My Year In Beer, 2018


jesperhammer
Copenhagen, Denmark
462 beer reviews in 2018 from 209 breweries
140 breweries were tried for the first time, 5 of which opened in 2018.
Places reviewed 2 Place check-ins 0
Average rating given: 3.68
Average score of what I rated: 3.58



Beer Styles


Style GroupAvgCount
Anglo-American Ales 3.68
207
Stout and Porter 3.95
114
Lambic and Sour Ale 3.78
50
Belgian-Style Ales 3.54
42
Lagers 2.97
33
Other * 2.96
7
Wheat Beer 3.28
5
Mead 3.57
3
Cider and Perry 3.7
1
* Specialty Grain, Spice/Herb/Vegetable, Smoked, Sahti/Gotlandsdricke/Koduõlu, Traditional Ale, Fruit Beer/Radler


Top Rated in 2018

NameMy Score
1AleSmith Speedway Stout - Bourbon Barrel Aged5
2Mikkeller Spontanpentadrupleblueraspberry Blend5
3Founders Curmudgeon's Better Half4.9
4Mikkeller San Diego Beer Geek Cocoa Shake Bourbon BA4.8
5Oskar Blues Ten FIDY - Bourbon Barrel Aged4.8
6Cloudwater DIPA Citra BBC Mosaic 4.7
7Lervig Toasted Maple Stout4.7
8Cycle Rare DOS4.6
9To Øl Jule Mælk Rhum Edition4.6
10Lost Abbey Dead Man's Game4.6
11Hoppin' Frog Rocky Mountain BORIS4.6
12Goose Island Bourbon County Barleywine4.6
13Goose Island Brasserie Noir4.5
14Cycle / Against The Grain DOS of Hazard4.5
15To Øl Mr. Brown 2018 Edition4.5
16Buxton Rain Shadow 11.8% ABV4.5
17Evil Twin / Westbrook Imperial Mexican Biscotti Cake Break4.5
18Tilquin Oude Pinot Noir à l'Ancienne4.5
19Nerdbrewing Implements Imperial Chocolate Truffle Stout - Cinnamon & Licorice Edition4.5
20Brekeriet / Magic Rock Nick Z4.4
21Tilquin Oude Pinot Gris à l'Ancienne4.4
22Mikkeller San Diego Øl Nagelfar4.4
23Mikkeller San Diego Misty Elliott4.4
24Collective Arts Radio The Mothership4.4
25Stone (Berlin) / IMBC / Buxton Brewery / Magic Rock / North Brewing Co. Fellow-Sip IPA4.4
26Hoppin' Frog Maple Whiskey Barrel Aged BORIS4.4
27Gamma World Eater4.4
28BRUS / Crooked Stave / To Øl Namastave4.4
29Mikkeller San Diego Resting Brew Face4.4
30Thin Man Bourbon Barrel Forever Cordial4.4
31Amundsen Double Apocalypse4.4
32Evil Twin Even More JCS4.4
33BrewDog Native Son IPA4.4
34Hoppin' Frog Barrel Aged TORIS The Tyrant4.4
35Amager Patrizio The Persuasive Peacemaker4.4
36Evil Twin Even More Brunkager4.4
37Omnipollo / Tired Hands Mango Milkshake IPA4.3
383 Fonteinen Oude Geuze (Cuvée Armand & Gaston)4.3
39Mikkeller Baghaven Stevnsbær4.3
40Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas4.3
41Cycle Vanilla Maple Dos4.3
42J. Wakefield / Three Chiefs Barrel Aged Boutit4.3
43Örebro Brygghus / All In Brewing Russian Imperial Stout4.3
44Põhjala Must Kuld - El Salvador4.3
45Port Brewing 12th Anniversary4.3
46Jester King / Fonta Flora Wanderflora4.3
47Mikkeller Oregon Fruit Series: Crooked Moon Hazy IIPA with Raspberry4.3
48Alvarado Street Double Cone4.2
49American Solera Biere De Zinfandel4.2
50American Solera Foeder Cerise4.2


Top Rated Breweries

(minimum 3 ratings)LocationCountAverage Rating
Gueuzerie TilquinBelgium3
4.37
Cycle BrewingFlorida4
4.32
Cloudwater Brew CoGreater Manchester4
4.13
Evil Twin BrewingNew York9
4.11
Port Brewing Company / The Lost AbbeyCalifornia4
4.1
Lervig AktiebryggeriNorway4
4.1
Thin Man BreweryNew York3
4.07
OmnipolloSweden4
4.05
Buxton BreweryDerbyshire4
4.05
Prairie Artisan AlesOklahoma5
4.04
Amundsen BreweryNorway3
4.03
Equilibrium BreweryNew York5
4.02
Garage Beer CoSpain3
4
Mikkeller San DiegoCalifornia15
3.99
Mikkeller BaghavenDenmark4
3.98
Warpigs BrewpubDenmark3
3.97
PõhjalaEstonia5
3.9
18th Street BreweryIndiana3
3.9
Brouwerij F. BoonBelgium3
3.87
Hoppin' Frog BreweryOhio8
3.85
Flying Couch BrewingDenmark4
3.85
Alefarm BrewingDenmark3
3.8
American SoleraOklahoma4
3.77
Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)Illinois8
3.76
MikkellerDenmark20
3.76


Countries

CountryAvg  Count
United States  3.87
 157
Denmark  3.58
 130
England  3.64
 38
Italy  3.38
 22
Sweden  3.86
 17
Belgium  3.93
 14
Norway  3.74
 14
Scotland  3.55
 14
Spain  3.49
 11
Estonia  3.69
 10
Germany  3.53
 9
Netherlands  3.17
 9
Austria  3.37
 4
Canada  4.03
 3
France  2.85
 2
Czech Republic  1.7
 1
Ireland  2.1
 1
Mexico  3.8
 1
New Zealand  4
 1
Poland  3.5
 1
South Africa  3.2
 1
Switzerland  3.7
 1
Wales  2.8
 1


Rating Score

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Score vs. ABV

Number of days in 2018 rating at least one beer 115