Evil Octopus | Mayday Brewery

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57 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mayday Brewery
Tennessee, United States
maydaybrewery.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by oberon on 05-10-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
57
Reviews:
10
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
14.48%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
20
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0
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Ratings: 57 |  Reviews: 10
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5/5  rDev +36.6%

Photo of groggycorpse196
5/5  rDev +36.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Excellent body and robust taste. One of my favorites

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4.75/5  rDev +29.8%

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4.56/5  rDev +24.6%

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4.27/5  rDev +16.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of dsruble3
4.09/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jeffdr123
4.05/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Tried it at Pinewood Social in Nashville, too far from the Murfreesboro brewery. Lots of malt. And also plenty of citrus. A small aftertaste charred barrel. Almost like a hoppy Porter

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4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of rolltide8425
3.97/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Krisp09
3.93/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served at burger republic Nashville in pint. Dark brown to black color with thin head. Aroma is least impressive feature about beer with mostly dark malt aromas. Taste is nice mix of bitterness from floral hops with smokiness from dark malts. Overall a nice black IPA that could use a little more hops.

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3.8/5  rDev +3.8%

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3.8/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oberon
3.79/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap at the tasting room.Poured into a standard pint glass a dark chocolate brown with a lighter beige head atop.Aromas of chocolate malts and leafy/herbal hops,the chocolate malt aromas really stand out.Flavors are like the nose with a real pronounced chocolate maltiness with a nice shot of herbal and grassy hops in the finish.A well made beer,the hops don't hit very hard but it has good complexity.

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3.79/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Jeffersons in Murfreesboro, TN

Appearance: dark mahogany brown/black with slightly off white head, great head retention

Smell: roasted malts, coffee, earthy herbal hoppiness, dark chocolate, minor vanilla

Taste: roasted malts and dark chocolate with a very notcieable earthy hop presence, very smooth but could be a little more balanced.

Mouthfeel: average carbonation with a pretty full body.

Overall: great fresh local beer, if your in town i would seek this out, but i like Angry Redhead better. Pairs great with burger and fries.

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3.78/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the tap at the brewery this had a chocolate brown coloring with a thick foamy head and a ton of lacing.

The scent held a lot of chocolate malt with a bit of caramel. There was some dry floral hoppiness and some barley grains.

The flavors held many of the properties of the scent as the chocolate malt comes out first. The hops then get mingled within the caramel and grains.

The feel is smooth but the carbonation is little high.

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3.77/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MisterFuzz
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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Evil Octopus from Mayday Brewery
3.66 out of 5 based on 57 ratings.
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