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Evil Twin Soft Dookie - Evil Twin Brewing

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90
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274 Ratings
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Ratings: 274
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 31
Gots: 39 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed at Amager Bryghus.

(Beer added by: baggio on 11-25-2010)
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Cloying sweet cookie. Last beer of the night, bottle shared with George at The Ginger Man NYC. Oatmeal cookie aroma along with the roast coffee, lots of sugar dust. Black and lacey.Carbonation is right there. Average mouthfeel. Chocolate finish and aftertaste.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2011 03:01:28 | More by Sammy
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

09-26-2012 03:11:24 | More by t0rin0
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UCLABrewN84

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap for Churchill's Renaissance at Churchill's Pub & Grille in San Marcos, CA.

Pours a murky dark brown with a tan head that settles to an oily film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, and vanilla. Taste is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, coffee, and vanilla bean. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a nice medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good stout with some tasty vanilla flavors.

Serving type: on-tap

03-05-2012 22:15:07 | More by UCLABrewN84
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metter98

New York

3.9/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Rattle 'n Hum, New York, NY

A: The beer is jet black in color and poured with a very thin mocha head that died down and left a very thin ring of bubbles on the surface around the edge of the glass.
S: There are faint aromas of roasted chocolate malts in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of dark chocolate and mocha along with some hints of roasted malts towards the finish.
M: It feels medium-bodied and very smooth on the palate with a light to moderate amount of carbonation. There are some hints of dryness in the finish.
O: Considering its strength, this beer is very easy to drink because the alcohol is well hidden from the taste.

Serving type: on-tap

09-17-2011 16:22:31 | More by metter98
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womencantsail

California

3.55/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Beachwood Brewing

A: The beer is nearly black in color with a small brown head that doesn't have the greatest retention.

S: Aroma is big time vanilla. Dominated by the vanilla with sweet chocolate. There is a bit of cherry and some roasted malt and cocoa powder. Mild licorice and a touch of molasses round things out.

T: There's a slight...funk to it that I can't exactly describe. Lots of cherries and vanilla. Sweet chocolate with a little bit of roasted malt and coffee. There's a hint of metal and a hint of booze.

M: Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Fairly smooth on the tongue.

Serving type: on-tap

08-14-2011 17:54:56 | More by womencantsail
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jaydoc

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

11-16-2013 04:41:55 | More by jaydoc
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spycow

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

01-12-2013 20:15:12 | More by spycow
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oberon

North Carolina

3.58/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured ink black into a snifter,a thinner beige crown atop.Aromas of dark fruit and sweet alcohol,I could tell this was gonna be a sweet alcohol bomb right off the bat.Flavors are in your face sweet,vanilla,dark fruit,light chocolate,and a big zing of sweet alcohol in the finish.This is a heavy handed impy stout,it took all of me to finish the bottle,in saying that its good for a sipper.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2011 12:56:07 | More by oberon
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GRG1313

California

3.83/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours black with a dark tan/khaki head.

Nose of refined but assertive sweet black chocolate, sweet black coffe and hints of chocolate cherry cordial. An undertone nose of a nice chocolate/coffee malt.

Mouthfeel is medium thin but the thin is compensated by a nice flavor profile.

Flavors of dark chocolate; rich roasted coffee/grains; plum and sweet whiskey. The alcohol is present but not pervasive.

Finish is bitter coffee/roasted grain/bitter chocolate. Nice over all.

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2011 04:55:44 | More by GRG1313
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.78/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a Dogfish Head snifter.

Big thanks to VDubb86 for sharing this bottle!

The final brew during Mike and my Ghost Adventures impromptu mini-tasting. Get some. It pours a straight onyx topped by a half-finger of dirty white foam. The nose comprises chocolate syrup, roasted malts, light coffee, and some light black cherry in the very back. The taste holds notes of roasted malts, bitter dark chocolate, light coffee, and some very light charcoal. The dark chocolate and the char really add quite a bitter punch to things. The body is a solid medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a kinda chunky feel. Overall, a very nice bit o' stout, though a bit much on the acridly bitter side to achieve true greatness. I wouldn't mind having more, though...

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2011 04:17:41 | More by TMoney2591
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emerge077

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thin bare skim on the surface, wispy and broken with a tan ring around the edges if the glass. Minimal lacing, brown when poured, black in the glass.

Big vanilla aroma, some supporting chocolate and coffee notes also, light sweetness present. Taste is similar, dominant vanilla with chocolate not far behind. Very light bodied considering the abv. Sort of a slippery feel, with a light aftertaste of ashy roastiness. Overall it's pretty good though I'm not sure it's worth the premium price. Seems kind of like Breakfast Stout minus the coffee with a dose of vanilla bean instead.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2013 04:25:40 | More by emerge077
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.2%

11-16-2011 19:33:13 | More by JAHMUR
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

500ml bottle, 10% ABV. A shame how the real name of this offering had to obfuscated, in order to bamboozle/satisfy the North American moral authorities. Sigh.

This beer pours a solid, veritable black, with only the meekest of basal cola edges, and three average fingers of tight, foamy, puffy, and silken beige head, which sinks away nice and slowly, revealing a broad array of hanging bonsai tree band lace in its wake.

It smells of roasted, caramelized malt, a bit of toffee/treacle, some oozy, molasses-esque brown sugar notes, smoked flesh - of land and sea - dark chocolate and boozy real vanilla, a mild coffee bean earthiness, and straining leafy, dusty hops. The taste is lightly toasted, but still big and brash caramel malt, emboldened semi-sweet chocolate, soused vanilla wafers, a more moderated, kind of indeterminate sour smoky character, still sweet, sticky, baked brown sugar, simmering dark roast coffee, an underlying, well damped alcohol warmth, and soft earthy, musty hops.

The bubbles are quite sedate, and more of a behind the scenes operator, the body a sturdy medium weight, fairly creamy, and generally smooth, the alcohol tugging away a bit too strongly - I had such higher initial hopes for this part. Anyways, it finishes definitely sweet, the caramel, chocolate, vanilla, and gate-crashing booze all indulgently complicit.

An agreeable enough big-ass Imperial Stout, with a few rough edges, that I'm sure will get evened out as the remainder of this bottle is drained. Lots going on, and well put together, overall. Oh, and other interpretations of the "Soft DK" label moniker shall start swirling through my simian brain soon, I'm afraid.

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2012 00:11:18 | More by biboergosum
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A name like that, how could you go wrong?!

Pours a big fluffy head over a pitch black beer.

Nose is porter like, dark malts, chocolate, some roasted malts, oats, bit of booze, creamy chocolate.

Taste is tons of chocolate, like Young's Double Chocolate but heavier, like they dumped cocoa nibs and powder into it. Some roast, dark fruit, light earthy hops make themselves known as well, it gets pretty bitter too due to the spicy hops and some of the charred malts. Some booze as well. A long bitter finish too that coats the mouth with plenty more chocolate.

Mouth is pretty heavy bodied, with decent carbonation for the style, some warming booze.

Overall pretty good, too much chocolate for me, but decent otherwise.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2011 02:13:59 | More by jlindros
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oline73

Maryland

3.2/5  rDev -21%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a snifter.

Appearance: Pours almost black with a very little bit of light coming through at the edges. There is a very small amount of tan head.

Smell: Very roasty with some dark chocolate and mild vanilla. Just a mild sweetness.

Taste: Just as roasty as the smell. There is some sweet burnt malt and the finish is bitter from some hops and a lot of roast. The bitter roast is hiding everything else.

Mouthfeel: The body is on the thick side of medium with mild, tingly carbonation and a finish that has just a touch of dryness to it.

Overall: The bitterness made it impossible to taste anything else going on with this beer. I would have liked it toned down just a little bit.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2011 14:38:55 | More by oline73
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Halcyondays

California

3.9/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at Beachwood II,

A: Pours black with a creamy full yellow-tan head, thick lace.

S: Lots of roasted malt, dark chocolate, hint of vanilla.

T: The vanilla comes to the forefront early and often in this beer which I enjoyed. Strong undercurrent of dark chocolate and molasses. Full flavoured.

M: Medium-full bodied, a little lighter than I expected, soft carbonation, creamy and sticky.

O: This is a real nice Imperial Stout, I enjoyed the vanilla aspect. Super pricey, but I'd say worth a try.

Serving type: on-tap

08-10-2011 22:14:47 | More by Halcyondays
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

10-24-2012 20:12:41 | More by mendvicdog
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kojevergas

Texas

3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Brown glass bottle served into a Westvleteren goblet in Stockholm, Sweden. Reviewed live.

A: Pours a half finger head of wonderful tan colour, full lovely cream lacing, and excellent thickness, but lackluster retention - excusable for the high ABV and wide mouth serving vessel. Colour is a dark solid black.

Sm: Raspberry and strawberry fruit esters are both bright and dark (at different levels of fermentation expression I suppose), vanilla, light roast, and caramel. A moderate strength aroma. Pleasant and appelaing.

T: Varying dark and bright fruit esters dance around the caramel/vanilla foundation in a sort of fuckabout manner, exposing its wonderful complexity but also its questionable sense of balance. No alcohol or cream comes through noticeably. It doesn't even warm the stomach. The vanilla and caramel are strong but feel a touch out of place. The roast from the aroma doesn't come through. The finish has a sort of thin light caramelized malt tone. Complex all around and built well, but balanced strangely. There are buried hints of chocolate, especially about the climax.

Mf: Smooth and wet. Too wet I'd say, to such excess that it fails to complement the flavours of the body. I'd like dryness on the climax and coarseness throughout to bolster the flavours of the body. I may be nitpicking here.

Dr: The alcohol hardly comes through at all because it's so drinkable. The thickness prevents quaffing it, but it's still definitely worth a try for the quality of its flavours. The price could be far better, but it comes with Swedish territory. (I acquired this in Sweden, not Denmark). I look forward to trying more beers from this brewery.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2011 14:47:13 | More by kojevergas
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corby112

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draft at The Farmers' Cabinet in Philadelphia.

Pours pitch black with a one finger mocha head that quickly settles into a lasting ring.  Sporadic spots of lace left behind.

Silky sweet choclate malt aroma with hints of vanilla bean, coffee bean, toffee and caramel.  Nice and roasted but not burnt or acrid smelling.  Like chocolate covered vanilla bean coffee.  Pretty outrageous.

On the fuller end of medium bodied with a nice balance of roasted dark malt, silky choclate and boozy sweetness.  Nice roasted coffee bean bitterness up front countered by the silky sweet chocolate and vanilla bean smoothing things out.  Again, it's roasted but not acrid.  Gourmet coffee beans, chocolate, toffee, caramel, oatmel and vanilla.  Vanilla beans usually aren't very prominet but they really stand out in this beer.  Some booozy heat/sweetness in the finish but overall the abv is nicely masked making it easy to drink.   Really good.

Serving type: on-tap

12-25-2011 05:20:20 | More by corby112
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imperialking

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

10-22-2012 17:48:04 | More by imperialking
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weeare138

Pennsylvania

4.33/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at The Railroad...
Appears a pitch black opaque with a small tan head that slowly fades into a gentle cap and collar. Lots of scattered lacing is left around the glass.
Smell is of a TON of vanilla, cocoa, caramel, and brown sugar.
Taste is of a flavorful punch of cocoa and vanilla with a hint of maple syrup, espresso, and molasses.
Mouthfeel is full bodied, sweet up front with a bitter and spicy finish. A tad abv is noticed.

Serving type: on-tap

12-26-2011 22:37:16 | More by weeare138
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1.2%

01-10-2013 08:46:59 | More by MarkyMOD
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lacqueredmouse

Australia

3.83/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle purchased from Slowbeer in Melbourne by Sam, who I shared it with, along with Rich.

Pours a deep, fluid brown-black with a loose-bubbled head of pale brown that only really settle as coagulation, not as a truly retentive crest. Body is surprisingly light, I'd say disappointingly so, although the carbonation is very pleasantly fine.

Nose is very pleasant: big chocolate notes with a hint of cherry, vanilla biscuits and a toasty undertone. Slight booziness, a touch of caramel. There's lots here, but it's all based on similar characters. If it had even just a little contrast it would be magnificent.

Pleasant, full sweetness on the palate, but without much in the way of body or feel. Clean clinging bitterness on the back: again slight suggestions of cherry or kirsch and a roasty bitterness giving slight tannins and a medicinal finish.

Feel is definitely pretty thin, although the sweetness in the flavour masks this somewhat.

Overall, this is good: definitely an entry in the sweeter end of imperial stouts. I did enjoy it, but because of the slightly medicinal finish and the slight lack of body, it didn't really go the distance.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2013 05:12:23 | More by lacqueredmouse
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duceswild

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

10-31-2012 05:25:46 | More by duceswild
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BillRoth

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

12-08-2013 04:01:34 | More by BillRoth
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Evil Twin Soft Dookie from Evil Twin Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 274 ratings.