Crystal-Hero | Revolution Brewing

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BA SCORE
4.13/5
586 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A crisp and refreshing IPA exploding with fresh hop character, named for a somewhat forgotten yet amazing hop variety named Crystal.

Added by MasterSki on 05-09-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,871
Reviews:
64
Ratings:
586
pDev:
7.75%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
41
Gots:
121
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 586 |  Reviews: 64
Photo of firecrotch23
4.23/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of barnzy78
3.73/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz can, filled 08-07-2017
Amber colored body with a frothy ivory head that fades to a foam. Aroma is light caramel with a piney hop presence. Pungent bitterness on the palate with pine & spruce with some orange & grapefruit zest; caramel & pale malt provides some sweetness, but hops own the palate here. Medium body, very resinous, finishes bitter with pungent pine lingering. Overall, not my favorite of the Hero series, but definitely worthy of trying.

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Photo of km02600
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of djrn2
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scott2269
3.89/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jzeilinger
4.21/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - Light copper gold color with nice carbonation and head retention.

S - Nice floral and citrus nose.

T - Floral and citrus from start to finish with some peppery spice. Nice lingering floral bitterness.

M - Medium body with sprightly carbonation.

O - All hops from start to finish and extremely enjoyable.

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Photo of craigbelly
4.17/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very nicely made, light copper-colored IPA. This beer is beautiful to look at, the head lasts forever. Wonderful flavors emerge upon first sip, with a huge explosion of pleasant floral hops blended nicely with malt, and soft alcohol. I don't want to use the word dank, but it has those charisctics deep inside it. This is an extremely well made and well-balanced beer that still showcases the hop characters.

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Photo of MTKATL
3.88/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SlothBeard
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wizzle32
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hozersr
4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wheels2532
4.28/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cotton_27
3.85/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scottspencer
4.03/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Eman17
3.53/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.14/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gambyt20
3.09/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Muss42
4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HardyA
3.99/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of buzzarooski
4.35/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ZAP
4.21/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

L-Deep oak colored...clear...minimal head...

S-Big floral, herbal aroma. Fragrant and different aroma than most IPAs.

T-Floral notes again carry the tempo here. Herbal, grassy and spicy notes as well. Malt just a canvas and does not get in the way.

F-Clean medium bodied IPA..

O-Unique IPA with some very enjoyable hop impressions. Very enjoyable. Not very bitter but very flavorful.

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Photo of Zaphog
4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rilesmiles
4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beergorrilla
4.23/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lelampp
4.23/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Crystal-Hero from Revolution Brewing
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 586 ratings
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