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Evil Octopus - Mayday! Brewery

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Evil Octopus
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35 Ratings
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Ratings: 35
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 13.51%
Wants: 1
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mayday! Brewery visit their website
Tennessee, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: oberon on 05-10-2013)
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Photo of oberon
3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap at the tasting room.Poured into a standard pint glass a dark chocolate brown with a lighter beige head atop.Aromas of chocolate malts and leafy/herbal hops,the chocolate malt aromas really stand out.Flavors are like the nose with a real pronounced chocolate maltiness with a nice shot of herbal and grassy hops in the finish.A well made beer,the hops don't hit very hard but it has good complexity.

oberon, May 11, 2013
Photo of Tone
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, dark brown color. 1/3 inch head of an off-tan color. Good retention and good lacing. Smells of citrus hops, sweet malt, hint of pale malt, slight yeast, and a hint of alcohol. Fits the style of an American Black Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, hint of roasted malt, hint of wheat, hint of pale malt, and slight hop. Overall, decent beer overall, nothing either mundane or extraordinary.

Tone, Jun 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

atlbravsrno1, Aug 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

crobinso, Jul 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

CRJMellor, Aug 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

BigBry, Mar 17, 2014
Photo of KYGunner
3.78/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the tap at the brewery this had a chocolate brown coloring with a thick foamy head and a ton of lacing.

The scent held a lot of chocolate malt with a bit of caramel. There was some dry floral hoppiness and some barley grains.

The flavors held many of the properties of the scent as the chocolate malt comes out first. The hops then get mingled within the caramel and grains.

The feel is smooth but the carbonation is little high.

KYGunner, Oct 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

khargro2, Nov 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

Elicoleman, Aug 28, 2014
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2/5  rDev -45.9%

Mphis, Jul 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

mcdsports, Nov 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

kybeerdrinker, Nov 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

Washuffizi98, Sep 15, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

LukeGude, Aug 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

Brinks, Mar 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Dbot, Jul 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

ImperatorScab, Jul 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

OtisCampbell007, Nov 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

MisterFuzz, Mar 01, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev +2.7%

Rocketman2013, Sep 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.9%

FLBEERGUY25, May 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

pschie1, Jan 31, 2014
Photo of Roman5150
3.78/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Jeffersons in Murfreesboro, TN

Appearance: dark mahogany brown/black with slightly off white head, great head retention

Smell: roasted malts, coffee, earthy herbal hoppiness, dark chocolate, minor vanilla

Taste: roasted malts and dark chocolate with a very notcieable earthy hop presence, very smooth but could be a little more balanced.

Mouthfeel: average carbonation with a pretty full body.

Overall: great fresh local beer, if your in town i would seek this out, but i like Angry Redhead better. Pairs great with burger and fries.

Roman5150, Jun 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

JeffKowalek, Aug 01, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -1.6%

BuddyZ, Nov 01, 2014
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Evil Octopus from Mayday! Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.