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Westbrook / Evil Twin Mini Growler Imperial Stout | Westbrook Brewing Co.

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311 Ratings
Westbrook / Evil Twin Mini Growler Imperial StoutWestbrook / Evil Twin Mini Growler Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co.
South Carolina, United States
westbrookbrewing.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by zac16125 on 11-05-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,532
Reviews:
54
Ratings:
311
pDev:
9.02%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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40
Gots:
70
Trade:
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Ratings: 311 |  Reviews: 54
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4.31/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of calcnerd
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerDawgs
4.16/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

A 22oz bottle with a bottled on date of 3.24.16, picked up at Westbrook Brewing. Surprised to see this beer has been around for 3 years according to the reviews below

L - Pitch black, no lacing or head, thin body appearance

S - Roasted malts, booze, vanilla

T - Sweet, toasty, vanilla, chocolate, and coffee

F - Thin body, low carbonation

O - Very tasty imperial stout. Get it if you can find it

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Photo of JoeMans
4.18/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PVMT
3.96/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlurryVisi0n
4.39/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Served in a snifter from a 22oz bottle.

Appearance: Thick black motor oil color with an extra dark tan head maybe one finger's length off the body. Head drops to nada after one or two sips with zero lacing.

Smell: Light coffee scent with dose of vanilla extract. You can't actually smell the alcohol hints...little light but enticing smell.

Taste: Complex sweet and bitter, molasses and espresso. The coffee undertone is just right and incredible smooth. Somewhere in the middle where it could be a dessert or one of the best after dinner beers you will have.

Mouth: It is a little dry and I am drinking it a little closer to room temperature than your usual extra cold.

Overall: Personally think it's an awesome brew...not sure behind the collaboration naming considering Westbrook makes most of the EvilTwin brews. Not going to question much of the naming but definitely one of those need to grab if you see it on the shelf.

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4.19/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MacSon1982
4.07/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

L: poured into Cycle snifter. Formed a small amount of head on pour that very quickly dissipated. Beer is dirty motor oil in color and head was dark brown. A tiny bit of lacing remained around the outer edge of the beer but zero lacing lines while drinking...

S: smokey sweet malt, some chocolate and caramel.

T: strong charred coffee grains, medium bittersweet chocolate, light molasses. Slight bitter finish from the hops. Touch of pepper corn for some hints of spice and heat.

F: medium low effervescence, low boozyness, medium stickyness.

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4.12/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HopHunter19
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - pretty nice brown black opaque beer with a mocha head that dissipates quick, but then you get nice alcohol legs
S - smoke, dark roasty malts, burnt marshmallow, dark chocolate, bakers chocolate, almost a bacon scent to it
T - nice big dark malts, dark chocolate, creamy vanilla, smoke, burnt marshmallow, campfire, bakers chocolate, bacon
M - big and thick, alcohol covered, aftertaste is roasty malts, big stout flavors, smoke
O - very nice. First experience with westbrook and I have to say I like them slightly more in combo with evil twin as.opposed to evil twin independently.

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4.2/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.99/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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5/5  rDev +22%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.96/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.04/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.79/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Absolutely incredible, smooth, sweet, savory, full of dark chocolate notes with a light haze of espresso suffusing this wonderful concoction. Black as my heart and smoother than the tongue of the serpent in the garden of eden, I strongly recommend this beer.

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4.27/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.9/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nola1988
4.28/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: jetblack
S: smoky chocolate
T: villain sweetness upfront, smoky coca on the back.
F: sticky, full bodied.
O: A soild stout. The sweetness is a great balance on the smoky element to it. The body is full, which I prefer in this style. Grab if you see it.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shockey
4.57/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Westbrook / Evil Twin Mini Growler Imperial Stout from Westbrook Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 311 ratings
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