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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
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777 Ratings
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Ratings: 777
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 51
Gots: 110 | FT: 10
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Denmark

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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Thedrizzle

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

07-19-2013 00:21:26 | More by Thedrizzle
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cindyjeffsmith

Georgia

4.36/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

appearance: Dark as hell brown. A bit of crimson light gets in around the edges. Ptretty thick mocha head for such a big beer. Damn good lookin.
smell: Not particularly complex but damn good. Best description I can come up with is a muted brownie fudge. A relatively dry fudge. I mean, it smells freakin great.
taste: Oh man, that is the shit. Much like the nose but even better. smooth fudge brownie w/o cloying sweetness. a dry adult liquid brownie.
overall: A joy to drink. I'm disappointed I'm close to finishing.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2013 23:47:22 | More by cindyjeffsmith
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Stephanieha

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-16-2013 19:09:41 | More by Stephanieha
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mscudder

Georgia

4.13/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 6/10/13. Beer number 500!

A - Deep brown hue, accompanied by a large mocha head. Looks like a big stout, leaving nice lacing behind good retention.

S - Cocoa nibs, roasted coffee, slight dark fruit and warmth from the booze.

T - Very complex. Again, how is this a porter? Lots of chocolate here, plum adds a touch of character with deep malt and roasted coffee to make this a big blend of intense flavors.

M - Medium+ body with moderate carbonation.

O - Great complexity with robust flavors , making for an enjoyable sipper. The flavors could be better tamed, perhaps with better balance.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2013 03:00:42 | More by mscudder
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4.1/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a snifter. 6/10/13 bottling date

pours a pitch black with a half inch dark beige head. coffee, espresso on the nose. a bit faint though. this beer is definitely big. full bodied. roasted coffee up front and a lot of malt characteristics. dark chocolate too. as the beer warmed the flavors really came out. great drinkability for such a high ABV beer. alcohol undetectable. creamy feel, not syrupy.

overall a very good imp stout that fans of the style should definitely try if they see it available.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2013 23:58:23 | More by Axnjxn
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coreyfmcdonald

Georgia

4.43/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle into a snifter

A: Pours pitch black, opaque even on the way out of the bottle. Two fingers of very dense dark tan foam forms.

S: Pretty subtle, yet it seems more and more complex the more I smell it. I get dark chocolate first and foremost, behind that I get equal parts roasted malt and toffee.

T: A great balance of flavors. Dark chocolate is again strongest, and the toffee and roasted malt balance each other in the background. A hint of milk chocolate is also there.

M: On the thick side with very creamy carbonation.

O: The balance of this beer is great. Intense dark chocolate with the perfect amount of sweetness and the perfect amount of roast. It's not extremely complex, but it's extremely well done.

EDIT: This beer gains much complexity with only 6 months in the bottle. I get smoke, sherry, and dark fruit to add to the dark chocolate and roast.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2013 23:34:49 | More by coreyfmcdonald
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BKBassist

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

07-14-2013 04:05:43 | More by BKBassist
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random846

California

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

07-12-2013 02:43:10 | More by random846
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IPAIsaac

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

07-11-2013 19:30:36 | More by IPAIsaac
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t_carterb

Georgia

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-10-2013 21:47:10 | More by t_carterb
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Zbeetleman

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

07-07-2013 06:07:56 | More by Zbeetleman
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Mantooth

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

07-07-2013 05:31:55 | More by Mantooth
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Danny1217

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-05-2013 15:43:49 | More by Danny1217
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oakaged88

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-05-2013 10:13:43 | More by oakaged88
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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-05-2013 05:11:17 | More by mportnoy
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illidurit

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-05-2013 03:23:11 | More by illidurit
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-04-2013 22:08:01 | More by Tucquan
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bcuz7

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-03-2013 23:41:13 | More by bcuz7
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Thorpe429

Illinois

2/5  rDev -51.9%

07-03-2013 15:09:42 | More by Thorpe429
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jpro

South Carolina

4.11/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz single from CBX. Bottled 3.20.13 - poured into a Westbrook snifter...

A: Seriously opaque black... like a dusty eight ball; mocha-tan, one finger head of dense foam leaves a few sticky strands of lace.

S: Cocoa; brownie batter; espresso notes; raisins; perhaps a touch of cinnamon; pretty complex - even more so as it warms.

T: Malted milk; dark chocolate; coffee; estery currant notes.

M: Full body; low carbonation; sticky and thick; doesn't quite have the finish of a stout - maybe a touch less roasty.

O: A big time porter... Lack of big finish and maybe a touch of roast help it remain just under stout territory. Definitely nicer and more drinkable as it warms. A big brew at 11.5%

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2013 00:51:51 | More by jpro
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GrindFatherBob

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-02-2013 23:05:40 | More by GrindFatherBob
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griffeyb

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

07-01-2013 20:02:12 | More by griffeyb
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oglmcdgl

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -76%

06-30-2013 03:21:44 | More by oglmcdgl
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Tauroe

Maine

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-29-2013 16:14:50 | More by Tauroe
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hoptualBrew

Florida

4.35/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Midnight black pour, small dirty brown head falls to nothing. Shades of this same deep brown on edges when held to light. Opaque, black, looks viscous.

Chewy chocolate malts, fudge, walnuts, sweet toffee and light raisin, all basted in a warming booze, meets the nose.

Sweet fudge, reduced brown sugar, milk chocolate, caramel on the palate with a drying bitter dark chocolate and mild roast to round the finish. A nutty, stone fruit English yeast character also lingers in the finish.

Thick, chewy, silky, smooth, carbonation is appropriate, leaves residual sugar sweetness in the back of the mouth.

Overall, for an imperial porter this is really nice. Borderline imperial stout, but restrains the roasted malts and emphasized the English yeast character well throughout.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2013 01:55:00 | More by hoptualBrew
Evil Twin Lil' B from Evil Twin Brewing
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