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Re: How about least favorite style of beer?
« Reply #15 on: January 16, 2010, 11:31:55 AM »
Non-sour Belgians in general. Any fruity estery. I can sample them and critique but
when the opportunity for a beer arrives, Something hoppy please.
I am ok with lambics and sours though. Figure that one?!?!
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Re: How about least favorite style of beer?
« Reply #16 on: January 16, 2010, 12:36:57 PM »
Any Alt beer that I make! (Three so far.)

I've had Alt fresh in Germany and canned elsewhere in Europe, and thought it was pretty good.

At home though, it's a style that continually challenges me.

My Kolsch-style brews are good, however.

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Re: How about least favorite style of beer?
« Reply #17 on: January 16, 2010, 09:30:14 PM »
Prrobably wheat beers. It's not that I don't like wheat beer because I won't turn one down... I like to have one once in a blue moon. But they are just not my style.
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Re: How about least favorite style of beer?
« Reply #18 on: January 16, 2010, 10:25:36 PM »
Not a fan of  the hefeweisen with the clove/banana thing.  Belgians are not my first choice of beers to drink, although I'm doing my best to learn to appreciate.
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Re: How about least favorite style of beer?
« Reply #19 on: January 17, 2010, 08:09:33 AM »
Fruit beers & 1A, 1B.  Not fond of 1C, but Red Stripe is a guilty pleasure of mine on a hot summer day, but probably mostly for the stubby bottles.
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Re: How about least favorite style of beer?
« Reply #20 on: January 17, 2010, 08:52:20 AM »
Almost any lager, and cali common.  Anything else and I am game.

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Re: How about least favorite style of beer?
« Reply #21 on: January 17, 2010, 02:48:09 PM »
Haven't had a gueuze that I liked yet but I do like most other sours and lambics.

I can drink lite lager occasionally but I'll never brew any.
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Re: How about least favorite style of beer?
« Reply #22 on: January 18, 2010, 02:25:07 AM »
American blonde ales, low-hopped ambers, malt liquor, every American fruit beer I have had

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Re: How about least favorite style of beer?
« Reply #23 on: January 18, 2010, 08:59:02 AM »
Man Law: "No fruit in beer!"
Beer...Now there's a temporary solution!

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Re: How about least favorite style of beer?
« Reply #24 on: January 18, 2010, 04:53:54 PM »
First thing...what are 1a, 1b, 1c etc?
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Re: How about least favorite style of beer?
« Reply #25 on: January 18, 2010, 05:27:04 PM »
First thing...what are 1a, 1b, 1c etc?

BJCP style references.  1a, b, and c are light, standard, and premium american lagers respectively.

http://www.bjcp.org/2008styles/style01.php
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Re: How about least favorite style of beer?
« Reply #26 on: January 18, 2010, 07:27:20 PM »
I used to feel the same as many of you about hefeweizen, until I made one and had it fresh.  My immediate impression was that a lot of what I didn't like about the style was a result from age and poor storage... that said, my hefeweizen has never done well in multiple comps, but I like it anyways.  I felt the same about Koelsh (sp?), again until I made one, and it has been a regular brew since (and done well in comps).  I will even admit that I watered down a CAP (2C?), and it got a 1st place as a 1C, and I happily drank it.  That said, I have not started planning on brewing any 1A or 1B yet. 

A lot of the beer I just don't like has obvious flaws related to age and storage.  My local shop sells belgians that are SO DAMN OLD that they barely resemble beer, and when I tell the beer manager they have turned the best they do is mark them down to $3/bottle.  That makes really great breweries look bad, because I have had a lot of those beers in great condition.  I don't know why we can take a $20 bottle of wine back to the shop and expect a full refund, but beer is somehow exempt.  Most beers I don't like are a product of poor storage.  When I take on the challenge to brew it myself, I am often pleasantly surprised.
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Re: How about least favorite style of beer?
« Reply #27 on: January 18, 2010, 10:46:55 PM »
No bueno on Belgian styles

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Re: How about least favorite style of beer?
« Reply #28 on: January 19, 2010, 08:34:42 AM »
Not big on saisons or geuze.  Don't like fruit based American beers.  Anything with "light or lite" in it's name.  Most beers made with corn or rice as an ingredient.  Green or clear bottled beers.  Crappy homebrew (it does happen, thankfully not too much though ;))
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Re: How about least favorite style of beer?
« Reply #29 on: January 19, 2010, 09:28:33 AM »
wheat beers.
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