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Evil Twin / Intangible Ales Sour Bikini - Evil Twin Brewing

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BA SCORE
89
very good

162 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 162
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.87%
Wants: 10
Gots: 15 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  3.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dbrauneis on 07-02-2012)
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Photo of stakem
4.2/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bomber poured into a 22oz snifter. The brew appears a hop hazed clouded golden yellow color with a white cap a finger strong that fades leaving spotty lace. A swirl revives the cap which fades back to a thin film.

The aroma is hoppy with almost a citrus meets grapefruit character before getting lemony lactic. At times, the hops come through with almost a noble herbal feel then it blends back to grapefruit, lemon and more citrus notes.

The taste is tart and lemony lactic with a firm citrus to grapefruit juicy and zesty aspect with very low-key bitterness. The hops impart a bit of green bell pepper flavoring before a bit of dusty grain aftertaste comes into play.

This is light bodied, moderately carbonated offering. It is easy drinking and a very refreshing summer brew. Its bright and hoppy smelling but tart and refreshing like a well made berliner weisse should be. Great stuff here but thats no surprse considering the guilty parties involved in brewing this.

stakem, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of Mix_Master_Mike
4/5  rDev +1%

Excellent!

Mix_Master_Mike, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of metter98
4.05/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Beer Street, Brooklyn, NY

A: The beer is hazy very pale yellow in color. It poured with a thin white head and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation.
S: There are strong aromas of sour grapefruit in the nose.
T: Like the smell, the taste has strong flavors of sour grapefruit, but like a real grapefruit and not like the grapefruit hops that you are accustomed to.
M: It feels quite light-bodied (but not watery) on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very refreshing and thirst-quenching—a perfect sessionable beer for a hot summer day. It’s very unique and reminds me of a Berliner Weissbier with a large dash of freshly squeezed grapefruit juice.

metter98, Jul 03, 2012
Photo of nmann08
3.99/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a bottle, pours a pale yellow color with good carbonation, wispy pure white head.

The nose is lemon, spicy, coriander, grapefruit, white tea leaves, lactic acid. The flavor follows suit, and is moderately tart. Lots of lemon, yeast, more fruit, grapefruit, pear. It tastes a little like a sour version of a flavored tea from Lipton or something. It's good, weird...but good.

nmann08, Yesterday at 06:14 PM
Photo of Scarfer_Brad
3.72/5  rDev -6.1%

Scarfer_Brad, Tuesday at 11:18 PM
Photo of Caudalie
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Caudalie, Tuesday at 06:25 PM
Photo of wedge
3.79/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

@ Thirsty Monk

Straw colored haze with some white foam on the surface that leaves behind intricate patterns of lacing. Aromas of light lemon zest, grass, powdery fresh florals, and doughy yeast. Sour lemon seltzer flavor - not too over the top with acidity. Super dry, crisp, and easy drinking. Simple and refreshing…could probably use a little more grain to add another dimension. Solid, but seems way overpriced.

wedge, Monday at 10:37 PM
Photo of superspak
4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22 ounce bottle into tulip glass; no bottle dating, but is a recent release. Pours slightly hazy bright golden color with a 1-2 finger dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with some light streaming carbonation. Aromas of big tart lemon, lime, grapefruit, peach, pineapple, pear, apple, white grape, white vinegar, hay, straw, grass, musty funk, wheat, cracker, light pepper, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of fruity/funky yeast, citrus hops, and pale malt notes; with good strength. Taste of tart lemon, lime, grapefruit, peach, pineapple, pear, apple, white grape, white vinegar, hay, straw, grass, musty funk, wheat, cracker, light pepper, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Fair amount of fruity/earthy tartness and light spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of tart lemon, lime, grapefruit, peach, pineapple, pear, apple, white grape, white vinegar, hay, straw, grass, musty funk, wheat, cracker, and herbal/yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice complexity, balance, and robustness of fruity/funky yeast, citrus hops, and pale malt flavors; with a great malt/tartness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and light bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and moderately acidic mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is well hidden with zero warming present after the finish as expected of 3%. Overall this is an excellent session sour ale. All around great complexity, balance, and robustness of fruity/funky yeast, citrus hops, and pale malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink with balanced acidity. A very enjoyable offering.

superspak, Sunday at 06:19 AM
Photo of cjgiant
3.14/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

(non-review): the balance of sour and pale ale don't work for me here. Nice very pale look, decent tart smell, but muddled taste between a pale and a sour that doesn't work, to me the sour takes the pale ale ale flavors and adds skunk to them. Not everyone will have this reaction (my girlfriend didn't). If you don't expect a mildly tart, but dry and earthy (almost saison-like), medium light beer, this could work for you (I will also note it became slightly less bad as it warmed slightly).

cjgiant, Saturday at 09:53 PM
Photo of MSandahl23
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

MSandahl23, Friday at 02:13 PM
Photo of lillitnn92
4/5  rDev +1%

lillitnn92, Nov 20, 2014
Photo of EuphonicHops
4/5  rDev +1%

EuphonicHops, Nov 18, 2014
Photo of mpayne5
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

mpayne5, Nov 18, 2014
Photo of schaffer9252
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

schaffer9252, Nov 18, 2014
Photo of helios7
3.9/5  rDev -1.5%

helios7, Nov 17, 2014
Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

Whiskeydeez, Nov 17, 2014
Photo of suckaj
3/5  rDev -24.2%

suckaj, Nov 17, 2014
Photo of liamt07
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

liamt07, Nov 16, 2014
Photo of Dwkasper
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Dwkasper, Nov 16, 2014
Photo of Jamato14
4/5  rDev +1%

Jamato14, Nov 16, 2014
Photo of smakawhat
3.7/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass.

Minimal head creation, faint white at a finger to fall to a simple collar. Body color is kind of odd. A rusty and brown yellow. Opaque. Not much visible carbonation, and a little lifeless looking.

Big tropical fruit nose, hints of peaches, and juiced up lychee fruit. Not much else going on, not hinting of tartness or a sense of sourness coming. Real impressive juiced fruit aroma.

Palate comes with a light and refreshing session feel, but with a very wet body. Mild tartness and the fruit action comes nicely. Not much malt presence, as it seems to emphasize the other beers aspects. Not much chewy depth, but with a great fruity notes. Tolerable and controlled sour aspects, with moderate carbonation. An aftertaste of tannic pear skin a bit too.

It comes off as a real nice fruit aromatic beer with of course no added fruit which is impressive and sour twinge. It is though a drinkable easy beer, but doesn't really grab me to have another.

smakawhat, Nov 16, 2014
Photo of Denverfan801
4.4/5  rDev +11.1%

Denverfan801, Nov 16, 2014
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Evil Twin / Intangible Ales Sour Bikini from Evil Twin Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 162 ratings.