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Evil Twin Molotov Cocktail - Evil Twin Brewing

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89
very good

707 Ratings
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Ratings: 707
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 23
Gots: 101 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Did you like Before, During, & After Christmas? Maybe you thought it poured brilliantly, and you loved of the arrogant amounts of hops wowed you. This beer will knock your tongue off, essentially due to the obscene amount of hops that went down this explosive fella. It’s a tour de force in hoppiness and by far the craziest beer made by Evil Twin… but not the last.

Brewed at Fanø Bryghus.

(Beer added by: bark on 08-29-2011)
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

BellsFan, Apr 05, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -1.3%

I have braced myself for this one.Pours into a small tulip glass a clear burnt orange tinged golden with a tight formed one finger slightly off white head that sticks like glue to the glass,surprisingly alot of carbonation for a beer this big.Powdered sugar and oily hops in the nose,it just smells menacing,I pick up some faint nuttiness but no alcohol as it warms which is surprising.The alcohol wich was so well hidden in the aromas rears its big head on the palate,sweet fusel alcohol intertwined with citric hops is in your face,there is more caramel-like sweetness but the alcohol sweetness is king.It can barely be called a DIPA but I do like it,it's strong and sweet but the flavors meld well.Be careful here,it's big and in your face.

oberon, Nov 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

IronCity1822, Jul 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

braugon, Aug 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

MaxT, Jul 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

woodchipper, Nov 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

SanFranJake, Jul 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

joemetric, Jul 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

sabitu, Jan 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

freshflesh, May 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

csmartin6, Aug 24, 2013
Photo of Beaver13
2.73/5  rDev -30.9%

12 oz bottle, bottled on 7/31/13. Pours golden amber with a medium creamy off-white head that retains well and leaves some lacing.

The aroma is sweet caramel malts, tropical fruits and alcohol.

The flavor is heavily sweet and sugary fruity malts with big bitterness in the finish (that doesn't really dry out the cloying sweetness) and quite a bit of harsh alcohol. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

Overall, a bit of a mess, cloyingly sweet with some bitterness and a ton of alcohol. Reminds me of DFH 120 minute IPA.

Beaver13, Sep 27, 2013
Photo of mverity
3.89/5  rDev -1.5%

Golden yellow color with some appreciable white head. Decent lacing. Super crazy grapefruit and estery fruitiness. Super grapefruit taste as well. Nice malt backbone to support the rediculous hop profile, but it comes off a bit boozey. Heavily carbonated and nice medium body too. Aftertaste is lightly bitter. This definitely grew on me over the last few bottles.

mverity, Dec 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Beerswag, Oct 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.1%

henryclay_, May 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

KolbMarley, Feb 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Supalonnie, Jul 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

mikejonze, Feb 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

chossboss, Jul 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Marius, Aug 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

dankjohn, May 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Dave11899, Jun 16, 2014
Photo of MattyG85
4.35/5  rDev +10.1%

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Surly Darkness chalice.

Appearance: Pours a hazy amber orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. About one finger of off white head which slowly fades into a thin creamy layer. Leaves a decent amount of lacing.

Smell: A ripe, juicy, and dank hop forward aroma with big hints of citrus and pine. Upfront citrus hops with hints of grapefruit, orange peel, mango, lemon, pineapple, tangerine, and apricot. Dank and spicy pine resin along with some grass and floral hints. Sweet malt background with hints of sweet caramel, grains, yeast, and cracker. Very hop forward and juicy. A pretty good aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a very ripe, juicy, and dank hop dominated taste with big notes of citrus, pine, and grass. Citrus hop presence with big notes of grapefruit, orange pulp, mango, pineapple, apricot, lemon, tangerine, and melon. Big dank presence of spicy pine resin and grass. Sweet malt backbone with notes of caramel, grains, yeast, cracker, and slight honey. Very juicy and bitter. A pretty good hoppy taste.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Very juicy, oily, and drying on the finish. Somewhat boozy as expected with the 13% ABV.

Overall: A very good imperial IPA. Huge juicy hops all over the place. Not for the faint of heart but great for a hop head.

MattyG85, Apr 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Mantooth, Jun 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Cynic-ale, Aug 15, 2013
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Evil Twin Molotov Cocktail from Evil Twin Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 707 ratings.