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Evil Twin The Cowboy - Evil Twin Brewing

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85
very good

166 Ratings
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Ratings: 166
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 5
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: LiquidAmber on 10-13-2012)
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Reviews by Hopdaemon39:
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Hopdaemon39

New York

3.98/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a pilsner glass- beautiful golden color, three fingers of foamy white head and great retention and lacing. Couldn't ask it to look any better.

Smell is interesting- not a refined scent but interesting and earthy. I smell some yeasty funk along with a sort of burnt campfire thing.

Taste is equally unusual but better blended- yeast funk remains throughout the taste, campfire tastes longer towards the end, earthy grains up front and a pretty clean dry finish.

Mouthfeel is good- medium light body, crisply carbonated. This is certainly a very interesting take on a pilsner and perhaps something a cowboy would drink.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2013 22:54:26 | More by Hopdaemon39
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3.83/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours shiny golden, small white head that turns to a nice lace, kept alive by some small fizzy strings.
Mild smoke in the smell, neck and neck with some hops, also crackers, grains, bit of smoked cheese, some spiciness.
The pilsener notes are really out there, starting with the specific maltiness, the herbal acidity, the spicy hops with the dry finish. Add some nice smokey flavours with some nice wood notes, also a touch of enhancing fruity hops, mostly giving off some citrus, floral hints too.
Light body, nicely carbonated, helps the dry finish. Some charcoal smoke left in the aftertaste, burnt straw and leaf, spicy hoppy bitterness.
Something a German Texan might really love, nice job choosing the name. A really nice smoked beer, with a kinda rough aftertaste that invites (urges!) you to take another sip.

Serving type: bottle

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Pours a clear golden with a modest frothy ivory head that slowly dissipates.

Aroma is crackery malt, floral hops, and a barely noticeable whiff of smoke.

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One of the lighter smoked beers I've had. Nothing spectacular, but a fairly drinkable brew.

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Evil Twin The Cowboy from Evil Twin Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 166 ratings.