Rosa Hibiscus Ale | Revolution Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Rosie and Hibiscus Wheat

Tart summer ale infused with 12lbs of Hibiscus flowers and a touch of orange peel. Her sexy pink hue, leaves her to be desired.

Added by Tone on 07-25-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
649
Reviews:
75
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
14.45%
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
155
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 649 |  Reviews: 75
Photo of pagriley
3.46/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dandiprat2015
3.54/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gagnonsux
3.53/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of glass_house
3.78/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not really sure about the standard to which "herbed/spiced" beer should be held. There is such a wide range of characteristics, it's impossible to rate "to style". But I think this is pretty good. Not good like I'd bring a 6-pack to a party expecting to impress anyone, but good like I love keeping some of these in the fridge for golf, fishing, etc. It's light enough to be refreshing and the sweet floral aspect of the hibiscus make this a much more interesting choice than the standard light lager for the aformentioned summer activities.

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Photo of ewolfson
3.22/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smbslt
3.85/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vinceclortho
3.38/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CheapBeerBuzz
3.4/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ralerwen
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beef_Curtains
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of plaid75
3.59/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Derekdst
4.1/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Surprisingly light taste for the being a darker shade out of the can.

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Photo of monkeybeerbelly
4.48/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

very fun and different. pink beer thats slightly tart and sweet

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Photo of somalley26
4.29/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Given the name the smell doesn't meet expectations but look, taste, and feel are all spot on. Great balance of floral notes and hops.

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Photo of Smconnor
3.92/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SpongeBobAlePant
4.43/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Interesting color, and light taste something nice to pair with Mexican food.

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Photo of ivorycannon
3.28/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of FaradayUncaged
3.95/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fredmugs
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rossracing
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of norinco
3.45/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MNJR
3.87/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pink orange color, almost red and... uh, flowery smell. Tastes kind of wheaty, sharp and sour from the hibiscus. But, I am really surprised how much I liked this. Unique and very refreshing. Absolutely thirst quenching and dependable for hot weather. One of those "one of kind" beers that you may love or hate, depending on your taste.

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Photo of Hubert_i
3.89/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jae61
3.79/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Trooper92292
3.62/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

This is a great summer beer. I wasn't sure what to think but was very impressed by this beer. A beautiful color. Powerful smell. A short lived after taste, fades very quickly. In all though, this is a fun beer and I'm glad I picked up a 6 pack. I recommend this very much.

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Rosa Hibiscus Ale from Revolution Brewing
3.53 out of 5 based on 649 ratings.
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