What brewery haven't you had a bad beer from?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by inchrisin, Jun 1, 2013.

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  1. Sev

    Sev Jul 3, 2013 California

    i absolutely love alpine, but willy is a bad beer... let's admit it.
  2. Paccamacca

    Paccamacca Sep 15, 2012 California

  3. utopiajane

    utopiajane Jun 11, 2013 New York

    Southern Tier. Even the beers I have liked the least from them were still good, all something I would buy again and nothing below a 3.5.
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  4. lucasj82

    lucasj82 Aug 13, 2009 Indiana

    Alpha King
    Alpha Klaus
    Apocalypse Cow
    Arctic Panzer Wolf
    Broo Doo
    Calumet Queen
    Dark Lord
    Gorch Foch
    Jinx Proof
    Lord Rear Admiral
    Permanent Funeral
    Pride and Joy
    Rabbid Rabbit
    Robert the Bruce
    Rye'da Tiger
    Topless Wytch
    Zes Zes Zes
    Zombie Dust

    All of these might not be available when you stop in Indiana but they are all well above average for their style and I recommend them all.
  5. BedetheVenerable

    BedetheVenerable Sep 5, 2008 Missouri

    Fullers, Goose Island (yes, I'm serious, even 312 isn't "bad"), new glarus and black sheep are VERY close
  6. Johnny_Duck

    Johnny_Duck Apr 19, 2013 Tennessee

    Founders. I really wish I could try FBS :slight_frown:
  7. KBSII

    KBSII Aug 23, 2013 Georgia

    Not a big brewery but a local brewery here in Kennesaw Georgia called Burnt Hickory. The most consistent and delicious beers around.
  8. KBSII

    KBSII Aug 23, 2013 Georgia

    Where are you I have tons wouldn't even have to trade anything I'd send you some.
  9. deleted_user_749702

    deleted_user_749702 Aug 20, 2013

    The Alchemist
    Hill Farmstead
    Southern Tier
  10. rozzom

    rozzom Jan 22, 2011 New York

    Wish I could agree about Founders, but to me some of the backstage beers were not good. Still - it's one of my favourite breweries.

    There are certain breweries where I could say I haven't had a bad beer (Cantillon), but IMO they have too limited of a style range to be able to qualify.

    The only one I can think of is Hill Farmstead. Even my least favourite beers from them still fall in the "very solid" category.
  11. Kelsie

    Kelsie Mar 28, 2012 North Carolina

    Sierra Nevada. Hands down great beers. And consistent.
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  12. lurpy1

    lurpy1 Jan 15, 2010 Minnesota

    I wouldn't call Great Lakes my favorite brewery, but I've never had a beer from that I disliked, or one that I didn't think was a good representation of the style.
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  13. APBT91

    APBT91 Apr 12, 2013 North Carolina

    so far i havent had anything i didnt like from Green Flash, SN, Lagunitas, or founders but havent had all of their beers yet just a couple of each.
  14. kerry4porters

    kerry4porters Dec 31, 2012 Arizona

    Firestone Walker and its trader joe subsidiary
  15. TheNightwatchman

    TheNightwatchman Mar 28, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Never had a bad one from Troegs. Some are fairly average, but not bad by any means.
  16. Johnny_Duck

    Johnny_Duck Apr 19, 2013 Tennessee

    Sent you a message!
  17. Boto

    Boto Apr 26, 2003 Connecticut

    Allagash, Victory, Dogfish Head
  18. Johnny_Duck

    Johnny_Duck Apr 19, 2013 Tennessee

    I totally read the title of the thread wrong. I missed the "bad". So I haven't had a beer from founders is what I meant to say lol. I really screwed that one up.
  19. ChrisChagnon

    ChrisChagnon Jul 9, 2013 Connecticut

  20. Titonesit

    Titonesit Nov 2, 2013 Spain

    Cantillon, Rochefort, Struise, Hanssens, Naparbier, Dougall's, Drie Fonteinen, Schneider Weisse, Weihenstephaner, To Øl, De Molen, Het Anker and AleSmith
  21. azorie

    azorie Mar 18, 2006 Florida

    Orval, Westmalle, Rochefort, Westvleteren, Chimay. Notice a trend? lol
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  22. HRamz3

    HRamz3 Feb 9, 2010 Pitcairn

    I drain pour at least one from every brewery. Just on principle.
  23. drmcleod10

    drmcleod10 Oct 14, 2013 Missouri

    FBS or KBS? I have several 4 packs of FBS!
  24. ChrisMyhre

    ChrisMyhre Sep 15, 2013 Massachusetts

    Founders. Can't think of anyone else that every single beer I've tried is terrific (unless you count one beer breweries, Alchemist, Orval, etc).
  25. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Dec 9, 2011 Colorado

    Hill Farmstead
    Sierra Nevada
  26. azorie

    azorie Mar 18, 2006 Florida

    all the ones that do not send beer here I guess? or Georgia. I go up there ALLOT, relatives.

    If you mean that Do dsitro here but I never had, not really. other than IPA's....
  27. ShogoKawada

    ShogoKawada May 31, 2009 Pennsylvania

    lagunitas and jack's abby
  28. keithmurray

    keithmurray Oct 7, 2009 Connecticut

    Great Lakes
    Dieu Du Ciel
  29. Brewhit

    Brewhit Nov 9, 2013 Iowa

    3 Floyd's or Russian River
  30. shawnohall

    shawnohall Nov 8, 2009 Texas

    Founders (they're here in Texas now, just haven't gotten around to it), Surly, Three Floyds.

    Strike Founders; I forgot, I have had their All Day IPA. That's probably why I didn't remember it.
  31. SDJason

    SDJason Feb 7, 2013 California

    Societe in SD every single beer I have had from them has been excellent. And Founders the FBS is stupidly good wish it was in CA.
  32. Potatocrawler

    Potatocrawler Jun 12, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Stone, Founders, Great Lakes, Troegs, Bells, Sierra Nevada
  33. TrojanRB

    TrojanRB Jul 27, 2013 Texas
    Society Trader

    Anchor Brewing and Sierra Nevada
  34. bayareahustla

    bayareahustla Jul 13, 2012 California

    Toppling Goliath
    Hill farmstead
    Jacks Abby

    Anybody wanna help?
  35. gobucks

    gobucks Nov 9, 2013 Ohio

    Southern Tier, Columbus Brewing Company (although Summerteeth is questionable), Bell's
  36. HeelsandEers

    HeelsandEers Jun 8, 2013 West Virginia

    Sierra Nevada
  37. mrcraft

    mrcraft Dec 15, 2012 California
    Society Trader

    Another one for me would be Kern River. One was average, but it was not bad. All others were good to great.
  38. ebin6

    ebin6 Jun 11, 2009 California

    Russian River
    Cantillon :slight_smile:
  39. Max578

    Max578 Nov 7, 2013 New York

    sierra Nevada, founders, boulder brewing, rushing duck, southern tier. Have only had a few from rushing duck, but they have blown me away so far. I haven't tried all day ipa from founders, which i hear isn't their greatest (perhaps their worst?). To me, sierra nevada has always had a bit of a stain on them because of their availabilty (shitty gas stations have them next to bud light platinum) but i love everything they do.
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  40. cerp66

    cerp66 Sep 20, 2007 South Carolina

    Oskar Blues (yes I like Gubna)
    Cigar City (I've only had three, but so far so good...Jai Alai - Marshal Zhukov - Florida Cracker)
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