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RATINGS: 409   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Evil Cousin is Heretics 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 cant get enough hops. Join us on the dank side.

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (11498) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 18, 2014
Fresh bottle from reputable Carlsblad store, noticed later it was a bit over 6 months old from bottling. It was drinkable and hoppy, but something a tad weak.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tongan77 (115) - Ventura, California, USA - JAN 1, 2014
On tap!Pours a hazy orange with a light head. Aroma is of grapefruit and hops. Taste is sweet and bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bmeup (651) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - DEC 30, 2013
WEmp. Hazy orange/gold, persistent thick white head. Citrus and herbal aggressive hops are both bitter and aromatic. Tangy and spiky with light fizz, with a long bitter finish. Top DIPA this one.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nickls (2428) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Tap. Clear orange, light eggshell head. Aroma indicates that its faded, with candy slight citrus and sweet malts in the aroma. Flavor is the same with dusty citrus notes and sweet. Medium body.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pdowns916 (9) - Travis AFB, California, USA - DEC 24, 2013 does not count
On tap @ Heretic.. Nice light copper pour, two finger eggshell head. Smells of pine and tropical fruit. Taste is same with a light malt character. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhilJackson80 (531) - Oklahoma, USA - DEC 18, 2013
UPDATED: APR 20, 2014 22 oz Bomber. The beer pours to a reddish orange color with a thick white head. The aroma has pine, grapefruit, slight floral scent to it. The taste is medium in body with a good malt balance to the heavy dose of hops. Overall a very good DIPA.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
emartell (352) - Zapopan, Jalisco, MEXICO - DEC 6, 2013
Aroma con notas abundantes a citrico, destacando la cascara de naranja. Tambin se percibe una intensa pero agradable nota a lupulo. Sorprende su excelente equilibrio y gran final.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oregon_butcher (60) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Light golden in color. Very carbonated. Smells nice and hoppy. Very good, balanced beer, fruity! In a blind taste test with Pliny, evil cousin, enjoy by, and a few others I chose Pliny and evil cousin as a tie for the best IPA. This is a delicious IPA, definitely one of the best I've had. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sodakotakid (230) - Belle Fourche, South Dakota, USA - NOV 28, 2013
Pours cloudy yellow/orange with a quickly disappearing large white head. This beer is very hoppy, piney and full of citrus flavors. The alcohol flavor is covered up nicely. Good DIPA!!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hop_Hedonist (513) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - NOV 26, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 6, 2014 Sept 2014 - A solid DIPA - easy to drink - no alcohol taste - this batch has plenty more malt than I remember, which is the first taste I get then great herbal hoppiness balances. Good ale and marked better than previous.


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