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Old 05-03-2012, 07:04 PM   #1
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Well, on my way home I don't pass any liquor stores. ( in Maryland we have one stop liquor stores. We can't buy anything in the grocery store or anything like that.(FYI)). So I thought I would ask my wife to pick me something up.

I told her to pick up a high abv IPA. Something that is very hoppy if possible.

She came home with a beer from Dominion brewing company. "HopMountain". I guess she just assumed it would be very hoppy because of the label. Well.....when I read the label I realized it was a pale ale. And it was more malty then hoppy. It should be called MaltMountain......

Not a bad thing! Just not what I was in the mood for. Also I wasn't really a fan. That may have been because I wanted an ipa.

Anyone ever deceived by a beer label?
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:12 PM   #2
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:15 PM   #3
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red dog.
icehouse.
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:16 PM   #4
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Mississippi Mud

Brown jug, described as thick and black.......brown and OK. Not a bad beer, but thick and black? Neither.

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red dog.
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Not sure what you expected, lol. A red dog in a can?

 
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:20 PM   #5
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Mississippi Mud

Brown jug, described as thick and black.......brown and OK. Not a bad beer, but thick and black? Neither.
Ah man, I look at that every time I go to Trader Joe's. The jug is awesome, I had hoped the contents were equally as awesome.

 
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:25 PM   #6
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Ah man, I look at that every time I go to Trader Joe's. The jug is awesome, I had hoped the contents were equally as awesome.
The contents leave a lot to be desired. The jug is nice. Unfortunately, the screw top neck isn't compatible with growler tops.

 
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:32 PM   #7
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Genuine Draft?

Milwaukee's Best?
On that note: "High Life! the Champagne of beers!"
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:34 PM   #8
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:37 PM   #9
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Anyone ever deceived by a beer label?
Miller: Triple hopped
Pabst: Never won a blue ribbon

Seriously...
I had a Terrapin Hopsexecutioner and I think it was also more of a pale ale than IPA.
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Old 05-03-2012, 07:38 PM   #10
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My favorite thing about Mississippi Mud is that the cap can replace the cap on a Carlo Rossi jug.

Bud Dry apparently actually had wet beer in the bottle. BMC marketing lies again.
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