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What's the worst beer from your state that you have tried.

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by devlishdamsel, Jan 18, 2013.

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  1. BMMillsy

    BMMillsy Champion (835) Florida Feb 16, 2012 Beer Trader

    Florida Beer Swamp Ape

    I still don't understand why the local bottle shop even stocks it. Blegh
  2. jhartley

    jhartley Poobah (1,330) Florida Aug 22, 2010 Beer Trader

    That's fine by me, however what is your choice?
  3. victory donnybrook stout or victory summer love. i do like victory in general though. lionshead is not great by any means, but it's cheap and tasty enough for being an adjunct.
  4. jbeezification

    jbeezification Savant (450) Texas Jun 6, 2012

    The worse Texas beer by far is Shiner Ruby Redbird. Bock is drinkable and very accurate to the style.
  5. Stinger80OH

    Stinger80OH Advocate (730) Ohio Nov 11, 2011 Beer Trader

    Indigo Imp Gate Keeper
  6. TaylorK

    TaylorK Aficionado (205) Virginia Oct 9, 2012

    I hate to say anything bad about beer made in WV since there isn't much. However, I was disappointed in Blackwater Brewing's Gold Ale. Their stout was okay, but I don't think it holds up to some of the other WV beers.
  7. Yuengling Black and Tan. Two average tastes that taste terrible together.
  8. Clonies720

    Clonies720 Initiate (0) Texas Oct 24, 2012

    Shiner has officially been topped. Have you tried any of fort bend brewing Co's beers on tap? Most disgusting IPA I've ever had, and potentially even the worst beer I've EVER had. I offered to volunteer at the brewery, tasted their beer, and immediately sent an email rescinding my offer to volunteer. Like hell I'm gonna work anywhere that puts out a bad product. I have big hopes for Texian Brewery.
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  9. Bocks are strong beers in Germany that must be >16 Plato= 1.064 OG. All malt since they are bottom fermented.

    Shiner Bock does not fit into the German Bock category. It is an American Dark Lager in my book. Adjuncts are used, only 4.4% ABV. Might be a Bock on Ba, not in Germany.
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  10. For worst local beer have to go with Genny lite
  11. Barrelsnbeer

    Barrelsnbeer Aficionado (200) North Carolina Oct 6, 2012 Beer Trader

    natty greene's in NC USED to be garbage, but they got a new brewer, prior to about a year or two ago that Weeping Radish was total garbage when the old brewer sabotaged the equipment to get back at the owner, i remember seeing cases of their bombers in everyones house i went to and it was the back up beer for when people ran out of bud light. Now they also have a new brewer who's doing a great job making some solid beers. i think in NC you cant get away with putting out shitty beer for to long, we have to many good options. hell even good breweries have trouble keeping their doors open from competition(i.e. craggie)
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  12. tango22

    tango22 Savant (250) Maine Jun 13, 2006

    The worst beer, in my experience, brewed in Maine, has to be Shipyard's "Pumpkinhead Ale". Tried out the local Greek pizza joint in Thomaston last fall, and the beer choices were for things like Bud Lite, Coors, or Shipyard "Pumpkinhead Ale". I shoulda asked for Bud Lite -- it would have been way better than the Pumpkinhead!
  13. jbeezification

    jbeezification Savant (450) Texas Jun 6, 2012

    I forgot about Fort Bends IPA. Maybe I just blocked it from my memory, either way it was surprisingly terrible.
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  14. I bought a 6 pack of the Atwater Chocolate Ale a while back and choked down one bottle, ruined a batch of chile with another and poured the other 4 down the kitchen sink. If it was made in Illinois it would get my vote. Since it's not I'll go with Finches Golden Wing. Fortunately only a single can was given to me so it was no cost/no reward.
  15. troymeier

    troymeier Aficionado (120) Missouri Nov 17, 2005

    Bud Lime
  16. Clonies720

    Clonies720 Initiate (0) Texas Oct 24, 2012

    I had the foresight to ask for a taste of it at the saucer first instead of buying a pint.
  17. dhannes

    dhannes Savant (425) Wisconsin Feb 14, 2010

    Potosi's "Good Ol' Potosi."
  18. Big Rock Sour Cherry Tripel. Absolutely love all of their beers, but this was pure acetone. Two sips and I drain poured. Completely nail polish remover. Ugh.
  19. Derranged

    Derranged Advocate (555) New York Mar 7, 2010

    I think that's the lowest "Bros" score I've ever seen.
  20. Hoptometrist

    Hoptometrist Savant (460) Ohio Mar 19, 2011

    Rivertown Blueberry Lager when I was in Ohio, worst beer I have ever had.
    Have not had any truly awful beers in Oregon yet.
  21. musicman7070

    musicman7070 Advocate (530) New Jersey Aug 26, 2012 Beer Trader

    After having Flying Fish's Oktoberfish, I really hesitate to try anything else by them. New Jersey just doesn't produce good beer. I hate it so much.
  22. Thads324

    Thads324 Savant (410) Connecticut Jan 21, 2010

    Thomas hooker American pale ale. Stuff is vile
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  23. EnronCFO

    EnronCFO Advocate (685) Massachusetts Mar 29, 2007 Beer Trader

    Live in MA now, but lived in NH for 5 years and I'd nominate anything from Nepenthe (still trying to figure out if their IPA even has hops in it) as the worst in the state. That or Redhook Copperhook. Throwback IPA is also up there, but it might not be so bad if it wasn't billed as an IPA
  24. Rochefort10nh

    Rochefort10nh Champion (870) New Hampshire Sep 30, 2005 Beer Trader

    Unfortunately there are quite a few beers up for this award in the Granite State;)!
  25. EnronCFO

    EnronCFO Advocate (685) Massachusetts Mar 29, 2007 Beer Trader

    Yeah, I almost feel as though Redhook can be excluded from this as they're barely craft at this point.
  26. bluejacket74

    bluejacket74 Poobah (1,000) Ohio Jul 4, 2005 Subscriber

    For Ohio, I'd say Bud Light Platinum or Bud Select 55 if they're made at Bud's Columbus brewery.

    As far as Ohio craft beers go, my first thought was Rivertown Pestilence. But then I checked my ratings and I rated Hoppin' Frog Turbo Shandy even worse. Both are bad.
  27. AndrewKroll

    AndrewKroll Savant (270) Michigan Jan 17, 2010 Beer Trader

    I'm guessing this has been stated or at least thought by many... New Holland Charkoota. Why NHBC, why?
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  28. IL- Anything from Argus
  29. psnydez86

    psnydez86 Savant (485) Pennsylvania Jan 4, 2012 Beer Trader

    PA. I don't know if it was old or not but Weyerbacher's Hops Infusion was no good when I tried it, but they make very good beer in general (double simcoe)
  30. Kinsman

    Kinsman Advocate (660) California Aug 26, 2009

    Clearly, neither of you have had the unfortunate experience of visiting the Italian Oasis in Littleton.
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  31. Most anything brewed in Cold Springs MN
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  32. jeebeel

    jeebeel Savant (270) Texas Jun 17, 2003

    Here in Texas, most offerings from Shiner and Rahr.
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  33. EnronCFO

    EnronCFO Advocate (685) Massachusetts Mar 29, 2007 Beer Trader

    SA Cherry Wheat was the first beer I ever had. I think I was 15 and visiting my sister at SUNY Oswego for the weekend. I swore off beer for years as a result.
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  34. muletrane

    muletrane Savant (420) Pennsylvania Oct 26, 2006


    Susquehanna Brewing Co. 6th Generation Stock Ale
  35. BeerNDoggerel

    BeerNDoggerel Savant (455) Illinois Mar 13, 2011 Subscriber

    Thank you. This has been bothering me since the thread was originally posted. I was too chicken, of course, to say anything--the fear of being banished for persnicketiness, especially since we all know what was meant. Appreciate the way you approached it.

    Haven't had a worst in Illinois. Between Two Brothers, Metropolitan, Flossmoor Station, Finch's, and company, I've had a lot of great beer.
  36. johnnnniee

    johnnnniee Champion (805) New Hampshire Feb 28, 2007 Beer Trader

    I think Nepenthe has some wicked consistency issues myself. I've had the shire stout more than once and enjoyed the hell out of it, but trusted friends with reasonable palettes have had opposite assessments of different batches of the brew. The Lotus Eater DIPA first batch was opaque and ugly, but fresh it was a delight in my glass. Subsequent batches have been mediocre at best. The fresh hop ale they did was a grassy disaster.

    That being said, the worst beer in NH award goes to The Italian Oasis Restaurant and Brewpub in Littleton NH. Every beer I've tried is either infected or served from dirty tap lines or is a mediocre homebrew level ale.
  37. I really wanted to post this beer before reading all seven pages before me. I did do a search though, and I'm pretty sure that no one has mentioned, Badass American Lager. Kid Rock's absolute swill disaster. They weren't even trying, not in the least.

    That is at least what comes to mind initially.
  38. jrnyc

    jrnyc Champion (870) New York Mar 21, 2010 Beer Trader

    OK, I am going to need to offer a retraction on this one. I had one last night, second time I have had one. Didnt taste like paint remover this time, it was actually pretty good.
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  39. Ale Industries (CA) "This is The Shit that Killed Elvis"...I'm surprised it didn't kill me and my friends..;(
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