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Straight Jacket - Revolution Brewing Company

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376 Ratings
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Ratings: 376
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.18%
Wants: 117
Gots: 114 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
(Barrel-Aged Institutionalized) A strong ale to warm your insides in the dead of winter. Deep aromas and flavors of dark stone fruits, bourbon, molasses, toasted coconut and vanilla come in waves.

55 IBU

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 09-08-2011)
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4.51/5  rDev +5.4%

Bottle (this is Straight Jacket) from trade. Pours dark amber with lots of reddish color and a beautiful creamy two finger off white or khaki head. Aroma is lots of fruits, figs, toffee, caramel, vanilla, oak, bourbon. Flavor is sweet rich caramel covered figs with brown sugar, vanilla, tinged of dry oak. The bourbon is here but oh so smooth with very little evidence of the 13% ABV. Silky smooth and thick, rich body with low plus carbonation. Man, this is really good. And apparently my trade partner grabbed it off the shelf? More please!

BMMillsy, Wednesday at 01:04 AM
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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Photo of Bosoxfan20
4.45/5  rDev +4%

A- Near amber with bright accents. Delicate white head that doesn't hang around much other than a ring around the edge. 4

S- Huge barrel aging notes here. Bourbon, loads of vanilla, coconut, and dark fruits. Very intense from the get go 4.5

T/M- Follows nose well. Layers of complexity. Molasses, again with the big vanilla, sweet fruity finish. Some booze that only adds to the depth. Finishes quite smooth none the less. Creamy to a degree. Light carbonation with little to no heat. 4.5

O- A fine example of how the bourbon barrel aging process should go down. The nose is near flawless, the flavor is as complex as my last cardiopulmonolgy exam, and the body is just so damn smooth. My first from Revolution and most certainly not my last. 4.45

Bosoxfan20, Oct 12, 2014
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Straight Jacket from Revolution Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 376 ratings.