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RATINGS: 333   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   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.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jazz88 (2646) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 29, 2012
Bottle. Yellow color with a white head. A strong wet pine aroma with a nice floral flavor and a bitter mouthful. There is nothing mellow about this beer. It hits you upfront with its aggressive hop profile, and it finishes with lingering bitterness and hop flavors.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
AtronSeige (1150) - 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

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Voodoo (532) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2016
Can from B and B Beverages......pours a clear golden with a fluffy white head which lingers and laces......aroma of citrus, pine, melon.....taste is melon, peppery bittering, thick mouthfeel, citrusy, bread, finishing with a melon aftertaste. Just a bit too much oil on the lips, could stand to be dried out a bit, but a fair effort in the DIPA cat.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamestulloch (3098) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 1, 2016
Can from Deeside Drinks Emporium. Clear golden/amber body with a medium white head. Steady carbonation. Good lacing. Aroma of pine, orange, tomato juice and grapefruit. Flavour of nettles, honey, resinous hops and a peppery finish. Medium body with a very oily texture. Soft fizz. Delicious hop juice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Osprey (5487) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2016
355ml can at home in Richmond as ’Heretic Evil Cousin’, 8.0%, 2 months since canning. Amber orange, pretty clear with a slight haze, lightly sparkling, foamy white head leaves thick lacing. Aroma is caramelised sugars, orange oil, orange boiled sweets. Body is smooth, a little foamy, soft carbonation. Taste is booze and caramelised sugars, citrus oils, tangy drying booze just about offsetting the sugary malt, pine and resin, spice and booze in the finish. Pretty simple. Notice to brewers: sweeter is not necessarily better.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bebum (688) - - APR 17, 2016
Full body, intense flavor, hoppy, resiny, herbal, great mouthfeel, with high carbonation and avg heat, long palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorisPPattyn (9134) - Ursel, BELGIUM - APR 16, 2016
Small yellowish-tinted, irregular head over veiled orangeish yellow beer. Aromatic, fruity, but also rather cheesy hops’ nose, and not very lasting. Bitter-metallic, citruszeste. Again a bit green-mold cheese flavour, trickling into the aftertaste. Very slick, but not much more than medium bodied. Light alcoholhint. Hardly more than average, not my taste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (5250) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2016
Can sample at Växjö Ölfestival, thanks DM! Hazy golden with white head. Aroma has sticky caramel, pine, citrus, passion fruit, mango and grapefruit. Taste is similar, sweet yet fairly balanced, grapefruit, pine, resin, citrus, tropical fruit with a medium bitter finish. Good

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Patrik (542) - - APR 14, 2016
Burk Växjö ölbar. Doftar fantastiskt fint mycket likt hop stoopid. Krämig fyllig mjuk . Smakar lite apelsin och mango . Lite Titti frutti. Jävligt ren fin medelfyllig .

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricksta_p (3016) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - APR 10, 2016
Bottle at De Koffer, Groningen. Aroma is rich fruits, tropical notes, grapefruit, peach, hoppy, sweetish malt, some pine resin. Flavour is moderate sweet and medium bitter. Body is medium. Pretty decent, nicely juicy IIPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (3659) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2016
Pours cloudy golden with a finger of low white head. Aroma of pine, citrus, passion fruit, light mango. Taste is mild citrus bitter followed by a rich tropical fruit sweetness. Light, yet creamy body with soft carbonation.


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