Pure Evil | Evil Genius Beer Company

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68 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Evil Genius Beer Company
Pennsylvania, United States
evilgeniusbeer.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by FickleBeast on 12-16-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
68
Reviews:
14
Avg:
3.4
pDev:
14.12%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
10
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 68 |  Reviews: 14
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of mendvicdog
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of duceswild
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of stakem
1.25/5  rDev -63.2%

I normally would not write a review as short as this but folks should be aware that purchasing this is risky. A friend shared a bottle of this with me this weekend and it was either a terribly executed oatmeal stout or grosely infected. All sour fruit with carbonic and mineral character.

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Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of rolltide8425
4/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of Gavage
3.1/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: pours a black color with a 2" head. Some moderate lace develops.

Smell: roasted malt and a hint of chocolate is all you can detect here.

Taste: roasted malts, prunes, light coffee tones, and barely a hint of chocolate. Soft bitterness here too.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Light crispness to start, smoother and a touch dry at the finish.

Overall: not a very exciting stout and it is a bit thin too. Tough time finishing the glass.

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Photo of tone77
3.9/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of coffee, some roasted malts. Taste is the same, big on coffee, some roasted malts, really not getting any oats. Feels creamy in the mouth and overall is a solid beer.

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Photo of outoffocus
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of wrightst
4.25/5  rDev +25%

Photo of bigred89
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of jbaker67
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of rfgetz
3.42/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a dark, near black with small cap of brown froth. Scent brings strong notes of roast, ground coffee and light chocolate. Taste again is mostly roast, some coffee grinds and very week presence of advertised chocolate, light fruitiness. Was surprised to see this listed as an oatmeal stout as the body was anything but creamy... light and grainy. Overall, much better Oatmeal and Chocolate stouts out there, decent and drinkable as a plain stout.

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4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

Photo of IdrinkGas
3.62/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JNForsyth
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of Suds
3.12/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Utterly black, the beer has a moderate tan head. Decent lace. The aroma has a pronounce oat and roasted grain smell. There is a slight astringent and acrid smell....a bit of charcoal too. The taste is similar, very dry and a lot of smoke. Not as much creamy oatmeal flavor as I expected. Still, solid and forceful flavor. Lots of roasted notes. Low hop flavor and moderately high bitterness. Full mouthfeel, but I feel that it could have been far creamier. Overall, this is just an average stout.

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Photo of Darkmagus82
3.24/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Poured from bottle into pint glass

Appearance – Pours a dark brown color with a huge and thick tan colored head. The thick and creamy head has a wonderful level of retention, very slowly fading to give a wonderful level of lacing.

Smell – The aroma is rather light overall, but consists mostly of darker smells. There are aromas of cocoa and a roasted malt. There are some lightly sweet aromas of vanilla and caramel mixed with the darker and roasted aromas as well.

Taste – The taste starts out with a roasted malt and lighter cocoa flavor. As the taste advances a light caramel sweetness comes to the tongue. Quickly after this more bitter flavors begin entering the taste. A earthy and citrus hop bitterness comes to the tongue along with more bitter cocoa. Some flavors of coffee and almost dirt flavor come to the tongue at the end. The roasted flavors and sweet p front don’t meld to well with the more bitter flavors that come to the tongue at the end and leave a slightly off bitter roasted flavor on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is on the lighter side in terms of creaminess with a carbonation level that was rather average. The body was a bit thin for the roasted flavors with the carbonation level being a little too high for the darker brew, taking away from the roasted flavors(although it may have helped diminish some of the more bitter flavors).

Overall – It has a god look and a decent smell, but its mouthfeel and taste were both a bit off. Not really one I would recommend.

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

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3.48/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KTCamm
4.1/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Evil genius choc stout. Served on tap at the Morris Tap and Grill 10/12

Pours a Jet black with clingy layer of foam. Rings and sticks Rich roasted nose coffee like dark chocolate and espresso beans. Beautiful . Smooth creamy rich taste. Creamy. Very well balanced bitter. Quite tasty. 4 45 4 375 4

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3.6/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

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Pure Evil from Evil Genius Beer Company
3.4 out of 5 based on 68 ratings.
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