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Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Thedrizzle, Jan 20, 2013.

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  1. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Defender (657) Sep 10, 2012 Florida
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    I'm a big fan of youngs double chocolate stout. So I figured I'd give the well's and young's "banana bread beer" a try. That's where I messed up. Couldn't even finish the 4 back. Had to give them away to an unexpected victim.


    -Any one else have high hopes for a beer only to be let down?
     
  2. Nectar

    Nectar Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2013 New Jersey

    Dogfish Head Ta Henket.I buy every new DFH brew I see, simply because 90 minute was the beer that got me into the craft scene.

    I know that Ta Henket is what it is, but I didnt really enjoy it at all. Oh well, its just money. Tick!
     
  3. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Defender (657) Sep 10, 2012 Florida
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    Yeah dfh is normally fantastic. Wasn't a fan of their Midas touch either.
     
  4. loafinaround

    loafinaround Aspirant (296) Jul 16, 2011 New York

    blue point oatmeal stout. Very thin and a little bitter. It had this overbearing aroma... took me a few days to figure it out that it was coconut... and not in a good way... more like a suntan lotion way.
    Tried to offload it on my husband. even he couldn't do it. down the drain it went.
     
  5. SammyJaxxxx

    SammyJaxxxx Poo-Bah (1,768) Feb 23, 2012 New Jersey
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    Cigar City Cucumber Saison.
    Unthinkable.
     
  6. Nectar

    Nectar Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2013 New Jersey

    I think that Midas Touch is the ultimate Love/Hate experience...
     
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  7. assman79

    assman79 Aspirant (250) May 30, 2009 Wisconsin
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    Voodoo bacon
     
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  8. beerborn

    beerborn Initiate (0) Jan 22, 2012 Georgia

    I'll be the first to say it: Voodoo donut.

    Edit: guess I got beaten
     
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  9. Ri0

    Ri0 Poo-Bah (2,454) Jul 1, 2012 Wisconsin
    Beer Trader

    BCBS, what was I thinking!?
     
  10. 510a

    510a Disciple (394) Jan 12, 2013 Washington
    Beer Trader

    Vertical 07 07 07 , Eel River organic IPA
     
  11. Circleo12

    Circleo12 Devotee (450) Nov 12, 2012 South Carolina
    Beer Trader

    Oh snap.....feel free to buy it again, remember you don't like it, and send it my way! Thats one of my go to beers
     
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  12. leeds376

    leeds376 Initiate (161) Sep 27, 2005 Pennsylvania

    I'll second Cigar City Cucumber Saison. Awful.
     
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  13. Danny1217

    Danny1217 Champion (850) Jul 15, 2011 Florida
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    Cucumber Saison was tasty.

    I regret buying Belgo Anise IRS.
    Oh, and Wild Blue. Wild Blue is the reason I always check reviews before buying beer now.
     
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  14. lucas1801

    lucas1801 Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2012 Massachusetts

  15. dachshunddude86

    dachshunddude86 Initiate (0) Dec 21, 2012 Florida

    11.11.11

    Drain pour for me
     
  16. jrnyc

    jrnyc Savant (915) Mar 21, 2010 New York
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    I regret purchasing a year old Double Jack! Rolled the dice and didn't see the invisible bottled date until I got home. Tasted pretty good, will need to get a fresh one!
     
  17. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Defender (657) Sep 10, 2012 Florida
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    Wow, don't know if I could ever "drain pour"
     
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  18. teal

    teal Initiate (73) May 3, 2012 Wisconsin

    Leinies Snowdrift Vanilla Porter.
     
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  19. dachshunddude86

    dachshunddude86 Initiate (0) Dec 21, 2012 Florida

    If I can't find a single thing I like about a beer I have no qualms feeding it to the sink. Doesn't happen often, but it does happen (cigar city sea bass was another one that my in-sink-erator gladly guzzled)
     
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  20. Luv2Brew422

    Luv2Brew422 Initiate (46) Jan 7, 2012 California
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    Infinium. $20+ ouch! Need i say more?
     
  21. MADPolo

    MADPolo Initiate (0) Dec 19, 2012 Alabama

    Smuttynose Baltic Porter. I know it's well regarded and stouts/porters are my favorite style but that stuff was a drain pour for me.

    I guess Baltics are out for me.
     
  22. MinorThreat

    MinorThreat Devotee (488) Apr 7, 2008 Nebraska
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    Fantome hiver (recent release). Tastes like weed, grass clippings and burnt hair. Sad day.....
     
  23. loafinaround

    loafinaround Aspirant (296) Jul 16, 2011 New York

    you're lucky your tastebuds have never been challenged at that level. Not forcing a beer down my throat due to principle.
    The voodoo donut posts made me laugh. I just saw a bottle (mmmm maple bacon!) last week in a shop.
    pepto pink = a subliminal message
     
  24. LeRose

    LeRose Meyvn (1,174) Nov 24, 2011 Massachusetts
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    I'm on the love side for Midas Touch...

    Southern Tier Creme Brûlée was disappointing. Loved Choklat, and I am a Creme brûlée junkie. This not so much...really wanted to like it, tried hard, never got there.

    Innis and Gunn Rum Cask...caved to peer pressure, wish I hadn't. Did not like the rum taste ( candy like to me), mouthfeel too thick and sticky. Good friend loves it, constantly chatted it up. Not my thing.
     
  25. mecummins

    mecummins Initiate (0) Nov 16, 2012 Illinois

    I've had that banana bread beer. I love banana bread (and am knowing to bake a pretty damn good one) but that beer was horrid.

    I regret buying NG Enigma. I know that it gets some love here, but I hated it. I ended up mixing it into the self made sample 6 packs that I gave to friends for Christmas.
     
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  26. patrickcmcd

    patrickcmcd Initiate (96) Dec 25, 2010 Massachusetts
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    Blue Hills Brewery here in MA made the single worse beer I've ever consumed. Oktobrau. Christ on the cross, this was awful. Drank half of it while questioning my own tastes and palate before it went down the toilet. This soupy dreck wasnt even sink worthy. Havent really touched anything from Blue Hills since. They really let me down.
     
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  27. Archemedies

    Archemedies Initiate (0) Dec 8, 2011 Massachusetts

    DFH Faithful Ale.
     
  28. reverseapachemaster

    reverseapachemaster Aspirant (244) Sep 21, 2012 Texas
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  29. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Defender (657) Sep 10, 2012 Florida
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    You like innis and gunn rum or no?
     
  30. smokinoak

    smokinoak Initiate (0) Oct 21, 2011 Florida

    mix the 2 together, it tastes pretty good
     
  31. Thickfreakness

    Thickfreakness Initiate (0) Oct 2, 2010 New York

    Harpoon Chocolate Stout, SA Cranberry Lambic, SA Triple Bock! All are just awful!!!
     
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  32. Hockey_Fan

    Hockey_Fan Devotee (476) Jan 13, 2013 Maryland

    I like Cucumbers and I love Saisons, but I can't imagine the combination. :confused:
     
  33. ESeab

    ESeab Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 New Jersey

    The best beer I drank in High School
     
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  34. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Defender (657) Sep 10, 2012 Florida
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    I'll have to try that
     
  35. LeRose

    LeRose Meyvn (1,174) Nov 24, 2011 Massachusetts
    Supporter Subscriber

    Oh heck...no I didn't. Fixed the post.... That brew was just not for me!
     
  36. Andygirl

    Andygirl Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 Michigan

    I have to go with the banana bread beer. Bad banana taste, not great beer, what's to like? Still have three sitting there.
     
  37. wvsabbath

    wvsabbath Meyvn (1,393) Apr 29, 2010 West Virginia
    Beer Trader

    Lilja's Hop Nest Monster , Drain pour!
     
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  38. krl2112

    krl2112 Crusader (719) Nov 10, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Man Infinium was sucha disappointment! Pumking, CW Barleywine(but I think I just don't like barleywines in general).
     
  39. krl2112

    krl2112 Crusader (719) Nov 10, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Oh and Brew Dog Bitch Please. Please don't!!!
     
  40. sandiego67

    sandiego67 Initiate (0) Feb 25, 2008 California

    Shorts Keylime
    Perfect Crime Collaboration
    Saison du Buff (Stone Version)
     
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