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Bean Gene - Revolution Brewing Company

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352 Ratings
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Ratings: 352
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.16%
Wants: 78
Gots: 80 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Eugene Porter that has been bourbon barrel aged with coffee beans.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 10-09-2012)
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.26/5  rDev -24%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Black body with a nice off-white head. Thick collar. Nice surface foam.

Smell - Slightly acidic coffee. Some whiskey. Dark chocolate.

Taste - Acidic coffee. Too sharp, really. Some milk chocolate. Whiskey comes after the coffee and lingers into the finish.

Mouthfeel - High carbonation. Tingly booze.

Overall - Not so impressed, but drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2014 02:35:37 | More by Alieniloquium
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ralerwen

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-18-2014 02:07:59 | More by ralerwen
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ToadiesForCody

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-17-2014 14:19:17 | More by ToadiesForCody
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ksbuell

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

03-17-2014 02:57:53 | More by ksbuell
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dunlap926

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.8%

03-15-2014 15:53:47 | More by dunlap926
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dcisco44

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -24.2%

03-15-2014 15:51:45 | More by dcisco44
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Noonan425

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-15-2014 01:05:13 | More by Noonan425
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N_Overholt

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.8%

03-14-2014 00:04:35 | More by N_Overholt
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kirkfrailey

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-12-2014 14:43:02 | More by kirkfrailey
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WCW

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-12-2014 03:27:55 | More by WCW
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JamLand

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-12-2014 01:17:11 | More by JamLand
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jffrson729

Illinois

5/5  rDev +16.6%

03-11-2014 03:20:18 | More by jffrson729
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-09-2014 17:18:45 | More by ShemRahBoo
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-09-2014 11:32:59 | More by Cynic-ale
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Auslander

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-05-2014 14:13:00 | More by Auslander
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-02-2014 19:35:26 | More by orangesol
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Buttermilk

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

03-02-2014 18:18:15 | More by Buttermilk
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LP_Tyler

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-01-2014 18:46:42 | More by LP_Tyler
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

5/5  rDev +16.6%

03-01-2014 18:29:42 | More by Knoxrb12
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shredder83

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-01-2014 07:01:24 | More by shredder83
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Stevelikesbeer

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

02-25-2014 23:31:30 | More by Stevelikesbeer
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BMart

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

02-25-2014 18:14:54 | More by BMart
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Lynn

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

02-25-2014 12:34:05 | More by Lynn
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JSBILK

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

02-24-2014 22:20:03 | More by JSBILK
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AmishLightning

Illinois

4.56/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Even at the pout this beer comes out super dark. There is little to no head even with added seperation from the bottle to the glass. This is typical for barrel aged stouts, but I would like to see one with some foam to speak of.

Smell: The coffee and the bourbon tie together very well. I can't really distinguish any of the bourbon subilties (mostly becuase I don;t know much about bourbon). Anyway, the aroma was very fine and very strong.

Taste: Initally the bourbon seems to overpower the flavor, but after more and more sips I could get the other flavors coming through. I noticed a tingling of coffee throughout the taste-start to finish. Also, the sweet malts added a good fullness to the beer. I feel like Revolution wasn't going for super-complexity they just wanted sweet, bourbon, with a bit a coffee: and they got it. No bittering flavors to mention.

Mouthfeel: Smoothness was fantastic. I havn't had a smoother non-oatmeal stout. The alcohol added a nice warming finsih that was really enjoyable.

Overall: Definitely worth the time and effort to find it. I wish it wasn;t limited release, but we can also hope for another batch to be brewed. I am not even a coffee drinker and I loved it.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2014 21:11:29 | More by AmishLightning
Bean Gene from Revolution Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 352 ratings.