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Evil Twin The Cowboy - Evil Twin Brewing

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very good

188 Ratings
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Ratings: 188
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 7
Gots: 14 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: LiquidAmber on 10-13-2012)
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5/5  rDev +33%

mskiddo, Jul 18, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

HopFace, Dec 18, 2012
Photo of udouche
4.53/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bottle poured into a Chalice

A - Slightly cloudy dark orange. A solid 3 finger head on a medium pour. Thin yet full lacing.

S - Campfire, fresh bread, a sweet caramel, some ginger, and a slight scent of citrus.

T - Lots of smoke upfront, but not in the overbearing sense of a rauchbier. It settles well showing its light pilsener character with touches of sweet malt and crisp hops. Washes with a hint of smoke, but otherwise very clean.

M - Fairly light body, yet heavier than your normal pils. It is full of creamy carbonation. Leaves your mouth clean.

O - For those who can't handle or feel overpowered by super smokey beer, but still appreciate smoke, this is a create place to look. It pairs well with, as the name suggests, cowboy food. I'll probably grab a couple more since I'm a fan of southwestern US food.

udouche, Dec 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Dlestz, Jun 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

cyrushire, Jan 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

MSandahl23, May 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

kkdowning, Jun 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

oriolesfan4, Nov 07, 2012
Photo of Bung
4.3/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22oz. Cloudy orange pour, thin layer if white which laced pretty well.

Aroma, some spicy biscuit. Light caramel, way light smoke. Some crisp hop notes, citrus and lighter pine. It is quite interesting, just not sure what to make of it.

Taste, Nails it. The smoke is light and works very well with the lighter pilsener type malts. Light bread and citrus. A beach wood like smoke underpins the entire time.

Just heavy of light body. Good carbonation, very easy drinking. Reminds me a bit of the Holy Smoke and lesser bit of the Shenklera Weizen.
If it wasn't for the price point if these Evil Twin brews I would have them in the fridge much more often.

Anyone with an appreciation of the smokes will like this one. Worth the dollars to try once, maybe more.

Bung, Nov 07, 2012
Photo of ppoitras
4.3/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle purchased as a single from somewhere localish.

Poured into an imperial pint glass, formed a 1/2" off-white head over the slightly cloudy golden amber brew. Head recedes gradually, with lasting lace. Aroma is sweet with obvious smoke presence. Cool. Everyone always seems to scrimp on smoke.

Taste has smoke from head to tail, to my utter surprise. Beyond that, sweet upfront, touch of citrus in the middle, reasonably balanced closed, bitter aftertaste. Mouthfeel is soft and smooth, and drinkability is easy. Nice brew, and delivers the advertised smoke. Two thumbs up!

ppoitras, Apr 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

intoxabroad, May 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

foxyaardvark27, Apr 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

wisegreensoul, Jul 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

kmahe, Apr 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

LightnerLiquorKS, Feb 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

duceswild, Oct 31, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

Vivs85, Jun 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

JoeMans, Apr 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

afsdan, Jul 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

cmac1705, Feb 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

diverite, Jul 27, 2014
Photo of kylehay2004
4.15/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

No head really with decent lacing on a murky golden with slight copper hue body. Aroma is strongly smokey and hint of mesquite and only light smoked meat presence, some grass as well. Flavors present and interesting mix of orange and lemon citrus fading in and out with smoked meats and campfire flavors. A rapidly changing and dynamic flavor. medium body and moderate carbonation. Very unique and easy to drink for the style. definitely worth trying.

kylehay2004, Oct 12, 2013
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4.12/5  rDev +9.6%

indyblue9, Oct 01, 2014
Photo of Jetulio
4.1/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

650 ml bottle poured into a Tulip glass
Appearance... cloudy orange beer with head colour white of almost 2 fingers
Aroma... grass, floral very smokey. Fresh and strong smell with a little touch of malty aroma too
Taste... citrus and herbal, touch of malt with smokey wood in mouth, bitterness appears lately to complete a complex beer
Mouthfeel... medium/full body and medium/soft carbonation
Overall... a very nice beer, bitterness is present in a light style, refreshing beer being a smoked pilsner. Well executed idea. To repeat.

Jetulio, Sep 01, 2013
Photo of Resuin
4.08/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bomber poured into a pilsner glass.

Appearance: Golden-brown in color with a nice, white one-inch head. Very pleasant appearance.

Smell: A punch of smoke, some bacon, caramel, perhaps a little citrus.

Taste: While smoke is certainly the predominant flavor, it is actually quite well balanced. This is a tasty beer. Little to no alcohol taste, but the smoky taste lingers a bit.

Mouth-feel: Very well bodied; nice texture. Very enjoyable mouth-feel, one of the best parts of this beer.

Overall: I enjoyed this beer, it was a pleasurable and memorable experience. This is an extremely well balanced beer, and if I find it I will definitely go for another.

Resuin, Nov 14, 2012
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Evil Twin The Cowboy from Evil Twin Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 188 ratings.