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Rise - Revolution Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

169 Ratings
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Ratings: 169
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 8.79%
Wants: 18
Gots: 14 | 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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4.91/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Cellared 22oz. bottle picked up a little while back from the taproom.
A: Dark brown/black with an effervescent tan head.
S: Coffee, chocolate, and sets up a bitter flavored brew.
T: Bitter chocolate, a little coffee flavor back there, and plenty of piney hop character, with flavor that lingers for days.
M: Crisp, clear, and much more drinkable than say an imperial stout with all of the same complexity. God bless Americans.
O: The epitome of the style, in my opinion, but apparently most people, including those at the 2012 GABF already knew that. Even kept a little while, the hops still come through. I'll be looking for this one on tap when it comes back in the fall. Well done.

bodhi185, Jun 12, 2013
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3.63/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured this beast of a black beer into my tall Spaten 0.5 liter glass, it's looking great thus far billowing tan burnt caramel head with another pitch black body...Aromatics bring it out in the front line with green hops really screaming through the black patent malts, dark chocolate not much perceived sweetness in the nose. The first, 2nd, and 3rd sips are screaming with hops, there comes a point in every American Stout's life when they should just fess up to being a Black IPA. That's definitely the case here without being a style Nazi let me tell you what I'm tasting: Dark espresso bean burnt quality, dark cacao style chocolate nibs, rolling hops fields of citrus and earthy hops collide with one another to create a rather harsh sipping American Stout...it's rough finish is hardcore flavor as is the hardcore carbonation is a bit rough, but overall I can see the light it's a brewer bringing the revolution by calling this hoppy ass black DIPA an aggressively hopped American Stout. Only 7.5% abv surprisingly delivers the alcohol warming effect pretty well or maybe I'm high on American hops and Nicaraguan tobacco.

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Rise from Revolution Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 169 ratings.