Anti-Hero IPA | Revolution Brewing

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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:
#2,180
Reviews:
399
Ratings:
3,141
pDev:
9.51%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 3,141 |  Reviews: 399
Photo of Jsalz21
3.37/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Egotist
4.42/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of basaywhat
3.69/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can. Pours a clear gold with white head. Aroma is grapefruit, orange, pine. Taste is moderate to heavily bitter. Flavors or pine, resin, citrus fruit.

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Photo of sd123
4.17/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Can_if_you_can
3.99/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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

This competes with some of the best hop-front IPA's out there....has all the favored attributes desired for a hop head....citrusy....floral...touch of malts. The price is considerably lower than the ones in the $14+ a 6-pack range.....gotta like that as well.

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

Photo of rjd722
4.19/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jnorris404
4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BigMac59
4.09/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of TBonez477
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dankacheese
4.12/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dharmelink
4.04/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Eddie_Kobane
3.66/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of milwaukee512
4.66/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mikexw
4.03/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Harrison8
4.16/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours clear and golden with a finger of white head. Aroma is floral, with a zing of pine and resin to it. Flavor profile is herbal, with lemon zest. There is a lingering pine nettle note as the rest of the flavor profile fades. That final note carries some bitterness. Mouth feel is sticky, and resiny, with a medium thickness. Overall, an IPA that tastes like it should be drank in the heart of an evergreen forest on a camping trip.

Served in a 12oz pint glass. Draft. Reviewed from notes.

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Photo of bwood06
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I'm not sure why I'm just now getting around to this one considering that I've lived in the Chicagoland area for 3 1/2 years now, and have always heard how good this, but better late than never I guess.

This beer pours a clear, amber color that shows off light carbonation and a thick, off-white, frothy head that dissipates nice and slowly to a rocky layer with a neck. There is a bit of a glow that the amber puts off which is very enticing. 4.25/5 The aroma is a very nice mix of multiple hops that come across as chiefly as pine and tropical notes. There is some floral as well that adds even another layer to the hop bill. The aroma is really quite strong which allows all of these different hop varietals to play their parts. The malt is pretty muted, or at least dominated by the hops as expected. 4.25/5 The flavor profile, as with the aroma, is dominated by the hops, although the malt does come out to play a bit more here with caramel and toasted bready malt kicking things off. However, those notes quickly disappear and allow the hops to play their tune with some serious pine and tropical notes, as well as a bit of floral hops as the beer warms. Bitterness is moderate in strength and is kept in check by the light sweetness of the malt. The bitterness does linger moderately long after swallowing as well. 4.25/5 This is a medium bodied beer hat is surprisingly slightly creamy at first before transitioning to drying that results in a lingering dryness after swallowing. Carbonation is minimal with just a slight prickliness. 4.25/5 This is one of the best IPAs that I've had. It is very well crafted and the bitterness is just right for the amount of malt that was included in the recipe. Bitterness is all well and good but there has to be flavor to go along with it, and this beer has that flavor. 4.25/5

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Photo of TheIPAHunter
3.89/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of JamFuel
4.15/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poued from the can into a Spiegelau IPA glass.

Pours a clear amber, with a fluffy head, about an inch high.

Smell is earthy and floral, with some fruity citrus over the top.

The taste follows the nose, and adds a little bit of sweetness and a distinct grapefruit flavor. Really crisp and refreshing.

Medium bodied, carbonation is spot on.

Really nice, unpretentious IPA that would probably my go to if I lived in the Chicago area. I like the crispness and citrus.

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Photo of DubiousGopher
4.18/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stutz
4.09/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Big floral aroma bitterness and crisp peppery finish

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Photo of craigbelly
4.03/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Medium amber appearance. Piney and earthy aroma and taste. Nicely complemented by an almost sticky mouth feel. Medium body and creamy medium carbonation. Crisp clean finish.

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Anti-Hero IPA from Revolution Brewing
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 3,141 ratings