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Elijah's Revival - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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very good

52 Ratings
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Ratings: 52
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.58%
Wants: 5
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Wheatwine |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ahbithwabm on 01-14-2014)
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Reviews by Fcolle2:
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3.46/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pour hazy, nearly solid burnt orange in color with frothy one finger head that has good retention.

Smell is good. Defiantly a good amount of wheat and booze on the front end. Mid section is dominated by sweet orange aromas and another aggressive alcohol, nearly liqueur like presence. Not much hops are detectable but some faint grainy malt is also near the back end of the aroma.

Taste follows the nose. Sweet orange is right up front with a big alcohol bite. Some spices, mainly cinnamon, nutmeg and clove are also detectable for a brief moment before a more dominate wheat flavor along with more orange and booze finishes.

Mouthfeel is good. Mild to moderate carbonation cuts through a big thick body and a big boozy bite.

Overall this is a big beer. Maybe slightly unbalanced and it is drinking pretty hot but I like the idea.

Fcolle2, Jan 16, 2014
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22 oz. bottle, with Batch #293 296 printed on the label. My second wheat wine style ale from Pipeworks, this one aged with oranges and spices.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - Pours a nice bright burnt sienna orange, not nearly as dark as the Pipeworks Easter Bunny Vs Unicorn was. Just over a finger of frothy khaki head that goes down quick. Some scattered lacing. Not amazing looking, but it looks good.

S - The smell is good, but not great. Muted herbal spicing takes center stage, some faint orange peel, mild alcohol fumes, but mostly lots of indistinct spice rack notes dominate - oregano, clove, thyme. A bit of trademark Pipeworks creaminess.

T - The taste follows the nose - citric orange, hop bitterness, mild alcohol, indistinct herbal spice rack notes, bready wheat, but nothing that would overly identify this beer as a "wheatwine".

M - Feel is smooth and creamy. Medium-full bodied. Slightly thick, but with good carbonation.

Overall, a nice beer from Pipeworks. Not a style I am too familiar with, but I'd say Pipeworks put a nice twist to it. The alcohol content is slightly noticeable, but very drinkable at 10.00% abv. Very glad to have gotten to try it, but it's probably not a beer I would have again.

Pipeworks Elijah's Revival ---4/5.

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Appearance: Color is a dark burnt orange color. Light head on the pour and present on the edges of the glass while drinking. Some active carbonation while drinking. No lacing.

Smell: Orange peel, nutmeg, leafy greens, and heavy spices. A subtle wheat body but there is no doubt the orange peel and thick spices dominate here. The cloves and vegetal aromas also are present throughout.

Taste: Fruity hoppy tones, dry spices, and sweet oranges come through first. Cloves, mild wheat, and smooth malt tones run throughout the body. The finish is some lingering sour tones, dry wheat and hops.

Mouthfeel: Primarily dry on the palate with some spiced tones as well.

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Elijah's Revival from Pipeworks Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.