What brewery continues to disappoint you every time you try them and you are ready to give up on?

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  1. sicilian

    sicilian (0) Sep 30, 2008 Florida

    Other than the standard 90/120 IPA's, DogFish Head stuff is just too weird for me
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  2. BushDoctor

    BushDoctor (0) Oct 27, 2007 New York

    If you like hoppy brown ales their Muddy was pretty good. Recently had finest kind, I've had it before, but was letdown, maybe I got an old sixer
  3. jlsims04

    jlsims04 (0) Jul 14, 2013 Illinois

    I think a big part of the hype is that is it costs $4 for a pretty good coffee imp stout 22oz.
  4. jlsims04

    jlsims04 (0) Jul 14, 2013 Illinois

    Waaaahhhtttt? Their stuff is incredible.
  5. jlsims04

    jlsims04 (0) Jul 14, 2013 Illinois

    Rogue, Victory, Smuttynose (except imp stout), Schafly. I think are my big 4
  6. Sponan

    Sponan (0) Jan 20, 2008 Tennessee

    I have to go with Duck Rabbit. I like many of their beers, but they just can't seem to solve their infection issues. And they refuse to acknowledge them publicly.
  7. Helgy

    Helgy (0) May 22, 2014 Minnesota

    Rouge, Magic Hat, Boulder beer company, New Belgium

    BMBCLT (835) May 9, 2014 South Carolina

    Boulevard The Sixth Glass - 22 IBU; Dark Truth Stout - 60 IBU; Long Strange Tripel - 23 IBU; Tank 7 - 38 IBU
  9. Tanktizzo

    Tanktizzo (0) May 19, 2014 Illinois

    Stone, Rogue, Only Child. Only Child is just dupes of other breweries beer.
  10. UrbanCaveman

    UrbanCaveman (485) Sep 30, 2014 Ohio
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    80 Acre - 20 IBU. Tell me that one isn't hoppy.
  11. BMBCLT

    BMBCLT (835) May 9, 2014 South Carolina

    Don't know. I don't like hoppy beers and don't buy them. By now I'm well aware of what styles I like and which I do not.
  12. UrbanCaveman

    UrbanCaveman (485) Sep 30, 2014 Ohio
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    As am I. Quoting IBUs doesn't say a whole lot about hoppy flavors in and of itself. 80 Acre Hoppy Wheat Beer has a whopping 20 IBU. Founder's Porter, which we both agree is verging on black IPA, has 45 IBU.

    You don't perceive floral qualities in Dark Truth or Sixth Glass. I do. I wish I didn't, because I love quads, and having another one I enjoy distributed in my state that I could get off the shelf would be awesome, and the idea of Belgian yeast in a stout is also pretty appealing. Alas, those beers are not for me.

    If someone else does or does not perceive the same floral qualities, they're not wrong.
  13. SonictheBeerhog

    SonictheBeerhog (0) Oct 31, 2013 New York

    Rouge... I know they are one of the pioneers but I can't bring myself to like them.
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  14. Alphateam

    Alphateam (0) Mar 5, 2013 Michigan

    Odd Sides and Shorts. Both places take wacky chances and 4 out of 5 suck....but that 1 out of 5 is amazing.
  15. hou_mcbp

    hou_mcbp (0) Feb 4, 2015 Texas

    I feel the same way. It has a special place in my heart because it got me started on craft beer when I was in college but it is never my go to. All of their beers just taste like variations on the same thing to me
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  16. DaverCS

    DaverCS (0) Dec 9, 2014 Arizona

    Agreed Rogue is like a wannabe DFH, but instead of half of the beers flopping like with DFH, almost all of the beers flop. Harsh but so true.
  17. Hayden34

    Hayden34 (0) Aug 10, 2014 Georgia

    I had almost given up on Abita too, until I tried Wrought Iron IPA a few months ago. AWESOME IPA!!
  18. EchoesZ

    EchoesZ (0) Mar 3, 2013 Arkansas

  19. Beer-Revelry

    Beer-Revelry (0) Jan 10, 2015 Texas

    From some of the answers on here, it seems like some people just don't like beer...
  20. MittenBrews

    MittenBrews (0) Jan 19, 2015 North Carolina

    You must have a very refined palate to be disappointed in several of those breweries.
  21. Beegee305

    Beegee305 (0) Mar 25, 2015 Florida

    north coast is amazing :slight_smile:
  22. PGD120

    PGD120 (0) Jan 20, 2015 New Jersey

    cool. ill look into it and give it a shot. i hate to rule out any craft brewers, so would be cool to find something from them I like... thanks for the tip
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  23. Jsimo01

    Jsimo01 (0) Dec 6, 2011 California

  24. Jsimo01

    Jsimo01 (0) Dec 6, 2011 California

    and Rochefort are gods!
  25. vshay

    vshay (0) Jun 23, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Flying dog
  26. Urk1127

    Urk1127 (940) Jul 2, 2014 Pennsylvania
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    If I see those in singles or bombers I'll pick them up then, I was about to just not care because of the outrageous flavoring, which I'll pick up just because it's wacky every now and then but given a true to style I guess you could call it I would try again. I think devils due is barleywine? Not sure I'll check it out but if it is I've yet to try the style so it is interesting. Thanks.
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  27. hustadaj

    hustadaj (0) Dec 30, 2014 Wisconsin

    I enjoy fresh Abbey Triple and the Czar Brew surprised me that they just came out. Have you had either?
  28. hustadaj

    hustadaj (0) Dec 30, 2014 Wisconsin

    That Chicago hype! Haha, I haven't had any yet, you goons hoard it all!
  29. Eziel

    Eziel (325) Jan 31, 2013 Ohio

    Jolly Pumpkin is one for me. Always love the description, the idea... and then just falls flat. I want to like you!
  30. hunninghake

    hunninghake (0) Nov 21, 2005 Colorado

  31. ICMTM

    ICMTM (0) Mar 20, 2014 California

    I'm going to catch heat for this but The Bruery. Not because of quality but price. $20 a bomber for half their stuff is too much.
  32. GoBearsWalter34

    GoBearsWalter34 (0) Aug 1, 2014 Illinois

    Oh shit! Just now realizing Stone gets my vote!
  33. jlsims04

    jlsims04 (0) Jul 14, 2013 Illinois

    LOL people who live in their moms basement horde it all. Sought after stuff gone in minutes usually. Having a job sucks sometimes lol
  34. NathanWind

    NathanWind (0) Oct 10, 2012

    If anything, they only impress me more. They've tweaked the hops on The Kind so it pops with citrus a bit more, and Too Kind is one of the most deceptively hoppy DIPAs out there. It's just not a hops stress test, is more about balance...which is kinda part of their appeal.
  35. sderenne

    sderenne (0) Jul 20, 2013 California

    wow, lagunitas is an incredible brewery. it is amazing how peoples tastes differ so much. I'm just guessing that you got some old beer. I love sumpin sumpin but if it is more than a month old it really loses flavor and it changes to a sweeter nastier flavor.
  36. Dansac

    Dansac (275) Dec 6, 2014 California

    Too many to try. Dogfish Head, Avery, Bells, O'dell, Rogue, Deschutes, Magic Hat, Eagle Rock, Speakeasy, Green Flash, Ballast Point (though I liked Grunion).
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  37. Oidmoe

    Oidmoe (0) Feb 19, 2014 Austria

    Magic Hat, Rogue, Sam Adams, Brasserie de la Senne...
  38. JScoot

    JScoot (0) Aug 27, 2014 Louisiana

  39. Dicers

    Dicers (710) Sep 2, 2012 California
    Fest Crew Society Trader

    Try the Durty if you haven't. Boring style (Brown) but does it about as perfect as possible
  40. Dicers

    Dicers (710) Sep 2, 2012 California
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    For me Rogue, and Abita are pretty high up there. Also not loving Covington
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