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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
A striking, robust porter full of warmth and chocolate malt. Eugene is a robust porter named after Eugene V. Debs, an American union leader and activist who led the Pullman Railroad strike in 1894. An assortment of Belgian specialty malts form a complex structure of toasted grain and caramel flavors. Dark chocolate malt makes this porter black as night and infuses it with its distinct intense, chocolate essence.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bpreo (2539) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - DEC 28, 2012
This is a satisfactory Porter in my opinion. Lotís of flavor, minimal carbonation. A good beer, made right, is a wonderful thing.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Christpuncher (2829) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 28, 2012
Not a big fan of porters and this was a typical one. Very chocolates flavor and dark brown appearance. Not somehow I would recommend to anyone. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Capa (2764) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Dark with a deep brown head. Aroma is dark malts, chocolate, lightly roasted malt, earthy hops. Medium bodied. Flavor has mild sweet chocolate, roasted malt, earth, some molasses. Didnít notice the 7% alcohol in this one. Real nice porter and one Iím glad I have the rest of a six pack to finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (9135) - Ohio, USA - DEC 22, 2012
12 oz. can. Pours a clear dark brown color with a large fluffy tan head that collapses down to a thin blanket of fine bubbles. The aroma is roasted malts, light sweeter milk chocolate, mild notes of earthy hops; pretty decent. The flavor has roasted malts, milk chocolate, some earthy hops, is medium bodied and smooth. This is a welcome addition to the portfolio of canned beers we have in the area.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pellegjr (396) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 20, 2012
Can, pours opaque molasses with scant mocha head, caramelly/roasty malt aroma, moderately sweet and roasty throughout, medium bodied with a sweet and creamy finish, a bit of tobacco in there as well. An outstanding porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bluejacket74 (1848) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - DEC 20, 2012
12 ounce can, 6 pack packaging had a date of November 20, 2012 printed on it. Just not sure if thatís the canning date or the best by date. Since Revolution is new to Ohio, Iíll assume itís the canned on date. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours dark brown/black with about an inch tan head. Head retention and lacing are both good. The brew smells like roasted malt, bittersweet chocolate, and some dark fruit. It tastes like roasted malt, dark fruit, caramel, bittersweet chocolate and some light hops. Mouthfeel/body is medium, itís smooth and has moderate carbonation. I think itís a good brew, at $9.99 a 6-pack Iíd buy this again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
beastiefan2k (3587) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - DEC 17, 2012
12oz can poured into a plastic cup. Oodles of points for probably the best beer name ever. Otherwise, pours with a brown thick head. Its a good porter, roasted, not bitter, slightly milk. Some American hops peaking through but not entering Cascadian territory, just low alpha acids, perfect. Well attenuated, very drinkable. Apparently, they use some specialty Belgian malts in this, nice touch. They did a great job with this, a nice beer for the proletarian Eugene in all of us.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Imperial_Scout (363) - Illinois, USA - DEC 13, 2012
Dark in appearance with tan head. Roasty and malty with a bit of pepper flavor. A light fizz on the tongue. Nice beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
matthewjk (1073) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 12, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2013 1st encounter with Revolution out of the corrupt city of Chicago. Not a bad offering at all. Nice malts with a little lactose on the back end. Quite herbal and hoppy for a porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boFNjackson (4200) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 12, 2012
Can... Poured near black with a thin, light tan head. Soft mouthfeel, some toasted sugars, cocoa, coffee with a pleasant malt character. Very nice tasting porter and not too much roast which I appreciate in the style. The higher abv seemed well masked.

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