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RATINGS: 266   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BucannonXC5 (990) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 13, 2012
22-oz. bomber into a pint glass at my house on Nov. 13, 2012 (purchased at Mission Trails Market for $7.99 on Nov. 13, 2012). Caramel amber with three fingers of thick frothy white head. Decent wet foamy retention on the top and the sides. Smelled a nice dose of citrus hops. Got grapefruit, tangerine, lime, skunky pine and caramel (light). The skunk lingered on. Tasted very hoppy right from the get-go. Got tangerine and grapefruit bitter hops up front with a strong bite of orange peels and alcohol lingering after. I kept waiting for the aftertaste to be good, but it never really came. Definitely missing something. Medium body. Creamy texture. Lively (above average) carbonation. Skunky, bitter finish. Was a bit disappointed overall, especially for the $7.99 price tag. It was missing something, came up just a tad short.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (4999) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 31, 2015
This poured a semi hazy orange color with a white head. Aroma was citrusy Hood, caramel and booze. Flavor was citrusy and grapefruity, sweet and a bit malty, bitter. Old school

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1455) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Solid DIPAs. Is there anything that calls out this solid DIPA from any of the others? No. But, I enjoy this one.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Padron4KM (612) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - MAR 15, 2015
22 oz bottle.
Light amber, creamy one finger head, spotty lace.
Aroma hops up front; dank, juicy citrus, piney, floral, with some crystal malt backing it up.
Flavor is citrus hops (orange, tangerine), and sweet malts.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10035) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Light orangish pour, white head. Some juicy citrusy hops, and light sweet malt keep this one fairly balanced. Nothing outstanding but a very solid beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (2152) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle. Hop Hideout, Sheffield. Hazy, orangey amber. Thin, lasting, white head. Fusty orange. Pine cone. Pine resin. Ginger biscuit, sweet malts. A bit of black pepper. Taste is light sweet, light, woody dry, and mostly, piny, bitter. Airy, soft, but full palate. Finishes long, dank, fusty bitter. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (6336) - Reno, Nevada, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Pine and citrus wit some weedy stank to it as well. Had it brewery fresh and it was quite good. Not a wrecker, but not far off.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
zacgillbanks (2809) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. Golden amber coloured with rich orange marmalade flavours, tropical fruit notes and a creamy pine and citrus finish. Awesome!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SilverfoX (544) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2015
malty pine cone aroma, pale gold body with white lacing, creamy pine cone flavour with the malt coming through for a relatively sweet finish

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
batneil (406) - - JAN 31, 2015
On tap at a Concord beer festival. Not bad, but not the best IPA Iíve had.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Scouser (285) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Pours a hazy orange gold with no lacing or head. Aroma of lavender grapefruit and other floral notes, one of the best smelling beers! Taste of rose hip, berry, grapefruit. This is a really good beer.


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