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Evil Twin Biscotti Break

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Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at Westbrook Brewing

Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Copenhagen / Brooklyn, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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Editors note: the first edition was brewed at Fanø Bryghus, Denmark for the Beer cruise Rome-Barcelona, June 2011 and held 7.5% ABV.

Porter made with espresso, vanilla and toasted almonds for the Beer cruise Rome-Barcelona, June 2011. Italy has a certain “je ne sais quoi” – fab food culture, highly decadent history of art and cool countryside. Some might argue the people are loud and flamboyant, they steal our women, and their soccer players melodramatically flop on the pitch. Listen – that’s all part of the secret Italian ingredient – keep it cool, confident, arrogant and extravagant. Forza Italia!
Malt beverage with almonds, vanilla beans and coffee added.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cunningham (4035) - Halden, NORWAY - FEB 21, 2014
Appearance: A complete absence of light on the other side of this one. A nice small beige head that leaves an ok lacing.
Aroma: Coffee, chocolate and caramel.
Palate: Full body. Slightly sweet with a mild bitterness. Soft carbonation. Creamy texture.
Taste: Espresso, crème brulee, ice cream and chocolate.
Overall impression: Solid stuff! No point eating crème brulee when I can have both together in this lovely brew.
Personal stats: On tap @ Crowbar in Oslo, Norway

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
deanso (4687) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 14, 2014
75cl bottle shared with zero and Jmgrrenuk.Very thick tan head. Clear black pour. Lots of chocolate. Very smooth. Lovely brew

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
abemorsten (2502) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2014
On tap at Crowbar. Black with a dense brown head. Kahlua on the nose. Mouth is roasted coffee with a biscotti. Masterful! Full bodied and oily. Silky smooth and pleasant to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rob6239 (581) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 19, 2014
Pours dark and smooth, thin brown head laces the glass. Aroma of chocolate, taste is sweet and smooth.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sic1314 (2586) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2014
Poured deep dark brown with a frothy beige head. Gusher. Aroma of roast malt, deep dark fruit, coffee, dark chocolate. Full body, flavour of the aroma, add light liquorice, fudge, plum, cherry. Dry, lingering bitter sweet finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Niall73 (1055) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2014
Tap at CBC Clerkenwell ET takeover. Pours super dark brown/black without much head. Aroma is sweet chocolaty, teriyaki with a touch of grass and coffee. Fulling body, medium carbonation. Sticky, boozy, vanilla, cakey, choc, touch of coffee. Lovely balance, a treat. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RuneStumo (2130) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2014
13.02.2014. On tap at Crowbar & Bryggeri. Black colour with tan head. Sweet strong and rich. Very nice with wthis sweet rich malty beers. Not notes of Kahlua, it tastes Kahlua!! Body is strong with lots of alcohol. Tastes very good. The Kahlua flavours comes from espresso and vanilla added to the brew. Very good!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmgreenuk (3587) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 14, 2014
Bottle at the Klooster. Poured a dark mahogany with a big frothy tan head. The aroma is rich roasted malt, molasses, coffee, boozy alcohol, raisins. The flavour is medium bitter / sweet with a rich malt fruit light vanilla palate. Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation. Packed full of flavour and character. A truly amazing beer from beginning to end.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (4871) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2014
On tap at Crowbar, Oslo. Pours pitch black no head. Aroma is strong/deep malty, vanilla and tar. Taste is moderate/heavy thick & sweet, syrupy mouthfeel, plenty of vanilla and roasted coffee, light alcohol bite at the finish, a nice one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zer0 (1125) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2014
Bottle sampled at ’t Klooster, Delft, thanks to sic1314, Pours dark brown to black with a thick beige to brown head. Aroma is nuts, caramel, chocolate, light coffee and vanilla. Huge vanilla! Taste is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter. Full bodied with surprisingly thick texture. Great stuff.


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