Soft Dookie | Evil Twin Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by baggio on 11-25-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,200
Reviews:
206
Ratings:
737
pDev:
9.41%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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51
Gots:
152
Trade:
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Ratings: 737 |  Reviews: 206
Photo of tsgooch79
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of danec020
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TylerJ
5/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Craftbeerrevolution
4.11/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 57md
3.83/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a deep dark brown with two big fingers of tan head. The nose has some roast but also some astringent quality as well. The body is on the hearty end and there is a decent bitter roasted quality in the flavor profile.

That said, the bottle correctly self describes this offering as "delicate." That is certainly not a quality that I want in my imperial stout.

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Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.72/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Jet black pour forming a 2 fingered angry almond-red head in my snifter. 100% opaque, total inky blackness.

Aroma of strong alcohol comes out first, but as it's allowed to settle some banana and caramel notes come out as well. Everything kind of meshes together when it's swirled...plum/banana/toffee/burnt malt with tons of alcohol sharpness.

The flavor is powerful, offering initial flavors of roast and burnt malt and alcohol soaked plums. As it fades to the back alcohol-soaked banana, plum, prune, and blood orange surface. The finish is purely antiseptic.

Feel is huge, drying, and taut with carbonation. Lots of parch on the finish.

Overall, from the label (aside from being hilarious) I was expecting much more banana, chocolate, and sweetness overall. What I got was a very alcohol-heavy imperial stout with whispers of metallic banana and burnt malts. Even with a clean palate (for 6 plus hours) I am unable to pick up anything of total worthiness from the flavor. I probably won't be having this again.

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Photo of twelveone
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.98/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

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

Photo of MrMcPickles
3.97/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours black with a small amount of quickly disapating head. Smells of carmel, char, and banana. Thin, slick feel up front that is quickly balanced with a hop kick and a dry finish. Taste is roasty, cocoa, a little smoke, and alchol. Overall, a fairly complex stout that you warm up to as you sip.

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Photo of TreyIsWilson
4.01/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours black with a one finger tan head.

S - Aroma is dark chocolate, coffee, and vanilla.

T - The flavor follows th aroma with dark chocolate, coffee, molasses, and vanilla.

M - Heavy body with low carbonation. Very soft mouthfeel with a smooth finish.

O - Very nice Imperial Stout. Perfect after dinner sipper.

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

Photo of jkhara12
3.67/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of valianes
4.07/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheDole
4.37/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mikel52588
3.48/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of craftaholic
3.17/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Very subtle in all respects. Dark fruits and slight vanilla

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Photo of ER527
2.81/5  rDev -30.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Ikeithbot
4.63/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Appearance is nothing spectacular but the taste of this beer is nothing short of great. This is the best Evil Twin stout I have tried. Subtle flavors of coffee and vanilla and just the right proportion of each gives this a nice complex flavor that does not hit you over the head with one thing. Definitely not a one note beer and is worth trying. I would compare this to better than most of the 22 oz bombers of good stout that is sold and a bargain because it is sold as a 4 pack of 12 oz bottles

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Photo of MrHolden
3.33/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Icemann383
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ivehadthatbrew
4.19/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Look (4.25): Scary think jet black poured out of the bottle into a splinter glass. The head is a thick foam of dark tan and brown. It looks delicious.

Smell (4.5): Extremely complex, dark bitter chocolate, some vanilla french coffee and freshly cut cedar wood.

Taste (4): Cocoa nibs, vanilla and sweetened coffee flavors. There are woody cedar and leather hints laced throughout. Maybe some dark fruit flavors in there such as darker chocolate covered cherries.

Mouthfeel (4): Creamy silky smooth. Very full bodied. It's got some spice on it at the end which might be due to the high ABV, which is masked very well.

Overall (4.25): A fantastic brew. A little pricey, but all Evil Twin brews are.

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

Photo of SinjaminBentek
3.86/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Soft Dookie from Evil Twin Brewing
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 737 ratings
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