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Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at Two Roads Brewing Company

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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 417   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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Shall one compare thee to a fair beer, Not even this perfect porter before thou will do thee justice. Thou art more complex, brave and cunning. Thou have changed more than a brew will ever. Thou may be lil’, but thy mind is greater than words can speak and beer will ever taste.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kbudd19 (653) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 28, 2014
Bottle, beautiful rich black with dark milk chocolate resinous head that slowly fades. Aroma, sweet brown sugar, dark fruit, coffee, smells a lot like the dark horizon beer I just had a week ago, but not as bold and aromatic, pretty nice though. Taste, smooth, velvety mouthfeel, very sweet up front, dark fruits, a bit of hops towards the middle, a dry lingering finish reminiscent a nice dry stout. Nice beer, really ET doesn’t do anything that I don’t like and occasion blows my mind, Cheers!

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
coachd (120) - Missouri, USA - FEB 28, 2014
Very dark brown with a large tan head that never quite goes away. Lots of lacing, appears to be very well crafted. The aroma reveals graham crackers, leather, earthiness, and alcohol. Very strange description, but this is a very complex-scented brew. I could get a different scent note from every whiff. Taste was a little weak. Surprisingly watery up front, roasty and tons of booze in an aftertaste that goes away very quickly. Thin on the palate, easy drinking for how strong it is, but I would like more complexity. Evil Twin can do better; this was not one of my favorite ET selections.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BigDbrews (12) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 28, 2014
Pours a very dark brown brown with a fluffy beige head that quickly fades to a thin ring around the glass. Aroma is chocolate, toffee, and espresso. Flavor is the same as the aroma with a mineral character. A very full rich mouthfeel and finishes with a bitter, dry, espresso like finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Meilby (7904) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 28, 2014
Bottle 330ml @ Sandar Haandverksbryggeri - Brygghuset
Pours pitch black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, caramel, alcohol and licorice. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and light to medium bitter with a long roasted and chocolate finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrewBoxer (2063) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 24, 2014
Draft at the growler NYC. Deep black color with no lace. Smells and taste sweet with chocolate taste. Heavy sweet peer with a nice aftertaste. Decent ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlovakSniper (3244) - Out Of This World, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 19, 2014
Une petite bouteille qui crache un liquide profondément brun. Un anneau de mousse beige foncé s’installe sans cérémonie. Je remarque quelques traces collées sur la paroi de mon verre. Le nez est un mélange appétissant de mélasse, de réglisse et de vanille chocolatée. La bouche est bien bonne, pleine de caramel brûlé, de vanille et de café aromatisé. L’alcool est habilement caché. Le corps me plaît énormément. Sa texture est superbement soyeuse. Son pétillement est doux. En finale, une mélasse chocolatée qui exhibe des notes amères de torréfaction. Facile à boire. Aujourd’hui, il fait 26 degrés à Hollywood et je pense que ce gros porter est parfaitement conçu pour les journées fabuleuses. Boire sous les palmiers, chienne de vie.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (13845) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2014
Bottle, at Sandar. It pours a dark brown body under a small, dense light tan head. The aroma has salty licorice, roasted malts and a touch of coffee. Dark chocolate too. The flavor is sweet, with licorice, roasted malts, coffee hints, dark chocolate and a warning alcohol touch. Full body and a soft carbonation, lightly oily. Lasting roasted finish. Pretty lovely this one, but a bit boozy. 140216

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonno (2345) - JAPAN - FEB 16, 2014
Strong, very smooth body, hides ABV well. Burnt wood and blackcurrant, dark chocolate. Not overly sweet but missing a strong roast component to balance out the malts. Still very enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hershiser2 (1228) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 10, 2014
$3.80 Bottle, Wine Warehouse, CHO. Pours black & slightly thick, inch of dark brown head. Smells of chocolates. Tastes of chocolates, coffee, metal, and coffee beans. Nice and thick. Would be great without the metallic taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
danielyabu (1201) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - FEB 9, 2014
average frothy light brown head. fair lacing. fully diminishing. flat thick black body. aroma: heavy malty, dark chocolate, mild coffee, raisin. if: moderate sweet light bitter. ff: moderate sweet bitter; long duration. palate: medium full body, oily texture, lively carbonation, metallic heavy alcoholic finish.R$21,30; sabor frutas secas, Porter mais complexa que já provei, geralmente são aguadas, tradicional e forte presença de café no paladar, dulçor de chocolate. Presença alcoolca lembra whisky. Forte, mas não esconde as nuances. 200 s


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