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Revolution Adams Best Bitter
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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   ABV: -
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An earthy, lightly toasty traditional Best Bitter brewed to showcase newly available Irish Stout and Ale malts. We use Special B and Black malts for color and slight roast complexity. It is named for Gerry Adams, the president of Sinn Fein, who was instrumental in the development of the Belfast Agreement in the late 1990s, which brought a cease-fire to Northern Ireland.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HighWine (950) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - OCT 24, 2013
Tap flight at the brew pub, served in nitrogen. Dark caramel color with a dense nitro egg shell head. Excellent lace tha. Oats the glad. Not much aroma. Flavor is sweet bread, aromatic veggie hops, and very nutty. Tips toward the sweeter side of things for an ESB. Slightly creamy mouthfeel. Ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (4793) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2013
Draft at Revolution Brewing, Chicago. Pours clear amber with a thick white head. Aroma of malt, fruit and caramel. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Light medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4074) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2013
Tap at Revolution Brewing, Milwaulkee Ave, Chicago. Poured a clear chesnut brown with a long living frothy off white head. The aroma is weak malt. The flavour is medium to weak bitter with a big malt liqourice hoppy palate with a short bitter finish. Served warm, just as it should be! Shame about the name though.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kaser (2535) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Draft at revolution. Orange and dark. Super foamy beer. Decent bitter. Not a fan of the style but rev does beers right

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (7634) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Sample at the brewpub. This beer is a clear amber color with a medium off-white head that diminishes steadily to a film. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of roast malt and hops. Medium body with flavors of caramel malt, herbal hops and touches of fruit. The finish is sweet with a nutty and malty aftertaste. Decent overall.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kidmartinek (3539) - austin, Texas, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Multi hued copper with a huge, creamy white head. Light grain nose. Pale malt taste with a nice bitter backend complimented by flavors of toffee and toasted nuts. Smooth feel. Very sessionable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ccex (905) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 8, 2012
On tap at brewery today. (The bartender said this was from their last remaining keg). Pours an almost clear reddish amber with a huge white head and some lacing. Aroma has floral hops, lemon, bready malts, and perhaps orange peel. Medium body and average carbonation. Taste is not as bitter as I had expected, but has the bready malts and a long clean finish. An easily drinkable, good but not great beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10455) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 8, 2012
Draft. Poured clear dark amber hue with an average frothy off-white head that Mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate aroma of toasted dark malt. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Well balanced flavor of roasted dark malt a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. This is a solid brew.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dinkle50 (943) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 7, 2012
Two finger head on top of a creamy red pour. Aroma is very light. Taste is mild and grainy. Bitter finish is nice. Very easy drinking and well crafted.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmm635 (847) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 31, 2012
Amber in color with a beige head. Sweet toffee malts and nice citrus hops. Medium bodied and quite drinkable. Finish is not too dry.


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