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Evil Twin Biscotti Break - Evil Twin Brewing

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

219 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 219
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.76%
Wants: 67
Gots: 28 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Evil Twin Brewing visit their website
Denmark

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial porter brewed with Charleston Coffee Roasters espresso, vanilla beans, and toasted almonds.

(Beer added by: oline73 on 08-08-2011)
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CRJMellor

Arkansas

4/5  rDev -2.4%

03-30-2014 15:02:20 | More by CRJMellor
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Shagator

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

12-15-2013 05:42:39 | More by Shagator
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.4%

02-07-2012 00:58:40 | More by TimoP
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mverity

Florida

4.11/5  rDev +0.2%

Bottle from Sprayberry Bottle Shop. Black in color with nice dark chocolaty colored head. Head dissipated fairly quickly into a thin collar. Aroma is of hazelnut and a little bit of chestnut as well. Dark roasted malt and some sweet molasses too. Taste is nice and nutty as well. Sweet for a stout without being overly sweet. Nice molasses flavor along with the nuttiness. Silty mouthfeel and low carbonation.

02-15-2014 04:53:26 | More by mverity
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virinow

New York

4/5  rDev -2.4%

01-30-2012 22:23:39 | More by virinow
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ehammond1


4.05/5  rDev -1.2%

On Tap

Churchill's Pub & Grille
San Marcos, CA

Nearly black pour with a very thin khaki head. Spotted and specking lacing down the glass.

Rich, full aroma of coffee and roasted malt along with some chocolate. A coffee/dessert lover's heaven.

Roasted malt, sweet and burnt chocolate, and lots and lots of rich, authentic coffee flavor along with some mild bitterness. Incredibly well balanced.

Medium to thick bodied. Feels rich and decadent--would make quite a dessert.

A delicious coffee porter I can't wait (and hope!) to have again!

08-24-2011 22:38:30 | More by ehammond1
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SPRichard

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.4%

12-27-2011 15:31:15 | More by SPRichard
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Tkolar

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.4%

12-27-2012 15:44:52 | More by Tkolar
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -2.4%

05-18-2013 21:45:30 | More by JamesStreet
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.8/5  rDev -7.3%

A sweet concoction with much taste akin to a vanilla almod milk off the shelves, sugar, and coffee added. Medium mouthfeel, a little creamy. more roast at the end of the bottle,lots of coffee.Brown, with reddish tinge in the retained head. Peeno’s bottle, we both concur below expectations though very drinkable.

03-12-2013 14:32:24 | More by Sammy
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zaphodchak

Virginia

3.73/5  rDev -9%

About a finger of light brown head, and an oily brown body. Good retention and a bit of lace initially. I noticed that this had been poured into a pitcher first because it was pouring very foamy.

Nose contains black coffee, vanilla, and some almond-- bittersweet.

Rich, full taste with bitter coffee and unctuous vanilla sliding in on the finish. Almond suggests a splash of amaretto in the coffee.

The head is foamy, but underneath, there's not a lot of body. Doesn't support the taste.

Good, but it overreaches itself and ends up too thin. Rarely do I really dock something for lame mouthfeel, but in this instance (and maybe it had something to do with the draft system), the feel could not support the flavor.

04-29-2012 20:47:25 | More by zaphodchak
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -2.4%

12-31-2013 22:03:09 | More by Damian74Shensky
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Photekut

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

07-21-2013 15:54:49 | More by Photekut
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Doppelbockulus

Florida

3.63/5  rDev -11.5%

This beer was brewed and bottled in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, right next door to Charleston. As such the Charleston Beer Exchange was chosen to be the debut location for bottles of this beer and I happened to be there when the first cases arrived in early January 2012. This is the first bottle pulled out of the first box.

I waited to enjoy it with a few friends.

The fizz potential on this beer is dangerous. This beer has more head and bubble over than any other beer I have seen. I poured just a bit into a glass carefully and it still overflowed and the bottle also started bubbling over onto the counter and continued to produce a stream of head out the top for the next 10 to 15 minutes. By the way it pours almost black.

Smells like coffee and dark chocolate covered raisins.

It tastes like sweet and sour coffee with bitterness from the coffee. It is almost sweet but past the tip of the tongue it is gone.

The texture is smooth with a medium tingle.

02-18-2012 02:35:03 | More by Doppelbockulus
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Ralphs66

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

THIS is a great beer. Looked like candy sitting in the snifter on the beer bar at the DeCicco's in Brewster, NY. Gorgeous brown head floating on a black sea of goodness. Smell was complex with everything a good porter should have....and more. Coffee, vanilla, chocolate, smokiness, sweetness, booze...damn. Taste followed nose, and the smoothness was outstanding. Booze at 7.5 is not heavy, but what is there is fairly well hidden. Nice chewiness on the mouth feel, but not overdone. I would have bought a growler for an upcoming holiday party, but at $35 a pop, I decided the masses would not appreciate it enough.

12-15-2011 13:58:14 | More by Ralphs66
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mfrogs

New York

4/5  rDev -2.4%

03-25-2012 19:14:11 | More by mfrogs
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nickhiller

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.4%

02-05-2012 21:55:16 | More by nickhiller
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Swentzel

California

4.4/5  rDev +7.3%

sniffed the bottle after opening and got a nose full of gushing foam... sad to see good beer absorbed in a paper towel.. decanted to let carbonation to settle.

dark, dark brown, if not black, color with mocha head..

tastes and smells amazing. like a biscotti.. toasted malts and nutty coffee.. vanilla beans blended perfectly...like the icing on your beer.. smooth mouthfeel and virtually no bitter or alcohol presence.. a good breakfast beer...

02-09-2012 04:56:24 | More by Swentzel
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thagr81us

South Carolina

4.05/5  rDev -1.2%

Served from tap into a flared pilsner. Poured a massively dark brown with a half finger tan head that subsided to a minimal amount quickly. Maintained nice lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, bread, dark chocolate, and milk chocolate. The flavor was of sweet malt, bread, roasted malt, and dark chocolate. It had a heavy feel on the palate with mild carbonation. Overall this was a good brew. For this one to be a porter it was actually quite enjoyable. All of the flavors were spot on as far as how they were blended together and their intensity. This made the brew quite enjoyable and easy to drink. The dark chocolate bitterness was a very nice touch here and helped out with some of the roastiness that I got on the flavor. A solid example of the style that I'm glad I got the chance to try.

11-08-2011 14:53:32 | More by thagr81us
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Kevincredible

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

05-13-2013 21:55:51 | More by Kevincredible
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Nage37

California

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

08-27-2013 02:58:13 | More by Nage37
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KnightRider

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

03-05-2012 05:37:37 | More by KnightRider
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EfilsGod


2.5/5  rDev -39%

04-16-2012 08:49:58 | More by EfilsGod
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sonofliberty2

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

07-23-2013 15:14:20 | More by sonofliberty2
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JSBILK

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.4%

08-09-2013 20:14:07 | More by JSBILK
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Evil Twin Biscotti Break from Evil Twin Brewing
91 out of 100 based on 219 ratings.