Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at Westbrook Brewing

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen / Brooklyn, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 575   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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Sleuthdogg's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sleuthdogg (31) - Illinois, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Appearance: Poured with not head to speak of. Head could be forced by a vigorous swirl of the glass. This is pitch black and as I poured it the guys in the room all said "wow" because of the viscosity and the complete blackness. Smell: Coffee and a dark chocolate with molasses. There is some toasted notes also. There is a bitter coffee ground smell, too. Taste: This is like drinking a chocolate brownie! Coffee and sweet molasses show up and something that makes my pucker. Mouthfeel: This is one chewy beer. I feel like I need to chew instead of just swallow when I drink this one. It coates every corner of my mouth with thickness that lingers between sips. No carbonation on this at all. Overall: This is definitaly a beer that must be shared IMO because of how big it is. Although I did enjoy this it is one that is very bold and a HUGE beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (3473) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle thanks to Kevin. Pours a dark brown with beige head that lasts. The aroma is strong roast, chocolate, wood and vanilla. Thick mouthfeel with sweet vanilla, dark chocolate, light roast finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (8300) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle. 6/16/14. Pours a dark brown color with a thin frothy brown head. Good head retention. Aroma of chocolate donuts and vanilla. The taste is chocolate donuts, dark fruits, vanilla. Medium bodied, low carbonation, lingering tartness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rdixon77 (662) - Georgia, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Nice...like a cookie beer. Thick black pour. Aroma of vanilla and caramel. Taste had more milk chocolate flavor but a nice malty and toffee backbone. Plenty of booze in there too. Heavy mouthfeel...great stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lightbias (77) - USA - AUG 14, 2014
I open the bottle and pour a toasty-chocolate, thick, dark liquid into my glass and my nose follows a heavy vanilla accent in after it. The head, soft and dark, is speckled with even darker accents; the foam is almost insignificant and definitely short-lived. The creamy texture of this beer warrants a thought of dessert, but I could imagine pairing this with a tender lightly seasoned pork loin or a cool bowl of soft ice cream. The feel is a light carbonation, not as silky as it pours, but it definitely plays over your tongue. Boozy, but not overwhelming, and an experience I’ll look for again!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
eruizgarcia (196) - - AUG 13, 2014
Sweet, creamy and decadent. Easy to drink yet very boozy. Strong caramel and chocolate throughout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beertholomeus (754) - California, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Pours black with a tan head. Chocolate, roasted malt, toffee, biscuit, soy sauce and coffee aroma and flavors. Full body and average carbonation. Slightly sweet with a chocolate and roasted malt finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Murano (9) - - AUG 11, 2014 does not count
If I had to sum this beer up in a phrase, I would say, "Like sipping a dark chocolate coffee malt." The coffee notes come most strongly at the end. The mouthfeel was smooth as silk. This beer would go well with the beach, or the episode of I Love Lucy with the chocolates, or served at a 50s-themed diner (for obvious reasons). I should add that the bottle says it is an Imperial Stout, not an Imperial Porter, which is how ratebeer has labeled it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mora2000 (5650) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Dark brown pour with a tan head. The aroma is full of chocolate and caramel malt with some cream notes. The flavor has some milky chocolate notes as well as some brown sugar and cream. Thick mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrChopin (3258) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 3, 2014
[ Tap ][ 4oz ][ @Max’s ][ $3 ][ Mini Weizen-glass ][ 7/23/14 ]
Hazy sepia, thin cream head drops to oil wisps. Roast and soft cookie nose, incredible balance with high attenuation, lightest anise elements. Flavor a clear step down, boozy tar early with hot medicinal across mid, cloying anise chocolate as a result. High sweetness through the sticky finish, light ash astringency before the cookie returns to soften it. European impy tar, lightly astringent and hot, unfortunate given the balance in the nose.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
CpyNPrnT (358) - Indiana, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Aroma of lots of biscuits and toffee. Taste is toffee, almonds and other nuts, biscuity malt, nice alcohol warming, very good!

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