Worst beer you've tried

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  1. FriedSlug

    FriedSlug Poo-Bah (2,556) Feb 20, 2012 North Carolina

    Oddly I loved that beer even though every fiber of my being said 1. Don't buy that 2. Don't drink that 3. Who would make that. For some reason it all clicks with me and I really like it.

    Brought it to a party and I had to drink it myself. Guess I have odd taste.
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  2. lambpasty

    lambpasty Devotee (426) May 3, 2013 New Hampshire

    Recently has to be the 2014 Shipyard Prelude, tasted like cork taint and wet cardboard. I genuinely hate dumping beer down the drain, but after making it barely halfway through 4 bottles on 4 separate occasions I just chalked up the loss for the last two.
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  3. --Dom--

    --Dom-- Aspirant (272) Dec 22, 2012 Missouri

    Anchor Christmas Ale... If I ever win the lotto.... I'm gonna pay them to stop making that beer...
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  4. sybian

    sybian Initiate (89) Aug 30, 2010 New Jersey

    Mikkeller Big Worse. I seriously hope it was a tainted bottle, but it was horrendous. I tried to choke down a couple sips, but ended up down the drain. From the BA, reviews, it looks like a lot of bad bottles out there.
  5. tjmiller718

    tjmiller718 Aspirant (268) Mar 31, 2011 Virginia

    21st Amendment Tenure or Samuel Adams Imperial White
  6. evilcatfish

    evilcatfish Defender (627) May 11, 2012 Missouri

    You are kidding right? I love this beer
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  7. AnchorDrops

    AnchorDrops Aspirant (247) May 11, 2013 Michigan

    Either Innis & Gunn BBA stout (buttery metal) or Atwater BBA Porter
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  8. evilcatfish

    evilcatfish Defender (627) May 11, 2012 Missouri

    Mikkeller Peat Whiskey Black Hole was horrifying and a complete waste of money
  9. docoman

    docoman Disciple (355) Nov 21, 2014 Michigan

    Worst to me is Bud Light of course was many years ago, but didn't like it from first sip... I tell people Bud Light is what comes out of me in the ceramic bowl after "filtering" a GOOD beer through my body and the nasty by-products is Bud Light... :slight_smile: Will never, ever drink that stuff...

    More recently... Pumpking Rum Barrel Aged beer... couldn't finish it... first time I had to do drain pour of craft beer...
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  10. iwhoopedbatman

    iwhoopedbatman Initiate (0) Aug 11, 2014 Maryland

    Some crap that had a pepper in it. It was over 15 years ago, so I can't remember the name, but it was the most awful thing I've ever had, not just beer.
  11. sixa66

    sixa66 Initiate (0) Jan 20, 2015 Florida

    Not kidding! I love stouts and like pepper beers but this one just wasn't for me. I drank half of one and gave the other 5 cans away.
  12. digitalflood

    digitalflood Zealot (541) Feb 4, 2011 New York

    Red Dog or Ice House. Holy Jeebus is that horrible. Olde English at room temp is vile. Don't do it.
  13. BanditoJunkie

    BanditoJunkie Initiate (0) Nov 10, 2012 New Jersey

    HiCu - Magic Hat Brewing...smelled like perfume or a glade deodorizer..
  14. Tripel_Threat

    Tripel_Threat Poo-Bah (2,931) Jun 29, 2014 Michigan
    Society Trader

    A can of Miller Lite that warmer to more than ice-cold. Some beer is meant to be drank fast.
  15. TheHammer

    TheHammer Meyvn (1,120) Feb 15, 2009 Canada (ON)

    The worst was Corona Light and Sleeman Clear...but I went in knowing what to expect. I think the worst one though that blindsided me was Wychwood Forest Fruits, or as I like to call in "The 10% real juice" juicebox of fruit beer
  16. MetalMistress

    MetalMistress Initiate (0) Jan 13, 2015 Georgia

    I change my worst beer experience. You reminded me of the time I bought a Shock Top Apple after I ran a 5k. I thought it would be a nice treat. After the first sip I spit it out and drove myself to the pub to rectify that horrid mistake.
  17. Rothobinide

    Rothobinide Disciple (370) Jun 28, 2014 California

    WORST beer? Hard to say nowadays... however I did have a Pacifico a few months ago that left my mouth with the nastiest toilet water aftertaste and I couldn't get rid of it for two days.
  18. bozodogbreath

    bozodogbreath Disciple (381) Oct 19, 2006 Indiana

    Had to drain pour a Blue Pants beer at a recent tasting. I tried my best to knock it back, but couldn't. After doing the drain pour I realized that the last beer I drain poured was also a nasty Blue Pants I had received as an extra in a trade. Poopy Pants might be a better name for that brewery.
  19. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (13,753) Mar 18, 2010 California

    1997 Sam Adams Triple Bock.
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  20. Zetcha7x

    Zetcha7x Initiate (0) Feb 17, 2014 Pennsylvania

    Probably not the worst I've had, but the first thing that comes to mind is the Miller High Life that I had a my Dad's on Christmas. I hadn't had one in years and really just wanted to check it in on Untappd. I was surprised how terrible it was. I used to drink MHL all the time, but man it was rough going down...
  21. floridadrift

    floridadrift Initiate (0) Oct 24, 2014 Florida

  22. schuey1010

    schuey1010 Initiate (75) Jun 18, 2009 California

    If a corona light is the WORST beer anyone has had, you guys haven't been drinking beer long enough
  23. McStagger

    McStagger Crusader (777) Jun 2, 2005 California

  24. andreizm

    andreizm Initiate (143) Sep 17, 2008 Washington

    Rogue Voodoo Doughnut Maple Bacon Ale
    Cellarmaker Triple Berry Berliner - smelled like urinal cake, probably tasted like one too
  25. Jelavelle

    Jelavelle Initiate (69) Jun 29, 2014 Delaware

    Dogfish had come out with a cherry stout called Black and Red, don't know why I wanted to try it when I drained the Black and Blue I had.
  26. Misflt

    Misflt Initiate (0) Jan 24, 2015 North Carolina

    Pork Soda!!! Because as we all know.... Primus Sucks! :grinning:

    Honestly, Iron City Ale. Detest this stuff!
  27. HectorB

    HectorB Initiate (0) Sep 21, 2013 New York

    New Braunfels Wasser Weiss. Had this on tap last summer The Friendly Place in San Antonio. Slight tartness that was quickly overwhelmed by a strong chemical off-taste. Smelled like highly chlorinated powdered lemonade. Literally made me ill.

    At the time I tried this, there were no reviews for it on BA. Now there are a few recent reviews of a bottled version that say it's ok (although one review does note a detergent off taste). Maybe they've straightened it out, but the brew I had on tap was foul. Curious to hear if any BAs from Texas have tried it, and what they thought.
  28. kwakwhore

    kwakwhore Zealot (566) Nov 1, 2004 North Carolina

    Magic Hat no. 9 on tap at a restaurant. Over the top artificial fruit essence obscured whatever redeeming qualities may have been present in that beer. Sam Adams Cranberry Lambic and Cherry Wheat are contenders as well.
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  29. Hoppsbabo

    Hoppsbabo Champion (890) Jan 29, 2012 England

    Amber Ale by Magpie, South Korea.
  30. doowhat

    doowhat Disciple (360) Feb 22, 2009 Arkansas

    Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat is still the only beer I just couldn't finish...the robetussin cough syrup flavor brought back wonderful childhood memories of being sick.
  31. SaisonRichBiere

    SaisonRichBiere Savant (969) Mar 23, 2011 Michigan

    Hopfenstark Boson De Higgs. A blend of Berlinner Weisse, Rauchbier, and Saison. Tasted like straight smoky vomit. Took one sip, drainpoured the rest.
  32. captaincoffee

    captaincoffee Poo-Bah (1,791) Jul 10, 2011 Virginia

    Bavaria 8.6 Gold. A delightful urine and saccharin blend.
  33. alk3kenny

    alk3kenny Initiate (0) Oct 21, 2004 Georgia

    The maple bacon ale from Rogue was pretty terrible and the honey bourbon shock top that someone handed me at a cookout... that person was supposed to be my friend lol
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  34. Doctor_Bogenbroom

    Doctor_Bogenbroom Aspirant (269) Nov 2, 2014 Pennsylvania

    I had a Shiner Bock that was so flat and tasteless, I almost gave up. But I forced myself to finish it.
  35. JuicesFlowing

    JuicesFlowing Poo-Bah (2,233) Jul 5, 2009 Kansas

    Icehouse Edge isn't much better. I drank it just so I could notch the malt liquor style on my stats. God-awful.
  36. kingofhop

    kingofhop Initiate (0) May 9, 2010 Oklahoma

    I've never seen Edge around here, just regular Icehouse. Might have to seek it out, when I'm in one of my masochist phases.
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  37. choicegrinds

    choicegrinds Initiate (0) Mar 9, 2014 New York

    Magic hat#9 ew
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  38. lester619

    lester619 Devotee (470) Apr 17, 2009 Wisconsin

    Yeah, I have to agree on Minhas. They really do make some crap. The Swiss amber is drinkable but that is about it. Lot's to be proud of in Wisco, but they don't make the list.
  39. tasterschoice62

    tasterschoice62 Poo-Bah (1,881) May 14, 2014 Rhode Island
    Society Trader

    Molsons Brador. Its been awhile since I gagged on it. We used to have a friend that would "smuggle" the "real" stuff over from Canada. I think it was slightly higher in alcohol. Very similar to. Colt 45 but sweeter. A real headache maker.
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  40. J-Bk

    J-Bk Initiate (67) Jul 26, 2014 New York

    Samuel Adams Cranberry Lambic. Had it years ago and I can still remember how horrible and "un-lambic" it was.
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