ENormaGene | Revolution Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Hugene, an Imperial Porter, aged in bourbon barrels for 20 months. This complex beer has an initial caramel flavor & sweetness upfront that slowly melts away right before the tidal wave of chocolate malt character. (12% ABV // 60 IBU)

Added by MasterSki on 12-06-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
59
Reviews:
5
Avg:
4.41
pDev:
5.9%
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

What a great beer. Had it as a horizontal with weegene, eugene, and hugene. I was blown away from the start with this one. Wow.

A- black as the pits of hell with a chocolate head.
S- great, really. Whisky hints with plenty of standard porter notes. There's a feel of creme brulle there (but not in the Southern Tier way).
T- so good. Lots of caramel. Not hot for an imperial.
M- smooth and easy. Not for everyday, but then neither is my ex-wife. It's a bit sharp, but mellow enough for the strong-willed.

I was pleasently surprised by this one. Must try if you can. Of course, our cute bartender, Sam, helps. She might make Bud Light worthwhile...

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ENormaGene from Revolution Brewing
4.41 out of 5 based on 59 ratings.
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