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Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at BrewDog

Style: American Pale Ale
Copenhagen / Brooklyn, Denmark

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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 142   ABV: 4.75%
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Named after an antagonist movie character with a violent temper and a propensity for drooling, furthermore brewed amongst mad-ish Scottish dogs. Nevertheless is this beer far from mad itself. You’ll find it a very pleasant, peaceful and a loyal Pale Ale – woof.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ChainGangGuy (4351) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - OCT 24, 2012
11.2 ounce bottle - $4.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours a hazed, deep copper body with a couple inches of faintly yellowed suds. Little smattering of lace.

Smell: Biscuit tops, slight honeyish, toffee vibe but no promising sweet-scented accents to it. Mild citrus, spice, and woodsy hop notes.

Taste: Mild-toned biscuits with a thin veneer of honey and little incorporated sweetness. Bitter orange peel, slight spiciness, and a faint woodsiness to it. Moderate bitterness. Slight citric quality alongside the bitterness in the light finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light. Medium carbonation.

Overall: Acceptable, fair, so-so -- all adjectives you don’t want coming from a five dollar pale ale.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10777) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 22, 2012
Bottle from Wine & Cheese in Clayton, MO. Pours light copper with a foamy near-white head. Aroma of floral over mild caramel. Med body. Flavor is refreshing floral, light caramel, and something lightly herby. It’s a good beer, but a tad expensive. Finishes mildly bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10455) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 16, 2012
Bottle. Poured deep copper color with a large frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with great lacing. Moderate smooth complex hop aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate balanced bittersweet flavor with a smooth bittersweet finish of average duration. Solid drinkable brew.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NikkTwist (1535) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2012
Draft at Monks. Slightly hazy copper pour with just some wandering foam for a head. Very juicy and very dry. Red plums. Elephant ear mushrooms. Caramel sweetness in the middle but a big floral hop bite to finish. Full and crisp for a nondescript Pale Ale. Hopped up quite a bit. Very nicely blended.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20239) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 28, 2012
Bottled (thanks Kimi!). Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is brutal grass and floral notes. Flavour is grassy, bready, quite dry earthyness. Too hoppy for an APA, too little alcohol for IPA. Yet a very good beer for hopheads (which I am not, sadly).

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerGod (5178) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - SEP 21, 2012
Bottle. Amber pour with a short tan head. Aroma is floral hops, tea leaves light toffee and citrus notes. Taste is citrus and floral hops, tea, faint pine, toffee notes and sweet malt. Body is medium with a soft, creamy carbonation. Ends with more floral hops, toffee, citrus notes, light pine, tea and light spicy hops.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (12458) - Pori, FINLAND - SEP 18, 2012
Bottled 330ml (Bierkompass, no BB)
Clear amber color, small steady off-white head. Aroma of hops, tropical fruits, metal and wet doggie. Light-bodied. Sharp bitterness, fruity hoppyness, waterish palate. Long lingering bitterness in the aftertaste with hints of metal. Quite brewdoggish brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
flip_soeperman (556) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 17, 2012
cereal, floral, citrus, dough, amber, hazy, frothy, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, light body, oily feel, lively. Very crisp clean nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6044) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 16, 2012
(Draught at Bishop’s Arms Folkungagatan, Stockholm, 1 Aug 2012) Pale amber colour with frothy, off-white head. Fruity, malty nose with notes of citrus, toast and grainy malt. Malty, fruity taste with citrus, grainy malt, peaches and a generous spicy bitterness in a dry finish. Medium body, quite dry. Refreshing and tasty. Nice one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strykzone (4813) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 14, 2012
12 ounce bottle. This is well filtered darker golden with a nice beige head. Some lacing. This beer is all about citrus hops. They are big for the style and are bitter. Caramel builds as the beer warms but never equals the hops. A hint of cinnamon. A quality pale ale.


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