Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at Two Roads Brewing Company

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen / Brooklyn, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 362   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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New recipe, new label, new year.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
crackedmachine (465) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 15, 2013
$3.99 Connecticut version. Bottled 8/23/13. Pours from the bottle a dark muddy brown, rests in the glass a deep near-black with minimal brown sugar head. Aroma is rich and pleasantly sweet with chocolate, toffee, dried fruit. Flavor is a bit less enticing than the aroma - sweet, roasted dark malt, boozy, hint of smoke. Mild toffee, boozy burn, cinnamon spiciness and lingering bitterness in the finish. A very solid, dangerously drinkable imperial stout, but the flavor is not especially compelling...certainly nothing wrong, but doesn’t stir excitement either.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hackobock (909) - SWEDEN - OCT 13, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget, labeled as Naked lunch in a Copenhagen heavenly resto. Pours very dark brown with a small dense tan head. Aroma has ash, metallic notes, chocolate, light medicinal. Taste is better, smooth chocolate bitterness and caramel sweetness but it has a metallic acidic finish which puts it off a bit. Bad bottle?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrob21 (2352) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Solid drink but lacking much of the complexity and presence of the big guys. A light soy and purple fruit aroma. Viscous mouthfeel with a lot of milk chocolate and a touch of coffee. Alcohol burn on the back end with a bit of spiciness and bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
legion242 (2100) - Richardson, Texas, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Poured a deep black with almost no head. Nose of roasted malts. Tastes rather boozy, as if bba, but in a good way. Perfect nightcap

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeremyh70 (589) - Missouri, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Pours an opaque dark brown with good tan head and lacing. Dark chocolate and dark fruit with some roast in aroma. Bitter chocolate and cocoa with hint of coffee and smoke in taste. Also some alcohol flavor and spiciness with some roast and hop bitterness. Slick mouthfeel with medium/full body and medium carbonation. Solid stout that is on the hoppier side.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
3fourths (7803) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Bottle. Cocoa / milk chocolate-focused malt-driven nose with burnt popcorn husks and a certain malted milk ball powderiness. Chewy, creamy, fudge-y and decadent. Seemingly low sweetness and a fluffy, springy texture of rich chocolate fudge cake or perhaps a bouncy doughnut. Softly effervescent from natural carbonation. Some green / vegetal hop flavor with growing bitterness and noticeable mustiness in the finish. So another better than average beer from the Two Roads brewery. Well executed, and as far as I can tell there’s no adjuncts or flavorings in this beer, so points for that as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (3652) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - OCT 1, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Big chocolate taste. Licorice. Syrup. Sticky and bit beer all around. Very nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shroud0fdoom (150) - Maryland, USA - SEP 28, 2013
*11.2 oz. bottle* Look: Black body with a 1/2 mocha head. Smell: Full creamy molasses, mild bitter coffee, hints of pine oil, mild dough, alcohol, chocolate, oats and spices. Taste: Molasses, cookie dough, burnt malts, sweet chocolate with hints of cocoa, cinnamon spice, hints of bacon? salty, bittersweet finish with a little acidity. Feel: Medium-full body, weird cola like carbonation. Overall: One of the weirdest Imperial Stouts I’ve had. Some parts remind me of Night Stalker some parts of a spiced Danish with bacon. Salty spice flavors and hints of acidity in there as well. This isn’t bad by all means, just different. Some parts of me says "This is world class". Some parts says.. otherwise. This shares a Love/ Hate relation on my taste buds. Thanks for warping my mind again Evil Twin. This Brew is worthy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Foffern (1070) - Bodø, NORWAY - SEP 25, 2013
Bottle shared with (and courtasy of) the brewers of Bådin. Pours a black colour with a small, light brown head. Aroma of coffee, dark chocolate, lactose, some meat and nice roasted malt in the end. The flavour has more roasted malt and is pretty nice. Slick and rich mouth feel, and the bitterness is light. A well-balanced IS with a wonderful roastedness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
UDBeernut (1484) - Near Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 21, 2013
bottled as advertised on 08/23/13, yes the american system and not the euro system 23/08/13.. that makes no sense. pours deep black with a thin tan head that reduces to an oil slick like cap. toffee, roasted malt, light caramel, slight astringency and solid bitterness. body seems a bit thin but otherwise good.

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