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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   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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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
larryLSB (421) - La Selva Beach, California, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Poured from growler, dark reddish brown with medium tan head. Nose is sweet, malty, caramel. Taste is somewhat balanced leaning to the sweet side. This baby is full bodied. Overall nice.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chops911 (3) - australia, AUSTRALIA - AUG 13, 2014 does not count
Really delicious!! good colour, great aroma, good malty balance with hoppiness that is just enough (well its never enough now is it). But, just enough that those hoppy burps remind you of why you love beer. Good beer. Look, its really good. how does it hide 6.8% so well?? well I can assure you that this is a new favorite of mine.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13702) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2014
On tap at Tap East Stratford. clear dark red brown beer. Thin beige head. Some sweetness in the mouth some lime grapefruit hop. Some oxidisation but not much. Bit too much carbonation yet still a little watery in the mouth. Ok. Promises much but not quite delivers on this pouring.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (1774) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2014
Tap at stormbird, camberwell. Pours a dark red amber with an off white head. Nice, grassy hop aroma with a light candy sweetness... Medium body, medium carbonation. Rye toast, toffee, lemon, woody resin... Nice balance a touch sweet, but tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Barreras (978) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Pours a cola color with a caramel malt aroma. Taste is of sweet melted caramel mixed with a rich malt flavor. A mild bitterness that is only slightly bitter. The bitterness lingers on the tongue far after the swallow. A tasty beer for the style, the more I drank it the better it tasted.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (3338) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 8, 2014
Keg at The Hanging Bat. Pours amber with a thin off-white head. Aromas are pine and resin, bit skunky almost. Taste brings some malt sweetness, citrus bitterness. Medium body, bitter finish. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15068) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2014
5th July 2014
Hazy deep amber beer, small pale tan head. Palate is light and crispy. Light smooth malts. with thin cream a nice mellow dark toffee streak. Develops more light cream. Hops are a nice mix of pine, very mild skunk and light ripe orange. Touch of marmalade. Mild bitterness before a smooth semi dry finish. Comes together well. Very drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (2283) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 4, 2014
Keg at the Hanging Bat. Pours reddish brown, nose is cheesy, dull toffee, taste is bitter, burnt toffee, dry, sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DedicatedToFun (2539) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Tap in SB, brown pour, white head, nose is caramel, taste is caramel, boozy taste but good

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
baraciisch (1873) - USA - JUN 25, 2014
Caramel amber in color... Aroma of citrus hops, caramel malt... Flavor is smooth caramel malts, big citrus hop notes... Really sessionable but not too exciting ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (1318) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2014
Tap at Crafty Crow, Nottingham. Clear, ruby red. Thick, bubbly, off white head. Blackcurrant cordial. Light toffee. Pink grapefruit. Taste is light bitter. Fresh palate. Finish is long, rising bitterness.


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