Coup D'Etat | Revolution Brewing

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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:
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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
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Ratings: 368 |  Reviews: 59
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.

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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

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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+

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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

Photo of beerbray
4.28/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Sweeter and young, yet a certain refinedness

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Photo of 2dogbrew
3.69/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ravenz98
3.58/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of scootercrabb
4.15/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MonkeyBread
3.34/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of invalid665
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of deMonar89
4.47/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of charlesjwinkler
3.27/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Chris-1911
3.93/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of crow
4.09/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Coup D'Etat from Revolution Brewing
3.73 out of 5 based on 368 ratings.
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