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Beers you will never drink again

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by keithmurray, Oct 14, 2012.

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  1. BuzzLitebier

    BuzzLitebier Jun 11, 2010 Maryland

    Totally agree with many of these, especially the Voodoo Douhgnut, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale, but Sam Adam's Griffin's Bow and Starr Hill's Lucy are worth mentioning.
  2. RandomCoolzip

    RandomCoolzip Nov 20, 2012 Missouri

    I had a Samichlaus Beer about 20 years ago. I had to chase it with another beer to get the taste out of my mouth. Still remember it to this day.
  3. tmm313

    tmm313 Nov 6, 2011 Georgia
    Beer Trader

    Old Stock Ale and Wild Blue. Never. Ever. Again.
  4. BillieWest

    BillieWest Oct 13, 2012

    Blue Moon Spiced Amber Ale. Le vom.
  5. trixdout

    trixdout Aug 12, 2011 New Jersey

    Lol first comment in the thread. Sadly I agree. It's worse than a slim jim in a liquid.
  6. Durb777

    Durb777 Nov 30, 2011 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    I honestly feel that Rouge would have had better luck making a Slim Jim flavored beer.
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  7. Brewsed

    Brewsed Oct 29, 2010 North Carolina
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    Jolly pumpkin. I want to like them. Nothing but respect for Ron Jeffries. I've tried 3 beers from them and all 3 bottles went down the sink.
  8. YumYumGumGum

    YumYumGumGum Jul 25, 2011 Virginia
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    What the hell, that's good beer. You're broken.
  9. MinorThreat

    MinorThreat Apr 7, 2008 Nebraska
    Beer Trader

    Moylands Hopsickle, for whatever reason by the time it hits the shelves (most often warm) in Denver it is wrecked.
  10. MeowTom

    MeowTom Mar 16, 2012 Washington

    Southern Tier Pumking
  11. BuckeyeOne

    BuckeyeOne Mar 9, 2008 Washington

    I'm usually baffled by the love for ST on this site. I haven't had a single ST that I've liked and found a few truly awful. Good thing, though, that we all have different tastes. Cheers.
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  12. MeowTom

    MeowTom Mar 16, 2012 Washington

    They are either a hit or a complete miss with me, but I have to totally agree about being shocked with much love they receive.
  13. StoopidFuture

    StoopidFuture Nov 20, 2012 Connecticut

    Have to agree... love Southern Tier for the most part, but this is just unbearable.
  14. cerp66

    cerp66 Sep 20, 2007 South Carolina

    Bell's Hopslam (I just don't like it).
  15. csiewert

    csiewert Apr 10, 2009 Oregon

    My homebrew :(
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  16. dungledauf

    dungledauf Nov 8, 2005 Pennsylvania

    Penn Pilsner because it is not a Vienna-lager or pilsner.
  17. szmnnl99

    szmnnl99 Apr 3, 2006 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    I think there is a lot of variation as there are numerous reviews below 2.0. I wish I got a good one.
    YumYumGumGum likes this.
  18. Mark

    Mark Jun 18, 2001 California

    Anything Belgian, I just don't get it. Bear Republic bottled beers and of course all macro.
  19. MLeicht

    MLeicht Jul 9, 2012 New Jersey
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    Amen, i had a hard time drinking Pumking
  20. wrycon

    wrycon Apr 22, 2009 Minnesota

    I'm sure it's already been mentioned somewhere in these 16 pages, but Stone Belgo Anise.

    Jag beer.

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  21. proseberry

    proseberry May 2, 2008 Illinois

    Hello. For me, unfortunately, it's Bell's Batch 9,000. Unfortunately because I have about 3 cases of the stuff, and I'm trying to do everything with it BUT drink it! It make a great addition for killer stews, pot roasts, and chili! A great but expensice addition. I'll carry on. Thanks.
  22. hopsputin

    hopsputin Apr 1, 2012 New Jersey

    Route Des Épices

  23. hopfenunmaltz

    hopfenunmaltz Jun 8, 2005 Michigan

    Most hops substitution tables have Bullion and Brewers Gold to be substitutes for one another.

    I did do my Ballantine IPA homebrew. It used Cluster, Bullion, and EKG. Might split the dry hops with Bullion and Brewers Gold as I have enough of each.

    There are 2 recipes for Ballantine IPA in Mitch Steele's book IPA. The first is closer to what I brewed, the second came from Fred Scheer (a well known brewer) who claimed there were actually about 100 recipes for Ballantines IPA. The second had lower gravity and bitterness, and used Styrian Golding hops.
  24. GodlessWatermelon

    GodlessWatermelon Apr 12, 2012 Maryland

    Some guy brought a growler into the store I work at and told us we could drink the beer (he didn't like it) and he'd come back in a few days for the growler. It was a sour pumpkin porter from some small brewpub. It was atrocious. It tasted like dirt.
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  25. RobertColianni

    RobertColianni Nov 4, 2008 Pennsylvania

    I rated it a 2.00 when I had it. My best friend likes stouts and SAMBVCA and wouldn't finish his share of the bottle. It was gross before gross was gross, and I love anything with anise seeds. The first page of reviews is pretty hysterical, too.
  26. MetalHopHead6

    MetalHopHead6 Feb 8, 2009 Virginia

    After two sips, I drainpoured a bomber of Rogue Voodoo Doughnut Maple Bacon Ale. I had high hopes, but when I now read the name, I realize it tasted exactly as bad as it sounds.
  27. SourinQns

    SourinQns Sep 23, 2012 New York
    Beer Trader

    Three Floyds Bully Guppy
    Alexander Keith's IPA - IPA's are supposed to have hops in them, not taste like Coors Light
  28. mactrail

    mactrail Mar 24, 2009 Washington
    Beer Trader

    Thanks so much for the history lesson-- and very interesting since Bullion was my favorite home brewing hop in the 70s for a dark extract brew. But before the craft brew revolution, Ballantines IPA was a remarkable beer.
  29. MagillaGriller

    MagillaGriller Aug 20, 2012

    My buddy's home brew....armhair quarterblack
  30. Stunmai

    Stunmai Nov 10, 2011 New York

    Anything from Buffalo Bill's brewery. Just terrible.
  31. Derranged

    Derranged Mar 7, 2010 New York

    Before-After. I like cheap, strong-quick drunk beers but the flatness of that was just too off-putting.
  32. cwreay90

    cwreay90 Nov 19, 2012 Texas

    Belhaven Wee Heavy. It's just god awful since they started using clear bottles....
  33. CatfishClark

    CatfishClark Dec 1, 2008 Texas

    Indian Wells' Whiskey Barrel Amber - unbalanced, overly sweet and generally gross. This was my first drainpour and it occurred tonight.

    Thank god I have this SN Celebration to wash that taste out of my mouth...
  34. mzeld

    mzeld Mar 5, 2012 Michigan

    Shorts Spruce Pilsner...but I would never say never.
    Steel Reserve.

    Beer is beer. I'd drink it if it was given to me.
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  35. mzeld

    mzeld Mar 5, 2012 Michigan

    Whoa whoa whoa. Why no love for Robert Johnsons Hellhound? I enjoyed that very much!
  36. mzeld

    mzeld Mar 5, 2012 Michigan

    This is a joke, right?
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  37. Noelito76

    Noelito76 Oct 30, 2004 New York
    Beer Trader

    St. Ides Malt Liquor.

    I had to contribute to this thread sometime right?

    Okay seriously, for me it's SA Cherry Wheat. Can't stand it.
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  38. xanok

    xanok Aug 13, 2009 Connecticut
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    Kona Wailua Wheat Ale
    Widmer Brothers Lemongrass Wheat

    The both of them...just...agh!
  39. sponas

    sponas Jul 27, 2009 Arizona

    Stone Imperial Russian Stout and DFH Punkin Ale
  40. atone315

    atone315 Oct 8, 2008 Wisconsin
    Beer Trader

    Anything from Abita...I get a metallic taste from on their brews, it always tastes like I have a cut in my mouth. Or worse.....
    mountsnow1010 and JuicesFlowing like this.
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