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Cow Creek - Twisted X Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

18 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 20.52%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Twisted X Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mora2000 on 10-30-2011)
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1.75/5  rDev -49.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

I really just dont know where to begin with this.

Smell is just ....well.. soapy.

taste is pretty awful, so awful since the first one ive had to have 1 snaked in between beers i consider, decent or good, because the taste is so bitter and just very harsh.

mouthfeel is what it is, a beer mouthfeel. not overly heavy although it does stay with you.

very much wanted to like this beer after reading about the brewery, but i just cant fathom why they would bottle this but not the stout i hear so many raving about. Hopefully the xpansion will bring them more success and abililty to actually bottle the better beers.

edit-just wanted to add i drank the whole sixxer to make sure it wasnt a quality issue. All of them had the same overall taste etc(unlike some where ive had a few skunks and the rest were sublime..)

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twiggamortis420

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4.23/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Picked up a growler of this today at the Whip-In Austin. Pours a dark brown, nearly black, color with a fluffy cap of off-white head. Decent retention and spotty lacing. It's a pretty good looking lager, reminds me of a darker Firebrick from Schell.

Nose is malty sweet and damn near bock-ish. Nice nutty background with a lagery yeast twang. Toasty caramel and toffee for the most part.

Has a nice breadth of flavors ranging from sharp burnt sugar to caramel to a clean hop bite on the finish. Body is full for the style and drinks with the greatest of ease. I am quite impressed with this, my first Twisted X offering. A tough style to nail down and they did a great job, it beats the piss out of Negro Modelo and the like. Its been a couple years since I had a Firebrick, but I'll be damned if this one is not at least just as good. I will have no problem tackling this growler. Tasty stuff!

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Mora2000

Texas

2.58/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

On tap at the Draught House during the 43rd Anniversary party.

The beer pours a clear amber color with a white head. The aroma is very sweet with a lot of toffee and caramel notes, as well as a ton of sugar. There is little to no hop profile in the aroma.

The flavor is also very sweet and unbalanced. I get a lot of toffee and caramel with not too much else coming through other than a little bit of grain.

Thin mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

The brewery's own website said they modeled this after Negra Modelo so I don't think it was brewed with the beer geek in mind. I don't know how it compares to their target, but I didn't find it very good.

Serving type: on-tap

10-30-2011 16:01:16 | More by Mora2000
Cow Creek from Twisted X Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.