Evil Cousin | Heretic Brewing Company

Evil CousinEvil Cousin
517 Ratings
Evil CousinEvil Cousin

Brewed by:
Heretic Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by billshmeinke on 09-09-2011

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look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Hoppy, Citrus, Pine, Cloudy, Dry, Bright. If you are looking for a strong IPA then you should give this a try. I wish it had more nose but the taste makes up for it. It has a light and small white head that doesn't last for long. The first thing you get is the pine, almost a sap flavor which transfers to a bitter citrus taste My burbs kind of taste fruity, like plum or peach which is nice.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25


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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Evil Cousin from Heretic Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 517 ratings
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