Imperial Biscotti Break Natale - Pretty Please With A Cherry On Top | Evil Twin Brewing

Imperial Biscotti Break Natale - Pretty Please With A Cherry On TopImperial Biscotti Break Natale - Pretty Please With A Cherry On Top
BA SCORE
93.2%
Liked This Beer
4.14 w/ 979 ratings
Imperial Biscotti Break Natale - Pretty Please With A Cherry On TopImperial Biscotti Break Natale - Pretty Please With A Cherry On Top
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Evil Twin Brewing
New York, United States
eviltwin.dk

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BlastBeats on 10-12-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,640
Reviews:
126
Ratings:
979
Liked:
912
Avg:
4.14/5
pDev:
9.18%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
82
Gots:
208
Trade:
27
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Ratings: 979 |  Reviews: 126
Photo of That_Bearded_Guy
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rsquared59
4.37/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DCgolfpro
3.76/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Whiskeydeez
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dsm45
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of earljones199
4.12/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of HansumFilly
3.94/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of Dominic_Decoco
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jrenihan
4.08/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jzeilinger
4.02/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Dark black pour with a thick, creamy lacing ring.

S - Light aroma with cherries and chocolate.

T - Bitter bakers chocolate and cherries from start to finish with a lingering bitter chocolate cherry finish. The ABV is incredibly well hidden. There's a little bit of cherry on the back end balanced nicely with sweet bitter chocolate.

M - Medium body, velvety with some subtle prickly carbonation.

O - I'd by this one again.

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Photo of PhineasMcClintock
4.24/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dizzydsmith
4.29/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zazzi82
4.07/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of russpowell
3.94/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours ebony with a pinky of cocoa colored head, stays effervescent throughout, decent lacing & above average head retention

S: Cocoa, carob,

T: Follows the nose, some black cherry as well up front. Cherry starts to sour as this warms, a little fig & prune as well, some chocolate nibbling at the edges, growing stronger, some biscotti sneaks in late. Finishes dry with chocolate, a little sour cherry, & more biscotti

MF: Fairly thick, slight carbonation

Pretty good, but not world changing by any means, a bit slow to drink, flavor really picked up the warmer it got

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Photo of bkwhoppa66
3.5/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gruss004
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of smanson56
4.46/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22oz Bomber into a snifter glass. Pours dark black with a thin dark tan head. The nose has coffee, cacao, and there is a nice surprise from the tart cherries used in this blend. The taste follows the nose with the tartness of the cherries perhaps cutting the sweetness that is found in the base beer. The mouth feel is smooth and soft. I enjoy this a little bit more than the base beer perhaps due to it being a little less sweet.

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Photo of sphmiel
4.27/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On draught at Global, Rock Hill. Pours very black, fading mocha head, aromas of chocolate and coffee. Taste is rich, roasted malts, coffee and dark chocolate. Then the cherry appears, just enough to make this even more awesome. Definitely a sipper, worth looking for.

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Photo of Xenoreactive
4.48/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thank you ThisWangsChung!

A delicious variant of one of the best imperial porters around. Tastes like an IBB with sour cherry juice blended into it. Nothing artificial coming out of the nose or taste: balanced.

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Photo of Sammy
3.78/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wasatch
4.62/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz. Bomber

Poured into a chalice a very nice black color, very nice carbonation, with a very nice one-finger thick/creamy one-finger tan head, which leaves some very nice thick small islands and sticky lacing behind. The nose is malty, with some very nice chocolate/toffee notes, with some slight cherry tartness, some vanilla notes. The taste is very nice malty, chocolate/toffee, cherry's, vanilla. Full Body, ABV hidden very well. Overall, this is a very nice brew, the best I've had so far from ET. Highly Recommended!

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Photo of Beer_lover89
4.06/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tylertut
4.33/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of paresis
4.26/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.99/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Imperial Biscotti Break Natale - Pretty Please With A Cherry On Top from Evil Twin Brewing
Beer rating: 93.2% out of 100 with 979 ratings
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