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Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break - Evil Twin Brewing

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2,860 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,860
Reviews: 371
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.47%
Wants: 379
Gots: 693 | FT: 99
Brewed by:
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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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tubbnik, Apr 03, 2013
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4.43/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours black and thick. Small brown head. A little bit of lacing. Dissipates to swirls of film after a minute. Aroma is big on chocolate. Lots of caramel sweetness and a fruity dose of coffee. Pretty light on the roast but it's there in the background. Very nice sweet, chocolatey stout smell. Mild herbal hop note. The taste adds a bunch more coffee flavor. Big chocolate and caramel sweetness again. It's like a dark chocolate milkshake with a shot of espresso and drizzled with caramel. Mouthfeel is thick, smooth and very full. Works very well with the top flavors. Excellent beer.

popery, Apr 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3%

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4/5  rDev -8.5%

jschonert, Apr 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -14.2%

VeganUndead, Apr 01, 2013
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3.86/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours thick and black. Nearly no head, and what's there settles to only rim bubbles. Some spotty lace, but it doesn't last. No light shines through.

Plenty of chocolate milk aroma. Lightly sweet and mildly chalky.

Think powdered cocoa added to a porter. There's some definitive lactose sweetness. The aftertaste is more of the same. The body is rich; the carbonation low. The alcohol is hidden behind the strong flavors--there's no way I would think this beer has 10+% abv.

smcolw, Apr 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8.5%

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4.13/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On-tap at Torst.

Black in colour, IBB has a small tan head that fades quickly. Good lacing.

The nose contains coffee, almond and chocolate. Biscotti indeed! You can really smell it.

Flavour-wise, there is almond, coffee, vanilla and roasted malt. Quite sweet. A dessert beer for sure.

Full bodied, moderately carbonated. Slick and smooth.

Overall, quite good. Did not quite live up to its reputation for me, but quite tasty.

jrenihan, Mar 31, 2013
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Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break from Evil Twin Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 2,860 ratings.