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Evil Twin - Heretic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

254 Ratings
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Ratings: 254
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.65%
Wants: 27
Gots: 25 | FT: 1
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%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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RMelyon, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

RBassSFHOPit2ME, Jun 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

JoeyStats707, Jun 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

TGS, Jun 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

KevMo84, May 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

sansho, May 27, 2014
Photo of Uncle_Jimmy
3.86/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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)

Uncle_Jimmy, May 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Rave, May 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

22Blue, Apr 21, 2014
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3.79/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

djuhnk, Apr 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Mikeb8, Apr 19, 2014
Evil Twin from Heretic Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 254 ratings.