What are some of the harshest beers you've had?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Derranged, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. Derranged

    Derranged Mar 7, 2010 New York

    I listed that in my first post. I wouldn't call it garbage, while I was actually able to tolerate it, it was still tough to drink. Then again, the first time it was I believe over a month past its best by date, the second time was right around its best by date. I imagine it would have been worse when fresh?
  2. DenverBigRed

    DenverBigRed Jul 29, 2006 Colorado

    Couldn't agree more. Triple Bock was horrid.
  3. BigCheese

    BigCheese Jul 4, 2009 Massachusetts

    Brown Sugga fresh was pretty hot.
  4. dianimal

    dianimal Apr 18, 2012 California

    Evil Twin Yang.
  5. DocJitsu

    DocJitsu Dec 28, 2009 California

    Stone *fill in the blank*
  6. tronto

    tronto Dec 22, 2010 Kentucky
    Beer Trader

    mikkeller black hole was pretty astringent.
  7. gcamparone

    gcamparone Dec 6, 2011 Rhode Island
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    If you think innis and gunn beers are harsh, you haven drank enough beer imo
  8. gcamparone

    gcamparone Dec 6, 2011 Rhode Island
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    Devil dancer . Hard to drink and over the top
  9. rocdoc1

    rocdoc1 Jan 13, 2006 New Mexico

    Abyss 2009. It tasted metallic(copper maybe), harshly alcoholic, and cloyingly sweet, all at the same time. It took me over 2 hours to choke it down and I still have one in the fridge.
  10. Archimedes

    Archimedes Feb 18, 2012 Kansas

    Boulevard - Love Child and Rogue - Chipotle Ale. The last one was not so much harsh as just "why".
  11. fuzzylogic

    fuzzylogic Nov 16, 2008 Pennsylvania

    Short's Bludgeon Yr Eye is aptly named (still tasty though)
  12. awinter20

    awinter20 Oct 15, 2011 Wisconsin

    If craft beers are served 32-34 degrees, most will taste hot or the flavor profile will be missing. I see a lot of lovable beers on this list. But then again different strokes different folks.
  13. IamMe90

    IamMe90 Sep 4, 2012 Wisconsin

    Bruery's 5 Golden Rings was one of the harshest i've had, but I really liked it. I think I just really like big, boozy beers lol.
  14. MarioM

    MarioM Sep 13, 2009 California

    Buckbean Original Orange Blossom Ale: http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/16851/43490

    Thank god this brew is retired... I felt like I was drinking a bottle of orange scented perfume! God damn gross! So so glad its retired, damn... Although I finished the entire 16 oz can, I never drain pour a beer I buy, just pinch the nose and pour it down the mouth hole. Painful though, painful... Yuk! This was about three years ago and I will never forget.
  15. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Mar 18, 2010 California

    Luckily for you, they went out of business.
  16. MarioM

    MarioM Sep 13, 2009 California

    Awwww, I don't wish for any business to go out of business, I've only had one brew from them that happened to not be of my taste... What was the reason for their loss of business?
  17. vickersspitfire

    vickersspitfire Dec 11, 2006 Texas

    Quelque Chose warmed up as directed by the instructions on the bottle, I did my best to drink it down but was forced to pour it down the drain.
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