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Rise Up Stout - Evolution Craft Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

297 Ratings
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Ratings: 297
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 8.7%
Wants: 54
Gots: 29 | FT: 7
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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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.4%

04-30-2013 00:41:37 | More by TonyTalon
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thampel09

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

04-23-2013 19:18:36 | More by thampel09
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hackomal

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

04-15-2013 13:43:02 | More by hackomal
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

04-14-2013 20:54:08 | More by waddellc2
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JandJMD

Maryland

4/5  rDev -3.4%

04-14-2013 01:11:43 | More by JandJMD
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

04-13-2013 22:37:18 | More by bigfnjoe
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

04-12-2013 14:51:23 | More by ShanePB
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alysmith4

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

04-12-2013 02:18:14 | More by alysmith4
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2dogbrew

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.4%

04-06-2013 00:32:53 | More by 2dogbrew
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

3.71/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance
Black with 2 fingers of brown head that recedes immediately. A little bit of light penetration around the edges.

Nose
Coffee grounds, dark chocolate and deep caramel.

Taste
Coffee grounds, semi-sweet chocolate and caramel. Touches of milk chocolate and medium-dark roast coffee beans. Slightly sweet with some citrusy hop bitterness on the end.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied and very smooth.

Overall
Very quaffable. The coffee notes a strikingly similar to Founders Breakfast Stout.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2013 00:51:39 | More by justintcoons
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mcphish22

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

04-03-2013 02:07:01 | More by mcphish22
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stakem

Pennsylvania

4.04/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Big thanks to Kegatron for gifting me with a 12oz bottle of this. Poured into a snifter, the brew appears black in color with a dark khaki colored head about a finger strong that fades to a thin film supported by rising bubbles of carbonation. A swirl revives about a half finger and paints some stringy lacework on the glass.

The aroma has a very pleasant bouquet of fresh roasted coffee. Earthy and ashy with almost a touch of citrus. More roast from the grain emits smelling like chocolate and almost a vanilla or toffee sort of sweetness is present to contrast.

The flavor is dry and roasted with a bitterness seemingly coming from a combination of the highly kilned grain and straight shots of espresso. Some earthen and ashy flavors with a touch of citrus hops present to keep the flavors in check to remind you this is beer. The aftertaste is a bit burnt and earthen but in an enjoyable way.

This is a medium to lighter bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. Overall a solid take on a coffee stout with well hidden alcohol. I love how fresh the coffee character was in this without turning musty and stale. I would drink this again for sure. Thanks again Heath!

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2013 01:17:47 | More by stakem
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ckollias

Maryland

4.43/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed this 12oz bottle out of a small snifter glass.

A: Pours a dark black hue with a thin tan brown ½-finger head that quickly dissipates and leaves a wispy lace down the side of the glass.

S: Roasted malt aroma with a strong coffee and chocolate scent.

T: Smooth and slightly astringent coffee flavor. Solid roasted malt background with some chocolate overtones.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: Excellent coffee stout. Great flavors and aromas.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2013 02:36:54 | More by ckollias
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

03-20-2013 00:25:09 | More by AndrewMichael
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

03-19-2013 18:24:08 | More by deapokid
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-17-2013 02:13:49 | More by kjkinsey
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-16-2013 23:39:43 | More by Texasfan549
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-16-2013 13:20:56 | More by jjd315
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Maseitz

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

03-15-2013 23:53:57 | More by Maseitz
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bubseymour

Maryland

3.19/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Appearance - perfect stout pour with billowing tan head and great retention. They got the look down perfect.

Smell - Pleasant scents of coffee, chocolate and some roasty malts

Taste - Somwhat bitter and somewhat burnt tasting. No sweetness of note, not much chocolate flavors either to balance. Very dry finish.

Mouthfeel - a tad watery

Overall - A somewhat unbalance stout that left me somewhat disappointed. Dry and bitter finish as well left an ashtray flavor in my mouth. Don't recommend this stout. So many better options out there.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2013 00:09:44 | More by bubseymour
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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

4.21/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle. coding indicates Feb 2013.

A: really dark brown. almost black. head is off-white and tight. good retention and lacing.

S: tons of coffee. almost smells like a cup of joe rather than a beer. slightly on the sweet side rather than bitter.

T: wow. literally boatloads of coffee. not to mention the coffee tastes super rich, and super flavorful. very bittersweet finish. bitterness really dries this out.

M :lots of carb, medium body.

D: one of the best coffee flavors I have experienced in a brew. super fresh, great on the nose and on the drink. Im sure glad I finally got to try to this one from evolution!

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2013 07:24:17 | More by Jimmys
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oline73

Maryland

4.49/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a standard pint glass.

The beer pours black as night with a finger of thick tan head. A layer of head sticks around throughout the pour. The smell is full of smooth coffee, roasted malt, chocolate, and dark fruit. As good as this beer smells, the taste is even better. The coffee dominates, but the taste is still very smooth and extremely smooth. There is a touch of burnt malt in the finish, but it is balanced out by the malt sweetness. I'm getting some dark chocolate and dark fruit in the flavor as well, but the coffee is really the star. The body is velvet like and the carbonation is smooth as could be. This beer feels wonderful.

I'm a huge fan of this beer. I'll be having more in the future.

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2013 02:34:27 | More by oline73
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MrBoh

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

03-09-2013 04:21:17 | More by MrBoh
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Fluteswell

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

03-06-2013 23:59:09 | More by Fluteswell
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.09/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a snifter glass.

Real dark mahogany brown coming out of the bottle. Makes a nice tan dark head, with mocha coffee brown collar. Settles slowly with a nice mocha ring and collar. Body color is a very dark walnut brown with a good faint red tinge to it. A nice looking stout.

Nose is full of milky and creamy coffee. Good roasty character, and a nice ripping bean action. Hints at sweetness and fresh brew. Very nice coffee beer so far.

Very light bodied but seems fine for carrying the flavors. Mid palate brings some wet fresh coffee. There's a good hop lime like astringency mixing with this on the finish. Roast char and malts take some turns on the palate also. Light bodied and to style more than likely, but easily carrying the flavors through.

Overall a real solid coffee stout, certainly the nose seems my favorite, but also better than many others I've had.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2013 23:39:37 | More by smakawhat
Rise Up Stout from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 297 ratings.