Evil Eye Red | Melanie Brewing Company

Evil Eye RedEvil Eye Red
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Evil Eye RedEvil Eye Red

Brewed by:
Melanie Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by GCBrewingCo on 12-05-2005

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of alleykatking
1.23/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Poured from 24oz can. Last round of the Evil Eye Challenge.

A- Pours a cherry pink color...like the color of most other kiwi-strawberry flavored drinks. One finger light pink head shows poor retention and dies as quickly as all the other Evil Eye styles. No lacing on the sides of the glass but I expected that from Evil Eye by now.

S- Pretty basic as far as aroma is concerned. Sweet kiwi-strawberry kool-aid artifical scent throughout the entire aroma. Alcohol is bigger in the backend with a almost gas kind of feel to it. Light grainy scents pop out from time to time.

T- This is a kiwi-strawberry sweet explosion. The beer itself is overly sweet and almost as sugary as other flavored drinks. Some light cereal grains in the middle that die out fast as the kiwi-strawberry come back in front. Light alcohol flavoring in the backing...more sweetness than anything which just goes along with the overall flavor.

M- Light mouthfeel. Carbonation is good for the style. Kiwi-strawberry left not only on the palate but long into the aftertaste with a hint of alcohol. Flavors are kiwi-strawberry forward and no real off flavors just sweet artifical kiwi-strawberry. Light alcohol drying on the palate.

D- This beer was terrible. It was sweet and full of artifical flavoring. Simply gross and even more sickly sweet than I would have liked. I can't believe that people actually buy this beer for their drink of choice let alone their drink to get drunk off of.

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Photo of feloniousmonk
1.42/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Evil Eye Red

A kiwi strawberry malt liquor. What genius thought of this? Yes, genius, it seems so briliant a collusion of flavors. All that fruit, and in a malt liquor, too? Genius!

How did I acquire this elusive elixir? Once again, by grace of the fools who try to enter the Blue Nile with booze of their own. Our security staff grabbed this off of those dull cretins, and it is now mine to revel in...or not...

My favorite gold-rimmed chalice is brought forth from the cupboard for this occasion. Pouring it...clear pink appearance, small head, soon gone...
Nose is sweetness and fruit, you get the kiwi and the strawberry in spades, they are doing it, no doubt...Kool-Aid sweetness, almost. Not great. Not even good.

I am going to taste it now.

Ew. Like I said, Hey, Kool-Aid Man! With the sweet fruit, and the ominous oncoming booze, this is a slicked-up candy-coated nightstick. Sweet, fruity, sugary, ....before it wacks your head. Don't forget this is 10% abv. Oh, but it tastes like a Fruitopia, or some shit. And then, boom! Shackalacka! Boom! Shickaboom! Shinga backa boomalacka!!!

I drink again, because I am a masochist. It is the same, there is no difference, no subtle complexities to unfold. It's a sweet, too sweet container of booziness.

Weird. I want to fight someone...after I arrange some flowers. Damn this fruity malt liquor!
Who is this meant for, hard party-ing second graders?

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Photo of blackie
1.09/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

appearance: The pour from the 24 oz. can gives a short lived fizzy white head. The beer is a clear pink in color, like the flesh of a grapefruit.

smell: Generic pink soda, cherry...nothing else.

mouthfeel: The beer is medium in carbonation and medium in body, with a slick, cough syrup like feeling left on the tongue after swallowing.

taste: Pretty damn bad. Artificial cherry soda and cough syrup flavors prevail over everything else. An alcoholic finish is accompanied by a syrupy feeling. Offensive, big ethanol presence.

drinkability: No thank you, didn't finish the sample poured, much less the can. Avoid.

Review entered from notes taken last October.

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Photo of TastyTaste
1.12/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Pink body, no head, bubbles, looks unnatural. Smells grainy and sickly sweet, similar to it's black and green father. Taste is terrible unnaturaly sweet and fruity, cloying and nasty. I can taste the headache. Way too sweet, alcohol is in you face, this is a bad product. Stay away, far away.

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Photo of GCBrewingCo
1.53/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

*B-to-the-E from Bud is a Herbed/Spice. Almost added as such since the beer contains Ginseng.

The beer poured into the glass slightly hazy rose (as in pinkish) with an off-white head which contained a pinkish hue. The head fell in an instant to leave no trace of lacing on the glass.

The aroma was strawberry most notably, but nothing natural was about it, more of a forced and artificial aroma. The alcohol in the aroma gave a slightly graham character to the nose.

The flavor was overly sweet and nauseating. The flavor of kiwi mixed with strawberry was cloying and so sweet that my teeth began to ache.

The finish was still sweet with lasting kiwi and strawberry for a very, very long time into the aftertaste and beyond. The body was meidum and the carbonation on the low side. Skip it. Don't even wish it on your worst enemy.

24 ounce can. Kiwi Strawberry. Malt Beverage wtih Artificial Flavor, Ginseng, and Certified Color added (FD&C #40)

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Evil Eye Red from Melanie Brewing Company
Beer rating: 1.28 out of 5 with 5 ratings
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