A Little Crazy | Revolution Brewing

A Little CrazyA Little Crazy
BA SCORE
4.02/5
789 Ratings
A Little CrazyA Little Crazy
BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A citrusy and refreshing Belgian-style pale ale hopped with Cascade, Citra, and whole Crystal hops for massive aromas and flavors! Fermented with our Belgian Wit yeast for an extra dose of complexity, this one is very drinkable and extremely aromatic.

Added by MasterSki on 01-20-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,359
Reviews:
106
Ratings:
789
pDev:
9.7%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
214
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 789 |  Reviews: 106
Reviews by yamar68:
Photo of yamar68
4.04/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Another fine specimen courtesy of alelover.

Copper orange body with a sloppy white head that marks every sip on the side of the glass.

Plenty of smooth Belgian spice, black pepper, clove... really clean.

Subtly sweet yeast, dry citrus zest, faint juicy fruits, banana, little bit of hop bite... smooth and drinkable.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of tone77
3.98/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A big thanks to the founding father of the canquest, woodychandler, for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a dark golden/brown color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of fruits, citrus in particular, hops. Taste is hops, citrus, malts, spices, balanced and disappearing quickly. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall a tasty beer that is easing the pain of watching this ass kicking my Phillies are receiving from the Orioles.

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Photo of cway2031
4.92/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Another home run for Revolution!

More of a hybrid/mutant then the rest of the beers labeled as BPAs. Really should be in its own category. I have a feeling that many people didn't know how to review this one in a fair way.

Very refreshing but with Cascade and Citra hop goodness. Think IPA with Belgian wit yeast. Nice curve ball in the typical IPA line up
Certainly worth a BUY.

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Photo of 312HopBomb
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A fresh six pack from Binny's beverage depot poured into a Southern Tier tulip. The pour produces an awesome looking clear golden amber hued brew topped by a fluffy light tan head that coats the glass with residue.

The nose is nicely funky and fruity from the Belgian yeast with a great hop presence and spicy notes.

The taste has a sharp fruity start with funky phenolics and tartness complimenting the citric and fruity hop flavor. The malt is hidden behind the bursts of extreme yeasty spice and fruity hoppy goodness but the tart-ness may be due in part from some acidulated (sour) malt in the grist bill.

Bright carbonation highlights the bright flavors of this beer. It has a light to medium body.

Overall this a very affordable and drinkable and excellent brew. I home-brewed a clone that's conditioning at the moment so I can't wait to try it!! We used magnum, citra and cascade hops. Our tribute to a great example of the style, and a great brewery too. Viva the Revolution!

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Photo of Gatch
4.58/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Wow this is proper stuff! I generally don't like Belgian PAs and IPAs but this has fantastic flavor, body, and feel. Fruity, hints of yeast and funk, but just crisp and super drinkable. Big surprise...highly recommend!

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Photo of Br0wnsfn31
4.92/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Wow! First off thanks to my cousin Christopher that turned me on to this brew..
This beer has a very light color.. with a nice constant head and decent lacing left on the glass.. The aroma and the taste is above and beyond..this is my new favorite taking over my old favorite a lil sumtin sumtin by lagunitas.. highly recommended

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Photo of DanGeo
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of tbryan5
3.78/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dacubz
4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

Photo of danthehopslamman
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of chip26
4.13/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 77apm
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of Billolick
4.17/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz can "filled 01-10-2017" on the bottom

Pours lightly hazed typical medium amber, lasting eggshell head, leaves a nice looking fine bubble film, low sheeting and fields of lacing.

Yeasty nose

This is a complex and quite enjoyable Belgian pale style ale...more yeastyness ,peppery spice, wheaty malts...and an underlying tropical fruit hoppy base.

Delicious and great with cheese, salad and crusty bread. Glad to see this being distributed to my local area (Westchester county, NY)

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Photo of franklyhoppy
4.01/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

6 pack cans from binnys. Sat on for 2 months.

A hazy orange with a slight head.

S fruity citrus notes

T very nice little hop some what of a zombie like taste still sitting back session like.

M really good light carbonation with stil enough bitterness

O really digging it would mine getting more

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Photo of Guinnsslvr
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of tigg924
4.18/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had on tap. Pours clear, gold in color with 1/4 inch head. Taste is English pale malt, dry white wine, pear, and Belgian spices with light tropical fruit hops. Medium bodied, and slight bitter. Makes for a clean and delicious treat. Really well done.

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Photo of crumpyto
4.03/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of SjConroy
3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

Photo of menkros
4.47/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bomber, pours dark orange, smell is slightly hoppy not overwhelming. Taste is complex, layered, fantastic. Great beer. I'm really starting to like this new niche, Belgium Style Pale ales. It's the best of american and UK methods to make such a diverse style.

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Photo of deebo
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of mrw1zard
4.06/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bpfrush
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of juicebox
4.21/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MattyG85
4.41/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz. can into a chalice.

Appearance: Pours a deep amber red with a moderate amount of bubbles. Couple good fingers of off white head that settle into a thin creamy layer.

Smell: A spicy and juicy aroma with a scent of Belgian spice and citrus. Belgian yeast with a scent of pepper and clove. Citrus hop hints of orange, grapefruit, mango, and apricot. Earthy hop hints of grass and pine. Also some fruit hints of banana, apple, and white grape . Malt scent of caramel, grains, and cracker. Some candied sugar hints. A pretty nice aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a spicy and juicy Belgian style taste with notes of spice and citrus. Belgian yeast with notes of pepper, clove, and coriander. Citrus hop notes of grapefruit, orange peel, mango, and apricot. Earthy hop notes of pine and grass. Belgian style fruit notes of banana, white grape, and apple. Malt notes of caramel, grains, and cracker. Some honey and candied sugar sweetness. A very solid taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Juicy, fairly chewy, and pretty smooth.

Overall: A pretty good take on a Belgian style Pale Ale. Good mix of spicy yeast and juicy hop flavor.

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Photo of boogerisu
3.79/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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A Little Crazy from Revolution Brewing
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 789 ratings
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