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Revolver High Brass Ale | Revolver Brewing

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86 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Revolver Brewing
Texas, United States
revolverbrewing.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Mora2000 on 10-20-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,381
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
86
pDev:
14.69%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 86 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of scottvanbelois
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mkrobinson
4.26/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

One of my favorite light beers. Not one for most ales but this one isn't too hoppy. Is isn't as popular as there blood and honey. But for a light beer it has great flavor

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Photo of cgrunin
3.6/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mjurney
3.93/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance:
Light amber-golden, touch of haze. Good amount of fine carbonation. Creamy head.

Aroma:
Sweet pale malts, bready, some fruity notes.

Taste/Finish/Body:
Sweet pale malts, bready, biscuit, a little caramel. Faint fruit in the middle. Hop bitterness is low, mostly herbal-leafy. Clean-dry finish. Medium bodied, smooth, semi-crisp, highly drinkable.

Overall:
It's a very good American Blonde Ale.

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Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of txmilligan
2.91/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Beautiful clear copper color, with minimal cloudiness. Good head with noticeable lacing. Slight aroma, good precursor to the flavor. Bright taste, with a quick bitterness that dissipates quickly. However, despite the light flavor and feel, not overly memorable. Capable, serviceable beer.

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Photo of jeschaefer
3.09/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bryan12345
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice blonde ale, decent body, a little sweetness and bannanayness (I know what I said) stays with you at the end. Seems like in Texas the blonde ale is the craft version of light beer, and this one is quite serviceable IMO.

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Photo of swellcat
3.88/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Look: Light amber with quickly dissipating head. Never seen a "blonde" this color.

Smell: Clean; nothing off-putting.

Taste: Somewhat sweet malts, quickly balanced by bitter hops.

Feel: Fullness—much beyond what one would expect in a blonde.

May not be true-to-type, but it's ambitious and interesting. Really, this would work where many ambers, bocks, and reds do; it's that substantial.

Would buy again.

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Photo of sd123
3.85/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Thomas_Wikman
3.38/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of unclekeith
3.46/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JimLeff
4.58/5  rDev +29.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Just because a beer isn't super hoppy or barrel-aged or novel or aggressive in some way doesn't make it boring. There's a big difference between subtle and blah, and this beer will delight fans of deeply-nuanced session bears like De Ranke Gouldenberg, De la Senne's Taras Boulba, and Victory's Hop Ticket Noble. If I lived in TX, this would definitely be my house beer.

The balance is deep. The hopping is deft. The malt is right where it needs to be. The result has personality, but it's subtle, and easily missed by those who need their beers to scream for their attention. And it's equally good on draft or in bottles.

Like all subtle beers, cold serving temperatures attenuate the nuanced flavors in a way bigger beers more easily survive. You'll need to cradle your glass a while to really taste this one at typical draft temps.

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Photo of MaddDogg84
4.28/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mortarforker
4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TX-Badger
3/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a clear golden color with white head. Cereal grains and malt on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied. Finishes clean. Simple beer here.

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Photo of LouAleHead
3.21/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MichialTanner1
3/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of infinitebruner
3.63/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

July 16, 2015

12 oz bottle, pilsner glass

A – Medium to dark gold, quite clear, with high effervescence. Lots of bubbles rising to the top. A half inch of white foam with moderate-low retention.

S – Pale malt and a small amount of caramel creating a rich bread crust aroma. Some herbal, slightly woodsy hop aromas, along with a touch of stone fruit.

T – The pale malt is at the forefront with a bit of caramel and bread crust. Low, fruity hops with some herbal and floral notes. A minor tropical note lingers.

M – Medium body, leaning towards medium-full, with moderate carbonation. Seems like attenuation might be a bit low, as there’s some residual sweetness, countered by moderate hop bitterness. Moderately dry on the finish with some lingering sweetness.

O – I like this beer, though there’s nothing particularly memorable about it. An easy drinker with good flavor.

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Photo of kylehay2004
3.11/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Hoganlaw
3.42/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I had a brass tuba once.

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Photo of PfBeerMan
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I nice american blond ale with a nice finish.

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Photo of ovaltine
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lukebell15
4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerMugsy
4.16/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Revolver High Brass Ale from Revolver Brewing
Beer rating: 3.54 out of 5 with 86 ratings
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