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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
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To commemorate our 3rd year anniversary we brewed this hearty wheat barley wine with piloncillo sugar and aged it for 4 months in Appleton rum casks. The result is something special; layers of caramel, molasses, toasted malt, oak and warmth. Cheers!


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
hopheadsbrew (142) - Illinois, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Cloudy brown. Nutty vanilla nose. Thick creamy head. Toasted coconut, chocolate and vanilla flavor. Smooth lasting finish.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
cernjoh (142) - Ohio, USA - APR 15, 2014
Poured a 14 month old bottle into a Revolution pint glass. Was a clear red amber with a 2 finger light tan head. Aroma is caramel, vanilla, and rum. Taste is a slightly hopped caramel rum and vanilla goodness. Palate is good and smooth with nice carbonation. Overall an excellent American Barleywine.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
jmagnus87 (2708) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - MAR 30, 2013
From notes. Draft. Damn, this is good. Brown sugar and wood with dark fruits and some vanilla. I would love a bottle to bring with.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mittenator (1389) - Michigan, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Bomber. Deep caramel amber with a dense beige head. Caramel, toffee, dark dried fruits and vanilla wood aromas. Big barrel flavors and sweet dried fruits. This stuff is amazing.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
GuamVice (71) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 26, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. The rum aging is very evident here. Malty, slightly sweet, with great spice and a warming burn. Definitely a sipper. Happy anniversary Revbrew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrnkMcDermott (2835) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Draft at Standard Market. 10 oz. glass for $6. A deep, cloudy, murky brown. Lacy, thin strings of foam. Smell is rather light; no heady alcohol. A bit of fruity ester. BUT the taste is indeed big. Thick mouthfeel like a raisin syrup with a slight bit of cherry. Rum is very much in evidence, but hovers in the background. Despite the warming alcohol and thick mouthfeel, itís not overbearing. Hops only serve to offset the sweetness, unlike a Bigfoot. A lot like a sherry, with a little rum to the rear. The 10 ounces is quite more than enough, thank you. So hard to do more than just sip this wonder.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fitwitchik (367) - USA - APR 15, 2014
Poured from an over an year old bomber into a Revolution Brewing Company glass a dark red amber with a thin head Aroma is boozy sweet-thinking rum vanilla & prunes? Flavor is straight up molasses & rum here with some toffee caramel. Balance creates a smooth satisfying finish syrupy malted sugar. Have had this 4 x over past year including on tap @ Revolution. Age makes this a superb BW!!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jbickus (16) - Illinois, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Smell is of rum, sweet candy, sugarey. The taste is like you are drinking a beer straight out of a mango. Very sweet, fruity, almost like a Parrot Bay Rum. Palatte is fairly smooth, with a syrupy mouthfeel. Really interesting and different.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MartinT (8127) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 13, 2014
My Bottom Line:
The deepest malt caramelization quickly seduces the nose, leaving the indelible print of salient cereal sugars and fruit jam onto tastebuds writhing in pleasure.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam skirts the cloudy amber brown.
-Alcohol helps lighten the back end.
-Straight Jacket and this one are obvious proof that this brewery is to be taken very seriously in any very malty endeavours they undertake.
-This one is only a year old and it already feels wiser than most Barley Wines out there.
-This is in the same family as Angelís Share, J.W.Leeís Harvest Ale, Dieu du Ciel! Solstice díHiver Bourbon, etc..

Bottled in Jan. Ď13.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ryanfolty (1900) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - APR 20, 2013
April 20, 2013 - bottle from my buddy Brett. Brownish orange pour with some head that faded quickly. Aroma was caramel, light fruit, sugar and wood. Taste was consistent with aroma, but had some nice heat that blended well with the sweetness.


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