79-70 Points

AVERAGE TO GOOD COMMERCIAL QUALITY BEERS — These beers miss the mark a little, but still have redeeming qualities. You can still find some gems in this category, which rates 79-70 points.

79 Points

American Brewing Breakaway IPA, reviewed 7/18/13
Atwater Decadent Dark Chocolate Ale, reviewed 7/29/13
Coors Blue Moon Harvest Pumpkin Ale,
reviewed 9/18/11
Dark Horse FF Dekoorc Eert (Falconer’s Flight Crooked Tree) IPA, reviewed 5/25/13
Goose Island Honker’s Ale ESB, reviewed 4/4/13
Highland Kashmir IPA,
reviewed 1/29/11
Rogue Ales Chipotle Ale, reviewed 10/12/12
Samuel Adams Black & Brew Coffee Stout, reviewed 12/10/11
Sierra Nevada/Boulevard Terra Incognita American Wild Ale, reviewed 10/4/13
Southern Tier 2XIPA, reviewed 1/15/12
Stone Oaked Arrogant Bastard Ale, reviewed 6/8/12

78 Points

Boulevard Unfiltered Wheat Beer, reviewed 10/29/12
Brooklyn Post Road Pumpkin Ale, reviewed 10/29/13
Duck-Rabbit Porter,
reviewed 6/5/12
North Coast Old Stock Ale 2011,
reviewed 10/15/11
Samuel Adams Hazel Brown Ale, reviewed 9/7/12
Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager, reviewed 5/30/12
Terrapin Rye Pale Ale, reviewed 12/9/11
Terrapin Side Project Volume 16 – Phlux Capacitor, reviewed 6/22/12

77 Points

21st Amendment Marooned On Hog Island Oyster Stout, reviewed 5/15/13
Brewdog Old World India Pale Ale,
reviewed 12/17/11
Heavy Seas Siren Noire Imperial Stout, reviewed 2/25/13
Highland Little Hump Spring Ale, reviewed 5/24/12
Olde Hickory Eiraphiotes Imperial Pilsner, reviewed 10/6/13
Terrapin Dos Cocoas Chocolate Porter, reviewed 8/28/13
Uinta Sum’r Ale, reviewed 7/8/12

76 Points

Avery Karma Belgian-Style Pale Ale, reviewed 7/23/13
Dogfish Head Kvasir Ancient Ale, reviewed 1/8/13
Foothills Hoppyum IPA,
reviewed 3/5/12
New Belgium Rolle Bolle Belgian Pale Ale, reviewed 6/19/13
Samuel Adams Rebel IPA, reviewed 4/14/14
SweetWater Blue, reviewed 4/13/12
Three Floyds Robert The Bruce Scottish Ale, reviewed 7/31/13

75 Points

Dogfish Head Sixty-One IPA, reviewed 5/1/13
Dogfish Head Tweason’ale (gluten-free),
reviewed 3/1/12
Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat Ale, reviewed 4/11/13
Magic Hat Encore,
reviewed 12/29/10
Mother Earth Old Neighborhood Oatmeal Porter, reviewed 2/4/13
Russian River & Sierra Nevada Brux Domesticated Wild Ale, reviewed 8/17/13
Sierra Nevada Estate Homegrown Wet Hop Ale, reviewed 1/24/12

74 Points

Brooklyn Pennant Ale ‘55, reviewed 10/7/11
Great Lakes 25th Anniversary Silver & Gold India Pale Lager, reviewed 8/31/13
Miller High Life,
reviewed 1/17/11
Wells Banana Bread Beer, reviewed 2/16/12

73 Points

Dogfish Head Pearl Jam Faithfull Ale, reviewed 12/18/11
New Holland Mad Hatter India Pale Ale,
reviewed 11/18/11
Sierra Nevada Tumbler, reviewed 9/17/11

72 Points

Appalachian Hoppy Trails IPA, reviewed 3/12/11
Coors Blue Moon Summer Honey Wheat, reviewed 4/23/12
The Bruery Rugbrød Dark Rye Ale, reviewed 12/15/13

71 Points

Bohemia, reviewed 10/28/11
Dogfish Head Ta Henket, reviewed 2/5/12
Erdinger Oktoberfest Weissbier, reviewed 10/11/13
Heineken,
reviewed 2/25/11
Magic Hat Odd Notion Winter 2010,
reviewed 2/18/11
New Belgium Mothership Wit, reviewed 1/6/12
Sierra Nevada Imperial Pilsner (Beer Camp #43), reviewed 9/29/12

70 Points

Ballast Point Indra Kunindra Export Stout, reviewed 3/19/13
Birra del Borgo 25dodici,
reviewed 3/23/12
Dogfish Head Urkontinent, reviewed 10/5/12
Railhouse Mastiff Oatmeal Stout, reviewed 2/8/14
SweetWater Road Trip Golden Ale, reviewed 7/14/13
Unibroue Éphémère (Apple),
reviewed 2/11/11