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Evil Twin Hipster Ale

Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at Two Roads Brewing Company

Style: American Pale Ale
Copenhagen / Brooklyn, Denmark


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RATINGS: 277   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Perhaps you heard of a worldwide beer-movement that tributes favorite hipster neighbourhoods across the globe. First came Istedgade, Copenhagen then Södermalm, Stockholm followed by Williamsburg, New York and Shoreditch, London accompanied by Trastevere, Rome & last El Raval, Barcelona. If you feel excluded because you’re hip but your city is not, this cutting-edge, ‘hip without borders’ pale ale is an homage to you – the global hipster. Cheers!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radzik5555 (190) - Gdynia, POLAND - APR 18, 2014
Puszka 0.33L. Złota, jasne, klarowne przygaszone. Piana bujna biała z kożuchem, zbita, średnio trwała i ładnie znaczy szkło. Aromat: dojrzałe owoce, słodki, melon, liczi, winogrona, w tle pojawia się lekki biszkopt. Smak: mocno chmielowy, grejpfrutowy, żywiczny. Goryczka wysoka żywiczno-grejpfrutowa, długa. Odczucie: ciało średnie, wysycenie średnie-, odpowiednie. Faktura lekko oleista jak to czasem w mocno chmielonych piwach się pojawia od olejków z chmielu - bardzo przyjemna. Znakomite APA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ALLOVATE (2281) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - APR 13, 2014
Chilled and into tulip. The picture of health in the glass. Misty, deep orange that glimmers in the sun. Frothy, two layered off-white foam holds for the length and manages a thick lace. Bold, piney, passionfruit dominated nose that nudges tropical fruits, camphor and nettles, Chenin grapes, vine clippings and soft perfume. Palate is noticeably sweet on first sip with a yeasty, biscuity caramel coming through on the tip and mid-palate. The swallow is assertively bitter but fades rapidly in the finish. Pine-wood and pot pourri linger. Good, firm body with soft carbonation and a viscous, oily back-end. Toasted malt, bitter, blood orange, passionfruit and just a faint hint of burnt matchsticks hide away in there too. Refreshing stuff, but not overly sessionable. It does sit heavy in the stomach. (12fl.Oz, canned on 11/07/13, The Liquor Shed, Jandakot)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
conway (1128) - - APR 10, 2014
Can. Clear medium gold with a huge fluffy white head. Active carbonation and lots of lacing. Aroma is citrus and tropical fruit. Lemon, apricot, pineapple and some wheat-like malt. Apricot shifts up front in the taste with a citrusy finish and solid hop bitterness throughout. Light plasticky funk also persists. Palate is surprisingly creamy with moderate carbonation and a clean finish. Super drinkable and surprisingly complex. Really like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (5556) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 10, 2014
12 ounce can. Pours a clear orange color with a medium white head. The aroma is light biscuit, oranges, lemons. A light beer, more citrus, some earth, caramel, zesty lemon peel, banana esters. Pretty nice. Reminds me a bit of Uinta Cutthroat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (6994) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2014
Keg at Jerntorget Brygghus, Goteborg, 21/03/14. Lightly hazed orange amber with a moderate off white covering. Nose is punchy hops, caramel malt, light spice, big malty wafts, touch of apricot. Taste comprises peach, apricot, jammy citrics, straw, caramel, orange pith. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Solid enough APA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (13177) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 5, 2014
can at home ... golden yellow ... big bubbly white head ... soft floral spicy juicy hop ... soft fruits ... light bitter peel fruits ...peppery finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (2203) - Michigan, USA - MAR 30, 2014
12 ounce can into pint glass, canned on 9/27/2013. Pours lightly hazy/cloudy golden orange color with a 2 finger dense and fluffy white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of tangerine, lemon zest, orange peel, pear, apple, floral, grass, bread, cracker, light caramel, light pine, and floral/grassy earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of citrus/earthy hops and pale malt notes; with solid strength. Taste of tangerine, lemon zest, orange peel, pear, apple, citrus rind, pine, floral, grass, bread, cracker, light caramel, and floral/grassy earthiness. Good amount of earthy pine/floral bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of tangerine, lemon zest, orange peel, pear, apple, citrus rind, pine, floral, grass, bread, light caramel, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice balance and robustness of citrus/earthy hop and pale malt flavors; with a crisp malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, crisp, and moderately sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a light warming present after the finish. Overall this is a nice pale ale. Good balance and robustness of citrus/earthy hops and pale malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thebizbizon (18) - POLAND - MAR 29, 2014
Pale, a little bit hazy colour, medium but inconsistant head. Floral and citrusy, explicit aroma. Dry - which stiffens the bitterness, moderately hoppy. Lively carbonation. Good beer, but not at this cost - for god’s sake.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beholder (44) - Poznań, POLAND - MAR 27, 2014
Appearance: slightly hazy golden / light amber with a medium sized white head. Very nice looking lacing.
Aroma: malty, fruity, notes of citrus. Refreshing, yet a bit too delicate. Was expecting something more intense tbh.
Taste: mostly citrus, resin and grapefruit. Also a bit floral, with some pine notes in the back. Nice malty base. Pineapple finish. Medium, grassy bitterness.
Mouthfeel: medium bodied, soft to medium carbonation.
Overall: Very enjoyable, yet a bit "standard" pale ale I guess. Would be better if the ABV was lower, like 4,5%. Still, worth recommending.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (2469) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 23, 2014
How: Draught.
Where: Jerntorget Brygghus, Stockholm.
Appearance: Amber colour with a small white head.
Aroma: Hops, citrus, floral, perfume, grapefruit, grass.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Caramel, floral, citrus, citrus, fruit, bitter.

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