Brew Review

Craft Beer Can't Get Better Without Constructive Criticism

​Hypothetical situation: A friend of yours, who recently decided to buy a kit to brew his own beer at home, has presented you with a bottle of his first batch and asked for your honest opinion. 

This beer is flat, sour and looks like it was brewed with 51 percent spittle. What do you tell him? Do you tell him it's the best beer ever, and he should quit his current job to become a full-time brewer so he can distribute this ambrosia among the masses? Or do you maybe give him some constructive criticism in the hopes that his next attempt improves upon this one?