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Working Woman - Revolution Brewing Company

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Working Woman
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34 Ratings
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.26%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jrallen34 on 04-29-2010)
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Reviews by WoodBrew:
Photo of WoodBrew
4.2/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I really likes the working woman...now if I could get the wife to work...OH! Anyway...the beer pored a nice brown color with rich head that laced very nicely. The smell had a fresh hop with some sweet malt character. The taste was bready with good piny hop. The mouthfeel was medium in body with decent carbonation. Overall...I'd recommend this to anyone....a very good brown ale.

WoodBrew, Oct 15, 2012
More User Reviews:
Photo of nickd717
3.65/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewpub.

Clear medium brown color with a medium off-white head and good lacing.

Aroma is surprisingly hoppy - mainly citrusy - with caramel and slight nuttiness.

Flavor is very hoppy as well. Slight nuttiness with big citrusy hops. Not exactly to style, but since it's described as "a hoppy brown ale" and it's tasty, I'll give it a break on this.

Decent palate, medium bodied with hoppy resins.

Interesting beer overall. This is really a "Brown IPA" in my opinion, if there is such a thing. Pretty drinkable.

nickd717, May 07, 2010
Photo of emerge077
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

emerge077, Oct 25, 2013
Photo of KDawg
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

this poured a good solid brown color.

darker nose but not on the big and rich side. Balanced and aromatic with tones of caramel, malts, and chocolate tones

medium bodied with a good feel, but the tones aren't as deep as they are on the nose. The flavor that dominates is mostly caramel with some malt tones as well

this is a quality brown ale. Balanced and easy drinking that is enjoyable with a good caramel finish

KDawg, Sep 28, 2011
Photo of JohnnyChicago
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

JohnnyChicago, Oct 18, 2012
Photo of ChrisPro
3.68/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Dark ruby with tan head. Gorgeous lacing.

S - lemon, toffee and lavender. Maybe glacier and amarillo dry hopped?

T - light honey sweetness and then just enough bitterness to balance. Slightly tannic finish but okay.

M - light carb, medium body.

O - extremely drinkable and well balanced. A solid beer for sure.

ChrisPro, Sep 22, 2011
Photo of GbVDave
3.9/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a pint glass at Revolution 3/15/11. Thanks to pops for the assist!

A: Served a dark and cloudy brown with a 1/4 finger layer of khaki colored cream. Head evaporated almost immediately but a nice collar left a bit of lace behind.

S: A bit of caramel, roasty malt, and herbal/piney hops but I really had to search to get that out of it.

T: Slightly more prominent in the taste than the nose. Roasty malt and piney hops are pretty much all I got out of this...not that that is a bad thing!

M: Dry and herbal, initially. As it warms a slightly sweet stickiness asserts itself.

D: Enjoyable. I'd like to try again. Maybe the serving temp was too cold? It was hard to shake the complexities out of this guy.

GbVDave, Mar 15, 2011
Photo of EuellGophar
4.68/5  rDev +22.5%

EuellGophar, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of bigjer78
4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

bigjer78, Oct 14, 2012
Photo of Aeroscorp
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Aeroscorp, Oct 31, 2013
Photo of Thorpe429
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Thorpe429, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of KeithE
4/5  rDev +4.7%

KeithE, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of AgentZero
4.45/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Dark brown beer with some red highlights on the edges. Off-white head that didn't stay for long but left some great lace and random stick on the sides of the glass throughout consumption.

S - Approriate caramel, backed with some orange and citrus that manages to avoid being acidic. Great floral aroma mixes in so well and finishes off with the slightest bit of butter and brown sugar.

T - Taste is just lip smacking good. Caramel malts are lightened by the citrus and floral notes. Nice toasty malts and lightly sweetend chocolate with a bit of light floral taste. Sweet, but finishes clean.

M - Lighter bodied, good carbonaion, clean finish, refreshing.

O - Well damn, guess I like this beer more than everyone else. Love the nose, love the taste. Nothing became cloying or fatiguing in this, and I could easily have drank another pint.

AgentZero, Sep 15, 2011
Photo of nucmedmario
4/5  rDev +4.7%

nucmedmario, Jan 13, 2012
Photo of yeahnatenelson
3.9/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Imbibed at the Revolution Brewpub 03/11/2011

Appearance -- Pours a rich mahogany brown with ruddy highlights and a slim creamy beige head. Not too shabby.

Smell -- The malt character of the aroma is quite robust with roast malt, golden toast, and dry cocoa. Prominent hops evoking pithy citrus and pine resin. While not especially aromatic, my interest is piqued...

Taste -- Rich roast malt, mild nuttiness, golden toast, and gentle cocoa sweetness. Like the nose had suggested, hops are quite forward with grapefruit pith and resin. Lingering flavors of roast malt sweetness and resin.

Mouthfeel -- Medium body and somewhat milder carbonation. Could use a boost in bubbles, but otherwise quite good. Smooth and easy-drinking.

Drinkability -- A brown ale that is both robust AND hoppy? Sign me up! This was a very pleasant surprise.

yeahnatenelson, Mar 13, 2011
Photo of cadaugherty
4/5  rDev +4.7%

cadaugherty, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of gunclubchris
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

gunclubchris, Nov 06, 2012
Photo of zapahoppa
4/5  rDev +4.7%

zapahoppa, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of Jonker1
2.5/5  rDev -34.6%

Jonker1, Apr 06, 2014
Photo of thewimperoo
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

thewimperoo, Dec 10, 2013
Photo of homebrew311
4.08/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served on tap at Revolution. Appearance is a clear chestnut brown. Tan creamy head retains nicely with tons of this lacing. The nose features big time aromatic hops in the form of pine. Some malty note of caramel and toffee are present as well. The taste has an assertive hop profile as well. Brown bread and caramel start things off with a progressively hoppy palate. Finish is somewhat bitter and very refreshing. The mouthfeel is light with mild carbonation. Overall, this is a very hop forward brown. Nice balance and plenty of refreshing quality is present.

homebrew311, Apr 24, 2012
Photo of spycow
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

spycow, Mar 10, 2013
Photo of ChicagoNick
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

ChicagoNick, Feb 03, 2013
Photo of sbxx
3/5  rDev -21.5%

sbxx, Sep 28, 2013
Photo of Boonedog
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Boonedog, Oct 03, 2013
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Working Woman from Revolution Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.