Modern IPA
Evil Twin Brewing

Modern IPAModern IPA
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Evil Twin Brewing
New York, United States
American IPA
3.9 | pDev: 7.44%
Sep 04, 2021
Dec 20, 2015
This is a tasty tribute to a beloved and iconic beer style - the India Pale Ale. The style goes 200 years back - has been through every spectrum of the flavor palette and had it’s ups and downs on the IBU scale. This time around we re-created a contemporary style IPA - basically the taste of the perfect IPA right now. Understated hop flavors, fruity and crisp. The future is now.
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Reviewed by jzeilinger from Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Canned on: 07-28-21

A - Opaque medium tan gold color with a creamy light layer of bright white foam.

S - Balanced aroma with sweet malt with light citrus.

T - Strong malt base with lingering citrus.

M - Big medium body with a dry finish.

O - Well balanced with a citric back end.
Sep 04, 2021
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Reviewed by woodsman13 from Maine

4.1/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Very hazy opaque orange. Peach nose. Low head retention with just a lingering lacing on top. A little bit syrupy. Taste is peach, soft tropical fruits like mangos, strong hops. Great carbonation level.

Overall a very solid hazy, tropical IPA that doesn't try to be an orangesicle juice bomb. It has a little too much of that syrupy sweetness that plagues some IPAs in this style. Great drinkable IPA for summer at a moderate ABV.
Jul 12, 2020
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Reviewed by Mister_Faucher from Washington

3.99/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
12oz can poured in to a nonic glass. Batch #010.

Look- Hazy golden orange color. Largish off-white with great retention, solid lacing. Medium/light carbonation streams visible.

Smell- Citrus (orange, grapefruit and lemon), pineapple and mango, peach, a bit of melon, grainy malt, floral/grassy hop notes.

Taste- Similar to the aroma, juicy citrus and tropical fruit, ripe peach, grainy malt and faint pine, light bitter finish . Well balanced.

Feel- Lighter side of medium bodied, fairly sweet and slightly sticky. Moderate/light carbonation on the tongue.

O- A very solid IPA, I wish the mouthfeel was a bit heavier but no real complaints. Worth trying.
May 30, 2020
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Reviewed by VoodooBear from Puerto Rico

3.89/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Presentation: 12 oz. can with a batch number on the bottom but no dates. Served in a Rastal Craft Master glass.

Appearance: The one finger head stays around for a little bit and leaves behind a thin foam ring and a lot of lacing in big patches all over the glass.

Smell: It's a fruity aroma of grapefruit, peach and pineapple. A hint of malty sweetness shows up in the background.

Taste: There's a big, fruity flavor of tangerine, peach and green grapes. Some floral notes and a touch of malt show up as it goes down. 

Mouthfeel: It's very smooth and moderately light but there's substance, it's not watery at all. Carbonation is medium low.

Overall: An easy to drink beer with a lots of hoppy, fruit character.
May 17, 2020
Rated: 4 by tbeer40 from New Jersey

Dec 23, 2019
Rated: 3.81 by blissfulNemo from Michigan

Jun 14, 2019
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Rated by Keith27614 from North Carolina

3.17/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
The can has a very strong smell which is overtaking the smell and taste of the beer.
May 25, 2019
Rated: 4.01 by desint from Belgium

Apr 05, 2019
Rated: 3.53 by slhuggy from Virginia

Jul 15, 2018
Rated: 4 by RodSmith from District of Columbia

Jun 24, 2018
Rated: 4.44 by Xxambersky89 from New York

Jun 19, 2018
Rated: 3.62 by CheapBeerBuzz from California

Apr 11, 2018
Rated: 3.93 by Buffettman2018 from North Carolina

Feb 13, 2018
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Reviewed by HoppyBastard from Nebraska

4.01/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Poured from a 12 ounce can into a Shaker pint glass, there is no "best by" date that I can find.

APPEARANCE: pours a cloudy, straw color with one-finger off-white head that quickly dissipated until a thin, unbroken layer of small bubbles remained, there is significant lacing on the glass, medium carbonation.

SMELL: brown sugar, bread, flowers and tropical fruit.

TASTE: the taste follows the nose, initially sweet brown sugar then bread and tropical fruit like pineapple and mango.

PALATE: medium body and carbonation.

OVERALL: this is a very good beer, the name says it all, I would buy this again and would recommend to anyone who enjoys "modern" IPA.
Jan 29, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by SaisonRichBiere from Michigan

Jan 20, 2018
Rated: 4.25 by AlvinLin from New York

Dec 22, 2017
Rated: 3.5 by AyatollahGold from Indiana

Dec 13, 2017
Rated: 3.77 by Strohm from New York

Nov 16, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by caahare from West Virginia

Nov 02, 2017
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Reviewed by avalon07 from South Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
L: Poured from a can to a pint glass. Had a golden yellow color and a hazy texture. There was a half inch of foamy head that lasted an average amount of time. Fair lacing.

S: A good aroma of hops, citrus, malt, and caramel.

T: Tasted of a fair shot citrus fruits (grapefruit, orange), some light caramel notes, a hint of malt (in the finish), a lot of hops, and tropical fruits (mango, passion fruit). A fairly sweet, well-balanced flavor all around. Not overly hopped - definitely restrained by the presence of fruit. Tasty.

F: A well-carbonated beer with a prickly finish. Light- to medium-bodied.

O: While this beer doesn't exactly break any new ground, it is well made. Very much drinkable.
Oct 10, 2017
Modern IPA from Evil Twin Brewing
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 273 ratings