Comment Thanks for the .25 increment change, Bros! (aka Revisiting vs. Ticking)

Discussion in 'Feedback' started by thecheapies, Jan 14, 2013.

  1. thecheapies

    thecheapies Initiate (0) Jan 11, 2009 Pennsylvania

    **Keepin' them BA ratings accurate, one beer at at time**

    Rather than seeking out new brews like it's my day-job, I can now interpolate past-reviewed beers among my first-timers to fine-tune ratings and create new experiences. I'm having so much fun going back and re-reviewing some of the awesome beers and classic staples that I had before so that I can give them a proper nod.

    I encourage the other real-deal 'reviewers' of BA to do the same! So before you start gulping down that Finest Kind that you grabbed out of the fridge, take the pen in hand again.

    * * *

    EXAMPLE:

    Last night, I pulled out a trusty ol' KBS to compare side-by-side with my first ever BCBS. Gave Bourbon County an honest review and write-up, but attached my new KBS review to my old KBS review and tweaked some of the score numbers. When I review, I think it really magnifies my enjoyment because I'm paying attention to the subtle details of the aroma and flavor; so, it was great to pay homage to KBS again like that.
     
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  2. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Poo-Bah (11,763) Mar 18, 2010 California

    I will be the first to admit that I was against the 0.25 increments in the past. However, now that I have done some reviews with the new system, I think that it's a better set of measurements to score beers because of the times when something is not quite at a 0.50 level either way.
     
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