Evil Twin Yin | Evil Twin Brewing

Evil Twin YinEvil Twin Yin
BA SCORE
3.96/5
1,044 Ratings
Evil Twin YinEvil Twin Yin
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by rfgetz on 04-22-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,645
Reviews:
223
Ratings:
1,044
pDev:
9.34%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
46
Gots:
208
Trade:
8
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Ratings: 1,044 |  Reviews: 223
Photo of nicktav4
4.21/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Oily black pour with a saddlebrown head. Mild scent, caramel and chocolate. Medium-weight mouthfeel. Slightly sweet, notably bitter. Chocolate, coffee, malt, toffee. Expected flavors from a not-so-sweet stout, but very well balanced. The beverage's alcoholic potency is well hidden behind the flavor profile. Overall, quite enjoyable.

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Photo of reitzbrewing
4.52/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

on draft in sample size. pours black w light tan head. smoky taste is great. like this a lot

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Photo of Karibourgeois
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nickfl
4.24/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.96/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Tasted in a 10 oz snifter from draft at Half Day Brewing on December 1, 2016. Look is thick dark brown with a tan head and lingering lacing. Smell and taste is coffee, bitter chocolate and dark roasted malts.

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Photo of Budinetz
4.08/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle on 12/30/13.

Poured from the bottle into a Belgian tulip.

Pours a dark, black color with a dark tan head that dissipates slowly. Lacing sticks somewhat around the glass as I sip.

Smells of bitter chocolate, coffee, tobacco. Very sharp on the nose, almost pungent.

Tastes sweet on the front end with an immediate dry and bitter flavor.

Mouthfeel is baller status. Like heaven on the palate.

Overall, an awesome beer aged well. I would be curious to try this young as this is my first time.

Cheers!

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Photo of williahd
3.84/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bushbeer75
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz brown bottle - bottled 99:15 [4/9/2015]

Evil Twin Yin filled my snifter with an opaque black [that was as dark as motor oil] body. The relatively hard pour produced a 1 1/2 finger bubbly chocolate milkshake looking head. The smell was of roasted malt, chocolate and burnt toast. The taste was dominated by roasted malt, dark bread and chocolate. However, to my surprise there was more of a hop presence than expected. The bitterness seemed to build as consumed. The mouth feel was thick and full with moderate carbonation.

Overall, the drinkability is only limited by its full flavor and 'good sized' abv.

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Photo of Dougwillhike
4.52/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of josanguapo
4.55/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

From 32GP. In Teku glass. Watching Los Soprano 1x07. Very balanced and with the alcohol well hidden. Just the adequate amount of roastyness and more chocolate as it warms up.

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Photo of jsmith313
4.02/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of psoriasaurus
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rspauldi
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dzu
4.17/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Act25
4.09/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Lovely, well made. As good as most IRS.

A: A black beauty. Makes me sleepy thinking bout it, not much lacing.

S: Roasty aroama, black bread, chocolate, mint and pine forest.

T: The roast malt with moist, fruity, black raisin bread with chocolate provide the backbone. This is tempered by the minty, pine forest hops that combine to take this to a great sipping finish.

F: Full bodied with moderate carbonation, sporting a clean, minty, long finish.

O: A must try. Brooklyn gets crafty, a great place to live.

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Photo of Socialiste
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tommy5
3.67/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Martine
3.93/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Jamie_Newman
4.24/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ananddullabh
4.22/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mikebu
4.16/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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

Pitch black with a thin espresso head. Smells like dark chocolate, smoke, roasted malts, cherries. The taste notes include dark chocolate, espresso, roasted malts, cherries, smoke, subtle hints of peated whiskey.

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Photo of Kazahkstan
4.35/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured 12 Oz into a tulip glass.
Look: Poured a thick black with a small, thin copper head.
Smell: Overtones of sweet chocolate, dark malts, and a slightly fruity undertone.
Taste. Sweet, smooth, complex, and dark. Tastes of chocolate, roasted coffee, bitter malt, and alcohol.
Feel: Lightly carbonated. Not very dry, quite smooth and refreshing. Easy to drink, but very heavy on the alcohol. Makes you feel warm and fuzzy and loose inside.

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Evil Twin Yin from Evil Twin Brewing
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 1,044 ratings
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