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Worst beer for a tasting

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by skyler_estes_, Nov 7, 2013.

  1. LambicPentameter

    LambicPentameter Champion (950) Michigan Aug 29, 2012 Beer Trader

    I've decided that Rogue is the Prometheus of beers.

    Generally worthy of the criticism leveled against it, but not nearly as bad as the criticism would have you believe.

    Always one of the first to be mentioned in any discussion about a bad/terrible beer (movie).
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  2. Buzzardsuds

    Buzzardsuds Initiate (0) Ohio May 27, 2013

    Cave Creek Chili Beer
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  3. CSpoons

    CSpoons Savant (255) Delaware Nov 13, 2012

    Ta Henket or Swamp Ape(tastes just like its name)
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  4. Tebuken

    Tebuken Savant (410) Argentina Jun 6, 2009

    I can assure you there is no chance to defeat argentine Quilmes Crystal, it is something like a weird blend of an ancient elephant piss with a soft touch of a diabetic skunk vagina floyd.
  5. Titonesit

    Titonesit Disciple (55) Spain Nov 2, 2013

    Wild Blue. A posmodern form of torture, very well performed by a macro. Horrid fruit beer, the Plan 9 from Outer Space of beers.
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  6. yasky

    yasky Savant (435) Ontario (Canada) Dec 21, 2008 Beer Trader

    Find a Quebec BA and hunt down a couple bottles of El Lapino. You will never forget it!
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  7. JohnnyHopps

    JohnnyHopps Advocate (740) Indiana Jun 15, 2010 Beer Trader

    Anything from Minhas
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  8. herrburgess

    herrburgess Poobah (1,035) South Carolina Nov 4, 2009 Beer Trader

    The worst beer in the world for a "tasting" is one you actually like to drink a lot of.
  9. I have brought both Mama Mia! Pizza Beer and Big Sky Kriek to tastings. Brown bagged them both to avoid giving them away too.
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  10. nc41

    nc41 Champion (855) North Carolina Sep 25, 2008 Beer Trader

    Victory Wild Devil. Wild ale aged with dirty sweat socks and moldy skid marked underwear. Fucking nasty.
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  11. BrettHead

    BrettHead Advocate (660) Nebraska Sep 18, 2010

    Ugh, have one of those in my cellar. Don't know what to do with it lol.
  12. dortenzio1991

    dortenzio1991 Savant (285) Connecticut Aug 12, 2011 Beer Trader

    Fire Island Sea Salt Ale. Ill give you a moment to figure out why a salty ale from the gay mecca of the world will raise an eyebrow or two. Youll have the win in no time!
  13. I change my mind-Cool Colt.
  14. Wild Blue
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  15. BeerBob

    BeerBob Advocate (630) Nebraska May 30, 2002 Subscriber

  16. Derranged

    Derranged Advocate (555) New York Mar 7, 2010

    Get a load of this one, chief:

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  17. To seriously answer the question, La Folie. (Or anything super sour). For tasting purposes it will ruin every other beer after that because the sour will stick around for hours. I use La Folie as an example because I had it before a Big Bad Baptist at a tasting, and you would swear the BBB was infected.

    As far as a joking "worst beer" competition, I truly despised Green Flash Friendship Brew. BUT, I would drink it again if I was getting a Cantillion out of it.
  18. JISurfer

    JISurfer Poobah (1,110) Hawaii Dec 10, 2002 Beer Trader

    Evil Eye is some nasty sh!t, especially when it warms up.
  19. kjlcm

    kjlcm Savant (475) New Hampshire Jul 16, 2013 Beer Trader

    New Planet Pale Ale - gluten free and undrinkable
  20. I find Chapeau Banana Beer to be extra wretched.
  21. s_wit

    s_wit Advocate (505) Wisconsin Apr 26, 2012 Beer Trader

    Rhinelander shortys by minhas
  22. bugsmasher

    bugsmasher Zealot (90) Texas Sep 20, 2012

    Lone Star Bock!This beer is truly disgusting.
  23. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Champion (800) Colorado Jan 20, 2012 Beer Trader

    I would imagine anything hopped heavily with citra could ruin a tasting. After drinking a couple of pints of krbc citra clonehomebrew I moved to a myrcenary... that was the first time myrcenary has ever tasted like garlic, tomatoes, and stewed cabbage to me.
  24. beertunes

    beertunes Poobah (1,400) Washington Sep 24, 2007 Beer Trader

    Coconut Curry Hefeweizen from New Belgium or the original Pink Death, Rogue/Voodoo Maple Bacon. Or, a room temp Steel Reserve.
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  25. kustard

    kustard Aficionado (230) Illinois Jan 26, 2013

    Three Floyds Tiberian Inquisitor. Tastes like nail polish.
  26. ChesterHop

    ChesterHop Savant (265) Connecticut Sep 14, 2010

    The good ol Crooked I...St. Ides. Brings back a lot of memories.
  27. ricochet173

    ricochet173 Savant (295) Quebec (Canada) Jul 6, 2011 Beer Trader

    Do not EVER mention that goddamn putrid devil beer again! Their brewery burnt down and I hope that vile, piss-producing latrine stays that way.
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  28. Wells Banana Bread Beer
  29. nc41

    nc41 Champion (855) North Carolina Sep 25, 2008 Beer Trader

    Steel Reserve is undrinkable.
  30. beertunes

    beertunes Poobah (1,400) Washington Sep 24, 2007 Beer Trader

    We'll never get anywhere if you keep holding things in. You've got to let your real feelings out.
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  31. bamarado

    bamarado Aficionado (155) Colorado Oct 24, 2013

    Unibroue Maudite... effing disgusting.
  32. bamarado

    bamarado Aficionado (155) Colorado Oct 24, 2013

    Unibroue Maudite... effing disgusting.
  33. kojevergas

    kojevergas Poobah (1,200) Colorado Aug 15, 2010 Beer Trader

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  34. deschutes_fan

    deschutes_fan Savant (370) California Sep 24, 2013 Beer Trader

    The worst beer I ever had was JW Lee's Harvest in Lagavulin casks:

    I love lagavulin, so purchased this beer because of that. Tastes like someone pissed on a burnt log and the filtered rain water through it. It had chunks floating.

    Ironically this beer has decent reviews, maybe I got a bad bottle.
  35. Jsteez

    Jsteez Advocate (515) Utah Apr 28, 2012

    Mickey's malt liquor
  36. Ranbot

    Ranbot Advocate (620) Pennsylvania Nov 27, 2006

    Magic Hat HiCu would be my vote. Ice-cold it was odd, but bareable, but once it warmed up a just few degrees it was sickening IMO. In almost a decade of drinking craft beer I've only had 2-3 drain pours and it was one of them. (and I'm not a Magic Hat hater either).

    I haven't had SA Triple Bock, but judging by the amusing reviews it's sounds very "promising."
  37. Rainblows

    Rainblows Savant (320) Illinois Feb 27, 2013

    LOL the bros gave it a 94... o_O
  38. Knapp85

    Knapp85 Champion (830) Pennsylvania Dec 25, 2009 Beer Trader

    Stone's W00tstout... Had it recently at a tasting and I thought it was terrible. I didn't even wanna finish my sample.
  39. nc41

    nc41 Champion (855) North Carolina Sep 25, 2008 Beer Trader

    No yo
    No you didn't the stuff is absolutely vile, any resembelence to Lagavulin is purely accidental. I took two sips and drain poured it. Taking that 2nd sip took all I had in me, should have spit out the first . Should be illegal to sell