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Evil Twin Yin - Evil Twin Brewing

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BA SCORE
89
very good

627 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 627
Reviews: 149
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 17
Gots: 68 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Evil Twin Brewing visit their website
Denmark

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rfgetz on 04-22-2011)
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Reviews by gillagorilla:
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gillagorilla

Maryland

3.56/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a Burley Oak snifter (best before 2015)

A: Pitch black with minimal mocha head. No lacing.

S: Sweet roasted malts.

T: It tastes like it would pair well with the Yin DIPA. It is just light enough to meld well with an IPA. However, the mouthfeel combined with the underwhelming flavors don't make for a great stout. The roasted malts are quite watery and thin and not very complex. Very one note.

M: Very smooth and just a tiny prickling of carbonation there. It starts to seem velvety and syrupy, but then it gets a bit watery. Very thin tasting.

O: Not a big fan of the taste but I got it on sale. I skipped on the Yang. Not a great stout and very underwhelming for the price.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2013 00:25:42 | More by gillagorilla
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Evil Twin Yin from Evil Twin Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 627 ratings.