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Red Skull - Revolution Brewing Company

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177 Ratings
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Ratings: 177
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.07%
Wants: 15
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Imperial Red Ale is brewed with whole Cascade hops and dry-hopped in both the fermenter and the serving tank with whole Crystal hops. A flavorful, hoppy delight balanced with caramel sweetness and alcohol warmth.

(Beer added by: homebrew311 on 12-10-2011)
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Jordanmtate, Sunday at 04:37 AM
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3.92/5  rDev -3.7%

paulybunyan, Saturday at 09:25 PM
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4.16/5  rDev +2.2%

shopk, Oct 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +22.9%

Tabbrew, Oct 15, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +11.1%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

mecmd, Oct 12, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to Jenny for introducing me to this one!
Served in a footed tulip at the brewery.

Deep copper amber, saturated red color, sharp clarity. Striated rings of lacing in the glass, long lasting retention on the surface.

Tropical hop aroma, fruity tangerine and passion fruit linger in dried form. Caramel malt lingers underneath, though the sweetness is an undercurrent and never overpowers. Taste follows suit, burly caramel malt, well offset by fruity hop character, throwing off passion fruit and sweet citrus. Pretty nice. Very well balanced, full bodied and smooth.

emerge077, Oct 11, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -4.2%

bcm75, Oct 10, 2014
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MidwestBA, Oct 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

braican, Oct 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Stinger80OH, Oct 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

DrKarl, Oct 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Tanger112, Oct 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

HarmonMW, Sep 30, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -4.2%

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poormishi, Sep 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Nbdreher, Sep 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Chrixsus, Sep 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

EdFed, Sep 22, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +6.1%

Gfy684, Sep 19, 2014
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3.81/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

22oz, bottled 8/28/2014, 8.3% ABV
A 3.5 - ruddy brown colored ale with a thinner beige head that quickly fades to a foam
S 4.25 - big aroma with caramel, bread, pine, fruit, grapefruit
T 3.75 - bold flavors as well with sweet caramel, bread crust, tropical fruit, grapefruit, pine. Nice balance between both sweet and pungent.
M 3.5 - medium body, resinous, alcohol is quite hot and takes away from the experience
O 3.75 - I liked this, but wasn't crazy over it. Although I'm happy to have tried this one, I know of another Imperial red ale that I like more than this one - and it's half the price.

barnzy78, Sep 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

smartassboiler, Sep 18, 2014
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Red Skull from Revolution Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 177 ratings.