US - Northwest Tacoma's Dystopian State Brewing takes criticism well...

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  1. Podunkparte

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    One online review says it's the first beer he's had to spit back into the glass. Pretty tame as far as internet dislike goes, right?

    Well here's the owner's reply:

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    And his wife/gf co-owner takes criticism well also:

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    Let's just say they're in full backpedal apology mode right now. Gonna have to go with too little, too late on that one.

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  2. Gaseous Clay

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    Welp, maybe 2019 will be their year.
     
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  3. Snarf

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    I mean they are dystopian, right?
     
  4. Podunkparte

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  5. oldp0rt

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    I don't know if you checked out their stuff on untappd but there are a lot of bashing reviews since hah.
     
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    Welp, I went there for the first time just a few days ago; won't be back. (Beers were fine, service was great, space was cool–but nope.)
     
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    Was just coming by here to see if anyone had posted anything about them before I threw up a post in Random Beer Thoughts. Good friend lives in South Seattle (near the airport). She posted the same screenshots as Podunkparte, in addition to the five-star Yelp review the owner gave himself (this is one of the many reasons I can't stand Yelp, btw, but that's for another day):

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    DROP YOUR PRETENSES!

    And here's the lame-ass apology, to which I responded, "Really screwed up is a bit of an understatement, don't you think?"

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    Gus seems like a real standup dude for not telling them to fuck off, as I would have done.

    Social media's gonna social media bash, but I'd hope everyone follows their words and just doesn't support. I've no time to drink bigoted swill when there's Holy Mountain, Fremont, Cloudburst, etc around.

    BICYCLE INSTITUTES
     
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    I don’t see this going well...
     
  10. raginasian238

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    The owner of the brewery finally made an apology post on Facebook after getting called out.

    And his argument? "But I have gay friends..."

    Yep. Total tool.
     
  11. Jb123

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    Just looked at his first few posts on IG. He is a tool even before this. Ppl are ripping him apart. I’d like to follow to see how long his setup lasts.

    He has only been open since November 2016....
     
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    Yeah. This is obviously not the first time I (or anyone else, likely) has seen a brewery been torn apart for arguing and being combative with customers. (Bent Kettle comes to mind, and they are now closed.)

    This is the first time, though, I have seen blatant homophobia and these kinds of threats, not just from him but from whoever his lady friend is.

    But maybe I'm overreacting... remember, he has gay friends and she's been super apologetic, so they can't be bad people. :rolleyes: And... they're gonna be fine.

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    *upset *mad
     
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    Dear lord
     
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    Tacoma is the Florida of the PNW. Or is that Medford.
     
  15. FTowne

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    Who's going to start the Dystopian State AMA thread?
     
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    "Come on man ... say something. I'll fuck your shit up."

    Dude should have simply responded "u mad bro" to the dickhead brewer and then put him on ignore. What a piece of shit this guy is.
     
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    Also, I'm reading the comments on the Facebook page now, and Bellefonte Brewing Co. made a comment that said, "You should have learned from our mistake when you had the chance."

    Anyone have any background info on this?
     
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    Seems like Dystopian learned their lesson lulz.

    Dystopian State Oh Matthew, this is so so sad that we offended you. It really breaks my heart.

    which was in reply to this...

    As a gay man, your comments were disgusting. I will encourage anyone with an ounce of love in them to skip your hatred fueled institution. Fuck you
     
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    I went to Dystopian State a few months ago. Beer was fine, space was really nice, but when I'm in Tacoma I tend to just go to E9.

    These guys totally fucked up any chance to recover from this. They've quintupled down at this point.

    Tacoma isn't even close. I'd say Idaho is the Florida of the PNW.
     
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