Beers that you regret purchasing...

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

  1. palma

    palma Savant (440) New York Dec 14, 2003

    Those pink bottles from rogue
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  2. mother funker?
  3. StaveHooks

    StaveHooks Savant (495) Oklahoma Nov 18, 2008

    5 Golden Rings. It makes me shudder just thinking about it.
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  4. cjoc83

    cjoc83 Savant (480) Pennsylvania Jul 31, 2010

    Dominion Oak Barrel Stout. What crap that was. On the plus side, my lady liked it, and now she's (sort of) into stouts. Only good thing I can say about that stuff.
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  5. Gotti311

    Gotti311 Advocate (640) Wisconsin Mar 22, 2009

    I hated myself after taking the first sip of Brux from the great minds of Russian River/Sierra Nevada. I was expecting something big and bold. The Sour homebrew we opened up next to it blew it out of the water.
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  6. Smitty1988

    Smitty1988 Savant (340) Arizona Oct 16, 2012

    Rouge VooDoo donut, and Stone 16th aniversary IPA (Yuck!)
    Also I didnt feel the westy 12 was worth the price of the 6 pack, I will stick to Roeshfort
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  7. Oak Aged Fayston Maple Imperial Stout
  8. Hel & Verdoemnis Bordeaux BA. HOOOOOOOOOOLY was that not worth the money. As I bought it brewery fresh. Yeesh. I'm sure it only cost like 7 euro, but damn was that a let down.
  9. I can honestly say I don't have any regrets about any of the beer I've purchased. Sure, there have been a few I've been less than pleased with, but how would I know that otherwise? There are also some cases where the first (or second or third) bottle didn't do anything for me, but then I opened one when I was in the right mood and really enjoyed it (and made a note of when that was for purposes of enjoying the rest of the six). Seriously, for most beers, you're paying at most $12/sixer. A small price to pay for the knowledge that results. (OK, I will admit some bombers can turn into pretty expensive experiments, especially if they're failed experiments.)
  10. tronto

    tronto Aficionado (235) Kentucky Dec 22, 2010

    black ops
  11. Lambeak wants dragonfruit
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  12. Rogue XS @ 19 bucks.
  13. SomethingClever

    SomethingClever Champion (820) Ohio Feb 22, 2013

    Sam Adam's Double Bock love to get rid of it hell might sweeten the trade w/ some $ j/king. I am continually disappointed by Boston Brewing have yet to find a beer I like by them I keep trying though have Stonebrook coming.
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  14. LuckyJohn

    LuckyJohn Advocate (515) Colorado Feb 6, 2013

    I agree with LCB_Hostage that I don't regret any purchases... with one exception: I didn't check the date on something by Sierra Nevada I bought at some little dive convienence store while I was driving through a remote mountain west area. That stuff was so old I could have taken it on Antique Roadshow. Nasty.
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  15. dmfc906

    dmfc906 Aficionado (130) Illinois Jul 2, 2010

    Stone Belgo RIS with Anise. I don't like anise. I knew that going in...still bought it...couldn't finish it.
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  16. Farmhouse Black Metal...yuck! And after thoroughly enjoying JK's Black Metal too! For shame....
  17. Kikodamian

    Kikodamian Zealot (90) Florida Feb 9, 2013

    Grolsch. It's not terrible but I just got too much of it.
  18. Rayon Vert. I hate Brett!!!!
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  19. Hop Session Ale - Otter Creek Brewing... but it could just be I've been ruined by too many Nugget Nectars.... ?
  20. lewisti

    lewisti Savant (295) Connecticut Nov 7, 2001

    when i first saw Southern Tier 2XMAS last December i scoffed up a 6 pack somehow thinking it would be darker winterier version of 2XIPA not realizing what a overspiced mess it would be, just not my thing, still got 4 of the 6 in the fridge
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  21. Probably Rogue's Voodoo Doughnut. Not so much because I hated it (I thought it was okay, but honestly not worth the price), but because I was stupid and had my BMC friends try it and now they talk more about the bacon beer that I had them try than any quality craft beers that I've had them try.
  22. Scalzo

    Scalzo Savant (410) Illinois Feb 27, 2012

    GI RARE, yuck
  23. SenorHops

    SenorHops Savant (430) Rhode Island Aug 10, 2010

    Funny. I was gonna say 21st Amendment Back in Black.
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  24. beerindaglass

    beerindaglass Savant (345) Florida Feb 20, 2013

    Eel River Organic IPA

    Shits like drinking hand soap.
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  25. Smuttynose Zinneke. Label said it was a Belgian style stout, and it was maybe $7-8 so I grabbed one. Pretty disappointing. Schenkerla Aecht Rauchbier as well. I was reading about traditional German rauchbiers in a book and decided to try one. It smelled and tasted like smoked meat. If someone had blindfolded you and held it under your nose you'd think you were smelling barbeque. I wouldn't say I regret buying either, because I'm down for trying new beers (whether good or bad), but I would never purchase either again.
  26. Anaz

    Anaz Aficionado (215) California Dec 22, 2009

    A lightstruck bottle of Saison Fantome. Green bottles strike fear to the core of my being now.
  27. Dirtinabottle

    Dirtinabottle Savant (450) New York Aug 21, 2012

    Brown Sugga
  28. Rouge Voodoo.
    13 bucks gone.
    Could have been a nice 12pack that I would have enjoyed all week.
    But no.
    My dumb ass didn't listen to reason, and I said to myself, "I dont need help, I can drink this whole bottle myself"
    Drank a whole 16oz glass of it. Poured another 16 oz glass, there was still more in the bottle.
    I said no, just no.
    Drainpoured the 2nd glass and also what was left in the bottle, opened a new beer to get that taste out of my mouth.
    The taste of failure.
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  29. whaaat? Brown Shugga is a fine beer
    come on..
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  30. Philly82785

    Philly82785 Savant (275) Minnesota Dec 17, 2008

    Rouge Maple Bacon Ale...awful and I Paid way too much for it
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  31. liane

    liane Aspirant (45) Minnesota Jan 2, 2013

    Bells Oarsman Ale and Lips of Faith Heavenly Fiajo Tripel-both drain pour
  32. atomic

    atomic Savant (455) Illinois Sep 22, 2009

    When did you have 11.11.11? I had 11.11.11 two weeks ago and I thought it was great. now 12.12.12 I had a couple days ago and drain poured the last 5oz or so. Just couldnt take it anymore.
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  33. MarshMan71

    MarshMan71 Advocate (725) Illinois Jul 17, 2012

    Moose Drool Brown Ale - Big Sky Brewing Company.
    Dunno why it was so long ago and one of the first Craft beers I had tried at the time. All I remember was thinking boy they sure got the name right.

    May have to give it another chance if I can find it in a mix 6 sometime. now that my palate is a bit more refined.
  34. CTJman

    CTJman Champion (850) Connecticut Jan 14, 2013

    Voodoo Doughnut - Enough Said, I've never drain poured a beer faster
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  35. Duvel. I gave half the fifth away so I could enjoy a Plead the 5th instead.
  36. Philly82785

    Philly82785 Savant (275) Minnesota Dec 17, 2008

    I hated the Maple Bacon Ale, I wasn't willing to risk another $13 on another shady beer
  37. JulianC

    JulianC Savant (380) Illinois Mar 9, 2012

    I drain poured 11.11.11 too. One of the few non-infected beers I've ever done that too.
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  38. Dirtinabottle

    Dirtinabottle Savant (450) New York Aug 21, 2012

    I love every other beer from Lagunita's. Brown Sugga just didn't do it for me.
  39. egrace84

    egrace84 Poobah (1,015) Illinois Mar 25, 2012

    All of the Lambeaks were fucki'n terrible! Still think its bullshit they bottled and sold this to their customers... shitty move.
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