Evil Julius
Tree House Brewing Company

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From:
Tree House Brewing Company
 
Massachusetts, United States
Style:
New England IPA
Ranked #243
ABV:
9.2%
Score:
95
Ranked #1,317
Avg:
4.39 | pDev: 5.69%
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
33
Status:
Active
Rated:
Sunday at 02:35 AM
Added:
Oct 30, 2021
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  1
SCORE
95
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Notes: Evil Julius is a dastardly rendition of Julius brewed to push the concept of the Julius family into diabolically delicious territory. Featuring a high mash temperature, additional sweet malts, and an enormous load of our arduously selected blend of hops throughout the brewing process, including in the brite tank, it blurs the line between beer and juice like no other. We invite you to enjoy this once-a-year treat as you carve pumpkins and ward off evil spirits!
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Rated: 4.48 by dkawalski from Massachusetts

Sunday at 02:35 AM
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Reviewed by jrc1093 from Connecticut

4.03/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Canned on 10/27/22; consumed on 11/27/22

Pours a turbid, dirty orange hue capped with a dense, soapy, off-white foam; good head retention leaves a finger of cap, commensurate, frothy collar, and comprehensive walling of spotty lacing draping down the glass.

Aroma opens to fresh orange pulp against musty passionfruit and grapefruit peel, with wet moss lingering into a clean, dank burst through the middle as ripe resins wash across a sweeter, doughy malt underscore.

Taste features composting orange and tangerine pulp opening to musty bubblegum and a slight malt underscore; grapefruit finds resin-laden citrus over the mid-palate, proceeding to a mossy, nearly swampy overtone crossing the finish.

Mouthfeel shows a body on the fuller end of medium and a moderate-high fluff of creamy carbonation; juicy textures contrast a delicate bittering over a taut mid-palate toward a clean back end sporting hints of resinous glide through the finish.

Tropically-accented, earthy saturation; a taut malt bed is in flux with heavier resins, remaining overtly weighty in form yet predominantly balanced throughout.
Nov 28, 2022
 
Rated: 4.25 by Dizzy242 from Massachusetts

Nov 18, 2022
 
Rated: 4.41 by alexsergio from New York

Nov 13, 2022
 
Rated: 4.48 by DaveCash from New York

Nov 11, 2022
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Reviewed by ShallowHal27 from Massachusetts

4.08/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Savagely dank on the nose. The palate starts with such tremendous promise and vibrant juiciness, but falls short in the end. It gives way to a somewhat overwhelming bitterness that leaves you feeling disappointed with what you’ve come to expect from the Julius line.
Nov 05, 2022
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Rated by beatonian from Massachusetts

4.26/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
The can itself is a masterpiece
Nov 05, 2022
 
Rated: 4.37 by wvsabbath from West Virginia

Oct 31, 2022
 
Rated: 4.31 by Roguer from Connecticut

Oct 29, 2022
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Reviewed by tigg924 from Massachusetts

4.31/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Pours ultra hazy, orange gold in color with one third inch head. Taste is mango puree, and faint vanilla. Heavy body, moderate low carbonation, slightly bitter. This is super smooth dank JJJULIUSSS. Not the best Julius variant but very good. Super smoothEd out mango.
Oct 29, 2022
 
Rated: 4.38 by eawolff99 from Minnesota

Feb 13, 2022
 
Rated: 4.1 by Nichols33 from Massachusetts

Jan 06, 2022
 
Rated: 4.49 by Khaack from New York

Dec 20, 2021
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Reviewed by drdiesel9483 from Ohio

4.18/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Look - great hazy orangish color with a really big lasting white head and lacing
Smell - dank citrus
Taste - dry dank citrus slight floral
Feel - medium full body slight creamy light carb
Overall - really loved the dank citrus sell but the taste didn't live up to how great the smell was. Still really good
Dec 16, 2021
 
Rated: 4.59 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois

Dec 13, 2021
 
Rated: 4.41 by Beerbom from California

Dec 09, 2021
 
Rated: 3.85 by BigIronH from Michigan

Dec 05, 2021
 
Rated: 3.5 by vfgccp from New York

Dec 05, 2021
 
Rated: 4.56 by TangoJuliet from New York

Nov 24, 2021
 
Rated: 4.51 by smcel371 from New York

Nov 24, 2021
 
Rated: 4.41 by DVMin98 from North Carolina

Nov 23, 2021
 
Rated: 4.66 by Sulty from Massachusetts

Nov 23, 2021
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Reviewed by ComeOnYouSpurs17 from Massachusetts

4.72/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
Canned 10/27/2021

Pours a dull pumpkin orange with a big fluffy off-white head.

Smells of orange sherbet, dried mango and grapefruit zest.

Tastes of orange, grapefruit, and candied pineapple, with some malt sweetness. Robust flavor but barely any booze bite. Warms you nicely.

Mouthfeel is a creamy and smooth ride all the way through. Some stickiness on the finish.

Outrageously good beer. Possibly better than King Julius. Either way one of the best 9% IPAs I’ve had the pleasure of drinking. This truly is Julius gone to the dark side. Get your hands on some.
Nov 21, 2021
 
Rated: 4.58 by RickyBfromCT from Connecticut

Nov 20, 2021
 
Rated: 4.34 by smi69 from New York

Nov 13, 2021
 
Rated: 4.58 by SadMachine from New Jersey

Nov 11, 2021
 
Rated: 4.4 by Roy1586 from Massachusetts

Nov 10, 2021
 
Rated: 3.93 by pveilleux from Massachusetts

Nov 10, 2021
 
Rated: 4.53 by cambabeer from New York

Nov 09, 2021
 
Rated: 4.71 by benjaminsa from Vermont

Nov 08, 2021
 
Rated: 4.6 by buzzy from Pennsylvania

Nov 07, 2021
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Rated by TripleShot from Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Incredible Julius Variant! Was like a candy King Julius and reminded me of Treat a bit as well
Nov 07, 2021
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Reviewed by WwizardBrew

4.36/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
The taste grabs your tongue in a sweet embrace. It’s not too strong, not too sweet, not bitter. Comfortable. It gives off a ominous hazy, cloudy look when poured into the glass. Like a haunted mansion’s entrance. The beer warms you up, no strong bite. No harsh swallow. Just a smooth ride. The grapefruit hits you immediately, and stays with you until the end of the can.
Nov 06, 2021
 
Rated: 4.5 by Patches826 from Massachusetts

Nov 06, 2021
 
Rated: 4.25 by PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts

Nov 01, 2021
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Reviewed by SpeedwayJim from New York

4.46/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
16oz. can into a Founders snifter. Shared with schen9303.

Muddy but with a nice head and great legs. Nose is astoundingly aromatic. I get notes of citrus, mango, cantaloupe, cane sugar, Haribou gummies, and starfruit. Delicious. Beer opens soft citrus up front. I get mango and orange gummies in the middle. Cantaloupe, cane sugar, and vanilla notes sweeten the experience. More mango and citrus in the end with a sweet acidity at the finish. This one's pretty delicious. Body is light with moderate to ample carbonation. Soft with some bubbles on the palate and goes down crisp, clean, and aggressive with a long, sweet, lingering aftertaste.

Is the evil twin better than the original? Possibly not but it's at least on the same level. Definitely worth trying.
Nov 01, 2021
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Reviewed by Billolick from New York

4.38/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
16 ouncer, direct from the source a few days ago. Canned 10/27/21...

Full on, over the top clouded n juiced pour. All under a luxurious, lasting and frothy cap...leaves a bunch of fine sheeting on the glass....fine look to this one.

Mild smoked mango on the sniff with a slight tea infusion on the back end.

Delicious creation with notes of mango, melon, and apricots...soft, smooth, flavorful, complex....world class...go get some
Nov 01, 2021
 
Rated: 4.42 by JohnofUpton from Massachusetts

Oct 31, 2021
 
Rated: 4.45 by 11-52_4hops from Virginia

Oct 31, 2021
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Reviewed by brewme from Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Picked-up a four-pack of cans at Tree House in Sandwich today for about $5.80/can. Canned on date of 10/27. My two hundred and first brew from these guys. This is ridiculously good. Warning: Does not drink like a 9% ABV beer.
Oct 31, 2021
Evil Julius from Tree House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 95 out of 100 with 43 ratings