Yin | Evil Twin Brewing

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3.96/5
Very Good
1,051 Ratings
YinYin
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
Ranking:
#5,025
Reviews:
224
Ratings:
1,051
pDev:
9.34%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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46
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4.8/5  rDev +21.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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4.2/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.96/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of dorianmarley
4.12/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance has a thick brown brown head that lasts for days over a cola base.

Nose is mostly malt, with fresh rain and dark chocolate and yeast and oats.

Taste is initially bitter, with sweet cola. Not a lot of other flavors; muted from the alcohol, but this doesn't feel like a bad thing.

Mouthfeel is full, acerbic from the high alcohol, with a good amount of carbonation, and a slight oil slickness.

Overall, this is a stout with a ton of character.

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Photo of NinjaJesus
4/5  rDev +1%

Deliciously dark. Wish i could get my hands on Yang and make a black and tan!

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4.2/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.76/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of braican
4.06/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Pours thickly into a pint glass, with a very small head the dissipates quickly. Moderate lacing down the side.

Smell: Roast-y and chocolatey, very little hop presence. A little alcohol, but not too much.

Taste: Bitter chocolate, lots of roasted malts, and a little smoky. Finishes very slightly boozy; not as much as I would have thought. As it warms a bit that alcohol flavor does start to get more pronounced. Not sweet really, but some subtle spices sneak up on you as well.

Feel: Medium bodied; a little slick but very drinkable for 10%. Bitterness lingers in a good way.

Overall: This is really good. As suggested on the bottle, I'll have to get the Yang to try the Black and Tan.

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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3.6/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.9/5  rDev -1.5%

This beer pours a black body with a brownish kaki head.

Smell predominately of DARK roasted coffee with a bit of sweetness and alcohol.

Taste like a coffee stout.. does not get really into the deep fruit flavors that have a lot of depth. This one is more of a sharp coffee/burnt flavor with a finish that is too bitter to complement the beer.

Overall just an alright kinda bitter stout with a lot of coffee/burnt flavor

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Photo of boogieman
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Found this at the local liquor store, and I've heard awesome things about Evil Twin so I had to give it a try.
Pours a very dark black color with a delightful mocha/tannish head. Smell is sweet with a little bit of hops, black liquorice, coffee, and dark chocolate. Taste is sweet ending with a hoppy, bitter aftertaste. Chocolate, coffee, Coca-Cola, and dried figs.
Definitely a delicious stout, just a little overpriced ($3.99) in my opinion.

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4.16/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.1/5  rDev +3.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Yin from Evil Twin Brewing
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 1,051 ratings
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