Comment Personal Greatest +/- rDev and highest/lowest rating

Discussion in 'Site' started by gillagorilla, Apr 25, 2013.

  1. StubFaceJoe

    StubFaceJoe Initiate (0) Colorado Nov 24, 2011

    I think he's an accidental troll. Just doesn't get it but really likes to chime in.
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  2. Cvescalante

    Cvescalante Savant (435) Texas Dec 24, 2012

    Highest- NB Lips of Faith Transatlantique Kriek: +23.2% @4.25
    Lowest- Southern Star Black Crap.. (Crack**): -39.6% @2.5

    The New Belgium beer was my first Kriek, so I had nothing to compare it to in it's style, and I enjoyed it thoroughly, so I rated accordingly.

    As far as Black Crack goes, I rated it according to style as well. 2.5 is right in the middle as far as the 1-5 scale goes, so I figured I was being generous. This IS the most lame representation of a barrel aged imperial stout that I have ever had. I've had barrel aged Wake Up Dead as well, if that puts it into perspective for you.. It's rating is clearly a representation of Texas pride.
  3. drrone

    drrone Savant (490) Utah Dec 18, 2011

    Ratings - Peche Mortel 5, DFH Raison D'Etre 3.5 (Just did not like this beer, I only drank half)
    rDev - Peche Mortel+13.5%, Odell Mercenary DIPA -13.8(Normally, I do like this beer too, it must have been old)

    I have many beers stashed and that I haven't reviewed yet. I am expecting there to be new highs and lows afterwards.
  4. MatthewPlus

    MatthewPlus Savant (415) Florida Jan 2, 2013

    +16.8 for Swamp Head Batch 300, which i scored a 4.46
    -a whopping 61.1 for Florida Avenue IPA, which is a poor excuse for a beer, and i scored 1.28

    This is silly.
  5. I just beat my negative rDev with my review of DuClaw's Sweet Baby Jesus, which ties my lowest rating of 2.18 (Sobrehumano Palena'ole by Maui w/ Jolly Pumpkin), but has an rDev of -44%. Sorry DuClaw.
  6. Lare453

    Lare453 Champion (885) Florida Feb 1, 2012

    +37% for chapeau exotic. I love pineapple.

    -62% southern tier crime brûlée. Fucking disgusting.
  7. Premo88

    Premo88 Advocate (620) Texas Jun 6, 2010

    highest rDev: Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale -- +20.5% (4.93 rating)
    lowest rDev: Southern Star's Old Potentate -- -26.6% (2.73 rating)

    highest rating: Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale -- 4.93
    lowest rating: Miller High Life -- 2.05
  8. CMUbrew

    CMUbrew Savant (425) Michigan Jan 27, 2012

    Highest rating: FBS 4.55
    Greatest +rDev: Sam Adams Double Agent IPL +11.8%

    Lowest rating: Busch Light 1.43 (likely a pretty old can)
    Greatest -rDev: Tuborg Pure Gold -48.9% (probable massive infection)
  9. BigJim5021

    BigJim5021 Advocate (520) Indiana Sep 2, 2007

    I gave Stone IPA a 5 back in '08 and that coincidentally gave me my highest rDev of 17.1%. I honestly wouldn't consider it a 5 anymore but since I don't really review beers anymore (just hads nowadays) I haven't bothered editing my old ass reviews.

    My biggest negative rDev is -58% for Heavy Seas Hang Ten. It was a bottle of pure garbage. The shittiest attempt I've ever had from an American brewery attempting a German style. To this day I count the Heavy Seas line amongst my least favorite in craft beer. And yet, the 1.6 that I scored it wasn't my lowest overall. That distinction goes to Cave Creek Chili Beer, which I scored a 1.3. An abomination, that one is.
  10. BrettHead

    BrettHead Advocate (550) Nebraska Sep 18, 2010

    3. He is a troll
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  11. tectactoe

    tectactoe Champion (845) Michigan Mar 20, 2012

    Highest Rating (tie):
    Fou' Foune (4.9) +6.5%
    Zombie Dust (4.9) +5.6%

    Lowest Rating:
    Before-After (1.2) -51.0%

    Highest rDev:
    Shorts Plum Rye Bock (4.1) +14.8%

    Lowest rDev:
    Before-After (1.2) -51.0%
  12. My highest is +23.4% on Old '99 Barleywine by Barley Creek. This one might not really count though since there are only 17 reviews and the pDev is 32.89%! lol!
    Lowest is -31.5% on National Bohemian Beer by Pabst Brewing, but that also has a low(ish) number of reviews at 208 and has a high pDev as well at 24.32%...
  13. Boilerfood

    Boilerfood Savant (425) Indiana Jun 5, 2012

    Highest rDev:
    Three Floyds SoBro (4.25) +26.1%

    Lowest rDev:
    J.W. Lees Harvest Ale (Port Cask) (1.75) -57.8%

    While I normally feel like I overrate beers, I have a much greater variance in -rDev

  14. Before-After is truly vile. Probably my worst beer too outside of malt liquor offerings.
  15. Wild Thing +44.3 %
    Great sour, great thing about it was because no one was buying, I used to buy a lot of discount bottles.

    Belle-Vue Extra Framboise (2.9 %) -61.7 %
    Appaling, nasty artificial sweeteners is all that I could taste here

    Also noteworthy:

    Tripel Van De Garre – 28.8 %
    Americans hyping a below average tripel. There is a bar near me that sells it under a different name, no one cares about it.
    That brewery makes a lot of nearly identical beers & no one cares about them.
  16. Highest rdev: +26.3 Peak Organic Oak Aged Mocha Stout
    Lowest rdev: -73.8 CBC Bitchin' Bitter
  17. GuitarIPA

    GuitarIPA Savant (485) Connecticut Mar 24, 2013

    High: GF Palate Wrecker +19%
    Low: Palm Speciale -39%
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2014
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  18. markgugs

    markgugs Poobah (1,080) New Jersey Dec 20, 2006

    apparently, in 2008 I really, REALLY loved Brooklyn Monster Ale

    High: Brooklyn Monster Ale (LOL) +26.7%
    Low: Dick's Grand Cru -31.9% - and I'd like to go on record as stating that this may not be low enough. what a terrible, terrible beer

    good thread idea
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  19. PittBeerGirl

    PittBeerGirl Advocate (685) Ohio Feb 27, 2007

    High: Wittekerke Rose (3.95) +53.7% - I've had this on tap and I think its pretty good-similar to the "red Hoe" Framboise and Hoegaarden mixture

    Low: Short's Pandemonium Pale Ale -58.6% disgusting drain pour
    HOTD Matt -55.5% I wasn't into this beer at all
    Lowest review -rdev Abita Purple Haze 1.5 -53.6%

    Its pretty ironic how my highest and lowest rdevs are both raspberry wheat beers
  20. 57md

    57md Advocate (595) Pennsylvania Aug 22, 2011

    Highest rating = FBS 4.97
    Lowest rating = Corona Extra 1.73

    Largest +rDev = SA Chocolate Bock (4.3) +18.1%
    Largest -rDev = Jolly Pumpkin Maracabio Especial (2.6) -34.8%
  21. High: Winter's Bourbon Cask Ale +74.8% (Yeah it's by Michelob, but damn if it doesn't have some delicious Madagascan vanilla flavor in there)

    Low: Corona Light -47.1% (Really?? On this site? I'd expect this at my local Don Pablo's, but not here)
  22. JMS1512

    JMS1512 Champion (750) New Jersey Feb 18, 2013

    Your low: Very pithy. Loved your reaction, and no, I've not had it.
  23. High: Rickard's Red +30.3%. This is purely sentimental value.
    Low: Duchesse de Bourgogne -75.2%. Maybe I had a bad one but the sourness was intolerable and I couldn't find the sweetness that everyone says counterbalances it.
  24. Highest rating: Tank 7 at 4.81
    Highest rDev: Yola's Artisan Ale at +39.7% (4.29 rating)

    Lowest rating: Wheat Monkey at 2.00
    Lowest rDev: also Wheat Monkey at -37.1%
  25. WheelsPSU

    WheelsPSU Savant (315) New York Aug 25, 2013

    High - DFH Miles Davis' Bitches Brew +13.1%
    Low - Abita Lemon Wheat -36.9% - wouldn't recommend this beer to anyone. It's just plain bad.
  26. BMMillsy

    BMMillsy Champion (770) Florida Feb 16, 2012

    Strangely enough, highest rDev is Humidor IPA. Lowest is for Heineken (just a tick, not a full review).
  27. +41.2 for Sam Adams Triple Bock - I only rated it a 4.1 but I guess most people don't really like it...I thought it was good.
    -55.3 Stillwater Of Love and Regret - to this day I stand by that! Really did not like that brew at all. I rated it a 1.7 (2nd worst rated beer I have to date)...bud light (my worst rated brew) got a 1.4.