Beers you will never drink again

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by keithmurray, Oct 14, 2012.

  1. huskermike12

    huskermike12 Savant (460) Iowa Nov 14, 2011

    Short's Bloody Beer ... yikes.
     
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  2. NathanWind

    NathanWind Initiate (0) Oct 10, 2012

    ROC Brewing's Kyoto Protocol.

    Horrible yet undrinkable.
     
  3. Beerme5

    Beerme5 Aficionado (235) Oregon Nov 16, 2008

    Oskar Blues Gubna. Tried it 3 times, drain poured it 3 times less than halfway in. You do the math ;)
     
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  4. GennyCreamAle

    GennyCreamAle Initiate (0) New York Feb 25, 2009

    Dude this Beeradvocate.com website is clearly not your thing
     
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  5. American adjunct lagers. Mexican adjunct lagers. Light beers.
     
  6. Claybo

    Claybo Disciple (70) Illinois May 29, 2011

    I was going to ask what he does drink, aside from the obvious.
     
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  7. NathanWind

    NathanWind Initiate (0) Oct 10, 2012

    Agreed. Sometimes they miss bad but they also have some really fine beer. Back Burner is terrific, even better oak aged....
     
  8. pschul4

    pschul4 Advocate (625) Illinois Jan 7, 2011

    Never drinking a Dave again. Cracked one with Rempo and Shagtastic last night; it was way oxidized and was mostly undrinkable*

    *this is based on true events, only the name of the beer has been changed to protect the innocent
     
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  9. JLG193

    JLG193 Savant (260) Michigan Sep 14, 2010

    DFH Fort, Baltika #9 and SA Infinium.....YIKES!
     
  10. I'm curious about this too.

    One thing that this thread does show how subjective beer is for all of us. It reminds me to alter my wording from "that beer sucks" to "I can't stand that beer." To each their own.
     
  11. http://www.nwlaborpress.org/2011/0617/6-17-11IBT.html

    This was all I could drag up in a very brief Google. I know I read more elsewhere at some point, but sadly I did not hold onto the articles for posterity's sake.

    http://www.rogue.com/about/jobs.php

    Also, their jobs page seems to indicate a lack of respect for employees and basic employee needs.
     
  12. csurowiec

    csurowiec Savant (325) Maryland Mar 7, 2010

    Shipyard Pumpkinhead. Just had it for the first and last time last night. Given to me by the person whose house I was at and I consumed it so I wouldn't offend this person. It tasted like a light beer filtered through potpourri. The spice and pumpkin was very artificial tasting.
     
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  13. Well, that does it for me. I've not bought a lot of Rogue and now I'll refrain from buying it at all. Let the union in and I'll reconsider.
     
  14. well...damn.
    I love Chipotle Ale, but now this does put a bad taste in my mouth.
     
  15. FosterJM

    FosterJM Champion (835) California Nov 16, 2009

    SA Infinium
    Ghost Face Killah
    Crime/Punishment.

    Most chili beers to say the least.

    Cheers!
     
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  16. Widmer O'Ryely and Spiced IPA. Pine bombs. Ughh.
     
  17. Geez, I didn't know Arrogant Bastard was now an IPA. When did it change?
     
  18. Bonis

    Bonis Savant (420) Ohio Jul 28, 2010

    Chapeau Banana Lambic
    Rogue Voodoo
    Elevator Ghost Scorpion
     
  19. mattbk

    mattbk Savant (400) New York Dec 12, 2011

    I think ST tends to emphasize malt presence, i.e. they leave beers sweet, and also a lot of their beers come off very, very hot. These things tend to turn off some % of the beer geek community. I have respect for their beers, even if I don't love (or even particularly like) most of them - although I actually really do love Pumking.
     
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  20. Barbar (Winter) Bok is the only one I've paid for and not been able to finish.
     
  21. queens1130

    queens1130 Savant (330) California Nov 21, 2008

    bud light. i tried it once just because i live by the motto "never knock something if you haven't tried it". needless to say dirty dishwater tastes better. though i may have to one day brave another baby sip to tick it on Untappd! :confused:
     
  22. queens1130

    queens1130 Savant (330) California Nov 21, 2008

    Crime was more of a punishment than Punishment was, cheers!
     
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  23. Right now, the top 5 are:
    Sam Adams Cherry Wheat
    Harpoon Winter Warmer
    Olde English 800
    21st Amendment Fireside Chat
    Bethlehem BrewWorks Rude Elf
     
  24. It's funny how different each persons pallet is. This is maybe my all time favorite beer.
     
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  25. FosterJM

    FosterJM Champion (835) California Nov 16, 2009

    Mine was a sip of each at WinterStorm and I said , "Nope. Im good" No way.

    Cheers!
     
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  26. FosterJM

    FosterJM Champion (835) California Nov 16, 2009

    Did you try Logsdon Seizon Bretta yet?

    Cheers!
     
  27. Stone Arrogant Bastard
     
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  28. Cave Creek Chili and Weyerbacher Riserva 2010. I usually like almost everything from Weyerbacher but I just couldn't finish this one.
     
  29. god yes to CC Chili.
    I REALLY wanted to like this beer.
     
  30. BigTuna

    BigTuna Disciple (65) Aug 4, 2012

    Kasteel Rogue
    New Holland Charkoota Rye
     
  31. draheim

    draheim Poobah (1,050) Washington Sep 18, 2010

    This topic was discussed a bit above, but I'll just say Unearthly (the only one you listed that I've had) was way to malt-forward for my palate, not to mention a pretty pricey bomber—as all ST beers seem to be. I'll take a superior, local $5 DIPA over an inferior $9 one shipped across the country anyday.
     
  32. mtlasley

    mtlasley Initiate (0) Illinois Mar 27, 2012

    Ditto on the Peach Porch Lounger. At best a mediocre beer with a big price to hurt even more. I really do love a lot of the Lips of Faith but New Belgium does a shitty job on Brett brews.
     
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  33. What are some beers that you will simply never drink again?
    my list is more beer style than brewer
    La Roja - Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ale (American Wild Ale)
    Elysian - Loser Pale Ale (American Pale Ale) or any English Pale Ales ,
    American Double/Imperial IPA , American Double/Imperial Pilsner's
     
  34. stickboy1125

    stickboy1125 Savant (250) Virginia Jan 28, 2012

    Other than some obvious BMC offerings (BL Lime, Mich Ultra, Etc.):
    Stone 16th
    Stone arrogant bastard
    Sam Adams cherry wheat
    Pretty much ALL pumpkin beers
    DFH festina peache
     
  35. tdmccarthy

    tdmccarthy Savant (445) Illinois May 6, 2010

    New Holland Dragon's Milk. I got through about a third of a bomber and dumped the rest. The barrel aging made it taste acrid and really unpleasant. I had heard good things about this beer so I was really disappointed. It's made me reluctant to buy stuff from New Holland at all. Mad Hatter is a decent, sessionable IPA though and I thought the Poet Oatmeal Stout was decent enough, so it isn't like I hate the brewery or have anything against them.
     
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  36. luwak

    luwak Savant (305) Arizona Mar 2, 2010

    I've never bought a Trader Joe's beer. good to know i can guess from the label if i ever do.
     
  37. Because all three are too sweet? ST beers all seem to be sweet, some more than others, but I can understand how some don't like them at all. I love a lot of their stuff (Pumking, Choklat, 2XIPA) but I personally am not a fan of Backburner and not a fan of Unearthly for an everyday DIPA.
     
  38. ChrisMon02

    ChrisMon02 Savant (460) Ohio May 2, 2010

    Positive Contact-Found there to be nothing positive about it.

    Pumking-Never ever again...
     
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  39. JediMatt

    JediMatt Aficionado (210) Iowa Jun 18, 2010

    21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon. Tasted like rancid watermelon rind brewed with beer.
    Sam Adams Whitewater IPA. A horrid abomination with a disgusting aftertaste.

    And I also drainpoured New Glarus's Smoked Rye, but I think that's a style thing. Not a rauchbier fan, it turns out.
     
  40. RDMII

    RDMII Savant (340) Georgia Apr 11, 2010

    Cannot believe no one has said Bud Light Clamato. Yes, tomato, lime, and clam juice in a Bud Light. I have never thrown up so much in my life, and that's counting a bout of food poisoning (and I only had a large sip of it). I absolutely cannot imagine anyone ever buying and liking this beer, but I can surely see it used in forms of torture in Third World countries.

    Oh, and Abita's Southern Pecan. They hit it right on the head in flavor, but I think they used rotted pecans. Horribly disgusting.

    Dang, forgot another one. Abita's 18th Star. Looked like someone peed into a puddle of mud, then bottled it. Tasted no better.
     
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