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Revery | Foolproof Brewing Company

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86
very good
26 Reviews
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BEER STATS
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
132
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
28.46%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
24
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Foolproof Brewing Company
Rhode Island, United States | website

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.70%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
We put together an insane malt bill for Revery – two row, Crystal 40, Carafa, roasted barley, chocolate malt, and flaked oats combine to make Revery incredibly smooth and rich while boasting a high alcohol content. A delicate blend of Northern Brewer, Tettnanger, and Hallertau hops round out this wintery masterpiece.

Added by Jwale73 on 03-18-2013

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Reviews: 26 | Ratings: 132
Reviews by donkeyrunner:
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1.77/5  rDev -53.8%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 1.5

Dark viscous black with a dark caramel buttercream head. Smells like VOCs from a fresh can of paint. Tastes...vacant. There's a huge mouthfeel with very little roast malt flavor. Too much flaked oats and roasted barley make this RIS like a giant body over flavor Irish Dry Stout.

I'd either dump this recipe or dump it in some bourbon barrels.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of TimBeaulieu
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of lordofthewiens
3.77/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Black-colored brew with a small orange/tan head. Some lace.
Aroma of coffee and roasted malt.
Strong espresso taste, a little bit of dark chocolate. Faint hop bitterness.
Medium-bodied.

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Photo of Doomcifer
3.68/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JakerLou
3.7/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tigg924
3.81/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Had on tap. Pours opaque, dark brown in color with 1/4 inch head. Taste is coffee, roasted malt, slight vanilla, and a moderate amount of hops. More hops than I have been having in this style lately. Complex and interesting brew. This may be the first Foolproof beer that I really like. There are better RISs out there, but this one is solid and worth a try.

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Photo of Roguer
4.24/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Uzarnayme
4.23/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of MG0512
2/5  rDev -47.8%

Photo of RAlmeida77
1/5  rDev -73.9%

Photo of tenacioustomato
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of Denzo
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of Kmlund
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of puboflyons
4.12/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From the 650 ml. bottle dated November 2013. Sampled January 11, 2014.

It pours a deep black color with a lingering tan head. Some lacing as it fades.

On the nose there are many interesting characteristics underway. I get dark malts, chocolate, cocoa, and even a touch of oats.

The body is mainly in the medium range but it is pretty smooth overall.

The taste has some similarities to the aroma but the difference is that there is a certain bitter bite attacking the palate at the end. At 10.7% ABV there is little to no boozy character but the bitterness does have a bite. A nice Impy Stout.

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Photo of Genestkj
4.24/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of liquorpig
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of DomingoOrtiz
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of Psychmusic
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

Photo of hoppymcgee
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Eighty
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of BillyGam
3.11/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BColton1
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DaKur
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Photo of wshinevar
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of tekstr1der
3.99/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours dark, near black with minimal, but clingy brown skim that leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is nice - chocolate and a bit of smoke. The favor follows similarly, though while the chocolate and maltiness are forward, the smokiness is a little funky. Feel is smooth, and the finish is fairly clean, redeeming this somewhat.

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Revery from Foolproof Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.