Beers you will never drink again

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  1. keithmurray

    keithmurray Meyvn (1,138) Oct 7, 2009 Connecticut

    Just had a 2010 Old Stock Ale and two years after having this 'cellared', it's still an unbalanced beer that is just a boozy mess. Choked down half of it and put the other half away to braise some lamb in.

    What are some beers that you will simply never drink again?
  2. Durb777

    Durb777 Initiate (0) Nov 30, 2011 Illinois
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  3. time4lunch

    time4lunch Initiate (175) Aug 10, 2012 New Hampshire
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    Probably everything in vermont....stop searching fot it! Hippie swill
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  4. pburland23

    pburland23 Defender (659) Jun 23, 2007 Pennsylvania

    Southern Tier Creme Brûlée Stout. I had it at Thanksgiving two years ago and my teeth are still chattering.
  5. LMT

    LMT Initiate (0) Oct 15, 2009 Virginia

    New Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale. Bought two 6-packs last winter and was immediately turned off from the first bottle. For some reason, it had hints of a menthol taste (reminded me of Salem cigarettes). Maybe I had a bad batch, but it was totally not what I was expecting.

    It's always interesting to me how two people can taste things differently. I had the 2010 Old Stock (as well as the 2009). Loved both of them both aged and "fresh." Personally I thought the alcohol was a noticeable but not overpowering. Every winter I look forward to buying it and Bell's Thir Coast Ale.
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  6. lucasj82

    lucasj82 Zealot (595) Aug 13, 2009 Indiana
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    Sam Adams Cranberry Lambic and Coastal Wheat

    Hen's tooth

    Fruit beers
  7. mhenson42

    mhenson42 Zealot (540) Nov 20, 2011 Texas
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    Tactical Nuclear Penguin
    Ghost Scorpion
  8. rfbenavi80

    rfbenavi80 Initiate (0) Mar 15, 2010 Missouri

    Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale
    Voodoo Donut
    Lips of Faith Peach Porch Lounger
  9. cavedave

    cavedave Poo-Bah (2,286) Mar 12, 2009 New York
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    '94 SA Triple Bock. I would consider it for use in a chow sauce, though.
  10. texasdrugaddict

    texasdrugaddict Initiate (0) Oct 11, 2012 New Mexico

    Hop Rising.
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  11. dennis3951

    dennis3951 Crusader (790) Mar 6, 2008 New Jersey
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    Sadly everything from Heavyweight Brewing:slight_frown:
  12. jaxon53

    jaxon53 Meyvn (1,132) Mar 1, 2006 Connecticut
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    Stone 16th!!
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  13. olympicgatorade

    olympicgatorade Initiate (0) Aug 16, 2011 New Jersey

    Smuttynose Wheat Wine. Ughhh
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  14. harperman69

    harperman69 Aspirant (234) Feb 11, 2009 Tennessee
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    Stone Verticals
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  15. BeerSingh

    BeerSingh Initiate (0) Jul 25, 2009 India

    Liefman's Fruitesse
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  16. nc41

    nc41 Meyvn (1,492) Sep 25, 2008 North Carolina
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    JW Lee Lagavulin barrel. Yuck, at a buck an ounce an expensive two sip drain pour. Lagavulin is one of the worlds best Scotch Whiskeys to do this to it should be illegal.
  17. Reinbeck11

    Reinbeck11 Aspirant (273) Aug 15, 2012 Iowa

    NG Blacktop. Smelled like its name. No redeaming qualities.
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  18. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,417) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    Voodoo Douhgnut
    Alpine SPring
    Breckenridge Vanilla Porter
  19. jbck109

    jbck109 Aspirant (267) May 30, 2010 Michigan
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    Khunhenn Mayhem, SA triple bock, and Shorts Bloody Beer
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  20. Beertsipper

    Beertsipper Initiate (0) Nov 18, 2008 New York

    Never say "Never".
  21. BedetheVenerable

    BedetheVenerable Meyvn (1,023) Sep 5, 2008 Missouri

    JW Lees Lagavulin Cask (yikes)
    Ola Dubh (wayyy to expensive for an odd beer, though I like Old Engine Oil)

    FWIW, I also found the 2010 Old Stock Ale to be a boozy, horrid mess even w/over a year on it, but LOVED the 2011, both fresh and aged, to the extent that I bought 2 4-pks of it!
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  22. OldCrustacean79

    OldCrustacean79 Initiate (188) Jan 20, 2012 Connecticut
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    Newport Storm 09!!! Tasted like a badly fermented piece of fruit.
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  23. dirtyfab

    dirtyfab Initiate (156) Oct 21, 2004 New York

    SA triple bock & Magic Hat #9.
  24. AndrewKroll

    AndrewKroll Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2010 Michigan
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    New Holland Charkoota, dear god is it terrible
  25. Lare453

    Lare453 Meyvn (1,322) Feb 1, 2012 Florida
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    Dfh tweasonale, festina peache, and anything from southern tier...
  26. Axic10

    Axic10 Zealot (597) Mar 15, 2008 New Jersey
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    Anything from White Birch.
  27. herrburgess

    herrburgess Meyvn (1,035) Nov 4, 2009 South Carolina
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    Was going to bring this up. I love properly done smoked beers, but I developed a stress headache trying to finish this one...every time I raised the glass my neck muscles tensed up.
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  28. bleakies

    bleakies Disciple (380) Apr 11, 2011 Massachusetts

    Victory Otto didn't appeal to me at all. It tasted like the puddles left on the ground after the fire department put out the fire at the bandaid factory.
  29. wvsabbath

    wvsabbath Meyvn (1,396) Apr 29, 2010 West Virginia
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    Anything from breckenridge, boulder brewing, or tommyknocker
  30. divineaudio

    divineaudio Initiate (0) Dec 7, 2009 Michigan

    Coney Island Freaktoberfest, got 1/3 through the first bottle and dumped it. Took me three weeks to give the other bottles away.

    Also, DFH Aprihop. Ipas shouldn't have to sit for 6 months to become drinkable.
  31. Adamdc

    Adamdc Aspirant (269) Nov 18, 2007 Massachusetts

    I picked up a Gales Old Prize Ale from the late '90's because I had read about all the subtleties that develop in this beer over the years---- I'm still not sure if what I had was actually beer--- it was a thin, watery mixture of acetone and newspaper--- abs awful!!!!
  32. sukwonee

    sukwonee Crusader (740) Dec 13, 2011 Washington
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    I agree... Old Stock Ale is a total mess.

    For me,

    most pumkin beer
    most black IPA
    fresh DFH 120 (yuck)
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  33. gtermi

    gtermi Meyvn (1,214) Apr 21, 2010 Texas

    I am with you on the Tweasonale. That was one of the most discusting beers I have ever had. I also thought the Festina Peache was pathetic. I'll never buy these beers again
  34. VegasHopHead

    VegasHopHead Aspirant (213) Jun 21, 2012 Nevada
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    Voodoo Donut
    Shorts Brewery Peaches n Cream
    and a couple others from that brewery.

    Those are beers I wouldn't drink if it's all they had. I'd drink toilet water first.
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  35. hopsputin

    hopsputin Meyvn (1,131) Apr 1, 2012 New Jersey

    Route Des Épices.
  36. Lukaduke

    Lukaduke Initiate (0) May 22, 2012 Maine

    Lindemans Faro
    Founders Frangelic Mnt Brown
    anything from Shipyard
  37. Whitley

    Whitley Initiate (0) Dec 9, 2006 Vermont
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  38. szmnnl99

    szmnnl99 Crusader (710) Apr 3, 2006 Michigan
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  39. JulianB

    JulianB Initiate (0) Feb 1, 2012 South Carolina

    Anything from Southern Tier (other than the 2X milk stout which I think is pretty good) and any experimental/off-the-wall beer from Dogfish Head (but I like a lot of their "regular" lineup beers).
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  40. jrnyc

    jrnyc Savant (943) Mar 21, 2010 New York
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    This would be pretty long for me, but thinking of a noteworthy beer, it would be the NG/ Alpine collar Super IPA. I still have a bottle of it if anyone wants one!
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