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Revelry - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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230 Ratings
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Ratings: 230
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 19
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kawilliams81 on 11-20-2012)
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Reviews by garymuchow:
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4.14/5  rDev +1%

Advertised as a seasonal, but does not detail which season (although fall is listed on the header for this beer here on BA). Lot # but no dating on the bottle.
Poured into SN IPA glass.
Nice hop aroma, but not overly strong. Some fruit and some more neutral yeast. Malt is faint with slight sweetness and a bit of toast.
Big tan head. Reddish amber and mostly clear.
Flavor is more evident and complex. Good blending of flavors. Nice crispy crunchy toast malt and hop flavors swimming through and laying on the tongue for a lengthy finish. Quick hit in the gut of warmth, but really background alcohol other than that. Greenish hops and some oil resin that avoids excess.
On the lighter side of moderate for a bigger beer. Nicely carbonated.
Flavor is the star for this one. Age may have impacted aroma, but I'm sure is present in a greater degree when new. Nonetheless, an enjoyable slower drinking ale with interesting hop flavors.

02-09-2014 18:06:15 | More by garymuchow
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12-27-2012 17:52:22 | More by deuce9259
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4.45/5  rDev +8.5%

This big beer is on the darkest side of the spectrum, well beyond amber at a dark brownish red, bright despite its darkness but only transparent because of its complete clarity. The chunky tan head manages a full finger and settles there, and patching sticks to the glass as it follows the fluid down.
This is an aromatic red, and it makes one wonder why it has to be such a middle-of-the-road style. This beer has far more character than its many pedestrian counterparts; not only is it hoppier, it also has a stronger malts presence and just a big bouquet overall. Pine gives way to orange peel and lots of it, bitter and zesty. Heady and resinous, it achieves balance in a big caramel sweetness, lots of toast and bread crust that follow alongside it almost from the beginning.
The taste continues exactly the same pattern but switching the order, malts hitting the tongue first and hops coming alongside. It's just as big but balanced, so much flavor in this beer. Pine, orange zest, some grapefruit, and a bit more from leaf and lemon notes hit the tongue. The same balance is kept as lots of caramel and toffee add sweetness, toasted breads and crust adding depth. Every single sip gives a big dose of both hops and malt.
Big crispness hits the medium-full body up front and continues through as it goes creamy smooth on the tongue.

03-09-2014 00:45:04 | More by Brenden
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3.73/5  rDev -9%

Pours a translucent copper with ruby highlights. One inch white dense bouncy head. Spider lacing throughout.

Dank. Picking up on pineapple, mango, papaya, caramel malt and pine.

Bitter brew laden with with alcohol. Very sweet upfront also. Fruit getting lost in the resinous hop. Deep malt backbone and pine.

Medium mouthfeel that is creamy. Hops and alcohol dominating.

We Americans sure crave a high ABV and for me it's getting a bit tiring. This is sure a sipper that gains a locomotive alcohol as it warms-not necessary. Why is this so expensive?-anywhoooo, big on sweetness, hops, complex malt and alcohol. Aging this will produce a Barleywine. May be better on tap.

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4.43/5  rDev +8%

Appearance: Great foam; beer is a heavy, thick brown.

Smell: Lots of oak. Some fruity alcohol as well. Smells a bit like boozy cider.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Strong oak and fruit. Very boozy. Lots of licorice and some plums and apples. Creamy and velvety mouthfeel.

Overall Drinkability: Excellent.

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4.85/5  rDev +18.3%

The revelry imperial red is amazing and is in competition with cane and ebel as my favorite beer from two bros! The beer pours a clear rich amber with a thin frothy head that is lacing like a Vicky secret catalog. The smell is powered with piney citrus hops. The taste is a beautifully balanced beer of caramel malt with California hops. The mouthfeel is full body with smooth carbonation. Overall the beer is awesome...only problem is that I want to drink a ton of it but it is loaded with abv!!!

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Had on-tap at Two Brothers Roundhouse in Aurora, IL.

Server said it was 12% ABV but BA says it is 9.5%, so i don't know which is correct.

This beer is very good! It is a little bitter but not too over the top. The alcohol is hidden very well. I can tell it is a red ale with the rye notes.

This is a solid beer that should be tried by all.

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Deep orange red glow with nice clarity and about a finger and a half of off white head. Lots of grapefruit and citrus on the nose along with a good but of caramel, touch of honey, and burnt sugar.

Nice and subtle yet big on flavor. Nice underlying bitterness throughout , sweet dark fruits up front, hippiness is a bit onion yes a bit fruity as well. Sounds like an odd combination but along with some of the caramel malts it actually works kind of nicely. Layered in a strange way but it works, quite resinous with a pretty long bitterness. Overall a pretty good beer. No bottled on date but I'm sure if this were extremely fresh it'd be a totally different beer

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Somehow put off reviewing this beer until the last one in the fridge is staring me down.
Here goes... poured a 12 oz. into a tulip glass.

Deep saturated amber color with auburn crimson highlights. A dense head of foam that rises above the rim in a convex dome, sturdy and not wavering. As it settles, there's a copious amount of lace in the glass. Bright clarity, not much carbonation to see.

Earthy vegetal hop aroma, some sweet crystal malt and marmalade sweetness.

Floral bitter piney notes, light apricot sweetness, lingering earthy hop bitterness. Fairly dry with a noticeable abv. Not as smooth or flavorful as Cane & Ebel. Its sort of easy to get distracted from, a good beer but ultimately not all that compelling in the end.

01-17-2013 02:21:27 | More by emerge077
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Revelry from Two Brothers Brewing Company
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