Ryeway To Heaven
Revolution Brewing

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Revolution Brewing
Illinois, United States
Rye Beer
Ranked #3
Ranked #876
4.35 | pDev: 6.21%
Friday at 03:53 AM
Sep 11, 2015
Bourbon and rye barrels work together in harmony to breathe life into our Ryewine. This unforgettable ale is brewed with over 60% rye, yielding entirely unique malt- and barrel-derived complexities. Enjoy an ample body that suggests sweetness but still finishes smooth and dry. Enjoy life now, or store cold.
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Rated: 4.66 by jera1350 from Minnesota

Friday at 03:53 AM
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Rated by Sandis from Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
2021 version poured from a 12oz can into a snifter. Revolution Rye beers are some of my absolute favorite beers. This one is no exception.
Nov 08, 2023
Rated: 4.74 by pkkosmatka from Minnesota

Oct 28, 2023
Rated: 4.5 by alexsergio from New York

Oct 25, 2023
Rated: 4.36 by rbrefbeerman from California

Aug 27, 2023
Rated: 4.5 by TODDRESSEL1 from Indiana

Aug 09, 2023
Rated: 4.21 by Cpmitchno1 from Virginia

Aug 01, 2023
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Reviewed by LiquidAmber from Washington

4.45/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Poured into a Fremont small snifter. Pours a medium to dark, brownish red-orange with a two finger off-white head that quickly dissipates to sparse patches with slight lacing. Aroma is caramel malt, bourbon, light stone fruit and a little toffee. Flavor is caramel malt, bourbon, dried apples, apricots and toffee; on the sweet side. Medium bodied with moderate creaminess, nice mouth feel. Ryewines are so uncommon that it's hard to remember exactly what the last experience was, but the light fruit and caramel does bring back memories of wheatwines and ryewines of the past. The rye is fairly laid back here, with little try tartness and more barreled fruit sweetness. The massive ABV is deceptively well covered and required careful, slow sipping to appreciate. The flavors are well balanced and enjoyable with a great light fruit and toffee finish. Nicely done.
Jul 01, 2023
Rated: 3.68 by Bhubbard34 from Pennsylvania

Jun 26, 2023
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Reviewed by RaulMondesi from California

4/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
I’m not really well versed on Rye Beers - as I’m sure Stevie Wonder isn’t on, well, watching movies. That said, there’s nothing like winging it. First and foremost, I just want to say that RTH doesn’t make me think angelic thoughts (not that that’s a bad thing). Because hey, let’s be honest - some of my best nights have been chasing the devils tail (don’t pull too hard if you snatch it, trust me). Anyway, this beer is an in-between of the two. Like Oklahoma in the middle of the United States, it’s just “there.” And I’m sure that there’s cool shit to do in the Sooner state, but I sure as hell wouldn’t go there if I didn’t have to. And again, that’s RTH. I’s an Oklahoma 9, but a SoCal 5.5. Would I? You’re damn right I would. But am I buying her flowers in the morning? Nope!
May 29, 2023
Rated: 4.55 by Humanusfermentum from Virginia

Apr 25, 2023
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Reviewed by Lucular from Maryland

4.41/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
12 oz can poured into a trappist goblet. Pours a medium mahogany brown with a small, quickly fading head. Aroma and flavor feature caramel, spicy rye, whisky, vanilla, oak, toffee, light cocoa, hints of dried fruit (fig, prune, apricot), and complex bready malt. It's sweet but not syrupy or cloying. Mouthfeel is unbelievably smooth for the 15% abv. Overall a fantastic and unique beer.
Apr 24, 2023
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Reviewed by Qu3st from Massachusetts

4.63/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75
L: Rich brown with red edges. Tan head that disappears quickly.
S: Familiar rich syrup and brown sugar notes. Patience brings notes of just dried paints on canvas. Wood desks soaked with decades of lunch time whiskey sins.
T: It lies to you with a big grin, easy drinking 10% it chuckles. Sweetness that has its expected cloying stopped dead by muted rye notes. The anticipated rye bite acts as a controller instead of a ruler on the pallet.
F: Carbonation is muted but still very present. Washes easily down seaking the pretzels awaiting it in the stomach.
O: It offers up the rye notes that rye lovers want, but in a way that is not so strong as to single it out for only such an audience. I really like how it impacts the sweetness and keeps it in check.
Apr 16, 2023
Rated: 4.67 by crobinso from Colorado

Apr 02, 2023
Rated: 4.6 by Nichols33 from Massachusetts

Mar 13, 2023
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Reviewed by jzeilinger from Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Canned on: 12-06-21

A - Nice clarity and pours a deep garnet color with thin toffee colored lacing and very little carbonation.

S - Light whiskey/Bourbon with spiciness, some small hits of oak.

T - Mellow Bourbon and spice with oak, candied toffee / caramel, brown sugar, and a small amount of green apple buried deep. Finishes on the sweeter side with a lingering alcohol and malt sweetness.

M - Silky smooth, light syrupy body with warming in the back of the throat. There's a sugar residue that builds on the lips.

O - A really enjoyable sipper.
Feb 12, 2023
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Reviewed by Coronaeus from Canada (ON)

4.45/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Pours a deep ruby red/brown with a rusty orange head. Pours thicker than expected. Great head retention. Slight lacing.

Nose is toffee, caramel apple, whiskey barrel. A hint of spice and vanilla too.

Taste follows. Warm dry barrel, spice, toffee. A little apple on the finish.

This is full bodied. Slightly creamy. Very nice.

Another excellent BA beer from Revolution. I’m always thrilled when I get a box of beer in the mail and one of these is staring back at me.
Jan 15, 2023
Rated: 4.49 by Abstractspirit from Rhode Island

Jan 13, 2023
Rated: 4.46 by HopBelT from Belgium

Jan 09, 2023
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Reviewed by Sheppard from Massachusetts

4.47/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Pours a deep dark brown with hues of red when held up against the light. Chocolate covered almonds, caramel, toffee, spirit lingers on the nose. This is a decadent one. You ever have Häagan-Dazs Swiss Almond? This is those chocolate covered almonds with a velvety, rich mouthfeel, a touch of gingerbread cookie heat/warmth. There's nothing cloying about the sweetness. This is a top notch ryewine.
Dec 26, 2022
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