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Twisted Pretzel
« on: April 07, 2015, 12:40:40 AM »
Yes Shocktop Twisted Pretzel Wheat tastes like one initially but it's altogether:

horrible,

horrible,

horrrible.
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Re: Twisted Pretzel
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2015, 12:43:43 AM »
Sounds pretty crapalicious, Euge. Sorry I missed it.   ;)
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Re: Twisted Pretzel
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2015, 12:14:08 PM »
why would you do that to yourself?
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Re: Twisted Pretzel
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2015, 01:13:21 PM »
why would you do that to yourself?

Heh, heh!  Glutton for punishment I guess! :o

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Re: Twisted Pretzel
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2015, 01:14:23 PM »
why would you do that to yourself?

Heh, heh!  Glutton for punishment I guess! :o

Came in a mixed 12 pack. I don't know what to do with the other two! :-\
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Re: Twisted Pretzel
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2015, 03:15:44 PM »
why would you do that to yourself?

Heh, heh!  Glutton for punishment I guess! :o

Came in a mixed 12 pack. I don't know what to do with the other two! :-\
Use them to make actual pretzels?
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Re: Twisted Pretzel
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2015, 04:32:57 PM »
Hmm not sure I'd ruin an actual pretzel.

I'm having their Honey-Bourbon cask wheat now. First impression is reminiscent of urinal cake. :P
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Re: Twisted Pretzel
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2015, 05:30:47 PM »
Hmm not sure I'd ruin an actual pretzel.

 First impression is reminiscent of urinal cake. :P

Man, you are 2 for 2!  I love it!  :D

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Re: Twisted Pretzel
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2015, 05:51:03 PM »
Gets even worse. Shockolate wheat is indeed chocolatey but tastes like that cheap fake chocolate you see around Easter-time. You know- the waxy doesn't melt in your mouth kind that you find at the Dollar store.

All of them have "natural flavors" added. It's not even Beer!

The regular Shock-top is ok but this other garbage has got to go. I'm tempted to get my money back. ???
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Re: Twisted Pretzel
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2015, 11:38:39 PM »
Hmm not sure I'd ruin an actual pretzel.

I'm having their Honey-Bourbon cask wheat now. First impression is reminiscent of urinal cake. :P

That is exactly what I said about dogfish head's Berliner Weise.

Funny stuff, Euge. Keep 'em comin'.
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Re: Twisted Pretzel
« Reply #10 on: April 08, 2015, 02:19:41 AM »
Hmm not sure I'd ruin an actual pretzel.

I'm having their Honey-Bourbon cask wheat now. First impression is reminiscent of urinal cake. :P
urinal cake in a bad way?
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Re: Twisted Pretzel
« Reply #11 on: April 08, 2015, 01:15:16 PM »
Well I say how would I know the difference? ::)

Man I'm seriously pissed that they are selling this ersatz crap as beer. It tastes terrible. Next time I'll know better and buy Blue Moon product...
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Re: Twisted Pretzel
« Reply #12 on: April 09, 2015, 08:08:09 PM »
Shocktop is hurting their brand significantly. If I was just getting into the beer world and enjoyed Shocktop, I would be pissed after wasting money on this other crap. I'm sure newbies like Blue Moon and 312 just as much and will expand on those brands (though Goose Island and Shocktop are owned by the same company).

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Re: Twisted Pretzel
« Reply #13 on: April 09, 2015, 08:23:33 PM »
Glutton for punishment I guess!

Sorry for the correction, but I think that would be

Gluten for punishment

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Re: Twisted Pretzel
« Reply #14 on: April 09, 2015, 08:58:42 PM »
Shocktop is hurting their brand significantly. If I was just getting into the beer world and enjoyed Shocktop, I would be pissed after wasting money on this other crap. I'm sure newbies like Blue Moon and 312 just as much and will expand on those brands (though Goose Island and Shocktop are owned by the same company).

I was faced with a choice between Blue Moon and Miller Lite a couple weekends ago (was helping run a charity auction).  Actually blue Moon wasn't too bad for a long night being an auctioneer's mule.

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