My Year In Beer, 2018


alex_leit Premium
Minsk, Belarus
2032 beer reviews in 2018 from 546 breweries
250 breweries were tried for the first time, 24 of which opened in 2018.
Places reviewed 54 Place check-ins 33
Average rating given: 3.32
Average score of what I rated: 3.32



Beer Styles


Style GroupAvgCount
Anglo-American Ales 3.43
665
Stout and Porter 3.68
399
Lagers 2.52
245
Other * 3.06
174
Lambic and Sour Ale 3.52
162
Wheat Beer 3.08
140
Belgian-Style Ales 3.45
130
Belgian-Style Ales 3.52
70
Cider and Perry 2.65
24
Mead 3.38
23
* Specialty Grain, Spice/Herb/Vegetable, Smoked, Sahti/Gotlandsdricke/Koduõlu, Traditional Ale, Fruit Beer/Radler


Top Rated in 2018

NameMy Score
1Lost Abbey Deliverance4.7
2Lervig Barley Wine 2017 BA Bourbon4.7
3Oppigårds / Närke Thurbo Kaggen Stormaktsporter4.6
4Struise Cuvée Delphine4.6
5Lehe Singularity4.6
6De Molen Weer & Wind (2016)4.6
7To Øl Jule Mælk Cognac Edition4.6
8Boon Oude Geuze VAT 1104.6
9Westvleteren Extra 84.6
10Brewlok Ahmatova4.6
11Midnight Project ERIS vs Naga4.6
12Põhjala Cellar Series - Cowboy Breakfast4.5
13Boon Oude Geuze VAT 1084.5
14Boon Oude Geuze VAT 914.5
15Põhjala Cellar Series - Sajand4.5
16Evil Twin / Westbrook Imperial Mexican Biscotti Cake Break4.5
17Evil Twin The Mini Dingo4.5
18Thomas Hardy The Historical Ale 2016 (Hine Cognac)4.5
19De Molen Tsarina Esra Bowmore4.5
20De Molen Tsarina Esra Woodford Reserve BA4.5
21Hoppin' Frog Rocky Mountain DORIS4.5
22Bottle Share Strana Lentyaev BA Pinot Noir (2018)4.5
23Bottle Share Empressive BA Bourbon (2018)4.5
24Hoppin' Frog Rocky Mountain BORIS4.4
25De Molen Hemel & Aarde (Bowmore BA)4.4
26De Molen Sally & Swain4.4
27De Molen Hutje & Mutje Woodford Reserve Barrel Aged4.4
28Kees Barrel Project 17.03 4.4
29Prairie Paradise4.4
30AleSmith Private Stock Ale4.4
31De Molen Verdeel & Heers 4.4
32Evil Twin Michigan Maple Jesus4.4
33Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break4.4
34Boon Oude Geuze VAT 924.4
35De Dochter van de Korenaar L'Ensemble di Montalcino4.4
36Omnipollo Selassie4.4
37Salden's Russian Imperial Stout Aged In Scotch Whisky Barrels Batch #54.4
38Brewlok Bunin4.4
39Zagovor Systems Overload4.4
40Brewlok Bunin Tom 2 (Bourbon BA)4.3
41La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch #244.3
42Zagovor Stop'N'Go - DDH+Lupulin Powder4.3
43Harviestoun Ola Dubh (16 Year Old)4.3
44AleSmith Speedway Stout - Thai4.3
45Firestone Walker 21 (XXI Twenty-One Anniversary Ale)4.3
46De Molen / Piwoteka Łódź i Młyn (Mill & Wherry) Sherry Barrel Aged4.3
47To Øl Kaffe & Mælk4.3
48To Øl Pineapple Express BA (29 KT)4.3
49Kees Barrel Project 17.074.3
50Laugar Lisergic Strong Beer Oloroso Barrels (12 Months)4.3


Top Rated Breweries

(minimum 3 ratings)LocationCountAverage Rating
Brouwerij F. BoonBelgium5
4.44
Evil Twin BrewingNew York6
4.28
Borg BrugghúsIceland5
4.06
PõhjalaEstonia11
4.05
Midnight ProjectBelarus14
4.04
Lehe PruulikodaEstonia3
4.03
Brouwerij KeesNetherlands13
4.02
Prairie Artisan AlesOklahoma5
4
JopenNetherlands4
4
Lervig AktiebryggeriNorway3
3.97
Salden's BreweryRussia12
3.96
Bottle ShareRussia23
3.95
Brouwerij De Molen (Swinkels Family Brewers)Netherlands32
3.94
Amager BryghusDenmark5
3.92
BuxtonDerbyshire8
3.9
Sori BrewingEstonia6
3.87
Laugar BrewerySpain5
3.86
OmnipolloSweden5
3.86
Edge Brewing BarcelonaSpain3
3.83
BRUSDenmark3
3.8
AF BrewRussia21
3.78
DruzyaBelarus4
3.78
TankerEstonia5
3.76
Zagovor BreweryRussia44
3.76
To ØlDenmark41
3.73


Countries

CountryAvg  Count
Russia  3.4
 690
Belarus  3.13
 329
Poland  3.25
 231
Belgium  3.55
 80
Netherlands  3.66
 80
Denmark  3.67
 75
Estonia  3.52
 58
Lithuania  2.65
 51
England  3.51
 50
United States  3.8
 46
Greece  2.73
 38
Scotland  3.35
 34
Germany  2.94
 30
Sweden  3.66
 30
Ukraine  2.45
 28
Czech Republic  3.11
 27
Norway  3.57
 17
Spain  3.56
 17
Thailand  3.13
 16
Italy  3.41
 14
Ireland  3.21
 13
Finland  2.96
 9
France  2.52
 9
Slovak Republic  3.04
 9
Austria  2.8
 7
Bulgaria  3.06
 7
Iceland  3.97
 6
Latvia  3.03
 4
Japan  3.27
 3
Myanmar  3.13
 3
Romania  3.7
 3
Georgia  3.35
 2
Hungary  3.2
 2
Portugal  3.05
 2
Australia  3.9
 1
Cambodia  3
 1
Canada  4
 1
Cape Verde Islands  2.2
 1
China  3.3
 1
Jordan  2.9
 1
Moldova  3.3
 1
Nepal  3
 1
Panama  3.5
 1
Serbia  3.5
 1
South Africa  2.4
 1
Taiwan  1.6
 1


Rating Score

ABV

Monthly

Score vs. ABV

Number of days in 2018 rating at least one beer 172