Galaxy-Hero India Pale Ale | Revolution Brewing

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Galaxy-Hero India Pale AleGalaxy-Hero India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by MasterSki on 04-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
768
Reviews:
105
Avg:
4.13
pDev:
7.99%
 
 
Wants:
72
Gots:
148
For Trade:
0
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1.45/5  rDev -64.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.75

dry! like drinking sand! yuk!

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2.25/5  rDev -45.5%

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2.42/5  rDev -41.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Funky taste. Very hoppy

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2.75/5  rDev -33.4%

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2.92/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Treb0R
3/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I'm not a fan of the IPAs this brewery puts out and I'm not sure why the ratings are so high (maybe price point and alcohol content). The head brewer needs to go back to the drawing board with the malt selection, hop selection and amount used, and yeast selection plus temp at which the yeast goes to work. The taste is very crisp and lager like. It's missing that slightly fruity ale characteristic which can help make the hops pop, even in non fruit forward IPAs.

I'm just not a fan of the hops and house yeast chosen at all. It's not the yeast's fault, it's the treatment of the yeast that is poor. The hops are muddled. Good job at hiding harsh bitterness, but it really just tastes like a grassy pilsner.

Slightly better than their Anti Hero IPA, which they should discontinue for being so similar, but in the very rare echelon of amazing American IPAs, neither are worthy of 92/100 ratings. BA users have a tendency of rating beers much higher than what is actually deserved, but this 92 rating is just baffling to me. The high ratings are likely monkey see, monkey do as there are a lot of blanket ratings without proper description.

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3/5  rDev -27.4%

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3/5  rDev -27.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Ok beer. More malty than hoppy for my taste.

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3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

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3.33/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I must not be a big fan of the Galaxy hop as I didn't like this one as well as some of the other Revolution Hero series.

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3.39/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.48/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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Galaxy-Hero India Pale Ale from Revolution Brewing
4.13 out of 5 based on 768 ratings.
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