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Evolutionary IPA - Two Beers Brewing Co.

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Evolutionary IPAEvolutionary IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

107 Ratings
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Ratings: 107
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 14.12%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Two Beers Brewing Co. visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beertunes on 12-24-2009)
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Reviews by snaotheus:
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snaotheus

Washington

4.16/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

12oz can poured into a pint glass. No canning dates or codes or whatnot that I can find.

Pours a nice coppery color, clear, with a large, fluffy beige head which leaves big clumpy lacing. Not a whole lot of active carbonation. Very pretty. Smell is piney, grassy, a little bit floral. I'd say mostly grassy. Oddly, I think I get a hint of mint.

Taste is nicely balanced. Again, strangely, a little mint suggestion, a bit stronger than the aroma. Very piney bitter, slight caramel sweetness. This is a tasty beer.

Mouthfeel is a little oily, a little creamy. Overall, I'm pretty darn happy with this beer.

Serving type: can

08-08-2013 03:47:50 | More by snaotheus
More User Reviews:
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tgraven

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

07-23-2014 19:44:10 | More by tgraven
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-08-2014 02:51:17 | More by bumchilly25
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GClarkage

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-07-2014 00:24:20 | More by GClarkage
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Stephen_Purdue

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

06-22-2014 00:59:11 | More by Stephen_Purdue
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staceya2

Washington

5/5  rDev +41.2%

06-21-2014 01:14:05 | More by staceya2
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jellikit

Washington

3.11/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: orange. Thin foamy head. Hazy.

S: not much there. Can not smell a thing.

T: medium mealtimes with a funky sawdust aftertaste. Hops are citrus, and pine. Bitter at the end that lingers for a loooong time.

M: medium carbonation, medium body.

O: this is an ok IPA. The bittering hops are too much. The malt off flavor was a deal breaker. Not horrible. Just ok.

Serving type: on-tap

06-06-2014 04:13:33 | More by jellikit
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DOCRW

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

05-30-2014 19:47:58 | More by DOCRW
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

05-15-2014 23:32:31 | More by Gonzoillini
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Hoppy_McMalt

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

05-13-2014 04:20:11 | More by Hoppy_McMalt
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foxyaardvark27

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

04-21-2014 06:34:12 | More by foxyaardvark27
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Spikester

Oregon

3.31/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy amber with a three fingered cream color head with very good retention. Good amount of lacing. Smell is malty bread dough with a touch of floral hops.
Taste is citrus and piney hops with a big push of bready malts. No idea how old this can might be but the hops have faded in the nose and taste. Seems more like a 35 IBU than 70. Mouthfeel is too little carbonation with a medium body. Finish is long dry and bitter.
Overall a bit underwhelming for a Northwest IPA. I will try this again and hope I can find something a bit more fresh.

Serving type: can

04-14-2014 06:53:21 | More by Spikester
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bernat1971

Washington

2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

04-13-2014 08:10:08 | More by bernat1971
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zestd

Idaho

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

04-11-2014 09:59:52 | More by zestd
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kinmundy77

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

03-20-2014 15:40:17 | More by kinmundy77
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Mitchster

Michigan

3.85/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

$1.69 for a 12oz can at Siciliano's. Brewed with Base Malt, Munich, Vienna, Crystals and carapils. Hopped with Yakima Valley Simcoe, Amarillo and Centennial, then aggressively dry-hopped with Simcoe and Columbus.
OG=1.064, 16 SRM, 70 IBU's, 6.2% ABV.

Pours out to a murky copper, forming a wispy light yellow head with poor retention and good lacing. Carbonation is moderate, ~2.5 carbs. Loads of flittering chunks of yeast/hop debris like someone put a teaspoon of fish flakes in your beer. Pour carefully! Nose has nice notes of grapefruit, pine resin, and mango. Cleanly fermented. Mouthfeel is crisp, clean, a touch of acidity from the hops, mild astringency in the finish, medium bodied. The taste opens with mango, grapefruit, pine resin, sitting on top of a chewy malt body. Well balanced bitterness with some residual crystal malt sweetness, but overall astringent. Nice earl grey tea note in the finish.

A really nice IPA in the can, but considering the copious sediment, it's best drank out of a glass with a careful decant. Kinda defeats the purpose of the can unless you don't mind drinking muck. Nice beer though. Would buy it again.

Serving type: can

03-15-2014 03:02:28 | More by Mitchster
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StoutHunter

Michigan

3.59/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I got a can of Two Beers Brewing Co.'s Evolutionary IPA from @Another6pack, thanks a lot. I've never had anything from Two Beers before and I'm interested to see how this IPA turns out, so lets see how it goes. No visible canning date. Poured from a 12oz can into a imperial pint glass.

A- The can looks good, it's got a nice outdoor scene on it and it looks likes a beer you should take with you on a camping trip. It poured a hazy copper/orange color that took on more of brighter orange and ruby hue when held to the light with two fingers worth of fluffy off white head that died down to a thin ring that stayed till the end and it left lots of sticky lacing behind. This is a very nice looking beer, I really liked the color and the head and lacing were also good.

S- The aroma starts off with a higher amount of medium sweetness that bordered one being highly sweet and it's followed by the hops being the first to show up and they impart a nice mixture of citrus hops, citrus rinds, slightly soapy, slightly floral and piney hops aromas with the citrus hops and citrus rind aromas seeming to stick out the most. Up next comes the malts which are a little on the light side and they impart some bready, grainy and sweet malt like aromas. This beer had a pretty nice aroma, the malts showed up just enough.

T- The taste seems to be fairly similar to the aroma and it starts off with a slightly higher amount of medium sweetness followed by the hops still being the first to show up and they impart all the aspects that they did in the aroma but this time they seem to be lighter, but they are also pretty even and no soapy hops seem to show up. Up next comes the malts which impart some grainy, bready and slight sweet malt flavors. On the finish there's a higher amount of medium bitterness followed by a citrus rind, hoppy and slightly lingering bitterness in the aftertaste. This was a nice tasting IPA, but I wish the citrus hop and citrus rind aspects came through a little more like they did in the aroma.

M- Fairly smooth, clean, a little crisp, slightly sticky, on the slightly thicker side of being medium bodied with a medium amount of carbonation. The mouthfeel was nice and it worked well with this beer.

Overall I thought this was a nice beer and a slightly above average example of a American IPA, there seemed to be nice balance in the taste and aroma, but the hop profile lacked some of those bright flavors that I expect from a West coast style IPA. This beer had nice drinkability, it was fairly smooth, clean, a little crisp, not too filling and the taste did a decent job at holding my attention, I could drink a couple of these but I really don't have the urge to drink another one in a row, so one might be my limit. What I like the most about this beer was the appearance and aroma, they were the highlights of this beer and I thought it looked really nice. What I liked the least about this beer was that more of those citrus hops and citrus rind flavors didn't come through as much as they did in the aroma, I think a brighter citrus flavor would help this beer out a little. I would buy a single of this if I knew it was really fresh and I would recommend it as a solid IPA. All in I thought this IPA was pretty solid, it's a little far from the best IPA I've had, but it's not where near the worst and I'm happy to have the chance to try. This made for a decent first impression for Two Beers and I'm interested in trying more of their beers. Solid work guys, hopefully I'll stumble across more of your beers.

Serving type: can

02-27-2014 23:08:41 | More by StoutHunter
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

3.31/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Can picked up in MI this past week-end. Pours an oily, tawny orange colour with a limited off-white head that disappears quickly but leaves an impressive amount of lacing down all contact surfaces. A very subtle aroma that is more malt-forward than I'd choose and with few of the citrus or floral elements nicely present in the taste. The taste also has good depth. A body including tropical fruit notes with a pepperiness to the finish. Overall a decent but unremarkable APA that I would like to try again, fresh on draught

Serving type: can

02-18-2014 22:49:41 | More by hopsolutely
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

02-09-2014 23:21:05 | More by KStark
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Iowacraft

Iowa

3/5  rDev -15.3%

02-02-2014 23:58:58 | More by Iowacraft
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ipleadthe5th

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

02-01-2014 08:25:58 | More by ipleadthe5th
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-28-2014 04:40:36 | More by jaydoc
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jmccraney

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

01-20-2014 05:52:50 | More by jmccraney
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djgustafson

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

12-22-2013 05:58:43 | More by djgustafson
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NickThePyro

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

11-25-2013 03:04:14 | More by NickThePyro
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Evolutionary IPA from Two Beers Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.