Rev Pils
Revolution Brewing

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Revolution Brewing
Illinois, United States
German Pilsner
Ranked #225
Ranked #19,550
3.82 | pDev: 8.12%
Apr 02, 2023
Sep 03, 2015
A Rev Pils is a traditional German pilsner that we've brewed with a slightly American approach. All-German malts join in with our Bavarian lager yeast for a crisp and exceptionally clean pilsner.
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Reviewed by NeutroMan from Illinois

3.99/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12 oz can into a pint glass. Clear golden color with a large foamy off-white head with staying and lacy ring power. Lemon citrus, yeast, floral hop aroma. Sweet doughy malt and honey hits up front, not enough balancing citrus and hop bitterness, although that and the smooth body certainly makes it crushable.
Apr 02, 2023
Rated: 4 by mjpolzin from Wisconsin

Mar 12, 2023
Rated: 4.04 by loganburgh from Michigan

Feb 03, 2023
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Reviewed by Luscious_Malfoy from Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
draft pour into a pint glass. pours straw gold (maybe even a tiny bit darker) with a billowing bright white foam head. clean lager yeast and doughy malts on the nose. taste follows with a slightly hoppy bitter finish. it’s too bad the nose doesn’t translate to the taste because i love the aromas on this one but the finish isn’t my favorite. it’s still good and quite refreshing. it has a medium-full mouthfeel with a fairly bright and lively carbonation to it. solid pils.
Oct 19, 2022
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Reviewed by GuyFawkes from Illinois

3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Canned 4/19/22; drank 5/31/22 @ the Yarchives.

See-through dull yellow appearance.

A violent pour yielded a huge, noisy eggshell head; decent lace.

Fresh soap, mild lemon, corn & dry wheat notes in the nose.

Medium thin mouthfeel.

Soap, mild corn & dry wheat flavors. A crisp, decent pilsner.
Jun 03, 2022
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Reviewed by TheWaySheGoes from Illinois

4.22/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Not sure if I would call this a German style, seems to be more in line with the Czech style. Either way, it's crisp and follows all of the guide lines a good pilsner has.
May 30, 2022
Rated: 4.57 by Chilmer from Iowa

Jan 01, 2022
Rated: 3.67 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Dec 06, 2021
Rated: 3.5 by ejimhof from Pennsylvania

Nov 21, 2021
Rated: 3.62 by tristanrussell36 from Illinois

Jun 16, 2021
Rated: 4.22 by soarinsteven from Illinois

Jun 15, 2021
Rated: 3.96 by TwilightBeerCareer from Illinois

Feb 14, 2021
Rated: 4.1 by jstern from California

Aug 13, 2020
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Reviewed by GoBearsWalter34 from Illinois

3.3/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Pours a slightly hazy, straw gold with a one finger, off white head. Plenty of carbonation.
Smells of lemongrass, yeast, malt and slight hop.
A very light tasting Pilsner and watch nothing really stands out. Slight hop, yeast and brattiness on the backend.
Crisp and refreshing. Good enough for a Pilsner.
Jan 05, 2020
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Reviewed by REVZEB from Illinois

4.05/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Had on tap. Clear golden body with white lacing on the surface. Grassy, slightly grainy, and plenty of pilsner malt in the smell, clearly german by the aroma. Taste has a touch of lemon in it with everything from the smell, sneaky yeasty and somewhat cereal like in the finish. Easy drinking, but no pushover, good thickness for style but ending could be a little cleaner.
Aug 30, 2019
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Reviewed by DanielAron from Illinois

3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
Nice toasty malt with a hint of minty hops on the nose that follows through into the flavor. Finishes almost bone dry with a mild bitterness in the very end. A nice example of the style.
Aug 21, 2019
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Reviewed by defunksta from Wisconsin

3.95/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Look: Pours a clear royal golden color as you would expect, but a strong and slightly foamy head.
Aroma: Aroma of floral hops. There's juniper, pine, dried flower, with some citrus bloom.
Taste: Initially hits you with the noble hop flavors. Moderately bitter and finishes with a honey-flavored pilsner malt finish. A slight bitter astringency lingers on the tongue.
Feel: Medium bodied. Respectable carbonation. Drinks very balanced between the hop bitterness and malted body. Just enough malts to satisfy before the bitter hop astringency is left on the tongue.

Overall: A well made German pilsner. The right balance of noble German hops and pilsner malts that is quite refreshing. Great flavor. Even better body and finish. Why would I expect anything less from Revolution.
Apr 05, 2019
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Reviewed by ChicagoJ from Illinois

3.96/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
11/19/18 (Chicago): $6.63 1/2 liter draft pour into large Pilsner glass. Clear blond pour, light white puffy head, leaves nice lacing. Strong malt and bread aroma, strong, pleasant and very nice. Light crisp clean taste and mouth feel, peppery bread the predominant taste, malts used were very good. Clean smooth refreshing drinking. Very good Pilsner, I liked this offering and I'm glad I paired it with a meal, went very well.
Nov 24, 2018
Rated: 3.89 by mattmarka1 from Minnesota

Sep 08, 2018
Rated: 4 by GOBLIN from Ohio

Sep 04, 2018
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