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

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by devlishdamsel, Jan 22, 2013.

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  1. Domingo

    Domingo Poo-Bah (2,191) Apr 23, 2005 Colorado
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    Buffalo Bill's Blueberry Oatmeal Stout. I'm pretty tolerant when it comes to beers, including fruit ones. That stuff is horrible.
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  2. Vonerichs

    Vonerichs Poo-Bah (1,641) Sep 1, 2008 Colorado
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    A pepper? That looks like a damn decomposing finger. Fingernail on it and all.
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  3. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 Washington

  4. devlishdamsel

    devlishdamsel Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2009 Washington

    one chilli beer per party, the point is to gag not get sick !
  5. azorie

    azorie Initiate (0) Mar 18, 2006 Florida

    I could never host one, I like my friends. :grinning: I have been to many of my relatives (get together there not really parties) have and its bud & bud lite lime for the win. I BYOB if I go. I try not to go.:stuck_out_tongue:
  6. checktherhyme

    checktherhyme Initiate (165) Apr 8, 2008 Washington

    Wild Blue beer is one of the only times my body physically rejected somthing I put in it. I swallowed and it came right back up. Putrid...

    That being said, I really like the idea of doing a "Bad Beer Tasting". Everyone has a few bottles that they are sitting on becasue they have heard/read bad things. I know I do.
  7. LeRose

    LeRose Meyvn (1,279) Nov 24, 2011 Massachusetts
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    I don't remember seeing Special Brew on that label. Special" must be a new word for heinous... Think beer and tomato juice is kind of a common "prepared beer" depending on where you are, but Clamato by itself is just...well..."special"...
  8. mecummins

    mecummins Initiate (0) Nov 16, 2012 Illinois

    If you can still get your hands on Delirium Noel, it was, in one word, vile. BA reviews have as just OK, but I'm pretty sure that you could use it to torture prisoners instead of water boarding.

  9. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,805) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    21st Amendment Fireside Chat
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  10. ChanChan

    ChanChan Devotee (475) Dec 12, 2009 California
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    Those Micheladas dont look too bad next to that Sam Adams, but I am sure the cranberry is much better than their cherry wheat. I am not certain but I imagine Cherry Wheat and chit taste a lot alike!!
  11. ChanChan

    ChanChan Devotee (475) Dec 12, 2009 California
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    I would have "infected beers" at my tasting, I've had 2009 Abyss, & 2012 Peruvian morning and these have been some of my all-time favorites!! Maybe I just got lucky tho!
  12. coachdicarlo

    coachdicarlo Initiate (0) Apr 20, 2012 Missouri

    Just grab one out of each of the 6's that I don't recognize the name of at Trader Joe's
  13. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (12,566) Mar 18, 2010 California

    Not as bad as I was expecting. Still the best pizza beer I have had to date...
  14. spoonhawk

    spoonhawk Initiate (0) Dec 3, 2010 Iowa

    I recommend Mikkeller's Black Hole Peat Whiskey Edition. It is offensive in ways that words fail to communicate.​
  15. CommanderOfAwesome

    CommanderOfAwesome Devotee (470) Aug 30, 2012 California

    My first thought as well, glad someone else has gone through this misery.
  16. mixed_master7

    mixed_master7 Initiate (0) May 16, 2012 Florida

    Lost coast tangerine...wasn't expecting to be drinking flat orange soda.
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  17. drgarage

    drgarage Initiate (0) Aug 19, 2008 California

    Having just had Idiot's Drool, it is an absolute requirement. And I'm told it's somehow gotten worse over time.
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  18. lucas1801

    lucas1801 Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2012 Massachusetts

    Funny thing is I had a cask version where the ginger was minimal and it was ok, I tried a can once though...
  19. MADhombrewer

    MADhombrewer Initiate (0) Jun 4, 2008 Oregon

    I really like the simplicity of the can, but that beer is BAD!
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  20. ColdOne

    ColdOne Aspirant (226) Jan 19, 2013 New York
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    Yeah. And not "Michael Jackson" BAD, either. Just plain BAD.

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  21. ilikebeer03

    ilikebeer03 Champion (879) Oct 17, 2012 Texas

    Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat. ICK!
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  22. Giantspace

    Giantspace Defender (688) Dec 22, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Anything by Davidson. Bought a mix 12 last summer and it was all bad beer.

  23. cavedave

    cavedave Poo-Bah (2,453) Mar 12, 2009 New York
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    Off topic, but don't give up on trying peanut butter beers. A guy in our hb club brewed one that was the hit of the last meeting. We all, myself included, plan to try our hands at it now. Delicious. No banana in it though.

    And OP, if you want to make this easy, just have the tasting at Gilded Otter in New Paltz, NY, and order anything.
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  24. Circleo12

    Circleo12 Devotee (455) Nov 12, 2012 South Carolina
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    Agreed. There are quite a few good/great Peanut Butter beers out there. Definitely don't give up on them due to Rogue's poor efforts at it.
  25. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Defender (637) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    Wow, the Otter sure has declined, hasn't it?
  26. johncosta60

    johncosta60 Initiate (0) Jun 30, 2012 New Jersey

    Rogue Chiptole Ale, that is just awful in so many ways.
  27. EyePeeAyBryan

    EyePeeAyBryan Crusader (704) Dec 20, 2011 Arizona
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    Phoenix Ale Company - Any. Somehow this poison is served at our D-backs games.

    Throw Old World Brewering beers on that list as well.
  28. Roudy

    Roudy Initiate (0) Aug 20, 2009 Georgia

    Here's a partial shot of my old beer can collection. The Giant Food Premium Beer came out at the time that generic brands were becoming popular (early 80's). I didn't have a very sophisticated palate then, but I knew enough to drain pour this after a sip or two.
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  29. mikeburd1128

    mikeburd1128 Zealot (514) Oct 28, 2011 New Jersey

    Agreed. I feel like this sounds like a good idea on paper, but after the second or third one, I seriously doubt I'd have any desire to continue.
  30. jmmy3

    jmmy3 Aspirant (292) Nov 30, 2010 Massachusetts

    How is his join date at all relevant to the matter? He's got more posts than you in 1/4 the amount of time strengthen your e-muscles brah.
  31. Providence

    Providence Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    Yup, Wild Blue. It's beyond awful.
  32. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Devotee (497) Jan 2, 2010 California
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    Midnight sun Treat- so many on the shelves here they should give the rest away so I don't have to look at them anymore
    Bitch please
  33. scootsmal

    scootsmal Initiate (0) Aug 15, 2012 New York

    Definitely Steel Reserve

    Porkslap, great label...bad beer
  34. cavedave

    cavedave Poo-Bah (2,453) Mar 12, 2009 New York
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    I used to enjoy their beer before the owner cheaped out, and now it is just awful. Food's still good though.
  35. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Defender (637) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado
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    It just goes to show that you can't fool all the people all of the time. How did the owner cheap out?
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  36. GR_Rick

    GR_Rick Initiate (0) Jul 14, 2012 Michigan

    Agree with both of these comments.. I love the Neapolitan Milk Stout, and couldn't take more than 2 sips of the Charkoota Rye. Worst. beer. ever.
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  37. kdb150

    kdb150 Zealot (505) Mar 8, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    I second Oude Tart's inclusion. I pray age makes it better.
  38. RyFikes

    RyFikes Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 New York

    Pretty confused why there would be a party for the purpose of intentionally tasting bad beer.
  39. SmallestArt

    SmallestArt Initiate (0) Jun 9, 2010 Michigan

    I am going to go with New Holland's Charkoota Rye. I know some who like it, but I do not care for this beer at all.
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  40. flexabull

    flexabull Poo-Bah (2,311) Mar 9, 2006 California
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    Funny, I actually thought it had improved ever so slightly since the last time I had it (about a year ago). I think I may have preferred it to Chez Monieux.
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