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Revival - Port City Brewing

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Revival
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86
very good

42 Ratings
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Port City Brewing visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Kegatron on 05-07-2012)
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navin

Virginia

5/5  rDev +28.9%

06-05-2013 19:32:26 | More by navin
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revo

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

08-13-2012 14:48:05 | More by revo
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zp6167a

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +16%

02-25-2014 21:34:16 | More by zp6167a
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circus_cat

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +16%

02-04-2013 17:34:52 | More by circus_cat
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BH712

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

06-01-2014 03:02:05 | More by BH712
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efm


4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

05-19-2013 21:29:17 | More by efm
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MarvinSnyder

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

02-25-2013 21:43:07 | More by MarvinSnyder
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Beer-A-Lot

Virginia

4.13/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This stout was a real surprise. On tap at Black's Bar in Bethesda, Maryland. Very rich and chocolaty taste, with slight touch of milk sweetness. Subtle roasty flavor with sea-salt-infused flavors that just seem to hit me right. Not at all as salty as a gose, but still pretty cool. I guess it's more of an oyster stout, but not like the ones I've had before. Pretty full bodied. I would love to try this again and see if it does the same thing for me. Well done.

Serving type: on-tap

06-03-2014 15:10:35 | More by Beer-A-Lot
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gabrielsyme

Virginia

4.11/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: pitch black, dark and opaque.

Aroma: dark chocolate, cocoa.

Taste: coffee, burnt toast, roasted sweetness.

Mouthfeel: tastes much heavier than 5.5%, but is still drinkable.

Overall: very good! Couldn't differentiate this from a "regular" stout but very enjoyable.


Serving type: on-tap

06-01-2014 19:12:54 | More by gabrielsyme
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Swift989

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +3.1%

10-19-2013 04:00:56 | More by Swift989
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FirstBrewsoon

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-27-2013 20:56:18 | More by FirstBrewsoon
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2dogbrew

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.1%

08-10-2012 21:58:39 | More by 2dogbrew
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TubaManJack

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.1%

12-28-2012 02:02:33 | More by TubaManJack
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Wattie

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-06-2014 16:35:56 | More by Wattie
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polopaul20

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.1%

10-22-2013 14:48:48 | More by polopaul20
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cbuckl14

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.1%

06-18-2014 22:29:39 | More by cbuckl14
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Fakexican

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-03-2014 22:45:53 | More by Fakexican
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uturn

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.1%

05-16-2014 15:41:16 | More by uturn
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SonOfKyuss

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.1%

12-07-2013 23:04:31 | More by SonOfKyuss
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cnwillis31

Vermont

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-23-2013 22:03:16 | More by cnwillis31
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argock

Virginia

3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on-tap in a Shaker pint at Mellow Mushroom (Charlottesville, VA).

A: Black hue with short cap of beige, frothy head that holds well and leaves some lace scraps at the top of the glass.

S: Good dose of dark malt roastiness with some fig and raisin dark fruit aromas

T: The dark fruitiness works well with the oyster bite to create a very heavy flavor that lays over the palate for a long time. The roast component is not overwhelming but complements the fig and raisin fruitiness and the slightly salty nature of this brew.

M: Good thick mouthfeel with medium body and low carbonation to enhance the thick favored sensation.

O: A nice oyster stout with the salty, soft but heavy flavor of the style.

Serving type: on-tap

12-27-2012 02:07:19 | More by argock
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Chaney

District of Columbia

3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this on-tap in tap room.

A: Poured from the tap as black as a night, and under close inspection, the head formation looked like mocha craters on the moon.

S: I got tons of roast here, with fresh sea-breeze-infused filtered water. Dark, with a toasty undertow.

T: I got lots of roast, but it wasn't too bitter in the afterbite. Smokey, and without much carameliness at all, which I think is appropriate here.

M: Some slight graininess, which was only evident under very close inspection. This was smooth overall, and with a slight bitterness on the back palate.

O: I would say that overall, this is an excellent brew. I hope Port City finds it in their heart to keep it around.

Serving type: on-tap

09-06-2012 21:43:14 | More by Chaney
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blackie

California

3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

draft at the brewpub

The beer pours a black color with a dense coating of beige head, retaining nicely. Very nice set here - a backbone of dry, smooth roasted malts bring flavors of charcoal and dark barley with very little sweetness...setting a clean stage for the introduction of a mild sea-brine finish. Touches of dark fruit skins. Smooth in body with a lighter carbonation. Very nice.

Serving type: on-tap

09-01-2013 21:12:55 | More by blackie
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clayrock81

Virginia

3.81/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured a blackish body with one finger khaki head and some lace. The base of the aroma is strong malts, pick up some roasted malts, little bit of woodiness and sweetness and not much hops. More porter than stout in terms of how "heavy" the beer is, it goes down smooth, creamy, light. Moderate sweetness like caramel and possible chocolate mixes with some roasted, coffee notes for balance and a dry finish. Not a standout beer but a pretty good one to try.

Serving type: on-tap

11-20-2013 19:11:05 | More by clayrock81
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.79/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Port City. Served in a taster glass. Probably the best oyster stout I’ve had. Dry and toasty with a mild "sea" character. Touch of milk chocolate.

Serving type: on-tap

01-09-2013 12:30:50 | More by Thorpe429
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