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Evil Twin Lil' B - Evil Twin Brewing

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Evil Twin Lil' BEvil Twin Lil' B

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Ratings: 776
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 51
Gots: 110 | FT: 10
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Style | ABV
American Porter |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: avalon07 on 08-08-2012)
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Reviews by MattyG85:
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4.38/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Brooklyn chalice. Bottled on date of 02/19/14.

Appearance: Pours pitch black with a moderate amount of bubbles. About one finger of tan head that fades into a thin creamy layer. Leaves a good amount of lacing.

Smell: A roasty and fairly sweet dark malt forward aroma with hints of chocolate, coffee, and smoke. Upfront roasted barley malts with hints of dark chocolate, coffee, biscuit, burnt toast, dough, caramel, toffee, yeast, and smoked malt. Sweet hints of molasses. Light hints of anise spice. Hops are very light. Some hints of booze as well. A pretty good roasty aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a dark roasty and sweet dark malt driven taste with big notes of chocolate and coffee. Big taste of dark roasted barley malts with upfront notes of dark chocolate, coffee beans, burnt toast, biscuit, cookie dough, caramel, toffee, smoked malt, and yeast. Sweet taste of molasses and brown sugar. Light notes of anise licorice spice. Subtle hops in the background. A very good roasty taste.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Creamy, slick, and slightly syrupy. Some booze heat is noticeable but not overly strong.

Overall: A very good imperial version of a porter. Very much like a solid imperial stout with a good dark taste of chocolate, coffee, and some smoke.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2014 06:17:39 | More by MattyG85
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

07-27-2014 22:18:13 | More by mbeerdino21
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4.45/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass. Bottled 5/21/14.

Appearance: totally black with a thick finger of rich, frothy dark-tan foam. Very good.

Smell: extremely rich aroma of chocolate, malt and rich, dark fruits: raspberry, cherry, date, raisin; it's like a Belgian quad and a porter got together. This seriously appeals to me.

Taste: much like the aroma, it's extremely rich and fruity. The same dark fruits are there, along with chocolate and a very impressive smoothness for a beer this strength. Two words: more please.

Mouthfeel: medium-rich body with a big carbonation and very good creaminess indeed. Shazam!

Overall: there are few beers as spot-on calculated to appeal to my taste. I love this.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2014 19:14:19 | More by flagmantho
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-27-2014 16:48:49 | More by cirobordieri
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North Carolina

4.28/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This is my first review so give me slack

Lil B' is a nice imperial porter with a strong kick.

Serving: Bottle

Appearance: pitch black with a dirty brown head.

Aroma: mix of chocolate, fruit, with a light smokey character

Taste: Chocolate and malts are the most noticeable, with the taste of alcohol definitely noticeable. Can't tell what the fruit is but has a sweet fruit taste to it as well.

Feel: Creamy, velvety texture with light carbonation.

I really like this porter, has a nice kick to it that you feel from the beginning and only continues as you drink more, while not having an overpowering taste of alcohol you would expect in an 11.5% beer

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2014 03:35:14 | More by brojas91
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-22-2014 00:38:50 | More by ThirstyHrothgar
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-22-2014 00:38:32 | More by tbone1384
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pitch black pour with a thin dark brown head, quick to sticky lacing.
Smell of dark malts, black olives, touch of cream, booze, cherries, plum, cocoa bean, faint coffee, lots of stuff, but doesn't really scream out anything in particular.
Taste is something else. Huge boozy dark fruit character, with big raisin, juicy figs, slightly sour cherries (that clearly remind of nice sherry), thrown into rich milky chocolate with caramel and molasses. Smokey roasted coffee beans and dark malts start peeping, backed by huge vanilla, some licorice, faint cinnamon and anise. American hops bring faint citrus and a green note way in the back, closer to the finish. Finishes with a mild bitterness.
Smooth and creamy, nice body, but the booze is a real hit, very strong from start to finish. Rich aftertaste with that dark fruity goodness and the minimum of roast.
Leaving the bad-handled booze aside, this is a great tasty... well, i'd say Russian imperial stout, but that doesn't really matter. Handle with care.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2014 16:42:07 | More by dcmchew
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

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3.89/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

APPEARANCE: Pours a oily dark brown color with a tan head and sheet of brownish lace. Looks like the heavy hitter it is.

SMELL: Roasted, char, quite smokey.

TASTE: Chocolate, roast, coffee, some booze. Big chocolate and general malty ness. Fair bitterness and heat is not too strong

FEEL: Full bodied with a smooth and creamy texture.

OVERALL: This is a damn fine Stout.

Serving type: on-tap

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Evil Twin Lil' B from Evil Twin Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 776 ratings.