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Evil Twin Freudian Slip - Evil Twin Brewing

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226 Ratings
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Ratings: 226
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 11.5%
Wants: 10
Gots: 49 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Evil Twin Brewing visit their website
Denmark

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Batch 1 750ml
Batch 2 22oz

(Beer added by: beerbiatchMD on 02-05-2012)
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zacky_U

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

05-30-2014 00:54:18 | More by zacky_U
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neckbracesub

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

05-29-2014 22:41:59 | More by neckbracesub
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.96/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I often find these Evil Twin beers reasonably priced at Vintage Estate in Ohio. Paid $3.59 for the single.

A - Ah crap a hard pour really shook up the yeast I get an f-ton of floaties in my deep amber brown beer but as a reward I get over an inch of opaque colored head.
S - I agree with others it does smell rather hoppy but I can still pick up sweet caramel and oaky like tones under those hops. In no way is it mild so hopefully it will not be too bitter.
T - Very bittering hops but they do conceal the ABV very well only giving a slight burn in the finish. Malty sweetness is timid also giving way to oaky and somewhat toasted malt characteristics. Not bad overall!
M - Medium in body some sips heavier than others. Sediment is not bothering me much.

Overall its a very dank hopped high gravity barleywine. Not too sweet or too overall hoppy. Worth trying if you can pick it up in a way it reminds me of a higher gravity version of Avery's "Hog Heaven"

edit: Just noticed this used to be 12% before it was placed in 12oz bottles. Love the smaller format guys but lets keep the original recipe OK?

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2014 04:20:13 | More by DrDemento456
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-28-2014 04:05:15 | More by kmos27
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Ejayz

Iowa

3/5  rDev -19.8%

05-25-2014 04:10:38 | More by Ejayz
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largadeer

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-25-2014 02:36:44 | More by largadeer
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TippedMixology

New York

3.4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Brewed in Stratford, CT by Evil Twin Brewing.

Appearance - Pretty, dark honey coloring with about a finger of head.

Smell - Very nice. Bright and slightly hoppy with a good amount of light fruits... possibly strawberry, but I can't pinpoint it.

Taste - Pretty disappointing. Hops take over the beginning, then it melds into a nice malty flavor in the middle but is immediately inundated with overwhelming bitterness drowning out any sense of malt.

Mouthfeel - The hoppy bitterness takes over here. Not much else to say--decent carb.

Overall, not the worst barley wine I've had, not the best. I tend to stay away from hoppy beers, but don't mind them if they're done correctly... this one was somewhere in the middle.

-Adam from Tipped Mixology

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2014 16:06:49 | More by TippedMixology
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seangibbs60

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-23-2014 00:26:31 | More by seangibbs60
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osant37

New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-22-2014 04:02:41 | More by osant37
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taospowder

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

05-21-2014 03:56:29 | More by taospowder
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allenson21

New York

4/5  rDev +7%

05-21-2014 02:30:10 | More by allenson21
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HollyHops

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

05-21-2014 00:39:13 | More by HollyHops
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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

05-20-2014 22:00:00 | More by plumcrazyfx
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BogAl

Indiana

2.25/5  rDev -39.8%

05-20-2014 02:25:59 | More by BogAl
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BSuter

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-19-2014 15:02:53 | More by BSuter
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle dated 03/12/14. Sampled on May 18, 2014. This is the one brewed in Connecticut.

The pour is an attractive dark amber with ruby red highlights glistening around the edge of the glass all under a cream-colored delicate head.

In the aroma the main thing I get at first is a complex dark fruit character akin to plum or prune but the barley malts are not that far behind. Also I pick up a little black licorice and no booze bite.

The body is bold and smooth.

Those vibrant fruit notes are also in the taste but the malts carry themselves forward as well. Still no boozy taste but the hop bitterness at the end is pungent and lingering. Not something I got on the nose but a satisfying conclusion.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2014 21:22:19 | More by puboflyons
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MakeMineADoubleJack

New Jersey

3.89/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a Sam Adams perfect pint. Nice deep amber redness, two full fingers of cream-colored head.

Toffee/caramel/bready sweetness in the nose. Decently satisfying.

Taste is all sweetness: no alcohol burn, no hop bitterness. That may be the most impressive part about this beer: 10.3% ABV and I can't detect it whatsoever.

Not bad, but I prefer a hoppier barley wine.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2014 01:33:03 | More by MakeMineADoubleJack
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SlamLord

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +7%

05-17-2014 23:40:07 | More by SlamLord
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midlifec

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-15-2014 21:29:37 | More by midlifec
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LightnerLiquorKS

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

05-14-2014 01:00:36 | More by LightnerLiquorKS
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brauseboof

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +7%

05-13-2014 23:31:21 | More by brauseboof
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HamGlade10

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

05-13-2014 02:28:55 | More by HamGlade10
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firstlighthiker

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-13-2014 00:23:20 | More by firstlighthiker
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tbone64

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7%

05-11-2014 12:09:15 | More by tbone64
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vfgccp

New York

4/5  rDev +7%

05-11-2014 01:14:20 | More by vfgccp
Evil Twin Freudian Slip from Evil Twin Brewing
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