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Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at Westbrook Brewing

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

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RATINGS: 447   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Few times in the history of craft beer it has happened that a highly praised beer rises beyond mortal stardom into a higher godly league. Usually the recipe to make such heavenly drops is thick fudge-like body, pitch black color, amazingly overwhelming aromas of chocolate, coffee, dark fruits and muscovado sugar, obviously only made in limited amounts and most crucial of all – it must taste rare!


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mabband (66) - Sønderborg, - NOV 23, 2012
Mørk sort øl. Duft af mørke frugter og vanilje. Lækker stout. Smager af blomme og chokolade. God eftersmag.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jonnyguns (875) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle from mane liquor. Pours as black as black can be with a wickedly dark tan head. Nose shows dark chocolate, cocoa, roasted coffee and some vanilla. Taste is creamy chocolate, espresso, vanilla and a slight smokiness. Wow goes down incredibly smooth, can hardly taste the booze at all! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
markextrae (854) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2014
Shared bomber bottle with a friend. Poured dark Black with a fluffy mocha head. Bakers chocolate, caramel, roasted malts, plums, bitter aftertaste, hazlenuts, bitter espresso, smooth mouthfeel. Really a must try beer!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drfabulous (3824) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUL 1, 2014
22 ounce bottle. Big black pour with tan head. Creamy chocolate goodness. Lots of cocoa and some brown sugar. Awesome.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wvhoran (71) - Tasmania, AUSTRALIA - JUN 30, 2014
Bottle, Frenchman’s Cap with James and James. Totally black with a roasty-looking dark brown head. The aroma is heavy roast malts, dark chocolate, fruity (prunes, dates) and soy sauce. The flavour is sweet initially with molasses, dark dark chocolate, roast malts, a thick and oily mouthfeel. Molasses bomb. A salty bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JBPortland (625) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUN 27, 2014
22oz bottle pours dark oil black with a finger of tan head. Nose is boozy, brownie batter, chocolate, dark fruit, coffee. Nice creamy mouthfeel but just a hair thin on the back end. Taste is sweet rich viscous bitter chocolate, roasty coffee, hershey syrup, double fudge brownie, booze. Finish is sweet chocolate syrup, coffee, cake, boozy, sticky.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cbfobes (2269) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 15, 2014
On tap at O’riley & Conways, pours pitch black with a thick brown head and lacing in the glass, aroma is really sweet with a big kick of chocolate and a hint of smoke as well, the flavor has a big chocolate front end with a really sweet finish, the 12% is pretty well hidden, big beer

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (4536) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 13, 2014
10oz pour at Bier Baron pours a murky black with some creamy beige head. Nose has a lot of licorice, heavy malt, dark brown sugar, molasses, booze, dark cane sugar. Flavor is super boozy, molasses, burnt brown sugar, some peat, a little woody, minty too, cracker, toast. Sticky, full bodied heavy finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bule (690) - California, USA - JUN 8, 2014
On tap at Beercraft. Pours a thick black color with some dark brown head. Burnt toffee flavor from start to finish. Mild sweetness. The burnt flavor lingers afterward.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rbrazell (1570) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Draft at Edmunds Oast. Pitch black oil pour with a thick brown head. Goddamn, that smells nice. Big fudgy chocolate, roasted malts, devils food cake, with touches of earth and coffee. Flavor is very similar with a very thick chewy body. Reminds me of Marshal Zhukov a lot with less radon and smoke and just a touch less thick. Still fucking great.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
suprchunk (2029) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Black pour. Small tan head. Little bit of lacing. Chocolate and coffee with some molasses in the nose. A slight peat in the mouth with the aromas appearing in taste. Sweet creamy finish.


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