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Oktoberfest Revolution - Revolution Brewing Company

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304 Ratings
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Ratings: 304
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 11
Gots: 31 | 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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Photo of sweemzander
4.3/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz can poured into a tulip glass.

(A)- Pours a clear caramel colored amber-orange color. Produced some good off-white froth that stuck around for awhile before dissipating. Minimal lacing.

(S)- A nicely dry yet bread-like graininess meets the most subtle background sweetness in recent memory for an oktoberfest. Ever so tiny hint at a grassy hop-like aroma. The grainy yeast seems to be the predominant aroma.

(T)- I really dig the rustic nuttiness this has up front that is quickly followed by the great graininess and very subtle sweetness from the aroma. A great yeast component in the middle that really blends this beers whole profile together to make a really cohesive beer for the style. This succeeds where alot of oktoberfests fail; it is not overly sweet.

(M)- A great carbonation level. For an oktoberfest, this is quite smooth despite an ever present bready graininess. A mild sweetness balances well with the rustic nutty flavor this possesses. A superb balance for a style I have alot of love/hate experiences with.

(O)- I have not had many new Marzens this season so far, but I think this one really is a fantastic example of the style for me. Smooth, yet a good malt bill meets a nice rustic nutty graininess. Really digging alot of what Revolution is putting out and this is no different.

sweemzander, Oct 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

DrKarl, Tuesday at 03:56 AM
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Zonian1, Tuesday at 02:38 AM
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

thecrowing, Monday at 07:17 PM
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Ncpogs, Monday at 06:36 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

JayKay412, Monday at 04:02 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

mjc3151, Sunday at 08:53 PM
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4.24/5  rDev +13.1%

elliott1184, Sunday at 06:01 PM
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3.52/5  rDev -6.1%

paulybunyan, Saturday at 09:24 PM
Photo of SD-Alefan
3.8/5  rDev +1.3%

Enjoyed on tap at the brewery taproom.
Actually, this didn't seem very revolutionary. A nice, orthodox Marzen. Very smooth and tasty.

SD-Alefan, Oct 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

chip26, Oct 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

mds1101, Oct 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

KAF, Oct 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

xICooRsYIx, Oct 14, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +5.6%

maxcoinage, Oct 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

wellsnb, Oct 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Kyrojack, Oct 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

mattyrubes, Oct 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Thirstygoat, Oct 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

mothman, Oct 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

KevChiTown, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of StoneTSR
3.96/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

APPEARANCE: Copper in color with a slightly off-white head that foams up to about an inch, this lively looking beer plays its part as a gorgeous American-style Oktoberfest.

SMELL: The smell is not very intense, but it is pleasant with biscuit notes and an ever so slight roast on the caramel malt aromas.

TASTE: The caramel comes through very strong, making this a sweet, delightful treat. That said, a nice bready flavor finishes the beer off while a variety of fruit flavors dance around the whole beer.

MOUTHFEEL: Medium bodied and very well balanced overall. Sweet to start with the perfect amount of drying towards the end. A very light tickle gives the beer an approachable character with a clean finish.

OVERALL: As always, great example of the style from Revolution.

StoneTSR, Oct 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

tdmccarthy, Oct 08, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -6.1%

Acubflem, Oct 07, 2014
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Oktoberfest Revolution from Revolution Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 304 ratings.