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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
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First came a toasted smug called Yin followed by a hoppy fella called Yang. Let me introduce you to Auld Yin – a wrinkly more experienced take on youngster Yin. 9 months in the company of an insightful, complex whiskey cask made a pretty interesting spin on this imperial tajii taste adventure. Aye!
2012 vintage - 12.0% abv


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Huhzubendah (3443) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 12, 2013
The beer is near black with a thin beige cap. Upon first whiff, I can already tell this will be another great stout from Evil Twin. Distinctly European in style. Vanilla, chocolate, roast. light warming alcohol. Really easy to drink. Such a graceful 12% abv. Full bodied with moderately low carbonation. Fantastic.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
radagast83 (7144) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Shared from small 12oz bottle. Poured a motor-oil black color with a small off-white head. Aroma was some seriously roasted malts, coffee touch there. Flavor was really sweet sugary dried fruits, some oak and vanilla there. Bitter chocolate. Way too much booze noticeable for it to be enjoyable for me.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gunnfryd (14061) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 7, 2013
Bottle. Black colour with a tan head. Aroma is whiskey, coffee, roasted malt, hop. Flavour is whiskey, coffee, roasted malt, hop, alcohol, dried fruits. Full body. Very nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
luttonm (4529) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 14, 2013
Draft at Torst in NYC. Black with lighter tan head. Dark raisons, deep fruit. Big tart alcohol, some tobacco. Plum and prune. Great.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yngwie (16483) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 4, 2013
Bottle. It pours a dark brown to black body and a minimal sized light tan head. Roasted malts, coffee, molasses, alcohol, booze and a touch of chocolate and dark dried fruits. Quite complex flavor with the booze playing a leading role. Lots of molasses, coffee and chocolate blending in. Warming and full-bodied, with very soft carbonation. Lasting finish with lots of flavor. A damn pleasant and tasteful beer, well suited for sharing with a good friend. 130504

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Geokkjer (7300) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 4, 2013
Bottle 2012 vintage . Pours black with a small beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, raisins, nuts, caramel and oak. Flavor is sweet and malty with some chocolate, roasted grains , coffee, mint and alcohol. Medium to full body, average carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Meilby (10934) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 4, 2013
Bottle 330ml 12% @ Geokkjer
Pours pitch black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, oak and alcohol. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long roasted, chocolate, oak, caramel and warm finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (18222) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2013
Bottle at a ChrisO Tasting - London. Pours oily black with a foamy beige head. Big and boozy aroma, lots of dark chocolate, peat, some very dark fruits. Hugely sweet flavor with loads of raisins, dark chocolate, hard alcohol, charred wood. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Warming finish with some boozy sting, rich ripe and dark fruits, light earthy bitterness, peat. Lasting flavor and deeply sweet, with well-ripened fruits and lots of dark chocolate notes. Great stuff.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zombeer (59) - New Jersey, USA - APR 14, 2013
This was a great choice for my first beer at Torst. A fantastic Stout with a slight whiskey taste. It was a real slow sipper and I hated to see it end. You can read all about the taste from the other reviews, I’m just here to give this beer the big thumbs up andI recommend you drink one if you can.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jesterdeal (1985) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - APR 14, 2013
Aroma of delicious molasses, tootsie roll, licorice, and dark fruit. Pours black with great brown. Taste is roasty awesome with cherry, chocolate and roast coffee. Finishes strong with a great sweet roasty taste like burnt toast.


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