Evil Twin Ron And The Beast Ryan - Evil Twin Brewing

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87
very good

226 Ratings
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Ratings: 226
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 9
Gots: 17 | FT: 2
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Denmark

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: xnicknj on 10-18-2011)
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of daledeee
4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Parlor City has been cycling various Evil Twins through the tap. So far, all are great.

Pours a bright cloudy yellow with a nice white head.

Nose is lemony, grainy hits of yeast.

I understand this has Brett in it. That really adds some nice twist. Tastes nice and lemony with a good spicy yeasty kick. Semi-funky. Lemon tends to the peel side and is balanced with a sweetness.

A good stickiness in the mouth feel adds a final facet to this enjoyable drink. A fine farmhouse it is.

Photo of twelveinches
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of DonDirkA
4.4/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Stone IRS glass. Hazy, straw color with foamy white head that lasts a bit then quickly disappears, leaving a very thin layer behind. Brewed with one of my personal favorites, Brettanomyces. Nose is lemon, straw, slightly sweaty/funky, some apples and some bready yeast notes. The taste is very lemony up front. Almost more lemony than lemons. That quickly gives way to a funky barnyard taste with tropical fruits like mango. There's some bready, malty tastes in the back and a strong yeasty taste more in the foreground. Some flavors of tart green apples and even a little bit of cherry in there. Delicious. It is very carbonated but not in an overwhelming way. Its very drinkable for something so funky. I am not usually a fan of saisons but a lot of new ones seem to be growing on me. If I get the opportunity to pick up another of these I will and I'll sit on it for a bit to see where the Brett goes. It tastes like its still alive and kicking and it has a long journey ahead of it.

Photo of AlexChillton
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of ILiveOffHops
4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

Photo of womencantsail
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy golden color with a nice white head. Citrusy nose with some straw, pineapple, light melon, and a pleasant dryness. A hint of spice, some bready malt, and as it sits, lemon drop candies. The flavor is a bit more bread/malt forward. Some citrus peel, straw, lemon, yeast, and light spice. A hint of tropical fruit and dry on the finish. Really nice and easy drinking.

Photo of hayesjw
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of GregoryMo
4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of FreshHawk
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of pohldogg356
5/5  rDev +28.5%

Photo of corby112
4.53/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Draft at The Farmers' Cabinet in Philadelphia, PA.

Pours a very hazy, light golden orange color with golden yellow edges and a two finger frothy white head that slowly settles into a lasting ring. Streaks of lace left behind.

Slightly funky, earthy aroma with subtle acetic vinegar undertones along with funky barnyard yeast notes.  Musty and sweaty with a strong citrusy wheat presence. Hints of lemon, musty funk, earthy wood and peppery spice.

Full bodied with a slightly creamy mouthfeel that compliments the tart barnyard funkiness really well.  Slightly vinegary but not acetic or solvent-like.  Earthy, funky yeast with some brett and a subtle lactic presence along with zesty, peppery spice and sweet citrus.  Really well balanced and very quaffable considering the complexity.  I enjoyed this beer immensely.  

Photo of jfcaa193
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of EyePeeAyBryan
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of MathNut
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of ehammond1
4.08/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On Tap

Churchill's Pub & Grille
San Marcos, CA

Slightly hazed golden in color with a creamy white head that leaves ribbons and lots of sticky lace down the glass.

Aroma is a nice combination of grass, hay, earth, a little bit of bubble gum, yeast, and floral hops. Very nice.

The flavor is similar to the aroma, with good amounts of grass, earth, and floral characters leading the way, along with a bit of sweet bubblegum, and bread. Very nice and incredible drinkable. No alcohol presence.

Medium bodied with moderate-high carbonation, and somewhat creamy.

Very nice, incredibly drinkable saison, though probably not worth the price point.

Photo of halo913
4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of chanokokoro
4.23/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a tulip glass at the Beer Bistro in Chicago.

Served with a two finger pillowy clean white head and a hazy golden body. The unmistakable smell of Brett-induced funk, with floral and fruit notes on the nose. Opens with the taste of flora and citrus, transitions to earthy, brett funk in the midpalate,and finishes dry and just a bit tart with strong notes of pear. On the lighter side of medium bodied however still features a fairly creamy mouthfeel. A very enjoyable and well-balanced brew.

Photo of jnoelani
5/5  rDev +28.5%

Photo of VeggieNugget
3/5  rDev -22.9%

Photo of Gmann
3.63/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a bright yet cloudy pale orange color with a short yet dense pure white head. A bit more orangey than your typical saison.

The aroma is quite sweet, has kind of an orangey candy type scent. Some subtle tart apple and farmhouse funk, mainly hay. Its a nice aroma but definitely sweet.

The taste has an earthy sourness that was not picked up in the aroma. Kind of sharp bitter unripe orange. There is a brightness from the malt and floral notes. Some hay and funk and an odd metallic note. The bitter/sour is too sharp for my liking.

The feel is light and fizzy, crisp. Good balance for the most part but does end with a rough bitterness.

A flavorful saison but the sour/bitter is a bit too striking; needs to be more mellow. Its worth a purchase but not sure a re-purchase.

Photo of LambicKing
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Hanzo
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Mcculler
4.45/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had two bottles on back to back days.

Both poured golden with red highlights under relatively thick heads that left solid lacing.

The first bottle threw citrus, pear, astringent herbs, flowers, and some slate-dominant minerality. Slightly sweet from the honey but much of the honey in this bottle had fermented very dry. Taste echoed smell.

The second bottle lacked the floral minerality but brought out focused tropical citrus (mango and tangerine) while maintaining herbal notes. The second bottle was a bit sweeter.

Brett funk in both bottles. Pleasant sour notes.

Solid carbonation in both and both were a little thick and heavy for the style.

This beers lack of consistency is a little odd. I bought the second after drinking the first for a particular dinner menu and was a little disappointed.

But both bottles were revelatory and unique examples of saison, while staying true to the style.

Photo of kjkinsey
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Evil Twin Ron And The Beast Ryan from Evil Twin Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 226 ratings.