3rd Year Beer | Revolution Brewing

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BA SCORE
4.08/5
157 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Wheatwine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
To commemorate our 3rd year anniversary we brewed this hearty wheat barley wine with piloncillo sugar and aged it for 4 months in Appleton rum casks. The result is something special; layers of caramel, molasses, toasted malt, oak and warmth. Cheers!

Added by MasterSki on 02-03-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
157
pDev:
8.09%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
31
Trade:
2
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4.1/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a snifter glass
pour is no head and very little lacing if any
reddish brown in color
smell is a little boozy
taste is not nearly as boozy as the smell more smooth with
hint of booze on the back end
little bit of fruit i sense from the appleton rum barrel
get a little caramel and sweetness
overall a nice drink once it warms up i liked it better more of the flavors came out

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Huge thanks to Robbie for this bottle. Bottles Jan 2013. Poured in to snifter.

A - Medium translucent amber colour with almost no head.

S - Sweet rum and toasted oak with dark caramel, toffee, raisin and spice aromas.

T - Sweet rum, toasted oak and a light coconut presence up front. Mid-palate is where the base beer shows up, adding sweet caramel, toffee and raisins. Finish is spiced rum. Warming alcohol throughout.

M - Medium body, almost full bodied at times. Light carbonation.

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3rd Year Beer from Revolution Brewing
Beer rating: 4.08 out of 5 with 157 ratings
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