Evil Twin Yin | 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): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by rfgetz on 04-22-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,039
Reviews:
221
Avg:
3.97
pDev:
9.32%
 
 
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46
Gots:
209
For Trade:
8
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Photo of Greels
4.18/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chinchill
3.76/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a brown 12oz bottle, bottled on 3/13/13, into a snifter. Initial temp. about 45F.

A - Poured very dark ruby-brown and looks black in the glass. The smallish head soon reduced to a partial coat and thick ring.that left spotty lacing behind. This is a decent looking stout.

S- Burnt toast; dark roasted grains and an odd floral element that (after tasting) seems to be from hops and alcohol. Off-putting at first, I mostly adjusted after a few sips. Still, the strange aroma led me to search (in vain) the label for hints of odd ingredients. High ABV is not hidden here.

T- The taste seems to be similar to the aroma at first, particularly in being ignificantly sweet, but this fades quickly, eventually ending n a mildly bitter aftertaste. Only a little bit of burnt grain and char but plenty of dark roasted grain flavor. There's a modicum of boozy alcohol but the ABV is partly hidden, and a positive facotr, in tasting.

Feel: full and somewhat smooth with near medium carbonation noticeable alcohol.

Overall: an interesting and appropriately rich imperial stout. Improved with warming/adaptation.

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Photo of bigjerk89
4.65/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

My first beer from Evil Twin. It did not disappoint. Great Imp. Stout.

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4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of curasowa
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Super black with a huge, tan head that fades with spotty lacing.

Aroma: Lots of roasted malt and dark cocoa.

Taste: Big, bitter, roasted malt up front, mildly chalky and a bit astringent. The malt becomes a bit more chocolatey as it goes with some earthy bitterness. Quite creamy and mouth coating. Lingering roasted flavors into the finish , but not quite as heavy with pronounced warming.

The Rest: Quite enjoyable and drinkable for such a big beer.

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4.19/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.14/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.18/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.45/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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3.73/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BIll_Currie
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

evil twin. they just keep making great beers

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4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.06/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.89/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.04/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.79/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.72/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.53/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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4.27/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Evil Twin Yin from Evil Twin Brewing
3.97 out of 5 based on 1,039 ratings.
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