Cross Of Gold | Revolution Brewing

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3.75/5
Very Good
371 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Crisp golden ale with a delicate hop finish. This is our lightest ale and it is brewed with a bit wheat malt for body and Munich and Aromatic malts for and undertone of honey-like sweetness. Lightly dry-hopped with Cascade hops for that classic American golden ale aroma.

25 IBU

Added by emerge077 on 02-04-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#23,290
Reviews:
50
Ratings:
371
pDev:
11.2%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
64
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 371 |  Reviews: 50
Photo of BeerSamurai34
3.44/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Meh this one was ok. The carb was a bit off and it almost gushed on my counter. The smell was super malty and the flavor was similar with subtle notes of hops.

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Photo of SteveJeremy
2.96/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Pleasantly bitter and hoppy and thoroughly drinkable; a style I can totally appreciate when it's mild and drinkable and this certainly is. Not burdened by an abundance of excessive hops and palette-assaulting flavor and winds up being delicious; would love to see this canned like the current "series" offerings because if it stay sin bombers, even for the great price of $4.99, it'll keep getting overlooked.

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Photo of slipperysoup
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kurmaraja
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of snowmageddon
4.01/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MacStinson
3.69/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cd_beer_disapear
4.17/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of michaelsmith11
3.49/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mambajahamba
3.64/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ffshore545
3.52/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tigg924
4.23/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours clear, gold in color, with 1/4 inch head and high carbonation. Taste is wheat with light citrus hops and a touch of grapefruit. Super smooth beer that is very tasty. May be one of my favorite English pale ales. Certainly one of the better non-barrel aged beers I have had from Revolution. Perfect warm weather sipper.

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Photo of Dools9
3.72/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CraigP83
4.33/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nose is slightly sweet and floral, light effervescent pez like

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Photo of BradMacMullin
4.07/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Friemdly Toast. Pretty solid lager - little dull, but only 5% so a good pre driving drink. That sounds like a good advertisement

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Photo of bigpty2003
4.27/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very nice pour, just had a 16oz at Barrett's Alehouse in North Attleboro. It was a nice beer that wasn't very strong.

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Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JohnParadee
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MJSJr
3.44/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrAnnaNemis
3.61/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smcolw
3.51/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark straw with a mild haze. One finger head that leaves an initial ring of lace and then spots thereafter.

The smell starts with an old beer line, stale nose. I then pick up light berry and spicy (like oregano) hop. Overall the aroma is okay but the initial whiff is definitely off.

This starts with an exclusively pale malt flavor. The hop is more biting than the smell suggests. The bitterness lingers almost like a hot sauce. After the initial sip, it's hard to detect the pale malt flavor. The body is predictable for the style. The carbonation leans ever so slightly to the bubbly side.

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Photo of MasterPenguins
3.67/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Big_V
4.08/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of firkingroovin
4.43/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NappyB
3.73/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Flounder57
4.03/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Served in a pint glass at the Union Brewhouse in Weymouth.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pale yellow orange color with greatclarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Herbal, grassy, lemon, lime, chewy, and pale malts.

Taste: Nice hop flavor with balancing malt backbone. Easy to drink and traditional to the style. Tasty, balanced, and enjoyable.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied, crisp, refreshing, medium carbonation, light chewy notes, and light bitterness.

Overall: Pretty popular beer tonight. Now I see why. Light and tasty. Will look forward to more of this in the future.

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Cross Of Gold from Revolution Brewing
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 371 ratings