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Beers that you regret purchasing...

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

  1. palma

    palma Member

    Location:
    New York
    Those pink bottles from rogue
    DavoleBomb, RaulMondesi, 1up and 5 others like this.
  2. oldp0rt

    oldp0rt Member

    Location:
    Quebec (Canada)
    mother funker?
  3. StaveHooks

    StaveHooks Member

    Location:
    Oklahoma
    5 Golden Rings. It makes me shudder just thinking about it.
    palma likes this.
  4. cjoc83

    cjoc83 Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    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.
    1up and jlenik like this.
  5. Gotti311

    Gotti311 Member

    Location:
    Wisconsin
    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.
    palma likes this.
  6. Smitty1988

    Smitty1988 Member

    Location:
    Arizona
    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
    1up, MIA4IPA, mctizzz and 1 other person like this.
  7. jbertsch

    jbertsch Member

    Location:
    Massachusetts
    Oak Aged Fayston Maple Imperial Stout
  8. tbeckett

    tbeckett Member

    Location:
    Ontario (Canada)
    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. LCB_Hostage

    LCB_Hostage Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    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 Member

    Location:
    Kentucky
  11. heteroscedastic

    heteroscedastic Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Lambeak wants dragonfruit
    Swik and egrace84 like this.
  12. Travcofarms

    Travcofarms Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Rogue XS @ 19 bucks.
  13. SomethingClever

    SomethingClever Member

    Location:
    Ohio
    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.
    1up likes this.
  14. LuckyJohn

    LuckyJohn Member

    Location:
    Colorado
    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.
    cjoc83 likes this.
  15. dmfc906

    dmfc906 Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Stone Belgo RIS with Anise. I don't like anise. I knew that going in...still bought it...couldn't finish it.
    DavoleBomb and DeviousSpirits like this.
  16. TheJollyHop

    TheJollyHop Member

    Location:
    California
    Farmhouse Black Metal...yuck! And after thoroughly enjoying JK's Black Metal too! For shame....
  17. Kikodamian

    Kikodamian Member

    Location:
    Florida
    Grolsch. It's not terrible but I just got too much of it.
  18. GoGators

    GoGators Member

    Location:
    New Jersey
    Rayon Vert. I hate Brett!!!!
    CasanovaCummins likes this.
  19. stevensd19

    stevensd19 Member

    Location:
    Massachusetts
    Hop Session Ale - Otter Creek Brewing... but it could just be I've been ruined by too many Nugget Nectars.... ?
  20. lewisti

    lewisti Member

    Location:
    Connecticut
    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
    supermodified likes this.
  21. ferillo

    ferillo BA Fest Captain

    Location:
    Massachusetts
  22. SteelCity75

    SteelCity75 Member

    Location:
    Connecticut
    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.
  23. Scalzo

    Scalzo Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    GI RARE, yuck
  24. SenorHops

    SenorHops Member

    Location:
    Rhode Island
    Funny. I was gonna say 21st Amendment Back in Black.
    Saviorself likes this.
  25. beerindaglass

    beerindaglass Member

    Location:
    Florida
    Eel River Organic IPA

    Shits like drinking hand soap.
    arniepnminne likes this.
  26. GodlessWatermelon

    GodlessWatermelon Member

    Location:
    Maryland
    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.
  27. Anaz

    Anaz Member

    Location:
    California
    A lightstruck bottle of Saison Fantome. Green bottles strike fear to the core of my being now.
  28. Dirtinabottle

    Dirtinabottle Member

    Location:
    New York
  29. KevinGordon

    KevinGordon Member

    Location:
    North Carolina
    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"
    Nope.
    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.
    Syracuse12 likes this.
  30. KevinGordon

    KevinGordon Member

    Location:
    North Carolina
    whaaat? Brown Shugga is a fine beer
    come on..
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  31. Philly82785

    Philly82785 Member

    Location:
    Minnesota
    Rouge Maple Bacon Ale...awful and I Paid way too much for it
    redsand22 likes this.
  32. liane

    liane Member

    Location:
    Minnesota
    Bells Oarsman Ale and Lips of Faith Heavenly Fiajo Tripel-both drain pour
  33. atomic

    atomic Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    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.
    ironchefmiyagi13 likes this.
  34. MarshMan71

    MarshMan71 Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    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.
  35. CTJman

    CTJman Member

    Location:
    Connecticut
    Voodoo Doughnut - Enough Said, I've never drain poured a beer faster
    1up likes this.
  36. SometimesIfart

    SometimesIfart Member

    Location:
    Michigan
    Duvel. I gave half the fifth away so I could enjoy a Plead the 5th instead.
  37. Philly82785

    Philly82785 Member

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

    JulianC Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    I drain poured 11.11.11 too. One of the few non-infected beers I've ever done that too.
    cjoc83 likes this.
  39. Dirtinabottle

    Dirtinabottle Member

    Location:
    New York
    I love every other beer from Lagunita's. Brown Sugga just didn't do it for me.
  40. egrace84

    egrace84 Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    All of the Lambeaks were fucki'n terrible! Still think its bullshit they bottled and sold this to their customers... shitty move.
    superacct2004 and Swik like this.

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