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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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13537) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2011
Bottle at home - shared with Mette. Clear very dark red/brown - offwhite head. Sweetness, brown sugar, berries, light rubber, phenols, nutty, medium malty, dreid fruits, yeasty notes, light bitterness, caramel. High sweetness. OK.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Travlr (12278) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 6, 2011
Draft. Very dark maroon color, large bright tan head. Aroma of furniture polish. Taste is medicinal and pure sugar. Is this a mistake?

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11562) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 15, 2012
Draft. Small off-white head, hazy dark-brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, sugar cane, caramel, some orange, light cotton candy. Taste is moderately sweet, brown sugar, some cane sugar, light caramel, orange. Sticky medium-full body, low carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11342) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 29, 2012
Clear dark reddish brown with a diminishing beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, dark fruit and dark sugar. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet finish with warming alcohol. 290212

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11251) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 2, 2012
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours really dark amber with no head. Aromas of brown sugar and dark plummy fruit. Full bodied. Dark fruit, brown sugar and a hint of rum and/or treacle.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (11238) - DENMARK - AUG 20, 2011
Bottle @ FOneFan. Dark brown with tiny beige head. Flavour is malt, sweet, caramel, fruit, dark fruit, yeast, candy sugar and sugar.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11209) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2011
Brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of brown sugar, caramel and treacle. Extremely sweet sugar and caramel flavour with dried fruit and spice. Too sweet, but well brewed

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11191) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2011
Bottle, bought @ Høkeren, Cph.
Very dark mahogany red-brown with a small, light fizzy, creamy, beige head. Aroma is complex sugary, molasses, liqourice, Belgian sugar, cane sugar, light toasted caramel. Mild plums and raisins. High carbonation, fine fairly light and mild creamy palate. Flavour is sweet, sugary, cane-sugar, again some toasted caramel working its way into liqourice territory. Mild vinious with some plums and raisins. Short aftertaste. Very simple and sweet, yet still endearing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11026) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2011
Bottle. Dark amber beer with a beige head. Malty sugary aroma, some raisins. Malty flavor, roastes, sweet chocolate, raisins, some figs. Rather sweet but still a nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2012

Name: Monk Suffers Serious Sugar Rush on Barbados
Date: December 29, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Appachelian Vinters, Asheville
Appearance: black, creamy beige head
Aroma: sweet chocolate aroma, raw sugar sweetness, touch of spicyness, light fruityness
Body: creamy body
Flavor: sweet chocolate flavor, rich fruity esters, light spicyness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: **+ /4


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