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Evil Twin Yang - Evil Twin Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

552 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 552
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 13
Gots: 41 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Evil Twin Brewing visit their website
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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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

06-07-2014 21:00:45 | More by lonewolfcry
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Thailand

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-07-2014 05:32:25 | More by Poupae
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Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

06-07-2014 00:28:33 | More by Mlawrence
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-05-2014 20:07:20 | More by tedgelee
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Alextricity

Michigan

3.99/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottled 3/06/14 and poured 6/03/14. Poured into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint. $3.99 for a single bottle.

Appearance: A deep orange/copper sort of color... one of the darker DIPAs I've seen, I think. Aggressive pour yielded a sand colored, soapy head with a fair amount of lacing.

Smell: Very interesting. Unusual, even. There's a sweet malt character that I notice right away, but then there's also a sort of tea characteristic as well. There's a lot of fruitiness that I can't pinpoint specifically to a particular fruit. Hoppy tea and caramel malt... that's about the best way I can describe this beer.

Taste/feel: Wow, well that's smooth as hell. The 10% is hidden incredibly well with no hints of it anywhere as far as taste or warmth. The taste on this one is just unique as hell, and I feel I could easily pick this out of a line up. I'm struggling to find words to describe it. First of all, it's one of the maltiest *tasting* DIPAs I've had, I think, but it's not the sweetest, because there's a nice bitterness on the end that makes you crave another sip. The tea sort of flavor I get in the smell follows through into t he taste. Maybe it's not REALLY a tea flavor to most people, but it's how I describe it... it's unusual, but very, very nice. There's also an autumn leaf (yes, that specific) flavor to this beer as well as, dare I say, weed. Again, the finish is bitter and a bit dry, which is nice, considering the front of this beer is pretty malty sweet. The body of Yang is medium, almost full, with a moderate carbonation.

$4 for a bottle of this is asking a lot, considering 29 cents more could net me a bottle of their absolutely legendary I Love You With My Stout. Still, this is no doubt a damn good IPA, and it was bottled almost three months ago. If you can find it, try it, because it is most definitely a unique sort of DIPA.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2014 15:21:52 | More by Alextricity
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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

06-03-2014 14:59:21 | More by Kerrie
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Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

06-01-2014 07:04:45 | More by BigFatOgre
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

05-29-2014 22:58:41 | More by Durandal_777
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tylerstravis

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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

05-29-2014 15:10:26 | More by tylerstravis
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ccurrid

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

05-26-2014 17:00:59 | More by ccurrid
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New York

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

05-25-2014 00:24:09 | More by osant37
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psumjl269

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-24-2014 21:04:56 | More by psumjl269
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wckneeshaw

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

05-23-2014 14:12:19 | More by wckneeshaw
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TreyIsWilson

Michigan

3.83/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours a hazy deep amber with a two-finger foamy white head. Light sticky lacing.

S - Aromas of orange peel, grapefruit, caramel malts, and piney hops.

T - Starts sweet with a strong amount of caramel malts and citrus. The piney hops come in mid-palate bring a strong lasting bitterness.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Creamy mouthfeel with a dry finish.

O - A nice DIPA. The finish is a touch to bitter for me, but still enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2014 02:18:11 | More by TreyIsWilson
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Arkansas

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -21.5%

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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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FFreak

Vermont

2.78/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Decanted to a beer glass. A gorgeous clear orange-copper color with a one-finger off-white head that dissipates quickly leaving minimal lacing. Very little hop aroma. The taste is overwhelming bitter citrus peel with a small amount of sweet malt returning on the finish. Under-ripe grapefruit dominates. The bitterness dissipates a little as the beer warms. Paired with a sweet food, it improved dramatically.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2014 18:13:13 | More by FFreak
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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

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maximum12

Minnesota

2.48/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Evil Twin inexplicably showed up in the Twin Cities recently so hey! Let's try some. 12 oz. bottle with a smudged bottle date sometime in March 2014.

Pour is typical orange, hazed & confused, low level of carbonation. Nose isn't terribly appealing: orange juice that's had an extra three cups of sugar thrown in my a three-year old. No hint of hops.

Yang is a bitter orange to swallow. There seems to be a duality of tastes here: bitter hops & bitter oranges. Big taste of oranges infused with caramel is quickly overwhelmed by a harsh, scattershot bitterness, enough that it's clearing my allergy-ridden sinuses & scrubbing my papillae rather painfully. Light wildflower honey tries to balance the hops but fails. Drinkability? Now splitting with my wife, who seems to like it more than I do. Six ounces will be plenty, thanks.

Not impressed. Not bad, but completely out of whack. Too many aspirin-hops. Not a very good beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2014 03:01:06 | More by maximum12
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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-11-2014 20:05:32 | More by mikeburd1128
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joseph_french

Arkansas

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

05-11-2014 19:08:51 | More by joseph_french
Evil Twin Yang from Evil Twin Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 552 ratings.