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Evil Twin The Cowboy

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Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at Two Roads Brewing Company

Style: Smoked
Copenhagen / Brooklyn, Denmark

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Smoked pilsner. I need to know what kind of beer cowboys drink, as I have recently become one. I want to be the best cowboy I can be, and I think drinking the correct beer is important. I already have a cowboy hat and a nice big shiny buckle.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GreatDane1632 (363) - Louisiana, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Poured into a Pilsner Flute -- Brilliant clear with a dissipating white head. A nice pilsner with a sweet flavor, moderate bitter hops, and a very subtle smokiness. The smokiness almost imparts a sweet hickory flavor. Very nice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
erickok (3499) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - AUG 25, 2014
Light hazy, grey head. Lightest of smoke, less than expected, pale malts, simple hopping, underwhelming. Medium body, well carbonated, not as crisp as could be, especially in the absence of real smokey body. Nice idea but failed for me, while I was really looking forward to this one. (33cl bottle from Bière Révolution)

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tomekk1978 (447) - POLAND - AUG 22, 2014
Barwa: złocista, początkowo lekko zmętniona, po dolaniu zdecydowanie bardziej, bowiem na dnie widoczne są dość duże kłaczki. Piana biała, drobno pęcherzykowa, dość obfita, utrzymująca się i ładnie oblepiająca szkło. [5/5] Aromat: zbożowy, słodko - kwaskowy, drewniany, nieco wędzony, idący w stronę grodzisza. Na koniec lekka nuta alkoholowa. Smak: umiarkowanie pełny, słodowy, raczej wytrawny, typowy dla pilsnera. Dość wyraźna goryczka i i subtelna wędzoność podobna do rodzimego grodziskiego. Tym razem zdecydowanie jasna propozycja z Evil Twin. Barwa i piana bez zarzutu, natomiast w aromacie i smaku przyszły mi namyśl pilsner urquel oraz przede wszystkim grodziskie, bowiem to piwo zdaje się być ich syntezą. Czy udaną? Trudno powiedzieć, bowiem nie jestem olbrzymim fanem pilsnerów, natomiast na "kowboja" zdecydowałem się jedynie z powodu obiecanej nuty wędzonej. Niestety nie była tak wyraźna, jak oczekiwałem, zatem odczucia mam w najlepszym razie mieszane. Z pewnością za tą cenę można kupić ciekawsze piwa.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bryanvdv (521) - - AUG 22, 2014
Goudgeel licht troebel met bezinksel, enorme schuimkraag. Aroma is rokerig en zoet fruit. Smaak is bitter, wat droog mondgevoel. Mooie afdronk en redelijke body. Mis wat complexiteit. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mathieuc (1253) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 21, 2014
Thanks to czar for this one. Pours a hazy golden with a high white head that leaves really nice lacing. Nose is of fruits and light smoke, pils-y. Taste is of fruits and fresh grains, smoke is well integrated. It is dry and crisp, like a good pilsner. It is pretty bitter and even a little spicy. Smoke is never too intense, in fact I think I’d prefer if it were more smoke-forward. Body is light, carbonation high and mouthfeel is oily. Overall a nice pils, subtle and easy drinking.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (10163) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - AUG 20, 2014
Tap. Golden color. Canned peach and beechwood in the aroma and flavor. Malty, almost sweetish. Well balanced. Good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
czar (4292) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 19, 2014
pours hazy but bright yellow with a creamy almost frothy white head showing good retention and strong lacing. gently smoked pale cereals, just a touch of bacon - never over the hill, sweetish grains, pils, grassy nobleness, underlying floralness, fruitiness - white grapes, carbonic acid traces. average carbonation, light body - oily, slightly boozy and semi-sweet herbal-grassy-peppery-smoky finish. very enjoyable. nice stuff!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PietS (31) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 17, 2014
This beer tastes a bit like an IPA, quite bitter with some sweet and hay flavours. The smoky taste make it a little less boring, but it it’s still not a very special beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarcoDL (2146) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2014
Thin body like a ’normal’ pilsner, bit grainy and aromatic hoppy. The smoke is nice and bacony, but a bit too chemical.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
g_georgiou (200) - CYPRUS - AUG 13, 2014
Slightly hazy golden body with a thing white head. Aroma is fruity hoppy, peach, caramel with not as strong smokiness as I was expecting. Taste is sweet with light bitterness, woody. Basically not very smokey for a smoked beer but more interesting than an average Pilsener. Enjoyed it a lot.


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