Double Fist | Revolution Brewing

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BA SCORE
91.9%
Liked This Beer
4.08 w/ 668 ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Originally brewed as the 100th beer at our brewpub, this strong pale ale packs a serious punch with massive hop flavor. Intense dry-hopping brings a deep, resinous, citrus blast reminiscent of cutting into a fresh bag of hop pellets.

90 IBU

Added by cadaugherty on 12-21-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,430
Reviews:
92
Ratings:
668
Liked:
614
Avg:
4.08/5
pDev:
8.58%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
62
Gots:
94
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 668 |  Reviews: 92
Photo of JakerLou
4.01/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of lemmy187
4.01/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of dsm45
3.96/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Domvan
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mynie
3.7/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bombers on sale around Massachusetts. Reasonably priced and easy to find.

Pours limp and dark amber, a small white head that dissipates quickly with pretty minimal carbonation. Maybe I've been inured by the recent preponderance of high ABV beers, but this is seems pretty gull darn flat for only 8%.

Smells thick, hoppy, bitter, and alcoholic. Like an old-school DIPA. Malt smells syrupy, hops are piney. Intense but pretty decently balanced.

Tastes not quite as good as it smells, which is a bit of problem since it didn't smell all that great. Nothing is off, really, but it doesn't fully cohere. Starts bitter and piney, gets syrupy and biscuity, ends with strong nodes of booze. Totally okay.

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Photo of johnklotter
4.44/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of gregcordle
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SteveTheBrit
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hopheaddeluxe
3.94/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopzilla_MN
4.34/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RickyBfromCT
4.19/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tmappenzeller
4.1/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Justin8mypants
4.1/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 2dogbrew
3.92/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ArkyVaughan
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Davepoolesque
4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bit fruity, bit malty. Good stuff. Great tropical fruit hoppiness that is balanced perfectly with the malt back bone. Not too bitter. Very drinkable.

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Photo of Texasfan549
4.16/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
3.5/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brentk56
3.92/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a clear copper color with an impressive head that delivers the lace

Smell: Bold aromatics, with caramel and orange tones forward; there is a grainy/grassy/piney character in the back, however

Taste: Caramel forward, with the powerful malt base building as the hops emerge; orange tones start the parade but there is a grassy/piney character that builds to a resinous bitterness in the middle and through the finish, though the malts never recede

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A big, balanced beer that is straddles a fine line into DIPA territory; I prefer my beers in this genre a bit dryer but having had a few Revolution beers now I suspect that their brewers might not not agree with my preferences

Thanks, Sammy, for the opportunity

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Photo of jjd315
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JMBSH
3.94/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of buckuwo
4.15/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hayes86
4.06/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.65/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kegatron
3.98/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Double Fist from Revolution Brewing
Beer rating: 91.9% out of 100 with 668 ratings
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