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Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at Fanø Bryghus

Style: Barley Wine
Copenhagen / Brooklyn, Denmark
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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
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Malaga Barrel Aged Barley Wine


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McNeillR (974) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (9634) - 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
SlackerMads (1241) - DENMARK - JUL 3, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 7, 2013 2013-07-03: 7,3,7,3,14=3.4. Bottle at Sour & Bitter #2. Dark brown close to black with a minimal off white head. Barrel, prunes, figs, vinous, oxidized, toffee, sherry. Taste is near heavy sweet and medium bitter. Full body, oily/creamy texture, soft/flat carbonation.

Bottle. Opaque dark brown, minimal beige head. Taste notes are pretty much the same, but I think I’m just more in the mood for this kind of thing today than when I first tried it. Really hides the alcohol well. Good stuff to treat yourself with on a winter evening.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisv10 (9833) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (2218) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrSilverworm (5022) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 26, 2014
11.2oz bottle. Dark brown color. Thin off-white head. Couple bits of lace. Very big dark fruity notes, lots of fig, light vanilla, some caramel malt. Moderate sweet taste, but hides the alcohol much better than the malaga hvedegoop I just tasted. Bigger body. Smooth, slick, lighter carbonation. Lightly dry finish. Nice raisins, good barrelly light vanilla notes. Pretty tasty, rich, nice complex barleywine. Big sweetness doesn’t bother me here. Awesome dates, dark fruits, raisin aromas, hints of chocolate.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bmerz (665) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Draught at Tørst opening weekend. Dark brown with nice legs. Rich umami aroma with dust, raisin, port, malt. Flavor is mostly sweet, light bitter. Boozy start. Sticky middle. Dusty end. Really comforting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2013
33 cl bottle. Pours dark brown with a deep amber glare and a small tan head. Aroma is yeasty and fruity, toasted malty. Dry malty and light fruity. Mild acidic. Thick malty, overripe fruity and caramelish to vanilla. Medium dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (3831) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (2134) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2013
Bottled. Pours deep brown and a small tan head. Aroma of toasted malt, wood, some overripe fruitiness and spicy notes. Slweet flavor that ends up dry slightly bitter and alohol notes Medium bodied, oily text. and soft carb. A very nice barley.


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