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Beers you like, but everyone else doesn't like

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by keithmurray, Apr 2, 2013.

  1. keithmurray

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    Piggybacking off of another thread I saw. What beers do you like, but are rated lowly here on BA or people otherwise don't like?

    Baltika #6 - the baltic porter
    Zyweic Porter
    Full Sail Amber
    Radeberger Pilsener (on tap especially)
     
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  2. Grohnke

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    zyweic porter is low rated?! c'mon BA, that beer is awesome, classic example of a baltic. Is it priced to low to appreciate?

    edit: Wait, its an 88. OP what are you talking about?

    edit: for the record, its an interesting thread OP. Im just confused by your selection of not liked / low rated beers, as they are for the most part mid 80s.
     
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    KBS...

    ...my day would have been a lot easier if that were true.
     
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  4. VelvetExtract

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    I thought NB Ranger was way better than a run of the mill 3.8 average.
     
  5. Frankinstiener

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    I have a bunch in the 80's that I think are underrated. But I'm going to go with the beers I like that are rated below 80:

    Magic Hat #9
    Leinenkugel Snowdrift Vanilla Porter
     
  6. SerialTicker

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    There are basically no beers that I like that nobody else likes.
     
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    St Pauli Girl - 67

    Within 6 months of packaging date, there is no better lager at a better price.
     
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    New Glarus Cabin Fever. It is their lowest rated beer at 80 and 3.53, but I think it is much better than that gives it.

    Southern Tier Blackwater series. They're highly rated, but all I ever hear on BA is how terrible they are. I love 'em and was sad to see the series cut down to Plum Noir (which I've never had), Choklat (the second weakest), and Creme Brulee (easily the most polarizing). I don't get the hate, but I also don't get the removal of the three best: Mokah, Javah, and Oat.
     
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    Leffe Blonde. Gets no love..

    But admittedly, it is sorta Americanized Belgian beer..
     
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    Belle Vue Gueuze.
     
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    Rivertown Hop Bomber
     
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    I love me some Boulevard Rye on Rye. I know its a 4.24 average, but I actually think its underrated.
     
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    I know some people who use this site that won't buy anything that doesn't get at least a 90 rating on here.
     
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    Green Flash Pallet Wrecker, Drain Pour!
     
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    Creme Brulee is my favorite by far glad their still making it but I loved all of them if any Southern Tier employees are reading this please reconsider it's not like these beers sit on the shelves they made Mokak Javah and Oat last year and I can't find Mokah or Oat anywhere and haven't seen much Javah left ether so clearly theres people who love them and will be sad when their gone:(
     
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    Lord Chesterfield
    St Pauli Girl
    Lowenbrau

    (non-skunked for all of the above)
     
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    Corona and Budweiser
     
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    Lakemaid from Schell's. Great beer for boating in the hot, Summer sun.
     
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    I wouldn't say NOBODY likes these, but many consider them average and I really like them...

    1. Magic Hat Elder Betty (hefeweiss with elderberries)

    2. Rivertown Blueberry Lager (the trick is to serve it with a handful of blueberries in the glass like the bars in Cincinnati used to do when this stuff first came out)

    3. Avery Samael (if you don't age this stuff, you're asking for 2nd degree burns on the back of your throat. If you give it 5 years, it's like liquid marshmallows)

    4. Hofbrau Maibock (I freaking love this seasonal and drink a ton of it every spring)
     
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    I love my avatar beer but it doesn't get the same love on here.
     
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    That beer is outstanding. ;)
     
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    ST Pumking
     
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    Nobody? I'm assuming you mean not very popular among BA's.

    Pilsener Urquell
    Radeberger Pils
    Konig Pils
    Gaffel Kolsch
    Gordon Biersch Kolsch, Maibock, Czech Pils
    Boston Lager
    Paulaner, Hacker Pschorr, & Franziskaner Hefe-Weizens
    Fuller's ESB
     
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    I've never seen the gueuze, but a bartender in Dinant Belgium poured a Belle Vue Kriek for my wife and she almost threw up on him. That shit is too sweet to put on pancakes.
     
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    I love all those beers except the GB Kolsch
     
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    Your local GB or the bottle?

    When it is first tapped in June I think my local is best. After a couple weeks I think bottle.
     
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    Magic Hat #9, Shipyard Old Thumper and Prelude, Southern Tier Old Man Winter, Rogue Chipotle Ale, Mother Funker, Redhook ESB and Long Hammer, Kona Pipeline. Of course, most of those are 80s, but I think they're all above average.
     
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    Creme Brulee.
     
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    Aside from the Gordon Biersch, which I will gladly take your word on, those are all quality beers. The Paulaner Hefeweizen is probably my fave of that lot, and definitely up there with the best of them.
     
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    We got no local, all I've had are the bottles. Not horrible, but there are better examples of American Kolsch.
     
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    Bud lite lime
     
  37. Frankinstiener

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    You named some of the top rated Hefe's on BA, how are these not popular? They all have exceptional ratings.
     
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    I'll add one more to my above post (which also scores below an 80): Shipyard Export. I saw it in 12 packs of cans the other day and was stoked.
     
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    I think Fullers is the only ESB I've come across that I'd want a keg of. It's incredibly drinkable, where it's English brothers tend to have something kind of metallic/acrid to them.
     
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    koko brown doesn't get that much love... it's kinda light, but in july, it's perfect!
     
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