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Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break - Evil Twin Brewing

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Reviews: 432
Hads: 3,457
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 2.76%
Wants: 469
Gots: 947 | FT: 128
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New York, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: BlackBelt5112203 on 04-12-2012

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Photo of jmarsh123
3.5/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Split a 22 oz bottle. Pours thick sludgy black with a small dark brown creamy head that receded and coated the glass nicely on the way down.

Lots of roasted malt and espresso in the nose. Dark chocolate and vanilla as well but the coffee/espresso notes were the strongest.

Taste was a letdown. The espresso came through a bit, but not as much as in the nose. Dominated by cocoa/chocolate with a little earthy bitterness. By the time it warmed to room temperature was incredibly sweet with nothing but chocolate in the flavor.

Creamy mouthfeel although felt a bit thin at times. Alcohol is very well hidden as I would have guessed this is around 7-8% based off alcohol taste. Got very cloying as it warmed.

Was let down by this one even more so after the great appearance and aroma. A little too one note and sweet for my taste. I struggled to put down 11 oz and didn't finish what my girlfriend didn't drink either which almost never happens. That said, I'd love to see a barrel aged version of this. Adding some booze to balance the sweetness would seem to work well. (1,072 characters)

Photo of KAP1356
4.28/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

22 oz bottle I received from my brother. Poured into a snifter...

A - Pours a thick and viscous black color with a rich mahogany head that is about one-half of a finger thick. The head recedes to a cap of the same rich mahogany, chocolate color. Really inviting look and definitely what I wanted this one to look like.

S - Decadent, warm, and sweet. Aromas of rich dark chocolate, roasted coffee, dark fruits like dates and figs come out front. Sweet flavors of hazelnuts and almonds mixed with vanilla come through along with marshmallow notes and carmelized sugars. Theres a slight licorice aroma showing itself along with a very faint honey note.

T - Really rich flavors of dark chocolate and milk chocolate come first followed by roasted coffee beans - more espresso than your normal coffee notes. Vanilla comes next along with cocoa powder, honey, and a slight nuttiness to it reminding me of almonds or hazelnuts. There are some faint hits of dark fruits like dates and raisins, but the other flavors really take the stage.

M - Very smooth and velvety, full bodied beer. It is a sweeter, richer beer, but with the alcohol hidden the way it is, it is still easy to drink.

O - While some might think this is too sweet of a beer to drink by yourself, I had no issue getting through this bottle, although I did share a little bit. Great mix of flavors and definitely a beer that met the hype for me. Thanks, Matt! (1,420 characters)

Photo of nataku00
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into a tulip glass. Beer pours pitch black with almost no head, maybe a thin collar of dark brown. Looks thick and viscous like motor oil, with plenty of alcohol legs.

Nose is rich bittersweet chocolate, sweet and fruity coffee, almonds, roasted and toasted malt, and graham crackers. Even more coffee as the beer warms a bit.

Taste pretty much follows the nose, very rich chocolate and coffee flavors, mellowing into sweet nutty flavors and toasted malt and biscuits.

Full body, rich and creamy with just mild carbonation. Taking small sips, the beer coats the tongue and lingers nicely. Alcohol is well hidden, a beer to slowly savor. (656 characters)

Photo of Thorpe429
3.92/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big thanks to yourefragile for picking this one up. Served in a cervoise. Pours a very dark brown with a decent tan head. The nose starts off with a bang. Where the regular Biscotti was lacking, this one is over the top. There’s plenty of vanilla with almond underneath. Coffee and cream. Nice backing chocolate. As it warms, it seems just a touch artificial, but otherwise, this is quite nice. Flavor falls off a bit, but is still quite nice. Vanilla and chocolate stand out. Full body and smooth feel. Very easy to drink. Excellent work. (541 characters)

Photo of s1ckboy
4.2/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Black body, faint tan head that disappears quickly.

S - Chocolate, caramel, a lot of sweetness, a touch of vanilla.

T - Tons of vanilla, caramel, milk chocolate, coffee, very sweet.

M - Very smooth, medium to full mouthfeel, not a lot of carbonation

Great stuff. (270 characters)

Photo of suspect
4.33/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a Bruery Tulip.

A: Thick deep black oil slick appearance. Aggressive center pour leads to a slowly building hot cocoa colored head. Fades slowly and big thick heavy lacing sticks to the glass.

S: Cocoa, smooth coffee smell. ABV is well hidden. Very nice, yet simple aroma.

T: Such a nice mix of cocoa, coffee, fig, caramel and a hint of a bite at the end.

M: Huge, smooth bodied beer. Smooth toned down carbonation.

O: A wonderful big stout that's smooth and a nice easy drinker. ABV is really no where to be found which is dangerous and beautiful. (584 characters)

Photo of Pinknuggets
4.07/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber to worthy sniffer

A: black as night pours like motor oil with literally no head at all small tan mocha head

S:lots of alcohol at first but that kinda goes away but there is almost a roasted bourbon scent maybe some coffee but not much

T: the taste is super sweet that fades into like a chocolate expresso liquor that fits the title perfectly tastes like biscotti but there is a little too much alcohol in the taste definitely a dessert treat

M:super thick almost syrupy very heavy as well has a bite but no carbonation definitely a sipper with alcoholic taste

O:it's a deliciously Tasty beer but its so heavy it was hard to drink the whole bomber definitely something to share as an after dinner treat with friends but taste as advertise so I give credit for that (779 characters)

Photo of brstls4drmrs
4.15/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - pours a thick, black as night liquid with practically no head. Fizzles of what seems to be brown beach sand appear and then quickly vanish. A nice looking stout! A thin ring of lacing remains.

S - dark chocolate malty explosion! Some fig in there along with a pleasant earth tone.

T- dark chocolate yet again with some light malts. Some very light coffee in there with some vanilla bean as well.

M - thick and coats the mouth very well.

O - very nice brew here. Pick it up if you can. (496 characters)

Photo of brewdude1982
4.18/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was a bomber poured into a snifter.

A: 5.0 very dark and nice dark brown head
S: 4.5 smells sweet with coffee notes
T: 4.0 very sweet and a little fuity upfront almost like a barley wine and them dissipating into a very dark malt finish.
MF:4.0  nice and full
O:4.0 good beer and since it comes in at over 11% they hid the alcohol well (344 characters)

Photo of Rifugium
3.56/5  rDev -18%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First had: bottle from...er...Pinocchio's?

Only in comparing this with the regular Biscotti Break did I realize that that one is much more rare than this one. Interesting. I also found the regular version to be much better than the imperial. Also interesting is that the regular is a porter and this is a stout, yet the porter was much more full-bodied. But anyway.

Decanted into a Surly Darkness goblet, this beer was an impenetrable obsidian color, though brown edges became apparent towards the end; a small cap of tannish-mocha head on top retained as a ringlet, yielding minimal lacing, more oily streaking. Appropriate for the style / ABV. Aroma was fairly roasty, notes of chocolate, vanilla, caramel. Taste was quite disappointing compared to the regular BB, roasty malts, semi-sweet chocolate, light notes of vanilla and almond, with quite a bit of intrusive booze that really thinned out the body quite a bit. I tried letting this come down closer to room temperature, but even with that, things didn't improve much. About medium-bodied, watered-down booze-like mouthfeel, not at all rich and creamy. Still decent overall, but lacking in many ways. This was a mess compared to its porter counterpart which was much more balanced and tasty. (1,251 characters)

Photo of tdm168
4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A – black with a short, brown head

S – roasted malts, faint spice, a hint of coffee

T – creamy, rich, roasted malts, faint coffee—dessert, much like a biscotti

M – smooth, full bodied, perfectly carbonated

This is a deliciously balanced beer. It’s rich, complex, and smooth. It accomplishes exactly what the name indicates – a biscotti. This would make a perfect after dinner beer or a great cold weather beer. Either way it is well worth a try. (463 characters)

Photo of claaark13
4.47/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks kingkong, I think this was on my wants for 3 days? I'd feel bad drinking it if I didn't already have most of your bottles ready. Poured into a HF tulip at a shade under 50 degrees.

A - Pours a dark brown with a mocha, thin head. Head goes to minimal lacing. Legs are nice.

S - Cocoa and coffee. Coffee is smooth, really melds well with the cocoa. My wife thinks it smells like Frank's. I disagree. The aroma of cocoa sorta reminds me of Nesquick mix.

T - Chocolate malt mix, sweet coffee, cocoa, more malt mix. The coffee bites the tongue with light bitterness in the back half of the flavor. The chocolate and slight bitterness stick around after each sip. I find much more chocolate than coffee for most of the flavor. The chocolate malt flavor could be described as a nuttiness as well.

M - Fuller side of medium. Based on my other reviews, this is closer to a 4.5 than 4.0.

O - I enjoyed this more than most non-BA stouts I've had. I really enjoyed it. I can't think of one thing I'd change, aside from a thicker mouthfeel. I think putting it in a barrel would do harm, although I can't say I wouldn't try it. Then again, it makes me think of how BCBCS would taste without the barrel. (1,201 characters)

Photo of portia99
4.2/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle poured into a Brooklyn snifter. Been looking for this for a while, glad to grab some before it left the shelves this time around.

A - Pours an opaque, oily black in color...looks thick and viscous. A short cap of dense cappuccino cap of foam lingers for a minute or so and falls to a loose collar and skim coat on the surface.

S - Dark roasted coffee up front, hints of light caramel and brown sugar. Licorice and some char/ash. A touch of creaminess, some maple and maybe even a bit of chili pepper on the fringes.

T - Not at all what I was expecting...rather sweet up front. Sugar, brown sugar, caramel, molasses, vanilla, sweet cream, maple...very complex sugar profile. Backed up by coffee, burnt toast, charcoal, alcohol. Rather interesting interpretation of the style that is carried out quite well.

M - Medium bodied...not quite as the appearance initially indicated. Carbonation is on the light side, just creating a tingle and some life on the tongue and buoying the body just a bit. Overall sweet and leaves a persistant coating of sugar on the lips with each sip.

O - Overall, a bit of a different take on the imperial stout style. Has the requisite raostiness and coffee base, but the dominant flavors are of the sweet variety and almost in a candy-like way. A light syrupy-ness in feel that further impresses the candy aspects of the beer. Different but well done. (1,394 characters)

Photo of warrenout330
4.95/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

22oz bomber poured into duvel glass

A- jet black pour reveal a mocha colored head, 2 fingers thick.. decent retention... minimal lacing to the glass

S- holy sh*t.... big whiffs of milk chocolate, roasted coffee, roasted barely.... I get a fruity fig in the back.... very roasted sugary smell... crazy

T- sweet milk chocolate up front, roasted coffee, bitter sweet chocolate, sweet raisins... roasted chocolate coffee lingering after taste

M- thinner body for what the label implies... this reminds me more of a milk stout... super sweet but in a good way. Creamy and oily with a roasted bitterness.

O- overly impressive beer... way ahead of the class... this was a gift from my gf and I know this is pricey... but I still believe this bottle is worth the tag... find it and drink it (788 characters)

Photo of challenja
4.66/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle bought at Arrowine in Arlington Va into dogfish head pint glass. I really need to get another tulip damn it!

A: perfect super thick viscous Cambrian black. Looks like 90 percent cocoa melted into a glass. Damn impressive. Gorgeous mocha mouse head. Thin and wispy.

S: dark roast juniper malts, sweet maple syrup, strawberry jam 70 percent madagascar single origin chocolate. Mild Starbucks blended coffee notes.

T: if a Spanish port and a malt driven stout had a child, this would be its bastard. At 12% this is one super strong beer! This beer gets better sip by sip. When I tried it on draft at church key I was blown away by it and went on a three state beer hunt for this bastard. A year later it's found it's way from Denmark into my loving beer hugging arms. This beer tastes very port like and has loads of sweet breads and syrupy juniper malts. You get a nice cashew chew and taste to this brew. I imagine this beer will age very well if kept at the right temperature. It had more coffee bite with biscotti notes on draft. If you leave this beer sitting it gets better and better like chianti. If I was to decant a beer this would be it. If you drink it right away fresh out of the fridge it is super sticky and overly sweet like a port. The alcohol needs to warm to let the beer notes and shuttle nuances to shine forth. It gets buttery as you let it sit.

M: syrup thick sweet port madness. Gorgeous and perfect.

O: a fantastic beer that made me a huge fan of Evil Twin. As stated above let this beet sit and decant and really enjoy how a fantastic beer can be made. The only thing lacking is more coffee smell and taste. This is a huge christmas warmer. A delicious desert beer. (1,715 characters)

Photo of 2beerdogs
4.38/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Wow, what a beautiful IS.
I got this from a local shop who got it through some connections.

Pour: With a somewhat strong pour it yields a dark mahagony body with a chocolatey oatmeal colored frothy head that dissipates leaving a scattering of light foam.

Nose: Very subtle on the outset, coffee roast with slight chocolate malt. But as it warms and settles in the glass these evolve and come on more strongly with a hint of molasses. Really great nose.

Taste: WOW Roast and chocolate as expected, slight coffee bitterness melds well. The balance between the sweet and the bitter is perfect, with the sweet being in the driver's seat. I barely catch a hint of of port. As it warms an ever so slight alcohol warmth adds a pleasing dimension to the flavor.

Mouthfeel: At first I thought the mouthfeel was slightly on the thinner side for this style, but as I had more, I found it just fine. Then again, after getting through this bottle, I found most things fine.

Overall: A beautifully balanced Imperial Stout. More sweet than roasty, but a genuine pleasure to behold. Every aspect of the flavor profile worked well together. I will absolutely seek this out again. (1,167 characters)

Photo of oline73
4.03/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this on-tap at Max's during Baltimore beer week.

Appearance: The beer pours a cloudy dark brown color with a half finger of light tan head that fades slowly to a thick ring around the pour.

Smell: Sweet with lots of dark fruit, caramel, and brown sugar. I'm getting a nutty undertone along with some vanilla.

Taste: The flavor is just as sweet as the smell indicated. Rather nutty with some vanilla and dark fruit notes. There is a caramel note throughout the sip. The finish is just as sweet as the rest of the taste.

Mouthfeel: The body is on the syrupy side of medium with very smooth carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: I would say this is quite good, but I'm not sure it quite lived up to the hype for me. I'd definitely have more given the chance. The theme with this beer is sweetness. (806 characters)

Photo of kawilliams81
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a 8 oz snifter.

A- pours a thick, jet black with just a crust of brown head. Minimal to no lacing.

S- amazing coffee, dark chocolate and maple syrup.

T- sweet maple syrup, slight molasses, coffee, dark chocolate, with some bitterness at the finish.

M- full body and medium carbonation. Thick, syrupy with some heat from the abv as it warms.

O- very good coffee RIS. Amazing coffee and chocolate flavors and the heat is hidden pretty well at 11.5%. (484 characters)

Photo of DarthKostrizer
4.19/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Look: pitch black with a 1/4 inch brown head and good retention with a small film left on the top of the beer and a 1/8 inch collar

Smell: The nose is by far the most lacking if the beer and quite unimpressive. Notes of sweet coffee pastry dough some chocolate and a touch of alcohol

Taste: the fast definitely makes up where the nose lacks. Copious amounts of chocolate and sweet coffee greet you right away and finishes with a nice vanilla backbone. It doesn't come together and remind me of biscotti but it is a nice dessert beer. The coffee lingers in your mouth for quite awhile

Mouthfeel: full body mild carbonation and very sticky

Overall: a very good beer a bit of a novelty. With that being said at $18 a bottle it's a bit pricey like all Evil twin beers (767 characters)

Photo of THANAT0PSIS
4.64/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Evil Twin Brewing Imperial Biscotti Break

Appearance: This costly beer pours an extremely dark brown bordering very closely on black. There is no head whatsoever, save a small ring around the outer rim of the viscous liquid. There is minimal, sticky lacing and definite alcohol legs (and a film that is probably also from the alcohol) from the 11.5% ABV. Put up against other imperial stout it would be hard to tell this one apart from the bunch by look alone. It looks the style, and that is really all that can be asked of any beer.

Aroma: Interestingly, the biscotti is definitely there in sweet malty notes mixing with a dominating blast of caramel, chocolate, and burnt sugar notes, which, in turn, mix with coffee aromas. There is also a certain heat to the nose from the alcohol. This beer is really shaping up to be quite alcohol forward; that could turn out to be a good thing (as with BCBS) or a horrible thing (as with This One Goes to 11). Obviously, here is hoping for the former. This could almost be mistaken for a Southern Tier offering due to how closely the nose aligns to the food it is emulating.

Taste: Bready, biscuity, sweetness is followed up by even more sweetness in the form of caramel and semi-sweet chocolate. Had the beer stopped here, this would have been a cloying malt bomb, but the coffee comes through in the end, cuts off the sweetness entirely, and single-handedly saves the beer. Despite earlier warnings, the alcohol is thankfully nonexistent in the flavor. As with the nose, hops are completely absent, though this is more or less true to the style. This is fantastic.

Mouthfeel: Here, the beer is surprisingly thin for the style. Of course, outside those standards and in the grand scheme of beer in general, it is still quite syrupy. Stickiness is left behind at every place this beer touches. The carbonation is low, but the beer is still reasonably drinkable (not chuggable; this is a sipper for sure). The aftertaste is shockingly dry, given the ridiculously strong flavor of the beer; the drinker can thank the coffee for that. The alcohol leaves a nice, warming finish that is perfect for this chilly Wisconsin evening.

Overall: Before trying this beer, I would have been shocked to hear someone tell me biscotti in a beer could work, and not only work, but edge its way into my top ten beers (and top three stouts). This excellent Evil Twin offering has proved me wrong and then some. The price is a bit steep at $16, which will keep it out of my regular fridge rotation, but if I keep seeing this one around, I will have no choice but to purchase a few more bottles. It is that great. 17.5/20 (2,646 characters)

Photo of MrVonzipper
3.84/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark chocolate head with a 1-2cm mocha head. Decent retention and spotty lace.

Smells of very bitter dark chocolate, bitter coffee and a bit hot.

Flavor Is great. Caramel, robust coffee, a touch hot and nice bitter chocolate.

Mouth is dry and medium bodied with low carb.

Overall a real nice beer. Not a very good nose but excellent flavor. (356 characters)

Photo of pmarlowe
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tulip glass.

A: Pours a thick, viscous black with a thin film of medium brown head, generous ring. Pretty good retention and some spots of lace.

S: Dark coffee, graham cracker, cream, milk chocolate, vanilla extract, cherry. Smells like an IRS.

T: Thick chocolate like syrup, dark coffee, maybe some cinnamon, hoppy undertone lends a little grip, cherry, ultra smooth and no bitterness. Delicious.

M: Full bodied, very lightly carbed. Thick, almost like syrup, but velvety smooth.

O: Really delicious, well crafted beer. Superb balance and decent complexity. The alcohol is completely well hidden. This is like an adult version of chocolate milk. (652 characters)

Photo of Dope
4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours pitch black. Good sized and very dense dark brown head. Very slowly fades away, top notch head retention. Almost solid wall of lacing.

S: Fresh roasted coffee beans. Wonderful. Has a nutty, maybe hazelnut, almost well - biscotti-like aroma (duh?). Sweet vanilla and lots of it. Creamy and rich.

T: Thick and creamy with lots of vanilla up front with that hazelnut. Bitter coffee bean kicks in the middle with some chocolate. Get a little anise in the finish as well. Very sweet from start to finish. Long lasting lingering coffee bean and milk chocolate between sips.

M: Heavy, thick, creamy, slick and syrupy. In a word: big. Like drinking hershey's syrup. Great mouthfeel.

O: A very unique and tasty imperial stout. Great complexity with excellent balance of flavors. Unique nutty taste with lots of vanilla really puts it over the top. I have no complaints, this one was an excellently executed unique beer. Not something you find very often. (959 characters)

Photo of GregSVT
4.55/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle into a tulip

A: Pours super dark nearly black with a tiny brown head that fades to a ring and leaves no real lacing on the glass.

S: As soon as you start pouring it you can smell the coffee. I get notes of espresso, vanilla, and a touch of chocolate. It's mainly coffee at first and reminds me of Wake n Bake.

T: The taste is similar to the nose with nice flavors of espresso, vanilla, chocolate, and cream. It tastes like a nice latte or cappuccino with some nice chocolate notes. It's sweet but the coffee cuts that sweetness a bit. It also has an almost hazelnut flavor but that may be my mind playing tricks.

M: The feel is top notch on this one and what I expect from my Imperial Stouts. Big and chewy, thick and viscous, with just the right amount of carbonation.

O: Probably one of my favorite coffee beers now and something I look forward to drinking every once in a while. I would love to have access to this on a regular basis. (954 characters)

Photo of notchucknorris
4.78/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours like motor oil with a dark, dark brown head that forms slowly as the carbonation crawls up the glass. Pretty crazy to watch.

S: Some heavy roasted malt with some chocolate covered raisin, sugar cookie, espresso, molasses and straight dark chocolate. A bit of a bourbon note to it as well.

T: This stuff is really bomb. Opens with a rich mix of roasted malt and molasses with a heavy coffee hard candy undertone. Then moves through some flavors of chocolate cake, chocolate covered black cherry and vanilla. Finish brings some mocha and milk chocolate. Sweet and chewy throughout. The mouthfeel is velvety and mouth-coating, leaving just a trace of warmness. An awesome dessert beer and one of the better stouts I've ever had. (736 characters)

Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break from Evil Twin Brewing
96 out of 100 based on 432 ratings.