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I Love Lamp - Evil Genius Beer Company

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BA SCORE
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10 Reviews
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Reviews: 10
Hads: 111
Avg: 3.38
pDev: 45.86%
Wants: 7
Gots: 36 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Evil Genius Beer Company
Pennsylvania, United States | website

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen | 5.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: IdrinkGas on 06-05-2014

Pineapple Hefeweizen
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Reviews by reebtaerG:
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3.16/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Had a sample at SN Beer Camp Philly

A-Pours hazy gold with a small white head that left decent lacing.

S-Aroma is citrus, some pineapple and floral.

T-Taste is sweet with some acidic tartness. No pineapple.

M-Mouthfeel has a medium body, crisp finish with good carbonation.

O-Just an average hefeweizen with a light pineapple smell that is more present then it tastes.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of TTripp725
2.8/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of tigg924
3.61/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Taste is Belgian spice, wheat, banana, and light pineapple juice that comes out on the end. The pineapple flavor actually works pretty well with the beer as it does not overwhelm the taste. It adds a nice, sweet, and citrusy end. I prefer more traditional hefes, but applaud the creativity. I would get this again.

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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of JMS1512
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of alcohline_trip
3.51/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of whatname
3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of tdm168
3.52/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mpenders
3.2/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of beerthulhu
2.98/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

- Pineapple Hefeweizen.

A: Fizzy, sudsy diary cream white head is slight in size and weakly holding, dissipating over a pale orange colored body with a slight lemon tint upon backlighting. Good clarity shows a equally good rush of micro-effervesce.

S: Aroma was laid back tart pineapple, with only a average sense of excitablity, and virtually no sense of hefe-yeast.

T: Flavor was freshly sliced pineapple with some mango-orange fruitiness and a hint of banana yeastiness. Lighty dry pineapple finish.

M: Decent carbonation factor and body fullness, syrupy texture, bite of minearlity upon the swallow.

O: Overall, when cold the pineapple influence is more dominant, as it warms the hefeweizen yeastiness tends to show itself a bit more. It really didn't deliver on my expectations per the pineapple factor, nor the hefeweizen factor (full disclosure i am a fan of pineapple, so whether this caused me to rate this harder (or possibly more lenient, could be a factor) and i do like hefeweizens per style, this tended to trend in the swallow waters of complexity, and wasn't as bold or daring as it could of been. Doesn't really stand out as a try, tick, or refreshing choice per style or by itself. A C rated effort beer at best, expected a bit more from a brewery called Evil Genius. boring.

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3.66/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JTO_Read_PA
3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of Stofko1992
3.36/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ALLISON01
3.12/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of IdrinkGas
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of Dreamer
2/5  rDev -40.8%

Photo of njsoda
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of ShanePB
3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of Dominic_Decoco
3.66/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Syracuse12
2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

Photo of weeare138
3.28/5  rDev -3%

Photo of DrDemento456
3.59/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I have had very little Pineapple beers but usually they are light and refreshing. A Hefeweizen base would be great also.
A - As expected bright yellow and hazy but the head is good over an inch that takes a while to dissipate.
S - Very fruity but not sickeningly sweet smelling as some pineapple beers I have had. Very fruity with the base of the beer.
T - Slightly dry with very mild fruity pineapple flavor. Hefeweizen base is pretty good balanced with the fruit flavor.
M - Light but dry easy to quaff back.

Overall not as sweet as I expected for a pineapple beer but still a good offering for the Evil Genius. Love picking up there offerings now they always seem to have something new like Du Claw!

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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

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I Love Lamp from Evil Genius Beer Company
81 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.