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Trick Or Treat - Evil Genius Beer Company

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132 Ratings
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Ratings: 132
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 17.75%
Wants: 6
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Evil Genius Beer Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Darkmagus82 on 09-03-2012)
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1/5  rDev -71.8%

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3.4/5  rDev -4.2%

Silky porter with light, popping carbonation. Subtle hints of chocolate with light bitterness

Aroma is full of hot cocoa and smells nicely sweet.

Pitch black, almost no head, light lacing

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4.04/5  rDev +13.8%

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

Poured from a bottle into pint glass in December 2014.

Appearance: Dark, but not black, with a thick tan head.

Smell: Pleasant, with both a sweet and spicy aroma. I can smell the pumpkin and chocolate influences, with a little pepper.

Taste: Interesting balance. I can definitely taste the pumpkin and chocolate influences, which makes for a unique taste. I like the balance between the pumpkin, hops, and malty sweetness, and the pumpkin flavor is not too strong. The chocolate flavors are the strongest, but can taste the variety of other flavors.

This is an interesting seasonal beer. I would buy this again.

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of cbutova
3.91/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

First beer from Evil Genius I have spotted around Western, MA. I met the founders of the brewery at Pliny the Younger day several years ago. They had huge ambitions for starting the company which was in it's infancy at the time. Glad to have an opportunity to try the product.

A- The tall 12oz bottle pours into a goblet with a black body that has some very dark brown around the edges. A tan head forms at one finger with a thick, frothy texture and good retention. Lacing starts out with large webs and drizzle falls below that.

S- Deep, luscious chocolate and roast grains lead the way for a medium strength pumpkin spice mix of nutmeg, cinnamon and clove; roughly in that order for me here. Nutmeg seems to push more with warming.

T- Each sip seems to start with a burst of milk chocolate and cocoa powder followed up by a spicy character of nutmeg, allspice and cinnamon. Malts drop roasted grain, caramel and a vanilla sweetness that could come from caramelized sugars. Pumpkin is somewhat of an afterthought but it does sneak in at the end.

MF- Overall it comes in with a medium body, perhaps just a bit towards the thick side with a semi-chewy creaminess and slight foaminess. Carbonation is at a medium-high level and it seems to accentuate the spices on the flavor. Slightly spicy bitterness.

Chocolate forward porter with a fairly strong spiciness of allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg and some clove with a hint of pumpkin at the end and something that reminds me of vanilla bean. All in all it balances out pretty nicely and I get no oxidation or metallic notes that people seem to be offended by in reviews from 2012/2013. Solid.

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Trick Or Treat from Evil Genius Beer Company
81 out of 100 based on 132 ratings.