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Evil Twin Biscotti Break 8.4%

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RATINGS: 197   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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Editor’s Note: Replaced by Imperial Biscotti Break, which has a separate listing. This first edition was a porter made with espresso, vanilla and toasted almonds for the Beer cruise Rome-Barcelona, June 2011. Brewed at Fanø Bryghus, Denmark, 7.5% ABV. Previous bottled and distributed batches were 8.4% ABV.

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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (15054) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 23, 2012
Draft at Smoke and Barrel. Black, small but thick brown head. Aroma of cocoa powder and burnt espesso. Taste is sweet Hershey’s syrup. Interesting.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (14046) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle, 8.4%. Citric and roasted aroma. Black colour. Small light brown head. The flavour is nicely roasted, coffee with a mild molasses sweetness combined with sweet liquorice. Creamy aftertaste. Tastes a little bland after 250 other ratings.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Pours an opaque black with a brown head. Comes a slow gusher. Sweet vanillaish roasty aroma. Solid body, chewy sweet roasty malts and vanilla and a discreet coffee touch. I don’t really pick up any almonds though. No real bitterness just smooth and delicious throughout. 180212

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (14831) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle, 75cl. A gusher, producing a dense, creamy, dark tan head and a more or less black body. Heavily roasted, coffee and chocolate aroma with some nougat nuttyness and a licorice hint. The flavor is a bit heavy on the roasted and burnt side I think, but it’s still very nice. Licorice and nuts too, but I’l like more hop flavors. Bitterness level ok. Full-bodied and effervescent. Some vanilla towards the end. A really pleasant one, but too heavy on the carbonation, and sort of one tracked. Wouldn’t mind more of it though. 120218

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (12130) - DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle. Almost black with big brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate and coffee. Flavour is roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, little sweet, liquorice, little vanilla, little vinous, hops and medium bitter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (12876) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Black with a dark brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, chocolate and dusty coffee. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and roasted rather bitter finish. Oily. 180212

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice creamy tan head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are vanilla, coffee, roast malt, chocolate and hops. Way too carbonated.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14482) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle @ Fastelavnssmagning 2012, Ulfborg. Gusher. Pours black with a fluffy lively beige head. Nose is ash, mild spice and roast. Vanilla, roast, ashes and coffee. Smooth and full bodied. Tasty.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (22871) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2012
Draught at Fermentoren. Pitch black coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel and dark chocolate with notes of bread. Roasted flavour of dark chocolate with notes of dried fruits and liquorice. Roasted and alcoholic finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29989) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2012
Draft. A pitch black beer with a lazing brown head. The aroma has notes of coffee, spices among them cinnamon, and alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt, caramel, and spices, leading to a dry spicy finish.


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