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August 3, 2009

Beer Me!

beer bellyA couple days ago, Former Roommate Patchen sent me a link to this massive list of suds, courtesy of a Web site called Beer Me!.

The list has almost 25,000 beers, from almost 11,000 breweries. The cool part is, you can sort them by brewery, beer, style, location and score.

According to the list, "20" is a perfect score. 

If you sort by score, the worst beers aren't even scored -- the merciful folks behind the site seem to have stopped scoring any beer below a "3".

Patchen had a good idea:

for a fun exercise, sort by score, then use your computer's find command to find the maryland beers.  Some interesting ones come up high.

The list is also a good resource if you're looking for brews from a specific region.

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 7:54 AM | | Comments (5)
Categories: Bars & Clubs


I don't see Natty Boh anywhere. This list is irrelevant.

Beer Advocate has a much more complete database of beers and reviews.

/beer nerd

Also, they have Budweiser (17) rated higher than Dogfish Head 90 minute IPA (16).


Oh snap -- happy drinker rob just weighed in on the subject

x2 on the beeradvocate list

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