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Evil Twin Molotov Cocktail - Evil Twin Brewing

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88
very good

925 Ratings
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Ratings: 925
Reviews: 162
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.94%
Wants: 40
Gots: 168 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
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Denmark

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: bark on 08-29-2011

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.
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Photo of rjp217
3.26/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LarryMyers
4.22/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of irishpride
4.17/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HunterThurston
4.92/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Great tasting beer, dangerous after two.

Photo of Floyd80108
3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of NickTheGreat
4.24/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L (4) – It’s not really fair to say I wasn’t impressed with this beer’s color; It was kinda a weird bright orange/amber color. I prefer DIPA/IIPA to be darker. There was a decent amount of head on it, though

S (4.25) – Smells really good. A bit of hoppiness and a bit of sweet malt.

T (4.25) – This beer tastes good. Really good. It does have a hoppy taste/aftertaste, but a sweet malt to it. Not overly sweet, but enough to be noticed. I didn’t really get much alcohol taste, which is surprising considering the ABV.

F (4.25) – This beer is carbed well and has a good mouthfeel. Good drinkability.

O (4.25) – I’d bought this beer a month or so ago, but kinda forgotten about it. So I was excited! This beer is solid all around. I’d like to add to my rotation, but the price per bottle will probably keep this as a special occasion purchase.

Photo of JohnParadee
1.71/5  rDev -56.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Sorry, but this was udderly awful.

Photo of PaulsBrew
4.55/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sprucetip
4.04/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy golden with thinnish white head that mostly fades but not completely.

Smells boozy, but with some citrusy hops poking through. Despite the lack of complexity, it is rich and bold.

Sweet but without the caramel flavor, medium bitterness across the middle, fairly sharp citrus flavor, and some more almost cloying sweetness on the backend.

Adequately carbonated, rich full body. viscous, with a bit of lingering bitterness after the finish.

Not that it matters, but I'd call this a really hoppy barleywine before I'd call it any kind of IPA. At that 13%, and as sweet as it is, you should go into this with the attitude of sipping on a barleywine rather than an IPA. In my view. …It's good, I like it. Pretty sweet though, just so you know.

Photo of jjwisenheimer
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MadelineNash
1.92/5  rDev -51.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Way too sweet. Tastes like bubble gum.

Photo of Peter1977
4.04/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NMFB
4.38/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ifixufly
4.16/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of elroacho
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dacoit
4.68/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Sark
4.05/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of alucard
4.13/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Mdog
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Yellow-gold and hazy, lots of particles in suspension, good head.

Smell: Boozy, then a lemony/citrus aroma.

Taste: Mandarin oranges, sweet, then a slightly metallic orange rind flavor, not super bitter, slick feel.

Overall: Picked up a single to try this triple IPA, it had an interesting flavor where the dry rind tasted almost metallic. Very orange-y. I might have to try another one side by side with another high abv DIPA like Devil Dancer or Double Crooked Tree.

Photo of GFM
4.02/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass. Pours a golden orange color. Quickly dissipating two finger head. A lot of
floating sentiment--I initially thought my glass must have been dirty. Thick feel; beer sticks to the mouth. Hop flavor gives way to a sweet aftertaste. Can sense the alcohol, but at 13% that's to be expected. I really enjoyed it. I had it before dinner after a winter afternoon of throwing the football with my son. It certainly helped me warm up. Definitely a beer best to end your session with; it will be hard to follow this up. (8.5)

Photo of AleHunter805
3.67/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of don1481
4.14/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Snifter at Burnhearts.

Overall, a pretty good imperial IPA. The high ABV is well hidden. A little too much of a slick aftertaste, but a really nice beer.

Photo of brianbud
4.13/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of zeff80
3.92/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Etrusco
3.89/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Evil Twin Molotov Cocktail from Evil Twin Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 925 ratings.