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If you were to host a bad beer tasting party...

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by devlishdamsel, Jan 22, 2013.

  1. Domingo

    Domingo Poobah (1,145) Colorado Apr 23, 2005 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Buffalo Bill's Blueberry Oatmeal Stout. I'm pretty tolerant when it comes to beers, including fruit ones. That stuff is horrible.
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  2. Vonerichs

    Vonerichs Advocate (570) Illinois Sep 1, 2008 Subscriber Beer Trader

    A pepper? That looks like a damn decomposing finger. Fingernail on it and all.
    oldp0rt, JxExM, MikeWard and 2 others like this.
  3. yes!
  4. one chilli beer per party, the point is to gag not get sick !
  5. azorie

    azorie Champion (770) Florida Mar 18, 2006

    I could never host one, I like my friends. :D I have been to many of my relatives (get together there not really parties) have and its bud & bud lite lime for the win. I BYOB if I go. I try not to go.:p
  6. Wild Blue beer is one of the only times my body physically rejected somthing I put in it. I swallowed and it came right back up. Putrid...

    That being said, I really like the idea of doing a "Bad Beer Tasting". Everyone has a few bottles that they are sitting on becasue they have heard/read bad things. I know I do.
  7. LeRose

    LeRose Advocate (725) Massachusetts Nov 24, 2011 Subscriber

    I don't remember seeing Special Brew on that label. Special" must be a new word for heinous... Think beer and tomato juice is kind of a common "prepared beer" depending on where you are, but Clamato by itself is just...well..."special"...
  8. mecummins

    mecummins Savant (425) Illinois Nov 16, 2012

    If you can still get your hands on Delirium Noel, it was, in one word, vile. BA reviews have as just OK, but I'm pretty sure that you could use it to torture prisoners instead of water boarding.

  9. gatornation

    gatornation Poobah (1,285) Minnesota Apr 18, 2007 Beer Trader

    21st Amendment Fireside Chat
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  10. ChanChan

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

    Those Micheladas dont look too bad next to that Sam Adams, but I am sure the cranberry is much better than their cherry wheat. I am not certain but I imagine Cherry Wheat and chit taste a lot alike!!
  11. ChanChan

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

    I would have "infected beers" at my tasting, I've had 2009 Abyss, & 2012 Peruvian morning and these have been some of my all-time favorites!! Maybe I just got lucky tho!
  12. Just grab one out of each of the 6's that I don't recognize the name of at Trader Joe's
  13. Not as bad as I was expecting. Still the best pizza beer I have had to date...
  14. spoonhawk

    spoonhawk Savant (370) Iowa Dec 3, 2010

    I recommend Mikkeller's Black Hole Peat Whiskey Edition. It is offensive in ways that words fail to communicate.​
  15. My first thought as well, glad someone else has gone through this misery.
  16. mixed_master7

    mixed_master7 Initiate (0) Florida May 16, 2012

    Lost coast tangerine...wasn't expecting to be drinking flat orange soda.
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  17. drgarage

    drgarage Advocate (525) California Aug 19, 2008

    Having just had Idiot's Drool, it is an absolute requirement. And I'm told it's somehow gotten worse over time.
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  18. Funny thing is I had a cask version where the ginger was minimal and it was ok, I tried a can once though...

  19. I really like the simplicity of the can, but that beer is BAD!
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  20. ColdOne

    ColdOne Advocate (700) New York Jan 19, 2013 Beer Trader

    Yeah. And not "Michael Jackson" BAD, either. Just plain BAD.

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  21. ilikebeer03

    ilikebeer03 Savant (440) Texas Oct 17, 2012

    Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat. ICK!
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  22. Anything by Davidson. Bought a mix 12 last summer and it was all bad beer.

  23. You can't have one of these tastings without having Darklord.
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  24. cavedave

    cavedave Poobah (1,070) New York Mar 12, 2009 Beer Trader

    Off topic, but don't give up on trying peanut butter beers. A guy in our hb club brewed one that was the hit of the last meeting. We all, myself included, plan to try our hands at it now. Delicious. No banana in it though.

    And OP, if you want to make this easy, just have the tasting at Gilded Otter in New Paltz, NY, and order anything.
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  25. Circleo12

    Circleo12 Advocate (640) South Carolina Nov 12, 2012 Beer Trader

    Agreed. There are quite a few good/great Peanut Butter beers out there. Definitely don't give up on them due to Rogue's poor efforts at it.
  26. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Advocate (730) Colorado Dec 9, 2011 Beer Trader

    Wow, the Otter sure has declined, hasn't it?
  27. Rogue Chiptole Ale, that is just awful in so many ways.
  28. EyePeeAyBryan

    EyePeeAyBryan Advocate (725) Arizona Dec 20, 2011 Beer Trader

    Phoenix Ale Company - Any. Somehow this poison is served at our D-backs games.

    Throw Old World Brewering beers on that list as well.
  29. Roudy

    Roudy Savant (400) Georgia Aug 20, 2009 Subscriber

    Here's a partial shot of my old beer can collection. The Giant Food Premium Beer came out at the time that generic brands were becoming popular (early 80's). I didn't have a very sophisticated palate then, but I knew enough to drain pour this after a sip or two.
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  30. Agreed. I feel like this sounds like a good idea on paper, but after the second or third one, I seriously doubt I'd have any desire to continue.
  31. jmmy3

    jmmy3 Savant (375) Massachusetts Nov 30, 2010

    How is his join date at all relevant to the matter? He's got more posts than you in 1/4 the amount of time strengthen your e-muscles brah.
  32. Yup, Wild Blue. It's beyond awful.
  33. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Advocate (660) California Jan 2, 2010 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Midnight sun Treat- so many on the shelves here they should give the rest away so I don't have to look at them anymore
    Bitch please
  34. scootsmal

    scootsmal Savant (270) New York Aug 15, 2012

    Definitely Steel Reserve

    Porkslap, great label...bad beer
  35. cavedave

    cavedave Poobah (1,070) New York Mar 12, 2009 Beer Trader

    I used to enjoy their beer before the owner cheaped out, and now it is just awful. Food's still good though.
  36. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Advocate (730) Colorado Dec 9, 2011 Beer Trader

    It just goes to show that you can't fool all the people all of the time. How did the owner cheap out?
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  37. GR_Rick

    GR_Rick Aficionado (230) Michigan Jul 14, 2012

    Agree with both of these comments.. I love the Neapolitan Milk Stout, and couldn't take more than 2 sips of the Charkoota Rye. Worst. beer. ever.
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  38. I second Oude Tart's inclusion. I pray age makes it better.
  39. RyFikes

    RyFikes Savant (310) New York Jan 3, 2013

    Pretty confused why there would be a party for the purpose of intentionally tasting bad beer.
  40. I am going to go with New Holland's Charkoota Rye. I know some who like it, but I do not care for this beer at all.
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