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Evil Twin The Cowboy - Evil Twin Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

209 Ratings
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Ratings: 209
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 6
Gots: 16 | 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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A: Pours a hazy gold with a pillowy white head.
S: Mild aromas of smoke, grain, straw, lemon, lime, herbs, grass, biscuit, crackers, and hay.
T:Notes of grain, straw, hay, minerals, biscuits, crackers, grass, herbs, lemon, and lime wash across the palate with just a hint of smoke noticeable in the background. The finish is interesting, presenting an odd, yet appealing combination of smoke, grass, lemon, lime, and herb flavors.
M: Full-bodied and dry. Carbonation is crisp and firm.
O: This is a really interesting lager. I doubt that I could drink more than one or two of these at a time, but I could see myself reaching for a beer like this when I wanted something tasty and relatively unique.

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Bottling stamp on the bottle is 04/22/14

Strong golden color to the body and a thick, rocky, white head sits atop (3.75). Faint aroma all around with no noticeable smoke and a mild malt graininess (3.25). A mild smokiness reveals itself in the taste along with an equally mild malt and ester flavors; good bitterness (3.25). Medium bodied; dry finish (3.5).

Not a bad beer for a pilsner but the smoke component is pretty much missing-in-action. I would give this a higher score for a pilsner (3.75), but if you're looking for a more prominent smoke aspect, you won't find it here, so therefore, a relatively low score.

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On tap. Proper yelllow goldn color.

Aroma is very mild. Expected a bit more smoke.

Flavor is just okay. I want either (or both) more smoke, or a more clear pilsener taste from the malt bill. The malt profile tastes a but too generic. No real hop profile to make note of (didn't get any saaz, that's for sure). A sweet note is noticeable on the finish, which throws me a bit.

As a whole the beer doesnt taste bad, and some people will probably be content with it. But it just doesn't serve up what I want in either a smoked beer or a pils.

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Evil Twin The Cowboy from Evil Twin Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 209 ratings.