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Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at Two Roads Brewing Company

Style: Amber Ale
Copenhagen / Brooklyn, Denmark

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RATINGS: 289   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
On a beautiful summer night in July while peaceful Danes rocked at Roskilde Festival and sipped wine in their picturesque summer retreats, an apocalyptic tidal surge flooded the famous Řlbutikken in Copenhagen and drowned thousands of precious beer – Hop Flood is a bitter tribute to the heroic bottles that didn’t make it.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drsordr (1122) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - APR 4, 2014
Bottle pour dark amber brown with lots of floaters. Nose light citrus and lots of caramel malt. Slight vegetal. Taste bitter up front, followed by minerality and malt. Mostly caramel and toffee. Hops only coming through in bitterness. Maybe a bad sample, not very enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scrapersnbeer (1490) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 2, 2014
Very strong grapefruit aroma, dirty malt underneath. Stained deck lumber brown. Sharp bitter flavor with a resinous bathed, semi-sweet malt contrast. Like a much lighter version of the black IPA’s flavor wise. A little sticky, not too carbonated, but very dry finish. The most bitter amber ale I can remember.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leafs93 (1696) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Pours burnt orange with a medium off white head. Aroma is citrus, resin and a touch of caramel. Taste is bittersweet with a sticky finish, more of the malts come through on taste then aroma. Medium bodied with lingering bitters.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
unclemike (2274) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Deep golden color, hazy, with a huge white head, lasting well. Fresh very hoppy fruity pine aroma. Good mouthfeel. Flavour is fresh and hoppy, fruity, piney, dry and bitter. Well lasting dry bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
OPIE788 (336) - Ohio, USA - MAR 19, 2014
Bottle. Dark amber color with a lasting tan head. Bright floral hop aroma. Nice floral hop flavor up front with a slight malt backbone and a bitter hop finish. Really nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (3328) - Livermore, California, USA - MAR 14, 2014
12 oz. bottle just short of 4 weeks from the bottle date. Cold stored. It pours a dark amber red color with a tall, orange head. The aroma is full with dark maltiness, subtle brown sugar, pine, floral hops and mild pineapple. The flavor is very hop forward and bitter with pine and dank with strong, almost inky bitterness and enough malt sweetness to back it up. The subtle hop fruitiness melds well with the sweet, fruity malt. The finish is a bit too punishingly bitter for my tastes, but otherwise this is a fine amber that packs a big punch.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BOSSbrewer (1695) - Arkansas, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Pours a clear amber with three fingers of fluffy off white head. Aroma is grapefruit and pine. Flavor is hoppy bitterness. Caramel. Balanced. Medium bodied. Nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OldGrowth (2707) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - FEB 28, 2014
Sniffer at triangle wine. Good aroma grapefruit and dark roasted grain. Dark orangy brown color. Ok head and lace. Bitter flavor. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel bitter finish. Very nice big bitter brown.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alliance100 (716) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Draft at Graydons Crossing - pours a deep copper , huge resinous aromas , very very unbalanced bitterness . Not really a fan . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EtTuCthulhu (1077) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - FEB 17, 2014
The appearance has an opaque brown color with a large off-white head, and the aroma blends floral, resin, and piney hops with caramel malts. The taste is mildly bitter, mildly sour, and a touch sweet, and the palate fuses a sticky texture, medium body, average carbonation, and a long, slightly bitter finish.


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