“I like ketchup, I like milk. You put ketchup in milk? I don’t like it.” – Nathan Trate
That was the first quote that popped into my head when I saw a four pack of Wells Banana Bread Beer in the fridge at my local liquor store.
I do have a rule, however, that I will try anything that’s an actual food. By that I mean, if some group of people somewhere actually eats something, I’ll give it a try. If you just give me some random piece of crap, I’ll pass. It’s like “Survivor.” They may eat gross things, but they’re gross things that are eaten by people who live in that area. Maybe that’s why I like the show so much.
Note: That’s a lie, the reason I like “Survivor” so much is because I’m convinced I could win. I get along with most people, have a knack for strategy, and am not afraid to get my hands dirty. Watch your back, Richard Hatch.
So, it was with my rule in mind that I decided pick up the four pack. I fully intended to hate the beer, but figured it would make an interesting blog.
But, a funny thing happened on the way to my scathing review…it wasn’t that bad. The flavors go together far more smoothly than I had anticipated.
That being said, just because the flavors can go together, doesn’t mean they should. It’s like the movie “The A-Team.” You assume it’s going to be awful, but it turns out OK. But that doesn’t mean you should run around recommending it.
If you have the urge to try Wells Banana Bread Beer, I’d advise you to get a handful of banana Runts and drop them in a regular beer. You’ll probably get a similar flavor.
Or better yet, swing by my place. I have three bottles I probably won’t be drinking.