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Evil Twin - Heretic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

243 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 243
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 11.42%
Wants: 26
Gots: 23 | 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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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

06-18-2014 01:02:46 | More by RMelyon
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Australia

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

06-14-2014 23:43:11 | More by hopnerd
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RBassSFHOPit2ME

California

4/5  rDev +1.5%

06-11-2014 03:41:46 | More by RBassSFHOPit2ME
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JoeyStats707

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

06-07-2014 18:32:29 | More by JoeyStats707
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TGS

California

4/5  rDev +1.5%

06-01-2014 23:55:05 | More by TGS
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KevMo84

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

05-31-2014 17:10:56 | More by KevMo84
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sansho

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

05-27-2014 16:45:25 | More by sansho
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Uncle_Jimmy

California

3.86/5  rDev -2%

Appearance-poured from a bottle into a brandy glass, dark ruby read sparkling with a half a finger of white head that dissipated rather quickly.

Aroma- sweet traces of maple syrup and jolly rancher fruit candy. With an all too familiar tropical hop aroma. I smell this in a lot of beers I like. Slight traces of chocolate or carob.

taste- wow rather smooth i would say that this beer is the closest i have ever tasted to a cherry tootsie pop. honestly its not sticky sweet but has almost a cordial type taste to it. the hops take on a medicinal ( but not unpleasant note think jagermeister)). I know this description wouldn't sell it for me but it is a very good tasting beer.

Mouthfeel- medium to dry, it could be a very fast drinking beer because i perceive a slightly lower level of carbonation. There is a slight alcohol warmth as well.

Overall- it s a very unique beer, I think calling it a west coast red under sells it. This beer taste like it has some depth or age to it. The on the bottle description is more accurate " its malty with out being too sweet and hoppy without being too bitter" paraphrased. I would gladly grab another! I would pair it with a pork tenderloin that had some sort of fruit compote garnish, thanksgiving turkey ( as a sub for cranberries), or after getting a flat top in the old barbershop (that's when i would always have a tootsie pop)

05-05-2014 04:20:50 | More by Uncle_Jimmy
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Rave

California

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

05-04-2014 00:23:16 | More by Rave
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JRossoni

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

05-01-2014 03:58:17 | More by JRossoni
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jmccraney

Washington

4/5  rDev +1.5%

04-21-2014 17:12:57 | More by jmccraney
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22Blue

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

04-21-2014 13:31:11 | More by 22Blue
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djuhnk

Minnesota

3.79/5  rDev -3.8%

A- Deep red color. Very clear. Not a huge head, but lacing around the outside sticks around.

S- Very distinct grapefruit/ tropical fruit aroma dank and resiny

T- Grapefruit and tropical fruit right away, with moderate bitterness. Ends with sweet caramel malty notes. A touch of grassiness in there too which i didnt care for.

M- Velvety, carbonation was spot on.

overall i really liked the beer, if i lived in cali i would be buying this beer a lot.

04-20-2014 03:28:43 | More by djuhnk
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Mikeb8

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

04-19-2014 21:27:48 | More by Mikeb8
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EdTheEdge

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

04-13-2014 20:44:27 | More by EdTheEdge
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Tony49er

California

3.48/5  rDev -11.7%

Serving Type- on tap poured into a tulip glass

Appearance- Dark hazy reddish color, pretty solid lacing on the head and some alcohol legs, thick white head but goes away pretty fast

Smell - Roasted malts, smell caramel, hops, just a solid smelling amber ale

Taste- Roasted malts, caramel, hops, some citrus coming through from the hops but just enough not overpowering

Mouthfeel- Smooth, silky solid amber ale

Overall- A pretty solid amber ale just a good beer and for 8%Abv its hidden pretty well just a great beer...Cheers

04-12-2014 04:01:29 | More by Tony49er
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sourdog

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

04-04-2014 19:29:47 | More by sourdog
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gspeer711

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

04-01-2014 06:18:37 | More by gspeer711
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BigDaddy79

California

4/5  rDev +1.5%

03-31-2014 19:50:16 | More by BigDaddy79
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rflips86

California

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

03-23-2014 21:30:19 | More by rflips86
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CapnTrav

California

3.35/5  rDev -15%

poured from 22oz bomber into a tulip

A: beautiful dark blood red. great hue, khaki head about a pinky high, dissipated fairly quickly

S: light caramel, light hops, allspice, smooth malt.

T: same as smell, very balanced in all areas. just hoppy enough, just malty enough. a little sweet, a little bitter. nice mix

M:little bit chewy. smooth cold sip with a lingering bubbles with a very slight post-milk flemmyness. haha.

O: good beer, not on of my favorites, probably would not buy again, although i got it in a trade with a friend. if someone offered it to me i would take it but not gonna be waiting in line for it anytime soon.

03-20-2014 06:07:48 | More by CapnTrav
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cgk_bear

California

4/5  rDev +1.5%

03-14-2014 06:00:08 | More by cgk_bear
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Jeysun23

California

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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Missouri

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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Idaho

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

02-25-2014 01:16:57 | More by TheDrunkenDeer
Evil Twin from Heretic Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 243 ratings.