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Revolution Brewing

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Revolution Brewing
Illinois, United States
Fruited Kettle Sour
Ranked #429
Ranked #18,438
3.84 | pDev: 6.77%
Jul 16, 2023
Sep 08, 2017
Keep currant with the latest entry in our session sour series-—sweet, earthy berry flavors from black currants to complement this 140 calorie, easy-drinking, lightly tart ale.
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Reviewed by Papercut4 from Wisconsin

3.92/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Pours out of the can a slightly cloudy pinkish salmon color with minimal head. Smells tangy and fruity. Tastes like sour berries and is very nice. Pretty great on a hot day.
Jul 16, 2023
Rated: 3.36 by Ithacab

Jul 03, 2023
Rated: 3.82 by TreyJ88

Jul 03, 2023
Rated: 3.87 by BeerKegger

Jul 03, 2023
Rated: 3.71 by dexterk1 from Illinois

Jun 14, 2023
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Reviewed by mfnmbvp from Illinois

3.76/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12 oz. can, filled June 24, 2022. Acquired a single can of this stuff as part of a mixed six pack at the local Binny's. "Session sour with currants".

Poured to clear stemless wine snifter.
Pours what appears to be a murky purple-tinged burnt orange colored body with a fat finger's worth of fluffy frothy white foam head that leaves good strands of lacing on the way down. Looks pretty nice.
Aroma is musty & yeasty, with notes of funk & bacteria. Subtle notes of grain, cream, & vinous fruit. I'll have to go 3 on the nose because it is pretty faint & far away, but it is what it is.
Flavor profile is hugely grapey, not exactly sour, but there is slight tart, notes of funk, yeast, & bacterial finish. The currants actually work really well with this, they impart a ton of fruit flavor - flavors of dark grape juice, blackberry, raspberry. Super unique.
Light-bodied, crisp carbonation, & easy-drinking stuff with a modest 4.50% abv. Super crushable, though I can't see myself wanting more than one of these in a session to be fair.
Overall, excellent. Possibly my first beer to include currants, and extremely well-executed at that. Recommended.

Revolution Brewing Freedom Of Press -----4/5.
Nov 21, 2022
Rated: 3.88 by 4DAloveofSTOUT from Illinois

Oct 17, 2022
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Reviewed by FBarber from Illinois

4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Pours a pinkish, ruby color. Cloudy and opaque. Two finger pink tinged head. The head dissolves leaving just a thin layer of foam on the top of the beer. Aroma has notes of berries, currants, and dark fruits. Notes of wheat, yogurt and some light lemon-y citrus come through.

Taste follows the nose with light notes of currants and berries, wheat, yogurt and some light lemon citrus notes. Its bright, lively and refreshing. Feel is light with moderate carbonation. Semi-dry finish.

overall it is another delicious fruited sour. The mixed 12-pack of session sours from Revolution is one of the best lineups of fruited sours from any brewery. Along with the special one off releases, it is a stellar lineup contributing to a superior lineup across the board from them.
Jul 30, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by Rollmeaway2loadout from Illinois

Jun 20, 2022
Rated: 3.6 by Eman17 from Illinois

Apr 23, 2022
Rated: 3.66 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Dec 06, 2021
Rated: 3.63 by TwilightBeerCareer from Illinois

Feb 14, 2021
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Reviewed by AnthonyKolka from Michigan

3.54/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Great mouthfeel and vaguely currant flavor. Nice slightly sour taste. The mouth feel is medium bodied and somewhat heavy on the tongue. Despite the light flavour I really enjoy it, I think the "session" descriptor is accurate. Nice acidity in the aftertaste. Really just a pleasant low ABV sour all around.
Dec 28, 2019
Rated: 4 by smartassboiler from Illinois

Dec 26, 2019
Rated: 4.05 by thesmolbear from Iowa

Dec 20, 2019
Rated: 3.93 by Chilmer from Iowa

Nov 18, 2019
Rated: 3.84 by RobinLee from Wisconsin

Nov 15, 2019
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Rated by bcgoldtoe from Michigan

5/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Extremely sour, but I like it that way. Frothy, lingering head, pinkish-coppery color, exquisite sour taste. Very sessionable, but quite sour.
Oct 13, 2019
Rated: 3.88 by BarryMFBurton from Indiana

Sep 23, 2019
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