My 2015 in Beer: cgarvieuk
cgarvieuk Premium
Edinburgh, Scotland
3559 beer reviews in 2015 from 1037 breweries
64 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
273
American Pale Ale 3.37
244
Imperial Stout 3.86
240
Saison 3.49
172
Stout 3.6
139
Sour/Wild Ale 3.38
137
Bitter 3.2
129
Porter 3.54
125
Amber Ale 3.25
96
Imperial IPA 3.44
89
Black IPA 3.6
83
Spice/Herb/Vegetable 3.45
81
Session IPA 3.34
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
319
Lambic and Sour Ale 3.33
253
Other * 3.38
226
Lagers 2.96
174
Wheat Beer 3.38
153
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 Abraxas - Barrel Aged4.4
8Struise CapSoul4.4
9Fyne Ales / De Molen Mills and Hills4.4
10Nřgne Ř Quadrupel (Red Wine Barrel Edition)4.4
11Fallen / BrewDog Glasgow Big Raspberry Dog Chew4.4
12Pipeworks Coffee Break Abduction Imperial Stout4.4
13AleSmith Speedway Stout - Hawaiian4.3
14Prairie Apple Brandy Barrel Noir4.3
15East London Quadrant4.3
16Tempest Double Shuck4.3
17Emelisse White Label Imperial Russian Stout (Calvados BA)4.3
18Stone Liberty Station Stone Cold Fox4.3
19Pipeworks Game of Jones4.3
20Mad Hatter Tzatziki Sour4.3
21Hawkshead / Crooked Stave Key Lime Tau4.3
22Beavertown / Bellwoods BA Moose Fang4.3
23Omnipollo / Prairie Omniprairie aka Abundantia Milk Choc. Caramel Stout4.3
24Cascade Diesel Imperial Stout4.3
25Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Aquavit Barrel Aged)4.3
26Bell’s 30th Anniversary Ale - Imperial Stout4.3
27Stewart Oak Aged Elysium (Single Barrel Glenrothes 1995 Edition)4.3
28Alechemy Unfinished Impathy4.3
29Northern Monk Festive Star Spiced Mocha Porter4.3
30Perennial Abraxas4.3
31Aardwolf Early Bird Special - Whiskey Barrel Aged4.3
32Pőhjala Pime Öö4.3
33Mikkeller BA Beer Geek Brunch Weasel / X Imperial Stout Chili blend Rum Ed.4.3
34Edge Brewing / Lervig Pure Decadence Imperial Stout4.3
35Superstition Safeword4.3
367venth Sun Do You Even Sudachi Bro?4.3
37Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break Natale Pretty Please With A Cherry On Top4.3
38Prairie Christmas Bomb!4.3
39De Molen Bommen & Granaten (Pedro Ximenez BA) 4.3
40De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis Bruichladdich BA4.3
41Lagunitas Sucks with Ancho & Pulla Chillis4.2
42Goose Island King Henry4.2
43Galway Bay Two Hundred Fathoms (2015)4.2
44Stewart Craft Beer Kitchen Heart of Tartness4.2
45Campervan Mutiny on the Bounty4.2
46Warpigs Smoldering Holes BA Rum4.2
47B. Nektar There Will B. Blood Orange4.2
48Surly Darkness 2014 - Bottled4.2
49Cellarmaker Mad Nibs4.2
5018th Street Imperial Blud4.2


Top Rated Breweries

(minimum 3 ratings)LocationCountAverage Rating
Perennial Artisan AlesMissouri3
4.23
Pipeworks Brewing CompanyIllinois4
4.22
PőhjalaEstonia5
3.96
Hill Farmstead BreweryVermont4
3.9
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
Beavertown BreweryGreater 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
 647
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  3.66
 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