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Mean Gene - Revolution Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

140 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 140
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 8.91%


Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged in Woodford Reserve barrels for 8 months, our deliciously roast chocolatey Eugene Porter now packs a punch.

(Beer added by: AgentZero on 10-04-2012)
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Reviews by KDawg:
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KDawg

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured tap @ rev into a snifter. Pours a dark chocolate color with a small head.

There is a real richness to the aromas of raisins, some bourbon aromas, chocolate, and some malts.

Full bodied with a very smooth feel. There is nice depth with flavors of milk chocolate, raisins, and a touch of bourbon as well.

This was really enjoyable. More on the sipping side, but really good regardless.

Serving type: on-tap

10-11-2012 20:41:32 | More by KDawg
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Mean Gene from Revolution Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 140 ratings.