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Local-Hero - Revolution Brewing Company

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Local-Hero
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90
outstanding

117 Ratings
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Ratings: 117
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4
pDev: 8.5%
Wants: 7
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

This IPA is brewed with Centennial, Cascade, Chinook, and Nugget hops, all from our friends at Hop Heads Farms in Hickory Corners, MI.

Hop Head Farms, co-founded by one of our investors, Nunzino Pizza, provides quality Midwest hops to everyone from professional craft brewers to homebrewers.

65 IBU

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 11-06-2013)
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4/5  rDev 0%

spycow, Sep 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

zestar, Aug 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Thorpe429, Dec 31, 2013
Photo of emerge077
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewery, quick review from written notes.

Pale bright gold and very clear and sharp like a helles lager. Compact head of white foam, drippy arcs of sudsy lacing stick to the glass. Thin veil on the surface.

Softly sweet aroma of juicy citrus.

Bittersweet & hoppy, light flavor of juicyfruit gum and grapefruit pith. Light bodied and subtle, traces of toasted kernels, with a dry, lingering bitter aftertaste. Supple feel and very drinkable. A nice local wet hop IPA that i'll definitely drink again when the opportunity arises.

emerge077, Nov 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

XmnwildX12, Jan 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

mdaschaf, Jan 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

KAF, Oct 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

enelson, Apr 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -25%

smartassboiler, Dec 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

MSandahl23, Nov 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

tommyguz, Jan 16, 2014
Photo of Florida9
3.44/5  rDev -14%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: Brilliantly clear dark straw of light gold in color. Forms a moderate sized white head. Decent retention. Light lacing.

S: Aroma is subdued. What is there is sweetly floral with a bit of orange.

T: Taste is the same, but this is a lighter beer. Lots of floral hops with notes of candied citrus rind, but the hops are bordering on soapiness and there are virtually no malts to balance it out. That said, this isn't a hop-bomb. Nowhere close even. It's just a very light beer that happens to have not a lot going for it.

M: Lighter body. Light-medium carbonation. Lower bitterness.

O: I'm not so sure about this beer. With the light, floral profile, maybe this beer would be better suited for the warmer summer months. Regardless, I didn't care for it much and Revolution's hero beers are typically quite enjoyable.

Florida9, Dec 05, 2013
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3.68/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance is very pale and clear. Nice lacing, not much head retention. Nose is floral with notes of grapefruit, grass, and grain. Taste is less bitter than anti hero and a little smoother. Mild bitterness on the finish and very dry. Mouthfeel is light and well carbonated. Overall, this is the least exciting of the hero variants, but a solid IPA nonetheless.

homebrew311, Nov 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

Tyrawlings, Jan 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

Canada_Dan, Nov 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

egrace84, Jan 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

thewimperoo, Dec 10, 2013
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3.99/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Clear yellow orange, one finger head that leaves some lacing.

S-Good deal of bread/wheat to start and some citrus hops.

T-Once again starts with bread and wheat and toast. Ends with citrus and slight bitterness. But not enough to fully balance the beer out.

M-Medium to light in body with nice carbonation and a crisp dry finish.

rlee1390, Dec 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

hilgart1, Mar 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

krome, Dec 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

CuriousMonk, Dec 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

jgunther71, Dec 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

ystazi, Thursday at 01:56 AM
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Local-Hero from Revolution Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 117 ratings.