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City: Albuquerque
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Joined: 3/29/2011
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Last online 11/23/2015 at 1:01 AM EST
Favorite Styles:
»  Doppelbock
»  Weizenbock
»  Belgian Dark Strong Ale

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»  Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock by Schneider Weisse
»  Celebrator by Ayinger Brewery
»  Seeing Double IPA by Foothills Brewing Co.

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»  BrewDog
»  Mikkeller
»  Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

Favorite Craft Brew Locations:
»  Dain's Place (Durham, NC)
»  Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats (Rehoboth Beach, DE)
»  Mikkeller Bar (Copenhagen, Denmark)

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Chops has rated 791 beers, 93 breweries, 22 members, and 353 beer reviews.
Greetings fellow beer lovers! My name is Zack and I am the owner of BrewChief.com. I sincerely hope you are enjoying the website, I've worked long and hard to make it an entertaining and educational experience.

I was first introduced to the craft beer movement after moving to to the gorgeous Pacific Northwest. As a stark contrast to the South where I grew up, I noticed that every pub offered an array of locally brewed craft beers. I tried the Mac and Jack's African Amber and the rest, as they say, is history. To this day it is still one of my all time favorite beers. I have since been fascinated by the endless nuances of craft beer. Now through BrewChief, I am thrilled to share those experiences with fellow beer fans from around the world.

Oh yes, I am sometimes asked about my ''Chops'' handle. It's actually my old online gaming alias. It kind of stuck with me and I still respond to it as a nickname. Yes, I am many flavors of geek.
Beer Reviews by Chops (699)
Showing 1-20 of 699 reviews
Beer Rating Beer Name Brewery Posted Rating
3 Bad Hell or High Watermelon Wheat 21st Amendment Brewing Co. 6/9/2012 Liked (7)
9 Delicious Brew Free! Or Die 21st Amendment Brewing Co. 1/3/2012 Liked (5)
7 Good Back in Black 21st Amendment Brewing Co. 1/1/2012 Loved (5)
9 Delicious Bitter American 21st Amendment Brewing Co. 2/14/2013 Liked (6)
6 Decent Abita Amber Abita Brewing Co. 11/22/2011 Liked (6)
7 Good Spring IPA Abita Brewing Co. 5/8/2013 Liked (8)
5 Fair Christmas Ale Abita Brewing Co. 1/31/2012 Liked (7)
5 Fair Purple Haze Abita Brewing Co. 5/7/2011 Liked (3)
9 Delicious Alaskan Imperial Red Ale Alaskan Brewing Co. 5/21/2015 Loved (9)
9 Delicious Big Mountain Pale Ale Alaskan Brewing Co. 6/11/2015 Liked (8)
10 Exquisite Alaskan Smoked Porter Alaskan Brewing Co. 2/5/2015 Loved (11)
9 Delicious Alaskan Imperial IPA Alaskan Brewing Co. 6/25/2015 Liked (7)
8 Great Alaskan White Ale Alaskan Brewing Co. 2/13/2015 Liked (8)
9 Delicious Icy Bay IPA Alaskan Brewing Co. 6/11/2015 Liked (7)
8 Great Freeride APA Alaskan Brewing Co. 1/26/2015 Liked (7)
9 Delicious Hopothermia Alaskan Brewing Co. 3/5/2015 Liked (8)
9 Delicious Alaskan Amber Alaskan Brewing Co. 12/11/2014 Loved (9)
8 Great Citra Burst Alechemy Brewing Ltd. 11/18/2013 Liked (6)
9 Delicious Allagash Dubbel Allagash Brewing Co. 4/22/2011 Liked (2)
9 Delicious Allagash Four Allagash Brewing Co. 8/9/2011 Loved (4)

Chief Chat postings by Chops (28)
Title Posted
An Inevitable Sabbatical 7/17/2015
SpeakEasy, a Bold Pub Game 10/29/2014
The Greatest Word Ever Conceived 7/16/2014
How Much Is Too Much? 7/2/2014
The Craft Beer Revolution 5/27/2014
The Hilarious Side of Beer Mixology 2/4/2014
Adjusting Attitudes 10/2/2013
Bridging the Beer Conversation 7/1/2013
Growing Hops 4/30/2013
Favorite vs. Frequent 4/25/2013
Tap Takeovers, Eyes Wide Shut 3/19/2013
Hunting the Precious 2/15/2013
Battling Drinker's Fatigue 2/5/2013
Avoiding the Dreaded Beer Gut 1/23/2013
What are your favorite dessert beers? 11/23/2012
Fill your Craft Beer Rescue Kit 11/12/2012
The Subjective Side of Beer Reviewing 11/9/2012
BrewChief Mobile 11/7/2012
What was your beer geek birthday? 10/25/2012
The Art of Beer Mixology 10/12/2012
Craft Beer's Secret Gems 10/7/2012
Ale to the Chief, White House Beer 9/19/2012
Beer Snob vs. Beer Fan 8/15/2012
Truth in Beervertising 7/28/2012
The Craft Beer Lexicon 7/13/2012
Beer Glassware for Dummies 6/27/2012
Best Beer in the World? Says who? 6/14/2012
Our new Brain Droppings Section 6/9/2012
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