Beers that you regret purchasing...

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

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  1. loweball727

    loweball727 Initiate (0) Apr 26, 2010 Ohio

    Founders Frangelic Mountain Brown. Fucking amazing in the taproom, found it in bottles. Worst $17 spent. I can't even bring myself to trade it, I feel like I would be ripping someone off.
  2. DragonzBreath

    DragonzBreath Initiate (0) Jan 12, 2013 Michigan

    Agreed, I did the same thing, fed it to the drain
  3. Borkinator

    Borkinator Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2011 Vermont

    White Oak Jai Alai
  4. woodchopper

    woodchopper Initiate (0) Jul 31, 2010 Illinois

    all the dark horse beers at 4 elf EXCEPT
    monster 29
    Ba plead the 5th
    and 4 elf

    i wish i had my money back for the rest lambeak wants refund.... :slight_frown:
  5. GuzzLah

    GuzzLah Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2013 Illinois

    I regret buying any new beer that made me say meh.

    Meh is not bad. Drinkable, but boring and not really enjoyable. I have drank plenty of meh beers. I regret all of them!
  6. cw577enfield

    cw577enfield Aspirant (264) Mar 3, 2013 Virginia

    Never experienced a drain pour. Hope I won't have to do that any time soon! *knock on wood*

    At least I read enough reviews to know which beers to stay away from.
  7. Guy-T

    Guy-T Initiate (0) Jan 21, 2013 Michigan

    This years Double Crooked Tree! Not as tasty as last years!!
  8. cw577enfield

    cw577enfield Aspirant (264) Mar 3, 2013 Virginia

    Actually, I changed my mind. I forgot about Samuel Adams Merry Mischief. Almost wanted to put it aside because Hardywood Gingerbread Stout was my first experience. Hard to forget your first time.
  9. PorterBoy14

    PorterBoy14 Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2012 New York

    unthinkable? I loved that beer! It was so out of the box, and even though it says cucumber, for it to actually taste like cucumber, it was great
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  10. PorterBoy14

    PorterBoy14 Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2012 New York

    I've got two, Great Divide Old Ruffian, a buddy and me split a bottle with the $28+, was so disappointed. My drain pour would have to be Southern Tier Cuvee Series Three, just terrible
  11. lic217

    lic217 Champion (867) Aug 10, 2010 Connecticut

    I was not a fan of Old Ruffian either.
  12. OUJayhawk1799

    OUJayhawk1799 Devotee (485) Jan 25, 2013 Oklahoma

    I typically don't buy too many of anything until I know I like it, but did screw up this past summer. I bought two six packs if Bell's Oberon just based on some recommendations and the fact that I'm only able to get when in KC. I didn't like it very much and then was stuck having to finish 11 more.
  13. Jesta384

    Jesta384 Initiate (110) Dec 27, 2012 California

    I love 21A but HoHW was a letdown.
  14. brockdidntslide

    brockdidntslide Devotee (406) Feb 25, 2012 Pennsylvania

    i totally agree. i'm wondering if there will ever be a beer i like that they make. considering that they seem to produce some type of new swill every month, i give them credit for never giving up, but i'm done with spending any more money on them. most of them taste like that fat guy on their commercial's beard must smell.
  15. AstronautMikeDexter

    AstronautMikeDexter Initiate (0) Feb 14, 2013 Indiana

    I've regretted every bottle of Flying Dog I've ever bought.​
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  16. SomethingClever

    SomethingClever Poo-Bah (3,395) Feb 22, 2013 Ohio

    ah keep the faith. I know they have a ton of beers I haven't tried I'm not writing them off.
  17. CasanovaCummins

    CasanovaCummins Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2012 Nevada

    Chalk up another NO vote for Infinium.

    And I'd say the Four Calling Birds that blew its cork and nearly took my eye out ( I think there's still a mark on the ceiling from where it hit ), but I did get my money back for that one, so never mind.
  18. Eastside151

    Eastside151 Initiate (0) Jun 29, 2012 Ohio

    Didn't purchase but was given by a friend who bought one for each of us.. Point is HE regrets purchasing and we both regret opening..
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  19. muddyh2oblues

    muddyh2oblues Initiate (0) Mar 13, 2010 Illinois

    purchased a variety sixer of hub city brews. (my kitchen sink was hung over the next morning)
  20. djl9701

    djl9701 Initiate (151) Mar 8, 2008 Illinois

    I was really excited when my beer store had this on the shelf.
    Bought it without hesitation.
    Smelled and tasted the same....not really good, but couldn't figure it out.
    Checked some reviews here and.........yep.....smelled and tasted like

    Plastic Bandaids.......yuck.

    I guess that's what 'funk' is.:wink:
  21. brockdidntslide

    brockdidntslide Devotee (406) Feb 25, 2012 Pennsylvania

    i can't write them off since they show up everywhere....but if you find one that you think is "worthy" i am all ears!
  22. mctizzz

    mctizzz Zealot (507) Dec 23, 2010 California

    Frangelic Mountain Brown, Voodoo Maple Bacon Ale, and Southern Tier Creme Brulee. These should never have made it to the market.
  23. YieldToNothing

    YieldToNothing Initiate (0) Mar 13, 2013 New York

    hebrew funky jewbelation
    thank hashem it was only 4 oz as part of a flight, but that stuff tasted like cough syrup.....nisht nisht
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  24. Phillyz

    Phillyz Initiate (0) May 20, 2010 Pennsylvania

    You just committed a sin. A SIN.
  25. darky

    darky Initiate (173) Apr 16, 2010 South Dakota

  26. runfoodrun

    runfoodrun Initiate (0) Jun 18, 2008 Minnesota

    Agreed, for the price, and wee-little can, LdeB is not worth it, at all.
  27. reverbking

    reverbking Initiate (0) Mar 15, 2007 California

    I would have to say The Perfect Crime, I guess I had higher hopes for a collaboration between Stone, Stillwater, and Evil Twin
  28. anth0ny

    anth0ny Initiate (0) Jan 5, 2012 Michigan

    Uhhhhh really?
  29. yoitsarch

    yoitsarch Disciple (324) Nov 13, 2012 California

    Bells Oarsman, Coronado Golden, Coronado Wit, 5 golden rings...
  30. Phillyz

    Phillyz Initiate (0) May 20, 2010 Pennsylvania

    Five golden rings was legit the worst beer I've had this year on tap and in bottle. Such a surprise given that 4 calling birds was pretty delicious.
  31. craftpunk

    craftpunk Initiate (0) Feb 6, 2013 Illinois

    no our palates are just all different. I liked merry mischief, but I also just finished a Madame rose which I also liked. trying cherry tomorrow...

    But i did buy a voodoo doughnut last week just to see what all the hating fuss was about...
  32. DPMomutant

    DPMomutant Disciple (348) Feb 10, 2004 Missouri

    Rogue Morimoto Soba, but probably just because it turned out I don't like soba, the beer itself is well-crafted. Same with the Stone Belgo Anise Imperial Stout.

    I wanted to try the voodoo doughnut and if they took it down to half price I probably would.
  33. SomethingClever

    SomethingClever Poo-Bah (3,395) Feb 22, 2013 Ohio

    I haven't yet but if I do I will. I've had their Lager, Honey Porter, Octoberfest, Blackberry Witbier, Cherry Wheat, and Double Bock so far and one other that came in a triangleish (like that word?) bottle a few years ago in Maine. However, for my tastes you could put a Mr. Yuck sticker on any one of those.

    My problem with them now I'm so gun shy I usually won't pick up a new beer by them.
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  34. DieHippieDie

    DieHippieDie Initiate (0) Oct 12, 2012 North Carolina

    I love the style that Duvel claims to be. Just tasted like water.
  35. braugon

    braugon Initiate (0) Mar 14, 2013 Connecticut

    Tailgate IPA
  36. chrown

    chrown Initiate (42) Jan 27, 2013 Michigan

    Most everything I've tried from Arbor Brewing Company.
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  37. smutty33

    smutty33 Crusader (741) Jun 12, 2009 Connecticut

    Wow,I am getting a huge kick outta the fact that ur curiosity got the better of you to actually purchase that slime called "Wild Blue"......proudly made by

  38. cnbrown313

    cnbrown313 Initiate (0) May 29, 2012 Illinois

    Big Sky Kriek. I think I paid about $16 for the bottle. After drain pouring my bottle, I assumed that I got a badly infected bottle or something because it tasted like vomit and onions... then I read the reviews....apparently that's just what their "kriek" tastes like
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  39. Beerswimmer

    Beerswimmer Initiate (115) Mar 4, 2013 Texas

    An expensive sour. Crazy sour. I didn't know it was a.sour
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