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Blind Eye PA - Evil Genius Beer Company

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Blind Eye PABlind Eye PA

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79
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42 Ratings
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 11.47%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Evil Genius Beer Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Darkmagus82 on 11-19-2012)
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rjvanston

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

11-23-2012 02:46:09 | More by rjvanston
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +25%

More bottles from my latest Philly run. I am feeling adventurous today and may try to eradicate the bottle backlog that has been an albatross since school started back.

Unlike Black/Cascadian IPAs, I am not totally averse to this emerging style. I got a finger of quickly disappearing off-white head from my pour. Color was a deeply hazy orangish-amber complete with floaties. I have seen this style MUCH better executed, believe me. Nose was pleasant, though, with the hops interacting with the musty yeast, rather than being overwhelmed by it. It took on a peppery/spicy/musty aspect which was a welcome change from earlier. Mouthfeel was medium, but the taste was all over the map, including tart, dry, peppery, even spicy. Wow! It did not look like much, but it sure tasted good! Finish was bone dry and very tasty. This is a hidden gem.

12-15-2012 20:05:43 | More by woodychandler
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DarthTremens

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +17.6%

01-05-2013 03:18:31 | More by DarthTremens
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tedho21

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +17.6%

06-15-2013 12:27:46 | More by tedho21
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Gavage

New Jersey

3.76/5  rDev +10.6%

Appearance: pours an orange color with a one finger head that breaks apart quickly.

Smell: caramel and yeast are noticeable.

Taste: caramel, pear, green apple, big Belgian yeast flavor, and a moderate citrus bitterness are the main flavors.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Crisp to start, less crisp at the finish with some dryness late.

Overall: an easy drinking Belgian IPA.

03-03-2013 18:53:03 | More by Gavage
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jburchett

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

06-22-2013 04:23:47 | More by jburchett
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whatname

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

05-12-2013 02:20:31 | More by whatname
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Goldndomer

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

02-10-2014 02:47:37 | More by Goldndomer
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JakeEsterly

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

06-21-2013 01:23:29 | More by JakeEsterly
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.7/5  rDev +8.8%

Blind Eye PA pours a pretty standard amber brown color with a surprising 1/4 inch of head and some sticky lacing. I say I am surprised since most of these beers are an over carboned mess. Smells of some mild earthy hops, fruity dry yeasts, and some bready caramel malt. Taste echo's the same pretty balanced hop to malt profile but doesn't really bitter the tongue enough. Mouthfeel is actually great hiding the 7+% well and giving me a medium bodied drink experience.

Overall again I am most shocked that this beer is actually good rather than the other beers I have tired from Evil Genius which have enough carbonation to be a champagne making the mouth feel too bubbly and thin. Its a pretty standard Belgium IPA which was totally worth the $1.75 price tag.

10-01-2013 17:23:09 | More by DrDemento456
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

3.54/5  rDev +4.1%

A nice blend of Belgian yeast and "west coast" tropical fruit hops, but don't know that the high 7.2% ABV is justified by the complexity of the taste - and it means only having one.

Pours a clear copper-amber with a limited head that disappears pretty quickly. An oilier mouthfeel than expected, which doesn't suit this low carbonation bottle of beer. Very mild aroma with only a hint of Belgian yeast and some nice caramelized malt elements. The flavour is more powerful and shows off the hops, with an initial tropical fruit sweetness leading into a black-tea bitterness before more fruit in the lingering finish...

A decent attempt from a brewery who are still pretty new (to me), but not a beer I'd rush out to buy in large volumes. I look forward to Evil Genius' future endeavors!

08-31-2013 21:38:34 | More by hopsolutely
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

11-21-2012 04:48:57 | More by TimoP
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

07-26-2014 19:48:19 | More by DrBier
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timwardjr

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

09-20-2013 01:48:59 | More by timwardjr
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

08-26-2014 19:33:02 | More by InspectorBob
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Keithandandrewdotcom

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

04-13-2013 01:43:18 | More by Keithandandrewdotcom
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ridgeline23

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

04-21-2013 22:52:13 | More by ridgeline23
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DLS168

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

07-06-2013 08:47:06 | More by DLS168
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THECPJ

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

01-22-2013 23:28:21 | More by THECPJ
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

04-27-2013 03:55:42 | More by TonyTalon
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chucksim

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

06-07-2013 14:22:17 | More by chucksim
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev +0.9%

Pours a light bronze color, minimal head and lacing. Aroma of Belgian candi sugar, earthy, weedy hops and both herbal and sweet. In the taste, candi sugar and caramel meet a woodsy hop profile with even bitterness. Finishes more bitter than sweet, thus deserving the IPA title. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, a bit thin. I would recommend this to any fan of Belgian beers or to IPA lovers who want to branch out. Solid.

09-14-2013 21:06:19 | More by Stinkypuss
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jtierney89

New Jersey

3.3/5  rDev -2.9%

Clear dull orange color with a thin white head that dies rather quickly. Lots of clove and banana on the nose. Little musty. Medium bodied with a low amount of carbonation. Flavor is mostly belgian yeast flavors. Clove and banana like the nose, a bit of yeast snap. There's an underlying european hop flavor and bitterness but really not very hoppy at all. Touch of citrus hop flavor if you really dig for it. It tastes good but definitely doesn't remind of much an ipa. A little simple but good drinking. Maybe it could pass as a belgian pale ale.

02-19-2013 22:35:25 | More by jtierney89
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

11-15-2013 21:25:31 | More by ejimhof
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HarmonMW

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

05-13-2013 21:09:18 | More by HarmonMW
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Blind Eye PA from Evil Genius Beer Company
79 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.