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Evil Cousin - Heretic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

308 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 308
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 22
Gots: 29 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Heretic Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: billshmeinke on 09-09-2011)
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

CRJMellor, Jul 23, 2014
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4.46/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Yummy!

I'm always trying new brews. It seems like every brewer makes an IPA (or DIPA or IPA3 or some other hoppy thing) these days and I've had a lot of "good" ones.
This one is a standout, one of the best DIPAs I've had in a while. Hoppy, dank & heady.

Pours out as a cloudy amber orange. Has nice upfront fruity/earthy-dank aromas with a hint of the malts.
The massive hop additions are noticeable in the density of the mouthfeel. Smooth, and almost creamy.

Intense hop forward flavor. Resinous pine, with a bit of fruit . The alcohol is not evident.

A bit too easy drinking for its abv... best not to have too many on hand....

heymikew, Jul 15, 2014
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3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought at City Beer Store in SF about a month ago. Beer is pretty in a glass...a nice honey color with a sudsy white head. The smell isn't particularly strong but it has a nice piney profile. The taste is pleasing...smooth & citrusy, & the hops do stand out. Good overall flavor but like the smell not real distinct. Good mouthfeel, and at an for an 8% beer it drinks easy for the full 22 ounces. Would get again if it were readily available in Indy...unfortunately it's not.

ESkirv, Jun 20, 2014
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Evil Cousin from Heretic Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 308 ratings.