"crap" beers you have a soft spot for and why

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by YieldToNothing, Jul 24, 2013.

  1. YieldToNothing

    YieldToNothing Mar 13, 2013 New York

    like i would imagine all cubbies fans have a soft spot for old style.

    for me- molson canadian- one of the first beers i got into because of the hockey connection. i'll still enjoy a few bottles when in canada or when watching games with friends who aren't so into craft.
    labbatt blue for the same reason. i can get down on a moosehead too, but ONLY in a canadian motel room after a concert in canada.
    PBR- because sometimes, there some some groups of people you hang out with when nothing really beats chasing whiskey shots with an ice cold PBR. call me a hipster or what you will, I call myself a young 29 year old.
    Corona- corona on a beach on an island in the carribbean......not much else to say
     
  2. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    That's alot of "crap" there.

    Personally, I did buy a six-pack of Genny Cream Ale last year. Drank 2 and gave the rest away.
     
  3. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Dec 16, 2011 Washington

    Mexican food just isn't the same without a Tecate. I don't consider that "crap" beer, but I'm sure most of you will.
     
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  4. BeerIndustry22111

    BeerIndustry22111 Apr 16, 2013 Minnesota

    21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon. I would never tell my friends I like it, but I could totally see drinking it on the water or during a hot day!
     
  5. ShanePB

    ShanePB Sep 6, 2010 Pennsylvania
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    You're drinking the wrong whiskey if you need to take shots of it ;)
     
  6. frazbri

    frazbri Oct 29, 2003 Ohio

    I used to drink lots of Schaefer, if I saw a six on the shelf, I'd pick it up... if it was still $1.99 a six-pack.
     
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  7. TheNightwatchman

    TheNightwatchman Mar 28, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Miller High Life, PBR, Rolling Rock, and Yuengling. Those are my go to party beers.
     
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  8. AlienSwineFlu

    AlienSwineFlu Dec 14, 2012 Ohio
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    Yuengling (best gas station beer), Rolling Rock, and... Corona Light :cool:
     
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  9. JulianC

    JulianC Mar 9, 2012 Illinois
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    Leinie's Red and Killian's Red. Drank a lot of that back in college as my "good beers"
     
  10. leedorham

    leedorham Apr 27, 2006 Washington

    Do you all need these threads as validation or something?

    All this beer you're talking about is shitty swill. No reason to drink it unless you just need a way to regulate alcohol delivery at a safe pace for less money.
     
  11. YieldToNothing

    YieldToNothing Mar 13, 2013 New York

    only crap whiskey gets chased by crap beer, ya dig?
     
  12. MikeWard

    MikeWard Sep 14, 2011 Pennsylvania

    I'll happily have a Dos Equis when at a mexican restaurant.
     
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  13. deadonhisfeet

    deadonhisfeet Apr 23, 2011 Kentucky

    Always had a soft spot for Pabst Blue Ribbon. That's the beer my dad always brought whenever we went fishing together.
     
  14. JasonR1975

    JasonR1975 Jun 11, 2013 Michigan
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    Ice cold Molson after a Senior league game - reminds me of hiding them on the balcony on Junior bus trips through Ontario.

    Miller High Life - my dads beer and my 1st beer
     
  15. SenorHops

    SenorHops Aug 10, 2010 Rhode Island

    Just one. Pacifico. reminds me of my honeymoon in Cabo.
     
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  16. WhatdaHec

    WhatdaHec Aug 6, 2003 California

    Who takes shots of whiskey anymore?
     
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  17. JimKal

    JimKal Jul 31, 2011 North Carolina

    I remember the jingle Schaefer is the...One beer to have..When you're having more than one
     
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  18. checktherhyme

    checktherhyme Apr 8, 2008 Washington

    Dos Equis Amber for me. Reminds me of some amazing times in Mexico with my wife.
     
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  19. HopAG

    HopAG Sep 22, 2012 Texas
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    Magic Hat #9 - I know a lot of people hate it here but it was my fancy college beer when I had a bit more cash to spend than BMC. It will always have a good place in my heart.

    Corona - On a hot Texas summer day it hits the spot!
     
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  20. riemster

    riemster Mar 17, 2011 Ohio
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    Genny cream. My dads beer of choice around the house. Like father like son.
     
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  21. Prince_Casual

    Prince_Casual Nov 3, 2012 District of Columbia
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    Beck's, only because living in W. Phila as a 19 y/o the 4x16oz was available to me from a greek restaurant around the corner for something like $7. There was some bizarre 2 'unit' limit there so it was by far the most amount of beer/alcohol I could obtain at that place as everything else was tall boys or singles.

    I still think it kills Heineken in the skunky'ish import lager category.
     
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  22. cruzmissile72

    cruzmissile72 Jul 26, 2012 Connecticut

    I'm the same with Negra Modelo. I love one with good tacos.
     
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  23. stella77artois

    stella77artois Nov 4, 2010 New York

    Hotel rooms after concerts in Canada often times lead to bad things! But good memories!

    As for me :

    Molson Canadian - We drank this stuff by the case in college, used to be $9.99/28 pack. Anyone remember the "race case"? 28 cans in the shape of a tire? LOL, the good ol' days. Don't really like the taste anymore, but it's a decent cheap beer I don't mind drinking.

    Molson Golden - I used to consider this good beer back in college. My, how times have changed. Still though, don't mind drinking this every now and then.

    Heineken - I don't understand this beer's bummed rap. It's not world class, but I really like the flavor when it's not too skunky. I actually like the skunkiness when it's light. I drink this beer regularly.

    Beck's - Another one I don't get why it's hated, for same reasons as above. I will say that when this beer is cold, it's one of my favorite refreshers.

    Modelo - Prefer it over Corona! I find myself buying this during hockey season quite a bit.
     
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  24. EyePeeAyBryan

    EyePeeAyBryan Dec 20, 2011 Arizona
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    Keystone Light and High life...my "filler" beer for camping.
     
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  25. Aleforme

    Aleforme Nov 26, 2008 Washington
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    Shiner Bock!

    Not a great beer by any means but I still love a crave it. Moved from Texas to Seattle and was pleasantly suprised to find it here. Always have it in the fridge.
     
  26. DavoleBomb

    DavoleBomb Mar 29, 2008 Pennsylvania
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    - Blue Moon - it's refreshing and pairs well with oranges
    - Corona w/ lime - I don't know why, but I crave one every couple years or so, then I drink it and I'm good for another couple years
     
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  27. somenerd

    somenerd Jan 16, 2009 Massachusetts

    'Gansett Lager, Genny Cream Ale, and Miller High Life (Hey, it's the champagne of beers, and on a hot day, it could certainly be worse... I have my brothers-in-law to thank for this one).
    All very inexpensive, and minimally offensive. What more could you ask for?
     
  28. RBCORCORAN

    RBCORCORAN May 18, 2009 Massachusetts
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    Killians and Michelob amber
     
  29. wrycon

    wrycon Apr 22, 2009 Minnesota

    Out of curiosity, was it on the playground that you spent most of your days?
     
  30. dedbeer

    dedbeer Jun 23, 2013 Illinois

    High Life and Old Style. It's what my dad always drank and goes down super easy on a hot day or when my palates burnt from IIPAs.
     
  31. YieldToNothing

    YieldToNothing Mar 13, 2013 New York


    i feel about chinese food the way you feel about corona
     
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  32. Ragnarok88

    Ragnarok88 May 30, 2013 Minnesota

    Always will take a Grain Belt Premium, although I wouldn't call it crap.

    My new favorite light beer though is Brau Bros. Old 56, which I had for the first time this past weekend and is still considered a craft beer. My dad bought it and the first time he offered it to me I told him sarcastically that it wasn't my style. After having it though I have to say it's pretty good stuff for a light beer.
     
  33. longbongsilver

    longbongsilver Aug 27, 2005 Missouri

    Steel Reserve, cuz the first beer I ever tried that I liked was malt liquor (St Ides, but they don't sell that here; HG Steel is close) & I still like the taste.
    Genny Cream, cuz it's super cheap & actually not bad for being such. Won't bowl anyone over but it's solid, that buck for a tallcan is not wasted.

    During rough patches in ones finances, sometimes you still want a beer.
     
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  34. sbxx

    sbxx Mar 21, 2011 Illinois

    Coors Light. First beer I actually enjoyed.
     
  35. SerialTicker

    SerialTicker Jun 18, 2012 Michigan

    I don't really hate any beers most people would deem shitty.

    So long as there aren't OFF flavors in a beer, I'll drink it.
     
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  36. 5thOhio

    5thOhio May 13, 2007 South Carolina

    I'm going to post a thread titled "How many different ways can you post the same thread?" Just sayin'...
     
  37. stpjames

    stpjames Feb 8, 2011 Minnesota

    Milwaukee's Best Light, THE BEAST. cheapest case for a friday or saturday night near me.
     
  38. Jacurdy60

    Jacurdy60 Jan 23, 2013 Massachusetts

    PBR, Yuengling, Tecate.
     
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  39. Burkbom23

    Burkbom23 Mar 11, 2013 Connecticut
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    Coors Light. Still great on a hot summer day, after a softball game, etc
     
  40. loafinaround

    loafinaround Jul 16, 2011 New York

    mythos
    if your brain and body are both frying in the greek sun, it is super refreshing.
    Wouldn't want to try it when I'm baking, though.
     
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