If you were to host a bad beer tasting party...

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  1. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    Meaning you would find beers on this site that were unique in a bad way and invite some BA's to try them with you. if i was hosting said party, i would probably reward my minions with some free good beer for agreeing to taste the so called bad beers and review them. That being said what beers would you get your hands on to review?
    that being said i would start with:
    Raspberry Ale - Indian Wells Brewing Company

    Mamma Mia! Pizza Beer - Pizza Beer Company
  2. sirtomtom

    sirtomtom Initiate (197) Dec 10, 2010 California

  3. mrcraft

    mrcraft Poo-Bah (1,735) Dec 15, 2012 California
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    Sea Dog Raspberry Wheat Ale!! I had it sometime last week. I like Raspberry Ice Tea, and Raspberry in general, but this beer was incredibly wretched. It was overly sweet, almost wine cooler-esque. But, the worst part was that awful fruity aftertaste would not go away for hours!

    Maybe we should stay away from all Raspberry stuff in the future...
  4. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    Not really a bad idea. for the most part. lindemans frambois, dogfish head forte and the great divide rasberry ale back up this statement!
  5. FunkyMacGroovin

    FunkyMacGroovin Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2009 California

    Short's Neapolitan Milk Stout. Someone brought a bottle to a BA tasting a few months ago, and the best description someone came up with was "it tastes like an ashtray full of regret - so, Las Vegas at 4:30AM."
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  6. luwak

    luwak Aspirant (269) Mar 2, 2010 Arizona
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    chilli beer is a requirement!


    and OP: if you are doing this i'll ship you some for free...i live like 20 miles away from where its made

    and they even have it at big box hell:

    All i want back is:

    (1) BA posted pics of the ppl drinking it...im dreaming of those "bitter beer face" commercials from the 1990s for Keystone
    (2) video of somebody finishing one and eating the beast inside

    and FWIW aged DFH Fort is among the best beers ever made.... get soem thats been around 3 - 5 years....
  7. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Initiate (0) May 10, 2012 Illinois

    Oude tart

    I would preface the pour with LOL HAY GUYZ, IT COSTS 20 BUX AND ITS FROM TEH BRUERY!11!11!

    Then cackle as they all gagged and poured the shit down the toilet.

    Oh wait, I've already done that.

    Can I have my twenty dollars back?
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  8. DovaliHops

    DovaliHops Initiate (0) Nov 16, 2009 California
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    You sir, are tripping. Oude Tart is absolutely delicious. I would have to go with Sam Adams Triple Bock.

    Edit: Also, Tioga/Sequoia's Chile beer is something worth trying...just not worth trying a second time...unless you're making a red beer out of it.
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  9. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Initiate (0) May 10, 2012 Illinois

    Did you eat nothing but crabapples soaked in cider vinegar for the entirety of your life before trying oude tart? If you liked it, then you need to drink real sours. If you had a different batch than mine and mine was super fucked, then I'm sorry.
  10. DovaliHops

    DovaliHops Initiate (0) Nov 16, 2009 California
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    I've had many sours, "real" sours as well... also been on BA for longer than 7 months (cough). The reviews and sales of this beer speak for themselves. I understand that there are highly rated beers out there that people don't care for, but making this beer out to being pure awful is just ignorant.

    Edit: This was meant to be a reply to YogiBeer
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  11. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Initiate (0) May 10, 2012 Illinois

    No but you dont understand, I've had tons of sours. Loved 99% of them.

    No Carb, No flavor, No depth, tasted like pure crabapple. WAS MINE WRONG!??!?!?!?!?1 WHY DONT I GET THIS BEER?!?!?!?!??!?!!?

    PS: Join date means literally next to nothing. At All. Ever. (cough)

    PPS: Do you have access to their sales numbers?
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  12. luwak

    luwak Aspirant (269) Mar 2, 2010 Arizona
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    Its hip to hate Oude Tart. It's a good beer. nothing outrageous.
    it does require some attention though...that's a good thing
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  13. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Initiate (0) May 10, 2012 Illinois

    I'm not doing it to be hip, I swear. 100% honest
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  14. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    Might be a possibility. Wow that sounds like a novelty and absolutely horrid. Excellent!
  15. luwak

    luwak Aspirant (269) Mar 2, 2010 Arizona
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    well for the fun of it... i'm serious...so if you ver have this crapbeerfest let me know a week or so in advance.
    but i travel a lot so maybe a little more than that
  16. icetrauma

    icetrauma Devotee (483) Sep 7, 2004 Texas

    All glasses must be frosted.

    Edit...don't forget an infected 09 Abyss. Which y'all then must make a video review.
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  17. RaulMondesi

    RaulMondesi Meyvn (1,396) Dec 11, 2006 California
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  18. Dontcounttoday

    Dontcounttoday Devotee (458) Apr 23, 2010 Illinois
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    I have the full lineup of Two Brothers 15 Beers for 15 Years just waiting for such an event.
  19. GennyCreamAle

    GennyCreamAle Initiate (0) Feb 25, 2009 New York

    Go ahead and invite Shipyard to that party.
  20. youbrewidrink

    youbrewidrink Initiate (0) Apr 9, 2009 Vermont
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    That nasty Rogue stuff in the pink bottle, you will also need to get the other stomach stuff in the pink bottle.
  21. pitweasel

    pitweasel Initiate (0) Jun 11, 2007 New York

    Every "with lime" beer on the market. If you can get past the smell, the taste...wow.
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  22. Circleo12

    Circleo12 Devotee (454) Nov 12, 2012 South Carolina
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    Sure it wasn't Saugatuck? I haven't seen a Neapolitan from Short's. I've still got a couple of the Saugatuck Neapolitan Milk Stouts in my fridge at the house. Nothing mind blowing, but I don't find it to be super terrible, either. I think it was a decent attempt to wrap up 3 flavor profiles into one beer.
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  23. BourbonDork

    BourbonDork Initiate (0) Sep 15, 2010 Virginia

    Agreed. I had one last year that was going on 6 years old and it was fantastic.
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  24. Circleo12

    Circleo12 Devotee (454) Nov 12, 2012 South Carolina
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    ANY bad beer tasting would have to include this abomination of a vile mess:

    Wild Blue Lager
  25. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Champion (849) Apr 8, 2010 Illinois
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  26. cavedave

    cavedave Poo-Bah (2,412) Mar 12, 2009 New York
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  27. Hanzo

    Hanzo Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    If you were to host such a tasting, you MUST acquire a bottle of Sam Adams Triple Bock for it.
  28. ColdOne

    ColdOne Aspirant (225) Jan 19, 2013 New York
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  29. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poo-Bah (1,547) Aug 11, 2012 Indiana
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    Don't forget the Cherry Wheat
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  30. yemenmocha

    yemenmocha Poo-Bah (2,482) Jun 18, 2002 Arizona

    I would host a DRINK LOCAL party and have to exclude a handful of beers, but the rest would be par for the course. :wink:
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  31. papat444

    papat444 Initiate (0) Dec 28, 2006 Quebec (Canada)
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    This one would change your mind. Raspberries are my fave fruit, even got a bush of it in my yard so i'm picky with raspberry in beers but this is the best by far.
  32. adamdd

    adamdd Initiate (0) May 9, 2011 Michigan

    Neapolitan Milk Stout is made by Saugatuck not Short's. I don't think that it is a bad beer, but to each his own.

    Charkoota Rye by New Holland - Some people like this one, but I thought it was awful. The flavors linger, and you can't get rid of the smokey bacon beer taste from your mouth.
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  33. Dennoman

    Dennoman Initiate (0) Aug 20, 2011 Belgium

    Blind smell test:




    The one that burns your nostrils is the Crème Brûlée.
  34. paulys55

    paulys55 Zealot (587) Aug 2, 2010 Pennsylvania
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  35. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Defender (637) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    Voodoo Doughnut Chocolate, Banana & Peanut Butter Ale! - Rogue Ales
    And any other beer with peanut butter as well.
  36. oldp0rt

    oldp0rt Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2011 Quebec (Canada)

    I'm gonna go ahead and call this one out.


    nasty jalapeno beer with a damn pepper in the bottle.
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  37. Fujii13

    Fujii13 Aspirant (206) Apr 27, 2011 New York
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  38. atone315

    atone315 Savant (971) Oct 8, 2008 Wisconsin
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    Witnessed my wife's drunk cousin drink 6 oz of this, in one swig. Her face was priceless, and her stories of the next morning were even better!!!
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  39. Raime

    Raime Meyvn (1,283) Jun 4, 2012 Svalbard & Jan Mayen Islands
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    A 40 of steel reserve. Warm.
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  40. BrewsoBrewco

    BrewsoBrewco Initiate (172) Feb 15, 2011 Oregon

    This thread, as with all the worst beer threads are awesome. This is great though because I just started putting together a list of the beers I am going after to host such a tasting. This is definitely going to help.
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