Evil On Brandy | FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

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3.86/5
Very Good
8 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
California, United States
fiftyfiftybrewing.com

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Belgian Strong Dark Ale aged in brandy barrels for 6 months.

Added by MasterSki on 12-11-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
8
pDev:
8.55%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of spycow
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of largadeer
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.49/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Lacks the appearance of beer. Just comes off looking like Brandy. Aroma of dark fruit and wafting alcohol.

Brandy flavors, tons of heat on the palate. Actually better than I expected. Warm up with this on a cold night. Still though, almost everything they barrel is better.

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Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.57/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this on tap during the 6th anniversary party.

Looks like brandy! Almost no head to it. Smells like barrel, oak, brandy, dark fruits, high alcohol.

Tasted a lot better than concentrated evil, allowed some of the brandy sweetness to help cover up the figgy/pruney solvent like memories of the base beer. Still had lots of alcohol heat though. Took a hot, bitter dark fruit blech and turned it into something worth savoring. Probably better suited for cold weather than a weekend in May.

A few ounces is good enough of this beer. Its simply a testament to the power of FiftyFifty's barrel program that Todd could turn this into something significantly more drinkable for me.

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Photo of Sparky44
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of sansho
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of PaulStoneAnchor
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of raiderandbeerfan
3.32/5  rDev -14%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

An appearance just like they poured you some brandy (you're a fine girl). No head. Smells like brandy, oak and alcohol.

A big improvement on concentrated evil. Brandy covers up the dark fruit/rubbing alcohol/nail polish vibe from the base beer. Lots of heat nonetheless. Definitely a winter warmer kind of sipper. A few ounces are cool, couldn't imagine delving any further or consuming a 22oz of this.

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Evil On Brandy from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 8 ratings
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