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Iron Fist - Revolution Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

114 Ratings
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Ratings: 114
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Dry-hopped American ale featuring Centennial, Cascade, Chinook and Amarillo hop varieties.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 02-04-2010)
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brn9000, Aug 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Ncpogs, Jul 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

bralston345, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.73/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

this pale ale is pushing an ipa, kept as just a pale ale only by its malt base, which has some decidedly English caramel and biscuit flare. I love the hops here, bitter and fruity both, with some pine resins too. I get orange and pineapple in here, which goes expertly with that bigger denser English pale malt base. it has an almost amber ale malt taste, but the hops keep it drinkable and prevent any sweetness from coming to the fore. centennial for sure, maybe some other higher alpha C varietals, the finish is long and luscious, plenty of bitterness, but not quite ipa status. I liked this as much or better than the ipas I had at revolution. good bubbles, but again, a little filling from the grains, denser than normal for the genre. overall a more than passable pale ale on the hoppy end of the spectrum. good glug here.

StonedTrippin, Jul 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

YalovaIA, Jul 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

kscaldef, Jul 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

boondogglefob, Jun 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Daktah, Jun 24, 2013
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4.35/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- This beer pours a deep copper body with a gentle carbonation of tiny bubbles supporting a perfectly smooth creamy head of light tan that sticks to the glass in sheets with each sip.

S- The juicy green cascade citrus hops have a dry slightly buttery (diacetyl) caramel malt note that gives it a nice British lean.

T- There is some dry but juicy citrus hops that have a minty hint to them with a slightly woody hop finish that lingers just a moment after each sip.

M- The medium mouthfeel has a tight crisp fizz in the finish that compliments the hops.

O- The nice deep hop profile has no bitterness just great hop flavor and the buttery character adds nicely to the malt notes.

rhoadsrage, Jun 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

sbxx, May 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

ncstateplaya, May 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Ak555667, May 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

magictacosinus, May 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

cadaugherty, Apr 12, 2013
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oldvines, Apr 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

spycow, Mar 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

DooshBagalow, Feb 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Efay, Feb 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

thewimperoo, Feb 03, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

jegross2, Jan 29, 2013
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3.44/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

From 01/21/13 notes. Had on tap at the brewpub in Chicago.

a - Pours a clear orange-amber color with one inch of white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of pale malts, some fruity malts, citrus hops, and bready malts. Some nice fruit and citrus, though not overly hoppy or flavorful.

t - Tastes of wheat, bready malts, pale malts, light fruity malts, citrus, and light vanilla. Light tasting than the nose, something interesting in the backend of the taste, almost like vanilla.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation. Smooth and no bitterness, pretty easy to drink.

o - Overall a decent pale ale. Not my favorite beer from Revolution but easy to drink and some decent fruit in the nose. Would have it again but there were better beers on tap.

mdfb79, Jan 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

eyemustard, Jan 15, 2013
Iron Fist from Revolution Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.