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Evil Cousin - Heretic Brewing Company

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very good

335 Ratings
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Ratings: 335
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 23
Gots: 38 | FT: 2
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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Photo of Fatehunter
3.7/5  rDev -5.1%

Pours a thin head on a darker straw colored body.
The aroma is pine and grapefruit.
The taste is big pine, lemon and grapefruit bitter with great balance.
The texture is fairly soft with moderate carbonation

Photo of Celtics17
4/5  rDev +2.6%

I got this bottle knowing it was bottled 7 months ago. The malt has taken over. I will review this beer again with a fresher date. Overall it could be worse. I get a slight orange juice feel, and taste.

Photo of cosmicevan
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a stemless wine glass.

a- transparent orange, almost has a pinkish hue to it, very soft. Thin head gone quick, oily. Spotty lace if at all.

s- sweet piny hop...soft alcoholic citrus.

t/m/o- fairly light bodied, but on the boozy side. Watery pine cone hop flavors. Not sure of the age on the bottle. Ok beer, but in a world of amazing IPAs and IIPAs why drink an ok one?

Photo of johlac66
3.95/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.82/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

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5/5  rDev +28.2%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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3.6/5  rDev -7.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of gourmet_beer
3.43/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Hoppy, Citrus, Pine, Cloudy, Dry, Bright. If you are looking for a strong IPA then you should give this a try. I wish it had more nose but the taste makes up for it. It has a light and small white head that doesn't last for long. The first thing you get is the pine, almost a sap flavor which transfers to a bitter citrus taste My burbs kind of taste fruity, like plum or peach which is nice.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Evil Cousin from Heretic Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 335 ratings.