Funny things your BMC friends say when given craft.

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  1. Drock325

    Drock325 Initiate (0) Feb 2, 2013 Missouri

    I work at a bar and grill in St. Louis. When people ask what our draft list is... I start naming off good beers we have from Deschutes, and local brew pubs like Urban Chestnut, or Six Row...Then I am immediately interrupted "Oh no... I just have a Bud light." Damn AB territory...
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  2. Padraig

    Padraig Initiate (0) Jan 14, 2013 United Kingdom (England)
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    "This tastes like paracetamol".

    My wife after drinking any remotely hoppy beer.
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  3. BetterBeerPlz

    BetterBeerPlz Aspirant (227) Sep 8, 2007 Arkansas

    "This is like chewing on an orange peel", response by a buddy after trying Abita Spring IPA.
  4. beerindaglass

    beerindaglass Aspirant (217) Feb 20, 2013 Florida
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    "That's too dark.." - My best freind last week when I offered him a Tenfiddy. He proceeded to crack open the Tecate he brought with him.

    Pleaseantly suprised Fri night. My wife got home with a couple of her friends. We were low on session beer, so I poured everyone a Hopslam.

    3 "YUMMMM"'s all the way around. I love opening people's eyes to quality beer. My wife "only drinks DFH" these days. haha. I'm creating a monster.
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  5. Smitty1988

    Smitty1988 Initiate (0) Oct 16, 2012 Arizona
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    Any Stout of such as RIS- "Tastes like Robistussin!"
    Any IPA/ DIPA "Taste like Pin-Sol!" - or "How do you drink this Shit?"
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  6. GuzzLah

    GuzzLah Initiate (0) Mar 2, 2013 Illinois

    My brother routinely drinks a half and half mixture of Coors light with Sierra Nevada Pale ale because "Drinking Coors light doesn't get him drunk and Sierra Nevada Pale Ale is too bitter." :astonished:
  7. TheBeerDad

    TheBeerDad Initiate (0) Sep 6, 2012 Michigan
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    She says, "I sometimes can't stand that I'm a beer snob, no one makes a decent red anymore"

    I reply,"Shorts Aorta Imperial Red is around town right now, Big Red Coq from Brewery Vivant and I have a few bottles of this one goes to 11 still if you want to give it a try"

    To which she replies,"Oh no.... I hate bottled beer, it has to be on tap. Like I said I'm a beer snob..."
  8. Rizalini

    Rizalini Zealot (537) Jan 20, 2011 Nevada
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    When I gave my girlfriend some of my Ruination, she says "it smells like beer"... :astonished:
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  9. Rizalini

    Rizalini Zealot (537) Jan 20, 2011 Nevada
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    Are growlers considered bottles too, or tap? Just wondering lol
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  10. Duesler

    Duesler Initiate (0) Oct 30, 2012 Connecticut

    My favorite was when I was with my friend as his girlfriend, and I handed them both a Shocktop (they were both only BMC), and the girl goes "Whoa. Not as bad as i thought, but this is NOT a beginner’s beer!"
    I died.
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  11. kendrahayes

    kendrahayes Initiate (0) Jan 31, 2013 Iowa

    At work they call it my "Gucci Beer" :slight_smile:
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  12. kemoarps

    kemoarps Meyvn (1,001) Apr 30, 2008 Washington
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    I was at a friend's birthday party (she was still in college), playing a beverage game I'd rather not name. I had some craft sitting by the wayside and someone tried to take it and claim it was theirs.
    After they insisted, I just watched.
    They tried ONE sip and went to throw the cup away claiming 'something's gone wrong with this one!'
    I reiterated my point that it was, in fact, MY beer, and that there was nothing wrong with it, it just had flavour.
    They offered to throw it away for me.
    I declined.
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  13. TheBeerDad

    TheBeerDad Initiate (0) Sep 6, 2012 Michigan
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    They are like boxer briefs, they are neither and both all at the same time.
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  14. bnuno

    bnuno Initiate (0) Feb 8, 2011 California
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    My friend says "this is pretty good for a Firestone" after he takes a sip of Union Jack.
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  15. StuartCarter

    StuartCarter Initiate (0) Apr 25, 2006 Alabama

    .... I... I... I have no comment. That just broke my brain. :grimacing:
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  16. Cinephile

    Cinephile Initiate (0) Sep 25, 2012 Michigan
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    3 "YUMMMM"'s all the way around. I love opening people's eyes to quality beer. My wife "only drinks DFH" these days. haha. I'm creating a monster.[/quote]

    You are creating a wallet crushing monster for sure, but doing a good deed.
  17. Gassygunslinger

    Gassygunslinger Initiate (23) Dec 20, 2012 Maine

    Hand your friend an Old Rasputin. No one can call Raspy a sissy beer, unless their beer of choice is Twen Teny. I'm pretty sure it's physically impossible.
  18. Tchfunkta

    Tchfunkta Initiate (0) May 14, 2009 Kentucky

    "It's too heavy"
    "......too dark"
    "......too bitter"
    "......too much flavor" (no kidding I've heard this)
    "Jesus you paid how much?"
    "Is this European?"
    My personal favorite when they sample my homebrew "Dude there's something wrong with it"
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  19. jeremy13586

    jeremy13586 Initiate (0) Apr 6, 2007 Pennsylvania

    One time I had a customer that didn't know what he wanted and had no idea what most of our selection was (his words, not mine). I asked him if he likes beer that is more hoppy or less hoppy, since most of the non-craft drinkers I've encountered at least have a grasp on the term. He said he wasn't sure, so I gladly poured a couple of samples of varying styles (an IPA, amber ale, and German lager) to see if he liked any of them.

    His answer..."I don't like hops-malty beer. I'll take a Yuengling."

    Can't say I didn't try

    Another favorite of mine is "Don't you guys have any REGULAR beer?"
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  20. EvoJoe

    EvoJoe Aspirant (251) Jan 19, 2013 North Carolina
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    I gave my mom and dad a taste of heady topper. They nearly threw up saying it tasted like yard trimmings.
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  21. Parrotshake

    Parrotshake Initiate (0) Nov 29, 2008 Australia

    To be fair, you can.
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  22. jcb7472

    jcb7472 Devotee (496) Jul 13, 2011 Florida
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    LMAO. Reminds me of my friend who is originally from Cuba. He had been drinking beers like Corona or similar his entire life, but in the last year I've gotten him to enjoy some pale ales, IPAs, belgians, etc with me and he always takes a sip and goes "I like it. A lot of flavor, papi. A lot of flavor" LOL
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  23. Rion

    Rion Aspirant (253) Jan 30, 2013 North Carolina
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    When people say this taste like soap. I also had a friend tell me that Bells two hearted tasted like finger nail polish remover.
  24. JulianB

    JulianB Initiate (0) Feb 1, 2012 South Carolina

    I was at a bar drinking with some colleagues, most of whom were ordering Harp lager. I got a pint of Two-Hearted, and one of them (who was an ex-marine, and an FBI officer) asked to try it. He took a sip and exclaimed "that beer's too much man for me". I actually got a chuckle out of that one because at least it was honest!
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  25. loafinaround

    loafinaround Aspirant (296) Jul 16, 2011 New York

    I have no BMC friends.
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  26. ClassicBrad

    ClassicBrad Initiate (0) Sep 29, 2006 Pennsylvania

    One that may be more for the NEPA or PA crowd would be people referring to anything other than light beer as lager. I say that it might be native to our area because of Yuengling lager marketing itself as being ordered by name. ex. "I'll take two lagers" is synonymous with "I'll take two Yuengling Lagers"

    Anyways, when I am drinking anything that is craft, some of the really out of the loop BMC drinkers go out of their way to tell me that they don't like 'lager beer' as they are enjoying a Bud Light.

    It seems that since Yuengling Lager is darker, they think that lagers are anything that's not light beer.
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  27. beergurujr

    beergurujr Aspirant (230) Oct 27, 2003 Illinois

    "Don't you got any cider beer here?"

    Guy looking in the cooler:
    "Dude where's the 40's? No not that, the 40 percent shit, the Jack!" (Jack Daniels whiskey)

    "Can you refill my empty barrel of Coors Light while I wait?"
  28. Steamer

    Steamer Initiate (0) Dec 13, 2012 Missouri

    "I just can't choke some of those dark beers down"
  29. loafinaround

    loafinaround Aspirant (296) Jul 16, 2011 New York

    well, they're BMC drinkers, so I guess they should know :confused:
  30. ZiggyPop

    ZiggyPop Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2013 Alberta (Canada)

    My friend, after drinking a Delerium Nocturnum "The bottle looks cool, but whatever is inside of it isn't beer."
  31. regularjohn

    regularjohn Initiate (0) Feb 7, 2013 New Jersey

    went on a trip to montreal recently, brought back a bunch of different stouts and i had some while i was there as well

    gave my friend an imperial stout that was around 11.5% the facial expression was hilarious and the comment followed by that was "so much flavor it taste so dirty" i know some people that are really into hard liquor, and if it comes to beer they always manage to ramble about how they just like the typical coors or whatever piss water u can think of. so if i pull out a bag from whole foods with beer in it the typical response "oh hes on that organic pricy shit" oooooooh lord lol :rolling_eyes:
  32. Beerswimmer

    Beerswimmer Initiate (160) Mar 4, 2013 Michigan

    My good buddy used to only drink cheap beer because he was kinda poor. He did drink good beers, but only.rarely and never understood why I refused to drink Coors, Bud, etc. I took him out for a night of drinks on me, all pale ales, then IPA, then Bavarian wheats, stouts, etc. Then at the end of the night I bought him a Killians and he grimmaced. He was " I get it! i get it!!" He now saves his money and gets good stuff!
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  33. Ricelikesbeer

    Ricelikesbeer Zealot (563) Nov 29, 2006 Colorado

    Guinness Guinness Guinness. That seems to be all that comes up with a beer that isn't fizzy and yellow. Maybe once and a while Blue Moon. I appreciate the effort, but its kinda sad that those are the two beers many equate to being special or different
  34. Ricelikesbeer

    Ricelikesbeer Zealot (563) Nov 29, 2006 Colorado

    What kind of tailgate parties do you go to? and are they in Colorado? Cuz i'm there. haha.
  35. djrn2

    djrn2 Poo-Bah (1,851) Nov 4, 2009 New Jersey
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    It was the Steelers @ Jets in NJ. The kid was a Jet fan. He had no clue.
  36. Ricelikesbeer

    Ricelikesbeer Zealot (563) Nov 29, 2006 Colorado

    The only beer I've ever seen at tailgate parties is meant to be consumed through a beer bong or shotgunned to avoid having to taste it whatsoever. St. Bernardus is quite the tailgate party!
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  37. Chris77McGrath

    Chris77McGrath Initiate (0) Feb 8, 2013 Ohio

    I try to convert people, but if they want BMC, more craft for me.
  38. tcanaday

    tcanaday Initiate (0) Oct 23, 2012 California

    Everytime I go to my parent's house and let my mom try a beer, she always says "It needs salt." Cracks me up everytime.
  39. lewisti

    lewisti Initiate (164) Nov 7, 2001 Connecticut

    one guy I know who thinks he knows craft but really doesn't, whenever i get him to try something, pretty much no matter what the style, he says "hmmm tastes like Newcastle" that cracks me up
  40. Hefewiseman

    Hefewiseman Disciple (397) Sep 6, 2011 Florida
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    Poured some Heady Topper in a glass for my pops last weekend and he said, "This tastes kinda like Shock Top!"
    I facepalmed.
    Last night on his birthday, I poured him a bottle of Zombie Dust and he goes: "This tastes like Heady Topper?"
    Gettin' closer dad, gettin' closer.
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