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Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at Two Roads Brewing Company

Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Copenhagen / Brooklyn, Denmark
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 491   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
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English: Did you like Before During and after Christmas? Maybe thought it pored brilliantly, the alcohol was admirable well hidden and you loved how the arrogant amount of hops numbed you. This beer will knock your tongue off, essentially due to the obscure amount of hops that went down this explosive fella – it’s a tour de force in hoppyness and by far the craziest beer ever made from Evil Twin – but not the last.


3.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gnomungus (55) - - JUL 13, 2014
Ripe, fruity smell. There’s an intense, resinous body full of light brown sugar that gets walloped, as promised, by a numbing quantity of hops. A bit too much for me.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
martjoobolut (793) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 13, 2014
0,33L bottle. Pours amber with off-white head. The head stays. Aroma is sweet, tropical fruits, caramel, and strawberries. Taste is sweet, strawberries, pine, caramel, some bitterness and alcohol. Finish is long pine bitter. Overall: great brew.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewTom (273) - - JUL 12, 2014
Strong & sweet with plenty of hops to balance it off. Caramel, pine & wood flow over the tongue. Despite the intense taste, this beer does not taste like 13%. Rated by BrewTom

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Berard (309) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours murky orange with thin white head that dissipates. Mild carbonation and hop aroma. Much more of a hop forward flavor than the aroma would indicate. Some complexity with cherry pine flavor. A bit boozy. Reminds me of dfh120. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christopsy (106) - SCOTLAND - JUL 11, 2014
On tap at BrewDog Dundee. Pours copper with a nice creamy white head. Body was thick and full. Smells of fruit and a malty sweetness. Tastes, well amazing. So complex, fruity, sweet, and even citus. I was blown away!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
merc7186 (2149) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Aroma: Big Tropical, Citrus Notes, Onions, Bready Malts Appearance: Orangish/Golden Straw Hue, Passes Some Light, Thin White Head Ring, Mild Lacing Taste: Pineapple, Mango, Bready Malts Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Semi Sweet, Mildly Drying

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zach8270 (3502) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUL 3, 2014
(bottle - 12 oz) Copper pour with a thin white head. Big citrus aroma with some very light hops underneath. Big malt bomb flavor with almost no bitterness whatsoever. Lots of citrus.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bacterial (1617) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Nice clear amber pour with a white head. Big hops and a big malt character. Reminiscent of a hoppy barley wine, but somehow more drinkable. Alcohol is hardly noticeable. Really nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CacheManyHose (199) - HONG KONG - JUL 2, 2014
From Craftissimo. Orangey amber with small watery white head. Smells quite sweet at first - malt, pineapple and orange. Floral hop in background. Bit of spice, alcohol, vegetal mustiness. Tastes hugely, hugely hoppy (herbal, bitter) but quite spicy and malty/sweet too. Body is medium-full with a nice big oiliness. Hard to fault a beer for being too big when it's this balanced and ambitious, but as impressive as this is, the hoppiness (so overwhelming it's minty/vegetal) is too much for me.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HKdIPA (258) - HONG KONG - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle from Craftissimo at home. Hazy deep amber pour - nice. Aroma is really appealing - big juicy grapefruit and pineapple; the high alcohol is apparent too. Taste is hops explosion - the sort of vegetal taste that seems to come from very high alcohol/big DIPAs. More balanced in this but still wish it didn't have that herbaceous tinge. Very sweet and malty finish with a lasting booziness.


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