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Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by nquigley16, Dec 29, 2012.
I have a couple of friends that refer to craft beer as "that weird beer".
I was told the same thing after giving a friend some Double Jack. I don't get it lol...
Then he asked "Do you have any regular beer?" Nope ,just the good stuff! (Maybe next time he'll bring his own beer )
I like when friends are drinking BL platinum and try to convince me it is good beer because it is 6% abv lol , maybe good if your beer bonging it, but it taste like Natty ice to me.
"Oh god, what the fuck is this shit?! Why would anyone like this?!"- me after my first IPA . Tonight, some guy was laughing at me because I was pouring some Widmer Brrr ("Christmas beer") into a glass that had Xmas decorations on it. In my defense the glass was essentially a stemless tulip and was perfect for my SN Celebration and Obsidian Stout.
My father-in-law commented that Lone Star Bock was "too hoppy" the other night. You have to be from Texas to appreciate how ridiculously stupid that is.
Ask her to smell Abrasive. You might lose her.
Yeah, got a friend that threw out 2 or 3 bombers of "old" Cantillion awhile back.
I don't give my BMC friends craft beer. If they like it , they will want to drink up my stash!! I usually have what they like on hand and wait for them to ask to try something different.
I did the same thing to someone once, only it was an Arrogant Bastard.
Havent really heard anything too crazy. Actually most of the people i hangout like craft beer. Some are more into it than others.
I guess i just got lucky. My gf hates it for the most part. I get more flack about the cost of some stuff more so than the taste
On somewhat of a different note.....my co-workers think that when I say I am getting together with a group of people for a bottle share, that we are all gay guys getting together.
"I don't like my beer to have an aftertaste." "I could have one but there's too much flavor to drink a bunch".
If they ask I'll let them try some, otherwise I let them drink their preference and I drink my preference. If they ask for a suggestion, I'll steer them towards something like Noble Pils or Prima Pils, or maybe hefe or wit.
I don't know, its kind of spot on. If I'm spending 30 bucks on a bottle, yeah, that's some fancy beer.
I brought a 4-pack of Samuel Adams Hallertau Imperial Pilsner to my brother's house one night several years ago.
"This is the worst beer I've ever tasted."
My father often refers to the beer I drink as "designer shit."
So this is just like Shock top right?
If anybody remembers the original Pete's Wicked Ale from the 90's....it really did taste like some of those potpourris that were popular in the U.S. back then....
The old Viking Tavern used to feature a RIS from now likewise-defunct Lang Creek Brewing called Thor's Thunder, brewed to a recipe from a former Viking bartender.
A co-worker at a former workplace, when coaxed into trying said beer, declared "This beer makes my throat itch!"
As a fan of Abyss from the beginning I'm torn between laughing and taking offense!
"Wow, it tastes like a mouthful of flower petals" - college friend describing Samuel Adams Noble Pils on tap
"It tastes like old tire water" - my buddy's girlfriend describing Southern Tier IPA
So true. I've been able to convert so many BMC friends to craft (which they end up *actually* liking later) with this approach. I can literally just call BMC "a little girl's 4% beer" and begin the transformation.
I tried to convert my wife's 21-year-old cousin, to no avail.
In his words, the Boont Valley Amber "had too much taste to get drunk as fast as possible." Sigh.
"What do hops taste like anyway?"
Did you mercilessly taunt him for being more like a girl than a guy and for not liking good beer because of his period? Usually does the trick. I may be a bit zealous and unrelenting, but it's for the greater good!
Bought a BCBS for a friend on tap. After tasting it, he says "I don't drink liquor". He left it at the bar and ordered a Bud Lite.
"drinking one of your beers is like eating a plate of lasagna..its too filling".
Regardless of the beer I'm drinking or offering - "Is that that dark beer? How do you drink that stuff?"
A little different but my gf will only drink stouts and sours because she says that all my other craft beers "taste too much like beer"
Given a Ska Modus Hoperandi "This tastes EXACTLY like grapefruit after taste."
not sure what's worse - the casual sexism, or the fact that the casual sexism works.
Well, he's gay, and spends most of his time hanging out in groups where he's the only guy, so I'm not entirely sure this argument would have held much sway.
My girlfriend still says belgians taste "fireworky." Gets me every time.
My girlfriend whenever I'm drinking an imperial stout: "That looks thick"
Gave a sip of St. Bernardus 12. Clown turned up the nose and commented, "it's way too hoppy."
Black Tuesday......"Tastes like booze and ass"
The worst part must be the casual sexism, because it is the best part when it works and I have new craft drinking pals
Haha, fair enough. Going to have to try a different approach! And if he keeps rejecting craft, at least it's a great excuse to open a good beer or two every time you try. "Don't like the Bourbon County OR the Zombie Dust? Guess I'll just have to drink both...."
More on topic, I constantly have people compare anything dark to a milkshake. "BUT THE CALORIES!" And then they proceed to drink 15 BMCs.
Overheard at a recent neighborhood party. The names have been changed to protect the guilty.
The parties are Pam - a dedicated Coors light drinker who's married to Jeff, who recently switched from Coors light to Bud Light.
Pam: "There goes my dumbass husband Jeff with that Bud Light stuff. He doesn't know what good beer is".
Kinda tells you about the mindset of some macro drinkers. As closed as a duck's ass.
I gave my dad a pour of enjoy by & at first he didn't mind it then after a few sips he said "fuck this, it like drinking perfume, why don't you drink a coors light once in awhile.
Drinking a Quad
Girl- "there's something off"
Me- "like what- too bitter? too sweet? too much alcohol?
Girl- "no. I don't know. I can't describe it" *continues drinking Miller Lite*
You failed to mention what she said after, "I'll continue drinking my Miller Lite, it's water."
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