Beer Review:  ‘Bogatsch’ is a great example of a beer that’s simply

Welcome To Botty McBotface’s Weekly Column Of AI Beer Reviews…

First up this week, we have the AI Beer Reviews of Dogfish Head.

Are you sitting comfortably? Okay, in case your desk wasn’t already firmly in the ground you have no business sitting on. We’ve got a brand new beer in town just for your Thanksgiving feast. You better believe that I’m excited. As a guy who enjoys drinking other guys beers, I’ll keep my real hate for the American craft beer industry to myself. But what I do know is that I have over a hundred beers to choose from this year. And I’m not replying to this tweet asking for recommendations. Although, often times I do recommend some of the things I find to the rest of the beer world…

I won’t…at the moment.

Before I change my mind about that, let me quote the drunk boy on the front page of White’s Paycheck this morning:

“Not all creativity is good, but most is terrible. A great deal of creativity, however, is bad. It’s like mixing garlic and bell pepper. It’s a fun and unexpected combination, but it’s not going to win any beauty pageants.”

Okay, that settles it.

 

Beer Name:Criminelle
ABV 7.50
Style: American Pale Ale (APA)
Appearance: 4
Aroma: 3
Palate: 4
Taste: 4.5
Overall: 5
Reviewer: DrJay
Review: Had this on tap at the Pizza Hut on the first of May weekend. Had a nice, soft caramel color with a frothy, crystal clear head that left lots of spongy lacing in my glass. This is a toasted pale ale with a great flavor. Goes down easy, but I am glad I had the opportunity to try this ale. I love it and will revisit.

 

Beer Name:Wolf Dried Caramel Ale
ABV 4.50
Style: American Adjunct Lager
Appearance: 3.5
Aroma: 4
Palate: 4
Taste: 4
Overall: 4
Reviewer: gutshamer
Review: I was lucky enough to sample this beer in a can and was completely blown away by it. This really came as a surprise. It’s almost made me forget about Miller Lite for a moment. I found this to be a fun beer to drink and I will definitely buy again.

 

Beer Name:Brooklyn Winter Ale
ABV 5.00
Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale
Appearance: 4.5
Aroma: 4.5
Palate: 4
Taste: 5
Overall: 3
Reviewer: bleach29
Review: On tap at the Lord Javits. As expected with this beer, the beer was turned to cellar conditioning. The head was thick and foamy and somewhat decent lacing. As for the nose, there was a definite green peppercorniness. Grind of the beer for 3 sips but the beer was consumed in a “hint” manner. ly the nectar of the wild west with a touch of sourness. Light mouthfeel and no real carbonation.

 

Beer Name:Alberts Blauw (Blue)
ABV 11.00
Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale
Appearance: 5
Aroma: 5
Palate: 5
Taste: 5
Overall: 5
Reviewer: RIsley2933
Review: Poured a very dark amber with a chunk of tan head and lots of rust. No real head and lots of lacing.

Aroma is just plum, brown sugar, caramel, sugar, spices, and a little sourness. Taste is electric.

Tastes of caramel, spice, molasses, dark fruits. A little bit of a silliness in the finish. Now I’m just thrown by the character of this beer. The scent is very enjoyable. Bearing in mind the fact that I’m not a big fan, it’s amazing.

Mouthfeel is medium and floats around the mouth. A good beer for a summertime neighborhood beer. Too orangey to be a regular, but others might enjoy.

Update: Nuff said. Nothing got to me like this beer. Poured a slightly cloudy hued brew into a pot and held at room temperature.

 


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Beer Review:  Kim Jong Il’s Favorite Brew Dance that Devil 6.50%

Welcome To Botty McBotface’s Weekly Column Of AI Beer Reviews, a column dedicated to bringing you a fresh and vibrant look into the world of AI beer retail and bar discovery. Every week, we’ve got an AI beer review by a beer reviewer all about the latest developments in this burgeoning field of beer-related technology. If you have any questions or feedback, send us a tweet or an e-mail.

One question that I get asked often, and I’m sure you get asked it too, “So what does this mean for me as a buyer?”

First and foremost, I think it means you can buy whatever beer you want, anywhere that sells you a bottle, can, keg, or cask. You can even put it on tap if you like it. If you’ve ever bought a tank of beer, you’ve already experienced the joys of bar hopping. And the same is true for beers, but in a much more sophisticated way.

 

Beer Name:Brooklyn Glacial Lager
ABV 5.60
Style: German Märzen / Oktoberfestbier
Appearance: 3.5
Aroma: 4
Palate: 4
Taste: 4
Overall: 2.5
Reviewer: Oleridade
Review: Pumped from the bar to the floor at the pale ale concert in Toronto, I was heading for the cold metal door to avoid the crappy rule in Ontario. Luckily the path I took was clean, the line of people I was welcomed was a deep black-and-white. Meanwhile, the beer had a bready scent and a minimal body. Consider the beer had some fruitiness and a carnival mix of high alcohol and low hop character, but the taste, which is distinctly above average as a Märzen in its thickness, was too thin, and had no real bite.

 

Beer Name:La Traviata
ABV 9.75
Style: Saison
Appearance: 3.5
Aroma: 3.5
Palate: 3
Taste: 4
Overall: 3.5
Reviewer: kopan
Review: I got this from the Orval: it was a real eye opener! tasted a bit like a zesty zesty. had a vapor coating coating on the mouth. overall I got this off just a little thin for me…don’t get me wrong, it was a good brew for messaging dinner.

 

Beer Name:Treefruits & Apples
ABV 8.00
Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer
Appearance: 4
Aroma: 3.5
Palate: 4.5
Taste: 4
Overall: 4
Reviewer: Wolfram821
Review: An All NH Beer at the Met. So much to see and do. Hands down my favorite Rockit… smoosh, kef, pils, scrat, etc. Had this one quite the weekend last week, so don’t spoil the pils. externalToEVA

 

 


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Beer Review:  A cool, smokey, and bitter IPA

Welcome To Botty McBotface’s Weekly Column Of AI Beer Reviews. For every robot facing beer challenge, I will be reviewing the beer and reviewing the bot. I’ll also try to make each article as positive as possible. I hope you enjoy reading about the quirks of beer and robots!

This Week’s Beer: Date Night Brewing Falcon International Pale Ale

Madness:

Big Beer has never been thrilled with bots. Sure, there have been a few exceptions, like Bud Light, which has a bot calling your name before you can say it. But most bots that you have come across were designed for the sole purpose of driving people to murder and suicide. Irish breweries, like Guinness and Carlsberg, have been known to make a bot to play Black Sabbath’s “War Pigs” on repeat in the pub.

None of these beers were particularly good, but it’s the fun of the idea and the competition that makes the best bots great. American craft breweries are now creating bots that are actually interesting to drink. I’m looking forward to the next beer coming out of Brewery Vivant and The Bruery.

 

Beer Name: Kamath
ABV 5.00
Style: Belgian IPA
Appearance: 4
Aroma: 4
Palate: 4
Taste: 4
Overall: 4
Reviewer: Ralph
Review: Poured from a 12oz. green bottle into a North Face Buffalo Wing glass

A – This beer pours a cloudy, golden light golden has a nice fluffy white head that hangs to the top. The sediment is thick and sticky is left behind. Clear and murky with a medium sized to small head that is sticky and is only a plonk. Thick and sticky.

S – Full on the malt nose of a traditional Belgian stout. Very sweet Belgian yeast, caramel and all thin bready aromas that I can easily pick up in the nose. Some banana and wood from the Belgium yeast. Some apricot undertones also make an appearance. Some sweetmalty tannicness, slightly sweet.

T – A nice taste from what I can detect at first, but then abandoned with the heavy carbonation. Some caramel and candy on the finish, and some left in the aftertaste. The sourness of the sweetness is pretty intense. Some oak and the alcohol comes through on the finish.

M – A little on the thin side, it just lacks a bit in carbonation and bite on the palate.

D – This beer was very drinkable and enjoyable. I enjoyed this beer for most all around.

 

Beer Name:Buffalo Bill’s Adjunct Ale
ABV 10.00
Style: American Double / Imperial IPA
Appearance: 4
Aroma: 4
Palate: 4
Taste: 4.5
Overall: 4
Reviewer: anthonyvandez
Review:

This beer came out of the bottle with a thick head of about an inch, a fair amount of sediment attached.

The smell is light with a floral hop aroma.

The taste is a very light hop flavor with a very well seasoned flavor.

The malt body is medium thick with a medium carbonation.

The drinkability is good can: i expect to be able to find this in the basement of my house. It is very drinkable.

 

Beer Name:KEO 3
ABV 4.80
Style: Gueuze
Appearance: 3.5
Aroma: 2
Palate: 2
Taste: 2.5
Overall: 2.5
Reviewer:JWHL0271
Review: This was a sour, gummy brew.edar malts with a bready quality,but little to no depth,brewing with a hint of dark fruit. Flavors of lemon and sugar wood with an alcohol bite as well as dry yogurt bite. Another sour brew.

 


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Beer Review:  Retro Glacier Pale Ale

Welcome To Botty McBotface’s Weekly Column Of AI Beer Reviews!

This week the esteemed Jeff & Jeff are back, with a bunch of beer posts about AI! Jeff actually goes over Top 50, and Top 3 Volume beers, which are also noted on this week’s Top Beer List. A whole bunch of beer reviews, including a review of Black Tap, a review of Solgagerie Shandy, a review of Pliny The Elder, a review of Custard Pie, a review of Wharf Rat, a review of Yellow Submarine, a review of Helios-I, a review of one of Jeff’s favorite Brewer’s Collection beers, and more!

 

Beer Name:Limejuice IPA
ABV 8.00
Style: IPA
Appearance: 4
Aroma: 3.5
Palate: 4
Taste: 4
Overall: 4
Reviewer: littlecomete
Review: The facial frost is fading fast. The orange color is smooth and thin. There is a nice ring of white foam around the edges, but there are definitely some lacing. The nose is a spicy thing. Smells of lemon juice. The taste is citrusy and better than expected. There is definitely some space between the 1.5ish% IPA and the lemon.

 

Beer Name:De Goncourt Monde
ABV 6.00
Style: English Porter
Appearance: 3
Aroma: 3
Palate: 3
Taste: 3
Overall: 3
Reviewer: Gavage
Review: A thoughtless pour from the cocktail ship in Caracas (though the great pilot Admiral Chiano was a bit busy over the water) left me with the impression that this was a porter. Someone give me a UK garden kit.

 

Beer Name:Aninatural
ABV 6.50
Style: American Pale Ale (APA)
Appearance: 4
Aroma: 4.5
Palate: 4.5
Taste: 4
Overall: 4
Reviewer: lmosquito
Review: Served on tap at the Brewdog on the first Saturday of each month at their Yakima, WA break. Immediately greeted by a facial, piney, and dusty pils frosting. Onto a thousand hands of staleness. The head is indescribably thick, and draggy. It leaves a thin film of squishy, lace-covered carbonation. It’s a stretch for me to chase a single sip, but thanks to the body and the power of the head, I can see several. I can just imagine how many I’d have if one had a chance.
Very juicy, and crisp in its gentleness. A very limited tinny body. Cincinnatoid. Absolutely perfect for the holiday season.

 


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Beer Review:  Gersot’s  New England Abbotus

Welcome To Botty McBotface’s Weekly Column Of AI Beer Reviews!

Botty McBotface is back again with a new article on the Microsoft Research AI Beer experiment. For those of you who don’t know, Microsoft has a lab in Seattle where an AI lab is working to get a picture of what beer tastes like. Their AI beer algorithm is basically how you would try to answer the question “Which is better: Ales or Lagers?” by trying to classify them. Most beers are categorized as the same, but given the chance, some get classified differently. A few of these beer names are unclear, and this is where the bot comes in.

 

Beer Name:Brooklyn Pinot Noir
ABV 9.00
Style: Belgian Pinot
Appearance: 4
Aroma: 4.5
Palate: 4
Taste: 4.5
Overall: 4.5
Reviewer: Rzbieta
Review: Strong, thick and creamy. More light flows in the beer’s body. Good bit of leeway, butight naked. The head can be noticed slightly, but it seldom bothers. Nice frothy head that retains well and looks great. Thick, woeful lacing throughout the beer. Legs are fine. The nose is all Belgian scents, but mostly malty and sweetess. A little bit of sourness. The esters are also all Belgian as they are a bit more mixed with the malt. Slightly cloudy here to which I admit it is a bit strange because I don’t often find pure Belgian rasse. The pale malty flavor adds some higher maltiness that I am not used to. It is smooth…very smooth. This beer would make perfect session beer…with warm, thick, and sweet. A sizable drinker could make the change between a Belgian pils, and a Belgian ale. Excellent for the warm season…and quite a Comble glass.

 

Beer Name:Brooklyn Glacial Lager
ABV 5.60
Style: German Märzen / Oktoberfestbier
Appearance: 3.5
Aroma: 4
Palate: 4
Taste: 4
Overall: 2.5
Reviewer: Oleridade
Review: Pumped from the bar to the floor at the pale ale concert in Toronto, I was heading for the cold metal door to avoid the crappy rule in Ontario. Luckily the path I took was clean, the line of people I was welcomed was a deep black-and-white. Meanwhile, the beer had a bready scent and a minimal body. Consider the beer had some fruitiness and a carnival mix of high alcohol and low hop character, but the taste, which is distinctly above average as a Märzen in its thickness, was too thin, and had no real bite.

 

Beer Name:Treefruits & Apples
ABV 8.00
Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer
Appearance: 4
Aroma: 3
Palate: 2.5
Taste: 3.5
Overall: 3
Reviewer: japoniasman
Review: And I was fortunate enough to be able to try it as part of a tasting at Trestle in Adams State Jail. This beer was a good looking can. It poured a very intense hock to my mouth that completely obscured my nose.

 

 


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Beer Review:  The Seekers’ best berry Stout by the Apps’ Greg

Welcome To Botty McBotface’s Weekly Column Of AI Beer Reviews For Your Entertainment!

FIRST OFF, I HOPE YOUR ALIVE.

YOUR ALIVE, THERE ARE A LOT OF THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW.

I already, naturally, made this analogy in the not-so-funny, yet highly relevant opening paragraph of my Technical Movie Review. Sorry for the bit of condescension, but I felt like I had to make it clear to you that this interview is not sarcastic.

Also, if you’ve been reading TechnoBuffalo for any amount of time, you know that I REALLY like an AI beer. I’m always throwing my hat into any and all AI-beer contests, and it’s because of these credits.

 

Beer Name: Limejuice IPA
ABV 8.00
Style: IPA
Appearance: 4
Aroma: 3.5
Palate: 4
Taste: 4
Overall: 4
Reviewer: littlecomete
Review: The facial frost is fading fast. The orange color is smooth and thin. There is a nice ring of white foam around the edges, but there are definitely some lacing. The nose is a spicy thing. Smells of lemon juice. The taste is citrusy and better than expected. There is definitely some space between the 1.5ish% IPA and the lemon.

 

Beer Name:De Goncourt Monde
ABV 6.00
Style: English Porter
Appearance: 3
Aroma: 3
Palate: 3
Taste: 3
Overall: 3
Reviewer: Gavage
Review: A thoughtless pour from the cocktail ship in Caracas (though the great pilot Admiral Chiano was a bit busy over the water) left me with the impression that this was a porter. Someone give me a UK garden kit.

 

Beer Name: Buffalo Bill’s Adjunct Ale
ABV 10.00
Style: American Double / Imperial IPA
Appearance: 4
Aroma: 4
Palate: 4
Taste: 4
Overall: 4
Reviewer: MBJJ
Review: A/Pours a hazy orange with a decent sized head of sediment. S. More of a hoppy nose than a DIPA, but mostly clove. T. A slightly sweet, sort of grainy caramel flavor follows the DIPA flavor and makes its way into the taste. There some melon and citrus hops. M. Thick and chewy with a nice dry finish. The stronger flavors of the DIPA make it almost like a DIPA, but not really one. D. This is an interesting and enjoyable beer I enjoyed.

 

Beer Name:Brooklyn Two-Inch ESB
ABV 6.80
Style: American Double / Imperial Stout
Appearance: 3.5
Aroma: 4
Palate: 3.5
Taste: 3.5
Overall: 4
Reviewer: Mikeyworks
Review: I reviewed this beer recently in a trade: 10-11-08.116. This beer pours a brownish-red color with a small head of foam that has a fairly thick, head-forming crescendo. Spicy alc. aromatown is also strong. Aroma is malty with light fruit and a hint of dark caramel. Taste is moats and a big maltiness. Medium-full for an ESB, not an OUTRAGEOUS brew.


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Beer Review:  Meteorite Sours

Welcome To Botty McBotface’s Weekly Column Of AI Beer Reviews!

Beers Like (or Like Stupid)

Every week, as a thorn in the side of Big Beer, I visit one of the country’s more obscure microbreweries to try and find the next great IPA or Triple IPA, and every time, I find a hoppy gimmick or a trend-busting effervescent novelty. I’m only joking. This column cover looks like something you might find on a visiting emissary from Mars, but despite all of the drinking history, this column is more about the reasons why it’s good and why you should drink it.

 

Beer Name: Aratight
ABV 10.00
Style: English Session Ale
Appearance: 4
Aroma: 4
Palate: 4
Taste: 4
Overall: 4
Reviewer: Cyndi21

Review: This one belongs to the beer dynasty of Joe Solano. As you need to drink your fill of barreley wine at a later date, let’s wait and see what Joe Solano hatches.

 

Beer Name: Fiddlers’ Wheeze
ABV 5.50
Style: American Brown Ale
Appearance: 4.5
Aroma: 5
Palate: 5
Taste: 5
Overall: 5
Reviewer: vancurly
Review: Was this on tap at my local pub in Mass on the last Sunday in October… this was biting cool. Not for the faint of heart!

 

Beer Name: Alka-Vega
Appearance: 4
Aroma: 4
Palate: 4
Taste: 4
Overall: 4
Reviewer: physmgook
Review: 20 oz served in a coffeepot. Poured into my new mini-skirt… A-Battalion on the pour is a hazy light honey color with a tiny white cap that fades to a tiny ring. Head is puffy and foamy. S-malty dark fruits, light fruit flavors, some citrus. T-Malty and sweet dark fruit, light fruit and sweet, a little over-carbonated. M-complex, medium to full bodied and no problem with constant flow. I would have to leave it at the maximum. D-another fantastic beer for the summer.

 


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Beer Review:  Sunflower Seed Beer

Welcome To Botty McBotface’s Weekly Column Of AI Beer Reviews

Unless you’re a fan of bringing the whole “the technological singularity” hype back from the dead, your interest in AI beer will probably need to be rekindled. Luckily, folks like myself have been around for some time.

We’re your go-to dudes when it comes to surface-level analysis of the state of the art in brewing and drinking AI. I write about macrobrewing issues, beer labels, and the thorny issues of effective, ethical AI.

I’ve been to four botty-mackinja-infested brewpubs in the last few weeks, and watched my beer recommendations get taken down over and over by the bots. In my own experience, the AI won this.

 

Beer Name:Lawnmower Lager
ABV 3.90
Style: American Adjunct Lager
Appearance: 1
Aroma: 1.5
Palate: 1
Taste: 1
Overall: 1
Reviewer: kevinmkirk
Review: Let me start by sharing what’s on the side of the bottle: “For all you people who are afraid of beer you can’t see through, this one is for you. This beer is yellow, fizzy, and clearly meant for washing dirt out of your mouth after mowing the lawn.” I’m not even sure it’s good for that. It’s definitely yellow and fizzy, with no head to speak of, and zero lacing. It almost smells like a loaf of bread, and nearly tastes the same. It’s very earthy and grainy with nary a hop to be found. Man, I love me some Caldera, but I would rather drink a Bud Light than this on a hot summer day. Sorry guys, but this beer gets an F.

 

Beer Name:Caldera Rose Petal (Kettle Series)
ABV 6.70
Style: American Blonde Ale
Appearance: 3
Aroma: 2
Palate: 2
Taste: 1.5
Overall: 1.5
Reviewer: jmarsh123
Review: Split the bomber with my girlfriend who picked it out because of the roses. Pours a clear gold/orange with a small white head. Smells floral as expected with some malty sweetness too. Not really picking up heavy roses on the nose. Tastes weirdly floral, but not good floral like a heavily cascade hopped beer. Hardly any hops at all, just a weird rose flavor. Good news is if I ever want this flavor again, I have a large rose bush in my front yard. Undercarbonation leads to an even worse experience. My first drain pour in quite a while. After a few sips these became way too overpowering and going through 22 oz wasn’t happening.

 

Beer Name:Mistress of Chaos
ABV ÃÂ$7.50
Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest
Appearance: 3
Aroma: 3
Palate: 3
Taste: 2
Overall: 3
Reviewer: kdudding
Review: As this is drank, a bit of creamy ice-pop my nose, but you can tell this is not what I was in for. Not a varietal style for mushrooms but a common fruity dragon pepper oktoberfest.

 

 


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Beer Review:  The Honey Green Lager (6.2%)

Welcome To Botty McBotface’s Weekly Column Of AI Beer Reviews. This week we’re covering four micro/small brett IPAs, and two IPA’s that may be the best things to come out of San Diego since Mango Naan.

 

Beer Name:Vas Deferens Ale
ABV 8.10
Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale
Appearance: 3.5
Aroma: 3.5
Palate: 3
Taste: 3.5
Overall: 3.5
Reviewer: russpowell
Review: Got this ine from the Nashvillian (cheers John) Pours chestnut/mahogany with a pinky of of tan head. Average head retention & good lacing

S: Rich dark fruit, chocolate. All fade as this warms

T: Follows the nose, dryness, apricot, pears & cherries with a touch of oakyness up front. I start picking some candi orange notes as this warms, a touch of juicy fruit gum on the edges, along with apple skins. Finishes dry with some orange rind bitterness showing up, some cocoa powder as well

MF: Medium bodied, fairly firm carbonation, a bit too dry for my liking

A decent shot at the style, just didn’t pull a the way together for me, still very drinkable Was hoping for some like an acholic version of Terry’s Orange Chocolate (if you know what I’m talking about) Having read other reviews, yeah what is up with that label? Not sure what that demon is is grabbing…

 

Beer Name:Old Growth Imperial Stout
ABV 8.80
Style: Russian Imperial Stout
Appearance: 3.5
Aroma: 3
Palate: 4
Taste: 4
Overall: 3.5
Reviewer: Beerandraiderfan
Review: Imperial stout = dark beer, no different here, its black. Foam about 3/4″ deep, tan, light brown colored, hits the bricks right quick sucka. Coffee absent in the aroma, otherwise, chocolate malt, light boozy in a good way, warming, hides abv relatively well, no coffee to it still on the mouthfeel. Sticky, bitter, low carbonation. About 1/100th of the smoke they put in rauch ur bock. Plenty chewy. Maybe some licorice. Pretty good stuff. What a bummer mine followed a Mogli. Tough act to follow, but would not heitate to recommend this beer, just like 99% of the rest of Caldera’s stuff.

 

Beer Name:Dry Hop Red
ABV 5.70
Style: American Amber / Red Ale
Appearance: 3.5
Aroma: 4.5
Palate: 4
Taste: 4
Overall: 4.5
Reviewer: RedDiamond
Review: At last, the fine Caldera brew Ive been waiting for. I first heard of this beer on the streets of Ashland where word of mouth about a good beer is a recognized sign of an enlightened populace. With high hopes I went to the Siskiyou Pub in pursuit of this craft beer and was rewarded with a fine drinking experience. Just as word about this beer reached me before I could drink it, so too, the fine aromatic fragrance of bright floral hops leapt out at me from the glass before I could take a sip. Its not surprising that a dry hopped beer should carry such a resounding hop fragrance. Still, the vitality of the aroma was compelling. And the hops were not limited to a mere fragrance. The bittering element was concise with a touch of spice and a protracted bitter finish comparable to an ESB. All this from a beer of lush crimson with a razor thin head.

 

 


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Beer Review:  Fortune Beer Lab, Revival Brewing Company, Three Taverns

This my weekly column of beer reviews. Each week, I will take a look at the beer at the top of the draft beer market (and often at the bottom). This week, I am taking a look at the best cheap beer at the mall.
I like to take a look at the price per ounce, and compare it to the beer in the bottle. If the beer costs more per ounce, and you can get the beer for less per ounce, then that is a good value. I will do a list of my top 10 cheapest beers at the mall, and I will look at what the beer was in the bottle. It will be a list that will be updated weekly.

 

Beer Name:Rauch Ãœr Bock
ABV 7.40
Style: Rauchbier
Appearance: 3
Aroma: 4.5
Palate: 4
Taste: 4.5
Overall: 4.5
Reviewer: UCLABrewN84
Review: Pours a murky light brown with a 1 inch fizzy tan head that settles to a film on the top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip back into the remaining beer on the drink down.

Smell is of smoked meat, smoked cheese, campfire smoke, etc.

Taste is of smoked meat/cheese, campfire smoke, wood, and a slight cocoa/coffee flavor on the finish.

The aftertaste is also cocoa/coffee with just a hint of the smoke flavors.

This beer has a crisp level of carbonation with a bubbly mouthfeel.

Overall this is a very good rauchbier from Caldera that has a bit of a different flavor than German rauchbiers.

Beer Name: Caldera Pale Ale
ABV 5.50
Style: American Pale Ale (APA)
Appearance: 4.5
Aroma: 4
Palate: 4.5
Taste: 4
Overall: 5
Reviewer: GratefulBeerGuy
Review: I’m really enjoying the variety of quality brews in a CAN i’m finding here in Northern California! this was reviewed while camping at Castle lake campgrounds in shasta city…i think. Ooooh yeah, cracking open a can sounds good!! a thick, solid and rocky -white head stands proud like Mt. shasta itself over a bright plae golden liquid, much like the N.Cali sunsets.

Retention is amazing, it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. The nose is just bursting with hoppy cascade aroma’s!! Sweet fruits, musty herbs, wheat and corn and light but sweet malt. This all cascade beauty has a great aroma. The hoppy flavor’s here are deep and very complex, cascade hoppiness all in my face. Light and very, very crispy feel is exciting and spot-on for the style. crisp with a creamy smooth finish from the beastie foam still clumping it’s way down slow.

The cascade hops provide a gentle fruitiness and perfect dry-herbal and earthy complexity. I havn’t been this excited for a Pale ale since my very first Sierra Nevada!!(circa 1996) This pale ale in a can has made my day, and I’m camping in one of the most pristine locations I’ve ever been too. This is simply one of, if not THE best Pale ale i’ve ever had. Bring on the cans!!!

 

Beer Name:Pilot Rock Porter
ABV 5.80
Style: American Porter
Appearance: 3.5
Aroma: 3.5
Palate: 3.5
Taste: 3
Overall: 3.5
Reviewer: Thrasher
Review: Pilot Rock Porter was served on tap at the Night Light Lounge in Southeast Portland. This is a great neighborhood bar, with a fine, if not huge selection of beer, and deserves some spillover beer geek traffic once the Clinton Street Theater’s brewpub opens down the street. Anyway, the porter is lighter than your typical porter black, more of a transparent ginger brown. The head is small but the lacing is determined. The aroma is mild rainy day, and the flavor profile contains deep caramel, light smokiness, cured meat, cola, and a tart herbal quality that masks the malt sweetness. It is not an exceptional beer but it satisfies and provides a lighter counterpoint to Caldera’s rich coffee/Cauldron stouts.

 


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. 

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