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Evil Twin Ashtray Heart - Evil Twin Brewing

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84
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272 Ratings
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Ratings: 272
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 15.36%
Wants: 9
Gots: 41 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Evil Twin Brewing visit their website
Denmark

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  8.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed at De Molen, the Netherlands..

(Beer added by: SilentSabre on 07-28-2011)
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Carl_R, Aug 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

bootdown21, Aug 10, 2014
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4.31/5  rDev +16.2%

a really decadent smoked beer here, called a porter but definitely an imperial, maybe even a stout. thought it was normal abv when opened and was shocked to read the bottle at nearly 9%. one of the better evil twin brews going, a definitely the best smoked dark beer i can remember of late. chalky finished dark brown beer, silky smooth and alluring, enticing, and all dolled up with a full inch of rich dark mocha head. the nose is a mixture of sweet and bakers chocolates with a ton of smoke on it, not the lighter cherrywood type, but proper heavy german rauch stuff, fireside smelling and balanced well with lots of special dark malts. rich caramel middle in the taste is the real surprise, never expected such a robust desserty vibe to this, i dont know why i underestimated it, but i did. love the intense chocolate without the sweetness, and the way the smoke makes everything pop without crowding out the clever malt bill in any way at all. full bodied almost syrupy texture, but i find myself drinking it too quickly. its just so smooth and flavorful and im curious for more than the one bottle i have. strong but well hidden alcohol, it drinks like dessert honestly. what makes it special is the grain, one of the best smoke beers ive had, and one i need to snag more of. really worth trying.

StonedTrippin, Aug 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Big_Dave, Aug 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

BrahptimusPrime, Aug 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Hoptimus-Prime, Aug 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Knoxrb12, Aug 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Usdsabo, Aug 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

TonyJ815, Jul 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

memphischas, Jul 29, 2014
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5/5  rDev +34.8%

Sir_Goatman, Jul 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

doldham, Jul 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

ygtbsm94, Jul 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

diverite, Jul 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

NooseJustice, Jul 26, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +19.7%

Weirdly, a huge (more than three fingers) tan head forms up, popping away slowly, leaving a small creamy cappuccino cap and a few traces on the side of the glass. Black in colour.
Smells awesome: bacon, chocolate and clear oranges, quite a weird combo, but works great. Smoke, dark malts, faint coffee bean, green hops.
Quite a complex taste, maybe a bit too much really. Roasted malts, almost burnt, citrus juice and a big phenolic feel in the front. There's also some dark fruit, dark cooking chocolate, cream, cinnamon and faint vanilla, fainter licorice, followed by more and more roasted notes, getting to ash, charcoal, burnt wood, touch of peat and with a small smokey hint right at the finish. American hops stand tall in this one, almost close to a Black IPA, closing the beer with a nice leafy bitterness, alongside the obvious burnt dark bread crust and quite a bit of warm alcohol.
Medium body, creamy, smooth (if not for a bit of surplus fizz).
Really enjoyed this one, forgiving with the smokiness, but generous with the hops and the nice roasty chocolate. Might seem a bit rough, but nothing too hard to stomach.

dcmchew, Jul 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

HRamz3, Jul 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Andy_Luft, Jul 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

stevehagy, Jul 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Noonan425, Jul 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Kerrie, Jul 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

warnerry, Jul 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

XmnwildX12, Jul 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

yaksurf, Jul 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

JohnDee, Jul 17, 2014
Evil Twin Ashtray Heart from Evil Twin Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 272 ratings.