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Rise - Revolution Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

155 Ratings
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Ratings: 155
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 17
Gots: 10 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
American Stout with notes of chocolate and coffee, loaded with Amarillo & Chinook hops.

(Beer added by: GbVDave on 11-06-2011)
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-28-2013 17:39:21 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

12-27-2013 03:57:03 | More by fredmugs
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DerekQXQX

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

12-25-2013 20:38:55 | More by DerekQXQX
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gmendez1122

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-25-2013 04:33:14 | More by gmendez1122
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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

12-22-2013 02:11:24 | More by FlixFlix
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

12-18-2013 01:10:14 | More by IPAdams
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superspak

Michigan

4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 12/12/2012. Pours pitch black color with a 2 finger dense dark tan head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of big orange zest, lemon zest, pineapple, dark chocolate, roasted malt, cocoa, light char, toast, floral, grass, light pine, and floral/roasted earthiness. Very nice hoppy aromas with good balance and complexity of hop and roasted malt notes; with good strength. Taste of orange zest, lemon zest, pineapple, dark chocolate, roasted malt, cocoa, light char, toast, floral, grass, light pine, and floral/roasted earthiness. Slight pine/roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus zest, pineapple, dark chocolate, roasted malt, cocoa, light char, toast, floral, grass, light pine, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice complexity and well balanced hop and roasted malt flavors; with nice robustness and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a moderately creamy and slightly chalky mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice American stout style. All around good balance and robustness of hop and roasted malt flavors; and very smooth to sip on. A very enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2013 19:51:33 | More by superspak
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EdFed

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-15-2013 03:11:34 | More by EdFed
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.8%

12-11-2013 02:47:59 | More by XmnwildX12
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jschott75

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

11-30-2013 04:28:44 | More by jschott75
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GRFounder

Michigan

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11-29-2013 20:04:22 | More by GRFounder
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

11-23-2013 15:15:48 | More by mmulebarn
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server222

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-28-2013 21:14:09 | More by server222
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teamwiggum

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-23-2013 04:11:23 | More by teamwiggum
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Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

10-22-2013 18:16:37 | More by Buster
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Drucifer

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

10-17-2013 14:15:42 | More by Drucifer
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dvmin98

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

10-14-2013 22:51:49 | More by dvmin98
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

4/5  rDev +0.8%

10-07-2013 20:27:55 | More by Whiskeydeez
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ChicagoNick

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

09-25-2013 15:42:28 | More by ChicagoNick
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cosmonick

Indiana

4/5  rDev +0.8%

09-17-2013 00:35:54 | More by cosmonick
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Stoutfan23DJ

Illinois

3.96/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into an imperial pint glass and served at 50 degrees.

Appearance: Poured about a fingers worth of off-white, khaki tan head with a dark brown, almost jet black color body. Medium carbonation and effervescence and head retention. After about a minute only a thin lacing of head remains. After each sip a nice thin lacing sticks and remains on the sides of the glass.

Aroma: I immediately get the hops that are showcased in the front. The hops are very dominant in the aroma and every time I take a whiff, it makes me think of a Black IPA. I also received a strange ashy/charcoal smell but I’m assuming that it is from the large doses of hops used and the roasted malt combined. In the hop aspects, I get pine, some citrus/tropical fruits and a nice resinous pine and green tea hop bite. In the background I get the chocolate, cocoa, toasted grains, roasted coffee, a burnt char character, anise and a slightly sweet caramel.

Taste: The taste is much more pleasing than the aroma. In the taste, the malts are very well presented and are very well balanced with the wallops of hops. I’m getting rich cacao nibs, dark chocolate, toffee, dark roasted coffee grounds, licorice and a presence of anise that lingers to the end. There is a charcoal, ashy characteristic that is a bit displeasing but doesn’t ruin it for me. The hops settled down and the smoother malts came more forward when the beer warmed up. The hops aren’t just plainly bitter, floral and piney, there is some sweet tropical and citrus fruits that compliment.

Mouth feel: The body is medium, slick, smooth and the carbonation is just right. Pretty drinkable for 7.5%.

Overall: I did enjoy this for its merits and overall thought that it was pretty solid example for an American-style stout. If this had a pound more of hops to this brew, I would consider this a Black IPA. If you like your stouts much more hop forward and with a lot of roasted characteristics, try this out!

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2013 21:11:18 | More by Stoutfan23DJ
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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Illinois

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Illinois

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08-22-2013 00:12:52 | More by detrockcitey
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Colorado

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08-15-2013 01:12:33 | More by steamboatbrewer
Rise from Revolution Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 155 ratings.