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Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break - Evil Twin Brewing

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world-class

2,871 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,871
Reviews: 371
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.47%
Wants: 382
Gots: 695 | FT: 100
Brewed by:
Evil Twin Brewing visit their website
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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Pours dark as midnight with a mocha/milk chocolate colored head. Great head retention and lacing.

Smells is upfront with a huge, bitter chocolate. Some vanilla notes and slight anise. As the beer warms up...in short "holy crap". A big espresso nose mingle with bitter dark, and creamy sweet milk chocolates. Vanilla becomes more present but takes a backseat to the chocolatey espresso. Roasted nut smell is also there mingling in. I feel like I'm about to take a sip of an alcoholic chocolate hazelnut espresso.

Taste is exactly what you might expect. Begins with a nutty espresso bitterness. Mellows into a creamy, malty sweet milk chocolate that lingers for quite awhile. Vanilla becomes more present on the finish. Mid palate has a nutty quality. Hazelnut? Almond? I can't tell. Maybe both. But it's awesome. Warming up a little, the alcohol becomes more noticeable, but so does the vanilla.

Mouthfeel is rich and creamy. Almost smooth enough for me to think that oats might be in the malt bill. Great creaminess.

Overall, I am amazed. I was very very impressed by this beer. Was looking forward to trying this one, but man did it beat my expectations.

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Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break from Evil Twin Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 2,871 ratings.