Coup D'Etat | Revolution Brewing

BA SCORE
84
good
368 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
Coup D'EtatCoup D'Etat
BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by beertooth on 03-23-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
368
Reviews:
59
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
11.26%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
45
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Ratings: 368 |  Reviews: 59
Photo of Egotist
3.53/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Metalsnota
3.86/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mambajahamba
3.35/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GlendonTT
3.7/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FBarber
3.78/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours an orange tinged hazy golden color. Thin white head dissipates leaving little lacing.

Smell has aromas of lemon, orange zest, biscuit malt, straw, and slight ester notes.

Taste follows the nose with notes of lemon, orange zest, a nice biscuit malt background. Undertones of straw, pepper, and clove peak through.

Feel is light, crisp and refreshing.

Overall a very nice albeit not outstanding saison. Solid choice anytime you want a saison.

 452 characters

Photo of Poloplaya
3.78/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beginner2
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigDaddyWarbuxx
3.88/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good balance between citrus and wheat.

38 characters

Photo of bnes09
3.87/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Lemon-orange color. Weakish head with little lacing. Yeasty, funky, lemon, citric aroma. Flavor follows with a delicate, bready malt backbone and plenty of citrus and yeast funk. Medium body with a grainy, yeasty texture. Somewhat weak carbonation. Pretty good overall.

 275 characters

Photo of Vixie
3.61/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a nice golden color with a decent sized off white head.

Kind of a grassy and floral smell. There is a bit of lemon in there as well. Basically a fairly earthy and outdoors type of smell.

Sweet and fruity at first. Bit of apricot and pear notes, finishing with some lingering hop bitterness.

Fairly good feel going down, bit high on the carbonation.

A fairly decent example of the style, although not the best i have tried. It does tend towards the sweet side, but I would have liked a bit more complexity. The hops do keep things in check and from getting too sweet. Definitely worth trying, but there are better examples of the style out there.

 657 characters

Photo of dexterk1
3.69/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Duff27
3.77/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of caahare
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AnitaBrewski
3.85/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MurphDog14
4.06/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BTodd
3.71/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tigg924
3.32/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours hazy, gold in color, with 1/4 inch head. Taste is grass, hay, and light lemon and pepper. Easy to drink and it hits all of what I expect in the style. Would not rush out for this, but I would not pass it up either.

 223 characters

Photo of firkingroovin
2.76/5  rDev -26%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of SFC21
4.16/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sweemzander
2/5  rDev -46.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Eman17
4.15/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bwood06
3.87/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

500mL bottle into a small pint glass

A - clear golden beer in color. fast rising carbonation. white foamy head that dissipates slowly. 4/5

S - white bread, some yeast, along with a banana ester and clove. sweet toffee malt. finally a slight hint of pear along with some floral hops. 3.75/5

T - sweet malt up front immeiately followed by a banana ester and a bitter pear note. bitter floral hop finish with lingering bitterness. a bit of lemongrass as well. very light spiciness along with a bit of earthy/woodiness. 4/5

M - carbonation burn throughout. light and crisp. sits fairly heavy on the back end. 3.75/5

O - good saison with a nice varied palate. a bit different than normal saison but it keeps things interesting. not the easiest saison to review due to varied flavors. thanks to my buddy Matt for introducing me to this one! 3.75/5

 865 characters

Photo of kojevergas
3.17/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

On-draught @ Hopleaf Chicago. Truncated notes below taken live on a phone:

HEAD: None. No lacing.

BODY: Translucent nontransparent vibrant copper. Lack's a saison's signature haze. No yeast can be seen.

Not the liveliest look for a saison, but at least above average.

AROMA: Tangy orange fruit, citrusy hops, saison yeast (replete with biscuity vitaminy notes), Mandarin twang, slight acidity, and vague spice.

Aromatic intensity is average.

TASTE & TEXTURE: Mandarin orange twang dominates, supported by citrusy fruity Hops, fruitskin-redolent acids, and neutral Belgian malts. The saison yeast is an afterthought, and I find no brettanomyces funkiness. There's vague indistinct spice, but no intricate spice profile like you'd find in, say, Fantome.

Decently balanced, but simple and somewhat shallow for a saison. Duration and intensity of flavour are average.

Mouthfeel is acidic, smooth, wet, medium-bodied, and Overcarbonated. Doesn't elevate the beer as a whole, but it's decently executed.

Overall: A forgettable swing at a saison, but drinkable and enjoyable. I wouldn't buy it again, but it'll scratch your saison itch so long as you aren't looking for funkiness or overt barnyard character. Glad I tried it.

C+

 1,231 characters

Photo of MartyIU13
3.59/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jhavey
3.04/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Coup D'Etat from Revolution Brewing
3.73 out of 5 based on 368 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.

    Learn More
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.

    Learn More
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.

    Learn More