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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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Belgian Dark Strong Ale Brewed with Candi Sugar, Iím ready for it now.
Evil Urges is a Belgian dark strong ale with a deep dark brown color. A sharp aroma of chocolate and molasses hits the senses, reminiscent of a rich liqueur. Aided by additions of Belgian amber candi sugar, the initial flavors are sweet and malty, with some unique, dark fruit qualities. This full bodied beer is defined by its roast malt character and slight black coffee bitterness that lead into an intense warming finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
darb85 (88) - Canton, Michigan, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Very dark pour. Sweet molasses nose. I love the appearance. Drinks a bit sweet with typical Belgian fiNish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
fakebeersnob (182) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Pours dark brown with a decent dark tan, frothy head that has a long lasting lacing. Smells of a belgium ale with a bit of chocolate in it. I sometimes get a whiff of what reminds me of lactose...but might be sugar. First sip, I got chocolate with a harsh burnt coffee at the back. I let it sit for a few and taste changed to a more palatable taste. Dark fruit/raisin, a little sweet and creamy. There still is a burnt malt finish. Better as it warms. Pretty decent overall. Had this in a sampler, so unsure how value.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wmubronco1992 (638) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle. Pour dark brown. Small tan head. Sweet aroma. Flavor is of dark fruits with burnt toffee. Alcohol is quite present. Mouth feel is of the burnt sugars and alcohol. For me there was a bit too much harshness. Overall good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bwa5879 (706) - Portage, Michigan, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Deep brown pour with red hue, full inch of medium carmel brown head. Sweet bubblegum and banana ester aroma paired with lemon and a hint of clove. Soft carbonation, slightly creamy mouthfeel with an astringent finish. Belgian yeast taste with the banana and bubblegum esters, plum, definite clove, metallic and ashy astringent flavor on finish. Sweet assertive belgian. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (6416) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Pour on tap, dark brownish black pour with tan head, aroma brought notes of candi sugar, dark cocoa, some candied raisin, plum, hints of caramelized toffee as well with a hint of yeast. Taste was very sweet plum, candied fruits, dark sugars, some candi sugar into a bit of caramel, toffee, some more almost sweet anise notes, finishing sweet, slightly spicy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blackflag321 (503) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Bottle pour to Trappist glass. Dark, dark brown/black. Not much aroma upon opening, but got some toffee and molasses when warmed up. Interesting: Simple on initial sip but more complex as I got to bottom of the glass. I guess thatís whatís meant by the "intense warming finish" in the commercial description. I bumped up the score as I drank. A pleasurable beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DiarmaidBHK (3527) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Bottle from Drakes party center. Pours black with a thin khaki head. Leaves a lot of lacing in the glass. Definitely has that Belgian Yeast/Dark Fruits thing on the nose common with this style. Pretty smooth on the tongue for 8.4%. Has some more of the dark fruits action on the tongue. Finishes clean. Kind of a starter kit for the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Silphium (3179) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Bottle. Murky opaque deep brown body, thin to medium beige head. Plummy nose, lots of chewy toffee and brown sugar, also circus peanuts and bubblegum. Warming alcohol notes. After some initial prickly alcohol heat, the toasted sugars, plum, bubblegum, and clove notes take precedence. Finishes rather dry with lingering clove and hints of band-aids. Overall this is quite enjoyable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
flatmatt (1157) - Northville, Michigan, USA - NOV 23, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours black with a light tan head. Strong raisin aroma with molasses, roastiness and smoke, almost a cocoa, green grape perhaps. So good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chucklemation (562) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - NOV 21, 2014
Pours a dark brown with a thin off-white head. Aroma is banana, super-sweet Belgian yeast, and a touch of roast. Flavor is a little lighter on the banana, sweet Belgian yeast, roast, and chocolate. Very complex and very interesting. I canít help but feel itís a bit too sweet, but itís still decent.

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