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Evil Eye PA - Evil Genius Beer Company

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BA SCORE
73
okay

127 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 127
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.14
pDev: 19.11%
Wants: 1
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Evil Genius Beer Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RonfromJersey on 08-15-2012)
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3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

clark25, May 18, 2013
Photo of Porter
3/5  rDev -4.5%

Porter, May 17, 2013
Photo of hoppymcgee
3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

hoppymcgee, May 13, 2013
Photo of Magery
3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

Magery, May 07, 2013
Photo of PhantasIPA
3.6/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

The appearance of this beer is a light golden color. It poured with a 1/4 inch head and no lacing against the glass.

The smell is piney and citrus filled up front but quickly dissolves to skunky...not sure if it is my batch of beer...but it smells like stale p***y...yeah, I said it.

Taste is better than the smell as it is much more balanced and present the citrus flavor that does not exist in the smell of the brew. Good pine to citrus ratio and decent spice at the end.

The mouthfeel is just too carbonated for me. Any beer can taste any way and still finish smooth...if you can't achieve this then you have something to strive for, and you lose points on my scale of quality mouthfeel. Too much carbonation, I do not want to drink a Pepsi, I am here to get drunk...

Overall the beer is above average but the skunky smell and taste is a real turn off and the carbonation is too heavy.

PhantasIPA, May 03, 2013
Photo of TonyTalon
3.75/5  rDev +19.4%

TonyTalon, Apr 30, 2013
Photo of facundoCNB
3.45/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A3 a murky orange in color with 2 fingers of detergent like head. decent amount of lacing.
S3.25 smells of grassy/floral hops and caramel.
T2.75 the first flavor i get is citrusy, then a weird vegetable like bitterness. my guess is this isn't very fresh. i get a kind of bologna-like aftertaste, almost reminiscent of vienna style lagers.
M3 high carbonation, lighter medium body. too carbonated for the style in my opinion.
O2.75 overall, i am not impressed. there is a slight oxidation taste, so i can't really blame the beer itself, rather the store i bought it from/their distributor for not pulling it from shelves.

edit: emailed the brewery and they sent me a replacement six pack within a few days. re-review:

A3.5 a clean amber/orange pour with 2 fingers of head which dissipated quickly and gave off some nice lacing
S3.25 lots of caramel is present as well as grassy hops.. looks like much hasn't changed from the smell.
T3.5 a very sweet bready profile, refreshing in taste, grassy bitterness with a slight citrus grapefruit-like aftertaste.
M3.5 medium body, moderate carbonation. crisp and refreshing
O3.5 not a bad beer by any means, obviously WAY different fresh than how i originally had it. also, gotta hand it to the brewery for being awesome and mailing out replacement beers. totally wasn't their fault, but they took action - so i definitely gotta appreciate that.

facundoCNB, Apr 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

ummswimmin, Apr 28, 2013
Photo of Jeffwildcat
3.75/5  rDev +19.4%

Jeffwildcat, Apr 28, 2013
Photo of En29356
3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

En29356, Apr 27, 2013
Photo of TequilaTom
3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

TequilaTom, Apr 23, 2013
Photo of tdevo
3/5  rDev -4.5%

tdevo, Mar 30, 2013
Photo of dapatte2
3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

dapatte2, Mar 30, 2013
Photo of buzzy
2.25/5  rDev -28.3%

buzzy, Mar 24, 2013
Photo of mvanaskie13
2.69/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Poured into a new belgium glass, color is copper to amber, but cloudy and very murky and dense looking. Head is nice and dense and thick, laces well. Appearance lacks that crisp and clean look from a solid fermentation.

Smell is mixed, some vegetal hops with mild malt notes in the form of biscuit. Not over sweet but not a bright citrusy or piney hop note either.

Taste is over bittered all the way at the beginning with cloying mixed malt flavors, not caramel, but some lingering sweetness and breadiness that seems to not have aged well. The malt and hop mixture is just not well balanced.

Mouthfeel is cloying from over bittered front palate and the lingering sweetness from the malt profile.

Overall, a very bland IPA, mixed flavors don't present a clear scent, taste, and mouthfeel - not to mention a cloudy presentation

mvanaskie13, Mar 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

SadMachine, Mar 24, 2013
Photo of JohnK17
3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

JohnK17, Mar 21, 2013
Photo of Gavage
3.06/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Appearance: pours a clear dull orange color with a 2" head that lasts a while. Some lace paints the glass.

Smell: strong lemon zest and orange citrus dominate the aroma.

Taste: caramel, big tart lemon zest, orange, pear, and a moderate bitterness.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied. Very crisp from start to finish. The heavy tart lemon creates a bit of a mouth pucker on the first few swigs.

Overall: not that good of an IPA as the lemon is too dominate here.

Gavage, Mar 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -4.5%

jtyson, Feb 15, 2013
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2/5  rDev -36.3%

browniewithnuts, Feb 14, 2013
Photo of beerthulhu
3.13/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: Dense dirty orange coloring has a good deal of protein haze and sporadic carbonation release. Frumpy cottage cheese textured head is barley tinted and shows some resilience. Spongy band lacing.

S: Citrusy-pine and orange on the nose. A touch of fresh grapefruit with a decent level of awareness.

T: Flavor of sweet grains come first, musky damp citrus seem a bit old, damp, but still bitter with some orange and grapefruit flowery bitterness. Grainy, dry, almost pilsner like malting backbone but still shows a bit of washiness.

M: Light and frothy mouthful, bitter, with some musky hops. Maybe the hops are showing thier age or lack of respect in handling. Carbonation is light could use some tightening and crispness.

O: Overall due to lack of bottling info, it is hard to determine if this is after best consumption or just a bad usage and/or storage of materials. Very musky, old hop feeling, average C rated drinkability and excitement, a pass unless your a ticker.

beerthulhu, Feb 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +11.5%

ahbaggins, Feb 03, 2013
Photo of Jimmys
3.39/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle into tulip. no bottled-on date.

A: a hazed orange body. pours with a ton of head. cannot even fit the whole bottle in my glass. retention is terrific as is the clumps of lacing left behind. not as clear as a west coast IPA should be, but certainly a good looking brew.

S: smells bitter. faint orange peel undertones. a little bit of soft vanilla bean undertones. either from the grist or the yeast as plenty clearly made into the bottle.

T: slightly floral, lemon peel is an obvious flavor. very bitter, astringent really. it takes over the palate, the bitterness that is. finish cleans up quickly, sans some lingering bitterness. also a little vegetal flavor lingers as well.

M: fizzy. enough carb, but not overwhelming. medium bodied.

D: not as bad as everyone has been saying it is, however that being said, still needs some work before it gets to good/great status. while I feel like this was a pretty fresh bottle, there were a few defects (the DMS/vegetal finish) that need some refinement.

Jimmys, Jan 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +3.5%

THECPJ, Jan 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +43.3%

dgherm, Jan 18, 2013
Evil Eye PA from Evil Genius Beer Company
73 out of 100 based on 127 ratings.