What would be the weirdest beer you've ever had?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by hypr2013, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. hypr2013

    hypr2013 Mar 6, 2013 Ontario (Canada)

    Unfortunately for me living in a control area it is hard getting different beers sometime, and it is hard to say for me what the weirdest beer would have been, like brewed with weird ingredients or had a weird taste that was the actual flavor.

    I tried one of my dads beers from Niagara Falls Ontario called James Ready, I find some bottles are okay, others seem a bit stronger, but sometimes some bottles are downright skunky. Sad thing is its a common beer in Ontario.

    Though Rogue had the Maple Bacon Donut beer in Ontario, but I couldn't find it at any LCBOs when it was out, I really wanted to try it to see if it lived up to its hype.
     
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  2. mixed_master7

    mixed_master7 May 16, 2012 Florida

    Dogfish Head Ta Henket was pretty weird. I though that it smelled alot like tuna for some odd reason.
     
  3. tennispl

    tennispl Dec 28, 2012 Washington

    It lives up to the hype for sure. If by hype you mean best beer brewed as a representation of a maple bacon donut from voodoo donuts. Other than that it lives up to nothing. Other than maybe being the most pink bottle to ever exist.
     
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  4. BostonHops

    BostonHops Sep 21, 2011 Massachusetts

    bud chelada. weirdest and worst.
     
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  5. hypr2013

    hypr2013 Mar 6, 2013 Ontario (Canada)

    I heard of the Bud Chelada... strangely enough my dad wanted to try it... Myself, I am almost afraid to touch it.
     
  6. standardcherry

    standardcherry Jan 17, 2011 Massachusetts

    Weird in a good way would be HoTD Matt. Weird in a bad way would be Jack Alebrije.
     
  7. leedorham

    leedorham Apr 27, 2006 Washington

  8. Dogzbone

    Dogzbone Dec 1, 2012 New York

    I recently had a 961 Pale from Lebanon that tasted like oregano.
     
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  9. kzoobrew

    kzoobrew May 8, 2006 Michigan

    The Hideout Dubble Bubble Double IPA was a little odd. It tasted like bubble gum, not this bubble gumish off yeast flavor but real bubble gum. The DIPA character still remained, it was mighty tasty.
     
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  10. mookihouse

    mookihouse May 11, 2012 California
    Beer Trader

    This from the Bruery tasting room:

    "Tai Kon:
    If you've been around the brewery recently, you'd know that we have been working on a Nano Series beer based on one of our favorite non-alcoholic beverages: Thai Iced Tea. We're calling the beer
    Thai Kon and as Thai Iced Tea is traditionally served over ice with condensed milk, we'll be following that tradition in our tasting room. Serving the beer flat, over ice and with condensed milk -- Tai Kon, which will be released this Friday, is certainly one of the most unique beers we've ever created and should be a refreshing treat on a warm afternoon."

    It is more "creative" than "weird", The base beer is 8% ABV. I must say I enjoyed it a lot.
     
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  11. Michigan

    Michigan Oct 24, 2012 Michigan

    Where did you get this?! I've searched high and low for 961 and can't find it anywhere
     
  12. GennyCreamAle

    GennyCreamAle Feb 25, 2009 New York

    It's not really a beer, it's a beer cocktail. Bud and Clamato mixed together, a canned version of the Mexican Michelada. I thought it was ok, but its much better to make your own.
     
  13. loafinaround

    loafinaround Jul 16, 2011 New York

    ok, I swear I'd try it, and I'm almost certain I'd love it.
     
  14. tbryan5

    tbryan5 Sep 22, 2012 Louisiana
    Beer Trader

    Ghost face killah by twisted pine. its brewed with like 5 different peppers.... interesting but one was definitely enough
     
  15. luisfrancisco

    luisfrancisco Dec 1, 2009 Mexico
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    Ska Brewing's Molé Stout comes to mind. I love mole and I love stouts, and the beer tastes like mole all right. I just thought it was too weird.
    Also weird in a bad way was Sam Adams Triple Bock. So disgusting it becomes interesting.
     
  16. dglgmut

    dglgmut Jul 12, 2012 New Jersey
    Beer Trader

    Evil Genius from B. Nektar. Easily one of the strangest things I have ever tried. Definitely worth a try if you like to live dangerously.
     
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  17. Stinkypuss

    Stinkypuss Apr 7, 2008 Pennsylvania

    Rogue Voodoo Maple Bacon Doughnut which tastes and smells like an alcoholic clown's breath after taking a few nips from a flask and eating the cake at a 5-year olds birthday party, quickly stumbling out to a nearby alley full of burning tires.

    Don't get no weirder than that.
     
  18. DinoFight

    DinoFight Jan 23, 2013 Arizona

  19. tectactoe

    tectactoe Mar 20, 2012 Michigan

    Fantome Saison was weird but it was amazing.
     
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  20. DanE

    DanE Feb 24, 2012 Connecticut

    Pizza combos to me.
     
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  21. ficklenicholas

    ficklenicholas Jul 26, 2011 California
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    Dogfish Immort Ale. Wretched.
     
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  22. lakestclairgoose

    lakestclairgoose Feb 10, 2008 Michigan

    tequiza

    i really didn't mind it
     
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  23. admiral1

    admiral1 Jan 20, 2011 Pennsylvania

    smoked brew in michigan - thought I was gonna raulf - worst thing i ever tasted in my life!!!!!
     
  24. BeastLU

    BeastLU Dec 20, 2012 Virginia

    This beer sucks. Somebody got me a six pack cuz they "know I like those weird beers"...
     
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  25. TongoRad

    TongoRad Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
    Beer Trader

    Somebody has been buying that stuff for what seems to be 20 years! They got me once, and that was it. (Btw- that's technically a serrano in the bottle, for all the difference it makes).
     
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  26. Kinsman

    Kinsman Aug 26, 2009 California

    Saison Du Buff. Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme... all ingredients that I enjoy in a good meal but nothing I want in a beer again.
     
  27. TomTwanks

    TomTwanks Apr 5, 2011 Ohio

    Dark Horse - Ginger in your pants

    Straight up sushi...topped with ginger. Fo' realz
     
  28. BeastLU

    BeastLU Dec 20, 2012 Virginia

    FT cave creek chili beer: ISO whalez bro
     
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  29. Willbfun

    Willbfun Sep 28, 2012 New York

    Wow, I was wondering before? Since they use Coriander in so many beers are there any that use Sweet Basil or Oregano then remember some Mamma Mia's, Pizza flavored beer. Which I've never had, though I had a sample of that Voodoo Maple bacon deal I kinda liked it for having a sip or two the others didn't and I'm glad it was free and not $12 for a bottle. I like spicy ales with chili peppers added to em. Theobroma by DFH was one of my favorites.
     
  30. JDizzle

    JDizzle Aug 24, 2010 Indiana

    Shorts Bloody Beer-awful and Walter Melon by Founders-this is really good
     
  31. Beerswimmer

    Beerswimmer Mar 4, 2013 Michigan

    Asparagus beer. The local brewery up here Right Brain makes weird ones all the time. Usually they hit! Smoked.pig heads, pies, Lucky Charms, etc. But the asparagus was gross to me.
     
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  32. Dogzbone

    Dogzbone Dec 1, 2012 New York

    It's on the shelves at the bottle shop I work for here in Rochester.
     
  33. Brenden

    Brenden Feb 25, 2008 Ohio
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!
     
  34. Dcv

    Dcv Nov 12, 2009 Michigan

    Arbor Brewing Company, Chips And Salsa beer

    Right Brain, Thai Peanut

     
  35. Brenden

    Brenden Feb 25, 2008 Ohio
    Subscriber Beer Trader

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  36. Dogzbone

    Dogzbone Dec 1, 2012 New York

    Theobroma was pretty good. Haven't had anything else you mentioned but one of the other guys at the store mentioned having the Mama Mia's and thought it was god aweful!
     
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  37. Newbiebeer

    Newbiebeer Aug 4, 2012 Connecticut

    Half the DFH brews
     
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  38. Tchfunkta

    Tchfunkta May 14, 2009 Kentucky

    There's a brewery in my town that makes a barrell aged smoked jalepeno porter. It's amazing.
     
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  39. je1129

    je1129 Feb 22, 2011 Iowa

    Mama Mia pizza beer. I've puked bud light, and I've puked totinos pizza, but never at the same time and then drank it.
     
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  40. RochefortChris

    RochefortChris Oct 2, 2012 North Carolina
    Beer Trader

    Westbrook Lichenhainer....smoke beers and sour beers kick ass but not rolled into one. And of course Voodoo Doughnut gets a mention but I could choke that one down. Also strangely enough Before and After. Not sure why though.
     
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