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Evil Twin Christmas Eve At A New York City Hotel Room - Evil Twin Brewing

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BA SCORE
88
very good

477 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 477
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 23
Gots: 75 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: timtim on 12-06-2011)
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Photo of Beer-A-Lot
4.2/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Delicious, full bodied, and beautiful. Lots of head and pitch black. Loads of bitter coffee and hints of chocolate, rich and malty. No way this is 10% because it goes down really fast and easy. Comparable to FBS and in the same league. People have complained about this because of the price, but at least at my local shop, the price was drastically reduced by over half. Very much worth the price. I'll get more and maybe save some for Christmas Eve. Superb.

More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
3.65/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours nearly jet black with a almost non existent head atop.Aromas of buttery rum,bitter chocolate,and dark fruit.A flatter feel with flavors of dark fruit and bitter chocolate mainly,brash sweet alcohol in the finish.Eh not as good as I was hoping for but not awful.

Photo of braugon
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of MadScientist
3.84/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottled on 08/23/13

A: A jet black beer with a thick, espresso colored head. The head is made of compact, long lasting foiam.

S: Some dark stone fruit, a bit of alcohol and a slight note of citrus hops.

T: Strong dark malt flavors with some unsweetened chocolate, roast, burnt sugar and a some dark fruit flavors. There is a moderate dark malt bitterness and a medium hops bitterness; against the moderate caramel sweetness the balance is somewhat towards the bitter. There is a linger bitterness in the aftertaste with some alcohol sweetness in the medium finish.

M: A medium-full bodied beer with medium-strong carbonation.

O: A big, richly flavored Imperial Stout.

Photo of SanFranJake
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of sabitu
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Shagator
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of olradetbalder
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of aboyd87
2/5  rDev -48.7%

Astringent flavor on the back end turns me off. Not comparable to the other stouts evil twin puts out.

Photo of Marius
4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of ImFlyerThanYou
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of JeffNev
4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

Photo of ehammond1
3.58/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On Tap

Churchill's Pub & Grille
San Marcos, CA

Dark, deep brown with nearly no head and eventual dots of lacing down the glass.

Huge amounts of roasted malt in the aroma along with little else, perhaps the tiniest hint of chocolate sweetness and dark fruit, but this is simple and roasty, though very boldly aromatic.

The flavor is again dominated by huge amounts of roasted malt with almost a smokey characteristic, a bit of bitter chocolate, and a mild dark fruit component; this beer is also relatively, almost strangely, bitter for a big stout. Drinkable, though simple.

Medium to full bodied with low carbonation.

A fine, above-average stout, but certainly not worth the price tag, as there are finer examples for less than half the cost.

Photo of amstokesdb9
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of BurgeoningBrewhead
4.26/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle into snifter; jet black with a thin brown head that fades into a delicate ring of foam quickly.
Smell is roasted malt, coffee, dark and sweet chocolate, toffee, burnt sugar, dark fruit. A bit more complex than the Yin I had last night, and that's a good thing.
Taste is similar to the Yin; dark roasted malt starts off, with coffee and dark chocolate. Dark fruit is present as well, with tiny hints of milk chocolate sweetness. As with Yin, slight warmth of alcohol in the finish.
Mouthfeel is a bit fuller than Yin, which is a good thing. For a 10% imperial stout, Yin was dangerously close to porter-territory in mouthfeel. This one is fuller.
Overall, this is the one I prefer of the two Evil Twin stouts I've had so far. We'll see if that changes when I crack my Imperial Biscotti Break tomorrow.

Photo of Jammergordon
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of williamjbauer
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of kwkdmk
3.64/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of TheBrk
4.25/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Schlafly33
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of acurtis
3.71/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of samtrillo
4.1/5  rDev +5.1%

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Evil Twin Christmas Eve At A New York City Hotel Room from Evil Twin Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 477 ratings.