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Evil Twin Yang | Evil Twin Brewing

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Evil Twin YangEvil Twin Yang

Brewed by:
Evil Twin Brewing
New York, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

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

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Reviews by patpbr:
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4.09/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - pours a deep amber, almost brown with a big foamy head.
S - Carmel malts and a bit sweet.
T - like the scent the taste starts off the good malt body. Hops are pine, herbal, citrus and a little fruit. A good balance
M - medium body and moderate carbination. Bitter finsh
O - turns out they want this to be part of a black and tan using yin. Will try sometime

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Photo of oberon
3.8/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a small tulip glass a deep copper/bronze with a nicely formed 1/2 finger head that left a few broken chunks of lace as it settled.Big pine notes in the nose,quite resiny,sweet honey and sweet alcohol stand out as well.A big sweet DIPA like way to many out there on the palate,brown sugar,alcohol, and drunken fruit mixed with underlying resiny hops,the alcohol really hits after the beer warms.It's a DIPA like many it's sweet and alcoholic,par for the course.

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Photo of aszatk01
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of MaxT
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of Tiernan
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of BenTherHppedThat
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of joemetric
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of sabitu
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of lordofthewiens
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best by 2015 on the label.
Red/orange color, very pretty. Spotty head.
Sweet malt aroma predominately. Citrus hops, and a little bit of herbal hops.
Strong sweet malt taste. Grapefruit, orange, pineapple. Some late piney hops.
This was a very smooth and drinkable DIPA.
A little bit on the expensive side ($6.99 for the bottle).

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Photo of dobmaster
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of NWer
4.15/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into tulip glass. Bronze color. Cleer.
Balanced malt and hop notes blend well. Nothing overpowering.
The taste is balanced up front with a mild citrus aftertaste.
A delicious beer that I enjoyed very much.
A nice clean IPA that is very enjoyable.

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Photo of Beaver13
3.2/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle. Pours hazy reddish gold with a big rocky off white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is piney grapefruity hops with sweet caramel malt.

The flavor is sweet sugary caramel malts with fruity hops that have a pretty harsh bitter aftertaste. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied and a bit watery.

Overall, an OK sweet and fruity DIPA, but it's a bit watery with a harsh aftertaste.

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Photo of therealJAYZ
4.3/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JakerLou
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of aquazr1
3.51/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle served in a tulip. Pours a dark amber color. Nose is somewhat lacking. I pick up the sweetness of the malts more than anything else. The taste confirms that this is very malt forward. Not bad, but not my style.

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Photo of olradetbalder
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of innominat
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of Eriogonum
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of ccurrid
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of Funky-Brewster
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had on tap at the Pig & fiddle and from a one month old 12 oz. bottle.
A: Brilliant copper amber under a 1” sudsy white foam collar that leaves thin sheets of lace.
S: malt, earthy hops, some caramel and citrus.
T: Big and rich and hot, dry with light fruit at the start of the tongue getting hot and spicy and citrus bitter as it moves to the back.
F: Warming, Some astringency in the finish from the hops.
O: a big aggressive Imperial IPA.

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Photo of stephenlee
4.24/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MattyG85
4.21/5  rDev +9.6%

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Brooklyn chalice.

Appearance: Pours a hazy amber orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. About two fingers of off white head which settle into a thin patchy layer.

Smell: A juicy and earthy hop forward aroma with hints of citrus fruit and grass. Citrus hop presence with hints of grapefruit, orange peel, mango, lemon, and melon. Earth hop hints of grass and some subtle pine. Sweet bready malt hints of caramel, biscuit, cracker, and yeast. Also some tea like hints and a sweet scent of sugar. A solid hoppy aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a juicy and earthy hop forward taste with somewhat rustic notes of citrus and grass. Citrus hop notes of orange, grapefruit, mango, lemon, and melon. Earthy and floral hops with notes of wet grass and a little pine. Good backing presence of sweet malt with notes of caramel, cracker, biscuit, and yeast. On the sweeter side of IPAs. A pretty solid taste.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Juicy, oily, and fairly chewy. Finishes dry. Alcohol heat is mild.

Overall: A solid take on an Imperial IPA. Nice notes of citrus and earthy hops.

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Evil Twin Yang from Evil Twin Brewing
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