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Straight Jacket - Revolution Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

378 Ratings
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Ratings: 378
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.18%
Wants: 117
Gots: 115 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

WillCarrera, May 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

kylehay2004, May 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

PhatAtUT, May 03, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

stealth, May 02, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Bomber at the campfire after Ebenezer's Night of the Great Thirst. Reviewed from notes; just now getting around to entering it.

A: Cloudy chestnut body, thin tan head. Average.

S: Big bourbon, vanilla, toffee, and oak. Great.

T: Vanilla, butterscotch, toffee, bourbon, spice, and booze. Really hot aftertaste is the only flaw. Delicious.

M: Creamy, velvety full body. Awesome.

O: Terrific BA Barleywine. A highlight.

Cheers!

woosterbill, May 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

JohnnyNicks, Apr 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

ShanePB, Apr 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

danwho, Apr 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

funkel81, Apr 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

SocalKicks, Apr 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

mhind52, Apr 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

jschott75, Apr 20, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The beer pours a slightly murky chestnut brown with no sediment and a thin head of fine carbonation that falls off quickly with light lacing. The nose is a mix of molasses, raisin, bourbony oak that finishes with a hint of ethanol and vanilla as it warms. Similarly, the taste is sticky bourbon barrel goodness - bready malts, well integrated bourbon notes, minimal bitterness/hop character, and lingering caramel. The mouthfeel is impressively drinkable with a medium-full, slightly flat body, rich bourbon flavors, lingering caramel sweetness, minimal bitterness, and a smooth, non-burning boozy finish. This is definitely an impressive BA barleywine, made that much better by its shelf status and availability.

ThePorterSorter, Apr 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

DerekQXQX, Apr 18, 2014
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mjc3151, Apr 18, 2014
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james582, Apr 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

CuriousMonk, Apr 16, 2014
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Straight Jacket from Revolution Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 378 ratings.