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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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RATINGS: 511   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).


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
edgallow (1653) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 17, 2012
11.2 oz bottle pours black with a brown head. Aroma is nice roasted malt, coffee and hops. Taste is coffee, bittersweet chocolate and malt. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AWISLguy (1048) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 15, 2014
Bottle from Rays in Tosa. Pours black as night with a brown foamy head leaving some spots of lace. Aroma has chocolate, espresso and molasses with some caramel. Luscious. Taste is of bakers chocolate, sweet caramel, heavy rich roasty espresso and some hints of marshmallow. Full bodied and quite smooth. Faint alcohol presence. Finishes more bitter than sweet, and rich. Excellent brew!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlowOffTube (388) - Michigan, USA - APR 14, 2014
Good imp stout. Black pour tan head. Smoke dark chocolate and floral aroma. Some char roastiness chocolate and maeshmellow taste. Medium body light carbonation. Mixed with Yang after sample.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Finhead (1111) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2014
Black with a big, tan head. The aroma has cola, toffee, chocolate, and some herbal notes. It has a medium body with silky texture and average carbonation. The taste is mildly sweet with a roasted chocolate finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Melkart (238) - Porto Alegre, BRAZIL - APR 13, 2014
You can smell alcohol and a little bit smoked with the toasted malt. Full body and complex taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Renobob (450) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 13, 2014
Bue à la pression. Belle couleur noire, fine mousse. Attaque onctueuse café/chocolat. Forte amertume ensuite, sursaut des houblons puis finale très sèche. Surprenant.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarkPine (7) - - MAR 28, 2014 does not count
Pours dark with slither of tannish brown head. Lots rich stout flavor up front then a bitterness of hops for a finish. Different but good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
malrubius (1577) - Willowick, Ohio, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle from World Wine. Black with light brown head and lace. Fairly mild aroma of coffee cocoa some woody hops. Rich roasted coffee dark chocolate some ashy smokiness very mild dark fruit with medium woody roasted hop bitterness chocolate milk and fairly dry roasty finish. Creamy and fairly thick. Well hidden alcohol. Excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jookos (1522) - FINLAND - MAR 24, 2014
Bottle@angle, bbe 2015. Black, quickly fading tan jead. Salty licorice, soy, chocolate on nose. Full thickish body. Milk chocolate finish. Quite nice, soft rounded. A bit hard hitting on the salty soy still, but nice tho. Very flavourful and nice.has a bit, not much, of a soul.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle - Opaque Black in colour with a tan head. Very Malty; roasty/burnt malts, lots of dark chocolate, lots of roasted espresso coffee, caramel, pronounced liquorice notes, hint of vanilla. Hoppy; Some balancing hop bitterness. Quite tarry in texture. Starts fairly sweet but ends on a burnt/roasty bitter note. Good Impy Stout!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
williamherbert (1229) - Syracuse, New York, USA - MAR 19, 2014
Brown-black, not much head. Looks shiny and oily as hell. Leaves a crown of lace that looks much like the legs on a wine glass, but light brown. Wow that aroma: burnt as hell, mocha and black coffee. There is an astringency, like a solvent or metallic quality to the aroma. The tail end is pure chocolate. It evolves beautifully just in the first five minutes. Flavor has dates and plums, followed by the bottoms of burnt chocolate chip cookies. The dusty mocha flavor dries off the stone fruits of the start. Then they start alternating: sweet, bitter, sweet, bitter. There is actually something akin to a chile heat to it. The feel is thick and bitter and coats the tongue like some kind of sealant. You absolutely have to let this one warm up a bit. It burns, but it’s lovely.


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