Home  |  About  |  FAQs  |  Beer Styles  |  Search
Peer Review for Beer Review
Quick Search:  
Chops
 


City: Albuquerque
State/Prov: New Mexico
Country: United States
Joined: 3/29/2011
BC Status: Admin
BC Rating: Loved

Last online 9/2/2014 at 9:53 AM EST
Favorite Styles:
»  Doppelbock
»  Weizenbock
»  Belgian Dark Strong Ale

Favorite Beers:
»  Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock by Schneider Weisse
»  Weihenstephaner Vitus by Weihenstephan
»  Seeing Double IPA by Foothills Brewing Co.

Favorite Breweries:
»  Ayinger Brewery
»  Foothills Brewing Co.
»  Mikkeller

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

Favorite Members:

Beer Reviews (652)  |  Chief Chats (26)  |  Add to Favorites  |  Send Message  |  Report Abuse
 
Chops has rated 725 beers, 93 breweries, 22 members, and 353 beer reviews.
 
Would you like Chops to review your beer?  Send Chops Beer
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 (652)
 
Showing 1-20 of 652 reviews
Beer Rating Beer Name Brewery Posted Stats
3 Bad Hell or High Watermelon Wheat 21st Amendment Brewing Co. 6/9/2012 0-6-1-0-0
9 Delicious Brew Free! Or Die 21st Amendment Brewing Co. 1/3/2012 2-3-0-0-0
7 Good Back in Black 21st Amendment Brewing Co. 1/1/2012 3-2-0-0-0
9 Delicious Bitter American 21st Amendment Brewing Co. 2/14/2013 1-5-0-0-0
6 Decent Abita Amber Abita Brewing Co. 11/22/2011 0-6-0-0-0
7 Good Spring IPA Abita Brewing Co. 5/8/2013 0-8-0-0-0
5 Fair Christmas Ale Abita Brewing Co. 1/31/2012 0-5-2-0-0
5 Fair Purple Haze Abita Brewing Co. 5/7/2011 0-2-1-0-0
8 Great Citra Burst Alechemy Brewing Ltd. 11/18/2013 2-4-0-0-0
9 Delicious Allagash Dubbel Allagash Brewing Co. 4/22/2011 0-2-0-0-0
9 Delicious Allagash Four Allagash Brewing Co. 8/9/2011 2-2-0-0-0
8 Great Brekle's Brown Anchor Brewing Co. 8/13/2012 1-5-0-0-0
7 Good Liberty Ale Anchor Brewing Co. 11/26/2011 0-6-0-0-0
8 Great Anchor Steam Anchor Brewing Co. 10/8/2011 0-2-0-0-0
10 Exquisite Andechser Doppelbock Dunkel Andechs Klosterbrauerei 6/23/2012 5-2-0-0-0
8 Great Summer Solstice Anderson Valley Brewing Co. 5/13/2011 0-3-0-0-0
9 Delicious Boont Amber Ale Anderson Valley Brewing Co. 1/14/2012 0-6-0-0-0
1 Repulsive Bud Light Platinum Anheuser-Busch 6/11/2013 12-0-0-0-0
2 Terrible Stella Artois Anheuser-Busch 9/11/2011 6-1-0-0-0
1 Repulsive Budweiser Anheuser-Busch 6/14/2011 16-0-0-2-0

Chief Chat postings by Chops (26)
 
Title Posted
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
Rate this Member  |  Learn More
         
Loved based on 20 member ratings.
Sign up for free and rate this Member!
Like BrewChief on Facebook
Follow BrewChief on Twitter

BrewChief Status

You will notice that every BrewChief member has a status. This simply denotes what level of access that any given member has. There are currently three different levels, detailed below:

Admin:  Super users with control over website content.

Chief:  These members enjoy certain community perks, like higher visibility, rank sorting, and the ability to post Chief Chats. Their reviews and postings are also featured on BrewChief's social networks. Chief status is reserved for members who have proven themselves as quality review writers.

Member:  This is the standard membership that everyone starts off with. All members can post reviews and set ratings.



Becoming a Chief

Achieving Chief Status is pretty straight forward. Just write good beer reviews. Once you have built a decent portfolio, simply message one of our Admins requesting Chief Status. We will review what you have written and determine whether or not to elevate your status.

Don't worry, this isn't some elitist judgment or anything. BrewChief prides itself on quality content, so if your reviews lack a certain level of depth or grammatical acumen, then we will happily respond with some constructive suggestions.


BrewChief Icons

With all the great brews out there, BrewChief.com is an info-heavy website. So in order to keep things as de-cluttered as possible, we use icons in lieu of common links. Below is a list of all the icons we use and what they represent.

View Beer Review(s) View Picture
Edit Item Delete Item
Item has been Locked Content Rating

Review Statistics

Whenever you see a "stats" column on a list of reviews, it simply denotes the current amount of review ratings as set by other members. Stats are displayed utilizing the following format:

Love - Like - Respect - Dislike - Hate

As an example, a stat of 11-14-5-2-0 means:

11Members Love the Review
14Members Like the Review
5Members Respect the Review
2Members Dislike the Review
0Members Hate the Review

Content Ratings

Rating content on BrewChief is really easy. Simply click the mug icon that you feel best represents your overall opinion. That's it. You can change it at any time by clicking on a different mug.

1) Hate
2) Dislike
3) Respect
4) Like
5) Love