Anti-Hero IPA | Revolution Brewing

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Anti-Hero IPAAnti-Hero IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

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
Ratings:
2,995
Reviews:
381
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
9.58%
 
 
Wants:
179
Gots:
900
For Trade:
12
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Ratings: 2,995 |  Reviews: 381
Photo of mattycasey
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Newport_beerguy
3.77/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fearfactory
3.79/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ColdOneKev
4.27/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - Orange body with a large white fluffy head. Leaves heavy lacing.
S - Multiple layers of hops. Pine resin, floral, medicinal.
T - Complex. Bitter pine at first, followed by more spicy, floral hops and ends with some citrus, mango, peach.
M - medium body, medium card. Dries the palate.
O - This is a great IPA. Canned about two weeks ago, so I am sure that helps. I only got a single, but I won't hesitate to get a six pack next time I see it.

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Photo of Theow103
3.22/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Sensei04
4.32/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Vogey77
4.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Petegrieco
3.68/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mrob22278
3.93/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brureview
3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear copper reddish color with a three finger head in a Spiegelau glass. Carbonation bubbles from the bottom.

Aroma: earthy citrus, Pine, spice. Mosaic?

Very carbonated.

I don't get a strong fruit taste, however with warming there is more citrus. It seems that the hoppiness in the beer dwarfs the citrus taste.

The beer finishes with an excellent bitter and spicy hoppiness.

Highlights of this beer: earthy, spicy hoppy character. Excellent beer, although I would have preferred a stronger fruit taste.

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Photo of garyloveman
3.76/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stompilator
3.64/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Masters
3.68/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gatch
4.18/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Canned on 09/30/15. So about three weeks old. Golden-copper in color which is unique for the style but the head is too fizzy and this is filtered! The nose and taste are full-on tropical fruit. Almost like fruit candy. Could be smoother but it finishes well with a good effervescence. A bit one-sided. I'm happy I tried it and would drink it again if I saw it on-tap.

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Photo of JLaw55
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This was a great go to IPA. Visually hits all the right notes, as well as smells. Fruity, floral, hoppy, bitter, little piney. Everything you want in a well rounded IPA.

Would Drink Again: Yes
Would Purchase Again: Yes

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Photo of RichD
4.21/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ericortopan
4.07/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Perfect for an evening walk with the dog. Enjoy!

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Photo of captainsdaughter
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: looks like your typical IPA, copper, tangerine and about a finger of head to go with it. Pretty clear but also a tad bit hazy.
S: Figs, papaya, and orange peel right off the nose.
T: Wow, very smooth with some real nice hops on the end. Taste some nice orange and passion fruit that make this beer very sticky, bitter and sweet all at once.
F: For 6.5% this beer has a nice medium body on it that gives for a nice bitter mouthfeel.
O: This beer is right up there for me probably in my top 10, fantastic IPA. Sweet, Bitter , and super sticky would definitely buy again.

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Photo of Lemke412
3.43/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Chicago, cans and draft

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Photo of heydrinks
4.57/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Abe_Froman
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
3.85/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Orange body, white fluffy head imparting a ton of lace. Smells citric and herbaceous. Taste adds an earthy note, which muddles the otherwise crisp hop notes. Glimmer of a malt backbone, not nearly enough to balance the crush of bitterness. Feel is medium to full body, which combined with the hop bomb flavor, make this a sipper IPA.
Close to a refreshing beer with crisp citrus and high bitterness, but the earthy and herbal hop notes with a thicker mouthfeel put this brew on the slow track of enjoyment.

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Photo of sdeese21
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hockeypuck
4.06/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mleahy180
4.15/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Anti-Hero IPA from Revolution Brewing
4.07 out of 5 based on 2,995 ratings.
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