Evil Twin Yang - Evil Twin Brewing

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86
very good

664 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 664
Reviews: 132
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.07%
Wants: 17
Gots: 67 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
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Denmark

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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Reviews by jpro:
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4.03/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Westbrook tulip...

A: ruby-tinged copper; light almond, two-finger head of thick suds; nice retention leaves some webby chunks of lace.

S: piney; light-resin; light grapefruit rind; toasted malt; and some alcohol.

T: hoppiness is a touch dull (more than expected, at least); light touches of bread crust; seems to be missing some character.

M: medium-full; moderate-high carbonation; finishes dry and not quite as tasty as hoped for...

O: a nice imperial IPA, but nothing that stands out.

More User Reviews:
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.

Photo of aszatk01
4/5  rDev +5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Tiernan
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of joemetric
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of sabitu
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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).

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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.

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.

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Eriogonum
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of ccurrid
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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.

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.2/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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Evil Twin Yang from Evil Twin Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 664 ratings.