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Evil Twin Christmas Eve In a New York City Hotel Room (2010)

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Evil Twin Brewing
Formerly brewed at Brouwerij de Molen

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

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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Knap op og nyd en mørk, massiv og mystisk stout. Føl de cremede dråber flyde helt ud i dine fingerspidser og lune dig så dejligt som mormors hjemmestrikkede tæppe. Mærk de godt 10 procent alkohol dulme dit sind, og pludselig forvandles selv mørke tider til noget rart og mildt.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (3073) - Espoo, FINLAND - FEB 1, 2011
330ml bottle from Bierkompass

Pours black with a massive foamy head. Tastes like a pretty generic De Molen imperial stout with a nice amount of hops and roastiness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (5359) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 1, 2011
330 ml bottle.
Pours a pitch black colour with a large beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, burnt coffee and syrup. Flavour of strong roasted malts. hops, very sweet fruits, raisins and licorice. Full bodied, slick mouthfeel with a mouthdrying and burning alcohol finish. Needs aging I think as the alcohol comes through way too much.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnC (3000) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - JAN 24, 2011
Thanks to anders37 for this beer. Using google translate, the Danish description in English was given as: "Button up and enjoy a dark, massive and mysterious stout. Feel the creamy droplets float right out of your fingertips and warm you as lovely as grandma’s homemade blanket. Feel the good 10 percent alcohol soothe your mind, and suddenly transformed itself dark ages into something nice and mild." This was a gusher when I opened it, but I managed to salvage about half the 33cl bottle. It’s surprisingly light bodied, but has a definite alcohol afterglow. The aroma and nose have some bittersweet chocolate notes and roastiness

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hallinghansen (1737) - Odense S, DENMARK - JAN 23, 2011
Bottle. Black body with a huge light brown head. Aroma is chocolate, dark fruit, coffee, toffee, alcohol notes. Flavor is chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, bourbon, light hops. The alcohol thickles in the mouth. Well carbonated.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Meilby (6416) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 22, 2011
Bottle 330ml @ home
Pours black ruby red with a huge tan head. Aroma has notes of chocolate, coffee, leather, dark fruits and a little hops. Taste is medium sweet, light bitter and has a warming alcohol and coffee finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is fizzy.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (9849) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2011
Black with big and lasting brown head. Far too high carbonation sent it gushing out. Aroma is hard roasted malt, dusty, spicy and light hoppy. It has a dry and rather rough bitter finish with notes of alcohol. 120111

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (4892) - ITALY - JAN 16, 2011
scura schiuma abbondante ma grossolana e non molto persitente naso tostato liquiriza cioccolato al liquore in bocca buon corpo dolcezza iniziale dei malti zucchero di canna bilanciata dalle tostaure e una discreta luppolatura leggero erbaceo

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jazzmaster (22) - DENMARK - JAN 10, 2011
Bottle, 33 cl. Unreadable lable. Crown came off with an almost explosive force, and 1/4 of bottle gushed out. Too much carbonation!! Murky appearance. Aroma is nice dark roasted, chocolate, caramel, dark fruits, bit yeasty. Taste is more rough, good sweetnes and roasted/burnt but too yeasty.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 9, 2011
Bottled. A black beer with a huge lazing dark brown beer. The aroma has strong notes of chocolate, alcohol, and roasted malt. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of chocolate, alcohol, chocolate, and roasted malt, as well as some spices coming late, leading to a very dry finish, where both the alcohol, roasted malt, and hops. The alcohol tickles the palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enjoyit (3086) - Vadum, DENMARK - JAN 9, 2011
Black of color with a nice brown head. An aroma of roasted malt, alcohol, liqurice, weak sweets and dark fruits. A flavor of roasted malt, sweets, liqurice and alcohol.


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