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Beers that you regret purchasing...

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

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  1. chanokokoro

    chanokokoro Jan 31, 2012 Illinois

    Seriously? I thought that beer was fantastic. Huge fan!
  2. chanokokoro

    chanokokoro Jan 31, 2012 Illinois

    Perhaps you don't care for saisons?
  3. MasterCraft

    MasterCraft Sep 2, 2012 Massachusetts

    Frangelic Mountain Brown (first beer I wanted to drain pour)

    Pumking (first beer I did drain pour)
  4. gpawned

    gpawned Jun 5, 2012 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    So much hate for these two beers...I'd gladly drink either one.
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  5. ferillo

    ferillo Sep 12, 2009 Massachusetts
    Fest Crew Subscriber Beer Trader

    Devil Dancer
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  6. MasterCraft

    MasterCraft Sep 2, 2012 Massachusetts

    To each their own, I'm a fan of both breweries, but I found both beers grossly artificial tasting. Pumking was cloyingly sweet to boot, tasted like canned vanilla frosting with spices to my pallet.
  7. Zimbo

    Zimbo Aug 7, 2010 United Kingdom (Scotland)

    Everything associated with Newcastle Brown is garbage these days. Wasn't always like that.
    Horbar, acevenom and Brunite like this.
  8. mikecharley

    mikecharley Nov 6, 2008 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    Cantillon Bruscella Grand Cru. I found out really quickly that Unblended Lambic is nothing like Kriek or Gueuze. Had to pour it out it was so bad.
  9. Stinger80OH

    Stinger80OH Nov 11, 2011 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    Rogue Voodoo Donut
    Terrapin/Schmaltz Reunion Beer 2012

    both drain pours :(
  10. chadillac3

    chadillac3 Dec 5, 2012 Iowa

    12.12.12...both the wife and I ended up drain pouring the last few ounces. Really disliked the cinnamon in it. For the $6 the bottle cost, not really bummed about it, just didn't like the beer.
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  11. ScottStache

    ScottStache Jul 19, 2012 Massachusetts

    Allagash Interlude. Was really looking forward to this when I found it but, the "funk" was just too much for me.
  12. BradStokley

    BradStokley Jan 19, 2013 Maryland
    Beer Trader

    I may get bashed for this, but I'm not a fan at all of Troegs Mad Elf. I've got 4 left that I can't drink. If anyone on the West coast wants to trade for them, I'm open.
    1Sundown2C, Boilerfood and lucas1801 like this.
  13. grynder33

    grynder33 Jul 31, 2003 Wisconsin

    Abitas Christmas Ale,supposed to be hop emphsized,tasted like a bad homebrew
  14. Andygirl

    Andygirl Jan 3, 2013 Michigan

    I am big fan of beer in the banana bread I bake, tastes better than the banana in the beer.
  15. mcrago

    mcrago Oct 6, 2012 Indiana

    Really, I found this to be underrated.
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  16. UNCCTDawg

    UNCCTDawg Nov 30, 2011 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    I have loved almost every Olde Hickory Beer that has ever been brewed.... Except for "The Bean" not good
    Stouttyme likes this.
  17. Rollzroyce21

    Rollzroyce21 Oct 24, 2009 California
    Beer Trader

    Thankfully in CA, among other states, we're allowed to break up 4- and 6-packs. I rarely buy an entire pack until I've tasted one.
  18. Stouttyme

    Stouttyme Nov 17, 2011 Nebraska
    Beer Trader

    When I tried '11 BCBS, thought it was a hot,sweet mess and promptly traded my additional bottles away. Seems as if my palate has changed alot over the last year because I really enjoyed '12 BCBS and bought a case.
  19. SammyJaxxxx

    SammyJaxxxx Feb 23, 2012 New Jersey
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    I'm a big fan of Saisons. Not a fan of cucumber juice. I still have a bottle. What do you have that you hate. I will trade you.
  20. Stouttyme

    Stouttyme Nov 17, 2011 Nebraska
    Beer Trader

    Nogne Imperial Stout - first drain pour of '12.
    weihenstephaner vitus - glad it was only a buck, second drain pour of '12.
  21. TurdFurgison

    TurdFurgison May 29, 2005 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    I don't know, I've had a very good bottle that had some age on it (8 years). I also really like older De Cam Lambic so maybe I just like the style.

    However, the one thing I have trouble with is absolutely still lambic. Tried it from each of the main sources over the last few years, never have I turned the corner on this one.
  22. jmchinch

    jmchinch Dec 22, 2012 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    after reading this thread, not feeling good about the voodoo donut I have sitting in the cellar...maybe I should drink it near the sink
  23. Giantspace

    Giantspace Dec 22, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Not really a regret. Columbus Winter. Still have four left. Maybe they will mellow out by next winter. Cinnamon ginger bomb. Tried twice but could not do it. Drain pour both times . Drank about half of each.

  24. PatriotsRule

    PatriotsRule Sep 25, 2012 Massachusetts

    Rock Creek Infusco
  25. Zimbo

    Zimbo Aug 7, 2010 United Kingdom (Scotland)

    You gotta be shitting me.
  26. robboyd

    robboyd Aug 7, 2011 Indiana

    Ah yes, Belgo Anise IRS was just plain bad in my opinion. I was sold a couple bottles by a clerk who was overly excited about them. Drinking both was painful. Also, Poppaskull was regrettable.
  27. robboyd

    robboyd Aug 7, 2011 Indiana

    How did I forget Bitch Please? Had it last night for the first time. Never again.
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  28. lucasj82

    lucasj82 Aug 13, 2009 Indiana
    Beer Trader

    Samuel Adams Cranberry Lambic. Drank half of one and it turned my stomach and wrecked my pallet for the rest of the night. One of the only beers I have ever dumped.
  29. dc4three

    dc4three Jan 14, 2013 New Jersey

    im a big fan of dogfish head but i gotta say when i bought urkontinent i thought it would be a whole lot better than the concotion that was in that $12.99 750 bottle.
  30. fujindemon74

    fujindemon74 Nov 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

    A Fathead or Black Betty is a nice treat once in awhile.
    These are not everyday or weekly drinkers though for sure unless you have $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$.
  31. mikecharley

    mikecharley Nov 6, 2008 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    The bottle I had was completely still. Couldn't finish one glass
  32. GennyCreamAle

    GennyCreamAle Feb 25, 2009 New York

    Weihenstephaner Vitus? Are you positive you actually like beer?
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  33. fujindemon74

    fujindemon74 Nov 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Elysian Peste...but to be fair, this did me the favor of letting me know I don't care for chili flavor in my beer, so not a total loss.
    Mikkeller Black Hole...just awful, drain poured half the bottle, and I don't do that typically. I think it was the honey note and the weak mouthfeel. Not what I was looking for, especially at premium pricing. I wouldn't turn down a Mikkeller at a tasting, but I'll never buy another either. For the record, I really like Beer Geek Breakfast, but there are at least 10 domestic coffee infused beers I'd opt for moving forward.
  34. codysjb

    codysjb Jun 16, 2010 Prince Edward Island (Canada)
    Beer Trader

    Several Vertical Epics. I'll never have the whole set, and I don't really want to anyway, and just having random ones is not useful. Plus, they really aren't great anyway.

    It took me a while before I realized I won't need to taste EVERY beer ever and just buying beers to taste in a vertical is pointless and kinda unnecessary.
  35. RichD

    RichD Mar 18, 2012 Rhode Island
    Beer Trader

    I'd say Samuel Adams Imperial White. Thought this one had some promise. It was just a boozy mess with a bunch of stupid spices that made it suck even more.

    Oh and not that I thought it would be amazing or anything but the 20 bucks I spent on Infinium may have been the most premature thing I've ever done.
  36. Ivegotmule

    Ivegotmule Nov 7, 2012 North Carolina

    Green Flash Friendship Brew. Not only did I pour it out, I threw away the other 3 bottles. I don't dislike anyone enough to give them that mess of a beer.
  37. sfsean28

    sfsean28 Dec 17, 2008 New Jersey

    I concur.
  38. Ivegotmule

    Ivegotmule Nov 7, 2012 North Carolina

    Why? I find it one of the best DIPA's under $5..
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  39. acevenom

    acevenom Oct 7, 2011 Louisiana

    It depends on the year. The 2011 version was hoppier than the 2012 version. And I don't say that because my taste buds have acclimated. Abita changes the recipe for their Christmas Ale every year.
  40. nc41

    nc41 Sep 25, 2008 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    Bolt Cutter.
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