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Evil Twin Yin - Evil Twin Brewing

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very good

678 Ratings

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Ratings: 678
Reviews: 155
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 22
Gots: 81 | FT: 6
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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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Erice78, May 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

bcuz7, May 19, 2013
Photo of justintcoons
3.2/5  rDev -19%

12oz bottle poured into a snifter.

Pitch black with 3 fingers of loose, brown head that dissipates quickly. Tiny bit of light penetration along the edges.

Espresso, charcoal, dark chocolate, dark fruits and a little booze.

Deeply roasted barley and charcoal. Light notes of espresso and dark chocolate. Earthy and roasty with a bitter, piney finish. A little bit boozy.

Medium bodied, smooth, creamy and dry.

A good beer but it seems to be lacking depth. Perhaps a tad too bitter for my liking.

justintcoons, May 17, 2013
Photo of zac16125
3.95/5  rDev 0%

8oz pour from a bottle into a tulip
Bottled on: 3/13/13

A: Pours an opaque jet black with 1 fingers width of mocha colored head. Head dissipates fairly quickly and leaves only the faintest spots of lacing.

S: Huge leather notes, followed by tobacco. Char, roasted malts, stale burnt coffee, burnt toast. Not my favorite IS aroma profile, but well done and very strong nose.

T: Follows the nose with leather and tobacco coming out in full force. I also get roasted malt, char, subtle notes of dark fruit sweetness, burnt coffee, hints of piney hop bitterness, a touch of booze towards the end of glass.

M/D: Full bodied, but would benefit from being thicker. Carbonation on the higher end of the spectrum for the style. ABV is well restrained, and drinkability is moderate.

O: Overall, good not great, but well above average. Evil Twin really has an impressive lineup of Imperial Stouts. They make many others that I prefer to this one (IBB, Even More Jesus, Minigrowler), but I would definitely drink this again in the future.

zac16125, May 16, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

Bonko_the_sane, May 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Thedrizzle, May 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

JimmyFlatRock, May 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

iL0VEbeer, May 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

PaulMc, May 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Dannynoonan123, May 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

tommyguz, May 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Thickfreakness, May 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

dalepryor, May 07, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.1%

MADPolo, May 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

drgonzo2k2, May 07, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.1%

JordanPP, May 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

DRBiser, May 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

JeffTheJuice, Apr 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

bernardo06, Apr 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

hiphops24, Apr 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

kevindp9, Apr 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

lic217, Apr 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Mersh, Apr 23, 2013
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.71/5  rDev -6.1%

Bottled 2/13/13.

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Thin streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, slight dark fruit, and alcohol. Taste is much the same with intense burnt cocoa and char flavors on the finish. There is a high amount of roasty bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer but the roast presence in the flavor is quite strong.

UCLABrewN84, Apr 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

CaptDavyJones, Apr 19, 2013
Evil Twin Yin from Evil Twin Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 678 ratings.