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Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at Westbrook Brewing

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

bottled
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common

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RATINGS: 585   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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The Roman Empire had a certain “je ne sais quoi” festive food culture, extravagant architecture and spectacular live entertainment. Some might argue the Emperors were brutal, mad and hungry for power, and the people vain when taking baths and working out all day. Listen – that’s still all part of the secret Imperial ingredient – keep it cool, clean, confident, arrogant and flamboyant. Forza Imperiale.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sherm1016 (1141) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 8, 2012
22oz bottle, purchased at Discount Liquor Milwaukee. Pours a think, jet black color with a dark tan head. Aroma is nutty, roasty, dark chocolate. Heavy on the palate with soft, light carbonation. Flavor is sweet, tons of dark chocolate, some bitter coffee, roasted malt, with a sweet, chocolate finish that lingers for a while. Very tasty. Lives up to the hype.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rrauth (1190) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 8, 2012
Draft. Holy cow this is rich. I feel like its a liquid meal. More chocolate than coffee. Really sweet. I'm shocked actually. It's a dessert beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SphinxTX (2876) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - OCT 6, 2012
Bottle thanks to ericandersnavy. Pours black with thick, creamy chocolate covered head. Aroma of cocoa, bakers chocolate, coffee and malty. Flavor is very much the same with a pleasant dark chocolate bitter. Heavy mouthfeel with low carbonation. Overall,.good shit!!!!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - OCT 5, 2012
An imperial version of an 8.4% original? Wow. Sloppy seconds from TURDFERGUSON. Thick, oily black pour with a tan head. Nose is big coffee, toasted nuts, vanilla, and chocolate. Flavor is sweet. Palate is super rich. Great beer.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
HighWine (951) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - OCT 2, 2012
Bottle I've been saving to share but decided to open tonight. Very glad i did! Dense, viscous black pour with an orange-brown head. Aroma of coffee and licorice. Taste is big time coffee and dark chocolate. This is so good. Well balanced and blended flavored. Slippery in the mouth. Roasted coffee flavored linger. I just had a KBS this weekend and I would rather drink this. FT KBS ISO Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Stout! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Damico (2569) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2012
Pours thick black oil with a rich caramel colored head that dissipates quickly. The amazing aroma brings sweet brown sugat, coffee, and creamy malty roasted notes. The flavor brings coffee and weet roasted malts on a thick but perfect body.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (4913) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 24, 2012
Sampled at an esbls tasting. Black but a little thin looking. So much rich malts are smelled. Huge malts are tasted. Musty and dusty as well as all of that malt. Good stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TURDFERGUSON (3951) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - SEP 24, 2012
Bottle. Big, thick black pour with a medium sized tan head, pretty nice webby lace. Nose is big coffee, vanilla, almond extract, hazelnuts, lots of chocolate. Flavor is a bit too sweet for me, the sweet vanilla and almond flavors are very strong, and the coffee is strong and nice but plays second fiddle to the sweeter biscotti type flavors. Definitely a well made beer and much better than the regular BB. Hard for me to drink more than 5-6 ounces at a time. So rich.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
joeneugs (3208) - Livermore, California, USA - SEP 19, 2012
22 oz bottle. It pours very dark brown with a brown head. The aroma is heavy on dark chocolate with some cinnamon and graham cracker. The flavor is extremely rich and chocolaty with some sweet raisin, graham cracker and cinnamon. Heavy roasted malt and a lightly ashy finish. Really great. Super tasty sipper that’s aptly named.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle poured into glass. Dark black pour, thick and slightly oily. Aroma has sweet hints of chocolate, cocoa, coffee bean and slight vanilla. Flavor is more geared towards the coffee flavor but the chocolate definitely dominates the back end. Very stellar!


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