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Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at Westbrook Brewing

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

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RATINGS: 188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   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.


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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Roonai (245) - - SEP 9, 2011
On tap at hangers and lace in wicker park as park of a six pac and wow did I save the best for last! Pour is near black with a brown head that dissipated to the edges. Nose is an awesome mix of caramel vanilla chocolate and coffee complex and balanced. Taste has similar notes but subtle so not flying or overwhelming. Well balanced and delicious!


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerFunGuy (611) - California, USA - JUN 20, 2014
This rich black beer has an amazing sweet coffee ice cream aroma. It has flavors if coffee and chocolate. It starts of really mild and develops into a more complex flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
trapped (715) - New York City, TURKEY - JUN 18, 2014
Drought at Torst. Very dark brown with creamy tan head, vamilla and coffee aroma, tastes like a vanilla-coffee ice cream, low carbonation, thick body, long finish. Great brew!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
revolution2718 (209) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Pours a thick jet black with a half finger of tan head. Nose is booze, roast, chocolate, nutty, dark fruits. Taste is roasty, chocolate, a bit milky, a bit nutty, some coffee on the finish. Mouthfeel is super creamy, really good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Enjoyit (3448) - Vadum, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2014
Black of color with a brown creamy head. An aroma of coffee, melasse and grass. A flavor of roasted malt, sweets and chocolate. Gooser beer :(

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RLiddell (44) - Valrico, Florida, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Shared bottle on May 17th. Pours opaque with a fluffy tan two finger head. Nose reminds me of the Biscotti spread that your spread on sweet crackers. Chocolate, almonds and some hints of coffee and dark fruits. The taste is amazing,following the nose and having a viscous mouth feel. Hope that I can find this again!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pentaz (1222) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle, BB 2015 - gusher! Pours black with a lasting and lacing huge creamy thick brown head. Aroma is sweet, vanilla, dark chocolate, roasted malt, earthy coffee, sweet dark fruit, burnt malt and milky. Taste is moderate+ sweet and moderate bitter. Body is medium, texture is smooth, carbonation is moderate. Mid palate is rather dark-fruity sweet but finishes balanced and roasted.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlackerMads (1429) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle. Huge gusher that brings back memories of PHAT porter. Black with a huge frothy dirty light brown head. Roasted malt, coffee, vanilla, light fruity, dates, . Medium body, oily/sticky texture, medium carbonation, medium sweet with some malty bitterness. Perhaps a bit syrupy, but I like it ok.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
StoutHead (605) - DENMARK - MAY 7, 2014
On tap. Pours a black color with a one-finger fine beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and chocolate. Taste of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, dark sugar, vanilla and a touch of soy. Aftertaste is roasted and a bit bitter. Full oily body and softly carbonated. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttroha (237) - Georgia, USA - APR 26, 2014
Bottle from Highland Package. Dark black with white head. Aroma of yeast and cherries. Taste of sweet cherries and hops. Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
esox (1026) - Oulu, FINLAND - APR 25, 2014
Bottled. Black beer, thin dark beige head. Intense, dark chocolate nose, perfumy notes, dark caramel, vanilla. Sweet, heavy, dark chocolatey flavor. Sweet, more like a dessert. Creamy,full bodied, low carbonation.


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