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Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break Bourbon Barrel Aged

Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at Westbrook Brewing

Style: Imperial/Strong Porter
Copenhagen / Brooklyn, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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Imperial Biscotti Break aged on Bourbon barrels for 9 months.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Westmeister (1699) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 15, 2014
July 1st Sunday. Never pulled the trigger on this one as it was a bit pricey, but it would have been close to being worth it. Vanilla, chocolate, bourbon, coconut, roasted malts, molasses. Big, thick, decadent. As much as I think I couldn’t drink the entire bottle of these monster’s by myself, I continue to rate highly because the initial eye opener the flavors deserves respect.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
markextrae (887) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 12, 2014
bottle in a trade thanks a lot to NHbeerguy for sending me this threat! shared it with 2 friends. poured pitch black with a nice small mocha coloured head. the smell kicks you from your chair. lot of sweet chocolate, vanilla, hazlenuts, roasted nuts, strong bourbon barrel notice! taste kicks in with sweet chocolate, vanilla, bourbon, nuts, caramel, almonds, thick mouthfeel, some cinnamon, biscuits, boy this stuff is so taste! it’s even more smooth as the regular biscotti break! wow just one phenomenal beer! incredible smooth and complex! one of the smoothest and best things my palate has ever tasted!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jrob21 (2480) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 7, 2014
First Sunday. Great balance and good sweetness. Smooth caramel and chocolate flavors. Smooth caramel with a touch of vanilla in the aroma. Complex and really good. Everything comes together well and combines in a meld of rich delicious flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (10640) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle @ RBSG 2014 Grand Tasting. Black pour with a small tan head. Some graham cracker, fudge, and bourbon. Decent vanilla and lots of roasted malt...a bit of ash. Maybe some burnt sugar, decent coffee. Flavor has lots of sweet sugar, bourbon, and vanilla. Some graham cracker, dark chocolate, and fudge. Good roasted malt and coffee bitterness. Subtle oak/char. Not sure it’s an improvement on the original.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (3341) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUN 28, 2014
22 ounce bottle. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of malt, bourbon, and chocolate. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, and some coffee. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wisdomsolo (398) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUN 8, 2014
This is the best of the Evil Twin’s I’ve had. Really nice flavor and smoothness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fluffy (1497) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUN 8, 2014
of all the biscotti(or even donut) breaks, this is easily the best. the barrel aging really rounds out the flavor here.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (6505) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a dark brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of bourbon with lots of roasted malts, dark brains and a bit of biscotti sweetness. Flavor has much more sweetness with lots of biscotti, vanilla and bourbon with a strong back bone of dark grains and roasted malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheBeerGod (5177) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Bottle. Black pour with a very short tan head. Lots of vanilla and chocolate in the nose along with toasted coconut, caramel, candy, roasted malt, dark fruit and booze. Taste is roasted malt, big vanilla, molasses, chocolate candy, coffee notes, caramel, booze and hints of dark fruit. Body is full and chewy with some syrupy notes and a very dense carbonation. Slightly warming and sticky as well. Ends with more dark chocolate and vanilla, booze, roasted malt, espresso, hints of dark fruit and burnt caramel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Bule (700) - California, USA - MAY 17, 2014
22oz bottle pours a thick black color with a bit if fine brown head. Lots of fine bubbles coming to the top. Mild bourbon aroma and flavor. Viscous. Bit of vanilla. Mild bitterness at the end.

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