Evil Twin Ashtray Heart | Evil Twin Brewing

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486 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Evil Twin Brewing
New York, United States
eviltwin.dk

Style: Smoked Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed at De Molen, the Netherlands..

Added by SilentSabre on 07-28-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
486
Reviews:
108
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
13.58%
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
95
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 486 |  Reviews: 108
Photo of rypkr
4.43/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Oh fuuu yes. It's so rare I come across a smoked beer or rauchbier with actually enough smoke for my liking, but this one does not disappoint. I will definitely revisit this and do a full review in the future.

The only thing I'm not loving is I swear the nose is reminiscent of green olives.

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Photo of CNoj012
4.19/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This beer pours pitch black with a one finger coffee with cream colored head. Retention is solid and there are a few spots of lacing. Smell is smokiness, roasted malt and coffee. Taste is the same. Feel is medium and slick. Overall a very enjoyable beer. Not on the same level as the Evil Twin stouts, but still very good.

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Photo of PeteRiz
3.78/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dougbreathe
4.29/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sanchorizo
4.31/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brent_B
3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kkmiller76
4.01/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of HDRider08
3.32/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cwreay90
4.21/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mlefebvre7
3.64/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mvanaskie13
3.56/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a narrow ale glass: color is black, head is tan, presents about 1/2 inch thick then dissipates to thin top and ring with some lacing on the glass.

Smell is mostly roasted malts, touch of chocolate, then some espresso and grinds, lighter smoke comes in feintly. Nice smelling but not too smoky.

Taste is clean, solid roast, espresso, feint smoke but not distinctive.

Mouthfeel is pleasant, a bit crisp but not overcarbonated and not cloying or taxing on the tongue.

Overall, solid and nice tasting beer but the smoke character is light.

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Photo of deereless
3.42/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MacMalt
3.88/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into tulip glass. It pours jet black with a thick, mocha-colored head and lacing. Although there is some smokiness to the smell, it wasn't as strong as I anticipated. It also smells of burnt coffee. The taste is more smoky than the smell but it blends with roasted malt, burnt coffee grounds, tobacco, and dark chocolate. There are also hints of licorice and vanilla. It is quite bitter at the finish and it leaves a fairly bitter aftertaste. This porter is medium in body (approaching a stout in its viscosity) and carbonation and its 8.9% ABV is well-masked. It is surprisingly smooth and easy to drink. Overall, this is an interesting and tasty porter. It would pare well with a hearty meal.

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Photo of Gkruszewski
3.77/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zazzi82
4.02/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of IckyT2012
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zotzot
4.21/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Dark, evil, nasty
almost like licking an ash tray
Very nice!

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Photo of AndrewCalebRay
4.41/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Carmel colored head when poured into q glass, great smokey coffee taste with a smooth mouth feel and smokey kick at the back of the throat. Not as good as their soft DK, but right under it in my list. Great smokey porter!

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Photo of gobuccos
4.06/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ristaccia
3.68/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brutaltruth
4.1/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed from the 12 oz bottle in a snifter via a friend at work---Thanks Justin!

Pours a muddy brownish black with a nice light tan head of foam that settles to a light ring with a thin pool and excellent lacing. Nose of medium charred malts of chocolate, light anise, and a medium strong amount of campfire smoke. Flavors surpass the nose with rich deeply roasted chocolate malts on all sides, subtle vanilla and light notes of licorice spread from the middle to the rear of the taste with a good dose of smoke that is rounding and within the limits of civility compared to many within the style. Warming alcohol presents itself on the back with low carbonation and a slick coating mouth feel that is rich and full. Another solid brew from a fantastic brewer.

This one begs for a fine cigar and a warm fireplace.

Cheers

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Photo of Sabtos
2.43/5  rDev -36.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Rice_Nate_25
3.59/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cherche
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MichaelMurray
2.16/5  rDev -43.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 3

Evil Twin Ashtray Heart from Evil Twin Brewing
3.83 out of 5 based on 486 ratings.
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