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Evil Twin - Heretic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

231 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 231
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 25
Gots: 18 | 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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Ratings: 231 | Reviews: 54 | Display Reviews Only:
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mc4z

California

4/5  rDev +1%

12-14-2013 05:08:31 | More by mc4z
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

12-11-2013 04:02:12 | More by BillRoth
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Drink_LocalSD

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

12-06-2013 04:42:54 | More by Drink_LocalSD
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

12-05-2013 03:01:02 | More by XmnwildX12
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CragWizard

California

3/5  rDev -24.2%

12-02-2013 19:56:04 | More by CragWizard
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anon

California

4/5  rDev +1%

11-15-2013 00:42:39 | More by anon
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caverog

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

11-14-2013 02:53:53 | More by caverog
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NickBeery

California

4/5  rDev +1%

11-13-2013 03:17:39 | More by NickBeery
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.58/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Field Of Drafts held at The Hanger in Lancaster, CA.

Pours a hazy dark orange with a foamy orange-tan head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, caramel, and citrus zest aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a citrus forward hop presence that is slightly better in the smell.

Serving type: on-tap

11-11-2013 04:19:08 | More by UCLABrewN84
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4/5  rDev +1%

11-10-2013 15:44:24 | More by tbone1384
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CMack71968

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

11-08-2013 18:48:29 | More by CMack71968
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jakecattleco

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

10-08-2013 08:40:39 | More by jakecattleco
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Tuckersmth

California

3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

09-06-2013 20:47:27 | More by Tuckersmth
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ablackard

Hawaii

4/5  rDev +1%

09-04-2013 04:40:46 | More by ablackard
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Amalak

New York

4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A. It has a soft caramel color with a big foamy white head and good lacing. There are some small bubbles coming up throughout. It is opaque and semi-gelatinous.

S. It has a hoppy scent some banana.

T/M. It is extremely tart and bitter. There is a hint of banana in there. It is overly hoppy, as advertised. Carbonated and medium bodied.

O. It is intense. I really like it, but in small doses.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2013 22:06:31 | More by Amalak
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flexabull

California

3.86/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a dark garnet red color, clear, with a pretty nice bubbly off white head.

Aromas are earthy, with some hard candy notes, pine needles, and a bit of resin.

Taste starts out slightly grainy. Some cereal and caramel maltiness, light cream and slightly sweet, with some brewed tea. Finish is earthy, gritty, with some pine needle bitterness.

Mouthfeel is smooth, crisp, with lighter body.

Overall, a solid beer. Far from "Evil", because I found this to be pretty well balanced, tasty, and enjoyable. Nice first beer from Heretic.

Serving type: bottle

08-31-2013 03:52:47 | More by flexabull
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GraduatedCashew

California

4/5  rDev +1%

08-28-2013 22:40:37 | More by GraduatedCashew
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Taylor_Boggio

California

4/5  rDev +1%

08-27-2013 06:03:11 | More by Taylor_Boggio
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DemoniChris

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +1%

08-25-2013 17:58:34 | More by DemoniChris
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Spaz7

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

08-20-2013 02:43:25 | More by Spaz7
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brewski09

Ohio

4.34/5  rDev +9.6%
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).

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2013 03:35:09 | More by brewski09
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Walletsworth

North Dakota

4/5  rDev +1%

08-17-2013 00:43:37 | More by Walletsworth
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davegray

California

4/5  rDev +1%

08-13-2013 05:52:32 | More by davegray
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ac22rush

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1%

08-08-2013 01:06:43 | More by ac22rush
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nygannon

California

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

08-03-2013 22:26:12 | More by nygannon
Evil Twin from Heretic Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 231 ratings.