Beers that you regret purchasing...

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  1. Boston77

    Boston77 Initiate (0) May 13, 2012 Washington

    Voodoo Doughnut.
    Terrible marketing ploy and a terrible attempt at beer.
    Occidentals Dunkle Hefe is brutally bad. This Hefe is like brown puddle water. Though, that would be an insult to puddle water.
  2. Kopfschuss

    Kopfschuss Initiate (0) Aug 19, 2009 Oregon

    Lol, my mom bought it for my gf (she loves blueberries) thinking it would be good. It wasn't...
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  3. unjustus

    unjustus Initiate (0) Dec 31, 2010 Nevada

    New Belgium Shift and Southern Tier Creme Brule
  4. smutty33

    smutty33 Zealot (585) Jun 12, 2009 Connecticut
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    Ok,I guess I can let you off the

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  5. yoitsarch

    yoitsarch Disciple (301) Nov 13, 2012 California
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    I figured a pineapple pizza would pair great with it, boy was I wrong.
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  6. ezperkins2

    ezperkins2 Aspirant (298) Jan 3, 2011 California
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    The six pack of big swell IPA from Maui I purchased yesterday. The canned date was printed on the edge of the can so that the year was not easily legible. at the time I thought it was canned on 2/3/13. After opening one and then inspecting the can further I realized it was 2/3/12. Nothing like a 13 month old IPA six pack.
  7. GimmeGumballHead

    GimmeGumballHead Initiate (0) Dec 4, 2010 Illinois

  8. prock180

    prock180 Aspirant (299) Mar 9, 2013 Arizona

    Torpedo IPA. I used to like this beer and I love ipa's but it wasn't as good this time around. Thats a bummer cuz i do like most of sierra nevada's stuff.
  9. ferillo

    ferillo Devotee (488) Sep 12, 2009 Massachusetts
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    Frangelic Mountain Brown
  10. BenDrinking

    BenDrinking Initiate (0) Mar 24, 2013 Maryland

    Samuel Adams, Fat Jack Double Pumpkin Ale. 1st batch.

    Barely tasted the spices, and didn't taste any pumpkin. Only malt. Not good. I'm a big fan of pumpkin beers, and this is one of the biggest let downs. They talked a big game, and fell flat.
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  11. jtdolla911

    jtdolla911 Initiate (0) Nov 18, 2011 Massachusetts
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    I havent opened them yet, but DFH Bitches Brew, have 2 and haven't opened either, then Nightstalker, Big John, and BCBS. Not a huge fan of those 3, but I buy them every year because I'm a robot. Or an idiot. Or both.
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  12. BlackDragon

    BlackDragon Initiate (0) Feb 16, 2013 Michigan

    Its meh in the bottle but amazing if you can find it on tap.
  13. Rainier

    Rainier Initiate (0) Dec 20, 2012 California

    The Bruery Sour in the Rye... I regret because I wanna buy a case now!
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  14. alucard6679

    alucard6679 Aspirant (255) Jul 29, 2012 Arizona

    Most recently: Ballast Point Indra Kunindra

    Good God, that was horrible.
  15. BeerRollups

    BeerRollups Initiate (155) Feb 21, 2013 Massachusetts

    Pork Slap and Snapperhead from Butternuts Brewery. Boyfriend and I would see at it at the neighborhood package store and laugh at the can designs remarking how we "must try it sometime". He brought a six of each home the other night, and they are both gross. I also regret spending 14 bucks os so on Rhizing Bines a few weeks back.
  16. roroChp

    roroChp Initiate (0) Mar 24, 2013 Texas

    Pretty much any macro beer with the word light in it. Or any macro beer for that matter.
  17. Hefewiseman

    Hefewiseman Disciple (397) Sep 6, 2011 Florida
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    I'm gonna have to say Wild Blue as well...

    Pounded 4 of them as a college junior 3 years ago and hurled off the third story balcony at my apartment complex after taking a blast of the ol' "water-pipe". I can't even eat blueberry muffins anymore because of how awful Wild Blue was :confused: THEN come to find out recently, it is indeed a product of AB... figures lol
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  18. katje111

    katje111 Initiate (159) Dec 30, 2010 Pennsylvania
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    Victory dark intrigue. And, being from pa I bought a case .
  19. FEUO

    FEUO Disciple (327) Jul 24, 2012 Ontario (Canada)

    Just about all the IPAs I buy online.
  20. GotWad629

    GotWad629 Aspirant (229) Sep 14, 2010 New York

    I love most offerings by Souther Tier like pumking but could not stand Creme Brulee.
  21. Iriepirate21

    Iriepirate21 Initiate (139) May 2, 2012 California

    Any Sierra Nevada IPAs. I swear to God, they all taste like regular old, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. Even their latest collaberation with Dogfish head. I mean, 14 bucks for a bomber of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale? Should have used a gun to rob me.
  22. TheJerkstore

    TheJerkstore Initiate (0) Mar 19, 2013 New York

    Hop Devil Nitro at a bar that HAD to have bad lines. I was so mad I drank it out of spite.
  23. Uniobrew31

    Uniobrew31 Zealot (544) Jan 16, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    I regret a few beers but in a, "I shouldn't have slamhogged last night" kind of way. You pour it out, move on and if you see it again, try to avoid eye contact!
  24. SupremePie

    SupremePie Initiate (0) Sep 30, 2012 Vermont

    Almost everything I've snagged from Mikkeller, decent beer, just not anywhere near worth it for the cost.... With that said, even with the taste of disappointment fresh in my mouth, at least I know I'm keeping some talented Graphic Designers gainfully employed
  25. JayORear

    JayORear Defender (604) Feb 22, 2012 California
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    Stone VE 11.11.11. One of my very few drain pours ever.
  26. fickenmeimirish

    fickenmeimirish Initiate (177) Feb 18, 2011 Illinois
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    I like most mikkeller beers but the beer I most regret buying is spontanwildstrawberry.. absolutely aweful.. literally all I could taste was metal and burnt plastic.. what I regret even more is I bought two bottles of it, and I am now sitting on a second one that I dread opening up.
  27. breda7

    breda7 Initiate (0) Nov 21, 2010 United Kingdom (England)

    shepherd neame ipa
    expected a good hop taste
    got a bland bottle of shite from a tired old brewery stuck in the 1950s
  28. jlenik

    jlenik Disciple (374) Jan 22, 2009 New Jersey
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    Store had these on sale for $1 per bottle. I bought three, wish I didn't even buy one.
  29. sukwonee

    sukwonee Crusader (740) Dec 13, 2011 Washington
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  30. Bringthebeards

    Bringthebeards Initiate (191) Jan 27, 2013 California
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    lips of faith transatlantique kriek .. not worth the price point IMO.
  31. jcreegan

    jcreegan Disciple (301) Aug 12, 2010 Florida
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    Rogue maple bacon
  32. stilts

    stilts Initiate (0) Jan 21, 2010 Pennsylvania

    For me, it's a slam dunk for Saranac Caramel Porter. One of my friends got half the case, another still has the better part of a six-pack in his fridge and there are still three in my fridge for "party dares" or, as I'm playing it, "This is what disappointment tastes like."
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  33. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Defender (657) Sep 10, 2012 Florida
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    DFH Immort. Just awful. Leave it it dfh to keep on making those funky ass beers.
  34. IPAkindaguy

    IPAkindaguy Aspirant (294) Aug 20, 2010 Florida
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    Saranac Caraml Porter ... Drain pour.
  35. Chaney

    Chaney Initiate (0) Apr 20, 2006 District of Columbia

    And the reason I like it is because it gets my beer-hating wife to actually drink beer with me.
  36. superspak

    superspak Poo-Bah (8,790) May 5, 2010 Michigan
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    YUUUUUUP. I bought it on impulse, having already consistently enjoyed their year round releases. Then I read the reviews after, and put off tasting it til a couple weeks ago. Drank about 1/4 and dumped the rest of it after I rated it.

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  37. fullmetal1381

    fullmetal1381 Initiate (0) Jul 30, 2011 Florida

    Cucumber Saison grew on me. For a while, back when I was at CCB 3+ times a week it was my "getting a little buzzed, lemme go with something light to end the session" beer.

    As for me, I regret buying any and all Clown Shoes stouts. They all taste like Blaecorn Unidragon (i.e., smoked) to me.
  38. chanokokoro

    chanokokoro Champion (835) Jan 31, 2012 Illinois

    It's not even meh in the bottle. It's bad. It tastes like somebody dumped half a spice rack worth of spices into a mediocre stout. I can't imagine how having it on tap would make it any better.
  39. chanokokoro

    chanokokoro Champion (835) Jan 31, 2012 Illinois

    Without a doubt, Cucumber Saison was one the best new beers I had this summer. Absolutely loved it.
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  40. shawnohall

    shawnohall Initiate (0) Nov 8, 2009 Texas

    Southern Star Black Crack. In one sense, I'm glad I got to try this limited release bourbon barrel aged stout, and it was good, but I regret how much I paid. I'm not sure any 16.9 ounce bottle of beer is worth $13.
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