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How often do you go back and change a review?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Dave1999, Jan 26, 2013.

  1. Dave1999

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    Occasionally I'll review a beer then revisit the review, and decide that what I originally scored was different than what I thought now. For example I'm drinking a Kalamazoo stout which for whatever reason I wasn't impressed with before but right now I'm very much enjoying. Do you guys go back and change your reviews much?
     
  2. dachshunddude86

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    People drink a specific beer more than once?
     
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  3. JuicesFlowing

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    Mostly seasonals each year.
     
  4. tewaris

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    I have done that quite a few times, usually after a beer pleasantly surprises me. However, I should do it a lot more.
     
  5. Dave1999

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    Aye,why would you change a review unless you had it at least twice?
     
  6. YogiBeer

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    RANDOM NONSENSICAL ANSWER THAT DEPENDS COMPLETELY ON EACH BEER OUT OF 50,00 BEERS
     
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  7. PittBeerGirl

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    Actually- my tastes haven't changed much over my 6 years on BA- I have gone back an elaborated on some of my very early reviews-but generally unless there are consistency issues with particular brews and vintages I don't change my numeric scores.

    I did change a quite few reviews when the BA system converted from "drinkability" to "overall" score as there is a huge difference with those terms. I probably still have some off reviews because of that though.
     
  8. YogiBeer

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    No but seriously great thread.
     
  9. denver10

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    Often if I am drinking in front of my computer and I have something relevant to update a review with.
     
  10. Chaney

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    I've changed "Place" reviews a couple of times, usually stemming from a particularly low marking I gave the place due to customer service issues. I have no problem changing my review if a person from the business reaches out to me, is apologetic, states they've done restructuring, etc. For example, I gave Williamsburg Alewerks a pretty bad review on here (even though I dig their beer overall) and a person contacted me a couple of days and apologetically asked if I'd be interested in a re-visit now that lots of changes had transpire since the time of my review. I totally admire this proactive stance and definitely plan on taking them up on the offer.

    I've been contacted in this manner about 3-4 times now on here and try to be cordial, inviting, and fair every time.
     
  11. UCLABrewN84

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    Almost never. I will only go back and edit if I notice a glaring error or spelling/grammar mistake in one of my reviews.
     
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