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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: 355   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   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 Ė itís a tour de force in hoppyness and by far the craziest beer ever made from Evil Twin Ė but not the last.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alliance100 (364) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 12, 2013
12 oz bottle - pours a transparent orange with thin white head . Big citrus aromas with faint caramel . Big juicy bitter hop punch with a good amount of malty sweetness . A bruiser of a beer but pretty dam good . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MadRobin (1692) - Silver Spring, USA - APR 13, 2014
On tap at Whole Foods in Market Square in Fairfax, VA. Hazy, reddish copper-orange with a khaki head and good lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, pineapple, mango and dank caramel. Taste of tropical fruit, alcohol, pineapple, big citrus, more fruit and even a hint of chocolate. Medium/full body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dogfish120love (880) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - APR 10, 2014
UPDATED: APR 12, 2014 Pours orange with a white lacing. The aroma consists of creamscicle, orange, grapefruit and alcohol.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
titvs (15) - PORTUGAL - APR 10, 2014
Review according to BJCP2008 guidelines (style 14C). AROMA: very intense hop aroma, with floral, grassy and some resinous notes. Sweetness from malt in the background and some dried grape notes. Alcohol aroma masked by the hops. APPEARANCE: deep golden amber with orange tint. Medium head retention with ivory color. A bit of haze presente maybe due to un-filtered dry-hopping. TASTE: strong hop flavour with floral notes and very high bitterness Sweet malty flavour that balances the hop bitterness. Low fruitiness flavors to dried grapes. A very long and lingering bitterness in the aftertaste. PALATE: smooth medium body with no astringency with moderate carbonation. OVERALL: a very intense Imperial IPA with complex aromas and balanced. Recommended, but not for everyone.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
islay (887) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 9, 2014
Pour from a 12 oz. bottle. Consumed on 4-7-14. Scents of apricot, pine, caramel, yellow plum, and paprika. Alcohol is noticeable in the smell. Otherwise, the aroma is not as powerful as I expected. It smells like a single IPA in terms of the hops content. Pours a mostly clear, deep gold with some suspended particulate. Small amount of beige head. Excessively sweet taste: Marshmallow, ice wine. Spicy hoppiness and dry finish. Definitely the sweetness dominates the dryness in the flavor. Dry aftertaste. Full body; drinks slowly; filling. Heat in the throat from the alcohol. Oily and somewhat lively in the palate. Too filling and just too much overall palate-wise. Molotov Cocktail rises up, passes the point of quality, and descends into being not very good. Itís not awful, but itís also not enjoyable.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dohny (134) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 7, 2014
Poured from bottle. Hazy orange color with white head. Aroma; citrusy and flowery hop aroms, fruity. Full body, moderate carbonation. Sweet in beginning, followed by bitterness in aftertaste. Some soapy tones in flavor.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gurthnar (1227) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 5, 2014
Bottle. Aroma resiny, citrus fruits, orange peel. Orangeish golden colour. Taste is very sweet up front, orange citrusy, with candy and caramel. High bitterness, the hops does not hide anywhere. Warm alcohol in the finish. Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fajry (102) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 5, 2014
Flaska. Tmava oranzova krasna farba. Vona ovocna, alkohol prilis vyraza a citit vonu travy. Chut vyrazny alkohol, citrusove tony, horky karamel.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (3777) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 5, 2014
Bottle. Dark amber color with medium white head. Malty, hoppy aroma. Nice malty base followed by huge portion of fruity hops with grapefruit, oranges, tangerines, orange zest, alcohol. Tasty.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MisoW (778) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 5, 2014
Bottle at Behind the hills beer tasting 2014. Pours amber color, white head. Aroma is hoppy, grapefruit, pineapple, orange, tangerines. Taste is sweet, hoppy, grapefruit, orange, tangerines, bitter, alcohol visible. In general very nice beer, bittersweet finish of tangerines.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nsanders (423) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - APR 4, 2014
Tap at Pizza Luce. Orange with a thin off-white skin on top. Peaches, honey, alcohol, fruity and soapy hops. Taste is sweet with a burst of soapy bitterness in the middle that dissipates and then finishes sweet with a mild alcohol burn. Heavier body with a sticky feel. Didnít seem like a typical IPA, but donít know what Iíd call it.


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