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Revival Double Black IPA - Revival Brewing Co.

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Revival Double Black IPARevival Double Black IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

58 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 58
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Revival Brewing Co. visit their website
Rhode Island, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This Cascadian Dark Ale, otherwise know as our Double Black IPA, emerged stylistically from the Pacific North West. It has an IPA backbone with a "special blend" of choice roasted malts combined with a hard hitting matchup of hops, knocking this beer into a new weight class. Dry hopped and unfiltered for maximum flavor and punch. Enjoy it with a trainer!

85 IBU

(Beer added by: TheManiacalOne on 01-15-2012)
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vfgccp

New York

2.5/5  rDev -36.1%

06-10-2012 18:28:40 | More by vfgccp
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -23.3%

10-20-2013 19:57:20 | More by Rekrule
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

12-11-2013 03:18:10 | More by nmann08
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.35/5  rDev -14.3%

Poured from a bottle into a shaker pint, the beer is a very dark brown coloring with slight ruby highlights around the edges and a frothy, small bubbled, thin head coating the surface. Aromas of roast and chocolate, with resiny and bitter hops presence to balance out the nose. Very rich smells. Flavors are bitter and resiny on the forward tongue, with a darkly roasted backbone of coffee and bittersweet chocolate. The palate is a bit off balance, with bitterness at the beginning and end overpowering. The body is light, and the carbonation makes it effervescent, and almost sharp. Bitter roast and hoppy aftertaste, with a dry, almost astringent finish. Roasty linger left behind. This one was promising, but it came off the rails a bit at the end.

06-07-2013 00:43:26 | More by GarthDanielson
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev -11%

12oz bottle poured into snifter

Opaque black with a bubbly, thicker tanned head. Dissolves into patchy lacing with a wisp of filmy retention.

Piny hops with hints of citrus peel. Softly bitter, roasted dark malts, coffee beans, chocolate and a hint of smoke.

Sticky pine needle hoppiness and a touch of citrus with grapefruit. Resinous, lightly sweet and roasty. Warming dark malts, toasted nuts, dark chocolate, coffee beans and a touch of smoke. Finishes bitter with a hint of alcohol warmth.

Medium body, slightly higher carbonation, sticky and chewy on the tongue. Decent black DIPA with a nice pine-hop profile.

12-29-2012 23:15:00 | More by xnicknj
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alienlifeforcecube

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

06-25-2014 21:21:03 | More by alienlifeforcecube
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Lare453

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

12-23-2013 05:00:31 | More by Lare453
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Lawnboy33

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

02-21-2012 14:19:30 | More by Lawnboy33
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HEADYdb

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

06-02-2012 13:39:40 | More by HEADYdb
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Mark5252

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

06-07-2013 03:19:43 | More by Mark5252
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evergreen_machine

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

06-05-2014 04:37:11 | More by evergreen_machine
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.55/5  rDev -9.2%

From the 12 fl. oz., bottle. Sampled on February 7, 2014.

The pour is a very dark brown and just about black with a lingering off-white head. Looks like a craft beer,

The aroma is pretty straight forward. Lots on sweetness.

Moderate body

DaRK BRWN POR UINTO NTHJ GLASS.

The pour is quite nice with its dark brown to near black color. Lingering off-white head. Really fresh aroma with an good fruit hop character as well as a clean malt note. Licorice. The body is medium. The taste has a kind of malted licorice thing going on but generally smooth.,

02-09-2014 02:03:16 | More by puboflyons
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HamdenHector

Connecticut

3.59/5  rDev -8.2%

A: Dark brown like slightly weak coffee; creamy, tan head- almost like it was a nitro pour; slowly dissipated, leaving a ring around the edges; some lacing;

S: My first sense was stale coffee or coffee grounds. As it warmed, I got more dark chocolate.

T: Bittersweet chocolate up front; then coffee, leading to a moderately bitter finish; the roasted malts really come through

M: a little thin for a double, IMHO. Hides the ABV very well. Moderate carbonation.

O: An enjoyable beer, but not special.

05-25-2014 08:41:18 | More by HamdenHector
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Cnorrisl

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-24-2012 17:50:04 | More by Cnorrisl
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

10-10-2013 21:27:56 | More by EgadBananas
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BColton1

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

06-08-2014 13:45:43 | More by BColton1
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n00blar

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

05-10-2014 11:06:55 | More by n00blar
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Schmuckles

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

09-30-2013 01:55:14 | More by Schmuckles
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Iamjeff6

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

07-16-2014 14:30:26 | More by Iamjeff6
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GJ40

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Sampled from a 12oz bottle with a date area but nothing notched out.

Black with some light coming through on the edges. A very big beige head (maybe too big). Initially nice hoppy aromas that fade fast leaving some malts to shine through. Nice hop flavors with a mild bitterness and a hint of malt roastiness. Smooth and silky with a moderate carbonation.

A very nice RI beer!

03-13-2014 12:18:43 | More by GJ40
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abuono

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

07-09-2014 05:01:40 | More by abuono
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Celtics76

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

04-03-2013 15:43:19 | More by Celtics76
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uturn

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

05-16-2014 15:18:20 | More by uturn
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BigFatOgre

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

05-21-2014 01:52:48 | More by BigFatOgre
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paresis

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

05-07-2014 01:36:35 | More by paresis
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Revival Double Black IPA from Revival Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.