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Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at BrewDog

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen / Brooklyn, Denmark
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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yngwie (13346) - 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 (5719) - 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 (7385) - 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 (10698) - 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 (1842) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jredmond (5297) - Manhattan, New York, USA - MAR 25, 2013
Draft at Torst with Streets after the Bucknell game. Pours a deep brownish body with thin brown lacing. Aroma is smoke, roast, sweet malt, booze and oak. Mouthfeel is medium to thin with notes of sweet roasted malt, lots of smoke, burnt wood, bitter chocolate and lots of whiskey. Solid stout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DiarmaidBHK (3386) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Bottle from state line liquors. Pours coca-cola brown with a thin brown head that leaves little lacing. Prominent bourbon notes on the nose. The bourbon on the rogue is there but also so smoke and licorice notes. Viscous mouthfeel. Finishes clean. Solid for style!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
conway (1377) - - MAR 18, 2013
Uploading old ratings that were missing comments. Nice imperial stout. Whiskey is prominent. Lots of char/smoke/roasted malt type notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Foxbush (1262) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - FEB 11, 2013
11.2 oz Bottle. This was a gift from a friend while we were at Snowshoe. The stout pours a very deep black color with a tan head. The head dissapates to a tan collar. The initial aroma is of chocolate with hints of licorice. The licorice is noted in the taste. The carbonation is soft. When the ABV exceeds 12% the beverage changes the dynamic of beer drinking. The finish is somewhat sweet with some lingering licorice.


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