Revival Double Black IPA | Revival Brewing Co.

Revival Double Black IPARevival Double Black IPA
BA SCORE
72.6%
Liked This Beer
3.9 w/ 117 ratings
Revival Double Black IPARevival Double Black IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Revival Brewing Co.
Rhode Island, United States
revivalbrewing.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This Cascadian Dark Ale, otherwise know as our Double Black IPA, emerged stylistically from the Pacific North West. It has an IPA backbone with a "special blend" of choice roasted malts combined with a hard hitting matchup of hops, knocking this beer into a new weight class. Dry hopped and unfiltered for maximum flavor and punch. Enjoy it with a trainer!

85 IBU

Added by TheManiacalOne on 01-15-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,242
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
117
Liked:
85
Avg:
3.9/5
pDev:
10.26%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
24
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 117 |  Reviews: 26
Photo of JamesStreet
3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a black color with a slight ruby color around the edge of the glass in the light. Head retention is really good and the nutty, coffee brown head showed a wall of lace.
Smell was of an interesting combination of roastiness and lemony pledge. Chocolate, nuttiness, and pine are also present in the nose.
The dark, bitter chocolate leads the malt character while the chinook and sorachi hops meld an interesting, sweet hop flavor.
Feel is a bit on the lighter side for the style and the carbonation is moderate. Wish there was a bit more bitter on the back end of the sip.
Overall, I liked the interesting hop profile. That's what drew me to this beer. Although the lack of overall bitterness held this beer back some, I still enjoyed it.

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Photo of mpmcguire11
4.35/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very smooth for double black IPA. Had it on tap at a local pub. Very good.

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Photo of lost_sailor
4.14/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Bugs318
4.34/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Onemoresolo
3.97/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Fresh sample bottle from salesman. Notched best-by date was October, contract-brewed at Cottrell:

Didn't take notes while tasting it, but my boss and I thought it was a pretty solid beer. Not sure why they market it as Chinook vs Sorachi Ace, because there was very little dry hop presence, but the beer was enjoyable. Creamy body, nice roasty flavors with vague citrusy hop notes.

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Photo of MichaelaBrinkley
4.23/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Whatup14
3.47/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sammy
3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of LongIslandBeerWorks
3.55/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Patlee3324
4.32/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BillUnger1
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Child_Pugh
3.81/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mikeluzzjr
3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jkermitj
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sellen
3.46/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.85/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bp4171
4.42/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bilco
3.89/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PatGreer
3.52/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Didn't enjoy this one much. Tasted like very, very dark rye bread. Hints of baker's chocolate. Heavy beer up front but finishes fairly dry. I didn't taste any hops in this, though, and naturally that's my main complaint. Tasted more like a RIS, and not a very good one at that.

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Photo of Newport_beerguy
3.85/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of Elanab93
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of freshcarl
4.28/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Car4911
3.8/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of HelpMeBloody
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Revival Double Black IPA from Revival Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 72.6% out of 100 with 117 ratings
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