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Another best beers list.
« on: September 21, 2013, 08:40:33 AM »
This one does an interesting take on forming the list.
http://www.businessinsider.com/experts-pick-best-beers-in-the-world-2013-9

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Re: Another best beers list.
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2013, 09:19:33 AM »
Interesting.  I think lack of availability doesn't hurt a few of them, and creates a legendary status, ie., Dark Lord, Pliny , and Westy 12. However I've had all 3 and they are great beers. But in the case of Westy 12 for example, I think Rochefort 10 is every bit as good and actually available.
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Re: Another best beers list.
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2013, 09:58:04 AM »
Nothing about when ones palate comes to the state where a fine lager can be appreciated as one of the best beers in the world.

Data from a fanboy site does not exactly make those the best beers, IMHO.
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Re: Another best beers list.
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2013, 10:08:05 AM »
Totally agree.  The trend for years has gravitated to the bigger, extreme styles, but a great BoPils or Dort (or most any German lager) shouldn't be ever automatically inferior.
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Re: Another best beers list.
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2013, 10:49:16 AM »
Nothing about when ones palate comes to the state where a fine lager can be appreciated as one of the best beers in the world.

Data from a fanboy site does not exactly make those the best beers, IMHO.

I also totally agree. Too many Imperial Stouts.
« Last Edit: September 21, 2013, 12:29:55 PM by dannyjed »
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Re: Another best beers list.
« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2013, 11:03:05 AM »
Nothing about when ones palate comes to the state where a fine lager can be appreciated as one of the best beers in the world.

Data from a fanboy site does not exactly make those the best beers, IMHO.

+1.060, Jeff!  I also like how those people became "expert" because their opinions matched other "expert" opinions.  Kinda like "40 million Frenchmen can't be wrong"...why, yes, they can!
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Re: Another best beers list.
« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2013, 11:49:17 AM »
The article lost me when they revealed that they used RateBeer as their expert source.  I consider both it and BeerAdvocate to be something of a joke.
Come to think of it, I consider any list like the one in the article to be an exercise in futility.
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Re: Another best beers list.
« Reply #7 on: September 21, 2013, 01:04:36 PM »
The article lost me when they revealed that they used RateBeer as their expert source.  I consider both it and BeerAdvocate to be something of a joke.
Come to think of it, I consider any list like the one in the article to be an exercise in futility.

Only "something" of a joke?  Very diplomatic!
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Re: Another best beers list.
« Reply #8 on: September 21, 2013, 01:15:18 PM »
The whole notion of "best" beer is ridiculous anyway.  It's totally subjective and, not only that, it depends for me on time of year/climate, time of day, mood etc.  Ratebeer and the others should really be called "rate RIS and IIPA.com".
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Re: Another best beers list.
« Reply #9 on: September 21, 2013, 01:27:55 PM »
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