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Anti-Hero - Revolution Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,829 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,829
Reviews: 236
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 116
Gots: 281 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 02-04-2010)
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Photo of ChugginOil
3.9/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Anti-Hero IPA

Pours a translucent amber orange with a fluffy finger of head. The lace is thin and sticky.

The nose is full of pine-like hops and sweet malt. Nothing too crazy.

The taste is very bitter based off the potent pine hop offerings. The sweet malt is quite balanced against the hops.

The mouthfeel is very crisp and dry at the finish. Light-medium bodied.

Overall, decent ipa but basically run of the mill. Nothing stands out significantly but its tasty.

ChugginOil, Nov 27, 2011
Photo of jayhunter357
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

jayhunter357, Dec 09, 2013
Photo of JDizzle
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

JDizzle, Apr 13, 2013
Photo of mikepcarney
4.5/5  rDev +9%

mikepcarney, Aug 27, 2013
Photo of Stevie_Janowski
4.75/5  rDev +15%

Stevie_Janowski, Aug 26, 2012
Photo of drbenderdo
4/5  rDev -3.1%

drbenderdo, May 12, 2014
Photo of Anonymous1
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Anonymous1, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of qcbrewer
4/5  rDev -3.1%

qcbrewer, Mar 18, 2014
Photo of Ncpogs
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Ncpogs, Nov 14, 2012
Photo of TheSamKuehn
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

TheSamKuehn, Jul 06, 2014
Photo of taospowder
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

taospowder, Apr 06, 2013
Photo of Docrock
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Docrock, Mar 19, 2014
Photo of Hendrick24
4.3/5  rDev +4.1%

Hendrick24, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of ZachKelly
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

ZachKelly, Jul 06, 2014
Photo of tjsdomer2
3.68/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Light golden with ok lacing. Very thick as well. Good foam.

Smell: Light metallic floral scent. Balanced citrus and pine as well.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Excellent balance of slightly fruity caramel with pine, lemon, and orange rind hops. Mouthfeel is quite thin, however, especially in the finish.

Overall Drinkability: A good IPA.

tjsdomer2, Sep 29, 2012
Photo of craftbeerasian
4.5/5  rDev +9%

craftbeerasian, Oct 01, 2013
Photo of nygannon
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

nygannon, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of Lanstrum
3/5  rDev -27.4%

Lanstrum, May 18, 2014
Photo of Reaper16
3.28/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

served on-tap at Cheesie's, Chicago, IL, into a pint glass

Pours a pretty typical IPA color, but less cloudy. Which is to say, this is a golden-orange beer with some clarity to its body. A finger and a half of sterling white head. There's nothing special here, but it's an appetizing, attractive beer.

The aroma is pretty average for an American IPA. It might have been impressive 5 years ago, but not now. There's a melange of pine, grapefruit, sweet orange, caramel malt, and ghosts of red fruit. Nothing stands out.

The taste fares a bit better. It's a straightforward pine & resin & citrus IPA, for the most part. The most intriguing component of this beer is the strawberry flavor that's there in the background. I almost scored this a 3.0, because there is a heavy crystal malt presence in this beer. It's tasty though. Worth a quaff.

Medium-bodied, a bit sugary. Overall, this is a solid-enough local IPA. Nothing to get excited over, as it doesn't do anything to distinguish itself from the competition.

Reaper16, Jun 24, 2012
Photo of cyrushire
4/5  rDev -3.1%

cyrushire, Feb 16, 2014
Photo of stealth
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

stealth, Oct 20, 2013
Photo of e30todamax
4/5  rDev -3.1%

e30todamax, Jun 11, 2013
Photo of yamar68
4.14/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Another one from alelover - thanks!

Clean hop aromas... sweet citrus and tropical fruits. An appropriate malt backbone.

Faintly sweet, mild bitterness and a nice earthy/floral sorta thing. Orange juice and mellow mango... I like. This would definitely be in my standard rotation if it was available to me.

Thanks Joel!

yamar68, May 27, 2013
Photo of Roguer
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Very nice aromatic and flavoring hops, leaning toward citrus and pine. Sadly, this can was stale; didn't render it undrinkable, but I'm sure it was nowhere near as great as it should have been. Should also be well within a reasonable enjoy by date, as well, so that's got to cost it.

Roguer, Aug 17, 2014
Photo of Knoxrb12
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Knoxrb12, Mar 02, 2014
Anti-Hero from Revolution Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,829 ratings.