Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at Westbrook Brewing

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


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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Much has been said about the Danes. Like they seem reserved at first and are obsessed with bikes, food, and ’hygge’ - Danes are always on time, they appear liberal yet traditional and leave their babies outside in prams while they shop. We at Evil Twin Brewing teamed up with fellow Dane at Chocopologie and decided to set the story straight with a Chocolate Stout infused with smoked chestnuts and even more Denmark. The punctual aromas, comfortable taste and liberating body will make you feel like one of the happiest people on earth.

jbeatty's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbeatty (942) - New York, USA - DEC 19, 2013
Bottle from Whole Foods Tribeca location, 12/19/2013. Pours jet black, creamy light tan head rests on the surface, decent lacing around the glass. Aroma is nutty roast, mild smoke with rich earthy dark chocolate, hint of dark fruits, powdered chocolate. Taste is dark chocolate, mild sweetness , cocoa blending with deep roast in a long bitter finish. Medium, silky body, smooth. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfroms (58) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - APR 10, 2014
Bottle from Bowery Whole Foods. Pours an espresso-y shade of brown with effervescent tan head that quickly subsides. Aroma is bacon-y smoke, miso, bitter chocolate, porcini mushroom. Straightforward, bold, and pleasant. Taste is melted Valrhona chocolate, chocolate-covered cherry, espresso, prunes, and mouth-drying bitterness. Body is slightly light. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Desverger (1272) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 6, 2014
Bottle - pours dark brown to black with thin tan head. Roasted malty, chocolate, caramel, toffee nutty, marmite, light burned notes, great mouthfeel, beautiful.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 6, 2014
Bottled. A black beer with with a lazing brown head. The aroma has notes of chocolate, roasted malt, alcohol, an droasted malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of alcohol, dark chocolate, roasted malt, and a bit of vanilla, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 6, 2014
22 fl oz bottle. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is dark roasted malty and breadish. Dense dark chocolate. Bitter, rich chocolate, subdued sweetness. Nice roasted base. Lingering solid chocolate into the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (4522) - Ohio, USA - MAR 3, 2014
Bottle sample at RBWG. Pours a dark brown to black in color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malts, chocolate, some earthy and mineral notes. A slight nutty character. This is my least favorite of the Even More beers from these guys.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (5863) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Bottle shared at RBWG. Pours a deep brown with a small beige ring for a head. Notes of roasted malts, dark chocolate, toasted nuts, tobacco, earth, and a bit of earth. Medium-full bodied, with moderate carbonation and a rich, robust mouthfeel. Decent imperial stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GT2 (7863) - Carlsbad, California, USA - FEB 24, 2014
[ Bottle ][ RBWG Asheville Grand Tasting ][ 22oz ][ Globe ][ Free ][ 2/8/14 ]
>> Ink pour with mocha foam. Nose is rich dark chocolate bar, melted down Almond Joy, cocoa nibs, powerful insane chocolate, decadent. Taste is roasty, bitter unsweetened chocolate bar, crunchy cocoa nibs, fully decadent. Essentially melted chocolate the beer. Can dig this one. Not too sweet. Like ST Choklat done correctly.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrChopin (2927) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 19, 2014
dark sepia, murky tan ring. heavy roast nose, light chocolate, moderate paint thinner heat. More heat in flavor, with chocolate rule front palate, bit of paper, thin and sticky through the sugary end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (5958) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Bottle at the RBWG 2014 grand tasting, thanks! Pours a dark brown with a brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a bit of smokiness with dark grains and dark fruits. Flavor has a bit of smoke, roasted malts, dark grains and a hint of nuttiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (1705) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2014
RBWG Winter Gathering, Asheville, courtesy of someone. Pours a black color with white head. Roasty, chocolate, cardboard flavors. Eh, a bit of age.

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