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Goodbye, Ratebeer. Active member: July 28, 2008-June 4, 2017.
Beer Rating Scale:
(0.5-0.9) Nauseating; immediate drainpour
(1.0-1.5) Very bad, likely a drainpour
(1.6-2.0) Not that grate, but drinkable
(2.1-2.5) Dull or uninteresting, but not bad
(2.6-3.0) Average range