Eugene | Revolution Brewing

EugeneEugene
BA SCORE
4/5
1,081 Ratings
EugeneEugene
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A striking, robust porter full of warmth and chocolate malt. Eugene is a robust porter named after Eugene V. Debs, an American union leader and activist who led the Pullman Railroad strike in 1894. An assortment of Belgian specialty malts form a complex structure of toasted grain and caramel flavors. Dark chocolate malt makes this porter black as night and infuses it with its distinct intense, chocolate essence.

28 IBU

Added by emerge077 on 02-04-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,662
Reviews:
171
Ratings:
1,081
pDev:
9%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
57
Gots:
186
Trade:
4
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Ratings: 1,081 |  Reviews: 171
Photo of Fubudu187
3.86/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of onlymurderers
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of warpig372
4.18/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Metalsnota
4.16/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of adam36
4.05/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SkyyNapalm
4.02/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HardyA
4.02/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hockeypuck
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jimpyle48
3.69/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sampled from can

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Photo of Dharmelink
4.59/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TooGood
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tmryan21
3.33/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Antg8989
4.66/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours a dark brown with a medium brown head; no lacing. Aroma is of chocolate malts. Tastes of a mix between milk and dark chocolate. Feel is creamy and light/medium bodied with low/medium carbonation. Overall, I thought this was one of the best porters I've ever had. Highlights just about everything in a porter without doing the extra coffee/vanilla thing I see with a lot of porters. It's got the perfect amount of sweetness and the hops compliment the malt perfectly. Will be showing a buddy this beer and would love to have one again.

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Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.24/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had on draft at Press 195 in RVC.

Look is a dark brown, not completely black but bordering and little to no head.

Aroma is astrigent roast and sweet caramel.

Taste is a sweet malty porter with a nice roast bitterness balancing it out.

Delicious.

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Photo of Aisha
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.84/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
3.62/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beerucee
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice taste @tavern on the park with AJ

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Photo of puftdank
3.92/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Chestertonian82
4.19/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Commandophile
4.32/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of uncleotis
3.59/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mxsluis
3.94/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bwood06
3.69/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A buddy of mine was staying with my wife and I at our place recently so he bought me a 6 pack of these cans as payment. Not that he had to, he apparently just really wanted to thank us for helping him out.

This beer pours a deep, dark mahogany hue, closer to black than anything but the liquid is clearly red coming out of the can itself. The head climbs incredibly easy and becomes a creamy, khaki colored 2 finger layer that dissipates nice and slowly. Carbonation, what's visible at least due to the darkness of the beer, is light in nature. 4.25/5 The aroma is not all that strong but leans toward sweet as opposed to sharp and has a sweet toffee note to it that complements a dark toast and grainy character. Hops are minimal in the aroma and present as grass. There is a bit of a metallic note here that throws me off (can poured into glass so the actual metal is nowhere near my tasting glass). 3.25/5 The flavor is much stronger than the aroma and leans toward sweet as opposed to bitter but is really well balanced. The graininess of the aroma is back here along with a bit of vanilla and chocolate undertones. A very slight milkiness complements the sweet toffee although these are both subdued as well. The malt chiefly presents as grainy with a backing of leather, tobacco, and charred wood. Bitterness is light and comes from grassy hops with the bitterness not lingering on the palate long at all. 3.75/5 This is a medium bodied porter that has faint carbonation up front that transitions to a lightly creamy and mouthcoating sensation. There is a very light dryness that comes out as the beer warms with this dryness lasting about the same amount of time as the bitterness after swallowing. 4/5 This is a well balanced porter that slightly leans toward sweet but really tries to maintain that middle ground between sweet and bitter. Not my favorite porter, but nowhere near my least favorite either. 3.75/5

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Photo of Sk8sean86
4.02/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Eugene from Revolution Brewing
Beer rating: 4 out of 5 with 1,081 ratings
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