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RATINGS: 256   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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This blood-red ale may not be what you might expect from a malty and hoppy craft beer. Evil Twin has a rich malt character, without being overly sweet. It has a huge hop character, without being overly bitter. It is a great example of a bold, rich, balanced craft beer, without being heavy and hard to drink in quantity. Our Evil Twin is only bad because it is too good to resist.



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3.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TrubLoss (10) - - MAR 18, 2014
Aroma - Caramel and dark fruit up front. Malt forward - hop aromas muted Appearance - thin beige head. Deep red color Taste - medium light bodied with a crisp dry finish. Good form hop bitterness backbone supporting the malt. Lingering bitterness on the finish Overall - very well balanced beer. Refreshing and drinkable. Good hop bitterness present that I wasn’t picking up in the nose ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
williamstome (1641) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 19, 2016
Deep ruby, small brown head. Aroma of roast, chocolate, melon and fruit. Flavor of fruit, citrus, nut, roast, chocolate, with a bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bobbysutts (19) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 14, 2016
355ml can. This is a great beer, was always swung towards evil cousin which is one of my favs. This is equally delightful. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyrmir (5248) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2016
Can sample at Växjö Ölfestival, thanks DM! Clear reddish amber with off white head. Aroma of resin, grapefruit, pine, spicy rye and caramel. Taste is nicely balanced, hoppy, nice clean maltiness, caramel, pine, resin and light fruit.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorisPPattyn (9134) - Ursel, BELGIUM - APR 10, 2016
Good beige head over hazy dark chestnut beer; Very fruity & hoppy nose. Black IPA flavour, faintly roasted, grapey and fruity hops. Bitter flavours, even wry in the finish. Dry, wry MF, dry bitter aftertaste. Quite nice dark IPA!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tedvard (31) - - APR 10, 2016
Can. Pours ruby red with minimal head. Big fruity hops on the nose with a hint of peaches and grapefruit. Malty in the taste but well balanced by a hoppy bitterness. Neither are over powering. Long hoppy finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (3645) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2016
Pours clear deep mahogany with low off-white head. Aroma of resin, grapefruit, light rye and caramel. Taste is medium bitter with a hint of balancing toffee sweet. Light and smooth body with soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (9430) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2016
Canned at Malmö Öl & Whisky Festival 2016.
Clear dark reddish brown color, tan head. Malty, caramel, hoppy scent. Malty, bitter, hoppy taste. Grainy, hoppy aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tognetta (657) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - MAR 24, 2016
Marrom amadeirado, média turbidez, espuma bege cremosa de boa formação e persistência. Aroma de lúpulo fresco misturado com maltes caramelados, deliciosa. Paladar de leve/médio amargor e dulçor, equilibrada. Corpo leve e média carbonatação. Final maltado seguindo as impressões iniciais do aroma, lúpulo menos presente, amadeirada.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StudHammer (25) - - MAR 21, 2016
Evil Twin has a rich malt character, without being overly sweet. It has a huge hop character, without being overly bitter. It is a great example of a bold, rich, balanced craft beer, without being heavy and hard to drink in quantity. True, good beer - enjoyed the malt and hop. Was afraid it was going to be too much hops. I would drink it again. Good winter beer.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BroSpud (2014) - , Massachusetts, USA - MAR 17, 2016
12oz can. Pours red with an off white head. Nice hop aroma. Note of citrus, pine, dark fruits, more. This is great! Nice surprise from a brewery I hadn’t heard of before. Gonna load up on more of this as well as try some of their other brews if I can find them.


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