1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Evil Twin Lil' B - Evil Twin Brewing

Not Rated.
Evil Twin Lil' BEvil Twin Lil' B

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

818 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 818
Reviews: 129
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 9.59%
Wants: 55
Gots: 121 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Evil Twin Brewing visit their website
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 818 | Reviews: 129 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of mdfb79
mdfb79

New York

4.09/5  rDev -1.9%

From 09/22/13 notes. Picked up a 12 oz. bottle of this a few weeks ago in Ardmore, PA at The Beer Shoppe for $3.50. Poured into a snifter. Bottled on 03/21/13.

a - Pours a pitch black color with one inch of dark tan head and moderate carbonation evident. Looks like a really nice stout or porter.

s - Smells of roasted malts, milk chocolate, vanilla, light coffee, some toasted malts, and light caramel malts. Nice nose, very roasty and some really nice sweet chocolate to it.

t - Tastes of roasted malts, milk chocolate, burnt malts, vanilla, toasted malts, espresso, bitter dark chocolate, light sugar and caramel, and alcohol. Nice taste that follows the nose, but the alcohol is definitely there too. You can certainly tell this is a big porter.

m - Full body and low carbonation. Very thick and smooth. Some alcohol to it; not a lot considering the ABV, but enough that you can tell this is over 10% ABV.

o - Overall I thought this was a very good, strong porter. It's no where near the Aun Mas Cafe Jesus and Imperial Biscotti Break beers, but another good big porter/stout. Lots of roasted notes and chocolate, worth checking out.

09-24-2013 16:28:41 | More by mdfb79
Photo of mendvicdog
mendvicdog

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

10-19-2012 19:29:57 | More by mendvicdog
Photo of DrunkinYogi
DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-11-2013 00:59:39 | More by DrunkinYogi
Photo of XmnwildX12
XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-08-2014 01:43:49 | More by XmnwildX12
Photo of Halcyondays
Halcyondays

California

4.14/5  rDev -0.7%

On-tap at Beachwood I,

A: Pours black with a medium firm tan head, some good lace.

S: Lots of dark chocolate, soy, with a hint of dark fruit.

T: Dominated by dark chocolate and roasted malt. Sweet and flavourful, almost a dessert beer. Definite sweet raisin component.

M: Rich, thick, in-your-face. Soft carbonation, never really cloying which was nice.

O: A very good big porter/stout. I don't know the price in bottles, but this is certainly a good effort.

05-18-2013 03:36:50 | More by Halcyondays
Photo of MarkyMOD
MarkyMOD

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

09-18-2013 23:45:30 | More by MarkyMOD
Photo of oriolesfan4
oriolesfan4

Maryland

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-20-2014 03:41:10 | More by oriolesfan4
Photo of imperialking
imperialking

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

06-13-2014 19:08:09 | More by imperialking
Photo of orangesol
orangesol

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.1%

11-11-2012 16:29:54 | More by orangesol
Photo of Georgiabeer
Georgiabeer

Georgia

4.11/5  rDev -1.4%

A big, sweet interpretation of a porter. Tastes like dark chocolate covered cherries with a bit of spice on the finish that gives you a little tingle- cayenne like. Definitely a bit sweet, but in a liqueur sort of way. This would be nice in front of a roaring fire after a nice winter meal, or perhaps as a post-priandal beverage with the missus? In any case it does remind me of a box of chocolates. Not an every day drink, but one with a well-done very particular taste. Very smooth and silky as well. Interesting.

12-16-2013 00:41:04 | More by Georgiabeer
Photo of dbrauneis
dbrauneis

North Carolina

4.38/5  rDev +5%

A: Pours an opaque jet black in color with minimal amounts of gentle visible carbonation. The beer poured with essentially no head, just a partial thin dark tan ring of bubbles around most of the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing is observed. Kind of looks like soy sauce when it pours.

S: Moderate aromas of chocolate and some lighter notes of sweet dark fruits.

T: Rich with lots of roasted malt flavors and chocolate. Lighter notes of dark fruits but not overly sweet (not quite as sweet as other beers in the style).

M: Light to medium bodied with light to moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Alcohol is extremely well hidden in this beer as you can detect none of the 11.5% ABV at all. Enjoyable but definitely a beer you need to take your time drinking, so drink it slow and enjoy.

09-23-2012 17:21:08 | More by dbrauneis
Photo of rhoadsrage
rhoadsrage

Illinois

3.55/5  rDev -14.9%

(Served in a globe)
A- The jet black body has a thin deep cocoa tan head that fades to a ring.

S- The clean aroma has hints of inky black bitterness with some dark graham malt notes coming through with as it opens.

T- The mellow black roasted malt with a dry nougat hint in the finish with a touch of sweetness. There is a black bitterness that hints in the back of the throat and stays. There are some dark burnt toffee notes coming through as it warms.

M- This beer has a medium-light mouthfeel with a slight slippery texture that turns into a gentle fizz. There is no alcohol heat.

O- There are some nice hints of malt with some complexity but they are very faint and only come through when it is really warm in the last 3 oz.

06-06-2013 11:06:57 | More by rhoadsrage
Photo of jdhilt
jdhilt

New Hampshire

4.01/5  rDev -3.8%

Pours a five-finger, thick brown head that fades slowly leaving a good lace. Black color, no highlights. Medium carbonation and medium-heavy bodied. Nose is chocolate and molasses and flavor is smooth chocolate and molasses malt. Higher ABV is hidden. Decent Imp porter. $4.99 for a 12oz bottle from Julio's Liquors Westborough, MA. Bottled Feb 19, 2014.

06-08-2014 22:34:08 | More by jdhilt
Photo of duceswild
duceswild

Maryland

4/5  rDev -4.1%

10-30-2012 05:05:03 | More by duceswild
Photo of afsdan
afsdan

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

03-28-2014 01:53:23 | More by afsdan
Photo of Stinkypuss
Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.89/5  rDev -6.7%

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.

07-20-2014 23:32:30 | More by Stinkypuss
Photo of Huhzubendah
Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Shared by RussianDragon. Thanks Dave. Sitting on the porch in the springtime sippin' on Lil' B.

the beer is near black with over an inch of foamy beige head. The aroma brings coca, bitter chocolates, coffee, dark roast. Taste is solid. I'm a fan. Big robust beer and well balanced. Full bodied and palate coating, yet easy drinking. We had no problem finishing the bottle. Very tasty.

04-12-2014 04:37:34 | More by Huhzubendah
Photo of BillRoth
BillRoth

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

04-07-2013 19:23:00 | More by BillRoth
Photo of smakawhat
smakawhat

Maryland

4/5  rDev -4.1%

01-04-2013 21:10:12 | More by smakawhat
Photo of rab53
rab53

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-20-2014 05:23:09 | More by rab53
Photo of Latarnik
Latarnik

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-31-2014 20:53:27 | More by Latarnik
Photo of Kelp
Kelp

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-24-2013 07:51:14 | More by Kelp
Photo of sendbeer
sendbeer

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

12-21-2013 14:22:41 | More by sendbeer
Photo of billab914
billab914

Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-27-2013 01:27:08 | More by billab914
Photo of dmorgan310
dmorgan310

Panama

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

02-23-2014 00:39:30 | More by dmorgan310
Evil Twin Lil' B from Evil Twin Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 818 ratings.