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Amarillo Hero | Revolution Brewing

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BA SCORE
3.87/5
Very Good
131 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing
Illinois, United States
revbrew.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by FBarber on 01-29-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,457
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
131
pDev:
5.94%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
15
Trade:
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Ratings: 131 |  Reviews: 25
Reviews by WesMantooth:
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3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz can dated 2-1-17 into a stemless wine glass.

It is a deep gold color with a fairly thick off white head. It disappeared fairly quickly, but a decent ring does remain around the glass.

The aroma is subtle and smells like orange and grapefruit with a bit of a floral note. A little bit musty, but not much jumps out.

A solid amount of orange flavor. A combination of sharp, ripe rind and juicy sweetness. Some airy/fluffy almost pale malts. A light bitterness with a hint of floraly hops in the end. Definitely more chewy in body than the other Heroes, but not heavy. Reminds me of a Two Hearted in a lot of ways. Very good beer.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of DanGeo
3.48/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bpfrush
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrKarl
3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GOBLIN
4.05/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zonian1
4.24/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rossracing
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of secondtooth
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Clean amber, with a huge off-white head and lovely lace.

Aroma: Yummy orange/citrus and some tropical hops.

Taste: Tasty citrus and orange notes here, with no bitterness at all. This fruity IPA hits the right notes.

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Photo of let8it8grow
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of russpowell
3.76/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours an effervescent amber with 3 fingers of cream colored head. Stellar lacing & good head retention

S: Tangerine, grassyness

T: Follows the nose, dryness as well, along with some restrained breadyness. Tangerine, a little cakey malt, pine & dryness. Finishes with orange juicyness & dryness

MF: Medium body, restrained carbonation, nice balance

Pretty good, but so far the runt of the litter

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Photo of beergorrilla
3.97/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of warpig372
3.82/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of larryarms847
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a crystal clear golden yellow orange with a finger of straight-white foam.

Nice and fruity citrus aroma of orange and grapefruit dominates the nose.

Orange and grapefruit citrusy notes come out strong in flavor while the malt presence makes itself more apparent with a nice toasty sweetness.

Light-medium bodied, medium-high carbonation, crisp, clean.

Overall, a damn well balanced and easy drinking brew.

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Photo of bwood06
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I picked this one up as part of a variety pack that Revolution put out. Based on the reputation that Revolution has for this series, I am very excited to finally give this one a shot, especially after really enjoying Anti-Hero.

This beer pours a brilliantly clear golden hue that is full of carbonation and is graced by a nice, frothy white head that is persistent. 4/5 The aroma is fairly weak with a very earthy and grassy hop profile. The malt is really not noticeable at all. Even the hops are not very strong on the nose here but fresh cut grass is the dominant note. 3.25/5 The flavor is thankfully much stronger than the aroma and starts off with a bit of caramel and grainy sweetness that incredibly quickly transitions into some grassy hops that bring out a burst of bitterness that punches the mouth and then quickly subsides to reveal a light white peppery spiciness. The bitterness comes out again after swallowing and lightly lingers. As the beer warms, a bit of a buttered white bread comes through, adding additional maltiness to the flavor profile whereas the hops transition into more of a citrus peel role with lemon peel and lime peel coming through along with a hair of grapefruit. 4/5 This is a medium bodied IPA that has lively carbonation and is moderately drying (with lingering dryness) and lightly astringent with a slight wetting profile prior to the dryness kicking in. 4/5 This is a very good single hop variety IPA that is full of flavor but the aroma unfortunately does not measure up. The bitterness of this variety of "Hero" is much more to my liking that some of the others that Revolution puts out with it being slightly less bitter than those. This beer showcases the Amarillo variety quite well and is great with or without food. 3.75/5

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Photo of dexterk1
3.87/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of emerge077
4.02/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

League of Nations 12 pack, thanks to Thomas for sharing!

Bright golden orange, lasting head and plenty of drippy lacing in concentric rings around the glass.
Aroma of orange peel and some pale malt, very crisp and clean.
Taste is mildly resiny and bitter, with some grapefruit and orange notes. Citrus forward and dry resiny finish..
Light bodied with ample carbonation, easy drinking. Overall it's a good IPA, citrusy and resiny.

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Photo of Walleybeer
3.53/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Grupatre
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.78/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of xdtfx
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of teamwiggum
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HardyA
3.89/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ms333
4.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Zaphog
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4.29/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Amarillo Hero from Revolution Brewing
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 131 ratings
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