I hate beer
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Molly Snyder may be a "disgrace to Milwaukee" but even she admits I take the cake on this one – I hate beer.
Always have, and presumably, always will.
Why? Three words – unexpected Old Style.
It ruined beer forever for me, though judging by the hangovers of those I drive around, I'm not missing much.
Here's the story:
As a kid, junior high aged (maybe younger), we had the "garage fridge" that housed the extra gallon of milk, pop and of course, beer. The garage fridge had a certain order – extra milk and juice top shelf, beer bottom shelf, soda on the door.
On a hot summer day me and my buddies were playing basketball in the yard and I needed some cool refreshment – so I opened the garage fridge and blindly reached for a can on the door. I assume I was talking trash to someone because I never actually looked at what I taking – or opening – or taking a huge swig of – until the most awful taste I could ever imagine washed down my throat.
Ever since then, every beer I've ever tasted takes me back to that moment. And trust me, I've tried – everything from Miller Lite to Spotted Cow to assorted Leinenkugel's to Guinness.
All of it tastes like liquid garbage.
Now I tend to avoid it altogether. I'll occasionally try one if it's strongly recommended, but I've sort of moved to the point that I expect awfulness, so that's what I taste.
So, don't worry Molly – I'll trade you a brat for any beer, ever.
was this article written by a little kid? Maybe the article should've been called "Beer is Icky." Seriously, you need to grow up a bit. Get out. Try stuff. And no, Miller Lite and various Leinie's does NOT count. There's a 1,000 places in Milwaukee that you can try an assortment. Don't be so closed minded. Try, before you write a blog that could be mistaken for a 12 year old trying his dad's beer for the first time. Can't wait for Food Month when you have an article called, "Onions are Gross."
Can't give up after drinking nasty Old Style. Drink some real beer and it'll change your mind. I started off with cider beers and slowly progressed from there. Can't beat ANY beer by Sprecher!
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