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Evil Twin Epilogue - Evil Twin Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

38 Ratings
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Ratings: 38
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 7.22%
Wants: 3
Gots: 5 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Evil Twin Brewing visit their website
Denmark

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged for 6 months in Brunello Red Wine barrels.

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-09-2012)
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t0rin0

California

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

09-26-2012 03:09:03 | More by t0rin0
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to jmgrub for sharing this one during the Churchill's weekend festivities.

Pours a murky dark orange with a foamy khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of malt, brown sugar, dark fruit, and slight wine aromas. Taste is much the same with a slightly sour fruity flavor and an alcohol kick on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with some interesting aromas and flavors.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2013 02:23:35 | More by UCLABrewN84
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

10-28-2013 22:09:46 | More by djrn2
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metter98

New York

3.89/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is hazy dark brownish red in color. It poured with a quarter finger high beige head, that died down and eventually left a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of Brunello wine are present in the nose.
T: Like the smell, the taste has flavors of red wine from the barrel aging and also has some hints of dark fruits (cherries stand out in particular), which almost resemble a port wine (but without the sweetness) when combined with the red wine from the barrel aging. Hints of Belgian yeast are also noticeable.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has low to moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is enjoyable because the red wine barrel aging adds a little complexity to the taste.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2013 22:31:24 | More by metter98
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

02-07-2012 14:42:00 | More by nmann08
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womencantsail

California

3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a copper color with an off-white head. The wine aromas really come through strongly on this. Quite oaky with lots of grape/fruit notes. Lightly tropical and very sugary. There's a hint of lemon tartness and alcohol as well. The flavor is similar to the nose. Lots of wine, oak, and sugar. A hint of booze, light tropical fruit notes, and some citrus qualities. A nice berry and grape fruitiness to it as well.

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2012 22:40:29 | More by womencantsail
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-05-2012 23:59:25 | More by JAHMUR
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mdfb79

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

02-27-2012 18:17:12 | More by mdfb79
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.96/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a mostly clear dark reddish amber in color with a light amount of gentle carbonation and some ruby red highlights. The beer has a half finger tall sudsy beige head that reduces to a medium to large patch of thick film of large bubbles and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Minimal amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas malts with sweet dark fruit notes (plum), earth, oak, and some lighter notes of red wine and vinegar.

T: Upfront there is a moderate flavor of dark fruit malt sweetness with notes of cherries and plum. That is followed by some lighter notes of earthiness with moderate to strong flavors of red wine and oak along with just a hint of vinegar tartness.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Nice amounts of complexity with really nice notes of tart cherries - my wife, who is not a fan of Belgian beers in general really enjoyed the tar cherries aspects of this one. The alcohol is pretty well hidden and I thought this was really nice. Definitely one I would try again.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2013 22:31:43 | More by dbrauneis
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thagr81us

South Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had during Brewvival 2012! Served from tap into a Brewvival sampler imperial pint. Poured a dark brown with a very minimal tan head. There was no lacing evident throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, dark fruit, earth, wood, sugar, and fruit. The flavor was of sweet malt, dark fruit, wood, very subtle sugar, and fruit. It had a medium feel on the palate with mild carbonation. Overall this was a fairly good brew. The wine barrel did a little bit for this one as far as enhancing the flavor and aroma going on here, but it didn't knock it out of the park so to say like I would have liked to have seen. All of the right aspects for the style were there though which helped it quite a bit with its score. Still worth trying if you get the opportunity. Tick.

Serving type: on-tap

02-29-2012 13:19:50 | More by thagr81us
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Florida9

Illinois

3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Dirty looking dark reddish brown in color. Forms a smallish head, though in all actuality this beer just looks flat. No lacing.

S: Aroma consists of a malty sourness, red wine grapiness, and tea/

T: Brown sugar, with a mild caramel maltiness and a decidedly vinous quality. Almost sour, but not quite there.

M: Medium bodied, slightly tart with virtually no carbonation.

O: I'm not so sure about this beer. Not sure what it's supposed to be, and while it's not bad, it's not great either. Apparently this one cost $11 for a 12oz. Certainly not worth that price.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2012 00:04:48 | More by Florida9
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ngeunit1

California

4.33/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Dark brown-amber with a thin layer of off-white-khaki head. Fades fairly quickly.

S - Dark caramel malts, wine, oak, some sourness, dark fruit, Belgian yeast, raw sugars, some spices, and some of booze.

T - Dark caramel malts, dark fruits, wine, oak, some sourness, raw and residual sugars, Belgian yeast, clove and other spices, a touch of vanilla, and some booze.

M - Full bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a sweet, warming, and lightly sour finish.

D - The wine barrel adds some nice complexity and balance to the beer. Good BSDA.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2013 06:23:53 | More by ngeunit1
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homebrew311

Illinois

3.88/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours ruby red with lifeless appearance, no head or lacing. Light passes through, somewhat cloudy appearance. Nose is full of red wine tannins, some oak character. Red grapes are present. The taste is tart with some grape sweetness followed by oak and tartness. Mouthfeel is somewhat heavy with moderate carbonation. Overall, at a dollar an ounce, this one is a bit steep for what it is.
Pretty tasty overall.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2012 00:00:52 | More by homebrew311
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KAF

Iowa

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-05-2014 11:56:42 | More by KAF
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

poured a dark brown/red with a finger of head which sizzled away into nothing.. smells of red wine, raisins, toffee, brown sugar, orange citrus. wow, that is one funky flavor profile! tons of wine barrel/cork flavor, grapes, raisins, sugary sweet but so tart from the grape/wine barrels it almost feels like a sour! the mouthfeel is where it turns weird, medium body with very high carbonation, fizzier than seltzer water. the abv is fairly well hidden as well. a very tasty brew, definitely very unique. worth trying once, but honestly probably not worth the $12 i spent on it (over $1 an ounce).

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2013 01:41:54 | More by facundoCNB
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samEBC

Belgium

4/5  rDev +3.1%

03-10-2012 19:35:42 | More by samEBC
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jklecko2

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

06-13-2013 16:34:35 | More by jklecko2
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Hugonaut13

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

06-14-2013 03:25:11 | More by Hugonaut13
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daledeee

Iowa

3.89/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Still working on my Christmas presents.

Poured into a tulip glass. Got very little lasting head. Pretty much a cloudy brown with hints of red.

Nose is sour, dark fruit and yeast.

Taste: Ditto from above. A good dose of cherries with yeast. Also, there is some prune or plum. Kind of a sour beer as well but not lots of sparkle.

Mouth feel ends up being not very carbonated, but rather dry on the finish.

Overall, this beer has some things going for it but lacks in overall satisfaction.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2013 23:48:34 | More by daledeee
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POTABLE83

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

01-29-2014 16:14:37 | More by POTABLE83
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AlexChillton

Arizona

4/5  rDev +3.1%

04-06-2013 05:01:07 | More by AlexChillton
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JellyJacket

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.1%

10-31-2013 02:07:15 | More by JellyJacket
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mjw1200

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.1%

12-26-2013 22:51:36 | More by mjw1200
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Googs

New York

4/5  rDev +3.1%

03-18-2013 16:40:42 | More by Googs
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SkiBum22

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

03-16-2013 11:07:26 | More by SkiBum22
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Evil Twin Epilogue from Evil Twin Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.