Are there any styles that make you nauseous?

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  1. SummitSeries72

    SummitSeries72 Initiate (164) Mar 17, 2011 New Jersey

    I don't why this is but I find English Special Bitters make me nauseous. That's not to say I don't like them. I have enjoyed Fullers ESB and Shipyard Old Thumper in the past. I can really enjoy the first few swigs. But by the end of the 12 ounce bottle, I feel completely nauseous. Anybody else have this experience?
     
  2. Eriktheipaman

    Eriktheipaman Savant (971) Sep 4, 2010 California
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    That's very strange and unfortunate. I have never had this problem, nor have I heard of anyone with it. No other styles do this to you and how many have you tried overall?
     
  3. RaulMondesi

    RaulMondesi Champion (873) Dec 11, 2006 California

    Witbiers. There is just something unearthly wrong about them.
     
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  4. SummitSeries72

    SummitSeries72 Initiate (164) Mar 17, 2011 New Jersey

    I can truly say that no other styles have had this effect on me. I've tried a bunch (porters, stouts, IPAs, DIPAs, Lagers, Pilsners, HefeWeizens, Belgian Ales, Lambics, etc.).
     
  5. superspak

    superspak Poo-Bah (8,059) May 5, 2010 Michigan
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    Sours give me a mild headache. I'll keep drinking them though.
     
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  6. gtermi

    gtermi Meyvn (1,213) Apr 21, 2010 Texas

    Anything heavily smoked makes we almost throw up...
     
  7. Eriktheipaman

    Eriktheipaman Savant (971) Sep 4, 2010 California
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    Very strange and I wish I could help more. My only guess would be certain types of English yeast. Have you tried many English IPA's, Milds, Porters, or Old Ales?
     
  8. BurgeoningBrewhead

    BurgeoningBrewhead Initiate (0) Jul 18, 2012 Pennsylvania

    I can't stomach the taste of Belgian beers and wheat beers (the latter to a lesser degree). The wheaty/yeasty flavors of them taste like a rotten sandwich to me. I had Aventinus' Weizen-Eisbock and I gagged after every sip, couldn't finish it.
     
  9. mellowmark

    mellowmark Aspirant (263) Mar 31, 2010 Minnesota
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    No stlyes, but some beers.
     
  10. ipapong

    ipapong Initiate (0) Sep 30, 2007 Wisconsin
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    Browns don't make me nauseous but there is absolutely nothing appealing to me about them. Lagers give me horrific heartburn.
     
  11. JayORear

    JayORear Zealot (589) Feb 22, 2012 California
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    No, but there are threads that do.
     
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  12. SummitSeries72

    SummitSeries72 Initiate (164) Mar 17, 2011 New Jersey

    My experience of English beers consists mostly of Samuel Smith. I love Samuel Smith beers and have never had a problem with them.
     
  13. SummitSeries72

    SummitSeries72 Initiate (164) Mar 17, 2011 New Jersey

    I hope it's not this thread! :relaxed:
     
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  14. Horbar

    Horbar Zealot (559) Feb 24, 2012 Rhode Island

    Shipyard .......
     
  15. DHS1029

    DHS1029 Aspirant (252) Feb 14, 2013 Illinois
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    Ugh, Rauchbiers...
     
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  16. VDODSON

    VDODSON Initiate (0) Feb 5, 2013 North Dakota

    Stouts, Porters, and Trappist's. Everything from Chimay, to Guiness Stout...disgusting.
     
  17. willth

    willth Initiate (0) Apr 2, 2013 Illinois

    I am not a fan at all of sours. Something about it makes me want to barf.
     
  18. kingofhop

    kingofhop Initiate (0) May 9, 2010 Oklahoma

    Banana beer.
     
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  19. LukeH

    LukeH Initiate (0) May 5, 2013 Minnesota

    Nut browns. Wouldn't go so far as to say they make me nauseated but I really have no desire to drink another one.
     
  20. Dtapeski

    Dtapeski Initiate (36) Oct 26, 2012 Colorado

    Doughnut Bacon Maple Ale had a similar effect on me
     
  21. Eriktheipaman

    Eriktheipaman Savant (971) Sep 4, 2010 California
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    So somebody has a legitimate problem and you find the need to be smart ass? You're cool.
     
  22. JayORear

    JayORear Zealot (589) Feb 22, 2012 California
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    Nah, you're right. It was kind of dickish. Sorry, OP.
     
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  23. Uniobrew31

    Uniobrew31 Zealot (541) Jan 16, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    Smoked beers and most adjuncts. Just nasty
     
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  24. Chou

    Chou Initiate (0) Apr 17, 2012 Oregon

    Anything that has "mint" on the label.

    Or "banana."

    Those are two flavors I can't take in much food.

    Most dubbels (or anything "raisin-y" --peraps from brettynomyces -- remind me of Robatussin cough syrup)
     
  25. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Initiate (0) May 10, 2012 Illinois

    Any "sour beers" from FFF... lol plz stop trying.
     
  26. Spaceloaf

    Spaceloaf Initiate (165) Nov 27, 2008 Oregon

    Anything with very heavy caramel/malt makes me feel a little sick after finishing it (e.g. doppelbocks). Similar to the OP, I can enjoy it while its going down, but once I finish it I feel ill.

    More generally, I think I have something about alcohol and sweetness. I can't handle anything that's too sweet.
     
  27. TheSixthRing

    TheSixthRing Poo-Bah (2,243) Sep 24, 2008 California

    Super dank, super piney IPAs. Not nauseous, and it's probably just a mental thing, but they somehow trigger my allergies and cause pressure to build up behind my eyes.
     
  28. mpayne5

    mpayne5 Zealot (505) Aug 18, 2011 Indiana
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    Anise flavors take me back to the Jager days
     
  29. Knuckles_Nuclear

    Knuckles_Nuclear Initiate (0) Feb 12, 2013 Colorado

    Flanders Red Ales, sadly. There are some very respectable beers in this style, but I just can't enjoy them.
     
  30. shand

    shand Meyvn (1,415) Jul 13, 2010 Florida
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    An very yeasty saison will do it for me.
     
  31. gjoker321

    gjoker321 Disciple (353) Dec 26, 2007 Florida
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    Weiss beers (those German Weiss yeast banana and clove flavors).. (shudders). There are certain breweries that upset my stomach, cause my nose to run an eyes to redden. Haven't figured out a common ingredient though. The top brewery that pops into my mind that this happens with is Gordon Biersch.
     
  32. beertardis

    beertardis Initiate (0) Feb 12, 2012 Rhode Island

    smoked beers and gose's
     
  33. Benish

    Benish Champion (862) Mar 13, 2013 Wisconsin
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    Old Style makes me nauseous. No scientific explanation and I don't think they even taste that bad. Either way, I'm not buying it again.
     
  34. Mshull

    Mshull Devotee (412) Mar 26, 2013 Ohio
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    Smoked porters and Belgium beers
     
  35. SummitSeries72

    SummitSeries72 Initiate (164) Mar 17, 2011 New Jersey

    No problem. Thanks for the humble apology.
     
  36. Mscarpen

    Mscarpen Initiate (0) Apr 2, 2011 Tennessee
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    Amen. I always feel queezy after one of these... Like I've just been roofied. Come to think of it... I never remember my second witbier.
     
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  37. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    Ipa's or tripples on an empty stomach...
     
  38. brikelly

    brikelly Aspirant (269) Apr 11, 2010 Massachusetts
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    Put a ton of anise in your beer and my gag reflex will be tested to its max.
     
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  39. fox227

    fox227 Initiate (0) Nov 19, 2010 California

    Sours make me somewhat acrid and gassy, thus why I haven't ticked many. It's a shame because I enjoyed the actual flavors.
     
  40. fox227

    fox227 Initiate (0) Nov 19, 2010 California

    I feel bad for you, about the IPAs. That does my empty stomach good.
     
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