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3rd Year Beer - Revolution Brewing Company

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135 Ratings
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Ratings: 135
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 8.35%
Wants: 27
Gots: 39 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Wheatwine |  11.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
To commemorate our 3rd year anniversary we brewed this hearty wheat barley wine with piloncillo sugar and aged it for 4 months in Appleton rum casks. The result is something special; layers of caramel, molasses, toasted malt, oak and warmth. Cheers!

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 02-03-2013)
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vinny21bal

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

02-07-2014 23:08:32 | More by vinny21bal
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

03-26-2014 02:48:21 | More by Axnjxn
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

03-11-2014 14:02:54 | More by AndyEdgar
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Illinois

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02-09-2014 05:16:11 | More by Flabbyjandro
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maximum12

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Drucifer for handing this off at Darkness Day, as I continue my quest to consume everything wheatwine. In a barrel? Please, thank you. 22 oz. red-fist bottle split with my wife.

Pour is dark orange brown with just enough carbonation to convince me it's not carrot juice. Nose speaks to rum & caramel, though it's not of the strong or persuasive variety.

Revolution 3rd Year Beer states that it's aged in rum barrels. Really? Tastes more like rum aged in beer barrels. Hot, luscious rum takes a big bite out of my palate; beautiful. Vanilla, caramel, watery sugar, big sweet malts, with the wheat only forming a distant backdrop that might be overlooked if it weren't part of the title. Sticky, thick. Good walleye, I could drink this all night.

One off? Too bad. One of the best rum barrel-aged beers I've had to date. Revolution! Make this again! An excellent beer that breathes on elite.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2014 05:26:21 | More by maximum12
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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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22 oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep amber. Nice white head. Medium collar. Some surface wisps.

Smell - Rum. Oaky. A bit of citrus. Caramel.

Taste - Caramel. Sharp oak. Intense oak, really. Rum comes back in a boozy finish.

Mouthfeel - Very boozy. Medium heavy. Way too oaky.

Overall - It's too oaky and the rum doesn't contribute as much as other liquors would.

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3rd Year Beer from Revolution Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 135 ratings.