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

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very good

481 Ratings
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Ratings: 481
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 23
Gots: 78 | FT: 5
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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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3.89/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of clayrock81
3.94/5  rDev +1%

Poured a black body with minimal head and lace patches.
Aroma is dry and full of roasted malts and there seems to be a little sweetness in the aroma.
Full bodied, thick, has a dry, roasted malt base of a taste profile and there is a touch of chocolate sweetness found in this beer.
Overall, a simple but enjoyable stout.

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4.03/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Look - Pitch black with a creamy dark tan head so tall that I had to wait while I was typing this for it to dampen in order to pour the entire 12 oz bottle into the english pub glass

Smell - Not an incredibly potent aroma, but definite notes of holiday spices

Taste - Malty sweet, thick caramel with once again just hints of holiday spices, on the finish the undertones of burned malts, roasted nuts and perhaps just a slight amount of bitterness come to the front of the line accompanied by the ever present alcohol flavor from this beer's hearty 10% ABV

Feel - Thick, viscous and increasingly sticky as you drink it, the mouthfeel works better with the palate than the finish

Overall - A solid imperial stout. Much like my thoughts on Founder's Breakfast Stout, my favorite thing about this beer is that it's flavors work well with it's style while adding their own stamp of individuality, in this case supplying playful hints on top for that Christmas spirit! A definite recommendation for you if you enjoy craft imperial stouts in general.

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4.16/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Delicious. Super dark brown body. Persistent, mocha head. Spotty and slick lacing.
Smell: Sweet lactose.
Taste: Burnt malts. Sweet lactose. Honey.
Feel: Medium carb, silky, smooth, and substantial body.
Overall: Very, very nice. Big lactose. Merry Christmas.

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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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.

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3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Brown head on black body.

Roasted malt, a little sweet, a little boozy.

Licorice and raisin, but not much on the latter. Harsh edge, heat from the 10%. Fruit's not there but dark chocolate comes off smooth (cacoa nibs?), bit of sweetness could help this one. Has a granulated hot chocolate mix character.

Thick. Has that marshmallow texture.

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Near black, opaque body with a thin, beige cap. Dark chocolate and roast aromas. Bitter chocolates, cocoa, perhaps a hint of spice. Mild char notes and singed coffee beans. Viscous with relatively low carbonation. Solid.

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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 481 ratings.