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Evil Twin Hop Flood - Evil Twin Brewing

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very good

261 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 261
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 3
Gots: 21 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Evil Twin Brewing visit their website

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Amber IPA

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-09-2012)
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3.92/5  rDev +4%

08-28-2014 21:28:09 | More by MSandahl23
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

08-26-2014 01:01:31 | More by RummyRedbeard
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New York

3.85/5  rDev +2.1%

08-23-2014 16:05:35 | More by Phigg1102
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

08-23-2014 15:03:38 | More by kguard
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3.32/5  rDev -11.9%

08-23-2014 04:28:51 | More by mrebeka
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-21-2014 18:39:10 | More by ironchefkook
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3.73/5  rDev -1.1%

thick. heavy. smell of some kind of urine....

08-18-2014 00:15:34 | More by pkalix
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New York

3/5  rDev -20.4%

08-16-2014 18:33:19 | More by paulytasker
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2.76/5  rDev -26.8%

08-16-2014 13:50:57 | More by Rons35
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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

08-14-2014 15:51:30 | More by kneary13
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Alberta (Canada)

4.04/5  rDev +7.2%

Single bottle poured into a tulip glass. Sort of a cloudy root beer-like bronze hue with an imposing honeycomb beige head that took a while to simmer down. Aroma is indeed a flood of hops, ample grapefruit/tangerine citrus along with tropical mango, hints of lychee and a guava-like musk, coupled with a rich toasted nut and toffee vibe from the malts. Smells beautifully resinous yet assertively malty at the same time. Hops are powerful on the tongue as well, a huge spicy burn along with robust citrus and dried tropical fruit flavors (same as on the nose). Some get toasted bread ... Sure, but I am getting a pronounced bitter walnut effect as well. Comes off as thick, with a moderate degree of carbonation and a pine resin element in the fruity, juicy, yet pungently bitter finish. I won't say this is the best hoppy amber or red IPA I've had to date but its right up there. The brash hops thrust themselves forward from beginning to end, with the malts skewing towards the dry and nutty as opposed to the caramel sweet. Not for the faint of heart.

08-13-2014 03:52:49 | More by CalgaryFMC
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

08-12-2014 15:16:49 | More by Skiefer
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4.4/5  rDev +16.7%

Pours a dark, but vibrant, red colour. Beige head - cream rather - small, fairly dense, but a bit lacklustre unfortunately. Lacing sticks around OK but not brilliantly. Still, I love the colour.

Smells very, very hoppy. Floral bouquet with a touch of rosewater, lots of tangy citrus though, plus passion and lychee. Touch of toffee malt underneath. Beautiful stuff.

Taste is fairly sticky at first. Has a note of burnt sugar before hops take a stranglehold. Yeah, lemon, grapefruit, notes of tangerine and passionfruit, then bitterness gets quite woody on the back with a dry cedar character. Really melts away at the end, astonishingly well since it seems headed for mega-alpha territory. Amazing, really. Tangy, bold, even brash, but ultimately amiable as anything.

Bit of pull from the hops but body is there to save the day. Not bad.

Really packs a powerful, knockout punch, yet holds back from delivering it and just lets you, too, savour that moment before the kill. Then the kill doesn't come, and relief comes flooding in. My kind of beer.

08-11-2014 06:50:26 | More by laituegonflable
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Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-11-2014 04:51:10 | More by valianes
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

08-10-2014 00:27:38 | More by greymalkin
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-09-2014 23:08:30 | More by BodyPolitic
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New York

4.2/5  rDev +11.4%

Bottled on 4/9/14: Pours light chestnut brown with reddish hints and has a ton of sediment floating in it that looks like a picture of a snow globe; foamy 1 finger light tan colored head that has a ton of bubbles in it and faded extremely slowly, leaving excellent foamy lace coating the sides and creamy layer on top. Looked like a great IPA or stout out of the bottle, very impressive overall.

Smells of fresh citrus hops and grapefruit up front, followed by bread crust, caramel, lemon zest, graham cracker and malt. The malt is slightly more dominant with toasted Italian bread coming to mind, piney hops and herbs or light spices similar to dry tea leaf. Balance is pretty nice and this has a lot more bold flavors than most amber ales, I prefer hoppy brews in most styles so this scores very high in my book.

Tastes of roasted or smoked grains, toffee, burnt toast, piney hops, syrup, brown sugar, grapefruit, dry grass, lemon zest, pepper and other mild spices and something chalky which is like a very dry cracker. Flavor is much maltier than the nose, but the hops add nice balance and complexities that add sweetness and keep it interesting. The heat is evident as the 7% shows throughout, but the cracker taste lingering is like a Saltine dipped in an IPA and actually quite nice.

Mouthfeel is on the heavier side, with mild carbonation, a chewy body and a very dry finish that leaves a sweet bready taste hanging around with some nutty aspects and a yeast-like powdery coating.

I assume the hops would have stood out more if I drank this bottle 2 months ago when I bought this beer, but either way I found it really tasty and enjoyable. Another winner from Evil Twin, I urge giving it a try as it was not your standard amber ale, this was an amber zapped by gamma rays and hulked up with flavor.

08-09-2014 02:14:12 | More by CHickman
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

08-08-2014 23:08:07 | More by Meb3
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

08-08-2014 21:58:55 | More by cfaulman
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-05-2014 16:34:10 | More by djrn2
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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New York

4/5  rDev +6.1%

08-05-2014 01:47:54 | More by Aficionado_Shawn
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

08-04-2014 18:18:32 | More by lochef81
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Evil Twin Hop Flood from Evil Twin Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 261 ratings.