Anti-Hero - Revolution Brewing Company
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4/5 rDev -2.9%
12 oz can without any freshness dating. I dig the graphics on this.
Slightly hazed yellow-orange with a thin skim.
Smells of sugared mango, pineapple, and bubblegum.
Doughy bread malts up front segue into a tropical fruit middle. The finish is lightly sweet, a bit sugary, and leaves only a slightly grassy bitterness.
Mouthfeel is a touch sticky with enough weight on the tongue to provide some depth.
After working through nearly a six pack this week, I guess I enjoy this. Veers towards balance and some of the cans seemed to grow sweeter as I got deeper, but I continued to reach for this and didn't allow it to languish in the fridge. A nice IPA that I wouldn't mind having on hand with some regularity.
10-20-2012 00:31:04 | More by BarrytheBear
3.28/5 rDev -20.4%
Poured into an Allagash glass on 10/14/12
Deep, slightly dulled and faded amber color. One and a half fingers of foam try pretty hard to have staying power. Minimal retention, but there is a fair amount of lace.
Hops are all over the board - pine, dank citrus, grass, tea leaves, twigs, herbs and soap. Toasted grains, crackers and lightly buttered biscuits. Decent enough, I reckon. The flavors are much of an improvement with pine resin leading off, carrying a sharp bitterness to the finish. Pepperings of orange, grapefruit and lemon. Clean cracker-like malts. Hop oils inform the feel; it's slick and a tad clingy. Carbonation is lively and is quick to make known itself.
I find this growing on me after several minutes. I'm impressed that it's as hoppy as it is, being that it was stored at room temperature for an undetermined amount of time. Worth a shot.
10-15-2012 03:44:14 | More by Ryan011235
3.88/5 rDev -5.8%
A: Nice light golden amber. Very clear. A bit lighter than expected. Nice lacing as I drank it.
S: Very light floral hop hit. Was drinking from a goblet.
T: Very drinkable. Lighter on hop flavor than I like for this category, but very fresh tasting. A nice crisp IPA. I enjoyed it with Pizza.
M: Medium body, but refreshing and lighter than expected for this category.
Recommended as a non-offensive IPA
10-15-2012 02:43:26 | More by jbarber1534
4.25/5 rDev +3.2%
A - golden bronze pour with a 1.5 finger eggshell head. Great legs, extensive lacing left on glass as I drink.
S - Pine needles, grapefruit, freshly cut grass dominate in a melange of American hops, w a hint of biscuity malt in support.
T - Closely follows the nose, a lovely tour of the Pacific Northwest in this decidedly Midwestern brew. Decidedly so, because buttery smooth malt and juicy fruit notes show up to balance the bitterness.
M - Medium body, adequate carbonation, and a semi-dry finish.
Rev continues to impress w their production brews. Another feather in the Chicago craft scene's cap.
10-14-2012 23:25:21 | More by AJacob81
2.85/5 rDev -30.8%
Walking back to your Bridgeport flat at night; gripping your church key for the twit who tries to make off with the seventeen dollars in your pocket; you can’t help but reluctantly notice the city’s new cohort of young trollops multiplying across your back alley and front step alike. No corner goes unadorned as they mount themselves to the chipped, green primer on the avenues’ lampposts and entice you with their slim figures borne of a steady diet comprised of apricot flavored cigarettes and White Castle sliders. You’re headed home, but weren’t expecting to now. The boss told you to take a vacation - probably forever. Her immaturity, dim-wits, and newly purchased fishnets go hand-in-hand, so you invite her in. She calls you daddy, so you scold her and tell her to shut up. Nothing fits her right. The AquaNet hairspray she applied this afternoon as she rolled out of bed at 3:30pm has now cracked; flaking like the white stain on her black, loosely ill-fitting B-cup brassiere - thanks to genetics, she got at least two “A”s in her life. She needs a place to stay: you only have seventeen dollars, minus the amount you were planning on spending for dinner at the Bucky’s gas station. Again, she’s thin, rail thin; she would look fuller if she didn’t immerse herself in Tropical Agent Orange spray tan, which is nothing more than not-so-cleverly disguised Kool-Aid concentrate; sailors call it bug juice. Despite your efforts to engage her with offers of hand-rolled clove beedis and a tipple of Rittenhouse Rye, she immediately goes flat and reveals her insipid personality. The remnant aroma of what she smoked and ate last night had more character than the hoax of her projected imagination, which was nothing more than repeating punch lines from sitcoms and laughing first every time. With each sip, you wished she at least had the bubbly demeanor of a neophyte, but she bypassed the best part in favor of a feigned bitterness that faded as she lost interest. You follow suit upon finishing, but quickly realize you’ve committed for the remainder of the week; she’s staying five more days. You’ve been had, friend; you probably could have done a better job yourself. Look on the bright side; at least your dinner at Bucky’s exceeded your expectations: you still have your seventeen dollars and they carry Sculpin IPA in the icebox now.
10-12-2012 17:18:49 | More by JuniperJesus
4.1/5 rDev -0.5%
Pour a light golden star color with about a 1/2 finger head. Very nice grapefruit/citrus smell. Light to medium body body with a touch of sweetness. I really enjoy this IPA and I can see where the comparisons to gumballhead come from. Its very drinkable, and I can't wait to try this on tap.
10-09-2012 05:21:26 | More by Thedaver4220
4.35/5 rDev +5.6%
A - Pours a very clear orange/amber color with small, one finger head.
S - Good blend of citrus and piney hops, a touch of grapefruit and even a little apple.
T - Very sweet up front, lots of citrus, but even the pine seems a bit sweet. Again, touches of grapefruit and apple. Very good.
M - Crisp and tangy, Smooth, well carbonated.
Overall - A very solid brew here, very tasty IPA.
10-07-2012 18:44:25 | More by BeerBuckeye
Anti-Hero from Revolution Brewing Company
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