My 2015 in Beer: cgarvieuk
cgarvieuk Premium
Edinburgh, Scotland
3560 beer reviews in 2015 from 1036 breweries
63 of which opened in 2015.
Places reviewed 62 Place check-ins 2
Average rating given: 3.4
Average score of what I rated: 3.4


Beer Styles


StyleAvgCount
India Pale Ale (IPA) 3.37
337
Golden Ale/Blond Ale 3.28
271
American Pale Ale 3.37
244
Imperial Stout 3.86
240
Saison 3.49
173
Stout 3.6
139
Sour/Wild Ale 3.38
137
Bitter 3.2
129
Porter 3.54
125
Amber Ale 3.25
95
Imperial IPA 3.44
89
Black IPA 3.6
83
Session IPA 3.34
80
Spice/Herb/Vegetable 3.46
80
Barley Wine 3.42
79
Style GroupAvgCount
Anglo-American Ales 3.34
1595
Stout and Porter 3.7
698
Belgian-Style Ales 3.41
321
Lambic and Sour Ale 3.34
252
Other * 3.38
225
Lagers 2.96
174
Wheat Beer 3.37
154
Cider and Perry 3.39
74
Mead 3.45
38
Sake 3.36
28
* Specialty Grain, Spice/Herb/Vegetable, Smoked, Sahti/Gotlandsdricke/Koduőlu, Traditional Ale, Fruit Beer/Radler

Top Rated in 2015

NameMy Score
1Magic Rock Bourbon Barrel Bearded Lady Dessert Edition4.6
2Cellarmaker Imperial Coffee and Cigarettes4.6
3Beavertown / Prairie Artisanal Ales / Caravan Coffee Barrel Aged ’Spresso4.4
4Magic Rock Bourbon Barrel Bearded Lady4.4
5Loch Lomond Jaffa the Hutt4.4
6Founders Backstage Series #11: Big Lushious4.4
7Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas4.4
8Struise CapSoul4.4
9Fyne Ales / De Molen Mills and Hills4.4
10Nřgne Ř Quadrupel (Red Wine Barrel Edition)4.4
11Pipeworks Coffee Break Abduction Imperial Stout4.4
12AleSmith Speedway Stout - Hawaiian4.3
13Prairie Apple Brandy Barrel Noir4.3
14East London Quadrant4.3
15Tempest Double Shuck4.3
16Emelisse White Label Imperial Russian Stout (Calvados BA)4.3
17Stone Liberty Station Stone Cold Fox4.3
18Pipeworks Game of Jones4.3
19Mad Hatter Tzatziki Sour4.3
20Hawkshead / Crooked Stave Key Lime Tau4.3
21Beavertown / Bellwoods BA Moose Fang4.3
22Omnipollo / Prairie Omniprairie aka Abundantia Milk Choc. Caramel Stout4.3
23Cascade Diesel Imperial Stout4.3
24Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Aquavit Barrel Aged)4.3
25Bell’s 30th Anniversary Ale - Imperial Stout4.3
26Stewart Oak Aged Elysium (Single Barrel Glenrothes 1995 Edition)4.3
27Alechemy Unfinished Impathy4.3
28Northern Monk Festive Star Spiced Mocha Porter4.3
29Perennial Abraxas4.3
30Aardwolf Early Bird Special - Whiskey Barrel Aged4.3
31Pőhjala Pime Öö4.3
32Mikkeller BA Beer Geek Brunch Weasel / X Imperial Stout Chili blend Rum Ed.4.3
33Edge Brewing / Lervig Pure Decadence Imperial Stout4.3
34Superstition Safeword4.3
357venth Sun Do You Even Sudachi Bro?4.3
36Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break Natale Pretty Please With A Cherry On Top4.3
37Prairie Christmas Bomb!4.3
38De Molen Bommen & Granaten (Pedro Ximenez BA) 4.3
39De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis Bruichladdich BA4.3
40Lagunitas Sucks with Ancho & Pulla Chillis4.2
41Goose Island King Henry4.2
42Galway Bay Two Hundred Fathoms (2015)4.2
43Stewart Craft Beer Kitchen Heart of Tartness4.2
44Campervan Mutiny on the Bounty4.2
45Warpigs Smoldering Holes BA Rum4.2
46B. Nektar There Will B. Blood Orange4.2
47Surly Darkness 2014 - Bottled4.2
48Cellarmaker Mad Nibs4.2
4918th Street Imperial Blud4.2
50Siren / Arizona Wilderness / Mother Kelly’s Mum’s the Word4.2


Top Rated Breweries

(minimum 3 ratings)LocationCountAverage Rating
Perennial Artisan AlesMissouri3
4.23
Pipeworks Brewing CompanyIllinois4
4.22
Hill Farmstead BreweryVermont4
3.9
PőhjalaEstonia5
3.88
Avery Brewing CompanyColorado5
3.86
AleSmith Brewing CompanyCalifornia5
3.86
Old ChimneysSuffolk4
3.85
Prairie Artisan AlesOklahoma15
3.81
Jackie O’s Pub & BreweryOhio7
3.79
HawksheadCumbria15
3.78
BuxtonDerbyshire17
3.78
Loch LomondScotland5
3.78
Magic Rock BrewingWest Yorkshire20
3.78
WindsweptScotland4
3.77
Fixed WheelWest Midlands3
3.77
Cellarmaker Brewing CompanyCalifornia7
3.76
Tyne BankTyne & Wear5
3.74
BeavertownGreater London19
3.74
Gyle 59Dorset3
3.73
Founders Brewing CompanyMichigan3
3.73
Stone BrewingCalifornia10
3.73
Twisted Barrel AleWest Midlands6
3.73
Galway Bay BreweryIreland6
3.72
Cigar City Cider and MeadFlorida8
3.71
Left Handed GiantGloucestershire15
3.71


Countries

CountryAvg  Count
England  3.42
 1447
Scotland  3.43
 648
United States  3.47
 486
Denmark  3.4
 168
Netherlands  3.42
 142
Sweden  3.4
 86
Mexico  3.1
 64
Belgium  3.21
 58
Wales  3.46
 57
Germany  3.08
 46
Spain  3.51
 43
France  3.17
 37
Norway  3.48
 34
Japan  3.3
 33
Italy  3.34
 28
New Zealand  3.28
 28
Ireland  3.35
 26
Czech Republic  3.08
 19
Australia  3.47
 18
Canada  3.39
 15
Latvia  3.45
 13
Brazil  3.36
 11
China  3.25
 8
Estonia  3.61
 8
Austria  3.32
 4
Switzerland  2.78
 4
Israel  3.13
 3
Northern Ireland  3.37
 3
Isle of Man  3.55
 2
Micronesia  3
 2
Poland  2.9
 2
Slovenia  3.55
 2
Colombia  2
 1
Cyprus  3.4
 1
Dem Rep of Congo  2.7
 1
Eritrea  2.8
 1
Ethiopia  3
 1
Greece  3.1
 1
Jersey  3.2
 1
Jordan  2.3
 1
Kenya  2.7
 1
Mauritius  3.9
 1
Panama  3.1
 1
Réunion  2.3
 1
Russia  3.8
 1
Slovak Republic  3.4
 1

Rating Score

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Score vs. ABV

Number of days in 2015 rating at least one beer 244