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Rise Up Stout - Evolution Craft Brewing Company

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Ratings: 340
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 8.7%
Wants: 53
Gots: 32 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Evolution Craft Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
40 IBU

(Beer added by: Kegatron on 08-31-2009)
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Hoptimus-Prime, Mar 06, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Quite dark with a small khaki head. Impressive color for such a relatively light stout. Medium khaki collar.

Smell - Coffee in the greatest proportion. Chocolate and roasted malts behind it. Simple, but a perfect amount of coffee.

Taste - Coffee up front, never overwhelms the other flavors. Chocolate and roast in equal quantities. Bitter coffee wells up in the end but subdues itself slightly before the finish.

Mouthfeel - It's kinda thin. I'd like something just a bit chewier, but it does make it drinkable as hell. Medium carbonation.

Overall - A sip of this does it no justice. A whole glass and you'll want more and more. The comparison to Founders Breakfast Stout is close, but this lacks a bit of the depth that FBS's malt flavor has.

Alieniloquium, May 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

aszatk01, Dec 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

csmartin6, Jun 14, 2013
Photo of barhoc11
4.74/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: Nice and dark with a hint of brown in the head

S: Perfect blend of coffee in the stout, it smells like coffee but what did you expect?

T: Just like the smell the coffee is pronounced but not overpowering

M: As good as a stout should be

O: This is really well done and actually my new favorite coffee stout, it beats Bell's Java Stout by a few points in my book, I just wish I could get this in my area!

barhoc11, May 20, 2014
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Zonian1, Jun 23, 2013
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4.3/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at Fins in Rehoboth. Review from notes.

A: This beer is dark black, opaque in fact. A nice 1.5 finger tan head that has decent retention, but little lacing.

S: Lots of coffee and coffee grounds. Some roasted malt, vanilla, and some biscuit as well.

T: A great combination of coffee and chocolate. Not as coffee heavy as the aroma would lead to believe (to my relief). There are nice undertones of vanilla and caramel. The coffee intensifies as it warms.

M: Medium bodied with nice carbonation, but slightly thinner than expected. Slightly dry, roasty finish.

O: I like this beer more than I thought I would based off the aroma, since it is over the top coffee grinds. For anyone that likes coffee beer, this one is for them. The low abv makes this extremely drinkable. Also had this infused with oak chips and vanilla, which IMO, made it even better. It cut some of the coffee and drew out more of the chocolate and vanilla.

mdaschaf, Apr 27, 2011
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Skabiski, Dec 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

whatname, Jan 27, 2013
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4.05/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Very impressive appearance: lively, active, big foamy head, with fantastic retention, and thick spiderweb lacing.

Nose full of roasted barley, nearly overwhelming a dark black coffee aroma. Chocolate cowers in the corner from these two bullies, but it's there. A bit of spice or pepper.

Flavor follows the nose, with coffee taking a far more prominent role throughout - fore, mid, and back-end. Dark cacao tries to butt in at the beginning, but waits until the coffee has rolled past, and only really greets the palate on the finish. Strong, bitter roasted barley is a mainstay.

A bit thin cold, but very smooth, and far more chewy as it warms. The bitterness certainly steps up as it warms, as well.

Really a fantastic coffee stout, that puts the coffee front and center without overwhelming. Awesome brew.

Roguer, May 19, 2014
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Rise Up Stout from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 340 ratings.