Revive | Upland Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
70 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Upland Brewing Company
Indiana, United States
uplandbeer.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A unique blend of pineapple and chamomile meets our base sour blonde ale. Discover our wood-aged sour with a unique combination of fruit and spice, producing lively aromas of citrus fruit and herbs with tart flavors of apple, pineapple, and stone fruits.

Added by heysuz on 09-04-2016

BEER STATS
Ratings:
70
Reviews:
11
Avg:
4.16
pDev:
7.21%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
6
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Zazzi82
4.06/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AmeriCanadian
4.01/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not sure if the description of the beer influenced my take of if Upland simply knows their product the well, but the bottle describes the beer amazingly well. Pretty but somewhat bland look, with pale gold and clear coloring but a nice frothiness and retention to the thin white head. Aromas of peach, pineapple, grass, funk, and green tea make for a beautiful mix, with some light pine straw and lemon in the background. Taste is more subdued but quite interesting in that there's an initial punch of tartness and funk, but it drops off suddenly and leaves a very clean taste of citrus rind, lemongrass, light cracker, unripe pineapple, and herbal tea. Both complex and perplexing, but extremely crisp and invigorating. Feel is light-medium bodied (for the style) and perfectly carbonated. This is my first Upland beer and it has me interested in trying more.

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Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jvgoor3786
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle dated September 2016. The beer pours a clear amber/yellow color with a very quick, fizzy white head that left no ring and no lacing.

The smell is lacto, oak, sweet/ripe pineapple, and some apple.

The taste is not overly sour with tons of Granny Smith apple hitting immediately. After the apple flavor there is a nice, mild some fruit that carries through the finish.

The mouthfeel is effervescent with medium body.

Overall this is a really nice beer. The fruit flavors are great, it's not overly sour, and the oak barrel doesn't overpower the other flavors. Very enjoyable.

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Photo of heddar33
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BEER88
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BEERMILER12
4.21/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.22/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle date of 2016.
This was poured into a tulip.
The appearance was a pale golden color with a short little white foamy head that fell off immediately. No lace.
The aroma had a nice blend of sweet to sour to tart citrus pulp and rind, lemongrass, light vanilla extract, some raspberries, quaint sweet grass, some sweet wood and then some blueberries slightly at the end.
The flavor leaned towards the sweet side initially and then developed a nice sour tickle to coincide superbly and flowed together right on into the aftertaste - vanilla to sour to tart with a touch of dryness.
The mouthfeel was between light and medium bodied with a fair sessionability about it. Carbonation felt good and somewhat lean but not allowing the sour harshness to take place just as it should. ABV felt as appropriate.
Overall, pretty nicely done American Wild ale. My first ever by Upland and I hope to try more by these guys.

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Photo of millerbuffoon
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jjwisenheimer
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sk8sean86
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of swanfungus
4.16/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BuckyNBeer
4.04/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Jamison85
4.63/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of junaman
4.34/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rjp217
4.44/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of waiting4lunch
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jhfinn
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of acurtis
3.81/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TomMorris
4.08/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ncelauro
4.21/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fosters9
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of delgotit99
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LeftHanded666
4.32/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Uconnelmo
4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Revive from Upland Brewing Company
4.16 out of 5 based on 70 ratings.
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