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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #45 on: August 13, 2010, 08:37:24 AM »
Well, commercial I gotta go with SATB as well.  

Homebrew?  Well I remember judging a compeition in Wichita several years ago and someone entered a "MapleSherry Beer", fusel alcohol so bad just the aroma made my head hurt.  Also, a buckwheat beer that tasted like citronilla smells like.
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #46 on: August 13, 2010, 09:06:49 AM »
At this week's brew club meeting one of the long time members brought in a mystery beer for sampling. It tasted like it came off the bottom of used witch's kettle - dark, scorched and many odd oxidized flavors.  After everyone tried to find a way to dispose of the swill, it was revealed that th beer was from a Mr. Beer kit for a Canadian pale ale where the LME was stamped with a  2008 expiration date. It was fermented with Red Star bakers yeast during a rather warm northern Illinois summer.

Overall, a great object lesson in what not to do when homebrewing.

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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #47 on: August 13, 2010, 09:19:33 AM »
A friend of mine made a tomato-weizen once.  We asked him to turn in his brewing equipment.

I have a friend who made a beet-weizen.  Fortunately, you couldn't taste the beets and it wasn't red.
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #48 on: August 13, 2010, 09:21:56 AM »
I wanted to comment of the Tomato Weizen but I almost upchucked on my keyboard.   :o ;D
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #49 on: August 13, 2010, 09:31:26 AM »
My brother gave me a blueberry beer once...and it was...I'll be nice....putrid!   :o

I'm not sure if had expired or what but it was awful.
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #50 on: August 13, 2010, 09:39:41 AM »
Falstaff...
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #51 on: August 13, 2010, 09:50:02 AM »
I used to buy Falstaff, in glass stubbies, for $1.19 a sixer. Seemed like pretty good beer at the time, but I was young.
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #52 on: August 13, 2010, 10:00:39 AM »
Homemade - the one I tried a double handful of pine needles instead of hops.

Commercial - Skunked Corona, Dos Equos (sp? - the Mexican XX stuff), any thing with the word "ICE".
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #53 on: August 13, 2010, 10:08:30 AM »
There used to be a cheap Wisconsin beer called Lucky Lager. Even though this was before I discovered real beer, that was the only one where I've never been able to finish one can.

And, one of my bad ones: I made a pilsener once that was fine in the bottle, but something got into the keg. You know that taste you get in your mouth when there's a piece of food stuck between your teeth and then it finally wriggles loose? That's what it tasted like. I was brewing with a buddy that day and we ceremoniously marched it, like pallbearers, straight to the compost pile.

And +1 on the pumpkin beers. Also most fruit beers. And don't get me started on jalapeno beers... >:(

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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #54 on: August 13, 2010, 10:33:47 AM »
And +1 on the pumpkin beers. Also most fruit beers. And don't get me started on jalapeno beers... >:(

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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #55 on: August 13, 2010, 10:44:22 AM »
A friend of mine made a tomato-weizen once.  We asked him to turn in his brewing equipment.

I have a friend who made a beet-weizen.  Fortunately, you couldn't taste the beets and it wasn't red.
But was it any good?

I wanted to comment of the Tomato Weizen but I almost upchucked on my keyboard.   :o ;D
The tomato weizen . . . it was murky, kind of greenish pinkish if that's even possible.  It was flawless from a sanitation perspective, but the aroma and flavor . . . indescribably bad.  Just truly awful.   :'(

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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #56 on: August 13, 2010, 10:47:33 AM »


I wanted to comment of the Tomato Weizen but I almost upchucked on my keyboard.   :o ;D
The tomato weizen . . . it was murky, kind of greenish pinkish if that's even possible.  It was flawless from a sanitation perspective, but the aroma and flavor . . . indescribably bad.  Just truly awful.   :'(



Gawd that sounds disgusting! Tomato-weizen - FTW!!!
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #57 on: August 13, 2010, 11:02:58 AM »
A friend of mine made a tomato-weizen once.  We asked him to turn in his brewing equipment.

I have a friend who made a beet-weizen.  Fortunately, you couldn't taste the beets and it wasn't red.
But was it any good?

It was a rather ordinary American wheat beer.
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #58 on: August 13, 2010, 11:16:29 AM »
Gluek Honey Bock, in a can....ACHHHHGGHHHHH...Ptoooeee!!!
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Re: What is the worst beer you have ever tasted?
« Reply #59 on: August 13, 2010, 01:55:41 PM »
A friend from high school would proudly offer you a can that was kind of light manila envelope colored with BEER, nothing else, printed on the label.  It made Meister Brau taste good.

I drank cheap beer in college and I couldn't ever drink more than 1/2 a can of that stuff.

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