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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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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

746 Ratings
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Ratings: 746
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 49
Gots: 104 | FT: 9
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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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours an opaque black with a thin tan mousse that recedes very quickly.

S: Aromas of caramel, roasted grain, dark chocolate, coffee, heavy cream, vanilla bean, black cherry, black currant, fig, and mellow alcohol fill the nose.

T: Notes of raisin, fig, black cherry, dried blueberry, black currant, caramel, heavy cream, vanilla bean, molasses, roasted grain, coffee, dark chocolate, burnt toast, black pepper, leather, and warming alcohol swirl across the palate. The finish is viscous and punchy with a mélange of dark fruit, caramel, vanilla bean, dark chocolate, and black pepper flavors washed in alcohol.

M: Medium in body, oily, and silky. Carbonation is supple and unobtrusive. Alcohol is, of course, pronounced.

O: A very good, very complex strong porter. Evil Twin continues to impress me.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2014 20:09:42 | More by mrfrancis
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HollyHops

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

05-09-2014 08:19:15 | More by HollyHops
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KeeganRohovich

Saskatchewan (Canada)

5/5  rDev +20.2%

05-09-2014 01:46:49 | More by KeeganRohovich
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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-08-2014 06:12:17 | More by Erik-P
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-08-2014 01:43:49 | More by XmnwildX12
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whitenads

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-05-2014 17:29:06 | More by whitenads
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patrick802

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-05-2014 13:19:40 | More by patrick802
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JWalterWeatherman

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-05-2014 04:21:47 | More by JWalterWeatherman
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-04-2014 23:58:21 | More by Eaglefan344
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Stillmakingnoise

Colorado

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-04-2014 23:56:20 | More by Stillmakingnoise
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dcc449

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

05-04-2014 20:02:23 | More by dcc449
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fredmugs

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-04-2014 17:37:54 | More by fredmugs
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JamesBell

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

05-04-2014 06:08:12 | More by JamesBell
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tylerstravis

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-04-2014 05:10:45 | More by tylerstravis
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visualmartyr

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.8%

05-02-2014 22:30:36 | More by visualmartyr
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Fitze

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-02-2014 14:02:27 | More by Fitze
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BubalooBrewMaster

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

04-30-2014 04:48:21 | More by BubalooBrewMaster
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alwaysplayin

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-30-2014 04:22:24 | More by alwaysplayin
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lochef81

Michigan

4.04/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I had heard great things about this beer and; while it is good, I was somewhat dissappointed. This porter pours a deep black with a short lived tan head that leaves beautiful lacing. The aroma is typical coffee, chocolate, vanilla, licorice, and booze. But there is something off about the smell. I can't put my finger on it but it seems forced and artificial. The flavor carries the same notes both good and bad. It is very nice and much more imperial stout than porter, but that fake off note still is present plus a slightly metallic aftertaste in finish. This is good but just not quite as good as I had heard or as I wanted it to be.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2014 03:39:33 | More by lochef81
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atrocity

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

04-28-2014 20:47:19 | More by atrocity
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kmahe

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

04-28-2014 00:53:41 | More by kmahe
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dubdrop

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

04-28-2014 00:27:30 | More by dubdrop
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Nachtkrieger

New York

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

04-26-2014 23:46:11 | More by Nachtkrieger
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

04-26-2014 18:48:50 | More by thatoneguymike
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MattyG85

Minnesota

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
Evil Twin Lil' B from Evil Twin Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 746 ratings.