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Evil Twin Brewing
Brewed at Two Roads Brewing Company

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen / Brooklyn, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

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common

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RATINGS: 581   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Danish: Her er den ene halvdel af en ‘Black and Tan’ øl. Ikke hvilken som helst Black and Tan, men den hvor en opblæst, tyktflydende stodder og en tilbagelænet, humlet fyr mødes, og perfekt øl-balance opstår. Bland Yin med Yang, eller nyd denne ondsindede Imperial Stout solo.
English Language Label: This is one half of a Black & Tan. Not just any Black & Tan, but one where a toasted smug and hoppy fella get together to make a sublime Taiji balance. Mix the Yin & Yang together (or enjoy this profoundly evil Imperial Stout solo).


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mathieuc (1189) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 27, 2014
Pours a really dark brown with a small beige head that leaves nice lacing. Aroma is of roasted malt and a little grapes, pretty simple and just your usual imperial stout. A little caramel on the nose also. Taste is sweet and offers some light caramel and booze along with some dark coffee flavors. Finish is pretty bitter from all the roasted malt. Drinks like a 10% imperial stout, hot but not too much. Body is full, carbonation medium-high and vaguely ruining the experience for me. Mouthfeel is still a bit sticky and imperial, though. Pretty extreme and good but not extraordinary to me.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerardgathier (266) - - JUN 26, 2014
pitch black pour with brownish lacing. aroma is coffee and choco. full bodied dryish beer, with intense coffee roasty coffee flavours. dark dark intense mocca choco

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyrmir (3281) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2014
330 ml bottle. Black with mocca head. Aroma of dark chocolate, coffee, roasted malt and light raisins. Taste is medium sweet, dark chocolate, coffee, roasted notes, very well balanced with a lingering bitter chocolate finish

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmgreenuk (4130) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2014
Tap at the Beer Temple, Amsterdam. Poured a deep mahogany with a frothy tan head. The aroma is creamy roasted malt, chocolate, light smoke. The flavour is medium to strong bitter with a roasted malt, earthy mineral, chocolate, grass hop bitter palate. Full bodied with soft carbonation. Super smooth and flavour packed. Very satisfying.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
UXO (148) - CANADA - JUN 24, 2014
Pours a true solid black without a hint of colour, with a short mocha head diminishing to a thin skim and no lacing. Nose is deep roast malts, hint of smoke, coffee, very slight booziness. Taste leads out with roast malt and faint chocolate, giving way to booze-soaked dark fruit. Medium to heavy body, slick and smooth, with low persistent carbonation and a lingering boozy finish. Quite nice. A very well-behaved Imperial, not too boozy but enough that there’s no doubt about what you’re drinking. Almost like a rum-soaked dark fruitcake and definitely a great beer for a cold winter night.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mep3222 (425) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Chocolate and roasted malt. Not sweet for an imperial. Almost bordering on a dry stout. Very nice. Cocoa and coffee come through. Doesn't seem strong. Enjoyable beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mgajdaczewa (457) - Katowice, POLAND - JUN 22, 2014
W aromacie mnóstwo gorzkiej czekolady, lekkie drewno, bardzo dobrze! W smaku kremowe, gęste, wyklejające, gorzka czekolada dominuje, na finiszu fajna chmielowa goryczka. Byłoby wyżej gdyby nie zbyt nachalna alkoholowość, która grzała od początku znacząco obniżając pijalność.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mkel07 (3150) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 21, 2014
On tap at Brewski 220614. Awesome beer that is as black as black can be with loads of flavour and burnt malt aromas.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kkleu357 (254) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Poured a bottle heavily in a tulip glass. Result was a dark black body with a 2 inch tan head. Aroma is sweet roasted coffee. The taste kind of reminds my of campfire. Maybe roasting marshmellows. Sweet tasting with some coffee flavors, but mostly a smokiness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NBird (343) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 16, 2014
Looks. Very dark brown x black, sml tan head. Smells. Dark choc, roasted malts, some coffee and dark dried fruits. Tastes..choc, sweeter roasted malts and coffee, some liquorish and a lingering tar like bitterness.


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