Bean Gene | Revolution Brewing

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Bean GeneBean Gene

Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing
Illinois, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Bean Gene is the first variation we did with our Mean Gene barrel-aged Eugene Porter.

After months socked away in bourbon barrels, we steeped it with Dark Matter coffee beans prior to bottling. Smooth and well-balanced, with hints of vanilla and an in-your-face coffee flavor, enjoy it at breakfast, lunch or dinner.

28 IBU

Added by MasterSki on 10-09-2012

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4.51/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TMoney2591
4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served from tap in a snifter at Firkin.

Following immediately on the heels of the Coffee Eugene comes basically the barrel-aged version. Let's do it. It pours a straight black-brown topped by a finger of tan foam. The nose comprises deep roasted malts, chocolate, a hint of bourbon, and some mild sweet coffee. The taste brings in more of the same, with some brighter coffee and a definite vein of vanilla spiking through in the distance. The body is a staunch medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a smooth feel. Overall, I think I prefer the non-barreled version, but this stuff is still pretty durn tasty.

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Photo of mynie
4.56/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Horrendously expensive pours were available at the Emporium Arcade in Chicago. At first, I was like "no way, Joe-say," but then after 5 Yum Yums 12 bucks for 10 ounces somehow began to sound reasonable.

It was goddamn tasty.

Smells of big coffee, sweet chocolate, and just a little wisp of booze burn.

Tastes like it smells, like a glass of Autocrat chocolate milk with a tiny splash of bourbon in it. Starts off with roasted barely, moving quickly into coffee and dark chocolate along with some nodes of vanilla and coconut, ending with a touch of booze.

Very good. Significantly better than BCBS Coffee.

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Photo of WadeBridgman
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MostlyNorwegian
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of Davepoolesque
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Need my morning coffee. Along with bourbon, vanilla and oak. Super smooth, lower carb. Really delicate and delicious.

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4.04/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.32/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.76/5  rDev +17.5%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Bean Gene from Revolution Brewing
4.05 out of 5 based on 655 ratings.
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