Beers that you regret purchasing...

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  1. cjoc83

    cjoc83 Aspirant (278) Jul 31, 2010 Pennsylvania
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    Dominion Oak Barrel Stout. What crap that was. On the plus side, my lady liked it, and now she's (sort of) into stouts. Only good thing I can say about that stuff.
     
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  2. Gotti311

    Gotti311 Crusader (751) Mar 22, 2009 Wisconsin
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    I hated myself after taking the first sip of Brux from the great minds of Russian River/Sierra Nevada. I was expecting something big and bold. The Sour homebrew we opened up next to it blew it out of the water.
     
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  3. Smitty1988

    Smitty1988 Initiate (0) Oct 16, 2012 Arizona
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    Rouge VooDoo donut, and Stone 16th aniversary IPA (Yuck!)
    Also I didnt feel the westy 12 was worth the price of the 6 pack, I will stick to Roeshfort
     
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  4. jbertsch

    jbertsch Meyvn (1,045) Dec 14, 2008 Massachusetts

    Oak Aged Fayston Maple Imperial Stout
     
  5. bylerteck

    bylerteck Poo-Bah (2,818) May 17, 2009 Ontario (Canada)
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    Hel & Verdoemnis Bordeaux BA. HOOOOOOOOOOLY was that not worth the money. As I bought it brewery fresh. Yeesh. I'm sure it only cost like 7 euro, but damn was that a let down.
     
  6. LCB_Hostage

    LCB_Hostage Initiate (0) Jan 30, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    I can honestly say I don't have any regrets about any of the beer I've purchased. Sure, there have been a few I've been less than pleased with, but how would I know that otherwise? There are also some cases where the first (or second or third) bottle didn't do anything for me, but then I opened one when I was in the right mood and really enjoyed it (and made a note of when that was for purposes of enjoying the rest of the six). Seriously, for most beers, you're paying at most $12/sixer. A small price to pay for the knowledge that results. (OK, I will admit some bombers can turn into pretty expensive experiments, especially if they're failed experiments.)
     
  7. tronto

    tronto Initiate (84) Dec 22, 2010 Kentucky
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  8. heteroscedastic

    heteroscedastic Initiate (0) Dec 14, 2012 Illinois

    Lambeak wants dragonfruit
     
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  9. Travcofarms

    Travcofarms Initiate (0) Dec 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Rogue XS @ 19 bucks.
     
  10. SomethingClever

    SomethingClever Poo-Bah (1,964) Feb 22, 2013 Ohio

    Sam Adam's Double Bock love to get rid of it hell might sweeten the trade w/ some $ j/king. I am continually disappointed by Boston Brewing have yet to find a beer I like by them I keep trying though have Stonebrook coming.
     
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  11. LuckyJohn

    LuckyJohn Aspirant (268) Feb 6, 2013 Colorado

    I agree with LCB_Hostage that I don't regret any purchases... with one exception: I didn't check the date on something by Sierra Nevada I bought at some little dive convienence store while I was driving through a remote mountain west area. That stuff was so old I could have taken it on Antique Roadshow. Nasty.
     
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  12. dmfc906

    dmfc906 Initiate (0) Jul 2, 2010 Illinois

    Stone Belgo RIS with Anise. I don't like anise. I knew that going in...still bought it...couldn't finish it.
     
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  13. TheJollyHop

    TheJollyHop Initiate (0) Sep 2, 2009 California

    Farmhouse Black Metal...yuck! And after thoroughly enjoying JK's Black Metal too! For shame....
     
  14. Kikodamian

    Kikodamian Initiate (0) Feb 9, 2013 Florida

    Grolsch. It's not terrible but I just got too much of it.
     
  15. GoGators

    GoGators Crusader (706) Aug 5, 2010 New Jersey
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    Rayon Vert. I hate Brett!!!!
     
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  16. stevensd19

    stevensd19 Initiate (0) Jan 13, 2008 Massachusetts

    Hop Session Ale - Otter Creek Brewing... but it could just be I've been ruined by too many Nugget Nectars.... ?
     
  17. lewisti

    lewisti Initiate (164) Nov 7, 2001 Connecticut

    when i first saw Southern Tier 2XMAS last December i scoffed up a 6 pack somehow thinking it would be darker winterier version of 2XIPA not realizing what a overspiced mess it would be, just not my thing, still got 4 of the 6 in the fridge
     
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  18. ferillo

    ferillo Devotee (475) Sep 12, 2009 Massachusetts
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  19. SteelCity75

    SteelCity75 Initiate (0) Jan 14, 2013 Connecticut

    Probably Rogue's Voodoo Doughnut. Not so much because I hated it (I thought it was okay, but honestly not worth the price), but because I was stupid and had my BMC friends try it and now they talk more about the bacon beer that I had them try than any quality craft beers that I've had them try.
     
  20. Scalzo

    Scalzo Aspirant (244) Feb 27, 2012 Illinois
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    GI RARE, yuck
     
  21. SenorHops

    SenorHops Initiate (0) Aug 10, 2010 Rhode Island

    Funny. I was gonna say 21st Amendment Back in Black.
     
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  22. beerindaglass

    beerindaglass Aspirant (216) Feb 20, 2013 Florida
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    Eel River Organic IPA

    Shits like drinking hand soap.
     
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  23. GodlessWatermelon

    GodlessWatermelon Initiate (0) Apr 12, 2012 Maryland

    Smuttynose Zinneke. Label said it was a Belgian style stout, and it was maybe $7-8 so I grabbed one. Pretty disappointing. Schenkerla Aecht Rauchbier as well. I was reading about traditional German rauchbiers in a book and decided to try one. It smelled and tasted like smoked meat. If someone had blindfolded you and held it under your nose you'd think you were smelling barbeque. I wouldn't say I regret buying either, because I'm down for trying new beers (whether good or bad), but I would never purchase either again.
     
  24. Anaz

    Anaz Aspirant (214) Dec 22, 2009 California

    A lightstruck bottle of Saison Fantome. Green bottles strike fear to the core of my being now.
     
  25. Dirtinabottle

    Dirtinabottle Devotee (479) Aug 21, 2012 New York
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  26. KevinGordon

    KevinGordon Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2012 North Carolina

    Rouge Voodoo.
    13 bucks gone.
    Could have been a nice 12pack that I would have enjoyed all week.
    But no.
    My dumb ass didn't listen to reason, and I said to myself, "I dont need help, I can drink this whole bottle myself"
    Nope.
    Drank a whole 16oz glass of it. Poured another 16 oz glass, there was still more in the bottle.
    I said no, just no.
    Drainpoured the 2nd glass and also what was left in the bottle, opened a new beer to get that taste out of my mouth.
    The taste of failure.
     
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  27. KevinGordon

    KevinGordon Initiate (0) Dec 16, 2012 North Carolina

    whaaat? Brown Shugga is a fine beer
    come on..
     
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  28. Philly82785

    Philly82785 Initiate (0) Dec 17, 2008 Minnesota

    Rouge Maple Bacon Ale...awful and I Paid way too much for it
     
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  29. liane

    liane Initiate (0) Jan 2, 2013 Minnesota

    Bells Oarsman Ale and Lips of Faith Heavenly Fiajo Tripel-both drain pour
     
  30. atomic

    atomic Disciple (328) Sep 22, 2009 Illinois
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    When did you have 11.11.11? I had 11.11.11 two weeks ago and I thought it was great. now 12.12.12 I had a couple days ago and drain poured the last 5oz or so. Just couldnt take it anymore.
     
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  31. MarshMan71

    MarshMan71 Initiate (0) Jul 17, 2012 Illinois
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    Moose Drool Brown Ale - Big Sky Brewing Company.
    Dunno why it was so long ago and one of the first Craft beers I had tried at the time. All I remember was thinking boy they sure got the name right.

    May have to give it another chance if I can find it in a mix 6 sometime. now that my palate is a bit more refined.
     
  32. CTJman

    CTJman Crusader (783) Jan 14, 2013 Connecticut
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    Voodoo Doughnut - Enough Said, I've never drain poured a beer faster
     
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  33. Raime

    Raime Meyvn (1,171) Jun 4, 2012 Michigan
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    Duvel. I gave half the fifth away so I could enjoy a Plead the 5th instead.
     
  34. Philly82785

    Philly82785 Initiate (0) Dec 17, 2008 Minnesota

    I hated the Maple Bacon Ale, I wasn't willing to risk another $13 on another shady beer
     
  35. JulianC

    JulianC Initiate (198) Mar 9, 2012 Illinois
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    I drain poured 11.11.11 too. One of the few non-infected beers I've ever done that too.
     
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  36. Dirtinabottle

    Dirtinabottle Devotee (479) Aug 21, 2012 New York
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    I love every other beer from Lagunita's. Brown Sugga just didn't do it for me.
     
  37. egrace84

    egrace84 Savant (927) Mar 25, 2012 Illinois
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    All of the Lambeaks were fucki'n terrible! Still think its bullshit they bottled and sold this to their customers... shitty move.
     
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  38. ThisWangsChung

    ThisWangsChung Poo-Bah (2,621) Oct 15, 2011 Maryland
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    I caved into the hype train and picked up two bottles of Stone Enjoy By 04.01.13 (I rarely if EVER buy multiple bombers in a single trip) at a whopping $10.99 each. $22 for two bottles of a DIPA that's merely okay...isn't okay. :mad:
     
  39. stealth

    stealth Defender (606) Dec 16, 2011 Minnesota
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    Cuvee Des Jacobins. Had one and had to go out and buy 2 cases to make sure I don't run out. sonovabitch.
     
  40. jborg

    jborg Initiate (0) Dec 13, 2009 New York

    Aecht Rauchbier. I was told it was great. I even bought it a second time to try to "understand" bacon in a bottle. Not for me!
     
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