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Infiltrator - Revolution Brewing Company

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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 7.47%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Doppelbock |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 02-03-2013

This traditional German-style lager was brewed back in October and emits a beautiful auburn hue with deep, rich layers of caramel and toasted flavor notes. German Magnum and Select hops used in the brew kettle provide a balanced bitterness to a malt-dominant style.
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Ratings: 19 | Reviews: 3
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3.7/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

On-tap at the Revolution brewpub. 5oz taster filled to the brim.

A - Hard to comment on head volume, but there was a thin collar and some wisps on top but no lacing. Transparent amber-brown body.

S - Bready, with light caramel, nuts, and banana, a bit spicy actually. Toasted grains, and a somewhat unexpected phenolic yeast character that I'd expect more from a dunkelweizen than a doppelbock.

T - The taste is more stylistically accurate, with with lots of bread, touches of roast, nuts, cocoa, and faint fruitiness. Mildly bitter and lightly smokey finish.

M - Smooth medium body, with lower carbonation. Hearthy and bready, with no obvious alcohol.

D - Decent, but nothing particularly exciting. The aroma was understated and a bit strange, but otherwise this was OK. Haven't been overly impressed with Revolution's lagers so far.

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3.83/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Served up on tap at the Kedzie brewery. Quick review from notes.

Sanguine look, still and glassy, deep saturated copper brown color. Very little lace to speak of, a microscopic amount really.

Nutty toasted malt aromas, smooth and subdued, not much else.
Similar flavors, more nutty malts dominating with a pretty smooth feel. Dry aftertaste, substantial feel. Had about three of the small glasses, so it was imminently drinkable, in the words of the late and venerable Mr. Michael Jackson.

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4.06/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served at the 3rd year crazy party paired with a delicious beef skewer.

Infiltrator doppelbock

A: dark brown red, clear, collar of head some lacing 4

S: mild malty aroma with notes of toffee, hints of smoke, mild grainy sweetness 4.25

T: clean malty flavors, dry for style, light sweetness, reminds me more of a scotch ale 4

Mf: light, mod carb 4

O: nice clean, not as sweet as I expect for style, reallly comes off more like a scotch ale than a doppelbock 4

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Infiltrator from Revolution Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.