Revelry | Two Brothers Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
twobrothersbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Fall

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Added by kawilliams81 on 11-20-2012

BEER STATS
Reviews:
59
Ratings:
366
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
9.34%
 
 
Wants:
32
Gots:
56
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Reviews: 59 | Ratings: 366
Photo of HopsAreDaMan
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Globe; 12 oz bottle; dated 2955, putting the Julian date at the end of Oct., 2015.

Very nice head, and lacing. Decent aroma. lots of flavor, with a nicely bitter finish. Great creamy mouth-feel.

This is a great beer, almost like a double IPA but with a nice malt backbone and a little more character.

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

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a snifter. Pours a reddish tobacco color with minimal head, decent lacing actually though. Smells of pine and biscuity malt..

The taste? It is one boozy sucker. I get some good resiny hop, but alcohol heat is forward throughout . There is a decent malty backbone here, but once again overshadowed by the alcohol. It is honestly slightly reminiscent of a barleywine to me. Not really too much else to say here.

Mouthfeel is thick , medium carbonation. Overall I do like this beer but I probably wouldn't buy a six pack of it. I think the bottle I had was a little on the old side so I'd be interested in trying this one fresh on tap at 2 brothers. That being said, it's not really a style I have a lot of experience in but I think it's worth a try.

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Photo of headbucket
4.02/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Appearance: a very nice looking, clear, ruby red beer with slick hoppy bubbles hanging around the rim of the glass at the top of the beer.

Smell: very nice. Citrus, pine, resiny hops with a bit of bready malt in there as well. All subtle and not very strong but well integrated together.

Taste:a nice mix of the citrus and pine/resin aspects of the smell with a nice "red" malt flavor as the base. A dry, resin and spicy finish that lasts for awhile.

Mouthfeel: nothing special here, medium body, slighty syrupy and astringent.

Overall: a very nice beer. I love the smell- great aspects that mix well and are subtle and not overpowering. A great mix of hop flavors over a good base of malt. When i started drinking this i was assuming 7-8%abv, was somewhat surprised to find it was almost 9:5%. As i drink more of it the abv becomes more apparent but not in a bad way. I only bought two singles but hope to pick up a few more or maybe a 6 pack before it disappears. Hope the they make this regular or at least seasonal offering.

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Photo of Karnivool1
3.07/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This beer was lucky to get a 3 from me........just way too bitter for a red beer. Smells malty and sweet so I was a bit excited, but just couldn't get past all the bitterness in this beer. Disappointed.

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Photo of ChiPool
3.83/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a Duvel tulip. Code on bottle reads "3132", assuming day 313 of 2012 (bottled 11/11?). Consumed & reviewed on 12/11/12.

This beer pours a nice deep amber color with 1/2 inch of cream-colored head. Nice aroma on this one: spicy hops, a bit of citrus fruit, and cereal-like malt presence. This offers a lot of balance on the palate: a bit of alcohol heat, along with significant hop presence (simcoe?), and an equally strong malt presence.

Good, but not great, offering from 2 Bros. It has echoes of HopSlam with the balance & relatively low heat, but not as complex. The mouthfeel could use a bit more bulk.

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Photo of martinpfal
4.47/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Quickly becoming a favorite.
A lovely red imperial ipa. Love the hops but the balance of malt keeps them in check. Abv is high and can be tasted. But not a kick in the gut. It'll creep up on you. 22$ for a six pack is salty and why it's not my top beer. But within the top 5. Go! Get some!

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Photo of Stooven
2.95/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. "Lot 2946" FWIW. I have had this in years past, but this is my first time rating it. Head disappears quickly. Color is a warm amber. Smell is part malt, part dirty socks. Taste is alternately boozy, amber ale, and dishwater. Don't know if it's this batch or I've never really paid attention before, but wouldn't pick this up again.

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Photo of RedRabbit
4.54/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Appearance - 5.00 perfect , ruby red

Smell - 4.00 Outstanding

Taste - 4.75 , What a good red ale should be

mouthfeel - 4.75 , good pallet of flavors

overall - 5.00

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I am continually surprised at the brew quality of two bros, if you are a fan of their atom smasher beer / red ales in general you will enjoy this beer

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Photo of Gemmell
4.36/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Super fresh. One day off the line and into my snifter. Pours a ruby reddish hue with a decent amount of head retention. Not much lacing to speak of as the head dies down. Smells exactly like I would expect an imperial red to smell...malty. Some pineyness pulls through, but mainly just malt sweetness. The flavor is not what I expected. A lot of hoppy bitterness, piney, resin, some citrus, and on the back end lies that sweet malt flavor that is so pronounced in the smell. This is a great tasting beer and now I see it's 124 IBUs., packed with hoppy bitterness. One of the best imperial reds I've had, and at 9.5% you'd never know how strong this beer is until you've finished it. Absolutely will be drinking again. Cheers!

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