Spirit Of Revolt
Revolution Brewing

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Revolution Brewing
Illinois, United States
Imperial IPA
Ranked #2,259
Ranked #17,618
3.87 | pDev: 8.01%
Dec 06, 2021
Mar 09, 2018
Very Good
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Notes: Spirit of Revolt is brewed with specialty malts from woman-lead Weyermann Malting, with an addition of oat malt, giving it a smooth, round body. A unique dry-hop blend of Michigan grown Cascade, Cashmere, and Slovenian Styrian Fox hops add notes of citrus, pineapple, and melon features. Both Revolution’s Tap Room and Brewpub locations are donating 100% of the beer’s sales to Connections for Abused Women and their Children (CAWC) for Spirit of Revolt’s entire duration on tap.
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Rated: 3.54 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Dec 06, 2021
Rated: 4 by smartassboiler from Illinois

Jun 09, 2020
Rated: 3.58 by 4DAloveofSTOUT from Illinois

Mar 24, 2020
Rated: 4.06 by ShawnL from Wisconsin

Oct 13, 2019
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Reviewed by dd53grif from Michigan

3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours an orange amber color with a foamy white head that lasts quite a while. Aromas of citrus fruit and pineapple. Flavors is same. A touch of sweetness. Good mouth feel. Creamy.
Sep 06, 2019
Rated: 3.85 by DrDemento456 from Pennsylvania

Jul 11, 2019
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Reviewed by FBarber from Illinois

3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a dark burnt orange color. Opaque although it doesn't really look cloudy or hazy. Thin off-white head dissipates steadily leaving just a very thin ring of foam along the outside of the beer.

Aroma is quite piney with some citrus - grapefruit and orange rind, and some grassy notes. A mild aroma yet still bright.

Taste follows the nose with notes of grapefruit, pine, sap, light orange, orange rind and grapefruit notes. Bitterness builds up through the back end as the hops singe the palate. Finishes with some dry grassy notes.

A surprisingly creamy full body - I suspect the addition of the oats to the malt bill is showing there. Smooth with a bright carbonation.

Overall a classic IPA that offers a slight twist with the addition of the oats in the malt bill. Really nice beer that I'd happily grab again
Jun 29, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by teamwiggum from Wisconsin

Apr 28, 2019
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Reviewed by Tsar_Riga from Indiana

3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
A - Dark orange pour, slightly hazy at first but quickly settle to clarity. Moderate head, minimal lacing.

S - Sharp hop notes, pine and lemon.

T - Flavor is more tea-like. Sharp bitter bite in the middle, with a bit of lemon.

M - Moderate weight, light carbonation, dry finish.

O - Decent. A bit long in the tooth, I suspect, but solidly constructed.
Apr 27, 2019
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Reviewed by Coronaeus from Canada (ON)

4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Bright dark copper. Substantial soapy head that dissipates slowly leaving negligible lacing.

Sweet malty nose. Citrus, pine.

Strongly bitter of the top with grapefruit and piney resin-y notes following. Malty sweetness on the finish.

Thick and substantial body. Nice effervescence.

A nice strongly bitter IPA with lots of oats. I enjoyed this.
Apr 22, 2019
Rated: 5 by tp1962 from Illinois

Apr 18, 2019
Rated: 3.71 by npendres from Wisconsin

Apr 07, 2019
Rated: 3.5 by szmnnl99 from Michigan

Apr 06, 2019
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Reviewed by REVZEB from Illinois

4.14/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Forgot to rate from awhile ago. Fine beer here, with a great cause it supports. Had on tap. Dark brunt orange with a finger of white foam. Smell features plenty of hops that are resinous, orange, pine, grapefruit, pineapple, melon and cracker malt. Taste is drier, but still has great fruit and hops, but not as resinous, and the malt is strong here. Feel is hoppy, refreshing and dank. Cheers to the ladies!
Apr 03, 2019
Rated: 4.06 by Bartleby91 from Wisconsin

Mar 30, 2019
Rated: 3.87 by dexterk1 from Illinois

Mar 26, 2019
Rated: 3.81 by dannycohen62 from Illinois

Mar 25, 2019
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Reviewed by UsedMalt18 from Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Can sampled in a glass,
this beer was a burnt orange-amber (there was a hint of haze) and a off-white cover, good lacing,
this beer had aromas of citrus fruit hops (orange and a little grapefruit), hops had melon and faint pineapple,
nice toasted malt, faint bread and caramel,
malt sweetness with a little brown sugar sweetness,
the flavors were citrus and spice hops (a touch of herb in the background), toasted malt, a little caramel like notes, faint toasted bread,
malt and faint brown sugar sweetness,
it had a medium or more hop spice-citrus bitterness that lingered a little,
this beer had a medium mouth feel, it was creamy and had average carbonation,
I liked the combination of malt notes and hops in this IPA,
a nice drink.
Mar 22, 2019
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Reviewed by barnzy78 from Illinois

3.99/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12oz can, FILLED 01-29-2019. Thanks to my friend, Ken, for giving me a couple of cans to try. Beautiful caramel colored ale, crystal clear with no haze, and capped with a tall & frothy beige head. Citrusy hop aroma with some pine, caramel malt, and yeast. Flavors are dank and juicy, zesty and piney; grapefruit, orange, bread crust, carameled grain, oats. Full body, ample carbonation, sweet malt gives way to pungent bitterness. Overall, I really enjoyed this one.
Mar 18, 2019
Rated: 4 by freewill35 from Indiana

Mar 18, 2019
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Reviewed by BBThunderbolt from Kiribati

3.26/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
Thanks to Jimmykneecaps for this one. 12oz can poured into 14oz teku. Poured a beautiful, clean, clear coppery amber color with just under a half-inch of off-white head that had moderate retention and lacing. A nice malt aroma was topped by some crisp, citrusy hops.

On the tongue, those hops were softened a bit by some fruity hops, and a touch of malt sweetness. The body was solidly medium, with a semi-dry finish. Drinkability was very nice, i could knock back a couple more. Overall, nice brew. Worth trying if you see it.
Mar 16, 2019
Rated: 3.71 by McHenry from Wisconsin

Mar 16, 2019
Rated: 4.42 by mds1101 from Illinois

Mar 16, 2019
Rated: 3.54 by blissfulNemo from Michigan

Mar 11, 2019
Rated: 3.77 by bigpoppa67 from Wisconsin

Mar 10, 2019
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Reviewed by CanConPhilly from Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
L - 2-finger yellowish head atop a translucent orange body.

S - caramel, oats, grapefruit,

T - follows the nose. Moderate-low bitterness. Low sweetness. Low booziness.

F - Medium body and carb.

O - easy drinker.
Mar 09, 2019
Rated: 3.88 by BeerLover99 from Illinois

Mar 09, 2019
Rated: 3.88 by drunkenmess from Michigan

Mar 08, 2019
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Reviewed by Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Tasted in a Spiegelau IPA glass from a 12 fl oz can on March 6, 2019. Brewed with Cascade, Cashmere and Slovenian Styrian Fox hops. Notes of citrus, pineapple and melon.
Mar 08, 2019
Rated: 4.12 by chrismattlin from Ohio

Mar 03, 2019
Rated: 4 by mush from Illinois

Mar 03, 2019
Rated: 3.87 by Giggy from Michigan

Mar 02, 2019
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Reviewed by superspak from North Carolina

4.1/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
12 ounce can into tulip glass, canned on 1/28/2019. Pours slightly hazy deep golden/orange/amber color with a 1-2 finger dense and rocky off white head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big red grapefruit, tangerine, lemon, lime, peach, pear, pineapple, apricot, mango, melon, red apple, coconut, citrus peel/rind, wood, mint, tobacco, peppercorn, pine, honey, white bread dough, toasted biscuit, light caramel/nutty, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops and bready malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big red grapefruit, tangerine, lemon, lime, peach, pear, pineapple, apricot, mango, melon, red apple, coconut, citrus peel/rind, wood, mint, tobacco, peppercorn, pine, honey, white bread dough, toasted biscuit, light caramel/nutty, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness. Light-moderate pine, citrus peel/rind, herbal, floral, woody, minty, peppery bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of red grapefruit, tangerine, lemon, lime, peach, pear, pineapple, apricot, mango, melon, red apple, coconut, citrus peel/rind, wood, mint, tobacco, peppercorn, pine, honey, white bread dough, toasted biscuit, light caramel/nutty, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Awesome complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops and bready malt flavors; with an awesome malt/bitterness balance, and no cloying/astringent flavors after the finish. Light-moderate increasing dryness from lingering bitterness. Medium carbonation and medium-full body; with a very smooth, creamy/bready/grainy, sticky/resinous/rindy, and fairly crisp balanced mouthfeel that is great. Minimal warming alcohol for 8.2%. Overall this is an awesome DIPA. All around great citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops and bready malt flavors; dangerously smooth and fairly crisp/refreshing for the ABV, with the mellowly bitter/resinous/drying finish, not aggressive. Unique hop profile from MI Chinook, Cashmere, and Styrian Fox. Very juicy, vibrant, and fairly dank/earthy hop complexity; with a great balanced oat/malt backbone. Mild residual sweetness with lingering resin dryness. A really enjoyable offering, and well made style example as expected.
Feb 26, 2019
Rated: 3.79 by loganburgh from Michigan

Feb 25, 2019
Rated: 4 by jakea from Wisconsin

Feb 24, 2019
Rated: 4 by jtransel from Illinois

Feb 22, 2019
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Reviewed by Stevedore from Oregon

3.99/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12oz can, snifter glass. Darker caramel body, clear, one and half finger white head, good retention, splotchy lacing. Smell is bright caramel sweetness, light cracker, citrus and pineapple. Bread. Light mineral. Flavour follows, clean big caramel with pineapple hop aromatics, bitter floral bite, a bit of orange marmalade. Medium fuller bodied, slightly lower carbonation than expected, good floral bitterness tempered by a honey caramel sweetness.
Feb 22, 2019
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Reviewed by Jimmy_Kneecaps from Tennessee

3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
The look is exceptional, caramel amber color and so clear you can read thru it. Head is medium off white and hangs around a while. Smell is cotton candy, got that in a couple beers lately, with some pine and grapefruit bringing up the end. Scent is muted but wonderful. Taste is even more muted than the scent. Resinous Pine and grapefruit, some other tropical fruits as well. Mouthfeel is, I think, exactly what they were going for with the oats, creamy, pillowy, soft, and sticky at the same time. Overall I’m digging this, especially with the cotton candy.
Feb 19, 2019
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Reviewed by BB1313 from Ohio

3.57/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Canned on 1/29/19. 12oz can poured into a tulip. Pours a burnt golden with nice clarity; fluffy off-white/light tan head that falls leaving nice retention and sticky lacing. The aromas are floral along with some subtle hints of citrus. Some hints of caramel. Malts are there. The flavors are very clean, crisp, sharp and refreshing. More floral and citrus notes. More hints of caramel. Some fresh bread and crackers. Some earthy notes. Some pine. Mild spiciness. Nice hop bitterness. Malts do their thing without completely dominating. Finishes juicy and dry at the same time, but I'd say it's on the drier side. Alcohol is ultimately well hidden. Mouthfeel is full-bodied with moderate to active carbonation. It's fluffy, sharp, smooth and dangerously drinkable.

This is a solid DIPA. It's not flashy or anything crazy, but it's well crafted, enjoyable and fun to drink. Once again, it's clean, crisp, sharp and refreshing. Not bad at all.
Feb 17, 2019
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