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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


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2012

Bottle 330ml.

ABV: 12.0%. Dark black colour with a average, frothy and open, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, beige to light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, alcohol, coffee, tobacco, wood, oak, sweet alcohol, medicine notes. Flavour is heavy sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration, chocolate. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20120506]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2012
33 cL bottle. Pours dark brown to black with a small chocolate brown head. Aroma is roasted malty, breadish and dense dark chocolate. Smooth dark malty, roasted, liqourice and chocolate. Dense chocolate dark malty finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29207) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 28, 2012
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a dark brown head. The aroma has notes of caramel, malt, and chocolate. The flavor is sweet with notes of chocolate, roasted malt, caramel, and alcohol, leading to a dry and bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2012 Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of Pinball. Pours an opaque black with a lacing beige head. Sweet woody, oaky aromas pretty much overpowering the roast. Rich body, low carbonation, very, very sticky sweet roast and quite some rustic wood. Quite some heat in the finish. Quite too sticky. 230512

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (20640) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 29, 2012
Bottle at Ungstrup. Pitch black coloured with a medium sized beige head. Roasted aroma of caramel and dried fruits with notes of chocolate and port wine. Sweet and roasted flavour of dried fruits and chocolate with notes of oak and port wine. Roasted finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20274) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 6, 2012
Bottled. Pitch black colour, small brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, some liquorice, mild alcohol and whisky notes. Flavour is liquorice, some whisky notes, mild toffee and some slight alcohol. Alcohol also gives quite burning notes in the finish and aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (16537) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2012
Bottle. Pours a black color with a tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma with woody hints and hints of licorice. Roasted malty chocolate and licorice flavor with woody bitter hints. Has a roasted malty woody chocolate finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madmitch76 (14674) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2012
9th May 2012
Bottle from Olbutikken, Copenhagen. Opaque black - brown beer. Good pale tan head. Semi soft palate. Mild carbonation. Nice barrel aged malt - soft vanilla, mild whisky. A little toffee and coffee. FInishes soft and semi dry. Pretty much on the nose for a BA Stout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 10, 2012
Bottle at home ... bottle at home .. deep black ... soft roast .... light chocolate ... dark malts ... soft roast ... sweet chocolate ... dark roast ... big chocolate ...ligth meatyness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (13851) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2012
Bottle 12%. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, caramel, whiskey, wood, chocolate and hops.


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