Perry's Revenge Ale | Cottrell Brewing Co.

Perry's Revenge AlePerry's Revenge Ale
BA SCORE
63%
Liked This Beer
3.72 w/ 108 ratings
Perry's Revenge AlePerry's Revenge Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cottrell Brewing Co.
Connecticut, United States
cottrellbrewing.com

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A Scotch Ale, malty and complex mahogany colored with hints of chocolate. To commemorate the historic find by Cottrell Brewer, diver and discover Charlie Buffum of the wreck of the USS Revenge off the coast of Watch Hill Rhode Island. Last seen in 1811, the USS Revenge was Oliver Hazard Perry’s first Naval Command before his famous victory in the battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812. Perry’s Revenge is a discovery you will wish to make with friends. Summon to mind the mystery of things long lost in the darkness of the ocean bottom.

Added by mostpoetsdo on 01-24-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#25,193
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
108
Liked:
68
Avg:
3.72/5
pDev:
12.1%
Alströms:
3.81
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
13
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 108 |  Reviews: 25
Photo of SuomiHobbit
2/5  rDev -46.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Not a good example of the style.

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Photo of Nichols33
2/5  rDev -46.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Jmerchlinsky
2.37/5  rDev -36.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of woodchipper
2.96/5  rDev -20.4%

Photo of sgttibbs
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of billybrew21
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of SFC21
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of ejimhof
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of JAHMUR
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of amanforallsaisons
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of NeoZaZ
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of sulldaddy
3.23/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Sampling a cellar temp bottle poured into a tulip glass.
The beer pours a rich deep mahogany color with some ruby highlights on the edges of the glass when held up to the light. Creamy beige head of .5 cm fades to a thin edge layer fairly rapidly after the pour.
Aroma is rich and malty with brown sugar and caramel mixing with a bit of molasses and some earthy hop qualities. The nose is not incredibly robust but it is appealing.
First sip reveals an average to light body with very fine and rolling carbonation.
Flavor is similar to the nose with sweet caramel and brown sugar malt mixing with a bit of roasted malt that I didnt expect from the nose. Again not hugely robust flavor profile. The finish is very dry and lets in a bit of earthy hop note that is a little more astringent than I expected from the style. I also get a little bit of chalky notes in the finish.
The alcohol is well hidden and the beer is nice and well crafted, I wish the nose was a little bigger. A decent sipping brew.

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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of juliusseizure
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of Rifugium
3.33/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

First had: on tap at Capone's, Norristown, PA

A dark brown color with a short-lasting off-white head that receded to a sticky ringlet. Aroma of malty sugars and slight earthy tones. Taste of brown sugar and caramel, some roastiness, some toasted bread, cardboardy, and a little bit of organic hop bitterness in the finish. Not overly flavorful, but really nothing too bad going on. Medium body, tamed alcohol, low carbonation, seemed a little thinned out maybe, but generally pretty drinkable.

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Photo of djrn2
3.33/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of justme
3.35/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of davey101
3.41/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle into a tulip glass. Has the months on the side of the label for the best by date but none are notched. Purchased on sale for $1.99

A - Dark brown body with some red tints. Fairly clear. One finger high light khaki head with a decent amount of lacing,

S - Dark candied fruits, caramel, maple, smokey and rich toffee malt. The finish has a touch of metallic copper to it.

T - Similar to the nose. Lots of candied dark fruits with some caramel and maple sweetness that finishes with toffee, molasses, and crusty bread. Slightly metallic and warming finish. Mouth feel is medium and silky with a dry and crisp finish.

O - Not a bad scotch ale at all. Its amazing actually considering what I paid for this. Might grab a few for the cellar.

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Photo of rmac26
3.44/5  rDev -7.5%

Photo of HamdenHector
3.46/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

A: slight haze; medium brown with orangish mahogany at the edges; 1 finger light brown head that receded to a thin collar; no lacing;

S: dried fruit - fruit cake;

T: dark fruit up front; sweet malt in the middle; a somewhat harsh nutmeg/all spice taste on the finish; mild bitterness at the end;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; moderately dry finish;

O: the finish was a turn off for me;

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Photo of waddellc2
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IPAchris
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of mrskunk
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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Perry's Revenge Ale from Cottrell Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 63% out of 100 with 108 ratings
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