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Rosa Hibiscus Ale - Revolution Brewing Company

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Rosa Hibiscus AleRosa Hibiscus Ale

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Ratings: 482
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 15.8%
Wants: 12
Gots: 64 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Tart summer ale infused with 12lbs of Hibiscus flowers and a touch of orange peel. Her sexy pink hue, leaves her to be desired.

Duplicate entry, rename of "Rosie"
 http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profi ... 2072/60418 

(Beer added by: AgentZero on 07-02-2011)
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3.64/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I had this in a becker pint. Reviewed from notes.

The beer is a pinkish-ruby with a fine finger of tan foam. I really like the look of this one! Kind of novel.

Definitely has a sweeter and, of course, flowery bouquet coming out of this glass. Everything from lemon zest, orange rind, honey, grapes, a pilsner malt, and red cherries. I like this!

The palate surprises me with some sour and tangy notes. The cherry is much bigger at mid-palate than in the nose. There is still a since of honey here, but add in red delicious apples, red grapes, and some lemon. The hibiscus is big in the swallow, not as much at mid-palate. The malt is very light and more crackery. It is hard to decide if the malt works or not. Everything else about the flavors here are fine, great in fact.

The feel is also a nice medium, and there is decent carb creaminess when I swish this one around. Very easy to drink.

Some people may find Rosa too sweet, but I like her how she is. The malt bill is what really throws this beer off. Nothing off the top of my head comes to mind as a good sub for it, but the complexity and excellent blend of spiced flavors helps make up for it.

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3.11/5  rDev -10.6%
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The Rosa Hibiscus Ale from Revolution is ok. The beer poured a amber with purple tinge. There was little head and no lacing. The scent had a spice to it that reminded me of raisons....maybe. The taste was slightly dry with mild spice to it and had a slight citrus to it. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall, the beer was good....but not one that I would consider a go to.

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Rosa Hibiscus Ale from Revolution Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 482 ratings.