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Would someone please explain what the blue and green numbers represent in each beer review?

It’s explained here:

https://www.ratebeer.com/our-scores

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Thanks. Bit difficult to understand for s newbie.

So the blue number is not marks out of 100?

OVERALL Score BLUE

A beer’s overall score reflects the rating given by RateBeer users and how this beer compares to all other beers on RateBeer.

The OVERALL SCORE is a score based on 100 (Highest being 100) obtained by comparing the Weighted Rating Score of a product to all the products listed on the website

STYLE SCORE GREEN

The style score is helpful in illustrating how a beer stacks up against other beers listed within the same style category – it’s like comparing apples to apples and oranges to oranges (or Imperial Stouts to Imperial Stouts and Premium Lagers to Premium Lagers).

The STYLE SCORE is a score based on 100 (Highest being 100) obtained by comparing the Weighted Rating Score of a product to all of the products of the same style.

STAR SCORE YELLOW

Next to the star score, you will notice the number of ratings and the number of reviews. RATINGS that are accompanied with a written review of 75 or more characters are considered as REVIEWS.

RATING AVERAGE SCORE
Score based on the real average of all Ratings. This is the score displayed as the 5 STAR SCORE on the product page.

REVIEW AVERAGE SCORE
Score based on the real average of Reviews only. This score is displayed in the STATISTICS of the product page.

WEIGHTED AVERAGE SCORE
RateBeer uses an algorithm when calculating the weighted average score, considering both the reviews given by each user and the total number of reviews for the beer.
Our scores are calculated with the same true Bayesian estimate formula used by the Internet Movie Database for calculating their average ratings (with 2.75 as the midpoint of the scale). On RateBeer, this means that as a beer accumulates more ratings, the Weighted Average Score in turn becomes more accurate.
The Weighted average Score is based on REVIEWS only, not all Ratings.
TOP LISTS are made using the WEIGHTED AVERAGE SCORE, not the RATING AVERAGE SCORE.

OK. Thanks.I’ve got it…I think! :grin:





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