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Revolution Usethe Schwarzbier

Revolution Usethe Schwarzbier
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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.5/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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German-style black lager with earthy-roasty notes that finishes with a medium hop bitterness.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (2315) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JUL 15, 2014
On tap at the Kedzie Taproom, and served to a tall pilsener glass, showing a nearly opaque, darkest brown color, with some ruby highlighting, a fair layer of off white/light tan head foam, and light lacing. The nose was well roasted & cocoa, with a distinct scent of burnt toast & caramel. Light to medium bodied, with soft carbonation, and a somewhat light mouthfeel, the taste retained the roastiness, some of the caramel sweetness, and presented a moderate, earthy hop bitterness that exuded a pleasant dryness at the finish. Quite drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10642) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 20, 2014
On tap @ Revolution. Black in color with a khaki head. Coffee, roasted malt, and cacao on the nose. Hints of toffee, licorice, and ash. Some earthy hops as well. Good toffee sweetness on the palate. Lots of coffee, roasted malt, and dark chocolate. Some bitter ash and licorice, as well as earthy, leafy hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drewbeerme (3879) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Pours very darj red-black with small off white head. Aroma has coffee grounds, raisins, smokey. Flavors have some astringent coffee grounds, smokey grain, dark fruit, touch molasses. Med body. Pretty good take on the style, seems a tad astringent with dark malts. Enjoyed at first but became a bit much hard to on the palate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerman6686 (4200) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 19, 2012
this poured a medium to dark brown color with a beige head. Aroma was of lightly roasted malts, and earthy herbal hops. Flavor was a bit off and astringent, with mild roast, some caramel, and grassy Hops. Ok.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10455) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 9, 2012
Tap. Poured dark brown color with medium brown creamy off-white head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Medium roasted dark malty and hop aroma. Medium body with a dry texture and soft carbonation. Medium flavor of roasted malt bittersweet with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Interesting solid brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chicagodri (1683) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 27, 2012
Draft at the brewpub. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of smoke and roasted malt. Nice bitterness, chocolate, and touch of smoke. Nice Schwarz

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ccex (905) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Big mug at the taproom on Kedzie. Poured a dark brown with decent off-white head. Smell is clean and of roasted malts. Aroma is complex: along with the roasted malts, there are also hints of charred wood, chocolate, anise, earthy hops, and toasted bread. Taste is sweet at first with a more bitter finish. Medium body and creamy mouthfeel Very drinkable. A well-done schwarzbier I hope I get to try again.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
holdenn (2078) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 20, 2012
A big mug at the taproom. Pours a medium brown. a strong aroma of that black patent malt. Charred wood earthy light bitter roast flavors. Dry pretty decent.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dinkle50 (943) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 30, 2012
Dark pour with a light head. Grain aroma. Taste is dry with a little sugar. Very easy drinking.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NobleSquirrel (3437) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 21, 2012
Draft at Rev Taproom. Pours near black with off white head. Nose is super clean with some nice roast and toasty malts, faint herbal hop. On tasting, firm bitterness with a good depth of malt. Super clean overall. Fresh and light roast, herbal hop finish is distinct. Medium light body. Really nice schwarzbier here!


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