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Beers that you regret purchasing...

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Thedrizzle, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Advocate (625) Florida Sep 10, 2012 Subscriber Beer Trader

    I'm a big fan of youngs double chocolate stout. So I figured I'd give the well's and young's "banana bread beer" a try. That's where I messed up. Couldn't even finish the 4 back. Had to give them away to an unexpected victim.

    -Any one else have high hopes for a beer only to be let down?
  2. Nectar

    Nectar Savant (310) New Jersey Jan 17, 2013

    Dogfish Head Ta Henket.I buy every new DFH brew I see, simply because 90 minute was the beer that got me into the craft scene.

    I know that Ta Henket is what it is, but I didnt really enjoy it at all. Oh well, its just money. Tick!
  3. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Advocate (625) Florida Sep 10, 2012 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Yeah dfh is normally fantastic. Wasn't a fan of their Midas touch either.
  4. loafinaround

    loafinaround Savant (415) New York Jul 16, 2011

    blue point oatmeal stout. Very thin and a little bitter. It had this overbearing aroma... took me a few days to figure it out that it was coconut... and not in a good way... more like a suntan lotion way.
    Tried to offload it on my husband. even he couldn't do it. down the drain it went.
  5. SammyJaxxxx

    SammyJaxxxx Poobah (1,045) New Jersey Feb 23, 2012 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Cigar City Cucumber Saison.
  6. Nectar

    Nectar Savant (310) New Jersey Jan 17, 2013

    I think that Midas Touch is the ultimate Love/Hate experience...
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  7. assman79

    assman79 Savant (490) Wisconsin May 30, 2009

    Voodoo bacon
    Sirvis, APB, sjc83 and 29 others like this.
  8. beerborn

    beerborn Savant (345) Georgia Jan 22, 2012

    I'll be the first to say it: Voodoo donut.

    Edit: guess I got beaten
    Sirvis, APB, Hopsiam14 and 10 others like this.
  9. Ri0

    Ri0 Poobah (1,155) Wisconsin Jul 1, 2012 Beer Trader

    BCBS, what was I thinking!?
  10. 510a

    510a Savant (460) Washington Jan 12, 2013 Beer Trader

    Vertical 07 07 07 , Eel River organic IPA
  11. Circleo12

    Circleo12 Advocate (640) South Carolina Nov 12, 2012 Beer Trader

    Oh snap.....feel free to buy it again, remember you don't like it, and send it my way! Thats one of my go to beers
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  12. leeds376

    leeds376 Savant (270) Pennsylvania Sep 27, 2005

    I'll second Cigar City Cucumber Saison. Awful.
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  13. Danny1217

    Danny1217 Advocate (705) Florida Jul 15, 2011 Beer Trader

    Cucumber Saison was tasty.

    I regret buying Belgo Anise IRS.
    Oh, and Wild Blue. Wild Blue is the reason I always check reviews before buying beer now.
    Sirvis, mjshearer1, Gatch and 9 others like this.
  14. 11.11.11

    Drain pour for me
  15. jrnyc

    jrnyc Champion (870) New York Mar 21, 2010 Beer Trader

    I regret purchasing a year old Double Jack! Rolled the dice and didn't see the invisible bottled date until I got home. Tasted pretty good, will need to get a fresh one!
  16. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Advocate (625) Florida Sep 10, 2012 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Wow, don't know if I could ever "drain pour"
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  17. teal

    teal Aficionado (195) Wisconsin May 3, 2012

    Leinies Snowdrift Vanilla Porter.
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  18. If I can't find a single thing I like about a beer I have no qualms feeding it to the sink. Doesn't happen often, but it does happen (cigar city sea bass was another one that my in-sink-erator gladly guzzled)
    gjoker321, woodchopper, BobZ and 3 others like this.
  19. Infinium. $20+ ouch! Need i say more?
  20. MADPolo

    MADPolo Savant (465) Alabama Dec 19, 2012

    Smuttynose Baltic Porter. I know it's well regarded and stouts/porters are my favorite style but that stuff was a drain pour for me.

    I guess Baltics are out for me.
  21. MinorThreat

    MinorThreat Advocate (625) Nebraska Apr 7, 2008 Beer Trader

    Fantome hiver (recent release). Tastes like weed, grass clippings and burnt hair. Sad day.....
  22. loafinaround

    loafinaround Savant (415) New York Jul 16, 2011

    you're lucky your tastebuds have never been challenged at that level. Not forcing a beer down my throat due to principle.
    The voodoo donut posts made me laugh. I just saw a bottle (mmmm maple bacon!) last week in a shop.
    pepto pink = a subliminal message
  23. LeRose

    LeRose Advocate (725) Massachusetts Nov 24, 2011 Subscriber

    I'm on the love side for Midas Touch...

    Southern Tier Creme Brûlée was disappointing. Loved Choklat, and I am a Creme brûlée junkie. This not so much...really wanted to like it, tried hard, never got there.

    Innis and Gunn Rum Cask...caved to peer pressure, wish I hadn't. Did not like the rum taste ( candy like to me), mouthfeel too thick and sticky. Good friend loves it, constantly chatted it up. Not my thing.
  24. mecummins

    mecummins Savant (425) Illinois Nov 16, 2012

    I've had that banana bread beer. I love banana bread (and am knowing to bake a pretty damn good one) but that beer was horrid.

    I regret buying NG Enigma. I know that it gets some love here, but I hated it. I ended up mixing it into the self made sample 6 packs that I gave to friends for Christmas.
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  25. patrickcmcd

    patrickcmcd Savant (315) Massachusetts Dec 25, 2010 Beer Trader

    Blue Hills Brewery here in MA made the single worse beer I've ever consumed. Oktobrau. Christ on the cross, this was awful. Drank half of it while questioning my own tastes and palate before it went down the toilet. This soupy dreck wasnt even sink worthy. Havent really touched anything from Blue Hills since. They really let me down.
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  26. DFH Faithful Ale.
  27. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Advocate (625) Florida Sep 10, 2012 Subscriber Beer Trader

    You like innis and gunn rum or no?
  28. smokinoak

    smokinoak Aficionado (175) Florida Oct 21, 2011

    mix the 2 together, it tastes pretty good
  29. Harpoon Chocolate Stout, SA Cranberry Lambic, SA Triple Bock! All are just awful!!!
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  30. Hockey_Fan

    Hockey_Fan Advocate (710) Maryland Jan 13, 2013

    I like Cucumbers and I love Saisons, but I can't imagine the combination. :confused:
  31. ESeab

    ESeab Advocate (515) New Jersey Jan 3, 2013

    The best beer I drank in High School
    APB, kaydee, dianimal and 5 others like this.
  32. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Advocate (625) Florida Sep 10, 2012 Subscriber Beer Trader

    I'll have to try that
  33. LeRose

    LeRose Advocate (725) Massachusetts Nov 24, 2011 Subscriber

    Oh heck...no I didn't. Fixed the post.... That brew was just not for me!
  34. Andygirl

    Andygirl Savant (280) Michigan Jan 3, 2013

    I have to go with the banana bread beer. Bad banana taste, not great beer, what's to like? Still have three sitting there.
  35. wvsabbath

    wvsabbath Advocate (580) West Virginia Apr 29, 2010 Beer Trader

    Lilja's Hop Nest Monster , Drain pour!
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  36. krl2112

    krl2112 Advocate (680) Illinois Nov 10, 2012 Beer Trader

    Man Infinium was sucha disappointment! Pumking, CW Barleywine(but I think I just don't like barleywines in general).
  37. krl2112

    krl2112 Advocate (680) Illinois Nov 10, 2012 Beer Trader

    Oh and Brew Dog Bitch Please. Please don't!!!
  38. Shorts Keylime
    Perfect Crime Collaboration
    Saison du Buff (Stone Version)