Funny things your BMC friends say when given craft.

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  1. WickedSluggy

    WickedSluggy Devotee (400) Nov 21, 2008 Texas
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    When people know very little about a subject they can only make statements that show their ignorance. This is why most people basically talk about nothing. When they do feel the need to say something they parrot what they heard on "The Ticket." When they actually go out on a limb and say something original, it is usually demonstrates their ignorance. Welcome to civilization, where most people contribute nothing except stupid offspring and vote for the candidate that offers them the free lunch.
  2. Douglasjamjak

    Douglasjamjak Initiate (127) Jan 7, 2011 Connecticut
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    I gave a BCBS to one of my college interns. He said he would drink it to start the night. When I asked him how he liked it he responded with" I thought it would get us fired up. Instead I drank it and wanted to crawl into bed and cry myself to sleep".

    I still laugh about that one.

    The other funny one was a buddy told me he doesnt know what is worse, that I drink fancy sissy beer or that I am a big enough sucker to pay for the brewery glass that somehow magically makes the beer taste better. Was drinking a chimay blue in the proper glass at the time.

    Good times
  3. LeRose

    LeRose Savant (962) Nov 24, 2011 Massachusetts

    You have to wonder how people know some of these things...ummmm...maybe not, come to think of it.
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  4. lionssoccer13

    lionssoccer13 Aspirant (263) Jun 30, 2011 Florida
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    Took a bottle of Drie Fonteinen Schaerbeekse Kriek to my parents house this Thanksgiving and had it while helping my mother cook. Poured 5 glasses and the only one who truly enjoyed it, besides myself obviously, was my grandmother who doesn't drink. Very heartbroken because that came back from Belgium with me :(
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  5. brkstoutfiend

    brkstoutfiend Initiate (0) Feb 5, 2010 Michigan

    What's a BMC friend?
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  6. JulianB

    JulianB Initiate (0) Feb 1, 2012 South Carolina

    I will pretty much never insult someone's choices in beer unless they make a negative comment about mine, but if someone drinking a BMC ever called something I was drinking a "sissy beer", they'd get an earful about how what they are drinking is the real sissy beer.
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  7. bnuno

    bnuno Initiate (0) Feb 8, 2011 California
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    Brother-in-law (exclusively drinks only Coors products), gave him a sip of my SN Hoptimum and he responds: " you might as well drink Wine Coolers."
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  8. dlello2

    dlello2 Initiate (0) Nov 11, 2011 Illinois

    I was out watching the hawks game last night at a bar. Decided to order a bottle of Rye Da Tiger to split with my brother. It took him about a minute to finish his half... and after chugging the last 6oz he put the glass down, looked at me and said, "that's a damn good beer."

    Better than nothing I guess.
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  9. HokiesandBeer

    HokiesandBeer Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    To be honest my experience with a Duchesse de Bourgogne last night lead me to this thread. I've never had such a negative reaction to a beer in all my days than that particular beer. I get it, it's a Flemish Red, I've had other Flemish beer I actually quite like but this stench of vinegar with hints of vomit. I had to drain pour.
  10. HokiesandBeer

    HokiesandBeer Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    Someone who drinks Bud/Miller/Coors
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  11. MatthewPlus

    MatthewPlus Disciple (323) Jan 2, 2013 Florida
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    As a bartender, i always like it when people say, "i like dark beer, but nothing as heavy as Guinness". You should see their faces when i tell them it has fewer calories than any of the other 62 beers on tap. Guinness? Heavy? Ha!
  12. anth0ny

    anth0ny Initiate (0) Jan 5, 2012 Michigan

    Anything that might disprove someone's pre-conceived notions or insult their intelligence is a hard conversation, better left avoided. Especially if they aren't on the same page or don't have as good of an understanding as you. Especially if they are drunk. AND especially if the topic is of minimal importance.
    BTW I am from the Midwest (MI).
  13. SenorHops

    SenorHops Initiate (0) Aug 10, 2010 Rhode Island

    "You paid how much for a six pack" Are you nuts?"
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  14. Douglasjamjak

    Douglasjamjak Initiate (127) Jan 7, 2011 Connecticut
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    It was actually quite funny. We bust each others chops all the time. I did not take it as an insult, just that I needed to find a reason he was a bigger puss and saying oh yeah you drink an even sissier beer wouldn't work.
  15. TheSSG

    TheSSG Crusader (798) Jul 27, 2008 Illinois

    Now, that I haven't seen.
    Out these ways, and anywhere else I've lived, Craft was its own section, imports their own, and then there is a cooler of BMC junk.
    Maybe it's just a legacy since the Midwest has actually kept a broader diversity of breweries when the rest of the country had only BMC (of course, this is before everyone was bought out).
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  16. creepinjeeper

    creepinjeeper Champion (840) Nov 8, 2012 Missouri
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    While pouring my Narwhal : "Oh, you can just seeeeee the flavor."
  17. HokiesandBeer

    HokiesandBeer Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2013 Pennsylvania
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  18. corbenlee

    corbenlee Initiate (0) Apr 27, 2011 Indiana

    Oh this is pretty comparable to Guiness.
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  19. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,114) Mar 18, 2010 California

    Unfortunately, this is very common due to Guinness being the only real dark beer in the public eye for a lot of people. Anything dark = Guinness.
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  20. MightyDog

    MightyDog Initiate (0) Aug 22, 2012 Texas

    "I'm just kidding...I don't drink BMC"
  21. TheSSG

    TheSSG Crusader (798) Jul 27, 2008 Illinois

    He said, in his area, Craft Bier isn't located in the "Domestic" section, which causes people to look at it as a "Fancy foreign" product, because that's where it is stocked.

    I commented that in my part of the Midwest, Craft Bier has it's own section, DISTINCT from BMC and Imports.
    I theorized this is because the Midwest has had non-BMC biers long before Craft was what it is today (Schlitz, Schell, Leinenkugel's, Point, Old Style, PBR, City, etc.). My Grandpa NEVER drank BMC. He's an Old-Style guy since the 50's. I've been introducing him to Craft. He doesn't know most of them, but he knows most of the guys I listed above; they're regional breweries that have been around for a long time (by American standards).
    Being settled by so many Germans, we've had a LOT of regional breweries kicking around, even during the darkest days before Craft came around.
    It seems like THAT section of the liquor store has been expanded and filled with Craft.
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  22. HokiesandBeer

    HokiesandBeer Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2013 Pennsylvania
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    Gotcha. I just thought craft beer having it's own section was the norm now, regardless of which part of the US you're in.
  23. Qwest_35

    Qwest_35 Initiate (0) Feb 4, 2013 Florida
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    Tailgating at a Dolphins game, handed out Jai Alai to a couple friends
    Friend #1 "Taste's like Guiness and papaya!"
    Friend #2 "Wow I didn't know they made pineapple beer!"
    Friend #3 "This indian beer isn't that bad!"
  24. Raime

    Raime Meyvn (1,229) Jun 4, 2012 Michigan
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    Letting my friend try a Third Coast Old Ale from a Snifter. " Tastes like wood, cherries, booze, and disgusting. Hand me a Lime Cactus ".
  25. EyePeeAyBryan

    EyePeeAyBryan Champion (800) Dec 20, 2011 Arizona
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    My mom calls everything I drink around her during the holidays, "motor oil."
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  26. JohnFatAss

    JohnFatAss Devotee (455) Jan 22, 2011 New Jersey

    "I want my beer to taste like beer"
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  27. Chaney

    Chaney Initiate (0) Apr 20, 2006 District of Columbia

    My wife after catching a whiff of Cantillon Classic Queuze: "Ooooo, it smells like feet!"
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  28. BeerDrinkersSociety

    BeerDrinkersSociety Initiate (0) Nov 9, 2012 Texas

    Yeah, Utopias is a pretty harsh beer to start a BMC drinker on.
  29. BeerDrinkersSociety

    BeerDrinkersSociety Initiate (0) Nov 9, 2012 Texas

    Ah! Mr Clean doesnt have nearly the sweet hop as 120.
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  30. Raime

    Raime Meyvn (1,229) Jun 4, 2012 Michigan
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    " This Fore Smoked shit isn't a craft beer, Leinenkugel's Honey Weiss is ten times craftier and better than this and it's actually good "

    Now that one gave me a good laugh.
  31. Nick1513

    Nick1513 Initiate (0) Jan 26, 2013

    I was drinking something from Stone (I think it was Ruination or Double Bastard) and my mom wanted to taste it. She looked like she was going to throw up. I knew she wasn't going to like it since her favorite beer is Corona.
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  32. Hopportunistic

    Hopportunistic Aspirant (263) Jan 24, 2013 North Carolina

    "HACK ! -cough- UGH ! ACK ! Must...not...experience...FLAVOR..."
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  33. GreenCoffee

    GreenCoffee Initiate (0) Jul 2, 2012 Illinois

    "Dude.... this is amazing. It's like ALL flavor!"

    Not even joking.
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  34. abkayak

    abkayak Disciple (391) Jan 8, 2013 New York
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    my wife tried my NN last night...."this is even worse than regular beer" but Mom loved the Deviant Dales
  35. BladeRunner

    BladeRunner Aspirant (210) Apr 4, 2007 Illinois
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    They don't say much because their facial expressions tell me all I need to know.
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  36. djrn2

    djrn2 Poo-Bah (1,851) Nov 4, 2009 New Jersey
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    While tailgating I offered a guy a ST Bernardus 12. He asked if it was an IPA. I almost spit the beer in my mouth right in his dumb ass face.
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  37. BJasny

    BJasny Disciple (378) Jul 10, 2011 Texas

    "Did you put something else in here?"
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  38. semibaked

    semibaked Zealot (565) Mar 27, 2007 Illinois

    Just had a customer come in today and get 2 cases of Natty Light and he asked me if anyone buys "That Wild Beer" and he pointed to our craft beer section, I said yes, it is a good seller and getting more popular all the time, he said "I guess I am too much of a tight wad to buy that".
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  39. CrisLin

    CrisLin Initiate (0) Nov 27, 2012 New York

    Gave my roommate a Nugget Nectar, he said it taste like a "bitter blue moon" wanted to rip the beer off his hand!
  40. semibaked

    semibaked Zealot (565) Mar 27, 2007 Illinois

    Also had a customer recently tell me that De Struise's Pannepot Grand Reserva 2008 (on Draft) tasted like Tequilla, lol.
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