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Evil Twin - Heretic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

253 Ratings
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Ratings: 253
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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Photo of Tony49er
3.48/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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

Tony49er, Apr 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

sourdog, Apr 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

gspeer711, Apr 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

BigDaddy79, Mar 31, 2014
Photo of rflips86
3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

rflips86, Mar 23, 2014
Photo of CapnTrav
3.35/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

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.

CapnTrav, Mar 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

cgk_bear, Mar 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Jeysun23, Mar 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

snakeayes11, Mar 04, 2014
Photo of TheDrunkenDeer
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

TheDrunkenDeer, Feb 25, 2014
Photo of jj139
4.34/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On Tap at the Brewery

A - Dark reddish/brown with an one-finger tan/beige head. The head takes a bit of time to diminish leaving long lasting streaky-white lacing down the entire glass.

S - Plenty going on here - Toasty/yeasty malt with hints of grapefruit, pine, and dark caramel. There are also some earthy notes in there that I couldn't quite put my finger on.

T - Sweet and dark caramel malt right off the bat. The taste finishes with just a touch of hop bitterness to round things off and make you want another sip. Very balanced with no one taste taking the lead.

M - Medium carbonation and body. Full flavor but this beer does not feel heavy in any way.

O - This is fast becoming one of my favorite Red Ales. Well crafted and everything is nicely balanced. And the bonus is that the brewery is about 20+ minutes away.

jj139, Feb 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Oxymoron, Feb 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

jaydoc, Feb 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

firedwarftj, Feb 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

R_J_FearNoBeer, Jan 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

random846, Jan 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Marco_Gtz, Jan 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

baklo, Jan 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

lakeylake, Jan 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

HawkIPA, Jan 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

David_Knows_Beer, Dec 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

brandonld23, Dec 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

mc4z, Dec 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

BillRoth, Dec 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Drink_LocalSD, Dec 06, 2013
Evil Twin from Heretic Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 253 ratings.