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Beers you will never drink again

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

  1. cnbrown313

    cnbrown313 Savant (440) Illinois May 29, 2012

    Big Sky Kriek...
  2. Franch

    Franch Advocate (620) District of Columbia Mar 22, 2011 Beer Trader

    short's bananarama

    ugh, stone lemon pledge IPA?
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  3. Superdad

    Superdad Aficionado (105) Sep 1, 2012

    Abita Purple Haze
    Bud Light ( I was young )
  4. Danny1217

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

    Sometimes I read through these threads and see that people have drainpoured delicious beers. It makes me sick.
  5. ASUBeer

    ASUBeer Savant (430) North Carolina Nov 4, 2011 Beer Trader

    Nebraska Fathead
  6. Voodoo Donut
    Shipyard Pumpkinhead
    Big Eddy Wee Heavy (may have been a bad batch)

    I would say ST 2XIPA, but the first one I ever had must have been a bad batch. Tried it again recently and I am glad I did.
  7. Aestro

    Aestro Aficionado (195) Oregon Nov 29, 2009

    I thought Stone 16th was bad, but not undrinkable. I wouldn't buy it again, but probably wouldn't refuse it.

    Gilgamesh is the only brewery that I've sworn off completely. I knew there was risk involved in a "Chocolate Mint Stout" (worst beer ever), but then I had their Amber and it was godawful. How do you make an offensively bad amber?
  8. sicilian

    sicilian Savant (335) Florida Sep 30, 2008

    Most any of the smoked styles.
    I can't get past them just tasting to me like a nasty cigarette smoky bar for some reason.
  9. kexp

    kexp Savant (295) North Carolina May 10, 2007

    Agree one thousand percent.
  10. Call me crazy, but...

    last year when I tried Cambridge Brewing Company's Great Pumpkin Ale, I must have liked it, because I bought it again this year. This year it was one of the least flavorful and most disappointing beers I can remember drinking. As I was drinking it, I thought about the Miller Lite I drank the previous night having more flavor, and even Polar Pumpkin Seltzer! I've been appreciating more session beers lately, so it's not like I was expecting a malt bomb. Inconsistency, I guess?
  11. Pelican5

    Pelican5 Savant (375) California Feb 4, 2012 Beer Trader

    Southern Tiers Creme Brule, Fosters
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  12. ChanChan

    ChanChan Advocate (620) California Dec 12, 2009 Beer Trader

    I hate Festina Peche, nasty!!!
  13. Steel Reserve....Gold medal winner, reserved for the bums
  14. tak247

    tak247 Disciple (50) Washington Aug 31, 2009

    Rogue/VooDoo Donuts Maple Bacon, tasted like old gas. Really wanted to like it!
  15. 4DAloveofSTOUT

    4DAloveofSTOUT Champion (830) Illinois Nov 28, 2008 Beer Trader

    Anything thats a light beer.
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  16. From Dogfish head:

    120 IPA
    Hellhound on my ale
    Ta Henket
    My Antonia
    Midas touch

    From Southern tier:

    Creme brulee stout

    All adjunct lagers/malt liquors/garbage beer

    Sadly, all Rogue beers

    Forgot the brewery, but Resin and Autumnation. Terrible brews.

    Founder's dirty bastard

    All chimay brews

    All westmalle brews

    Stone 16th

    Lost abbey beers

    Most wheat beers
  17. Henry Weinhard's Woodland Pass IPA. One of those impulse ticker buys. It's not horrible, it's just not an IPA. No reason to purchase ever again.
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  18. Lurchie

    Lurchie Disciple (50) Oct 18, 2012

    MGD (do they even make that anymore?)
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  19. JamesShoemaker

    JamesShoemaker Advocate (665) Michigan Sep 21, 2012 Beer Trader

  20. drh88

    drh88 Savant (365) Pennsylvania Dec 21, 2005 Verified

    Infinium - I expected it to be great and it was disgusting. Maybe sometimes two renowned breweries cancel each other out when they collaborate.

    Miller Chill - I tried it when it first came out years ago. Morbid curiosity I guess. I expected it to be bad and it was much worse.
  21. You should see a doctor about that.
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  22. adamhdv

    adamhdv Aficionado (150) Indiana Dec 21, 2008

    • hoppin frog double pumpkin
    • voodoo donut
    • long hammer IPA
    • bad elmers bourbon barrel porter
    • st harvest ale
  23. Sierra Nevada Rye IPA, I have a lot of respect for SN, but I don't like an assertive rye taste. Some of y friends love it.
  24. rderedin

    rderedin Savant (460) Maine Dec 27, 2011 Beer Trader

    Manly Men Beer Club Sea Smoke- The MOST UNGODLY of a Beer ever known to Man. It should have been called the ‘Unearthly Men’. If the average score is an 85 then these tasters must have been smoking poison sumac and had pine cones for chest hairs. I realize a lot of us hate on lack of taste but I think it's a whole helluva lot worse at the opposite end of the spectrum. At least the lackluster beers have something to fall back on, (“It is what it is”). Which I hate for an argument in general but works in this case.
    T'Weason- A market not built for me. It does get some sort of a reprieve because of that. It’s kind of like bitching about stuff because it’s “Diet”.
    Captain Lawrence Fresh Chester Pale Ale: If I wanted a Urine taste and flavor I can think of a more Local source.A “90”, compared to what?
    Ta Henket: Not a fan, can’t deal with the dank stank Heineken hop deal on this. Not a DFH hater but this was a letdown for me.
  25. rderedin

    rderedin Savant (460) Maine Dec 27, 2011 Beer Trader

    Classic. Description Hall of Fame.
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  26. ledzeppelin4

    ledzeppelin4 Savant (400) Illinois May 18, 2011

    Never say say never. But right now I'm a bit apprehensive to revisit a rauchbier, any ST blackwater series or Arrogant Bastard. (Screw it, I'm worthy now. Gonna revisit AB sometime soon.)
  27. CircusBoy

    CircusBoy Savant (330) Ohio Mar 10, 2008

    Amazed at some of the responses; some of these beers are great. I would give most beers a second chance, and only refuse to drink something again if it was truly offensive, see below.

    Bud Light Platinum
    Shipyard Pumkinhead
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  28. Mojo

    Mojo Savant (470) Alabama Jul 21, 2012 Verified

    Ditto on that Pumpkinhead. I had one of those last night and it was horrible.
  29. warrenout330

    warrenout330 Aficionado (240) Ohio Oct 19, 2012

    Green flash friendship brew, my only ever drain pour... I got way to much of a black licorice funk from it
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  30. MichPaul

    MichPaul Champion (780) Michigan Jan 28, 2012 Beer Trader

    EXACTLY what I was going to say... Had a hard time giving mine away.
  31. Ravenacht

    Ravenacht Advocate (630) Florida Aug 10, 2012 Beer Trader

    mmmmmmm no :)
  32. MichPaul

    MichPaul Champion (780) Michigan Jan 28, 2012 Beer Trader

    Wrong. Bell's Two Hearted Ale!
  33. beeristasty

    beeristasty Initiate (20) Oct 20, 2012

    Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale and Shock Top Wheat IPA. Enough said.
  34. Orange Blossom Cream Ale
  35. Haha, I live in Queensbury, came here to say the same thing. Coopers Cave more so than Davidson in my opinion, CC beers all taste like wet cardboard, every style tastes the same, something is wrong.
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  36. Left Hand T.N.T., one of my only drain pours. Pretty sure they don't make it anymore but my god how terrible.
    Rockman high gravity lager from Upper Canada brewing, again no longer brewed but I bought it once as a joke because 24 ounce cans were .75 cents each and subsequently caused 5 of my friends to vomit.
  37. djaeon

    djaeon Champion (755) California Oct 2, 2006

    J.W. Lees Harvest Ale (Laguvulin) because it was a nasty drain pour for me.
    Bruery - Black Tuesday because I'll never go through the hassle of getting it.
  38. Lindemans Apple - maybe my bottle went bad - but bitter green apples aren't what I'm looking for in a beer!
  39. chanokokoro

    chanokokoro Advocate (600) Illinois Jan 31, 2012

    I've heard a lot of BA's commenting that they didn't like this beer. I have to say, I really enjoyed it; actually much more than Enjoy By... I didn't find the lemon to be overpowering at all. However, it seems that many others have.
  40. Haha, yeah it sure seems like two hearted pleases everyone. I haven't had it. I wish Bell's distributed to MA :(