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Evil Twin Yang - Evil Twin Brewing

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very good

625 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 625
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 16
Gots: 60 | 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 Darkmagus82
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Poured from bottle into a snifter

Appearance – The beer pours golden amber color with a two finger head formed upon pouring. The head has a lighter level of retention, fading over about a one minute time period to leave a decent level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is biggest of a bready malt smell mixed with some more dank herbal and earthy hop smells. Along with these smells comes some other hop aromas of a grapefruit nature as well as a little bit of a floral hop smell. A rather decent sum of a boozy aroma is there as well giving an overall slightly more warming smell.

Taste – The taste begins with a strong bready flavor mixed with a good showing of an grapefruit and earthy hop right from the start. There is also a good showing of a caramel malt right from the start, which as the taste advances is joined by some lighter and tropical fruit tastes, although these remain relatively light throughout the taste. The earthy hop increases in intensity and is joined by some flavors of an herbal and floral hop taste more toward the end bringing a bit of dank, greenness to the tongue. Toward the end a booziness really starts showing up strong and mixes with the malty and hopped taste to leave somewhat off (but not too off), rather warming and dank hopped taste to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thicker and creamier side with a carbonation level that is on the lower side. Both are rather fitting for the style, although a little too much for the dank tastes of the brew, with a slightly thinner body possibly having been better for the “greener” flavors of the brew.

Overall – A decent double, but a little too boozy and dank for my taste. Just alright and for the larger price tag, really not worth it overall.

Darkmagus82, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of jpolet
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%

jpolet, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of Washuffizi98
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Washuffizi98, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of JamieDuncan
3.12/5  rDev -18.3%

JamieDuncan, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of TooGood
4/5  rDev +4.7%

TooGood, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of Theniz
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Theniz, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of aklude
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

aklude, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of HighonHops42
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

HighonHops42, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of samibr
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

samibr, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of davegray
4/5  rDev +4.7%

davegray, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of rogerdandy
4.08/5  rDev +6.8%

rogerdandy, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of atrocity
4/5  rDev +4.7%

atrocity, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of Tyecko
3.8/5  rDev -0.5%

Tyecko, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of dads_basement
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

dads_basement, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of myuncle
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

myuncle, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of MattyG85
4.21/5  rDev +10.2%

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 illiniipa
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

illiniipa, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of Carl_R
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Carl_R, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of Durge
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Durge, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of Slayer213
4/5  rDev +4.7%

At 10% the boozyness isn't that bad. Some Sweet Malt balances it out well. An easy drinking DIPA.

Slayer213, Sep 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

socon67, Aug 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Modernrickk, Aug 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

TheWiredDJ, Aug 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

malfunxion, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of MisterHooks
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Enjoyed at TORST in Brooklyn. A good IPA, but not one of my favorites.

MisterHooks, Aug 26, 2014
Evil Twin Yang from Evil Twin Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 625 ratings.