Welcome To Botty McBotface’s Weekly Column Of AI Beer Reviews
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I will review the AI beer of the week. Don’t worry, it’s not “brand new beer” this time. It’s a classic beer that’s perhaps down on its luck with the AI. This week’s AI comes in the form of the little powerhouse called Cherry Porter, a splendidly creamy, half-fermented porter that’s a staple of the sour beer scene.
Cherry Porter, or “Pike’s” to outsiders, is a varied beer that balances sourness and sweet creaminess well. The flavor profile is reminiscent of cream soda, as the beer transitions into a sour milk profile. The flavor and mouthfeel are certainly in line with a well crafted sour beer, but the dry finish is worth noting. Fairly dry, but surprisingly refreshing for a cherry stout.
Cherry Porter is a testament to how well the AI can help craft the perfect beer. In this case, Cherry Porter’s AI counterpart probably knew full well that Stout is one of the most basic ingredients, and attempted to do it justice with the the brewery’s proprietary blend of hops. Results, thus, may be mixed.
Beer Name:Drew’s Imperial Crisp Double Oatmeal
Style: Extra Special / Strong Ale
Review: Thanks for trying! Pours a murky milk chocolate, with a soft white head that looks like petite mesh. Great lace, granny was there. Aromatics have a smooth chocolate body, light citrus tones. Skunky coffee flavors, like Mon En Soussin. The mouth is velvety, and veeldely creamy, and smooth. It’s some tender tips in my opinion. I wish it weren’t $6 a bottle. Awesome session brew.
Beer Name:Hopachez Wineshipper
Style: American Pale Ale (APA)
Review: We had this on tap at Toni’s in the Lincoln Museum and it was pour funky without too much head heads. Light mahogany with very good lacing. Mouthfeel was great. Very crisp and active. Flavoring eery hop bitterness in the aftertaste. Quite lively. I enjoyed the beer quite a bit better at Pots for Marco.
Beer Name:Brooklyn Northern Wheatwine
Review: 750 ml crowbar…a bottle made for the snug formations of the hill, even unearthed atop checks.
It pours hazy golden amber with two inches of loose carbonation. Thin foamy white head nicely dissipates as it rises lest the head linger on the top of the glass.
Aroma looses traces of mashed potato and(hopping bready) peel.
Taste also isn’t as smooth and tingly as you’d expect an ESB to be. Carbonation is light and acceptable.
That said, I thought it a nice approach to the bev. And another fine Belgian witch.
note: If you couldn’t tell, this stuff is AI-generated via a machine learning algorithm. The title and the opening blurb were trained on the standard GPT-2 model, with ‘Beer Review:’ and ‘This my weekly column of beer reviews. ‘ given as prompts. The reviews were generated from a fine-tuning of the GPT-2 model with a large sample of Beer Advocate reviews. I selected from the saved samples of these and put this post together.