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Anti-Hero - Revolution Brewing Company

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1,726 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,726
Reviews: 232
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 9.71%
Wants: 108
Gots: 247 | FT: 7
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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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

Lukass, May 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

1noa, May 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

GoBlue12, May 09, 2013
Photo of vic21234
3.79/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz can poured into a snifter. I threw out the top to the 6-pack, but I believe it said bottled on 3/27/13.

A- Pours a nice light orange color with a half fingers worth of white colored head that quickly fades to some froth along the side of the glass.

S- The smells gives off piney resin and citrus notes, with some slight grapefruit in there. Not much else.

T- The smell carries over into the taste. A resinous hop presence gives way to some sweet malts.

M- Light bodied, medium carbonation, hoppy with a dry finish, very easy drinking and refreshing.

A nice Chicago IPA.

vic21234, May 09, 2013
Photo of Grfilwett
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Grfilwett, May 09, 2013
Photo of sleuthdog
4.11/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap into pint glass

Pour: Exceptional clarity. Amber hue with minimal head from tap. Lacing is noticed.

Smell: Grapefruit and some citrus first. Some pine and grass with a touch of biscuit. Not a very aromatic nose.

Taste: Citus notes of pineapple, grapefruit and orange are balanced out by a nice pine resin and touch of grass. Excellently balanced by a cracker and caramel malt making this one somewhat sweet.

Mouthfeel: Ligher bodied and highly drinkable. Crisp and refreshing with an appropriate amount of carbonation.

Overall: If you are looking for an easy drinking warm weather beer, look no further. With this one available in cans it makes it even more likely to be a summer beer. Not the best IPA but one I will easily pick up multiple times in the summer months.

sleuthdog, May 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

MrBuckHigh, May 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Thishops4u, May 07, 2013
Photo of UCLABrewN84
4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to GRG1313 for sharing this one at his tasting.

Pours a clear orange with a foamy white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, and citrus zest aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

UCLABrewN84, May 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Gww1864, May 07, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

AndyP612, May 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

smutty33, May 06, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

TheBattousai, May 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

GratefulTech, May 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

AlexFields, May 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

ncaudle, May 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

oso, May 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Cyclone8, May 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Bill235, May 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

D_Villa, May 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

thegerm87, May 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Wowcoolman, May 02, 2013
Photo of Jparker37
4.55/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12oz can poured into a nonic pint.

A - Light golden in color that has a slight orange tint. Medium sized pillowy white head falls to a small cap. Great clarity and leaving a small bit of lacing.

S - Distinct pine aroma. Tropical with a big peach quality. Bright and floral. About the freshest beer I've smelt.

T - Very early bitterness to this beer which is quite pleasant. Mild toasty malt gives a little bit of sweetness midway. Hop flavor is bright and citrusy then finishes with more pine. Modest bitterness cleans up well.

M - Medium to medium-light body, medium-light carbonation, dry.

O - Very impressed with this brew. Wonderful fresh aroma with a new and unique tropical aroma better than I've seen done yet. Flavor showcases bitterness early and makes for the most drinkable IPA. Body is on the light end but the rest of the feel is perfect. I would love to be able to get more of this and sincerely recommend this beer to all.

Jparker37, May 01, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -39.3%

fullmoonbeer, May 01, 2013
Photo of Keffa
4.14/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Live Review

Poured from 12oz can into my Saison Dupont glass.

A: Pours a brilliant golden yellow with a copper tinge, thick white head made up of fairly small bubbles takes several minutes to settle to a full cap, leaving sheets of lacing on the glass. Beautiful beer, probably one of the best I've seen.

S: Pine, pineapple, orange, and a lovely lemon note that I've never found in an IPA before. Behind the hops is a nice light malt body, cracker and pale in character. No real detectable ABV, at least to me. Solid.

T: Follows along pretty well with the smell, starts off with a little bit of a resinous bitterness, then shifts quickly to pine, grapefruit flesh, and a light malt sweetness. A very, very subtle heat from the alcohol shows itself, but it's so light that I don't really mind. Finishes clean, drying and a light, lingering bitterness. Solid, again.

M: Lighter carbonation, light-medium body. Slick and oily on the palate. Good for the style.

O: Really, really good beer. Didn't go into this one expecting much, and I'm glad I took the chance. Really good beer, and one I'll drink often, most likely. Highly recommended.

Keffa, Apr 29, 2013
Anti-Hero from Revolution Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,726 ratings.