Anti-Hero IPA - Revolution Brewing Company

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Anti-Hero IPAAnti-Hero IPA

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Ratings: 2,029
Reviews: 255
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 9.93%
Wants: 125
Gots: 354 | FT: 9
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Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
An American hop assault for all the ambivalent warriors who get the girl in the end. “Look, I ain't in this for your revolution, and I'm not in it for you, Princess.” This iconic ale features a blend of four hop varieties which creates a crisp bitterness and imparts massive floral and citrus aromas.

70 IBU

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 02-04-2010)
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Lots of pine but also surprising citrus and tropical notes and a nice malt balance. Love the convenience of the cans too. New favorite go to daily IPA I think!

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4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into an IPA glass from a 12 oz can. Canned 9/20/14.

Color is clear light gold with a 1 finger white head that dissipates quickly. A bit of semi-sticky lacing. Smell was pretty subdued at first - it needs to warm up above refrigerator temp (probably around 45F or so). Once it warmed up, there was a nice aroma of floral and citric hops - very juicy. Flavor was exactly the same - originally it was a bit cold and didn't offer much. After it warmed, it really exploded with delicious orange, grapefruit, pineapple and mango flavors. It has a nice malt backbone that just keeps the hops at bay while remaining well in the background where it belongs. Finish is clean and bitter and lingers for a bit. Body is definitely on the thin side, with moderate carbonation.

Overall, this beer is an enigma. When it's too cold (or too warm) it didn't offer much to get excited about. But at the right temperature, it's really, really good.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Out of a can into my tulip. From Kevinpitts. Thanks Kevin!
A – Pours out a straw yellow with a good finger of stark white head that stayed around and left spotty lacing.
S – Piney, floral, earthy and grapefruit.
T – Grapefruit and pine all over this one. Citrus flavors like orange, tangerine and pineapple? Not overly hoppy or bitter. Very nice balance. Touch spicy up front with a sweet malt at the end.
M – Medium carbonation with a bit of dryness.
O – Very nice IPA. No hop bomb but instead a nice tasty easy drinker. I could see myself bringing a 6 pack of this on the boat catching some tarpon this summer.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Can sent to me in a recent trade. It's about 3 months old, but doesn't taste like it all.

Pours a golden light amber, with orange tints, with a half inch head, and a little bit of lacing.

Smells classically IPA- orange, grapefruit, pineapple, and pine, juicy and fresh, with no malt that I can detect.

This is a great IPA, I wish we could get it around here. There's some lightly juicy hop flavors, nice melange of orange, peach, pineapple, and grapefruit, with some heavy bitterness, a bit of a floral character, some herbal awesomeness, and some lightly sweet caramel malt. There's just enough malt to give it a solid backbone, but not enough to take over flavor-wise.

This is medium bodied, with a crisp, juicy mouthfeel, and a normal amount of carbonation for the style. It's very, very drinkable.

I wish this was on the shelves around me, I'd buy it all the time if it was.

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Anti-Hero IPA from Revolution Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,029 ratings.