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Bean Gene - Revolution Brewing Company

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Ratings: 507
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 7.96%
Wants: 101
Gots: 134 | FT: 24
Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 10-09-2012

Bean Gene is the first variation we did with our Mean Gene barrel-aged Eugene Porter.

After months socked away in bourbon barrels, we steeped it with Dark Matter coffee beans prior to bottling. Smooth and well-balanced, with hints of vanilla and an in-your-face coffee flavor, enjoy it at breakfast, lunch or dinner.

28 IBU
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Bottle in trade. Thanks! Pours black into the glass with a one finger mocha head. Aroma of lots of spicy earthy coffee, bourbon, a bit of roast and fruits, more bourbon. Not much oak or vanilla coming from the barrel integration here, mainly just straight bourbon. Flavor is lots of coffee, some sweet chocolate, big bourbon punch, lingering oak and light vanilla roasted coffee. Medium body with medium carbonation. Not super hot but very bourbon forward flavor here. Gotta like the stuff to like this and it's a bit over the top. Beer really isn't carrying the barrel well.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Out of a bottle into my tulip. In trade from Kevinpitts! Thanks much!
A – Deep and dark on the pour. Half inch tan head that settles down and leaves a touch of lacing.
S – Nice bourbon aroma with a good bit of vanilla as well.
T – Light coffee flavor with a good bit of bourbon at first. The vanilla comes in and cuts some of the edge off the bourbon. Traces of chocolate with a touch of oak and some roasted malts.
M – Medium carbonation with a medium body. Creamy and slick on the palate. Leaves just a touch of sweetness and some breathy alcohol.
O – Great. This was a fantastic porter. The tastes are all very well balanced and flavorful. Even better as it warms up the flavors really blossom. Nice.

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Bean Gene from Revolution Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 507 ratings.