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Evil Urges - Short's Brewing Company

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85
very good

95 Ratings
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Ratings: 95
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.34%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: elNopalero on 03-30-2012)
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Reviews by CMUbrew:
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3.4/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Review from 1/4/14

A: Dark color with not much head off the pour.

S: Smells sweet, a little caramely, and has some dark fruitiness in there also.

T: Dark fruit, wet paper/cardboard taste, light brown sugar, and a little bit of cocoa.

M: Medium body, lower carbonation, and a little bit of an oily feel.

O: A decent Belgian-style beer. Flavor is fairly complex, but the wet paper kills it.

CMUbrew, Jan 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

tectactoe, Mar 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

warnerry, Mar 07, 2013
Photo of tigg924
4.36/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a tulip glass. Had at Lord Hobo.

Appearance: dark red-brown in color, clear, 3/4 inch head that goes quick, medium carbonation

Smell: plum, date, and dark fruit

Taste: cinnamon, date, dark fruit--berries, lots of brown sugar, and light flavors of dark bread

Mouthfeel: very sweet with a touch of bitterness, low carbonation, heavy bodied

Overall: This is my new favorite in this style. It tastes like a great quad with very pronounced flavors. Nice and complex. Up there with the best Shorts beers I have had. Marked to style, but this one would still be in the 4 range for me.

tigg924, Mar 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

mikejonze, Jan 03, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

redleg64, Nov 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

pjkelley82, Dec 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

tommy5, Nov 28, 2013
Photo of RaulMondesi
3.31/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

So it's called Evil Urges, yet it has a picture of a cute little kitty on the label... Anyway, this dang sucker definitely reminds Raul of a vindictive ex - but lets not go there.

So I smelled it, and I sipped it, and I drank it...and I basically "aited" it. This beer definitely isn't going to make you wanna call your grandmama and tell her all about your Evil Urges. It's just kind of there; like all those rock candies stuck together in that glass victorian bowl at said grandmama's house.

Smells ok, tastes ok, but it lacks depth.

Why I spent three years with ya girl, I will never know. But Evil Urges, I'm sorry to say, I won't be spending an elongated time with you.

RaulMondesi, Jan 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Prager62, Nov 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

teledeluxe, Dec 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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Evil Urges from Short's Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 95 ratings.