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Mayday Evil Octopus IBA

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Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
When was the last time you found yourself trapped under the surface of the dark sea, entwined in the tendrils of the unseen forces of nature? With Evil Octopus, a black beer loaded with 8 hop additions (one for each leg of this magnificent beast), taste the inky black goodness that only the mouth of danger can provide, as you and the Evil Octopus mount an attack on your taste buds, coating them with a splash of currant, that heavenly floral aroma, and a 6.2% ABV that reminds you why dressed up like a pirate this morning.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
CraftBeerNick (1838) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2016
Tap at Flying Saucer, 14th July 16. Pours almost black, aroma is sweet, malts, caramel. Taste is malty, roasty, not enough hops and the palate lacking. OK

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (3740) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - JUN 12, 2016
On tap at Ted’s Montana in Nashville. It poured a dark color with a white head. The aroma was of citrus, pine and malts. The taste was similar to the aroma with more citrus, pine, malts, florals and some grapefruit. Tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcr (2527) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - MAY 13, 2016
Draft. Deep brown body, tan head. Aroma of char, pine, cocoa. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly sweet and moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Taste of roast, pine, chocolate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Headbanger (3784) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JAN 22, 2016
Draft 7/22/15 (Broadway Brewhouse-Franklin)-Pours black with a small head. Aroma of hops, malt, and slight chocolate. Taste of the same with a bit of coffee as well. This medium bodied brew was not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gerbewa (253) - - DEC 24, 2015
Growler from sieglers. Supposed to be a black ipa but tasted more like an average stout.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
weitz15 (533) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 20, 2015
Dark brown pour. Heavy carbonation and medium hops, with very little character on the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (2705) - Varberg, SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2015
Fat @ Flying Saucer, Nashville. Mörkt brun med ett stort smutsvitt skum. Dofter av choklad, melass, citrus och rostad malt. Smakinslag av choklad, rostad malt och kåda. Torr munkänsla, medelbeska.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
decaturstevo (5741) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 7, 2015
Hazy brown pour with creamy off white head. Aroma is light roasted malt and a touch of citrus. Flavor is sweet malt with an almost molasses kicker. A very good resiny-floral bitter finish. Medium body with food carbonation. A rich sweetness that I can’t put my finger on, still an ok drinker

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keepersj12 (3057) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Pours dark brown with a tan head. The aroma has a bit of chocolate and roast malts. The flavor is very bitter with lots of hop goodness. The finish is dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jnkor (356) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Sometimes I hate character limits. This was a good malty beer, smooth, but with a sourish finish.


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