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Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at Two Roads Brewing Company

Style: Amber Ale
Copenhagen / Brooklyn, Denmark

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RATINGS: 240   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   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 Ølbutikken in Copenhagen and drowned thousands of precious beer – Hop Flood is a bitter tribute to the heroic bottles that didn’t make it.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wlajwl (3745) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Aroma is strong tropical fruit/kiwi, mild/medium sweetness and spices. The flavor is spicy yeast, tropical fruit, citrus, mild grapefruit/hop resin notes, malts, mild sweetness/sugar and a tangy/slightly sweet finish. One of the better Evil Twin offerings I’ve had.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (9747) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 7, 2013
A murky dark amber ale with a thin brown head. In aroma, a nice biscuit malt with light vinous notes, close to a barley wine, with musky floral hops, very nice. In mouth, a sweet caramel vinous malt with grassy and floral hops, light orange pulp and mint...veering into barley wine territory, with nice treacles.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheHOFF43 (1725) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Bottle shared by adnielsen. Pours a cloudy dirty red. Caramel shines through for sure, some hops as well. Sweeter than anticipated, decent hops on the tongue.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TwoSipDip (8894) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Bottle in Minneapolis picked up in KC. Pours a bit hazy reddish brown appearance with a brown head. Chocolate, light caramel, somewhat piney, fairly spicy, decently fresh aroma. A little chewy, toffee, brown sugar, caramel, somewhat piney/woody hoppy flavor. Not super fresh but not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Itzjerm (1140) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - JUN 7, 2013
A very hoppy amber. Okay very malty. Not sweet ends. It's ok Nothing special. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
coldbrewky (1418) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Bottle supplied by UDBeernut in not so surprising visit. Barleywine nose. Body of Newt. Malt malt hops. Elastic body. Mellow and understated. Make me wanna dance like Art.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UDBeernut (1598) - Near Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Bottle split with some doucher. Pours amber with a supple tan head. Nose is of major malt, caramel, slight nod to pine. Taste follows this mold with a body that is full. To me, this, is a beer that is like SN Bigfoot Light.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10482) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2013
Bottle at Borefts 2012 - Bodegraven. Pours cloudy amber with a creamy beige head. Rich pine and caramel in the nose. Big sweet flavor with sticky, piney hops, ripe fruit, dry caramel. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Sturdy resinous finish with loads more pine, ripe berries, further caramel. Pretty nice amber ale.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niko100 (1924) - Illinois, USA - MAY 15, 2013
Dark amber/cider color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of toasted caramel malt, pine hops, & citrus; Flavor of slight roasted malt, caramel, spicy hops, some fruit, and citrus; Finish is fairly bitter; Nicely balanced; Pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
50belair (2145) - Florida, USA - MAY 9, 2013
Bottle. Amber pour with a white head. Unbalanced with bitter medicinal hops running the show. Decent body and carbonation. A little on the dry and in my opinion in need of a more substantial malt backbone.


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