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Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at BrewDog

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen / Brooklyn, Denmark
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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89   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


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, - 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.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
llkc (237) - århus, DENMARK - APR 3, 2014
Duft; ristet malt Brandt brød, sødme, slik agtig duft, brunsukker, Smag: brunsukker smag, sukkersød i smagen. Malt, brandtbrød, whiskey, sød eftersmag og en smule kaffe eftersmag

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zvikar (2835) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Pours black with a beige head, aroma of chocolate, wood, whiskey, vanilla, toffee, caramel, butterscotch, flavor of chocolate, whiskey, cognac, wood, caramel, winey fruitiness, medium to full bodied

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Clarkdvm (59) - Florida, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Black pour-draft at wob. Whiskey aftertaste not initially noted. Good imperial stout but not equal to mephistophiles in my book.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhunter111 (5524) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 16, 2014
Schwarzes Bier mit schöner bräunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr intensiv röstmalzig, Kaffee, leicht rauchig. Geschmack sehr intensiv röstmalzig, Kaffee, bittere Schokolade.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kerenmk (2001) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks Ariel. Black with dark tan head. Plum and a little smoke aroma, sweet, plummy taste. Full-bodied, no carbonation, sweet finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomer (1529) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - DEC 31, 2013
At a tasting, thanks DSG, zvikar and Ariel, pitch black colour, flavour of prune,some smoke, dried mushrooms and coffee, flavour of halva, ash ,dirt, dark chocolate, sesame and prune brand. A little over the top but still very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (5022) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle shared at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Black with a light brown head. Great roasty aroma full of dark chocolate, a bit of dark f ruits, some espresso, some whiskey and vanilla. Sweet flavor with lots of dark chocolate, vanilla, plum notes, whiskey, a bit of warm alcohol and a bit of roasty bitterness. Full-bodied. Great.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TBone (11917) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 18, 2013
Dark opaque brown color, small beige head. Intensive aroma of whiskey, roasted malts and vanilla. Full bodied. Quite sweet. Lots of vanilla, toasted flavors, chocolate and milky lactose, bourbon too. Warming finish. Lingering burned and milky aftertaste. Pleasant.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
arminjewell (5718) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Pour out of 12 oz bottle, dark black pour with tan head, aroma brought notes of dark chocolate, big coconut, vanilla, oak, and whiskey in there, hints of coffee, green espresso bean, hints of spice, slight smoke. Taste is a mix of dark chocolate, roast, hints of coffee, nice big oak, vanilla, slight coconut, into a smoky middle, slight peaty note with herbal notes, finishing fairly bitter, very creamy, bitter. Wow, very well done.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NielsenRatings (8275) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Bottle @ home, courtesy of arminjewell. Thanks! Pours a deep brown black appearance with a thin dark brown head. Whiskey, a bit smoky, almost peaty, vanilla, dark chocolate, nice aroma. Kind of smoked herbal, dark chocolate, caramel, burnt, light anise flavor. Pretty fucken cool beer.


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