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RATINGS: 275   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   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 (2591) - 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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BRW (1376) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAY 24, 2015
On tap at Biercab. Golden colour with white head. Malt, grain, hops and yeast aroma. Sweet, malt, fruity hops, grape taste. Medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rblib2 (21) - - MAY 22, 2015
Bomber poured into a Stein. Nice translucent dark golden appearance with moderately thin lacing that pretty much dissolves the head about halfway down. Taste is pineapple grapefruit that sort of takes a back seat to the forward hop bitterness that takes a front seat along for this ride. Has a nice kick as well. I like it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9588) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 8, 2015
22oz bottle. Poured a golden color with a smaller sized head. Floral hops, pine, fruity, and caramel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ikigai (73) - California, USA - MAY 7, 2015
5/7/15 from bomber dated 1/15/15 lot 204. Amber color with one finger head. Good piney hops aroma. Pretty well balanced slightly heavy on hops side with a little bitter aftertaste. Quite good and similar to Pliny the Elder. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
maltman53 (429) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Bomber pours hazy yellow with fluffy white persistent head. Fruity, dank nose. Huge tropical flavors on the palate: mango, pineapple, papaya. Overall, nice balance between malt and hops, lush flavors, no piney west coast hop aroma. Very nice!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevinsenn (1374) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - APR 19, 2015
Bottle. Fruity and resin aroma. Tasty tropical fruit with resin and pine. Full body. Nice 2xIPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerdedDave (731) - - APR 9, 2015
clear amber color; nice, citrusy hop aroma; bitter, citrusy hop flavor with pine notes on a light, bready malt base; dry, bitter finish

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOLTZ7555 (2939) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 4, 2015
Golden honey pour with a small eggshell head. Oily orange rind, bright grapefruit pith, and juicy tangelo flesh. Assertive. Affordable. Aggressive. A+!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bubbleflubber (1935) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - APR 1, 2015
Pours a translucent orange-amber into the glass, with a nice foamy head that reduces to soapy lacing. The nose is of solid citrus and pine aromas. Flavors of grapefruit, orange, citric zest and peel finish with a piney, resinous forest of hops! Gorgeous flavors here, accompanied by a very drinkable mouthfeel, semi-zesty to the palate with a medium body. Great substance and complexity, but never feels boozy or too heavy. Superbly put-together, this is one fine DIPA!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (5158) - 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


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