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Evil Twin Yang - Evil Twin Brewing

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very good

649 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 649
Reviews: 132
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.07%
Wants: 16
Gots: 64 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Evil Twin Brewing visit their website

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  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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Photo of Jason
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Jason, Apr 05, 2013
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Photo of oberon
3.78/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a small tulip glass a deep copper/bronze with a nicely formed 1/2 finger head that left a few broken chunks of lace as it settled.Big pine notes in the nose,quite resiny,sweet honey and sweet alcohol stand out as well.A big sweet DIPA like way to many out there on the palate,brown sugar,alcohol, and drunken fruit mixed with underlying resiny hops,the alcohol really hits after the beer warms.It's a DIPA like many it's sweet and alcoholic,par for the course.

oberon, Mar 08, 2012
Photo of aszatk01
4/5  rDev +5%

aszatk01, Mar 03, 2012
Photo of MaxT
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

MaxT, Jul 28, 2013
Photo of Tiernan
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Tiernan, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of BenTherHppedThat
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

BenTherHppedThat, Apr 11, 2012
Photo of joemetric
4/5  rDev +5%

joemetric, Jul 10, 2014
Photo of sabitu
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

sabitu, Jan 07, 2014
Photo of lordofthewiens
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best by 2015 on the label.
Red/orange color, very pretty. Spotty head.
Sweet malt aroma predominately. Citrus hops, and a little bit of herbal hops.
Strong sweet malt taste. Grapefruit, orange, pineapple. Some late piney hops.
This was a very smooth and drinkable DIPA.
A little bit on the expensive side ($6.99 for the bottle).

lordofthewiens, Jun 07, 2011
Photo of dobmaster
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

dobmaster, Nov 16, 2013
Photo of NWer
4.13/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into tulip glass. Bronze color. Cleer.
Balanced malt and hop notes blend well. Nothing overpowering.
The taste is balanced up front with a mild citrus aftertaste.
A delicious beer that I enjoyed very much.
A nice clean IPA that is very enjoyable.

NWer, Oct 03, 2011
Photo of Beaver13
3.15/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle. Pours hazy reddish gold with a big rocky off white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is piney grapefruity hops with sweet caramel malt.

The flavor is sweet sugary caramel malts with fruity hops that have a pretty harsh bitter aftertaste. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied and a bit watery.

Overall, an OK sweet and fruity DIPA, but it's a bit watery with a harsh aftertaste.

Beaver13, Nov 07, 2013
Photo of JakerLou
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

JakerLou, Nov 21, 2013
Photo of Beerswag
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Beerswag, Mar 24, 2013
Photo of innominat
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

innominat, Jul 03, 2014
Photo of Eriogonum
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Eriogonum, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of ccurrid
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

ccurrid, May 26, 2014
Photo of MattyG85
4.21/5  rDev +10.5%

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Brooklyn chalice.

Appearance: Pours a hazy amber orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. About two fingers of off white head which settle into a thin patchy layer.

Smell: A juicy and earthy hop forward aroma with hints of citrus fruit and grass. Citrus hop presence with hints of grapefruit, orange peel, mango, lemon, and melon. Earth hop hints of grass and some subtle pine. Sweet bready malt hints of caramel, biscuit, cracker, and yeast. Also some tea like hints and a sweet scent of sugar. A solid hoppy aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a juicy and earthy hop forward taste with somewhat rustic notes of citrus and grass. Citrus hop notes of orange, grapefruit, mango, lemon, and melon. Earthy and floral hops with notes of wet grass and a little pine. Good backing presence of sweet malt with notes of caramel, cracker, biscuit, and yeast. On the sweeter side of IPAs. A pretty solid taste.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Juicy, oily, and fairly chewy. Finishes dry. Alcohol heat is mild.

Overall: A solid take on an Imperial IPA. Nice notes of citrus and earthy hops.

MattyG85, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of Mantooth
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Mantooth, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of Cynic-ale
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Cynic-ale, Jul 30, 2013
Photo of Cheebacheebs
4.2/5  rDev +10.2%

Cheebacheebs, Nov 08, 2014
Photo of rwilde
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

rwilde, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of SPRichard
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

SPRichard, Dec 27, 2011
Photo of glid02
4.05/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at the Brick Store.

Pours a clear deep copper color with a cream-colored head leaving solid lacing.

Smells of pale and heavier caramel malts with large amounts of bright hops, herbal, citrus, and hints of pine.

Tastes similar to how it smells. Grainy pale and caramel malts up front that are quickly overtaken by loads of hops, more herbal and pine than anything else. The ending is solidly bitter. Mouthfeel is very good with grainy carbonation.

Overall this is far from a balanced beer however I thought the hop choices played well off of each other. Worth a shot.

glid02, Jun 30, 2011
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Evil Twin Yang from Evil Twin Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 649 ratings.