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Red Skull | Revolution Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Imperial Red Ale is brewed with whole Cascade hops and dry-hopped in both the fermenter and the serving tank with whole Crystal hops. A flavorful, hoppy delight balanced with caramel sweetness and alcohol warmth.

Added by homebrew311 on 12-10-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
233
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
27.76%
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
25
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 27 | Ratings: 233
Reviews by ONUMello:
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4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle dated 10/1/13 poured into a pint glass
A: Burnt orange color with a one-finger head
S: Grapefruit, pineapple, malt and toffee
T: Lots of toffee and caramel. Honestly some of the most I've ever tasted in a beer. This is followed by orange zest, roasted malt and tropical fruits.
M: Medium+ bodied
O: By the time I got to the end of the bottle I thought this ended up a touch sweet but overall this is a well made, tasty beer that fits the style but has its own personality and I wouldn't hesitate to drink it again

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours clear, reddish-brown in color with 1/4 inch head. Taste is dry herbal hops, sweet caramel, toasted malt, and brown sugar. Complex for the style. This is probably my favorite Revolution beer that I have had. I will get this again.

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of DrKarl
4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Zonian1
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.93/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of joeseppy
4.35/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Soft red burgundy hue with a dense 'pink' head.

Gargantuan juicy aromas of oranges and grapefruit. Malt, rye, tarry pine and burnt sugar sweetness.

Pleasant sweet malt front, citrus in the middle and resinous hop numbing sensation on the tongue with rye ringing through the nasal cranium. Love the alcohol sensation that keeps this real.

Dense body, chewy and voluptuous. Great cold but I really enjoyed when it warmed up.

Real close to Green Flash Imp Red. Just freakin' delicious. This one is a Hat Trick for sure.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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

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3.79/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.2/5  rDev +3.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.05/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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Red Skull from Revolution Brewing Company
4.07 out of 5 based on 233 ratings.
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