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Evil Twin - Heretic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

262 Ratings
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Ratings: 262
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.65%
Wants: 28
Gots: 29 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Heretic Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 07-11-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Spaz7, Aug 20, 2013
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4.34/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

poured into a Brooklyn Brewery snifter from a bomber in Ohio after a small trip to CA.

A - Dark amber red bordering on brown. The head pours 2cm khaki/tan and slowly dissipates leaving a heavy lacing on the glass. This is a great beer to look at.

S - Hops are the predominant aroma here. Almost like a wet hop ale, but with undertones of a barleywine. There are toffee and burnt fruit notes (fig, pungent plum, and acidic cherry notes are everywhere), backed up by some dark crystal malts.

T - The taste of the beer is less exciting than the aroma, but is still wonderful. It is just a little muddled with everything going on. The hops are a wonderful bouquet of herbal, grassy, and fruit undertones. The malts are great dark fruits and toffee. They just don't quite meld with each other the way I would expect.

M - Thick and chewy, yet perfectly thin. There is a brilliant dichotomy working here that I don't know how to describe or replicate.

O - A great beer that I am happy to have tried. I would get more of it if I lived in CA (I would love to try it on tap and super fresh).

brewski09, Aug 19, 2013
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Evil Twin from Heretic Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 262 ratings.