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

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  1. paulhargus

    paulhargus Initiate (0) Jun 8, 2012 Pennsylvania

    victory donnybrook stout or victory summer love. i do like victory in general though. lionshead is not great by any means, but it's cheap and tasty enough for being an adjunct.
  2. jbeezification

    jbeezification Initiate (0) Jun 6, 2012 Texas

    The worse Texas beer by far is Shiner Ruby Redbird. Bock is drinkable and very accurate to the style.
  3. Stinger80OH

    Stinger80OH Crusader (740) Nov 11, 2011 Ohio
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    Indigo Imp Gate Keeper
  4. TaylorK

    TaylorK Initiate (0) Oct 9, 2012 Virginia

    I hate to say anything bad about beer made in WV since there isn't much. However, I was disappointed in Blackwater Brewing's Gold Ale. Their stout was okay, but I don't think it holds up to some of the other WV beers.
  5. aminobutyricacid

    aminobutyricacid Initiate (0) Mar 19, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Yuengling Black and Tan. Two average tastes that taste terrible together.
  6. Clonies720

    Clonies720 Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2012 Texas

    Shiner has officially been topped. Have you tried any of fort bend brewing Co's beers on tap? Most disgusting IPA I've ever had, and potentially even the worst beer I've EVER had. I offered to volunteer at the brewery, tasted their beer, and immediately sent an email rescinding my offer to volunteer. Like hell I'm gonna work anywhere that puts out a bad product. I have big hopes for Texian Brewery.
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  7. hopfenunmaltz

    hopfenunmaltz Meyvn (1,316) Jun 8, 2005 Michigan

    Bocks are strong beers in Germany that must be >16 Plato= 1.064 OG. All malt since they are bottom fermented.

    Shiner Bock does not fit into the German Bock category. It is an American Dark Lager in my book. Adjuncts are used, only 4.4% ABV. Might be a Bock on Ba, not in Germany.
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  8. WassailWilly

    WassailWilly Initiate (0) Sep 8, 2007 New York

  9. WassailWilly

    WassailWilly Initiate (0) Sep 8, 2007 New York

    For worst local beer have to go with Genny lite
  10. Barrelsnbeer

    Barrelsnbeer Initiate (0) Oct 6, 2012 North Carolina
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    natty greene's in NC USED to be garbage, but they got a new brewer, prior to about a year or two ago that Weeping Radish was total garbage when the old brewer sabotaged the equipment to get back at the owner, i remember seeing cases of their bombers in everyones house i went to and it was the back up beer for when people ran out of bud light. Now they also have a new brewer who's doing a great job making some solid beers. i think in NC you cant get away with putting out shitty beer for to long, we have to many good options. hell even good breweries have trouble keeping their doors open from competition(i.e. craggie)
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  11. tango22

    tango22 Aspirant (206) Jun 13, 2006 Maine

    The worst beer, in my experience, brewed in Maine, has to be Shipyard's "Pumpkinhead Ale". Tried out the local Greek pizza joint in Thomaston last fall, and the beer choices were for things like Bud Lite, Coors, or Shipyard "Pumpkinhead Ale". I shoulda asked for Bud Lite -- it would have been way better than the Pumpkinhead!
  12. jbeezification

    jbeezification Initiate (0) Jun 6, 2012 Texas

    I forgot about Fort Bends IPA. Maybe I just blocked it from my memory, either way it was surprisingly terrible.
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  13. tdmccarthy

    tdmccarthy Devotee (456) May 6, 2010 Illinois

    I bought a 6 pack of the Atwater Chocolate Ale a while back and choked down one bottle, ruined a batch of chile with another and poured the other 4 down the kitchen sink. If it was made in Illinois it would get my vote. Since it's not I'll go with Finches Golden Wing. Fortunately only a single can was given to me so it was no cost/no reward.
  14. troymeier

    troymeier Initiate (11) Nov 17, 2005 Missouri

  15. Clonies720

    Clonies720 Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2012 Texas

    I had the foresight to ask for a taste of it at the saucer first instead of buying a pint.
  16. dhannes

    dhannes Devotee (499) Feb 14, 2010 Wisconsin

    Potosi's "Good Ol' Potosi."
  17. TheBandit1

    TheBandit1 Initiate (0) Mar 19, 2011 Michigan

    Big Rock Sour Cherry Tripel. Absolutely love all of their beers, but this was pure acetone. Two sips and I drain poured. Completely nail polish remover. Ugh.
  18. Derranged

    Derranged Devotee (479) Mar 7, 2010 New York

    I think that's the lowest "Bros" score I've ever seen.
  19. Hoptometrist

    Hoptometrist Meyvn (1,043) Mar 19, 2011 Ohio

    Rivertown Blueberry Lager when I was in Ohio, worst beer I have ever had.
    Have not had any truly awful beers in Oregon yet.
  20. musicman7070

    musicman7070 Disciple (357) Aug 26, 2012 New Jersey
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    After having Flying Fish's Oktoberfish, I really hesitate to try anything else by them. New Jersey just doesn't produce good beer. I hate it so much.
  21. Thads324

    Thads324 Initiate (0) Jan 21, 2010 Connecticut

    Thomas hooker American pale ale. Stuff is vile
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  22. EnronCFO

    EnronCFO Zealot (502) Mar 29, 2007 Massachusetts
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    Live in MA now, but lived in NH for 5 years and I'd nominate anything from Nepenthe (still trying to figure out if their IPA even has hops in it) as the worst in the state. That or Redhook Copperhook. Throwback IPA is also up there, but it might not be so bad if it wasn't billed as an IPA
  23. Rochefort10nh

    Rochefort10nh Champion (864) Sep 30, 2005 New Hampshire
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    Unfortunately there are quite a few beers up for this award in the Granite State:wink:!
  24. EnronCFO

    EnronCFO Zealot (502) Mar 29, 2007 Massachusetts
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    Yeah, I almost feel as though Redhook can be excluded from this as they're barely craft at this point.
  25. bluejacket74

    bluejacket74 Poo-Bah (4,249) Jul 4, 2005 Ohio
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    For Ohio, I'd say Bud Light Platinum or Bud Select 55 if they're made at Bud's Columbus brewery.

    As far as Ohio craft beers go, my first thought was Rivertown Pestilence. But then I checked my ratings and I rated Hoppin' Frog Turbo Shandy even worse. Both are bad.
  26. AndrewKroll

    AndrewKroll Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2010 Michigan
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    I'm guessing this has been stated or at least thought by many... New Holland Charkoota. Why NHBC, why?
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  27. beerepiphany

    beerepiphany Initiate (50) Oct 19, 2010 Illinois

    IL- Anything from Argus
  28. psnydez86

    psnydez86 Disciple (363) Jan 4, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    PA. I don't know if it was old or not but Weyerbacher's Hops Infusion was no good when I tried it, but they make very good beer in general (double simcoe)
  29. Kinsman

    Kinsman Champion (873) Aug 26, 2009 California

    Clearly, neither of you have had the unfortunate experience of visiting the Italian Oasis in Littleton.
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  30. icefisherman

    icefisherman Initiate (0) Sep 1, 2004 Minnesota

    Most anything brewed in Cold Springs MN
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  31. jeebeel

    jeebeel Initiate (155) Jun 17, 2003 Texas

    Here in Texas, most offerings from Shiner and Rahr.
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  32. EnronCFO

    EnronCFO Zealot (502) Mar 29, 2007 Massachusetts
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    SA Cherry Wheat was the first beer I ever had. I think I was 15 and visiting my sister at SUNY Oswego for the weekend. I swore off beer for years as a result.
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  33. muletrane

    muletrane Initiate (0) Oct 26, 2006 Pennsylvania


    Susquehanna Brewing Co. 6th Generation Stock Ale
  34. BeerNDoggerel

    BeerNDoggerel Zealot (500) Mar 13, 2011 Illinois

    Thank you. This has been bothering me since the thread was originally posted. I was too chicken, of course, to say anything--the fear of being banished for persnicketiness, especially since we all know what was meant. Appreciate the way you approached it.

    Haven't had a worst in Illinois. Between Two Brothers, Metropolitan, Flossmoor Station, Finch's, and company, I've had a lot of great beer.
  35. johnnnniee

    johnnnniee Poo-Bah (5,258) Feb 28, 2007 New Hampshire
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    I think Nepenthe has some wicked consistency issues myself. I've had the shire stout more than once and enjoyed the hell out of it, but trusted friends with reasonable palettes have had opposite assessments of different batches of the brew. The Lotus Eater DIPA first batch was opaque and ugly, but fresh it was a delight in my glass. Subsequent batches have been mediocre at best. The fresh hop ale they did was a grassy disaster.

    That being said, the worst beer in NH award goes to The Italian Oasis Restaurant and Brewpub in Littleton NH. Every beer I've tried is either infected or served from dirty tap lines or is a mediocre homebrew level ale.
  36. Ernest_Hooper

    Ernest_Hooper Initiate (0) Apr 23, 2012 Michigan

    I really wanted to post this beer before reading all seven pages before me. I did do a search though, and I'm pretty sure that no one has mentioned, Badass American Lager. Kid Rock's absolute swill disaster. They weren't even trying, not in the least.

    That is at least what comes to mind initially.
  37. jrnyc

    jrnyc Savant (944) Mar 21, 2010 New York
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    OK, I am going to need to offer a retraction on this one. I had one last night, second time I have had one. Didnt taste like paint remover this time, it was actually pretty good.
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  38. emilylee

    emilylee Initiate (0) Dec 19, 2009 California

    Ale Industries (CA) "This is The Shit that Killed Elvis"...I'm surprised it didn't kill me and my friends..;(
  39. red94tt

    red94tt Disciple (388) Nov 27, 2008 Michigan
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  40. stealth

    stealth Zealot (507) Dec 16, 2011 Minnesota
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    Going contrary to the reviews on here, but Surly's Cacao Bender was tapped while we were waiting in line at Darkness day and it just about ruined DD for the group of friends I was with. Extremely astringent and pretty much destroyed our taste buds. It took a while before any of us could get some sense of taste back. Maybe a bad keg, I don't know, but the particular pours we got were sewer pours after a few drinks.
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