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Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at Fanø Bryghus

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Copenhagen / Brooklyn, Denmark

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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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English: This is a true story about a dedicated belgian brother who spent all his hard earned money on a all inclusive Barbados vacation to pursue a life long dream – brew an old fashion dark Belgian infused with local muscovado sugar aka Barbados sugar – luckily the outcome is a first class candy coated, full-bodied and escapist beer – the best he ever made. Halleluja.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
KingCecil (2049) - DENMARK - SEP 22, 2011
Bottle, kindly shared by Faroe V...... thx man... :) pours dark brown with off white head... the aroma is dark fruits, brown sugar... the flavor is brown sugar, caramel, hops, ... hoppy finish....medium body........

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pwn3d (1961) - Manhattan, New York, USA - NOV 5, 2011
On tap at gingerman. The least favorite of the night. Belgian candied sugar.. Not completely balances

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GAManiac (1944) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 3, 2011
500ml bottle. Pours a deep clear copper with a big creamy beige head that recedes slowly to a solid cap. Aroma is very sweet with lots of cane sugar and caramel malts. Plenty of booze soaked fruits, plums and raisins especially. Taste is more of the same though it’s actually a little less sweet than I was expecting. There is lots of cola-like sweetness with cane sugar, various dark fruits and vanilla. There is more of the Belgian yeast coming through which evens the sweetness a bit. Mouthfeel is smooth, creamy and well carbonated. I really thought this was going to be a diabetes-inducing beer given the title and the nose but the taste is more balanced than that. Really solid Belgian dark.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zathrus13 (1716) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - DEC 1, 2011
Bottle. Pours amber/red, with a tan head. Aroma is caramel, malt, and fruit. Flavor is brown sugar, malt, fruit, and alcohol. Heavy body, long, sweet palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - OCT 11, 2011
Nose is heavy rotten fruit, sweet malt, broad caramel, weak alcohol, feel is medium wine-like, carb is very low, taste is medium alcohol, hazel, heavy caramel and some rotten fruit.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tcane7 (1664) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 4, 2012
On draft at Prohibition Taproom. Pours brown and hazy. Aroma is Belgian yeast, candy sugar, sweet malt, raisin. Light malt flavor, candy sugar, raisin, and yeast. Average mouthfeel.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 3, 2013
A - Dark brown with a thin layer of tan-khaki head. Fades fairly quickly. S - Sweet dark caramel malts, Belgian yeast, clove and other spices, raisins and other dark fruits, residual raw sugars, some booze. T - Sweet dark caramel malts, raisins, plums, and other dark fruits, Belgian yeast, clove and other spices, residual and raw sugars, and a bit of booze. M - Full bodied with moderate-mild carbonation. Smooth with a sweet, fruity, spicy, and warming finish. D - Nice and complex but well balanced. The raw sugars add some nice complexity.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1445) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2011
Pour is dark brown with some red highlights and a thin off-white head. Aroma is huge brown sugar, candied sugar, hazelnut, and a pinch of Belgian yeast. Flavor is quite cloying, but for some reason it works (maybe because of the name?). Heavy brown sugar, some dried fruit, and a finish of yeast and alcohol. Medium bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andyhwcinc (1444) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 29, 2012
Enjoyed on tap as 1 oz sampler before my friends showed up at Bad Apple in Chicago, IL. Appearance like cola, huge bubbly tan head, cloudy coke like brown. Aroma mostly of sugar, light fruit, definitely has that burnt sugar smell. Taste is very interesting, extremely sweet, retains a fruit like quality that is tropical, there is a caramel like quality to it, but it doesn’t taste especially malty. The name of the beer describes the flavor pretty well. Impressive.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansjelaah (1388) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2012
Gedronken met dutchdrebus en benzai. Licht bruine schuimkraag. Kastanjebruin van kleur. Smaakt heel zoet, koffie, caramel beetje bitter.


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