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Evil Twin Low Life - Evil Twin Brewing

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Ratings: 179
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
German Pilsener |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Amalak on 12-23-2012)
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North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -24%

04-20-2013 19:36:38 | More by trodam
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

12-31-2013 03:17:28 | More by mojohawk21
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01-11-2014 22:50:12 | More by woodchipper
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07-10-2014 15:56:09 | More by joemetric
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

07-30-2013 03:26:24 | More by Cynic-ale
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3.76/5  rDev +3.9%

A clear, bright gold, Low Life's pure white head reaches a finger and sits fluffy on top, fading after time to a creamy foam and depositing nicely thick patching as it goes.
The smell is soft but nice, very bright and clean, with plenty of Saaz hops, though it seems to be hopped more to the Czech than the German standard. Still, it's not too soft.
The taste is the same, with a gentle malty sweetness up front and a base consisting of floral and lightly herbal hops bitterness. Dryness from a grassier character comes out underneath.
Light, crisp and refreshing, as one would hope for with this style, it's nonetheless consistent and deep. The carbonation is a bit high, but it doesn't overwhelm too much.

05-24-2013 23:04:37 | More by Brenden
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Alberta (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev -2.5%

12oz bottle, day 23 of the 2013 Craft Beer Advent calendar. Another brew from Evil Twin constructed in Stratford, CT.

This beer pours a hazy medium golden straw hue, with a teeming tower of (are we sure this wasn't brewed at DeProef?) rather puffy, thinly foamy, and ultimately frothy bone-white head, which leaves some decent (or not?) hanging garter belt lace around the glass as it slowly bleeds away.

It smells of prominent grassy, leafy hops, floral clover honey, grainy, slightly biscuity pale malt, and a subtle dry yeastiness. The taste is sharply bitter grassy, kind of metallic noble hops, gritty crackery pale malt, semi-tart lemon peel, a touch of flinty stoniness, and some weird additional natural sweet earthy tones.

The bubbles are, as already noted, big and overwrought out of the gate, and linger deeply until they eventually settle to a dull hum on the tongue, right at the point before another top-up is required, natch, the body on the light side of medium weight, and a tad too astringent from fizz and hop alike to be deemed anywhere near smooth. It finishes on a drying trend, the malt waning, while the acerbic hops and yeast gear up for a final run at my upper palate.

Well, what we have here is a German Pils, via Belgium's 'finest' yeastmeisters, spit out by a Danish recipe in coastal Connecticut. WTF? Globalization has its merits, as does collaboration and cooperation, but this all seems to be taking it all a step or ten too far, in concept marketing (our beer sucks, and all that), and in geography.

12-24-2013 09:00:08 | More by biboergosum
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Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-07-2014 03:21:34 | More by Sammy
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

05-18-2014 14:25:09 | More by schmidtmattsays
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

04-02-2014 12:34:09 | More by RyanOooh
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New York

4/5  rDev +10.5%

04-26-2014 22:12:12 | More by mediumtommy
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3.55/5  rDev -1.9%

Poured two fingers of head on a clear, medium straw colored body.
The aroma is grain and pine. Mild but nice.
The taste has mild pine bitterness with some honey sweetness in the middle. Finishes with mild dry bitter note.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
Enjoyable. It's a little less bitter than most pilseners.

09-28-2013 18:44:20 | More by Fatehunter
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New York

4/5  rDev +10.5%

12-01-2013 15:24:11 | More by beerman999999
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South Carolina

3.43/5  rDev -5.2%

Served from bottle into a Mikkeller oversized wine glass (semi-proper!). Poured a hazy yellow-orange with a half finger white head that subsided to a minimal amount quickly. Maintained phenomenal lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, earth, fruit, spices, and grain. The flavor was of sweet malt, earth, earth hop, fruit, spice, grain, rye, and wheat. It had a light feel on the palate with high carbonation. Overall this was a decent brew. Upon first inspection of the nose on this one I really wasn’t expecting too much if I’m honest. There was a very substantial earthiness going on which was a little overwhelming. However, the flavor was a good bit better with a nice kiss of fruit taking place. This kept some of the earthiness at bay and helped to balance it out. Worth trying if you get the chance to do so.

12-31-2012 13:12:06 | More by thagr81us
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

04-09-2013 03:58:40 | More by GRG1313
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3.64/5  rDev +0.6%

Brewed by "Evil Twin Brewing, Stratford, CT" Bottled 8/22/13.

Pours to a thick white head and hazy (must be bottle conditioned) yellow color. Aroma is spicy, grassy and citrusy hops with a nice balance of sweet pale malt. Flavor is crisp, hoppy, grainy and balanced, with a sharp, dry finish. Mouthfeel is light and CO2 is under control. Overall a very good Pils.

Evil Twin, now available in Arkansas.

12-21-2013 22:29:21 | More by EagleTalon
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North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

09-30-2013 01:33:38 | More by tarheels4life23
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2.1/5  rDev -42%

Pours gold with a small, fading white head.
Delicate aroma, some spicy and herbal hops and cereal grains.
Flavours are the same - boring cereal grains and spicy hops, with little else to back things up.
Carbonation is too high.
Not impressive....

04-04-2013 05:42:04 | More by CrazyDavros
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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Evil Twin Low Life from Evil Twin Brewing
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