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Red Skull - Revolution Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

121 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 121
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 8.03%


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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by Fcolle2:
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Fcolle2

Illinois

3.9/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours amber in colors with some hues of red and a slight brown tint that give it a little darker of an appearance. Head is beige, about one finger, and has decent retention.

Smell is good a little more hop forward than I was expecting but hop aromas are very Pleasant. Some good fresh citrus, mainly grapefruit forward along with a little pine aroma. Malt follows and has a decent presence. Rich sweet caramel and a husky grain aroma.

Taste is great. More more malt comes out in the taste and seems to be very well balanced. some good toasted cracker like malt is forward along with some lighter grain husk flavors. Hops are also present on the front end and has some light pine and herbal flavors.

Mouthfeel is good, medium bodied with moderate carbonation and a surprising medium bitterness.

Overall this was a good red, hoppier and much more bitter then expected but not in an off putting way. Nice balance and good flavors to complement the change in seasons.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2013 02:05:02 | More by Fcolle2
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A: Burnt orange color with a one-finger head
S: Grapefruit, pineapple, malt and toffee
T: Lots of toffee and caramel. Honestly some of the most I've ever tasted in a beer. This is followed by orange zest, roasted malt and tropical fruits.
M: Medium+ bodied
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Red Skull from Revolution Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 121 ratings.