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RATINGS: 341   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeremyh70 (1115) - Missouri, USA - JAN 9, 2017
Pours a hazy dark orange with a foamy head. Smell is of malt, caramel, and citrus zest aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel.


3.8
the_beergery (213) - - FEB 19, 2018
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2018 330 ml draft at Craftpital at the W Market in Bangkok. Pour is dark, but under the light, it appears a clear dark blood red in color, topped with one finger of whitish froth which recedes quickly. Aroma is hoppy upfront, an indistinct mix of fruit, followed by some caramel malt later. Taste is sweetish, fruity, caramel reminiscent of a brown or amber ale, and finally light piney bitter. Nice!

3.8
Rubin77 (2872) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 28, 2018
F: huge, tan, long lasting. C: dark brown with red hue against the light, hazy. A: malty, citrus, grapefruits, tangerine, passion fruits, pineapple, pine resin, blueberries, fresh hop cones. T: malty backbone, light red fruits, light tropical fruits, pine resin, tangerine, fresh orange, hidden nuttiness, medium body, lower carbonation, good balanced, fully enjoyed, 355ml can as courtesy from tderoeck, many thanks.

3.6
hrabren (2044) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 26, 2017
Bottle shared at a drinking session with Višnja 666 and Pilot Goran in the summer of 2017. Thanks! Clear amber to ruby red colour, small off-white head. Lightly hoppy, fruity and malty, caramel and roasty. Sweet, with only a light hoppy touch. Medium body, soft carbonation, light finish. Vell made strong ale.

3.5
djd07 (16452) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 25, 2017
On tap at GABF, pours a dark amber with small beige head that lasts. The aroma is resin, pine, citrus. Medium body, grapefruit, pine, lingering bitterness, very good.

3.7
sørenpetersen (1) - odder, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2017 does not count
good beer with balanced aroma and perfect bitterness. nice color could, but could have more platate

3.7
Theydon_Bois (21830) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2017
Can split at GBBF '17, day 3, thanks to Steve 10/08/17. Rich chesnut brown to amber with a well presented off white head. Nose is caramel, hops, earthy malt, fruit rinds, brown sugar. Taste comprises light booze, orange rind, toasted brown sugar, sticky toffee pudding. Medium bodied with bite, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a sweet underbelly and hoppy balance. Decebt boost juice.

3.6
stevoj (5957) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 2, 2017
Can from Brewers Haven. Deep mahogany color, one finger fluffy beige head. Aroma us malts, dark, roasty, burnt toast. Taste us dry and dusty, leaves, tobacco, earthy. Malts at its very core. Not too strong for a strong ale, but damn tasty.

3.8
explosivedog (1926) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 24, 2017
On tap at 1925 Brewing Co. Pours deep red brown. Strawberry, pepper, peach, caramel, sweet toffee finish with a nice bitter edge. Full body. Nice.

4
R4N5H (1392) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 18, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2017 12oz can from De Bierkoning, enjoyed in a snifter on 18-Nov-2017. Reddish brown in colour with a medium sized beige coloured head. Aroma of pine, sweet malt and fruit. Medium body and carbonation. Malt forward in taste and heavily hopped - caramel, grapefruit and citrus. An awesome Red IPA.

3.4
Aurelius (5682) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 14, 2017
Clear, ruddy cola pour, off white to tan head. Menacing 12oz can. Tannic, red ale aroma, with wood, cherry, incense. Chalky chocolate notes up front, cypress, fairly dry, a little astringent. I'd characterize this as an imperial red. Hops abound. Like all red ales, it's a bit of a mishmash and even in its better moments, I wish that it was something slightly different. Pretty good though. Thanks to PorterPounder for the trade.


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