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RATINGS: 316   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Evil Cousin is Hereticís 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 canít get enough hops. Join us on the dank side.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
foles (45) - - JUN 29, 2012
Nice beer, bit too dry and light bodied. It's like there isn't enough beer to hold the hops and hops aren't as biting as a result ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (1854) - SPAIN - FEB 5, 2016
Bottle 65cl / Botella 65cl. @ Cervezorama 2.0, Madrid, EspaŮa. A: Hazy golden / Dorado turbio. T/S: Hops, malt, citrusy, resinous / Lupulo, malta, citrico, resinoso.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
angelkostvo (1031) - CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 3, 2016
Orange colour, white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, lime, apricot. Taste is light to medium bitter, light sweet. Light body, slick texture, soft to average carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ernest (7031) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 22, 2016
Bottle. Head is initially average sized, frothy, white, mostly lasting. Body is medium yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), lightly to moderately hoppy (grapefruit, lemon), with notes of celery, shallot. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, moderately to heavily bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, lightly to moderately alcoholic. Mostly citrus hops but itís fairly vegetal too. A bit more like a regular IPA in the mouth, not particularly big or rich. Meh.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CJTri (2) - Tiburon, California, USA - JAN 15, 2016 does not count
It is a solid 2x IPA in the vain of Firestone Double Jack (I like the Double Jack a bit more). You can definitely taste the malt, flattening the bitter, but not too much. It does not have any citrus flavor that I can discern - I have to admit that Iím on a citrus kick right now (Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA and Sculpin Grapefruit IPA) but this is a good beer.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
bpreo (2266) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JAN 11, 2016
Ugh, the many degrees of my dislike of Pale Aleís. At least Imperial ones have a lot of alcohol. That helps.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SG111 (809) - New York, USA - JAN 4, 2016
Tap at Sprengerís tap room, Santa Rosa. Pours light yellow, big frothy head. Aroma is pineapple, pine, resin, orange, lemon. Flavor is pine, malt sweetness, citrus. Bitter hop finish. Solid. But nothing exceptional.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bnoel09 (565) - Elk Grove, California, USA - JAN 3, 2016
Poured from the 12oz can into a snifter. Golden color with a cream colored head. Aroma is bready malt, earthy and resinous hops, and some alcohol. Flavor is similar, bready malt up front with a big dose of hops, dank, earthy, and resinous notes. Medium bodied and not very dry for the ABV. Surprisingly easy to drink and great hop flavors.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
k0mpsa (2106) - Tuusula, FINLAND - DEC 21, 2015
Tap at pour house, paso robles. Deep goldeb color, white head. Sweet caramel nose with fruity hops. Sweet malty body, big dry hops, fruity, mango.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nazbion (196) - TŁbingen, GERMANY - DEC 18, 2015
Pours hazy amber with frothy off-white head. Aroma of pine, citrus, light resinous. Taste is malty, a bit sweet, bitter hops, oranges. Soft carbonation, medium body. This wasnít a fresh bottle, but still a nice imperial ipa.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
skortila (5002) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2015
Bottled. 20cl sample. The aroma has citric and piney hops, light biscuity malt tones. Clear, golden coloured beer with a medium, white head. The taste is moderate bitter, fairly dry, citric,piney. Okay,


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