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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

805 Ratings
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Ratings: 805
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 9.83%
Wants: 52
Gots: 116 | FT: 10
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)
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ddedhed

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

08-06-2013 17:57:40 | More by ddedhed
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rojapa

New York

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

08-06-2013 13:03:51 | More by rojapa
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

08-05-2013 13:14:58 | More by twenty5
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OhioBobcat

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.1%

08-05-2013 00:35:54 | More by OhioBobcat
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Dbrag

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

08-03-2013 23:51:55 | More by Dbrag
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

08-02-2013 23:55:39 | More by PEIhop
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TKEbeerman

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

08-02-2013 23:39:19 | More by TKEbeerman
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Herky21

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

08-02-2013 00:58:04 | More by Herky21
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beagle75

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

08-02-2013 00:53:50 | More by beagle75
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becktone

Ohio

3.24/5  rDev -22.3%

Eye: Pours jet black, pretty much no head whatsoever. It could look better.

Nose: Overall weak aroma. Im getting some chocolate, but even that is weak.

Tongue: Chocolatey upfront with some burnt and hints of roast in the back. Tastes like a porter. Bitterness from roasted malts. Alcohol is detectable and plays a role in the flavor. Maybe some hints of prunes in there, other dark fruits. Body feels light due to higher carbonation that I would expect. Just a bit too much alcohol, more body and flavor and I'd be happier with it. Just really not impressed. Sure I drank the other three bottles no problem and enjoyed it, but for me its just not worth the money.

Drinkability: I mean this is a nice porter or Imperial porter I should say, however, as far as flavor goes, I'd much rather go for Founder's Porter. Such a better beer. The price point on this one two isn't justified by the flavor. Its good, but not that good. Somewhere around $13 a 4-pack, I'd rather go for Founder's at $10 a 6er. This is a good beer, don't get me wrong but I feel I'm left wanting more. Glad I've tried it, but I would rather drink something else, and come back to something else.

08-01-2013 15:25:37 | More by becktone
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Steve_Oldrati

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-31-2013 22:24:35 | More by Steve_Oldrati
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

07-30-2013 03:26:04 | More by Cynic-ale
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Dbrulet

Iowa

4/5  rDev -4.1%

07-30-2013 02:42:38 | More by Dbrulet
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Curloftheburl

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.1%

07-29-2013 03:24:39 | More by Curloftheburl
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

4.21/5  rDev +1%

a thick black sludgy pour with a finger of very dark brown head.. this looks ridiculously dark. smells of dark chocolate, molasses, coffee, licorice, brown sugar. this is a very sweet beer, lots of sugary sweet malt, milk chocolate AND dark chocolate notes, tobacco, licorice.. a very nice tasting blend of dark roasted grains combine to make this roasty, yet sweet beer. full body with low carbonation and a nice creamy mouthfeel. this beer is pretty much a meal on its own. very nice and heavy, but so flavorful that the abv is hidden behind the sweetness of it. another wonderful beer from evil twin!

07-29-2013 00:51:15 | More by facundoCNB
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KVota

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.1%

07-28-2013 21:18:40 | More by KVota
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Brenden

Ohio

4.66/5  rDev +11.8%

This is a heavy, black, viscous beer, as much as any imperial stout I've ever seen, and by far any porter. A strong cap of tan head reaches a full finger and shows good retention. It drops slowly but never past a about a quarter of a finger, achieving sturdy patching and spotting on my snifter.
This aroma is hefty. There's a heavy roast without much char and no acridity to it. There's plenty of cocoa and a nice, light touch of smoke alongside a light dark fruits note that isn't tangy. The sweetness offered is of the creamier variety, touches of vanilla, molasses and caramel. This one has that soy sauce-like element found in heavier stouts (sans the salt, of course). There's no harshness on the nose despite all its weight and maltiness.
The flavor offers all the malts and big flavors as I hope for. The notes of molasses are strongest without being too sweet, exceptionally balanced by the big roast and some almost woody dryness. Bittersweet cocoa and gentle smoke lead into nuttiness and a bit more creamy vanilla, coffee underneath with a nuttiness. This is big, rich, complex and balanced while masterfully allowing a big ABV to deceive, warming without getting nearly as hot or obstructive as it could. This is a skillfully brewed beer and, if really technically a porter, perhaps the best out there.
Smoothness is the focus in this brew's feel, though a crisp bite hits up front. A full body coats the tongue but slides off a little in the finish (a good thing), where just a bit of dryness comes through and a little more crispness comes back out on the roof of the mouth particularly.

07-28-2013 19:22:19 | More by Brenden
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tun

New York

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

07-28-2013 01:35:06 | More by tun
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apasternak

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

07-27-2013 21:38:40 | More by apasternak
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bbadger

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

07-27-2013 03:36:21 | More by bbadger
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

07-27-2013 00:18:25 | More by AndrewMichael
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Kelp

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-24-2013 07:51:14 | More by Kelp
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-24-2013 07:48:08 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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kevdemers

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-24-2013 02:23:04 | More by kevdemers
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HaleNo85

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

07-22-2013 18:52:43 | More by HaleNo85
Evil Twin Lil' B from Evil Twin Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 805 ratings.