Eugene | Revolution Brewing

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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
Ratings:
1,078
Reviews:
171
Avg:
4.03
pDev:
9.18%
 
 
Wants:
56
Gots:
184
For Trade:
4
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Photo of Doomcifer
3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jiggidy
3.68/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tedvr
4.1/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours very dark with a caramel head. Smells are of caramel and chocolate. Taste are chocolate and coffee. Mild carbonation with a great finish, very well balanced.

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Photo of Jcorn
4.15/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SteveTheBrit
4.17/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mitzvahman72
4.93/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Quick Take: A very fantastic tasting porter with a creamy tasty mouthfeel. Sweet, chocolate milk, chocolate aroma, and the right light hops to make it enjoyable to drink.

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Photo of IcemanCometh
3.79/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MA_hops
4.06/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Thick, frothy, tan head and midnight black in color. Head dissipates very slowly.
S: Dark malts, earthy, rich chocolate.
T: Similar to nose.
M: Moderate carbonation, slight bitterness with a somewhat dry, roasted like finish.
O: Not bad. Welcome to MA!!

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Photo of PHBoiler
4.09/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice robust porter for any occasion. Chocolate richness and a nice bitter roast to balance the dark black base. Little deep brown head when poured in a glass.

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Photo of jaymo18
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bwarren82
4.18/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WhiskeyMax
3.71/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of brewohio1
3.94/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of c-rum
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RickyBfromCT
4.43/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cdalglei
4.17/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kbwalters
4.02/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured cold into a swervy pint glass. Canned on 8/22 and consumed on 12/15/14.
Look = 4.25 Pours a cola brown into an opaque black with 2 fingers of thick brown head with great retention and lace.
Aroma = 4.0 Big sweet chocolate as it warms. Good but one dimensional.
Taste = 4.0 Sweet upfront; chocolate notes dominate supported with roasted malt flavors. Gets more hoppy through the middle with a moderate bitter finish.
Feel = 4.0 Medium bodied with medium carbonation, some creaminess. Solid feel for style.
Drinkability = 4.0 Easy drinking and somewhat balanced porter.
Overall = 4.0375 Chocolate forward porter with nice balance.

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Photo of Emostuka
3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of FrankShirley
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Domvan
4.4/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 2dogbrew
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tmappenzeller
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of c014572
4.54/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GRG1313
3.68/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chinchill
3.99/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can with a 25 March 2015 date stamp served in a tulip glass.

A - pours opaque and nearly black with a tan head of moderate size and retention.

Aroma: roasted chocolaty malt, cereal grains, cocoa powder, traces of coffee & caramel

Taste: Chocolates and darks, with hints of raisins and figs. Slightly sweet overall. Moderate amount of dark roasted grain flavor for style, but with no burnt notes. Some coffee in the finish and aftetaste.

M- medium-full body with moderate-high carbonation produces a lively but smooth mouthfeel.

O- A very nice, chocolaty, porter.

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Eugene from Revolution Brewing
4.03 out of 5 based on 1,078 ratings.
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