Beers that you regret purchasing...

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

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  1. MickJ0nes

    MickJ0nes Initiate (0) Dec 10, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Petrus Aged Red - My first drain pour. Then I went back and bought another... see you in 5 years.
  2. C2H5

    C2H5 Disciple (383) Jan 7, 2012 Illinois
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    I am the proud owner of a "Battle Priest" its one of Three Floyd's 35$ "limited" hand numbered things..its their first use of Brettanomyces..and I have one..yaay..anyone want to traed for it?
  3. RobinLee

    RobinLee Zealot (587) Feb 15, 2012 Wisconsin
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    Rogue Juniper Ale.

    Only reason I bought it was... well, my friend's roommate hates gin; at least, that was until gin became the only thing we ever bought for him. Since, we've had a running joke about gin and anything with juniper. I got pressured into getting the Rogue while building a six-pack (snagged some greats, though- BCBS, Hopslam, Lagunitas Sucks, Founders Breakfast). It was just deaddoves.jpg, I don't know what I thought it'd be.
  4. tonton

    tonton Initiate (0) Mar 10, 2013 Hong Kong

    A four-pack of "Red Mex" tequila flavored beer. It was unbelievably cheap. Until I read about it (it's not on BA). Haven't tried it. Thinking I won't.
  5. kjcoff

    kjcoff Initiate (0) Feb 20, 2013 Tennessee

    Raging Bitch by Flying Dog. Never again.
  6. RuleOfThumb

    RuleOfThumb Initiate (0) Mar 27, 2013 North Carolina

    Dark Horse's King of the Forest. Uncarbonated soy sauce. Whats sad is the beer has incredible potential, I just think they stuffed too much in the bottle.
  7. FEUO

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

    I regret opening this thread.
    This last post worries me as I was really looking forward to opening this one soon.
  8. mnguyen281

    mnguyen281 Initiate (0) Apr 9, 2009 Texas

    No way. Black crack is imho the best beer to come out of houston for a long long while. A pint of something comparable would cost you the same at a bar. Well worth it. I paid 45 for a black tuesday locally and i would have rather had three black cracks anyday.
  9. mental1

    mental1 Initiate (0) Jan 31, 2013 Virginia

    Full Sail IPA. It tasted like metal and was incredibly disappointing.
  10. mccallisters_dali

    mccallisters_dali Initiate (0) Feb 7, 2013 North Carolina

    Sierra Nevada/Russian River Brux. That's 15 bucks this guy would take back.
  11. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Poo-Bah (1,721) Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    I really regret purchasing Youngs Double Chocolate Stout. I mean, if you think that's a good example of a chocolate stout, then boy are you in for a treat if you come over to the UK and try some of our actually great ones.
  12. shredder83

    shredder83 Devotee (423) Feb 21, 2013 Illinois
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    What you didn't like drinking nail polish remover mixed with ass?

    Bully guppy was horrible, just horrible.
  13. Mattys21

    Mattys21 Initiate (82) Feb 17, 2013 Texas
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    Yeah, I just had the 11.11.11 in February of this year and I thought it was phenomenal.
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  14. shredder83

    shredder83 Devotee (423) Feb 21, 2013 Illinois
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    Too cream stout was my first ever drainpour, never had pt5 but I've not been impressed with dark horse.
  15. shredder83

    shredder83 Devotee (423) Feb 21, 2013 Illinois
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    I love raging bitch...most others I've tried are meh.
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  16. stickboy1125

    stickboy1125 Initiate (0) Jan 28, 2012 Virginia

    For me, Founders Devil Dancer @$6/12oz. Glad I only bought 1 but I would have much rather had gotten another 10th Anniversary Ruination (which I purchased at the same time, same price).

    For those saying the Voodoo Bacon whatever, what were you expecting? Bacon flavored beer?? F'ing gross.
  17. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Defender (642) Sep 10, 2012 Florida
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    Guess ill be planing a trip...
  18. Rohkey

    Rohkey Initiate (0) Jan 13, 2013 Michigan

    Sprecher Black Bavarian. I don't think I like the style at all, tasted like bacon grease to me.
  19. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Devotee (490) Jan 2, 2010 California
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    3 bottles of Brux when it was released. They should add a cavaet that it's a non-sour American Wild.
  20. mccallisters_dali

    mccallisters_dali Initiate (0) Feb 7, 2013 North Carolina

    Don't like the Double Crooked Tree? I thought the Fore Smoked and Plead the 5th were both solid. Absolutely hated the Tres Blueberry, and thought the Too Cream was just meh... and compared to the Scotch Ales we have at my shop from other microbreweries, I feel like their Scotty Karate blows most of them away.
  21. LuisQ

    LuisQ Initiate (172) Jan 9, 2013 Florida
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    My buddy bought me back a 4pack of Kentucky bourbon barrel stout. I gave him 15 bucks. Tasted like someone dropped a doubleshot of vinegar in the bottle. I assumed that particular bottle was bad or infected. Drain poured the first. Then the second. Couldn't even bring myself to open the 3rd and 4th.
  22. unclebuckpa

    unclebuckpa Initiate (0) Aug 24, 2008 Pennsylvania

    '13 Hopslam - I left 4 bottles in a golf trip fridge. Didn't bother to bring them home.
  23. starshockey9

    starshockey9 Disciple (363) Jan 15, 2013 New Jersey
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    Elysian Peste. Never poured a beer out until this one.
  24. shredder83

    shredder83 Devotee (423) Feb 21, 2013 Illinois
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    I wasn't able to track down double crooked tree near me, regular crooked tree was decent and so was one oatmeal stout. If you can get it I like founders dirty bastard better than scotty. Based on other people I would have a better impression of dark horse had I gotten to try double crooked tree and pt5 yet
  25. mccallisters_dali

    mccallisters_dali Initiate (0) Feb 7, 2013 North Carolina

    Don't know how the Dirty Bastard slipped past me... def a solid beer there, little less abv. than a Scotty but awesome none the less. Def pick up a Double Crooked Tree if you get the chance. We just got their Thirsty Trout Porter in but if it's anything like the Percolator I don't even want to waste my money on 1.
  26. PaulsBrew

    PaulsBrew Initiate (0) Sep 24, 2012 Virginia

    This is the best description I have ever seen!!!
  27. tbryan5

    tbryan5 Meyvn (1,233) Sep 22, 2012 Louisiana
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    Bards gold... first beer ever that I had to drain pour the ENTIRE six pack... And before you bash me for buying it in the first place, just let me say that I always buy beer that I have never had with very few exceptions. I Read a review that said it tasted like burnt plastic (after the fact) and it was.the perfect description. Just let this be your warning...
  28. RuleOfThumb

    RuleOfThumb Initiate (0) Mar 27, 2013 North Carolina

    Hey man, these small batches vary bottle by bottle - some bottles got great reviews. Mine was #99 of 804. Hope yours is better, but make sure to split it with people and drink it warmer. Hope the best for ya, Cheers!
  29. CwrwAmByth

    CwrwAmByth Poo-Bah (1,721) Jan 24, 2011 United Kingdom (England)

    Well then, boy are you in for a treat.
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  30. Hopportunistic

    Hopportunistic Aspirant (263) Jan 24, 2013 North Carolina

    Thanks, I'll be here all evening... :slight_smile:
  31. baconman91

    baconman91 Initiate (0) Dec 13, 2009 Ohio

    - Cellar Rat Brewery tasters 12 pk
    - Breckenridge Christmas Ale ..they (do) make a good Vanilla Porter though & their "471" is pretty Decent.
  32. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,417) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    every beer other than Black Rat was over carbonated and gushing. ANd below average at best.
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  33. baconman91

    baconman91 Initiate (0) Dec 13, 2009 Ohio

    my thoughts Exactly!!
  34. Finn18

    Finn18 Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2012 Georgia

    When I was new to beer, I saw a bunch of "sale" beers at a local liquor store. I bought a bunch without even checking the dates, and some were up to a year old. That was all well and good for the stouts, but the brown ales and Scottish ales... yuck! I also bought a ton of Sam Adams Imperial series for half price... definitely regret getting the Imp. White. The stout was a good buy, and the wee heavy was just meh.

    In terms of fresh beers, I was underwhelmed by SA Verloren for the price I paid, and I regret paying $3.50 for a can of Sapporo.
  35. Mnmaverick

    Mnmaverick Initiate (0) Mar 23, 2013 Minnesota

    Voodoo Donut, and I haven't even drunk it yet, so now it's old to make matters worse.
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  36. Syracuse12

    Syracuse12 Devotee (414) Aug 21, 2012 New Jersey
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    Most DFH Ancient Series beers...especially Ta Henket
  37. xShoWTeKx

    xShoWTeKx Devotee (404) Jan 21, 2013 South Carolina
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    Rogue Double Chocolate by far the worst purchase at $13 a bottle that pile of shit can sit on the shelf forever.
  38. Synergy87

    Synergy87 Initiate (0) Jan 21, 2012 Wisconsin

    Vivant's Tart Side of the Moon (too tart/sour), and New Glarus Enigma (unless you like sour apples).
  39. Celtics76

    Celtics76 Defender (637) Sep 5, 2011 Rhode Island

  40. alysmith4

    alysmith4 Initiate (0) Feb 11, 2005 District of Columbia

    Might have to be Voodoo Doughnut, the worst part being bringing it to a bottle share and subjecting others :rolling_eyes:.
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