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Revelry - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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222 Ratings
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Ratings: 222
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.49%
Wants: 17
Gots: 5 | 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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jtierney89

New Jersey

4.3/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2014 16:17:11 | More by jtierney89
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I am a big fan of Two Brothers and their beers and I just wish that they would begin CANning as so many are already doing. I spied this in the cooler at The Fridge recently and put it in my shopping basket, a.k. a. a six-pack carrier.

From the bottle: "This resiny imperial red ale is loaded with citrus and pine aromas that dominate the complex toasty malt character. Revel in the hops."; "Two Brothers is a craft brewery on the outskirts of Chicago that specializes in rare and seldom-brewed beer styles. The two of us - Jason and Jim Ebel - strive to produce the very best beers available anywhere."; "We hope that you enjoy them as much as we do!"

My aggro pour created a faux-cascade which settled into two dense, tawny fingers of head with great retention. Color was a deep copper with NE-quality clarity and while I would have liked to take it over to Full Circle Recycling, I have been advised that color does NOT equate to metallic value and if I attempt same again, the authorities will be brought in. Whoops! Maybe I'll try it in Lincoln, NE and they can put me in the can alongside Val Midwest. Speaking of NE, the clarity was of NE-quality standards. Nose smelled of pine resin! How do I know? I started out in Deck Department on the USS Fulton (AS-11) in the US Navy and pine resin acts as a good preservative on non-synthetic line. Speaking of sticky resin, I may just scrape the lacing out of my glass and put it into a bowl, if you catch my drift. Mouthfeel was medium, but who cares? It was the resinous, hoppy flavor that was the main attraction and it did not disappoint. This is what passes for an Amber these days?!? Gimme more. Ho! 9.5% ABV and 124 IBUs?!? No wonder I feel like I just went several rounds with a gorilla. My idea of revelry is now to get naked and make snow angels. Finish was slightly hot with a blast of hops like a flamethrower going down my gullet. All beers should be like this.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2014 03:03:57 | More by woodychandler
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hosehead83

Ohio

4.3/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz. bottle poured into a wine goblet.
Deep amber/copper in color, with a moderate, off-white head of foam.
Aroma-Big whiff of piney, citrussy hops.
Taste-Toasted malt, caramel, immediatley pushed back by a big wave of piney and citrus hops.
Big, bold hop flavors throughout, and relatively smooth for the high ABV. Very flavorfull and warming. Hop-head recommended.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2013 14:59:05 | More by hosehead83
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ksimons

New York

4.28/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A-ruby red with a fingers worth of head that leaves some lacing on the glass and around the top

S-equal parts malt and hops which blend together really nicely, caramel sweetness, and some pine notes

T-starts out with caramel malt but midway through the pine and grapefruit hops come out, ends with light caramel. Alcohol creeps out at the end but is overall well hidden.

M-medium body, medium carbonation, slightly dry finish

Overall I wasn't sure what to expect with this one but I actually really liked it. Really nice balance of the malt and hops.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2013 22:44:54 | More by ksimons
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BuckeyeSlim

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

03-01-2014 09:17:15 | More by BuckeyeSlim
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Dchandler422

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

02-27-2014 21:47:53 | More by Dchandler422
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

01-23-2014 01:31:34 | More by whatname
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

11-28-2012 20:27:42 | More by ironwill54
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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ystazi

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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ssimpson89

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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MCain04

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

12-28-2013 12:34:51 | More by Oakenator
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YieldToNothing

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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DeFaz

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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FrankHashimoto

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

04-18-2014 01:46:58 | More by FrankHashimoto
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JLapadura

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

12-29-2013 22:40:14 | More by JLapadura
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

11-26-2012 14:59:37 | More by JVan
Revelry from Two Brothers Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 222 ratings.