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Evil Twin Molotov Cocktail - Evil Twin Brewing

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Evil Twin Molotov CocktailEvil Twin Molotov Cocktail

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BA SCORE
89
very good

608 Ratings
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Ratings: 608
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 16
Gots: 64 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Evil Twin Brewing visit their website
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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Reviews by eclipse54:
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eclipse54

Minnesota

3.1/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A 12 ounce bottle born on 10/15/2013 - nearly three months now - split into tulip glasses.

Pours a hazy copper color with some deep orange hues. A mere 5 mm of head develops, comprised of pure white bubbles just large enough to exclude classification as “foam.” The aroma is of earth, wet dirt specifically. There is a spicy, herbal prominence commensurate with a substantial hop bill. Sweet, fruity sugars finish the nose. The liquid carries notes of robust, earthen hops to the tongue, surprising it with a rush of bitter and spicy sensations. Sugar and citrus jump out almost immediately, though the former lingers substantially longer. In fact, the grapefruit and lemon are largely overpowered by the sweetness of the brew. The mouthfeel reflects the apparent sugar content - thick, almost viscous, and dry. Carbonation and alpha-acids balance and liven the body, but further contribute to the dry, resinous finish. Note that this is a 13% ABV concoction, and the alcohol remains hidden even this far into the drink. Overall, this is a spicy and sugary DIPA that foregoes balance and tradition in favor of masking a substantial alcohol content. Though better than many lesser attempts, the pronounced sweetness prevents it from being anything more than “average” for me.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2014 01:17:12 | More by eclipse54
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Pours dark orange, decent light beige head that goes (not too fast) to a nice lace, with lots of traces on the glass.
Fruity hop smell from afar. Close in and you get huge tangerine, pineapple, sweet peach, extra faint tropical notes too, grapefruit, fruit jam, caramel, warm alcohol (not too much tho), faint pine and breadiness.
Starts really sweet, full off peach and tangerine jam, pineapple syrup, faint papaya and passion fruit, grapefruit and oranges (with lots of bitter peel later on). Strong alcohol and bitter hops settle in, both rather pleasant, not disturbing. Big green profile, leafy, dank, touch of pine, big hop oils, with a really big bitterness in the end. The alcohol helps push the fruitiness through the bitter "barrier", leaving lots of the sweet tastiness in the aftertaste, at the cost of some extra booziness.
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Evil Twin Molotov Cocktail from Evil Twin Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 608 ratings.