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Crystal-Hero - Revolution Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

308 Ratings
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Ratings: 308
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 7.62%
Wants: 35
Gots: 23 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

A crisp and refreshing IPA exploding with fresh hop character, named for a somewhat forgotten yet amazing hop variety named Crystal.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 05-09-2013)
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Reviews by CaptCleveland:
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4.19/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Growler obtained from local Heinen's for the happy Father' day price of $7.99.

Clear straw-yellow elixir poured into GFH chalice. One-finger cotton white head, lingers then forms a tight, thin rim during the tasting. Few wisps of thick lacing coat the glass.

Mango, lemon, orange rind predominate.

Nice tropical fruits with minimal malt. Perfect combo for this hophead.

Medium body, tangy, well carbonated.

Very nice IPA, perfect for the summer.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.03/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

(Served in a tulip glass)
A- This beer pours a clear yellowish-apricot body with a strong matrix of microbubbles. There is a thick rocky white head that sticks to the glass in lumps.

S- The aroma is like opening a fresh bag of hop pellets bright and green leaf qualities.

T- The green bright woody hops have a touch of sweetness in the finish with a lightly bright pungent aftertaste. There is a nice cream flavor that comes through in the malt flavor.

M- The medium-light mouthfeel has a tight little fizz that creates a nice creamy texture as it opens.

O- The nice IPA has some interesting classic character to the hops and a nice flavor. I’m not sure it is enough to be a hero but it is one tasty pedestrian.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.24/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Good session ale. Golden with great lacing.

Smell: Lots of fresh grapefruit. One of the more citrus-oriented IPAs I've ever had.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Lots of grapefruit. A nice caramel backbone and some grass. Medium-bodied with great carbonation

Overall: Very good IPA. Did I mention the grapefruit?

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Crystal-Hero from Revolution Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 308 ratings.