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Trick Or Treat - Evil Genius Beer Company

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Ratings: 82
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 17%
Wants: 4
Gots: 12 | 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:
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(Beer added by: Darkmagus82 on 09-03-2012)
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2/5  rDev -43.3%

Pumilio, Sep 10, 2013
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2/5  rDev -43.3%

skaboom420, Oct 18, 2012
Photo of JWU
2.13/5  rDev -39.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

12oz. bottle poured into a porter glass

A- dark brown, barely translucent on the edges. Tan head which leaves a bit of lacing.

S- dark malt and a heavy dose of oxidation.

T- No pumpkin, maybe a hint of cocoa, but a huge metallic oxidized note that ruins anything pleasant.

M- Thin, and dry due to the metallic nature.

O- So far, every evil genius beer has this huge unpleasant oxidized metallic thing going on, and I'm not wasting any more money on this brewery. Avoid.

JWU, Nov 17, 2012
Photo of soupieman
2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

soupieman, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of deapokid
2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

deapokid, Oct 21, 2013
Photo of TheMultiYeast
2.63/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a very dark brown color with 2 fingers of beige head. Glorious lacing.

Smell is grainy, light coffee and chocolate notes, not much going on.

Taste is a bit odd. Mild roasted character, some chocolate, and some off putting metallic, acidic bitterness...i told myself i would never drain pour a beer but this is coming close.

Light body, light carbonation, just can't get over that aftertaste of rusty oxidized chain link fence.

Skip it.

TheMultiYeast, Oct 27, 2012
Photo of mdillon86
2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

mdillon86, Nov 13, 2012
Photo of BeerCon5
2.85/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a dark brown, almost black color with a thin creamy tan head that remains throughout the beer.

The scent is of roasted malt and dark chocolate notes.

The taste is of roasted malt, burnt coffee, dark chocolate, together is makes the flavor quite sour.

Full body, smooth and kind of sticky feel, moderate carbonation.

I didn't really enjoy this one too much, it became more and more sour as the beer went on.

BeerCon5, Dec 07, 2012
Photo of 57md
2.93/5  rDev -17%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a dark brown with a tan hue on the edges. More than a finger of head that dissipates quickly but leaves some nice sticky lacing on the glass. The nose is subtly roasty. The taste is rather thin and bland. This offering ends on a sour note that is not terribly pleasant.

While this offering is advertised as a beer with pumpkin and cocoa, there is no hint of pumpkin or cocoa here.

57md, Oct 10, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15%

StevenH, Sep 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15%

ArtZan, Mar 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15%

cdtoffers, Sep 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15%

Beer4Baltimore, Sep 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15%

ejimhof, Oct 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15%

TriageStat, Jun 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15%

DragonzBreath, Jan 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15%

JimmyCop, Nov 27, 2013
Photo of chefhatt
3/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I poured this one into a snifter, it has a rich black color body with a 2' cream colored head to it. The smell has a roasted malt and chocolate aroma, no pumpkin. The taste has a nice malt flavor and chocolate, nice and rich but i don't get any pumpkin flavor. The mouth feel is ok and overall is a ok beer. I'm not a big porter fan, but if it has pumpkin in it i want to try it and this one lacks pumpkin flavor.

chefhatt, Oct 29, 2012
Photo of corby112
3.1/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Draft at The Pour House in westmont, NJ.

Pours pitch black and completely opaque with a half finger light beige head that slowly settles into a thin ring.  Spotty lacing left behind.

Roasted dark malt aroma with lots of dark chocolate, caramel and toffee.  Also, I'm picking up some coffee bean and molasses but the pumpkin presence is overpowered. Some zesty allspice but i'm not getting any vegetal or dessert like pumpkin pie presence.  Chocolate and dark malts really overwhelm with subtle cinnamon, brown sugar and other autumnal spices.

The pumpkin presnce is a bit stronger in the flavor but it's still almost completely overpowered but the dark toasted malt and rich chocolate notes.  Hints of coffee bean, burnt toast, caramel and toffee along with some molasses and fudge/chocolate cake.  As it warms, the pumpkin flavor comes out a bit more but it's very subtle. Never would have guessed it was in there.  Very subtle vegetal presence with faint autumnal spices coming brought.  Some clove, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla before the dry finish.  Slightly acrid as well.  I was expecting more pumpkin and for it too be smoother from the chocolate malts.  Overly dry and roasted combined with peppery spice makes it a bit harsh to drink.

corby112, Feb 02, 2013
Photo of rfgetz
3.23/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark cola brown, little head or retention. Scent is roasty with notes of char, chocolate, coffee and light dark fruit. Taste is also missing anything seasonal, just an average mild-flavored porter with plenty of roast. Lighter side of medium bodied. Confused to what the goal was with this one, maybe it was lost in translation.

rfgetz, Oct 08, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

briandaube, Sep 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

nebula1999, Dec 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

JohnK17, Oct 09, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Rojada1988, Sep 08, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

InspectorBob, Sep 15, 2013
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Trick Or Treat from Evil Genius Beer Company
81 out of 100 based on 82 ratings.