Enjoying beer is a very subjective experience, and everyone bases their favorites off of different things. My system is my own, and for the sake of understanding the ratings that I post, I wanted to explain it further. I’ve used the app untappd to rate beers for over two years now. Their ratings are out of 5 stars, and can be specific to a quarter of a star.
Here’s the breakdown:
Heaven on earth. One of the best beers I’ve ever had.
Excellent, quality beer. Delicious and/or creative flavor.
Good beer, although it’s not knocking my socks off. I’ll drink it again, but it won’t be my first choice.
Something is off. Points for the attempt, but I won’t drink this again.
Awful. Off-putting for more than one reason. Undrinkable.