and gassy, thus why I haven't ticked many. It's a shame because I enjoyed the actual flavors.
  40. fox227

    fox227 Advocate (610) California Nov 19, 2010

    I feel bad for you, about the IPAs. That does my empty stomach good.