Style: Double IPA
ABV: 10.0 IBU: 100
Revolution Brewing Company Unsessionable
What the brewers say
“Six hops varieties, including tons of Galaxy, infuse this IPA with flavors and aromas of pine, passion fruit, and citrus rind. It has a surprisingly dry and crisp finish.”
What our panel thought
Aroma: “Earthy and floral—light banana, pear, and pineapple. Juicy Starburst-hops aroma with a hint of cotton candy. Orange, pineapple, mango, and banana. Increasing evergreen as it warms. Really nice fruity hops sweetness with some pineapple, mango, and citrus character.”
Flavor: “This obviously higher-ABV take on a double IPA hides the light alcohol warmth well under fruit-salad hops notes, soft malt, tangerine, pineapple, and mouthlling carbonation. Tropical fruit in a dense pine forest with lingering bitterness.”
Overall: “The flavor with malt sweetness and fruity goodness was quite wonderful. The aroma was a little muted (palate fatigue?). Some might say this is a little two sweet, but I think it balances well. Another double IPA that’s on the sweeter, fruitier side. A bit more muted from a hops bitterness perspective. A thick DIPA that is better sipped than quaffed.”
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