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Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at FanÝ Bryghus

Style: Porter
Copenhagen / Brooklyn, Denmark

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Chili/Chipotle porter


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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ACHops (656) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 2, 2012
On tap @ Urban Family. Pours deep dark brown with thick mocha head. Aroma is smoke and ancho chiles. Peppers dominate the taste, almost salty aftertaste. Thin cocoa malt is tasty but completely overwhelmed by the pepper. I love spice, so this isnít terrible, but could stand to be balanced out a bit.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 26, 2013
On tap at Samís, Durham. Thick dark brown pour, firm cream-colored head. Nose of potent spice and chocolate. Mouthfeel pretty lush, with a nice (but not overly assertive) bite on the palate. Initially off-putting was a tart note, but the more you get into the beer the more it felt kind of like Texas Pete or some kind of sensible addition to the beer. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (13766) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle @ FanÝ Bryghus. Pours black with a creamy head and lacings. Roast, pepper, ash and smoked malts. Fruity acidic with some chili sneaking up. Warmth . .

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10293) - FAROE ISLANDS - AUG 12, 2012
Chopp. Black colour, medium light brown head. Aroma: Roasted malt, coffee, some chocolate and dark fruit. Good mouthfeel. Flavour: Roasted malt, good sweetness not too much, coffee and chocolate, good bitterness, nice chili light burn in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (6797) - Alamo, California, USA - JUN 15, 2012
Draft. Blackish beer with a brown head. Smoke aroma. Red fruit and chilli flavor with smoke. Medium bodied. Red fruit and chilli lingers with lighter smoke.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (1867) - Silver Spring, USA - MAY 22, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 18, 2012 On tap at Friscoe Grille & Taproom in Columbia, MD. Opaque, near black with brown head and fair lacing. Aroma of chocolate, smoke, roasted coffee, sweet dark malts and chipotle peppers. The chipotle peppers are obvious but stay in the background. Taste of roasted coffee, chocolate, sweet dark malts, molasses and hot smoked peppers. Again, the chipotle peppers are obvious but stay in the background. Medium/full body, medium carbonation with a creamy, smooth mouthfeel. Finally, a hot pepper beer that you can enjoy without burning out your palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (9998) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 18, 2012
Bottle courtesy of FrumptyDumpty, thanks! This one had just the right amount of smoke and chili, nicely balanced.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oakes (12234) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 17, 2012
Dark brown. Smells like ancho, aji panca and more complex pepper stuff - more than the beer actually is apparently. Yeah, I love the chile complexity and earthiness. The rest of the beer I canít weigh in on, I was just rocking the chiles.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (10645) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 16, 2012
Pours dark brown in color with an off-white head. Woah, intense nose on this! Super heavy on the smoke and chipotle aroma with a smell thatís almost reminiscent of the fire from charcoal on a grill. A bit of burnt wood and roast, too. The flavor is quite spicy and has sort of a hot sauce/BBQ sauce feel to it. A touch fruity from the peppers and a lot of roast and smoke. One of the more intense chili beers Iíve had.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (4445) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAY 12, 2012
Draft at Churchkey. Poured a near pitch black color with a small tan head. Aroma was roasted malts, toasty notes, with a touch of char and smoke. Subtle notes of chili notes, but beer is dominated with smoke. Roasted, toasted, pretty enjoyable.


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