Poke The Bear | Revelry Brewing Co

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3.83/5
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30 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Revelry Brewing Co
South Carolina, United States
revelrybrewingco.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by MacQ32 on 09-11-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#21,386
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
30
pDev:
9.4%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 30 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of JayQue
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very good APA. Poured from a 16 oz can into a pint glass. Big frothy head, with excellent retention. Thick rings of frothy lacing. Aroma and taste are mild hops and bready malt with a little lemon. Taste is nicely balanced between bready malt and mild citrus hops. Tasty and understated. Mouthfeel is crisp, slightly bitter and rich. A good Pale Ale, not trying to be an IPA hop bomb.

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Photo of Try-em-all
3.31/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Little bit darker beer than I typically like very happy good lacing some citrusy notes but not too overpowering the happiness overtakes just about everything though if you like that good for you

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Photo of aalmeida
3.77/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RC_Saunders
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Really enjoyed this pale ale. It’s everything you’d expect, moderate hops. Clean finish, overall a great beer!

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Photo of Keeling
4.09/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tim5085
3.99/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Low haze, lite color
Aroma: Mild hop - citrus/pine
Flavor: Medium hoppy, mild on the malt
Overall: tasty. will get this again when back in Charleston

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Photo of jpro
3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of redsoxjim
4.09/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Damian74
3.67/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cdtoffers
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DrMindbender
3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Good, not great. Nothing on the nose but the grain bill, but the hops are more than obvious on the taste and feel...oxymorhopit?

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Photo of madelf66
3.57/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bisonfort
4.31/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Wonderful pale ale. Had draft from Whole Foods.

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Photo of briantullis1
4.4/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TomMahan
4.04/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Furley80
4.25/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chinchill
3.53/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap in Greenville SC.

Pour is clear amber with a large, foamy off-white head that is durable and leaves sheets of lacing.
Aroma: fruity, herbal and piney hops.

Flavor: moderate-mild bitterness. Mosaic hops? Subtle bready grains in the background.

Overall: a clean and crisp, mainstream APA.

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Photo of jeschaefer
3/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Bluecrow
4.16/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The medium yellow tap pour has 1 cm of foam and a very flowery, bright hop aroma. The body is light but fully flavored. Lemony hop notes and a clean finish would make this a weekly quaff if I was near the brewer's locale.

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Photo of OsoRojo
3.56/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Drifter1
3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnBradSC
4.1/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jshusc
4.07/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A little darker beer than I expect for an APA. This is definitely NOT an IPA being disguised as an APA. Hops are subtle and the body is light, but good to style. Very well done beer.

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Photo of ConradKenney
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Poke The Bear from Revelry Brewing Co
Beer rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 30 ratings