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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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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Evantron3000, Aug 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

KeithE, Aug 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

falconxman, Aug 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

bigbluebeerguy, Jul 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

atorres, Jul 20, 2014
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3.09/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I've been to the brewpub several times but never saw this one on the menu, so when I saw this 22oz bottle at the Binny's store in Bloomingdale, IL, I picked one up and brought it home.

The beer poured a very dark brown, almost black color, and made a 2½-finger medium tan head. The head lasted about 2 minutes and left some decent lacing on the glass.

Raisiny smell with bittersweet chocolate and earthy hops.

This is a stout that's more hoppy than malty. Lots of citrus and earthy hop flavor along with some raisin/plum fruitiness. There's a layer of bittersweet baker's chocolate underneath, and then finally you get some roasted malt to come through. There's a lot of bitterness here for a stout, but it's not overly harsh.

Medium bodied with medium carbonation.

Some reviewers have commented that this is more like a black IPA than an American stout, and I agree with them. It's OK, but I wouldn't buy it again.

matjack85, Jul 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

anhigdon, Jul 19, 2014
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stortore, May 07, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance is pitch black and well carbonated. Almost no head.

Smells of chocolate, roasted nuts, and hot sugar.

Slight caramel, chocolate, burnt sugar, and a hint of coffee.

The mouthfeel is lush and smooth but a little thin for my taste.

Overall I was only slightly disappointed with this brew as I was looking for something thicker, but still a damn good choice.

larryarms847, Apr 26, 2014
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Rise from Revolution Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 169 ratings.