Revolution calls Infinity-Hero IPA a New Generation IPA. “The whole intention of Infinity-Hero is to create more of a new-school IPA using unique hop varieties and different processes,” says Head Brewer Jim Cibak.
Appropriate for the season, Fistmas is a holiday beer for hopheads! “As a homebrewer, I always would do spiced ales around the holidays,” Revolution Head Brewer Jim Cibak said, “but honestly, they just wore out my palate. Fistmas goes more with Revolution’s theme of brewing hoppier beers.”
The base beer of Deth’s Tar is an English-style imperial oatmeal stout that Revolution ages in whiskey barrels.
Revolution’s Freedom Series of fruited sour beers brings together the tartness of a lower-ABV kettle sour beer with a wide range of fruit flavors — in this case peach.
The flagship from Revolution Brewing and a quintessential Midwest IPA. According to Revolution’s Head Brewer Jim Cibak, the goal with Anti-Hero IPA is brewing a sessionable hoppy beer with a firm malt foundation (but not overly sweet) and layered “C-hop” flavor and aroma. A beer where there’s enough malt to balance out all the wonderful kettle and dry-hop additions you’re throwing at it.
From a humble brewpub in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood to the largest craft brewery in Illinois, Revolution Brewing Co. has become a force of nature in the craft beer world. Leading the charge is still an IPA from those early days, but the supporting cast of hoppy ales, big beers from its barrel-aging program, and fruited sours offers something for everyone. The brewers at Revolution were more than happy to share their brewing advice so we, too, can brew beers worthy of a Revolution.
The process of brewing and fermenting beers with kveik yeast has been passed down for generations in parts of Norway. Chip Walton traveled to a picturesque farm in western Norway to experience the culture and brewing traditions first-hand.