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Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at Fanø Bryghus

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

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
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Malaga Barrel Aged Barley Wine


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ktwse (1835) - SWEDEN - OCT 25, 2013
Pours dark brown to black with minimal tan head. Aroma of dried fruit and berries, molasses, port barrel, very very sweet. Taste is huge alcohol sweet with port, malaga, raisins. Light bitter in the finish but, yeah, mostly sweet. Creamy, rich body with flat carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ansalon (1258) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - OCT 25, 2013
Pours very dark brown. Aroma is molasses, caramel, figs, dates, wood tones, vanilla. Taste is honey, caramel, dates, figs, caramellized apple, molasses, vanilla. Aftertaste is molasses, vanilla and slight boozy notes. Fantastic! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Valgreen (631) - DENMARK - OCT 23, 2013
Bottle @ Christer. Cloudy dark brown, small tan head, okay lacing. Aroma, malty, dark fruits, caramel, alcohol, wine, bread. Taste, malty, dark fruits, caramel, roasted notes, sweet, wine notes, oaky, alcohol, fruity. Complex aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (10751) - DENMARK - OCT 23, 2013
Bottle. Hazy dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is malt, yeast, dark fruits, yeast, caramel and sherry. Flavour is malt, yeast, dark fruits, sherry, caramel, toasted, oak, toffee, rip fruit, oak, wood and a little bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (10577) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2013
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Hazy reddish brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, dried fruit and alcohol. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish with warming alcohol. 231013

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (13796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2013
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are rich fruits, caramel, malt, candy sugar, caramel and hops. Full bodied. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20476) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2013
Bottle at Ungstrup. Hazy dark brown coloured with a small off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and dried fruits with notes of sherry. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits and sherry with notes of alcohol. Sweet and warming alcoholic finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29018) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2013
Bottled. An amber beer with a thin tan head. The aroma has notes of caramel, alcohol, and over ripe fruits. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel, alcohol, over ripe fruits, and grapes, leading to a dry woody and alcoholic finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (4033) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 7, 2013
330ml bottle pours a deep amber brown color with a finger of white head that leaves some spotted lacing on the glass. Aroma is dark fruits with some yeast and smoke. Taste is a fruit and chocolate malty sweetness with a herbal hop bitterness with a smoky finish. Medium to heavy body with light carbonation. A nicely done barley wine that is worth checking out.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gyllenbock (4385) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2013
Sample at SBWF 2013. Almost clear dark brown with a small head. A lot of malt in this one. Also dried fruit, oak. toffee, choclate and some alcohol. A great beer to sip.


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