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Old 01-17-2011, 12:41 AM   #1
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what makes this beer taste pretty bad out of bottle but really good from the tap?

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Old 01-17-2011, 02:10 AM   #2
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Probably old bottles.

I had had both, and they are very close to each other. Make sure where you buy the bottles from goes through the beer quickly. That's the most likely cause.

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Old 01-17-2011, 12:48 PM   #3
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I think the bottles are ok, but make sure you get it fresh, like any IPA. And yes, the tap has always been better IMO though.
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Old 01-18-2011, 12:13 AM   #4
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They also had an infection issue last year. I would hope that you wouldnt be buying 8+ month old IPA but its a possibility:
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