Yin | Evil Twin Brewing

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3.96/5
Very Good
1,055 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:
#5,338
Reviews:
228
Ratings:
1,055
pDev:
9.34%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
46
Gots:
211
Trade:
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Ratings: 1,055 |  Reviews: 228
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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Photo of zonker17
3.98/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of luke12345
3.94/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of akopczyk
4.48/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of MichaelMurray
5/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Dentist666
3.82/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of allistermcg
4.65/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Marraybay
3.88/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Black; big tan head; intense lacing / glass glimmers
Smell: The smell is actually a bit subdued for such a big dark beer. Maybe
a bit of earthiness, along with the more forward vinous grape notes.

Taste: Sweet vinous fruit upfront that forwards into some booze and
bitterness.

Feel: Bit of a peppery booze burn in this one, but aside from the heat,
the mouthfeel is smooth and oily.

Overall: Like most Evil Twin dark brews, a big over the top beer. Slightly
different from ET's Soft Dookie, with perhaps more earthiness and booze
present. A fun / unique tasting beer.

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

Photo of AngEo
3.97/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jcarriglio
4.06/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of km02600
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Yin from Evil Twin Brewing
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 1,055 ratings