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Revelry - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

224 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 224
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.49%
Wants: 17
Gots: 6 | 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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Jamison85

Indiana

5/5  rDev +21.7%

03-27-2013 05:41:18 | More by Jamison85
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metter98

New York

4.06/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is crystal clear dark garnet red in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high light beige head that gradually died down, leaving a very thin head covering the surface and some lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of citrusy hops are present in the nose along with notes of pine resin. As the beer warms up, notes of alcohol also become apparent and somewhat mask the hops.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste has flavors of citrusy and pine resin hops along with some notes of caramel from the underlying malts and faint amounts of initial sweetness. Moderate to strong amounts of bitterness are present, which intensify and linger through the finish. Some hints of alcohol become perceptible as the beer warms up.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a little smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation and hints of warming from the alcohol.
O: Although the alcohol is relatively well masked from the taste (particularly before it warms up), the strong amount of bitterness makes this a beer that needs to be slowly sipped. It is a good beer for a cold winter night.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2013 02:54:30 | More by metter98
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

3.99/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Beers this strong should not be this drinkable- can we write a law already?! The truth is that its strong taste and balanced flavors exceed Red Ales and extends into American Strong Ale territory- with the likes of Stone Arrogant Bastard Ale.

Even as the beer pours, it separates to reveal a deep crimson redish-brown color with absolute dark clarity. Above the beer, its creamy froth is long-lived with sandy-tan foam and its trailing lace is strong with well defined rings and intricately woven patterns. It's a delight of a beer even to the eye.

Pine needles strike first, and the the citrus peels- the beer is certainly hop-centric to the nose. But a quick rebuttal of malt reveals supporting scents of bread crust, toast, deeply caramelized grain, and toffee. It gives me the sense of "Cracker Jacks" ballpark candies. Clean and pure in its aroma, the beer has not yeast fruit, spice, or distractions that pull it from the dialogue of malt and hops.

To taste, its the malt that strikes first: burnt caramel, toffee, sorghum, and maple offer boldly sweet flavors a split second ahead of the piney, gin-like, grassy, and lemony taste of hops. Citrus peels, pith, and resins seep into its taste and begin to govern the taste thereafter. The beer's incredible balance is remarkably even, as each alternating sip bring citrusy hop in one draw and then sweet malt the next.

I absolutely love this beer- but I do so with the appreciation that I do with those Stone Brewing beers that staddle this like so well. Two Brothers as captured this taste with magistracy and yearning.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2013 06:51:01 | More by BEERchitect
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Greywulfken

New York

4.16/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: alright, I kinda chetaed and poured it into a weizen glass: I was hoping it would have a color that the glass would accentuate - and it did - to say it was an amber-brown beer does no justice to how great this beer looks - red-orange hightlights, off-white head - a finger+ - slimmed into a thin cap, left small motes and sheets of lace - and great clarity

S: rich hearty malts and robust hops

T: deep malts gave this beer its color, and it tastes the way it looks - great malt backbone, superior hoppage makes it like a dark IPA; slight sweetness, vaguely suggestive of the brown sugar on sweet potatoes; hops are piney, resinous, and citric

M: slightly sticky, light-to-medium-light body, crisp, bitter

O: really impressed - but I don't get to a lot of Imperial red ales, so I don't want to gush - aside from style-expectations, I would say this was an extremely enjoyable beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2013 21:09:28 | More by Greywulfken
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Ak555667

Illinois

5/5  rDev +21.7%

03-20-2013 03:07:12 | More by Ak555667
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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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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.7%

03-14-2013 03:57:47 | More by hoppymcgee
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

03-11-2013 14:52:05 | More by DrunkinYogi
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BKBassist

New York

4/5  rDev -2.7%

03-07-2013 05:02:43 | More by BKBassist
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BRD14

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

03-03-2013 01:40:41 | More by BRD14
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foodie9791

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

03-01-2013 03:41:26 | More by foodie9791
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.7%

02-25-2013 00:29:46 | More by RedneckBeerz
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vodkammunion90

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +21.7%

02-11-2013 04:20:41 | More by vodkammunion90
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

02-10-2013 14:30:45 | More by thinwhiteduke
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vande

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

02-10-2013 04:02:44 | More by vande
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--Dom--

Missouri

4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a snifter. Pours a reddish tobacco color with minimal head, decent lacing actually though. Smells of pine and biscuity malt..

The taste? It is one boozy sucker. I get some good resiny hop, but alcohol heat is forward throughout . There is a decent malty backbone here, but once again overshadowed by the alcohol. It is honestly slightly reminiscent of a barleywine to me. Not really too much else to say here.

Mouthfeel is thick , medium carbonation. Overall I do like this beer but I probably wouldn't buy a six pack of it. I think the bottle I had was a little on the old side so I'd be interested in trying this one fresh on tap at 2 brothers. That being said, it's not really a style I have a lot of experience in but I think it's worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2013 00:27:05 | More by --Dom--
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mpeterdpt

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

02-09-2013 01:14:04 | More by mpeterdpt
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DarthGuitarHero

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

02-06-2013 15:08:40 | More by DarthGuitarHero
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craft_shannie

Indiana

4/5  rDev -2.7%

02-05-2013 01:05:03 | More by craft_shannie
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M1A2

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.7%

01-30-2013 19:47:07 | More by M1A2
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ystazi

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

01-27-2013 02:15:02 | More by ystazi
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C-Dog


4/5  rDev -2.7%

01-25-2013 21:37:48 | More by C-Dog
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ChugginOil

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

01-25-2013 00:37:32 | More by ChugginOil
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AnthonyVincent

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

01-24-2013 17:08:11 | More by AnthonyVincent
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mbabble

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -2.7%

01-23-2013 05:01:49 | More by mbabble
Revelry from Two Brothers Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 224 ratings.