1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Eugene - Revolution Brewing Company

Not Rated.
EugeneEugene

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

664 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 664
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 4
pDev: 9.5%
Wants: 37
Gots: 52 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Striking, robust porter full of warmth and chocolate malt.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 02-04-2010)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 664 | Reviews: 112 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by GJ40:
Photo of GJ40
4/5  rDev 0%

GJ40, Jun 22, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of DanGeo
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

DanGeo, Aug 01, 2013
Photo of tectactoe
4/5  rDev 0%

tectactoe, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of ajkiser12
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

ajkiser12, Nov 27, 2012
Photo of danthehopslamman
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

danthehopslamman, Aug 11, 2013
Photo of csmartin6
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

csmartin6, Dec 17, 2013
Photo of warnerry
4/5  rDev 0%

warnerry, Oct 28, 2012
Photo of Chris_Panos
4/5  rDev 0%

Chris_Panos, Dec 12, 2013
Photo of thaghost
4/5  rDev 0%

thaghost, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of Mattco
2.5/5  rDev -37.5%

Mattco, Jun 17, 2013
Photo of sgn4779
4/5  rDev 0%

sgn4779, Jun 13, 2014
Photo of mrw1zard
4/5  rDev 0%

mrw1zard, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of xdefeatsy
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

xdefeatsy, Mar 03, 2013
Photo of sourdog
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

sourdog, Jul 16, 2014
Photo of GOBLIN
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

GOBLIN, Apr 02, 2014
Photo of BurdockBoy
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

BurdockBoy, May 26, 2014
Photo of Libationguy
4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Wonderful dark color with a moderate tan head that does show some retention.

Raisins, cocoa, fig compote and powdered milk. Chocolate and coffee notes create and underpinning to support the other aromas. The nose is clean and relatively simple, with a blance and order to the aromatic composistion.

Medium roast coffee, bittersweet chocolate and powdered milk on the palate. A mild bitterness keeps everything clean. Very much in line with the Porter style. Carbonation is soft and balanced.

You can see that the breeding is in this beer and it is obvious that the brewery has a skilled team putting out high quality beer. This Porter is technically sound and nicely crafted, but I have to be honest that I was left wanting just a little more.

Libationguy, Dec 25, 2013
Photo of jminch
4/5  rDev 0%

jminch, Nov 15, 2013
Photo of Beerandraiderfan
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured out on the Pershing County disc golf front 9 at the round courthouse. Comes out strong and robust brown, ample carbonation, nice looking. Aroma is great, chocolate malt, hoppy presence, brown malt, vibrant, just a strong malt roast nose going, and its quite enjoyable and getting my expectations up.

Taste had a good mix of that heavily roasted brown and chocolate malt character, ample cascade hops it seems, a body that really isn't all that heavy, this was kind of like getting Black Butte porter in a can, hoppy, but not a huge viscous body, but still plenty robust. It has a slick sweetness that is still balanced, but helped along in drinkability by apparently molasses and caramel type of inputs.

Another can consumed while throwing some disc golf. Man I haven't thrown disc for almost 2 months, damn winter, giveth awesome skiing weather, taketh away disc golf. This was my first Revolution brew, and its a good one, I'm impressed and will look for more of them, hopefully I come across generous traders like CanisMajor again.

Beerandraiderfan, Jan 20, 2013
Photo of whoneeds8
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

whoneeds8, Apr 22, 2013
Photo of WVbeergeek
4.13/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Paired review a L'atelier 54 ring gauge, yes folks I'm smokin' high quality cigars with some of these fine craft brews these days, and guess what they mesh well. Here's the Revolution Brewing canned Eugene Porter with one of my favorite Pete Johnson blended cigars, this is his and his brothers project which translates as the workshop...I guess it's a way for them to branch out their creativity even more and involve his family in the business away from his Tatuaje lines. Anyways here's the beer, pours a pitch black body with absolutely no ruby highlights seeping through this thing eats the visible light spectrum up, light tan head forms thick and dwindles slow with minimal patchy streaked lacing around the sides of my nonic pint glass. First up the nares are filled with a deep dark chocolate creaminess minimal earthy pine accented hops peak through the waves of dark kilned barley. Really nice dry porter leaving the drinkability factor really high, I get dark chocolate roasts mild espresso with a hint of dark cherry fruit peaking through ending in a creamy velvet decadent place on my palate. Flavor wise I like the way the alcohol and the dark beer features dark roasts, earthy hops, and hints of fruit intermingle so nicely with a 6.8% abv canned porter this place ain't kidding around it's a revolution. Furthermore, I'm glad I'm adding some flavorful smokes to the mix because the synergy of both worlds is really complementing the overall experience mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with dark dry roasted malt finish lingering roasted malt bitterness and hops in the backend with a bit of warming effect left between sips from the higher abv in this American aggressive porter.

WVbeergeek, Apr 26, 2013
Photo of Rosethoj
4/5  rDev 0%

Rosethoj, Feb 28, 2014
Photo of rhoadsrage
3.9/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

(Served in an American pint glass)
A- This beer pours a jet black body with a thick over-the-top bubbly head of light tan that last and last. This beer is to dark to see any signs of light.
S- The creamy and roasted black malt aroma is very mellow with some chocolate malt almost coco nib qualities to it. Over all pretty smooth and clean aroma.
T- The mellow roasted black malt lingers softly in the finish with a very light hop tartness and some dark chocolate hints underneath. The finish is very mellow aswell.
M- This beer has a medium-light creamy texture and no alcohol heat noticed.
D- This beer is a gentle "hand-holding" type of porter that is easy going and soft. Not much depth or character that I would expect for a cask but easy to drink none the less.

rhoadsrage, Oct 28, 2010
Photo of acurtis
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

acurtis, Jan 14, 2013
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Eugene from Revolution Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 664 ratings.