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Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break - Evil Twin Brewing

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2,470 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,470
Reviews: 352
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.68%
Wants: 348
Gots: 571 | FT: 93
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
The Roman Empire had a certain "je ne sais quoi" - festive food culture, extravagant architecture, and spectacular live entertainment. Some might argue the Emperors were brutal, mad, and hungry for power, and the people vain when taking baths and working out all day. Listen - that's still all part of the secret Imperial ingredient - keep it cool, clean, confident, arrogant, and flamboyant. Forza Imperiale.

(Beer added by: BlackBelt5112203 on 04-12-2012)
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -3%

22 ounce bottle - $15.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Chugs out an onyx black body with a thickish, slowly receding, dark tan-hued head.

Smell: IB is marked by its unmistakable almond-scented nose that literally jumps out of the glass, followed fast by robust, just-roasted coffee, melty sweet chocolate, subtle vanilla beans, steeped prunes, and a splash of clean alcohol.

Taste: A double-chocolate almond cookie dunked in rich morning-fresh coffee generously dosed with sweetened vanilla-flavored almond milk and even a drip of Amaretto. A dark fruitiness shortly creeps in, as does a (very) little roasty bitterness, maybe a snippet of restrained leafy, tobacco-laced hops. The various flavors, some nutty, and the dessert-like sweetness just roll back and forth over the tongue, progressing beyond the smooth, slightly warming, slightly drying finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-plus body. Medium carbonation. Silky mouthfeel.

Overall: Listen, if you can't get excited about this beer, you don't deserve coffee, vanilla beans OR almonds.

07-29-2014 20:46:03 | More by ChainGangGuy
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brentk56

North Carolina

4.21/5  rDev -3.9%

Appearance: At 11.5% one wouldn't expect to much of a head and this does not surprise on that front; the liquid itself is pitch black and the viscosity leaves some legs

Smell: As the name would suggest, it smells like a biscotti dipped into a cup of black coffee: cookie dough, almond and a hint of chocolate

Taste: Rather sweet from the outset, with cookie dough, sweetened chocolate, vanilla and almond, with coffee flavors building in the middle; much the same, after the swallow

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with low carbonation

Overall: I wonder how much the name of the beer influences the taste I perceive, but this is an interesting beer, albeit the sweetness makes it something I would not want to drink frequently

02-22-2013 23:58:50 | More by brentk56
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RedDon

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -20.1%

08-27-2014 05:55:21 | More by RedDon
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GuidedByBill

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -3%

08-27-2014 02:15:54 | More by GuidedByBill
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ZenBiscuits

New York

4.25/5  rDev -3%

08-26-2014 15:55:57 | More by ZenBiscuits
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Dogleg

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -3%

08-26-2014 15:24:39 | More by Dogleg
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RudyMcCrafferty45

New York

4/5  rDev -8.7%

08-26-2014 05:34:44 | More by RudyMcCrafferty45
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ianw87

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

08-26-2014 02:36:15 | More by ianw87
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Corson

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

08-26-2014 00:29:22 | More by Corson
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Tricerahops

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -3%

08-25-2014 23:58:49 | More by Tricerahops
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Matt_a_Morr

Indiana

1.92/5  rDev -56.2%

08-25-2014 22:49:14 | More by Matt_a_Morr
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Jdoggie

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -8.7%

08-25-2014 20:21:30 | More by Jdoggie
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JakeDebus

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

08-25-2014 13:28:08 | More by JakeDebus
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DarthGuitarHero

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -8.7%

08-25-2014 03:12:21 | More by DarthGuitarHero
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Cory_Brown

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

08-25-2014 01:37:30 | More by Cory_Brown
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Jeffh84

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

08-25-2014 00:12:11 | More by Jeffh84
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jme015

Florida

4/5  rDev -8.7%

08-24-2014 22:01:50 | More by jme015
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avitallo

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

08-24-2014 21:09:45 | More by avitallo
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gangstafaceclay

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

A-motor oil black with thin tan head with lacing that seems to go on forever.

S- coffee and coco almond with some vanilla.

T- taste like a chocolate covered almond short bread cookie dipped into roasted coffee with beautiful Carmel and vanilla notes.

M- med-full bodied with slight carbonation. A nice and silky smooth going down.

O- such an amazing imperial stout with great complexity. This brew is so good and a must try

08-24-2014 19:01:31 | More by gangstafaceclay
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AlienSwineFlu

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

08-24-2014 02:10:25 | More by AlienSwineFlu
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zrbeer1579

Illinois

4.4/5  rDev +0.5%

08-24-2014 00:31:41 | More by zrbeer1579
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Hendrick24

Wisconsin

4.15/5  rDev -5.3%

08-24-2014 00:04:34 | More by Hendrick24
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rlee1390

Indiana

4.05/5  rDev -7.5%

08-24-2014 00:01:21 | More by rlee1390
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Dragon_Slayer-Slayer


3.96/5  rDev -9.6%

08-23-2014 20:30:10 | More by Dragon_Slayer-Slayer
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MasterPenguins

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

08-23-2014 18:37:57 | More by MasterPenguins
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Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break from Evil Twin Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 2,470 ratings.