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What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« on: August 12, 2010, 01:13:47 PM »
When thinking about the wide world of beer, there are so many delicious beers available but there are also so many that I would rather use to water plants with. So, what is the worst beer (commercial or homebrew) you have ever had the displeasure of tasting?

If we count malt liquor, the worst "beer" I have ever tasted is Evil Eye. I believe I had to chase it with a swig of cheap vodka.
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2010, 01:23:41 PM »
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2010, 01:42:20 PM »
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2010, 01:46:52 PM »
Dave's Cave Creek Chile beer.  I tried twice.
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2010, 01:53:35 PM »
Worst overall: Heineken, god is that stuff wretched
Worst that cost me: DFH 120 minute
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Peach/Raspberry Ale 4.5%/18IBU (6/6/10)
Golden Promise IPA (Keg #2) - 5.8%/73IBU (7/3/10)
Jason's Ball & Chain - 6.4%/63IBU (7/17/10)
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2010, 01:56:06 PM »
Sam Adam's triple bock
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2010, 02:19:36 PM »
Dave's Cave Creek Chile beer.  I tried twice.
Drat, you beat me to it. I can't remember if I finished the one bottle a friend gave me.

I had a pretty nasty spruce beer once, but the brewer admitted he was just screwing around with that.
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2010, 02:20:08 PM »
Wow, you guys are dredging up memories I'd rather not revisit!  SATB has gotta be right up there as far as commercial beers, but I think the absolute worst has to be the "Dastardly Dort" I brewed a few years back.
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2010, 02:21:11 PM »
Worst overall: Heineken, god is that stuff wretched

I kinda like (or at least don't mind) Heineken, as long as it comes from a can.
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2010, 02:24:16 PM »
Definitely SA Triple Bock for me. 

Tastes like the aroma of the juice that drips out of the back of a garbage truck.   :o
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #10 on: August 12, 2010, 02:27:20 PM »
Worst overall: Heineken, god is that stuff wretched

I kinda like (or at least don't mind) Heineken, as long as it comes from a can.

Or those nifty little minikegs...I bought a couple of those before I started kegging.  Really not a terrible beer sans skunking.

SA Triple Bock was almost amusingly bad.  I had the 1997, sampled probably in 2004 or so.  Not even the worst tasting, but somehow the worst brewed beer I could imagine.  Soy sauce flavors even.  Best used as a meat marinade!

But the only beer I can remember dumping out in abject disgust, even though I do respect it as probably well brewed, is Hanssens Oude Kriek.  I wrote three things down in my tasting journal (yes back then I had a journal, lol!).  Acetone, vinegar, and manure.

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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #11 on: August 12, 2010, 02:37:58 PM »
Sibirskoe Korona Yantarnoe (Amber). They didn't make it for long, and it was truly foul.
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #12 on: August 12, 2010, 03:01:34 PM »
just about every beer i drank when i was in the south pacific.  they all were laced with formaldehyde.  even in hong kong.  the guinness sucked.  i still can't touch it.  budweiser was formaldehyde free.  maybe that is why i still like it on occasion.  it rescued me.
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2010, 04:09:48 PM »
There have on rare occasions been homebrews I've judged that I've refused to taste, but I guess that doesn't count.

A friend of mine made a tomato-weizen once.  We asked him to turn in his brewing equipment.
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #14 on: August 12, 2010, 04:15:15 PM »
While I am not a big Heineken fan I can think of LOTS of beers far worse. Coors light, for instance. I have had many brew pub beers across the country that were undrinkable. On a hot, summer day I can generally drink a Heineken, even if it is no where on the top of the list.
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