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Frequently Asked Questions (General)

Do you have an app?
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What's the "BROS" score?
From 1996 to 2000 the only ratings and reviews on the site were from BeerAdvocate founders and brothers Jason & Todd Alström. It's a nod to those early days and provides some comparison to BeerAdvocate Overall Score.

Adding & Reporting

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Log into your BA account, click Events > Add Event. It'll appear once it's approved. You may also edit your listing.

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