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Beer Review (Issue 26)

Judging Process
Our reviews are conducted in a single-blind tasting format. This method provides the best opportunity to rely on facts and to avoid favoritism, ensuring a level playing field for all brewers. It serves both the industry and the consumer to have unbiased and objective scores from qualified experts. To best implement this approach, the Judges Review is open to those with established experience as a Master Cicerone® from the Cicerone® Certification Program or as a judge that has accomplished the rank of National or higher from the Beer Judge Certification Program. In the single-blind tasting format, judges are presented with a chilled, properly poured beer and given its style category. Scoring is then done on the following basis using a 100-point scale:

Score Breakdown:
100 to 96: World Class 
 You need this beer in your life.
95 to 91: Exceptional  Don’t hesitate.
90 to 86: Very Good  A brew to savor.
85 to 75: Average – Somewhat unimpressive.
74 and below: Not Recommended  Just walk away.


World Class (100 to 96)


99
by Dan Preston
King JJJuliusss
Tree House Brewing Co.

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97
by Jason Johnson
Bouket
De Proef Brouwerij & Trillium Brewing Co.

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97
by Jason Johnson
Alexander
Brouwerij Rodenbach

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97
by Michael Heniff
Stone Farking Wheaton W00tstout
Stone Brewing Co.

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96

by Owen Ogletree
30th Anniversary Keller Pils
Summit Brewing Co.

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96
by Tracy Hensley
Expletus
Avery Brewing Co.

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96
by Jason Johnson
Vintage 2013
Brouwerij Rodenbach

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96
by Mike Castagno
Rare Trait
Cerebral Brewing

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Exceptional (95 to 91)


95
by Nelson Crowle
Apex
Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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95
by Michael Heniff
Ground Control
Ninkasi Brewing Co.

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95
by Dan Preston
Alter Ego
Tree House Brewing Co.

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95
by Rodney Tillinghast
The Discreet Charm of the Framboisie
Brooklyn Brewery

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95
by Rodney Tillinghast
On Fleek
Stillwater Artisanal & Casita Cerveceria

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Exceptional (95 to 91)


94
by Michael Heniff
Ozark Double IPA
Ozark Beer Co.

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94
by Jim Koebel
Shower Beer
Champion Brewing Co.

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94
by Mike Castagno
Austin Amber
Independence Brewing Co.

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94
by Sandy Cockerham
The Keel
Cape May Brewing Co.

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94
by Tracy Hensley
TW Pitchers Radler
TW Pitchers Brewing Co.

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94
by Rodney Tillinghast
Westbrook Gose
Westbrook Brewing Co.

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Exceptional (95 to 91)


93
by Rick Franckhauser
Hi-Dilly-Ho
Short's Brewing Co.

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93
by Jason Johnson
Grand Teton Gose
Grand Teton Brewing Co.

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93
by Richard Wong
Space Needle Golden IPA
The Pike Brewing Co.

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93
by Michael Heniff
Park
Fort Point Beer Co.

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93
by Rodney Tillinghast
Stillwater is Nothing Big Bunny is Everything
Stillwater Artisanal & Arizona Wilderness Brewing Co.

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93
by Nelson Crowle
Blah Blah Blah IPA
21st Amendment Brewery

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93
by Rodney Tillinghast
Lil' Heaven
Two Roads Brewing Co.

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