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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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853 Ratings
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Ratings: 853
Reviews: 133
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 9.59%
Wants: 57
Gots: 128 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American Porter |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: avalon07 on 08-08-2012)
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Photo of flagmantho
4.45/5  rDev +6.7%
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.

flagmantho, Jul 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.3/5  rDev +3.1%

d_cook_roc, Today at 01:49 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Denzo, Saturday at 04:14 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

Noyt, Saturday at 02:32 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Kurmaraja, Friday at 05:17 AM
Photo of Jmitchell3
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Poured from a twelve ounce bottle to a 16oz tulip snifter.

A: jet black. Dense brown head with tiny bubbles. Lasts quite a long time. Two fingers.
S: cherries, roast, chocolate. Some floral notes even.
T: huge roast and assertive sweetness on the tip of the tongue. Huge matinees with slight hop bitterness. Fruity, roasty, chocolate in the middle. Bitterness, sweet, and some alcohol in the middle and back. Slight roast and more sweetness on the back need, but not cloying.
M: full, like cream. Medium to medium low carbonation. A significant amount of sticky sweetness on the back end, loses some points for this. Moderate alcohol warming throughout.
O: a huge, flavorful. Full bodied imperial porter. Well brewed, really nice. I've had a few imperial porters that were over-the-top, but this one is very nice. Highly recommended.

Jmitchell3, Friday at 02:35 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

StephRai, Thursday at 10:28 PM
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3.6/5  rDev -13.7%

Whatup14, Sep 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

beergorrilla, Sep 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

WoostaBia, Sep 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

IBUQT, Sep 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Kinger86, Sep 23, 2014
Photo of jellikit
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Bottle.
Appearance:. Pitch black. Held to light, there is a deep ruby color on surface. Thin, chocolate milk colored head.
Smell: Molasses. Small alcohol notes.
Taste: chocolate. Molasses. Coffee. Alcohol.
Mouthfeel: medium-low carbonation. Big body. Sweet. Like Mel B.
O: great big Porter. Thick, smoothe, and black, with a big body.......like Mel B. Will buy again.

jellikit, Sep 22, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +3.1%

impending, Sep 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

HoppySeb, Sep 18, 2014
Photo of Nugganooch
4.48/5  rDev +7.4%

12oz bottle from the 4-pack into my Stone IRS snifter glass
Notes taken 08/14/2014

A: Pours a semi-thick, dark espresso body that turns slighlty browner towards the edges. Pretty much pitch as it sits in the glass with a finger width of mocha tan suds holding over. Decent stay power as it slowly slips down to an oily swirl. Some light etches of stick run in broken rings around the perimeter.

S: Dark and smoky malts greet the nose with a sweet cherry tobacco like presence. Has a deep chocolate richness from all that dark grain and gives the impression of dark breads with plum, licorice, and some black strap molasses. Dark and roasty and aromatically intense.

T: Damn this drinks better than a fine imperial stout as it maintains such a super creamy feel. I get loads of dark chocoalte roast with a dark breadiness, plum, raisin, brown sugar, molasses, and undertones of freshly roasted coffee. There is lovely toasted marshmallow richness with a hit of that campfire char on it. Incredible flavors conjurred here and with such good balance. The beer has a lighter level of bitterness to it while the alcohol is so well hidden. Mix in some earthy spice with a dash of black licorice and hints of cinnamon spice in the finish. Deeply rich and roasty with some great complexity.

M: A much fuller body than most Porters but with a frothy cream like texture. Somewhat low to moderate carbonation keeps this on the chewier side but not by much. Has a lighter drying finish with some some gullet warming alcohol and a sleek sugary residual effect.

D: An Imperial Porter no doubt with some real intense roast flavors. This drinks better than most imperial stouts and delivers more depth of flavor than any other Porter I have had to date. The balance is done so well with a great ratio of the malt sweetness to lighter feel. Evil Twin sure can make some killer dark ales.

Nugganooch, Sep 17, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

Delicious Beer with honey notes to it!

JkOd81127, Sep 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

mcox308, Sep 13, 2014
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Evil Twin Lil' B from Evil Twin Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 853 ratings.