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Evil Urges - Short's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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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Photo of Mitchster
2.38/5  rDev -36.9%

$2.19 for a 12oz bottle @ Bevco. No mention on the website of ingredients, other than what the label says: " A belgian dark strong ale brewed with candi sugar".

Pours out to a near black with deep mahogany highlights, forming a mousse like tan head. Medium carbonation, ~2.5 carbs or so. Nose of bananas and burnt rubber and autolyzed yeast. Mouthfeel is syrupy and thick. Medium dense body. The taste is peculiar. It's trying to be a quad but it has roasted malts in it, which really doesn't sit well with the other flavors. Moderate bitterness as well, which is also odd. Aftertaste of hot asphalt and burnt rubber with hop flavor throughout.

This is a gross combination of flavors. Bananas, camphor, roasted malts and herbal hops. Not something I choose to drink nor can I recommend it, regardless of style. If you're looking for a BSDA in particular, this is DEFINITELY not recommended.

Mitchster, Nov 17, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

beergorrilla, Nov 18, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

ScottRansom, Jul 18, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

redleg64, Nov 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

Zaphog, Dec 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

Sirvis, Mar 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

tommyguz, Dec 22, 2013
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3.31/5  rDev -12.2%

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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3.4/5  rDev -9.8%

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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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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