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RATINGS: 392   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   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.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mkel07 (5162) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 14, 2012
650ml bottle. Wow, everything about this beer is good. From the vibrant golden orange colour and deep light white foam cap to the nose penetrating hop aromas and big lingering hop flavours this is one mighty beast of a beer. If only everything evil was this good.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
dhunter151 (590) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - JAN 29, 2013
Very hoppy. Piney with citrus notes. Crisp and clean. Hides the alcohol well. Easy to drink. One of my favorite DIPAs. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
CiceRounds (2) - Grover Beach, California, USA - NOV 18, 2011 does not count
Danky hop aroma balanced with malt sweetness. Dry hop finish , lingers , leaving you thirsty for more! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Jmmyer07 (23) - - JAN 21, 2015
Just like they said "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. Dank, big, sticky, and aggressive. Delicious!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
beergavond (6) - - OCT 2, 2011 does not count
I had 2 tulips of this delicious IPA in Sacramento, CA at Rubicon Brewing.The lore goes that this brewer attempts to be the best at all his styles I must have had an exceptional batch because it was exotic with sweet undertones of raison and honeysuckle. The aroma was a balanced caramel-hop blend. The palate was kind of herbal-vanilla with a perfect not too bitter finish for me. Exquisite !!!!!!!!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
davidm (2069) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Bottle from Black Hearts & Sparrows. Great taste, amazing length. Aroma of burnt caramel, grass, grain. Taste starts sweet, with bitterness taking over for a long finish. Palate is creamy, full bodied. Amber, with a thin head.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
zacgillbanks (4470) - 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!!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
AtronSeige (1272) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 24, 2016
Aroma: High piney, citrus, resin. Appearance: Clear, light gold body. Medium white head, rocky, good retention, lacing. Flavour: Medium-high bitterness. Medium hops, citrus, piney. Medium malt backbone, light maltiness, bready, toasty. Dry finish with lingering resin and bitterness. Mouthfeel: Medium body. Medium carbonation, creamy. Light warming. Overall: Bitter, but it still has a good supporting malt backbone. Hops are front an center and just popping! Bitterness is a bit low, but considering the beer is a few months old, I will expect some bitterness dropping out. 355 ml can, poured. Thanks Andre! 22A. Double IPA

4.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jimrockford (63) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 17, 2013
Very complex hop, citrus, pine, and grapefruit. Crystal clear. Great lace head. Excellent carbonation. Flavor is unreal fantastic. More is better like the commercial. I want more

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (5649) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 4, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2016 This is the Ipa Iíve been looking for on this trip to California but hadnít found yet. Fruity, hoppy and delicious with a nice orange color. Not too sweet or dry. Really good stuff.what a great find at a gas station.


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