Ballast Point Beers

Discussion in 'SMB' started by __howdy__, May 14, 2019.

  1. __howdy__

    __howdy__ Winger

    I bought a random selection of beers last week. One of which being an IPA from this brewery.

    It was so awful I had to pour it away after a couple of sips. It tasted like fish.

    The point of this post however, is that I googled it, and apparently it was meant to taste like fish.

    Why would anyone want this?
  2. Seaham Towny

    Seaham Towny Winger

    That sounds rank
  3. __howdy__

    __howdy__ Winger

    Wasn't that good
  4. Well thats a new one. I've had a couple of chili beers that were revolting, but fish?

  5. niknak_123

    niknak_123 Striker

    Had stouts made out of oysters before. Salty but quite nice.

    THeir Watermelon Dorado is bery nice
  6. __howdy__

    __howdy__ Winger

    I'm very open to trying new types of beers. I'm quite partial to sour fruit ales which definitely wouldn't be top of everyones list. This was just a random purchase because it had a fancy looking can.

    This was the offending beer btw.

    Last edited: May 14, 2019
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  7. Goat Eyes

    Goat Eyes Striker

    Imagine your breath after a night on them.
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  8. errant

    errant Striker

    Dedicated to the Craft? Sounds up it’s own area purely to see the look on peoples fishy faces...
  9. __howdy__

    __howdy__ Winger

    Appropriate avatar
  10. Longy

    Longy Striker

    Had the Durham Brewery Chilli Stout. Took a swig, went down, I could feel the heat come back up my throat then attack my eyes & nose :lol: Ended up with tears in my eyes. I’d actually buy it again for a laugh.
  11. dixonsafc

    dixonsafc Striker

    I had a craft beer in Spain once that was brewed with sea water, it fucking tasted like it as well. Rancid.
  12. Redandwhitedust

    Redandwhitedust Goalkeeper

    Actually made of Oysters?
    Oyster stout used to be a style of beer to be drank with Oysters, rather than made from them.

    That said, I wouldn't put it past anyone to make a beer out of anything these days
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  13. niknak_123

    niknak_123 Striker

    Brewed with them. Doubt I’d have known if I wasn’t told. This is one I’ve had

  14. Mickdundee

    Mickdundee Central Defender

    There’s a brewery in Colorado that makes a Rocky Mountain Oyster stout.
    Ballsy brew! How does bull testicle beer taste?
  15. sexymuffin

    sexymuffin Midfield

    They actually sell that one in Blacks Corner Boldon. It’s actually pretty decent in my opinion.
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  16. matt228

    matt228 Midfield Contributor

    In Germany you can get Rauchbier, which tastes like smoked ham. Very strange.
  17. Mickdundee

    Mickdundee Central Defender

    That would be a Gose - an old beer style that’s been brewed by the Germans for about 700 years and was specifically exempted from Reinheitsgebot due to its geographical and historical relevance.
    Last edited: May 15, 2019
  18. dixonsafc

    dixonsafc Striker

    Na, it wasn't a gose. Gose is more a specific style. Had loads of them when they became popular again a year or so ago.

    This was just a blonde/pale beer brewed with sea water. - RateBeer
  19. Strawbs were class

    Strawbs were class Full Back

    With you on that. Er Boqueron a lovely Spanish tipple
  20. Mickdundee

    Mickdundee Central Defender

    Sounds rank

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