Beers you will never drink again

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

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  1. Franch

    Franch Devotee (451) Mar 22, 2011 District of Columbia
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    short's bananarama

    ugh, stone lemon pledge IPA?
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  2. Superdad

    Superdad Initiate (0) Sep 1, 2012

    Abita Purple Haze
    Bud Light ( I was young )
  3. Danny1217

    Danny1217 Champion (852) Jul 15, 2011 Florida
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    Sometimes I read through these threads and see that people have drainpoured delicious beers. It makes me sick.
  4. ASUBeer

    ASUBeer Aspirant (206) Nov 4, 2011 North Carolina
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    Nebraska Fathead
  5. Outbespoken

    Outbespoken Initiate (0) Apr 6, 2012 Indiana

    Voodoo Donut
    Shipyard Pumpkinhead
    Big Eddy Wee Heavy (may have been a bad batch)

    I would say ST 2XIPA, but the first one I ever had must have been a bad batch. Tried it again recently and I am glad I did.
  6. Aestro

    Aestro Initiate (0) Nov 29, 2009 Oregon

    I thought Stone 16th was bad, but not undrinkable. I wouldn't buy it again, but probably wouldn't refuse it.

    Gilgamesh is the only brewery that I've sworn off completely. I knew there was risk involved in a "Chocolate Mint Stout" (worst beer ever), but then I had their Amber and it was godawful. How do you make an offensively bad amber?
  7. sicilian

    sicilian Aspirant (246) Sep 30, 2008 Florida

    Most any of the smoked styles.
    I can't get past them just tasting to me like a nasty cigarette smoky bar for some reason.
  8. kexp

    kexp Initiate (185) May 10, 2007 North Carolina

    Agree one thousand percent.
  9. Acidisco

    Acidisco Initiate (0) Apr 20, 2010 Massachusetts

    Call me crazy, but...

    last year when I tried Cambridge Brewing Company's Great Pumpkin Ale, I must have liked it, because I bought it again this year. This year it was one of the least flavorful and most disappointing beers I can remember drinking. As I was drinking it, I thought about the Miller Lite I drank the previous night having more flavor, and even Polar Pumpkin Seltzer! I've been appreciating more session beers lately, so it's not like I was expecting a malt bomb. Inconsistency, I guess?
  10. Pelican5

    Pelican5 Initiate (0) Feb 4, 2012 California
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    Southern Tiers Creme Brule, Fosters
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  11. ChanChan

    ChanChan Devotee (469) Dec 12, 2009 California
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    I hate Festina Peche, nasty!!!
  12. Luv2Brew422

    Luv2Brew422 Initiate (46) Jan 7, 2012 California
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    Steel Reserve....Gold medal winner, reserved for the bums
  13. tak247

    tak247 Initiate (0) Aug 31, 2009 Washington

    Rogue/VooDoo Donuts Maple Bacon, tasted like old gas. Really wanted to like it!
  14. 4DAloveofSTOUT

    4DAloveofSTOUT Poo-Bah (2,313) Nov 28, 2008 Illinois
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    Anything thats a light beer.
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  15. Krakistophales

    Krakistophales Initiate (0) Mar 17, 2011 California

    From Dogfish head:

    120 IPA
    Hellhound on my ale
    Ta Henket
    My Antonia
    Midas touch

    From Southern tier:

    Creme brulee stout

    All adjunct lagers/malt liquors/garbage beer

    Sadly, all Rogue beers

    Forgot the brewery, but Resin and Autumnation. Terrible brews.

    Founder's dirty bastard

    All chimay brews

    All westmalle brews

    Stone 16th

    Lost abbey beers

    Most wheat beers
  16. GennyCreamAle

    GennyCreamAle Initiate (0) Feb 25, 2009 New York

    Henry Weinhard's Woodland Pass IPA. One of those impulse ticker buys. It's not horrible, it's just not an IPA. No reason to purchase ever again.
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  17. Lurchie

    Lurchie Initiate (0) Oct 18, 2012

    MGD (do they even make that anymore?)
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  18. JamesShoemaker

    JamesShoemaker Initiate (0) Sep 21, 2012 Michigan
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  19. drh88

    drh88 Disciple (344) Dec 21, 2005 Pennsylvania
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    Infinium - I expected it to be great and it was disgusting. Maybe sometimes two renowned breweries cancel each other out when they collaborate.

    Miller Chill - I tried it when it first came out years ago. Morbid curiosity I guess. I expected it to be bad and it was much worse.
  20. Outbespoken

    Outbespoken Initiate (0) Apr 6, 2012 Indiana

    You should see a doctor about that.
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  21. adamhdv

    adamhdv Initiate (0) Dec 21, 2008 Indiana

    • hoppin frog double pumpkin
    • voodoo donut
    • long hammer IPA
    • bad elmers bourbon barrel porter
    • st harvest ale
  22. bigflatsbeerman

    bigflatsbeerman Disciple (349) Nov 2, 2005 New York

    Sierra Nevada Rye IPA, I have a lot of respect for SN, but I don't like an assertive rye taste. Some of y friends love it.
  23. rderedin

    rderedin Defender (611) Dec 27, 2011 Maine
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    Manly Men Beer Club Sea Smoke- The MOST UNGODLY of a Beer ever known to Man. It should have been called the ‘Unearthly Men’. If the average score is an 85 then these tasters must have been smoking poison sumac and had pine cones for chest hairs. I realize a lot of us hate on lack of taste but I think it's a whole helluva lot worse at the opposite end of the spectrum. At least the lackluster beers have something to fall back on, (“It is what it is”). Which I hate for an argument in general but works in this case.
    T'Weason- A market not built for me. It does get some sort of a reprieve because of that. It’s kind of like bitching about stuff because it’s “Diet”.
    Captain Lawrence Fresh Chester Pale Ale: If I wanted a Urine taste and flavor I can think of a more Local source.A “90”, compared to what?
    Ta Henket: Not a fan, can’t deal with the dank stank Heineken hop deal on this. Not a DFH hater but this was a letdown for me.
  24. rderedin

    rderedin Defender (611) Dec 27, 2011 Maine
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    Classic. Description Hall of Fame.
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  25. ledzeppelin4

    ledzeppelin4 Initiate (0) May 18, 2011 Illinois

    Never say say never. But right now I'm a bit apprehensive to revisit a rauchbier, any ST blackwater series or Arrogant Bastard. (Screw it, I'm worthy now. Gonna revisit AB sometime soon.)
  26. CircusBoy

    CircusBoy Initiate (0) Mar 10, 2008 Ohio

    Amazed at some of the responses; some of these beers are great. I would give most beers a second chance, and only refuse to drink something again if it was truly offensive, see below.

    Bud Light Platinum
    Shipyard Pumkinhead
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  27. Mojo

    Mojo Champion (845) Jul 21, 2012 Alabama

    Ditto on that Pumpkinhead. I had one of those last night and it was horrible.
  28. warrenout330

    warrenout330 Initiate (0) Oct 19, 2012 Ohio

    Green flash friendship brew, my only ever drain pour... I got way to much of a black licorice funk from it
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  29. MichPaul

    MichPaul Zealot (597) Jan 28, 2012 Michigan
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    EXACTLY what I was going to say... Had a hard time giving mine away.
  30. Ravenacht

    Ravenacht Aspirant (201) Aug 10, 2012 Florida
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    mmmmmmm no :slight_smile:
  31. MichPaul

    MichPaul Zealot (597) Jan 28, 2012 Michigan
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    Wrong. Bell's Two Hearted Ale!
  32. beeristasty

    beeristasty Initiate (0) Oct 20, 2012

    Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale and Shock Top Wheat IPA. Enough said.
  33. Jake351

    Jake351 Initiate (0) May 4, 2012 Massachusetts

    Orange Blossom Cream Ale
  34. Jimmyp7010

    Jimmyp7010 Initiate (0) Mar 13, 2009 New York
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    Haha, I live in Queensbury, came here to say the same thing. Coopers Cave more so than Davidson in my opinion, CC beers all taste like wet cardboard, every style tastes the same, something is wrong.
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  35. Jimmyp7010

    Jimmyp7010 Initiate (0) Mar 13, 2009 New York
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    Left Hand T.N.T., one of my only drain pours. Pretty sure they don't make it anymore but my god how terrible.
    Rockman high gravity lager from Upper Canada brewing, again no longer brewed but I bought it once as a joke because 24 ounce cans were .75 cents each and subsequently caused 5 of my friends to vomit.
  36. NickMunford

    NickMunford Savant (978) Oct 2, 2006 Wyoming

    J.W. Lees Harvest Ale (Laguvulin) because it was a nasty drain pour for me.
    Bruery - Black Tuesday because I'll never go through the hassle of getting it.
  37. dvanhandel

    dvanhandel Initiate (0) Dec 19, 2010 New Jersey

    Lindemans Apple - maybe my bottle went bad - but bitter green apples aren't what I'm looking for in a beer!
  38. chanokokoro

    chanokokoro Champion (835) Jan 31, 2012 Illinois

    I've heard a lot of BA's commenting that they didn't like this beer. I have to say, I really enjoyed it; actually much more than Enjoy By... I didn't find the lemon to be overpowering at all. However, it seems that many others have.
  39. jbertsch

    jbertsch Meyvn (1,095) Dec 14, 2008 Massachusetts

    Haha, yeah it sure seems like two hearted pleases everyone. I haven't had it. I wish Bell's distributed to MA :slight_frown:
  40. jribecky

    jribecky Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Victory Whirlwind, Corona anything, Dogfish Head Festina Peche
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