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Falco - Evil Twin Brewing

Not Rated.

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very good

105 Reviews
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Reviews: 105
Hads: 805
Avg: 3.93
pDev: 8.65%
Wants: 24
Gots: 143 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Evil Twin Brewing visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Tone on 05-08-2013

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Reviews by Thickfreakness:
Photo of Thickfreakness
3.21/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a cloudy golden yellow into my DFH glass. A thick and fluffy three finger head floats like a cloud atop this honeyed nectar. The foam gently fades and leaves a nice bit of lacing dripping all over the glass.
Yellow grapefruit, bitter orange pith, lemon peel with a slight sugar sweetness as it warms. Not very complex in the nose. Citrus, citrus and more bitter citrus and pine. Little notes of wet hay as it comes to temp.
Grapefruit juice, lemon zest, pine needles, crumbley biscuits, and orange pith. Has a touch of sweetness and graininess that blends well with the intense pine and citrus punch. Nothing breaking any new ground here. A decent drinking IPA.
The citrus strips your mouth pretty good. Lots of Florida citrus, New England pine, and just a touch of sweet grain. It drinks O.K., but I tend to expect more from Evil Twin.
Not something I'll be seeking out often as I can get much better IPA's for the same price or cheaper. Decent at best. No complexity, just bitter citrus. Average at best especially for $10.99/4-pack.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Ri0
3.7/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Movin' to the country, gonna drink a lot of hops,
I'm movin' to the country, gonna drink me a lot of hops,
Movin' to the country, gonna drink a lot of hops,
Movin' to the country, gonna drink a lot of hops.
Hops come, in a can,
They were put there by a man,
In a factory downtown.
And if I had my little way, I'd drink hops everyday,
Some suckin' bitterness in the shade.

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Photo of oberon
4.3/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottled on 4/16/13.Poured into a standard pint glass a dull lemon yellow color with just a great looking firm one finger head just doesn't dissapate,not a fan of the color but a big fan of the pillow-like head.Big citrusy hops jump out in the nose along with some pine underneath,not much malt presence except for mild toastiness.If you like grapefruit and bitterness this your kinda ipa,I love it,intesnse grapefruit juice flavors and some stickiness to go along with some lighter pine resin,again just a faint drier malt presence.I haven't had an in your face sharp hop bomb in awhile and for me this fits the bill.Excellent...in my opinion.

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Photo of mojohawk21
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of CavemanRamblin
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of MaxT
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Tiernan
3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tbryan5
4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of sabitu
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of coxxx616
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of DaftPatrick
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of Todd
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of bellce0
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of cincysig
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of Doomcifer
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of megamass
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of JC333
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of alienlifeforcecube
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

4.11/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Marius
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of innominat
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Ngcba415
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: hazy gold, big 2” pure white rocky foam collar that produces ledges of lace.
S: some earthy notes on the nose, citrus, light grass.
T: Some light biscuit. Initial palate has some sweet fruit and then by mid-palate it balances with the hop and it simultaneously dries out and becomes juicy.
F: Very creamy, bone dry and fairly light body for an IPA. Carbonation is very soft, moderately low
O: Refreshing, drinkable, well rounded and well balanced. The level of bitterness is similar to what you would find in a gin and tonic.

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Photo of stephenlee
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Falco from Evil Twin Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 105 ratings.