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Anti-Hero - Revolution Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,714 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,714
Reviews: 232
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 9.71%
Wants: 108
Gots: 242 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance - pours a very nice orange/amber color

Nose/head - small head, very apparent citrus aroma

Taste - A tasty balance of hoppy bitterness with a smooth citrus zing
very light mouth feel

Overall I thought this was a great beer. Still a pretty new beer advocate but I have tried a good number of beers in this style already and this one definitely stood out. My experience was from the tap however so I will have to try some store bought cans and see if there is any noticeable difference.

AmericanPaleMale666, Jun 07, 2014
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1.05/5  rDev -74.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This beer is too bitter. It leaves a nasty bitterness to your mouth for awhile. It's way too overwhelming for any kind of pairing. This stuff is way too strong. I have no idea what they were thinking. Don't know why so many people like this beer. I'd rather drink Rosa than Anti-Hero any day.

NinoBrown, Jun 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz can dated 5.30.14 poured into a Revolution Pint Glass.

The beer pours a nice clean, clear amber color, hues of copper and honey, a few bubbles rise to the top of the glass. Atop the beer rests a thick, frothy, white head, about a finger or so high with nice retention that leaves a bit of spotted lace. The aroma is nice, pleasant bitter hops, earthy, resinous and piney, lightly citric, a bit of crisp spice with plenty of smooth malt balancing the bitterness. Simple, balanced and presentable. The flavors follow well, lots of resinous, piney hops, grassy, earthy and weedy, with some floral character and bitter grapefruit peel, light spice with some faint tropical fruit flavors as it warms up while the malt is a bit more influential on the tongue, soft but hearty, rich caramel flavor finishes the beer well. The body is nice, oily, thick, could coat the mouth better, lacks a bit of pizzaz but finishes softly with a lightly dry bite.

Verdict: A very drinkable IPA from Revolution, delicious, balanced and fairly refreshing. It's not the most complex IPA, not a lot of depth, but very solid showing of the flavors and nothing is fighting for attention. Very nice 6 pack to have in the fridge, especially when it's less than a week old.

kevanb, Jun 05, 2014
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Anti-Hero from Revolution Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,714 ratings.