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Straight Jacket - Revolution Brewing Company

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326 Ratings
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Ratings: 326
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 8.2%
Wants: 108
Gots: 96 | FT: 11
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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Rhode Island

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

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Washington

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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Washington

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-27-2014 21:57:15 | More by ToddBeans
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1000lbgrizzly

Illinois

4.05/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Orange-brown body, a little hazy, light tan head that dissipates and leaves no lacing. Tidy box-and-bottle set.

S: Tons of wood and malt. Some whiskey spice coming through as well.

T: Again, lots of wood, mostly smooth with some malt sweetness but also slightly harsh, I'm sure the high ABV contributes. Hints of vanilla and leather. Very malty as well, it approaches the level that gives me a headache. Not very bitter, but the somewhat harsh wood notes are balanced by a mild sweetness. Long finish.

M: For the intense aromas and ABV, this is medium bodied and drinkable. No filminess and moderate carbonation.

O: Maybe a little heavy on the wood aspect, but with such a heavy-malt brew it works well. For a barleywine, this is nicely complex and appropriately alcohol-ed.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2014 04:08:05 | More by 1000lbgrizzly
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bowzer4birdie

Illinois

4.6/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Revolution's beers do not disappoint me and I believe this is one of their best offerings. To me it has all of the characteristics needed in an English BW and isn't that far behind the very best of them such as Sucaba and BCBBW. it is a notch or two below just because of depth (lack therof) of flavor/ taste. It's more expensive than Sucaba per bottle, also, which is somewhat frustrating.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2014 17:00:25 | More by bowzer4birdie
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California

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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Wisconsin

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Illinois

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Michigan

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Virginia

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Illinois

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Illinois

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Pennsylvania

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Kentucky

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Maryland

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California

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California

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Straight Jacket from Revolution Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 326 ratings.