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Congressional Approval - Revolution Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Wheatwine |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Essentially a barleywine, this all-malt beast is made with 50% white wheat. Though there is malt sweetness up front, it is more reminiscent of honey-like notes versus the more caramel/toffee-like flavors of a barleywine, and it has a lighter body. We wanted the hops to come through as well, and we used a good amount of Amarillo and Centennial at the end of boil, though we did not dry-hop it at all. About half of the batch went to bourbon and gin barrels.

60 IBU

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 11-20-2013)
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Congressional Approval from Revolution Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.