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Evil Twin Yin - Evil Twin Brewing

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very good

735 Ratings

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Ratings: 735
Reviews: 162
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 22
Gots: 93 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
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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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4.16/5  rDev +5.3%

JohnGray, Yesterday at 02:29 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Nordbier, Monday at 02:51 AM
Photo of brentk56
4.3/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: A nice bubble show and then the beer settles in to present a three finger mocha-colored head perched atop the engine oil colored liquid; strands of lacing linger

Smell: Roasty tones, black bread, chocolate, mint and pine

Taste: The roast, black bread and chocolate lay down the backbone but there is a surprising bitterness from the hops that arrives in the mid-palate; fudge flavors mingle with the piney bitter tones, after the swallow, and there is a touch of mint in the finish

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with moderate carbonation

Overall: A very nice example of the style and a great finish to the Evil Twin trifecta I sampled this evening

brentk56, Sunday at 11:23 PM
Photo of JohnnyMc
4/5  rDev +1.3%

JohnnyMc, Saturday at 04:44 AM
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

dhinman, Nov 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -24.1%

yaksurf, Nov 14, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +21.5%

Cheebacheebs, Nov 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

jyacco15, Nov 13, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +6.3%

diamondlie, Nov 12, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +0.3%

Dominic_Decoco, Nov 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

memphischas, Nov 11, 2014
Photo of dorianmarley
4.11/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance has a thick brown brown head that lasts for days over a cola base.

Nose is mostly malt, with fresh rain and dark chocolate and yeast and oats.

Taste is initially bitter, with sweet cola. Not a lot of other flavors; muted from the alcohol, but this doesn't feel like a bad thing.

Mouthfeel is full, acerbic from the high alcohol, with a good amount of carbonation, and a slight oil slickness.

Overall, this is a stout with a ton of character.

dorianmarley, Nov 10, 2014
Photo of NinjaJesus
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Deliciously dark. Wish i could get my hands on Yang and make a black and tan!

NinjaJesus, Nov 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Corson, Nov 06, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +6.3%

s35keith, Nov 05, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -4.8%

Gdirt, Nov 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

chewy6935, Nov 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

spycow, Nov 02, 2014
Photo of braican
4.08/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Pours thickly into a pint glass, with a very small head the dissipates quickly. Moderate lacing down the side.

Smell: Roast-y and chocolatey, very little hop presence. A little alcohol, but not too much.

Taste: Bitter chocolate, lots of roasted malts, and a little smoky. Finishes very slightly boozy; not as much as I would have thought. As it warms a bit that alcohol flavor does start to get more pronounced. Not sweet really, but some subtle spices sneak up on you as well.

Feel: Medium bodied; a little slick but very drinkable for 10%. Bitterness lingers in a good way.

Overall: This is really good. As suggested on the bottle, I'll have to get the Yang to try the Black and Tan.

braican, Nov 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

amishbooze, Nov 01, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -8.9%

Mflanaga, Nov 01, 2014
Photo of Josh012012
3.9/5  rDev -1.3%

This beer pours a black body with a brownish kaki head.

Smell predominately of DARK roasted coffee with a bit of sweetness and alcohol.

Taste like a coffee stout.. does not get really into the deep fruit flavors that have a lot of depth. This one is more of a sharp coffee/burnt flavor with a finish that is too bitter to complement the beer.

Overall just an alright kinda bitter stout with a lot of coffee/burnt flavor

Josh012012, Oct 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Found this at the local liquor store, and I've heard awesome things about Evil Twin so I had to give it a try.
Pours a very dark black color with a delightful mocha/tannish head. Smell is sweet with a little bit of hops, black liquorice, coffee, and dark chocolate. Taste is sweet ending with a hoppy, bitter aftertaste. Chocolate, coffee, Coca-Cola, and dried figs.
Definitely a delicious stout, just a little overpriced ($3.99) in my opinion.

boogieman, Oct 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Stoutmeister, Oct 27, 2014
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Evil Twin Yin from Evil Twin Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 735 ratings.