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Evil Twin Yin - Evil Twin Brewing

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BA SCORE
89
very good

649 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 649
Reviews: 152
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 19
Gots: 76 | 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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BostonPhilly

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

11-24-2013 18:05:15 | More by BostonPhilly
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beerhan

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

11-24-2013 02:24:26 | More by beerhan
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xungmound98

New York

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-23-2013 21:35:58 | More by xungmound98
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-23-2013 15:47:43 | More by Kmat10
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

11-23-2013 06:36:14 | More by ZEB89
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a nearly pitch black color. The head stands tall at three fingers high, khaki shaded. Texture-wise, it seems more soapy than creamy, but still, this has good retention for a 10% beer. Some spotty patches of lacing are left behind.

S: This has a lot of licorice for my tastes. Seriously, a lot. Apart from that, this beer still brings the roast, still brings the chocolate, and even brings something resembling peat. There's even some slight citrusy hops floating around. Even with all the aniseed, this has a very appealing aroma.

T: I said the aroma brings the roast. Well, that's not the case here - because it REALLY brings the roast, like a charred sledgehammer. The roasted notes are mainly clustered near the finish; before that, it starts with a combination of fruitiness and licorice. It also finishes with slight wisps of chocolate and booze (just enough to add to the experience, mind). I'm really enjoying how charred the roasted malts are in particular.

M: It starts off really dry finishing in spite of the creamy body, and combined with its slightly thin body, gives it great drinkability. The finish becomes becomes a lot wetter as more is consumed - it's almost like said feature is an omen for me to stop slamming this. Too bad, because I absolutely adore a slammable imperial stout (Black Albert, anyone?) Carbonation is medium.

O: Make no mistake, this is really damn good. A bit pricey for me to purchase this frequently, though. Highly recommended for roast lovers.

11-23-2013 05:03:04 | More by ThisWangsChung
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Haybeerman

Colorado

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-22-2013 04:53:55 | More by Haybeerman
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jaycar06

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

11-22-2013 01:02:53 | More by jaycar06
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avalenzuela

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

11-21-2013 19:41:06 | More by avalenzuela
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SourAddict

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

11-20-2013 15:21:56 | More by SourAddict
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JKV96

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

11-11-2013 14:50:22 | More by JKV96
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Dope

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.3%

11-10-2013 18:59:28 | More by Dope
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BfloBrewHound

New York

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

11-10-2013 17:00:37 | More by BfloBrewHound
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Beaver13

Colorado

2.83/5  rDev -28.4%

12 oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a medium creamy brown head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is a little subdued - roasted chocolate malts and some black licorice and a little smoke.

The flavor is some sweetness up front with heavily roasted chocolate malts and some dark fruit and black licorice. There's lots of charred bitterness in the aftertaste. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied, but a bit watery.

Overall, it's got too much charred bitter roast.

11-09-2013 05:31:04 | More by Beaver13
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JRod1969

New York

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

11-04-2013 23:10:15 | More by JRod1969
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

10-31-2013 00:39:51 | More by KevinGordon
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CDCNAM

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

10-28-2013 04:38:23 | More by CDCNAM
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-26-2013 07:23:42 | More by Mebuzzard
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frogfan

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-22-2013 16:04:03 | More by frogfan
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doowhat

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

10-20-2013 14:37:29 | More by doowhat
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BA_Berto

New York

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

10-15-2013 01:38:53 | More by BA_Berto
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BMMillsy

Florida

4.24/5  rDev +7.3%

Bottled 2/13/13. Pours deep black with big creamy brown head. Roasted grains on the nose and a bit of earthy coffee. Flavor is huge roasted malt with some coffee and very bittersweet chocolate. A nice balance of bitterness. Thick and creamy mouthfeel with medium carbonation. This should be talked about more. Excellent impy.

10-13-2013 02:57:25 | More by BMMillsy
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scottwurst

Illinois

3/5  rDev -24.1%

10-11-2013 16:46:07 | More by scottwurst
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IrishColonial

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-10-2013 02:01:50 | More by IrishColonial
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jpd7374

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.3%

10-09-2013 22:56:16 | More by jpd7374
Evil Twin Yin from Evil Twin Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 649 ratings.