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RATINGS: 244   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Evil Cousin is Heretic’s take on a West coast imperial IPA. This beer is a bold, in-your-face hop monster. It has a light, easy drinking malt character that allows the hops to stand out. The hop character in this beer is intentionally on the dank side; big, sticky, and aggressive. This beer is for those of you who can’t get enough hops. Join us on the dank side.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bgb1991 (112) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 7, 2014
Aroma is rotted hop vines, earthy and funky, DANK. Bright orange-copper pour. The taste is nice and smooth, earthy hops, supressed malt and good spice at the end. The aroma is wild man, cannot get my nose around it, love it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jdb288 (524) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - FEB 6, 2014
Fresh bottle from West Coast trade. Pours clear orange with nice frothy white head. Aroma is floral, oranges. Taste is sweet citrus fruit and resin. Malt rounds it out. If you are a Pliny fan, you are now a Heretic EC fan. Sticky and sweet. Can’t wait to find more.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1455) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Pour is clear golden with a medium white head. Aroma and flavor is of peaches, tropical fruit, pine, herbs, orange peel, and earth. A little on the malty side for a DIPA. Hop and resin on the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (7443) - Illinois, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Intense nose on this one, puneant guava scent, its amazing, the flavor is good, lots of centennial.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drewbeerme (3879) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 24, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2014 Bottle. Pours clear gold with white head. Aroma had a big centennial aroma herbal, grassy. Flavors are grassy, mint, green, bitterness is very clean, dry, some sweetness but really solid and well executed. Fermentation is flawless. You can really tell pliney inspired Jamil with this one.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8679) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 18, 2014
Fresh bottle from reputable Carlsblad store, noticed later it was a bit over 6 months old from bottling. It was drinkable and hoppy, but something a tad weak.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tongan77 (115) - Ventura, California, USA - JAN 1, 2014
On tap!Pours a hazy orange with a light head. Aroma is of grapefruit and hops. Taste is sweet and bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bmeup (520) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - DEC 30, 2013
WEmp. Hazy orange/gold, persistent thick white head. Citrus and herbal aggressive hops are both bitter and aromatic. Tangy and spiky with light fizz, with a long bitter finish. Top DIPA this one.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nickls (1857) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Tap. Clear orange, light eggshell head. Aroma indicates that it’s faded, with candy slight citrus and sweet malts in the aroma. Flavor is the same with dusty citrus notes and sweet. Medium body.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pdowns916 (9) - Travis AFB, California, USA - DEC 24, 2013 does not count
On tap @ Heretic.. Nice light copper pour, two finger eggshell head. Smells of pine and tropical fruit. Taste is same with a light malt character. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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