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Red Skull - Revolution Brewing Company

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90
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156 Ratings
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Ratings: 156
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 12
Gots: 10 | 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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4.32/5  rDev +6.4%

Gfy684, Friday at 01:17 PM
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3.81/5  rDev -6.2%
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, Friday at 04:12 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

KevChiTown, Thursday at 01:48 AM
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1.6/5  rDev -60.6%

CraftoMatic, Wednesday at 05:16 AM
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4.76/5  rDev +17.2%

boogieman6, Tuesday at 04:48 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

ralerwen, Monday at 04:36 PM
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

jklecko2, Monday at 02:19 AM
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4.16/5  rDev +2.5%

EuellGophar, Sep 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

TurdFurgison, Sep 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

assman79, Sep 14, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +3.4%

FreshHawk, Sep 13, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev +2.2%

Brams17, Sep 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -26.1%

SBoeckman72, Sep 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

CavemanRamblin, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

2014-09-06: Sample poured at the Kedzie brewery.

Pours clear, dark, brown-red. Smell is mild, roasty, with plenty of caramel.

Taste is strong pine bitterness and strong caramel or toffee.

Mouthfeel is thick and stick. Overall, quite good.

snaotheus, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Azpittil57, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

mjc3151, Sep 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -26.1%

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Arch578, Aug 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

jshusc, Aug 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

bigduga, Jul 31, 2014
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Red Skull from Revolution Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 156 ratings.