Yin | Evil Twin Brewing

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3.96/5
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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:
#5,030
Reviews:
224
Ratings:
1,051
pDev:
9.34%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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46
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Ratings: 1,051 |  Reviews: 224
Photo of Bear1964
4.12/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cjgator3
3.69/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Bottled 10/23/13

12oz bottle poured into a snifter. The aroma is sweet roasted malts, cocoa, and molasses. The taste like the aroma has a high level of sweetness with a roasty bittersweet finish. Overall, a solid stout from Evil Twin.

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

Photo of khargro2
3.94/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OtisCampbell007
3.88/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jduprey007
3.88/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

From bottle, pours pitch black with a small tan head that slowly disapates to a small ring. Aroma chocolate, roasted malts, coffee. Taste dark chocolate, coffee, vanilla. Do get a slight warming after each sip. Very nice.

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Photo of retry4z
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

RIS roastiness but with a unique sweetness.

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Photo of Chadbo
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SMH_NWI
4.05/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of szmnnl99
3.94/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

This was great!
Amazing stout, so much chocolate, delicious!

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

Poured into stout glass. It pours a deep, dark opaque mahogany with a a one-finger khaki-colored head and lacing. It smells of roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, tobacco, and raisin. The taste is rather smoky with bitter chocolate, burnt coffee grounds, raisin, and a subtle caramel. As it warms in the glass, I taste more chocolate, as well as the raisin that I smelled. It finishes with some bitterness. This stout is medium-bodied but less viscous and oily than many other fine Imperial Stouts. Overall, it is very good-not at the level of KBS, FBS, BCBS, BOMB, Speedway, and some others but very good nonetheless.

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Photo of Zazzi82
4.12/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BarrelAgedG
4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Whatup14
3.53/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chinakalva
3.87/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tdenham
3.79/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Jacobob10
4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle, Julian date 327:15 (Nov 23, 2015).

Black color, opaque, with a dark tan head that shows good retention. Roasted malt with dark chocolate and coffee overtones. As it warms, the opens up some light raisin and prune-like fruity aromas. Roasted malt flavor is deep without becoming too rich. A bitter finish hides the alcohol content well, but does provide a faint warming sensation at the end. Medium-full bodied, not as heavy as other Imperial Stouts I've had lately, which keeps it light enough to finish in one sitting with no problem.

Evil Twin has just started to get distribution in NJ so I was finally able to give them a try for the first time. While their beers come off to me as gimmicky at times (Taiji Stout?), it's what's inside the bottle that matters. Inside this bottle, was a no bullshit Imperial Stout, brewed remarkably true to style.

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Photo of VictorsValiant
4.29/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stephenlee
4.19/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chrispy_Creams
4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of John_Beeryman
3.43/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of warpig372
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 1,051 ratings
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