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Anti-Hero IPA | Revolution Brewing

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3,086 Ratings
Anti-Hero IPAAnti-Hero IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
An American hop assault for all the ambivalent warriors who get the girl in the end. “Look, I ain't in this for your revolution, and I'm not in it for you, Princess.” This iconic ale features a blend of four hop varieties which creates a crisp bitterness and imparts massive floral and citrus aromas.

65 IBU

Added by emerge077 on 02-04-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,012
Reviews:
397
Ratings:
3,086
pDev:
9.51%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
185
Gots:
947
Trade:
13
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,086 |  Reviews: 397
Photo of Wizzle32
4.2/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hozersr
4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Gavage
4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: pours a clear orange color with a big 2" fluffy head that lasts a long time. Lots of lace develops on the glass.

Smell: citrus and floral bitterness is easy to detect.

Taste: caramel, lemon zest, orange, and a floral and mildly earthy bitterness to round it out.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Crisp to start, less crisp and a touch dry late.

Overall: big flavored IPA that is satisfying to drink. Had this within one month of canning too.

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Photo of superspak
3.9/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce can into tulip glass, canned on 11/17/2016. Pours slightly hazy/cloudy medium golden/amber color with a 2 finger fairly dense and fluffy off white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice dense spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, apricot, lemon zest, orange peel, citrus rind, light pepper, pine, honey, light caramel, toasted bread, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of citrus/pine hops and moderate bready malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, apricot, lemon zest, orange peel, citrus rind, light pepper, pine, honey, light caramel, toasted bread, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Moderate pine/citrus peel/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, apricot, lemon/orange peel, citrus rind, light pepper, pine, honey, toasted bread, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/pine hops and moderate bready malt flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance, and zero lingering hop astringency after the finish. Light-moderate dryness from lingering bitterness, increasing through the glass. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately crisp/sticky/resinous, and creamy/grainy balanced mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol for 6.5%. Overall this is a very nice American IPA. All around nice complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/pine hops and moderate bready malt flavors; very smooth, crisp, and easy to drink. Nicely juicy on hop flavors; nice malt backbone without being too sweet. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of JollyRoger
4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Its_Dipset_Eyy
4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of metter98
3.92/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: The beer is crystal clear amber in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with two finger high fluffy white head that died down, leaving a short head covering the surface and a thick coating of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of citrusy and piney hops are present in the nose along with hints of caramel hops.
T: The taste follows the smell, starting out with flavors of citrusy and piney hops and a moderate amount of bitterness. Notes of caramel malts are present in the finish.
M: It feels medium-bodied and crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is a solid IPA and has some complexities in the smell and taste from the use of different hop varieties.

Serving type: can

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Photo of smi69
3.99/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 80x2HopHead
3.93/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tbone2131
3.99/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chicagobeerguy
4.13/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

L: Dark honey, apple juice color, decent head that dissipated fast
S: Floral, malty, grassy smell
T: A nice blend between the hops and malts. Slightly bitter upfront but smooths out towards the end. Chinook, Amarillo hops maybe?
F: Smooth and clean, medium carb, good feeling beer
O: A fine beer that isn't my first choice but definitely a solid choice.

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Photo of kewharton
4.05/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kreg02
4.66/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EEscobar
3.86/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Timtac
3.65/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Buddance
4.08/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Stignacious
3.94/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of awjess
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bluecrow
3.94/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

-optitically clear amber pour from can (canned 23 days ago). Aroma is faintly hoppy. Crisp pine hop flavors with a pronounced malt-back. Finish is very dry. I like this beer.

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Photo of shelby415
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stooven
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KTCamm
3.93/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12/26/16....Pours cloudy copper with low foam. Malty pine nose. Caramels. Taste is a slightly sweet malty grapefruit. Pushy bitter. Resins throughout. Very tasty.

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Photo of mzablocki
4.71/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of WDJersey
3.98/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DefenCorps
3.89/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Canned 20 Oct 2016. Not sure why, but this showed up in Oregon.

A mildly hazy light copper with a dense off white head with good retention and nice lacing, this looks solid. The nose is a blend of grassy and floral citrus hops, orange pith, floral honey, a little dough, and some pine. A distinct malt character, a blend of biscuit and cracker dough, is present. The palate opens bitter with a nice fruitiness, a blend of blood orange and grapefruit, Jasmine and rose like floral notes. The mid palate has dough, a light caramel and some biscuit. A little dull, in some ways. Drying, bitter and a little pith like on the finish, this beer is medium light in body and moderately carbonated. Solid stuff.

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Anti-Hero IPA from Revolution Brewing
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 3,086 ratings
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