What's the worst beer from your state that you have tried.

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  1. HopHead570

    HopHead570 Initiate (0) Apr 16, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Stegmaier Brewing Co - Winter Warmer (Wilkes-Barre, PA). Just seemed like a boozy mess when I had it this past December.
  2. mactrail

    mactrail Poo-Bah (7,374) Mar 24, 2009 Washington
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    California: I never miss a chance to crap in the hat of INDIAN WELLS, a producer of cheap, fraudulent, loathsome beer-like products that the ignorant managers of Whole Foods and Fresh & Easy stock up on.
  3. gillagorilla

    gillagorilla Meyvn (1,250) Feb 27, 2013 Maryland
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    Good to know it wasn't just me or a slightly older bottle, I just reviewed it up in MD and didn't like it at all. It was thick, viscous and all pine resin.
  4. gillagorilla

    gillagorilla Meyvn (1,250) Feb 27, 2013 Maryland
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    MD: I know I will find one but I don't like DuClaw's Sweet Baby Jesus, but I know a lot of other people do. It is probably good for its style. Also, Flying Dog's Green Tea Imperial Stout was the worst of both worlds. Stouts are much too strong for green tea. Even if the green tea was super bitter, it would just cancel out the stout. It was flat, dull and plain.
  5. Krebsy

    Krebsy Initiate (157) Oct 3, 2007 Connecticut
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    You are wrong. They contract brew at Latrobe in PA. Been doing it for about a year. No where on the can does it say this so I question the legality. The only beer truly brewed only in Brooklyn is Kelso.
  6. Herky21

    Herky21 Crusader (717) Aug 7, 2011 Iowa
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    Olde Main Tongue Punch.
  7. Krebsy

    Krebsy Initiate (157) Oct 3, 2007 Connecticut
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    Defiant Brewery in Pearl River NY. The whole brewery is infected resulting in dyasatol bomb beers. I don't have the link but check what the Bros say about their Triple and you'll get the jist.
  8. jesskidden

    jesskidden Meyvn (1,261) Aug 10, 2005 New Jersey

    Sixpoint's cans are brewed in Wilkes-Barre, PA at The Lion brewery (not Latrobe, which is owned by City Brewing Co.). Sixpoint has an alternating proprietorship contract with them, and use their own TTB Permit # - BR-PA-MAD-15000, as noted below (from a Sixpoint TTB COLA)
    "MAD" for Sixpoint's true corporate name - "MAD SCIENTISTS BREWING PARTNERS LLC" and "PA" for Pennsylvania. Their NY Permit is BR-NY-MAD-15000

    Some of their keg labels once listed the actual address, but they, too, have since changed to list only Brooklyn last I looked. (Snip of keg label below).

    It's legal because the TTB rule is:
  9. powpig2002

    powpig2002 Initiate (0) Jan 26, 2012 Florida

    find a single
  10. Longstaff

    Longstaff Initiate (0) May 23, 2002 Massachusetts

    Oh no, hope its just a temporary thing. Been a couple of years since I hit this place up, but the beer was good, no diacetyl - even in their lager.
  11. pcsnyder

    pcsnyder Initiate (0) May 2, 2011 Pennsylvania

    PA: Golden Egg from The Bullfrog in Williamsport. Just a sip made me want to vomit. It was a very hazy beer, probably around 2-3 SRM, but they added a shit ton of bitter chocolate nibs. It tasted like moldy grains to start with, but then to add a ton of bitter chocolate on top of that, and to mix it all up with hop flavors that completely clashed... it was a disaster of a recipe. It tasted like bile.
  12. Hopportunistic

    Hopportunistic Aspirant (263) Jan 24, 2013 North Carolina

  13. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poo-Bah (1,971) Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
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    The Tripel review is extremely positive, and pretty much in line with the bottled product that I get semi-regularly. No mention of "d" either:

    Their beers tend to be at their best at the brewery, and I haven't experienced those sort of issues either (on site). I don't know how they keg/cask their beer for distribution, but it's a pretty simple setup overall. Maybe it gets oxidized somehow. Or it could be poorly managed once off premesis.

    Krebsy- are you drinking their beers in Pearl River, or at bars in NYC?
  14. songfulchris

    songfulchris Initiate (0) Apr 15, 2013 Oregon
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    Oregon: Sweet heat from Burnside brewing. Only beer I have ever drain poured.
  15. Nectar

    Nectar Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2013 New Jersey

    This. Tasted like crabgrass boiled in water.
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  16. HopHeadVA

    HopHeadVA Initiate (0) Jan 26, 2011 Virginia

    Virginia - Brass Canon (fairly new brewery near Williamsburg, but man do their beers suck)
  17. Dray

    Dray Initiate (0) Apr 6, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Iron City(Iron Shitty) in Pittsburgh.
    A total yinzer tasteless beer.
  18. Kadonny

    Kadonny Meyvn (1,218) Sep 5, 2007 Pennsylvania
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    Pennsylvania. Ruckus Hoptimus Prime is a disgrace to the former Legacy beer of the same name. The new version is horrible.
  19. TheNightwatchman

    TheNightwatchman Zealot (511) Mar 28, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Never though they were that bad. Ludwig's Revenge is pretty good.

    Mudhook is definitely worse. Everything they make is incredibly bland and boring.
  20. Slatetank

    Slatetank Poo-Bah (4,787) Oct 9, 2006 Pennsylvania
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    I never had anything infected from Mudhook, but I have had some very nasty Roy Pitz beer. I thought the Watermelon one was okay, but it was downhill from there.
  21. Stinger80OH

    Stinger80OH Crusader (718) Nov 11, 2011 Ohio
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    Based on a review of my Hads, it has to be either Hoppin Frog BA Outta Kilter or Indigo Imp Blonde Bombshell
  22. bsuedekum

    bsuedekum Zealot (563) Aug 13, 2010 Missouri

    Bud Light
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  23. Jake1605

    Jake1605 Initiate (0) Nov 24, 2009 Missouri

    Schlafly/O'Fallon/New Albanion made a beer that tasted like rubber, & I'm not sure what was going on with Coney Islands Freaktoberfest, but it prevented me from trying another one of their beers.
  24. TheBrewo

    TheBrewo Initiate (0) Nov 11, 2010 New York

    As a new Michigan resident I can confidently say Atwater's Dirty Blonde.
  25. dbattey

    dbattey Aspirant (275) Jan 12, 2013 New Jersey

    In NJ, I have to go with Incompetent Scholar from Climax. Their beers are baaad.
  26. dcloeren

    dcloeren Defender (629) Sep 15, 2010 Texas
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    Shiner Bock
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  27. Hopportunistic

    Hopportunistic Aspirant (263) Jan 24, 2013 North Carolina

    If I lived in Texas, Shiner Bock would easily be my submission as well. Yuck.
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  28. TheGoof

    TheGoof Initiate (134) Apr 10, 2013 Michigan
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    Tie between the blond ale from Mitten Brewing Company and the Phat Abbot tripel from Arbor Brewing Company.
  29. RonfromJersey

    RonfromJersey Initiate (0) Jan 25, 2002 New Jersey

  30. dortenzio1991

    dortenzio1991 Initiate (172) Aug 12, 2011 Connecticut
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  31. Mitchster

    Mitchster Poo-Bah (2,414) Dec 25, 2002 Michigan

    I love Spaghett
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  32. Mitchster

    Mitchster Poo-Bah (2,414) Dec 25, 2002 Michigan

    I agree. I've had one of their beers on tap and 3 in the bottle that tasted like they were infected. They had that black olive/urine smell and taste.
  33. dsal89

    dsal89 Disciple (331) Jul 6, 2008 Indiana
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    Pretty much anything I tried from Bulldog Brewery....mother of god
  34. Tmonk13

    Tmonk13 Initiate (0) Mar 13, 2012 Pennsylvania

    CBC IPA.... seems like I am the only one that this brew is just not that good to me. I know of people who drive in from out of state to get this. I just can't get on board.
  35. Herky21

    Herky21 Crusader (717) Aug 7, 2011 Iowa
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    ah man. I've hung out with the Brewer a few times. He gave me one of those, a Yola, and a Cheri Tart. I've tasted about 6 of their beers at festivals too. Was hoping the Breakfast Stout would be good. I really enjoyed a limited release they did for Brrrfest. It was a "Double Staved" Dethhanger Quadrupel Brown Ale.
  36. BottleCaps80

    BottleCaps80 Zealot (595) Jan 12, 2013 Iowa
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    I know Alex myself. He is a good dude, but I can't get behind all of his beers. He has the passion, but still needs to work on his craft a bit I think. Seems like the beer he releases is too "ambitious" for him to take on and doesn't always hit the nail on the head with them. The best beer I've had from them was hands down "The Countess" sour ale that was on tap at the Iowa Craft Beer tent at the State Fair last year. The Dethhanger Quad Brown is pretty good too. Haven't been impressed with his other offerings and Morningwood was just down right awful. :slight_frown:

    I'm looking foward to future releases from CIB though, as I'm sure they'll get better with more time/practice. Heard some of the HyVee's in DSM are clearing out their products though, as they aren't moving.
  37. Hdredfern

    Hdredfern Initiate (0) Feb 16, 2012 Texas

    Oh but Shiner Premium is!! It gets my vote for the worst place trophy from the Lonestar State!
    EDIT: Shiner Ruby Red is also horrible.
  38. vivasbeer

    vivasbeer Initiate (0) Feb 3, 2012 Michigan

    Short's Bloody Beer
  39. Herky21

    Herky21 Crusader (717) Aug 7, 2011 Iowa
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    Yeah he really is. I had to pour out the Yola, too much of an earthy after taste. I've wondered if his Wild Iowa Yeast either creates the undesireable o flavors or if the pitching rates could be better. Might be better with a well-known yeast type.

    Fleur Hy-Vee has his bottles on clearance for $6.00 - I kind of wondered if they were dropping them. The only one that isn't on sale is the Breakfast Stout. I had a Hy-vee employee recommend it to me over FBS too, which made me think that it must be good. I didn't believe it would be as good as FBS, but that recommendation is surprising now - makes me think the guy was just trying to move a product - shitty.

    I think Alex might need a slightly more discerning palate and hopefully with a little more time and work he'll get there. There's a great market for Artisan Ales.

    Funny thing is, I didn't like "The Countess." I think the Cheri Tart could be really marketable for a bit cheaper though - maybe a few tweaks to the recipe. I've made some terribly outlandish homebrews so I know what he's trying to do and hope he comes out with some cool stuff too.
  40. Mitchster

    Mitchster Poo-Bah (2,414) Dec 25, 2002 Michigan

    Same exact experience here. Drain poured every one of them.
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