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Evil Power - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Ratings: 275
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.32%
Wants: 20
Gots: 35 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A fortified European-style Pilsner lagered to perfection, brewed with Heavy Metal Warriors Lair of The Minotaur, in commemoration of their fourth full length release “Evil Power".

(Beer added by: aasher on 05-01-2011)
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Photo of zachary80


3.33/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a nice one inch white head that is creamy with some bubbles. Good retention and huge lacing. Tawny/orange body.

Aroma is somewhat mild. Grassy, slight waxiness (get it in the taste from the malts a little too), slight spiciness like a saison.

The taste is pretty bold. Sweet finish. Bready in the middle. Some spiciness again and a lasting bitterness

Somewhat astringent finish but the body seems to have a good amount of creaminess. Proper carbonation

Overall it is a decent beer. No real hints of the alcohol, but I'd be surprised if there were at less than 8%. I personally would not buy again. It really isn't that easy to drink, nor enjoyable as a sipper.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2011 02:08:02 | More by zachary80
Photo of WoodBrew


3.38/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From Notes of a recent beer tasting party:

A participant brought a fresh growler of Evil Power from Three Floyds…The color is golden with thin white head. I do not smell much maybe a slight hint of hop/grain, taste is common to a golden ale,,,slightly hop, slight citrus. I taste hints of clove and bananna as well….not sure what's going on. Mouthfeel is decent...certainly can suck it down.

Serving type: growler

05-29-2011 21:20:33 | More by WoodBrew
Photo of cwguy5

North Carolina

3.38/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

thanks to jisom132 for this one!

A - murky, light orange with minimal head that settled to a thin cap with light, rope-y lacing

S - malt, bread, honey, slight herbal? element in background (age?)

T - malty, bitter with some alcohol present and a bit of citrus as it warmed up; sweet, but malty-sweet not honey-sweet

M - medium bodied with fairly high, fine, prickly carbonation; moderately bitter linger that seems to shorten as i got into the beer

O - it is not my favorite style, but i warmed up to this a bit as i got through the glass. my palate adjusted some and i was able to find some citrus and grain nuance that was covered up by the bitterness at first. it is a tough style it seems and this is a noble attempt. definitely worth a shot(but it IS an imperial pilsner).

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2012 04:16:06 | More by cwguy5
Photo of MrMcGibblets


3.4/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: deep gold, and clear save for the last oz of the bottle being murky. Decent receding white head.
S:bready malts and vegetal, floral, earthy, spicy hops.
T: mediums sweet malts are evenly balanced out by the smooth spicy hops. Almost crisp spicy finish.
M: medium bodied, decent carbonation.
O: worth $10 a bomber? Probably not. Cool label though.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2011 22:47:33 | More by MrMcGibblets
Photo of HookemHoos


3.41/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass.

A - murky, light orange with a very minimal head from the pour.

S - malty with other notes that I couldn't quite pick up.

T - very malty with some bitterness that I picked up on.

M - A medium to light body that wasn't overwhelming but very solid.

O - Pilsners are typically not my style, but this was very good for what it was. I would definitely recommend trying it and especially if pilsners are up your alley.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2013 17:14:33 | More by HookemHoos
Photo of BeerLover99


3.43/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: straw yellow, finger head, solid lacing.

S: mild clean grain, hint of citrus

T: light sweet grain and malt, mild grassy/pine finish

M: light/med body, good carbonation

O: Not usually a huge fan of this style, but thought FFF created a solid brew. Nice summer brew; still think ales are their bread n' butter. I think I was expecting either more hops, more grassy/pine or more citrus, almost tried to do a little bit of all three. Maybe my palate is just wacked, who knows?

I could have a few, the abv is hardly noticeable.


Serving type: on-tap

05-19-2011 20:34:56 | More by BeerLover99
Photo of Wadsey


3.45/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Evil Power

Served in a New Belgium tulip

A: Pours translucent deep gold with a white head that is a couple inches high. Not enough effervescence to feed head so it diminishes slowly, leaving a few indistinct foamy blotches on glass and a skim of foam atop the beer itself. 

S: Soft fruity notes of banana Laffy Taffy and peach. Bready and toasty malts. 

T: The above characteristics are represented well in taste and combine to make me think of banana bread. A bit sweet up front, but relatively big bitterness takes over. 

M: Medium-heavy body balanced by medium carbonation. Full mouthfeel, but this is an imperial pilsner. 

O: An above-average representation of a below-average style. Goes down the hatch easily and is reasonably interesting on its way down. 

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2011 02:34:12 | More by Wadsey
Photo of HuskyinPDX


3.48/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle poured into a Pint glass.

A - Hazy medium orange with a cream colored head. Some lacing left on the glass.

S - Faint citrus. that is it.

T - Bitter citrus, tangerine, grapefruit, light malts.

D - Nice carbonation, good balance.

O - Overall a nice pilsner.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2011 01:15:32 | More by HuskyinPDX
Photo of Dope


3.48/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A: A cloudy amber pour with a decent offwhite fluffy head on it. Retention is decent.

S: Bread, apples and pears.

T: Up front, pears apples and maybe some melon? Very bready throughout. A little bit of grassy hops in the aftertaste. Nice lager yeast.

M: Medium bodied, fairly high carbonation. Very little bitterness.

O: Very unique beer, unfortunately it falls a little flat. You take a pilsner which is generally very light and drinkable and then make it fairly heavy and malty. It's not offensive in any way, and honestly I kinda liked the way it smelled and tasted. It just overall doesn't work for me. Admirable effort though in making a unique beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2012 03:14:02 | More by Dope
Photo of Treebs


3.48/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap at Maria's Package Goods and Community Bar during Chicago Craft Beer Week.

A: Pours a nice hazy orange with a decent .5 finger, off-white head.

S: Immediately big malts hit the nose with a great yeasty back drop. Some sweetness is floating around, almost like a ripened fruit.

T: Slight sweet watermelon for a brief second follow by the intense malt roast in the middle. Bitter hops at the end, but not as pronounced other imperial pilsners.

M: Light/medium bodied with nice carbonation. Leaves a malty film over the mouth after each sip which tones down the bitterness.

O: Better than other Pilsners, but still just sort of an average beer. Nothing popped or stood out for me on this one.

Serving type: on-tap

05-22-2011 13:36:13 | More by Treebs
Photo of sidetracked


3.48/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Pours clear golden yellow with a substantial, dense off-white head that lingers. Little lacing.

Smell is bready malts, some candy sweetness, and floral hops. As it warms floral hops become more pronounced as well as a little caramel sweetness comes out.

Taste upfront is slightly sweet bready malts and floral hops. Light bitter floral finish. Lingering bitterness.

Medium body and slightly oily with medium carbonation.

Overall a mild bitterness and good floral hop presence. Kind of simple, easy to drink, and refreshing. Not a style I'm that familiar with, but it's not that exciting. Best while chilled.


Serving type: bottle

07-05-2011 02:45:38 | More by sidetracked
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Evil Power from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
84 out of 100 based on 275 ratings.