Evil Cousin | Heretic Brewing Company

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86
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506 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Heretic Brewing Company
California, United States
hereticbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by billshmeinke on 09-09-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
506
Reviews:
117
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
10.91%
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
99
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 506 |  Reviews: 117
Photo of heymikew
4.44/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Yummy!

I'm always trying new brews. It seems like every brewer makes an IPA (or DIPA or IPA3 or some other hoppy thing) these days and I've had a lot of "good" ones.
This one is a standout, one of the best DIPAs I've had in a while. Hoppy, dank & heady.

Pours out as a cloudy amber orange. Has nice upfront fruity/earthy-dank aromas with a hint of the malts.
The massive hop additions are noticeable in the density of the mouthfeel. Smooth, and almost creamy.

Intense hop forward flavor. Resinous pine, with a bit of fruit . The alcohol is not evident.

A bit too easy drinking for its abv... best not to have too many on hand....

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Photo of DavidHume
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Tictactisag
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of hayesjw
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of FlyBrewPlay
5/5  rDev +29.9%

Photo of ironchefkook
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of GClarkage
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Photo of Beervana
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of cmgage
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of samtrillo
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Dcbelkot
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of bschinelli
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Kinger86
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of anon
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of RMelyon
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Photo of MichaelinFishers
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of Buddman223
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of ESkirv
3.93/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought at City Beer Store in SF about a month ago. Beer is pretty in a glass...a nice honey color with a sudsy white head. The smell isn't particularly strong but it has a nice piney profile. The taste is pleasing...smooth & citrusy, & the hops do stand out. Good overall flavor but like the smell not real distinct. Good mouthfeel, and at an for an 8% beer it drinks easy for the full 22 ounces. Would get again if it were readily available in Indy...unfortunately it's not.

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Photo of Wisconsinhop
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Photo of BWBeerA
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of ViragS
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of hopnerd
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of vhmf1978
4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Evil Cousin from Heretic Brewing Company
3.85 out of 5 based on 506 ratings.
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