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Evil Twin Tørst Front Room

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Evil Twin Brewing
Formerly brewed at Fanø Bryghus

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen / Brooklyn, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Malaga Barrel Aged Barley Wine


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10184) - Søborg, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2014
Bottled. Dark reddish Brown coloured. Small light Brown head. Aroma. Overripe fruits, caramel, Spice, molasses, alcohol. Flavour. Caramel, molasses, Brown sugar, alcohol, plums, raisins, Spice, distinct barrel. Medium to full bodied. Ends alcohol dense and full of sugar and ripe fruits.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (2760) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 17, 2014
Bottle (330 ml). From kbudd19, thanks man! Dark reddish brown with a small ring of beige foam and no lacing. Aroma is sweet with grapes, plums, molasses, caramel, boozy, raisins, winey notes and chocolate. Taste is moderately to heavily sweet with grapes/raisins, dark fruits (mostly plums, but also dark cherries), molasses, caramel, chocolate, port-like notes and a warming finish. Medium/full body. Low carbonation. Sirupy mouthfeel. I prefered the Back Room to this one. A little to sweet and boozy, which doesn’t help the balance. Quite complex. Good barrel-aged Barley Wine.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ferris (4144) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 20, 2013
Bottle - Alcohol, licorice, molasses, dark roast and sweet dark fruit barrel notes. Jet brown with a thin rich light brown head. Molasses, soy, licorice and chocolate. Finishes nice and sweet with a bit of barrel and burn on the throat. Great oily mouth feel and everything in balance. A bit darker in look and flavor, but still really good. This is much better than the back room.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
danielyabu (1174) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - DEC 15, 2013
small frothy offwhite head. fair lacing. fully diminishing. flat thick dark reddish-brown body. aroma: raisin, cherry, wood, ruby port, alcohol. if: heavy sweet light bitter. ff: heavy sweet moderate bitter; long duration. palate: medium full body, creamy texture, medium carbonation, metallic moderate alcoholic finish. Me senti tomando um vinho do Porto portugues de altíssima qualidade ao tomar o primeiro gole, que foi acompanhado de forte aquecimento alcoólico (lembra o de cachaça), mas sem o equivalente sabor do álcool no paladar, aparecendo somente no final do gole, mesmo assim, sem incomodar – ou seja, disfarça muito bem os 11%. Excelente cerveja. Baixa drinkability, devido ao alcool e o consequente dulçor dele proveniente. Sente-se ainda leve toques salgados no background, o que ajuda a suavizar um pouco o dulçor dominante. Posso ter sido sugestionado pelo excelente post no fullpint, mas realmente concordo com a presença de geléia de morango no paladar. Ameixa-seca também presente, em maior escala.sente-se também a leve acidez presente em ameixas vermelhas frescas, bem como seu dulçor característico. A cada gole, a medida que a cerveja ganha temperatura, novas nuances aparecem. Deixei-a, como recomendado em artigo postado nesse beerlog, descansando 15 minutos fora da geladeira após resfriada antes de abri-la. 350 s

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (3752) - Espoo, FINLAND - DEC 6, 2013
330ml bottle from Bierkompass

Vertical with Back Room (Port version) - Pours dark reddish brown with a small bubbly head. Aroma of vinous notes, berries, caramely malts, sweet syrup and wood. Taste is sweet, sticky, malty and woody with notes of berries, vinous notes, syrup and caramely toffee. Finish is sweet, syrupy and woody with hints of vinous berries. A lot more heavier and sweeter than the port version.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 3, 2013
Excellent in all respects, fruity with prunes/dates/raisins to the fore. The alcohol is very even and balanced.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McNeillR (1221) - SCOTLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Dark mahogany with light ringed head. Rich dark berry and wooden nose. Firm, sticky nice sprite oxidisation and syrupy sweet and sunny towards the finish. Limey dark chocolate. Syrupy, tight and peppercorn crunch linger. Really nice, can’t be bad without a bit of age.

Bottle, Cheers BENNY BOY, November Tasting.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (14287) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle at home... Deep black... Sweet roast... Dark malts... Sweet toffee... Soft fruit... Deep sweet toffee... Juicy.. I think i like malaga.. Very sweet melow Light oxidation.. Nice

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BenH (2331) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown with no head. Aroma of dark fruits, prune and raisins, tootsie roll. Taste of sherry fruits, dark fruits, chocolate. Heavy sweet and light bitter. Very nice

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (8933) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Bottle. Poured a brown color with a small sized off white head. Caramel, brown sugary, some wood, and dark fruits. Lighter vinous quality in the tastes. On the sweeter side ... a enjoyable sipper.


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