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Oktoberfest Revolution - Revolution Brewing Company

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84
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198 Ratings
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Ratings: 198
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 10
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: weatherdog on 09-20-2010)
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mecummins

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +21%

09-24-2013 16:19:02 | More by mecummins
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weatherdog

Illinois

3.83/5  rDev +3%

On tap at the brewpub. Served in a pint glass

It pours a brilliantly clear copper with a soapy big bubbled creme colored head. Lacing coats the sides of the glass.

Crisp and caramel malt are the aroma. Subtle, but straight forward.

the taste is pretty spot on to style with the exception on a too sweet finish. I excpect a nice crisp finish but this just doesn't deliver on that. This is a nice very malt forward beer which could be great with a better finish.

Carbonation is perfect at a medium to high level and mouthfeel would be right there if the finish was dryer. Drinkability is very high though as it should be given a beer that should be drank in 1L glass steins.

09-20-2010 22:55:11 | More by weatherdog
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danthehopslamman

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

12-10-2012 06:57:00 | More by danthehopslamman
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csmartin6

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

10-29-2013 01:42:47 | More by csmartin6
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77apm

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

03-16-2014 15:07:21 | More by 77apm
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Chris_Panos

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

12-12-2013 17:51:01 | More by Chris_Panos
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GOBLIN

Ohio

4/5  rDev +7.5%

04-02-2014 14:09:20 | More by GOBLIN
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damuts222

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

09-14-2012 01:35:09 | More by damuts222
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +7.5%

Appears a deep copper hue with off white cream head, fine even spaced lacing looks great. Aroma has caramel malts, herbal hops kicking in the backend, with a complementary air of very refreshing beer. Lager in a can, I'm game especially microbrewed O Fest. Semi sweet malts bring nutty, earthy notes between the malts and Euro hops I'm very excited to sink my teeth into the rest of the 5 cans I have from the sixer I purchased. Slick oily yet clean and refreshing all in one gulp, I'm a big fan of this Chicago brewed lager, I do know they have a decent German heritage in Chi town this could have been brewed by a direct descendant or a rebel revolutionary who knows how to brew good beer. I'm a fan of the brewery, brewery, and brews that they produce. This is all around quality, go try some if you see the tuba touting lederhosen clad gent next to the fist of the revolutionary. Great artwork complements great beer, go try some folks.

08-24-2013 15:54:35 | More by WVbeergeek
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JuniperJesus

Illinois

3/5  rDev -19.4%

10-12-2012 12:33:45 | More by JuniperJesus
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

4.3/5  rDev +15.6%

03.23.12 stamp on bottle
(Served in a dimple mug)
A- This beer pours a crystal clear deep caramel body with a tight carbonation and a thin sticky film of antique white head that is soon gone.

S- The flinty malt aroma has a hint of light toasted malt in the finish but it is clean and well lagered.

T- The dry toasted malt flavor has some Pils and Vienna malt notes that come through with a blend of Noble hop flavors in the clean finish. There is a gentle hop bitterness that lingers.

M- The medium-light mouthfeel has no alcohol heat and a nice tight fizz to compliment the clean finish.

O- This beer has a nice fresh soft malt flavor with a good Noble hops and a dry finish. This is a classic.

01-02-2013 22:34:35 | More by rhoadsrage
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Brenden

Ohio

3.95/5  rDev +6.2%

Pretty close to amber, perhaps a couple shades lighter than copper, Revolution's version of perhaps the most popular season-specific style appears to be a worthy contender. It appears evident as an off-white head, somewhat creamy and somewhat dense, rises to just over a finger. It keeps itself up for the session, fading slowly but never completely. Spotting is heavy and patching is the mjority of the lace left on the glass.
The malts are bicuity with plenty of caramel and a bit of white fruit flesh rather than generic fruits or dark fruits. There's a note of something like honey and toast comes out a bit more as it goes.
In the flavor, there's more focus on a bit of earth, with big breads throughout but giving a toasty note and caramel running with it. The fruit flesh comes out too. Hops are appropriately light but present, mostly floral.
The body rests at medium with a good flow off a consistent carbonation ofeering a nice bite while smoothness is likewise consistent.

08-24-2013 22:18:29 | More by Brenden
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DerekQXQX

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-25-2013 20:37:56 | More by DerekQXQX
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dowen17

Alabama

3.54/5  rDev -4.8%

Pours a clear orange. Very minimal head. Retention is basically non existent.

Smell is pretty faint. Some wheat and grain. A hint of spice. Nothing special here.

Taste is decent. A little more spice than what's present in the nose. Wheat. A bit watery. But decent.

Mouthfeel is okay. Could be more carbonated.

Overall this is a decent beer. Nothing to seek out but would be good on a hot day.

08-31-2013 19:22:01 | More by dowen17
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Mikedux30


4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

11-08-2012 02:52:26 | More by Mikedux30
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

09-04-2013 22:44:57 | More by Gonzoillini
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larryarms847

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

08-16-2013 03:22:39 | More by larryarms847
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DrIPA

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

10-18-2013 12:24:49 | More by DrIPA
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ShutOutTheSky


3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

01-17-2013 03:48:30 | More by ShutOutTheSky
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robotiks

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

04-27-2014 01:05:35 | More by robotiks
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oso

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.5%

03-13-2014 06:18:31 | More by oso
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Jaycase

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

a: translucent copper. half finger white head which recedes over time.

s: subdued. toasted malt, grain, caramel, slight bit of piney hops

t: toasted malts, honey sweetness, light hops

m: medium body & carbonation. slightly syrupy.

o: Easy to drink Oktoberfest. Although sweetness might get a bit cloying after a couple of these.

09-22-2013 20:48:34 | More by Jaycase
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beersdmf17

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

03-12-2014 15:57:23 | More by beersdmf17
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emerge077

Illinois

4.11/5  rDev +10.5%

Poured into a large mug, the foam froths up, soapy bubbles rising towards the rim of the glass. Three fingers of foam and soapy lacing in the glass. Bright saturated orange amber color.

Aroma of toasted malt and vague noble hops.

Slight citrus flashes by, and the bready toasted malt base rolls through and lingers into the aftertaste. Toast, marmalade, lightly bitter noble hops in the aftertaste. Light to medium feel, easily drinkable. May not be the most traditional, but it tastes great.

09-18-2013 01:13:13 | More by emerge077
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Devi0us

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

09-01-2013 09:01:09 | More by Devi0us
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Oktoberfest Revolution from Revolution Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 198 ratings.