An unfairly pejorative term for a connoisseur of beer. Understands that not all beers are pale, tasteless lagers.
: "Give me a Bud"
: "Give me a glass of Hoegaarden, don't forget the lemon"
ACTUAL Beer Snob: "What kind of mass-produced shit is that? I'll take a Rochefort 10, bottle conditioned for no less than 4 years, and make sure you bring it with the appropriate Trappist glassware. Many thanks"
Somebody who's pretentious enough to think that drinking Hoegaarden, Stella Artois, or Guinness, means they appreciate the fine craft of brewing. Often includes Americans who exclusively drink OTHER countries' mass-produced beers while neglecting to notice their own world-class microbreweries.
Beer Snoob: "Oh god... Nick only brought Coors for the party. Now I'm going to have to go out and pick up a six of Stella Light."
Somebody who pretends to like the taste of the discount urine they're drinking in order to justify getting drunk as cheaply as possible.
Cashier: "Is that a case of Coors Light I should be ringing up for you?"
Beer Noob: "Does the nametag on my janitor uniform say Bill Gates or something? Natty Ice