Evil Twin Wet Dream | Evil Twin Brewing

Evil Twin Wet DreamEvil Twin Wet Dream
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Evil Twin Wet DreamEvil Twin Wet Dream

Brewed by:
Evil Twin Brewing
New York, United States

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by ngeunit1 on 08-16-2011

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Photo of trocketsauced
2.75/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of HoppingMadMonk
4.17/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Cloudy brown color,medium carbonation which added to a really nice thick full feeling. Aroma was low key pine,citrus,and malt. Taste was identical but with a very ,very slight espresso finish. This was a very enjoyable beer which surprised me as I usually dislike pine and citrus flavor in my beer. It was minimal and the malt and espresso really softened it and made this a surprising favorite of mine

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Photo of ontic
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of waddellc2
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Pours a deep red-hued black, but with minimal haze to the light shines through the body, revealing its true colour. Body is light, but chewy, giving a hint of thickness. Pale brown head forms a big, persistent and fluffy crown that leaves amazing lacing. Carbonation is fine and fast-moving. Looks great.

Nose is also excellent: deep roasted character, leavened to a pleasant nuttiness. Liquorice sweetness comes through with hints of Mexican rice and cacao: molé, perhaps. It's really lovely stuff.

Light entry on the front palate, with a prickle of aniseed, before toasty nuts, popcorn and smoked almonds come through, all wrapped up in a comforting sweetness. On the back, this develops to a dark chocolate note with some woody overtones. It's very good indeed. The only problem is that it cleans out pretty quickly on the back: perhaps a bit more residual body would let this cling on for longer. Although, having it finish dry possibly aids the drinkability.

Lighter in the feel than I expected, but it still works pretty well.

Solid, smooth, delicious. Yep, this was great stuff.

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Photo of q33jeff
3.25/5  rDev -14%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3


Side by Side comparison of 7 Brown Ales with Coffee Added. 4 of these were the sampler from Terrapin that has the same base beer with four different coffees from arond the world.

Founders Sumatra Mountain Brown (4.19) was tops and the only one I had tried before.
It LOOKed dark brown with a healthy beige head. The AROMA was full of strong earthy coffee, roasted malt and cacao. TASTE was similar, strong on the coffee with a brown sugar sweetness. FEEL: It had a medium to full body with above average carbonation. Very smooth sipping and enjoyable.

Lakefront My Turn #21, MIKE: (3.88)
This brew was unique in this tasting because it had Hazelnut added in addiiotn to the coffee. The Hazelnut gave it a nice AROMA. Coffee, hazelnut, smoke, pastry dough. The LOOK was a little thinner in brown color than all the others. Medium off white head. TASTE: Mold, sour grape. Also something like a butter cookie. Not bad, but strange that it tastes so different than it smells. FEEL is flat with a medium body.

Terrapin-Indonesia (3.87) was the best of the Terrapins. While the LOOK only garned average marks, it had a wonderful AROMA packed with bitter coffee. Mold, peat. The TASTE added flavors of Ginger, Pepper, and a light and dry nuttiness. The FEEL was a bit thinnish on all of these Terrapin beers. Seemed like maybe too much volume of coffee was added which thinned out carbonation and body.

Terrapin Kenya (3.66) was 2nd amongst the Terrapins. See the Indonesia for LOOK and FEEL notes as they are the same. Kenya had a moldy eartly coffee AROMA. TASTE was sweet with notes of Raspberry, Grape and Brown Sugar.

Terrapin Ecuador (3.45) had a floral AROMA along with the earthy, moldy smells of some of the others. See the Indonesia for LOOK and FEEL notes as they are the same. Light fruity finish in the TASTE with a malty coffee base.

Evil Twin Wet Dream. (3.25)
The only one poured from a can to a snifter. The others were all bottles.
LOOK: Wet Dream had the best head and retention. Medium Brown color.
AROMA: Coffee, Cola, Wheat?
TASTE: Coffee, baking soda, a touch of bitter mineral.
FEEL: lively enough, fizzy, medium body.

Terrapin Costa Rica (3.01) was the weakest. See the Indonesia for LOOK and FEEL notes as they are the same, except that the Costa Rica was slightly lighter in color than the others. AROMA: some coffee, malt. Faint. TASTE: Coffee, bitter malt, leather, floral notes.


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

Photo of brittanylicious
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of heysuz
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of XsoldoutX
3.33/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brentk56
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: An excellent bubble show reveals the liquid to be a clear burnt caramel color; the ecru head retains its shape and leaves dots of lacing all over

Smell: Burnt coffee tones dominate, with the pine seeking to break through

Taste: Burnt coffee forward with strong bitter, piney tones building; the finish is acrid and ashy

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Not sure what is worse, the name or the beer

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Photo of Lodisgrisen
4.02/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beefstroganoff
3.98/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StJamesGate
3.77/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bright cherry with tan foam. 4
Tin and salted peanut. 3.75
Tart caramel, some leaf, touch of coffee, lemon and and cinnamon. 3.75
Cocoa husk and orange rind ending.
Light, slight cling, snappy. 3.75

Unexpected - more citrus (hops) and spice than coffee. But thin and sour, too. Coffee best bitter? 3.75

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Photo of Hayley_86
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VeganUndead
3.07/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of StevenMilligan
3.89/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The_Beergery
2.96/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

1 pint can from middle of 2016. Pours a hazy brown shade with white froth. Aroma is of floral and grassy hops but not fruity in nature, and some malt - dough, and bread. There are very faint notes of coffee in the aroma - perhaps due to the age of the can - which are not too prominent. Taste is exact opposite of aroma, strongly dominated by the roasted Kenyan coffee, over biscuity and bready, flavours of the malt, but next to no hops flavours at all! Mouthfeel is a bit thin and watery, reflective of the rather weak underlying brown ale, which manages to stay afloat solely by virtual of the dominant coffee flavours.

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Photo of argock
3.6/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 16 oz can into a clear glass tulip. Batch#002 on bottom of can.

A: Amber-brown, clear, one-finger light beige head with average retention and only wispy lacing.

S: Strong black coffee aroma with mid-caramel toffee and herbal hopping.

T: Coffee dominates throughout mainly due to the indistinct, middle of the road nature of the underlying base beer, which has low character. A bit of astringent huskiness in the finish.

M: Light bodied and finishes dry with moderate to high carbonation.

O: Nothing to lose sleep over.

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Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.44/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AlexFreudenberg
3.35/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.27/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a light nutty brown color with a beige head of 3 fingers. Teku glass.

Nose is quiet but what I can detect is slight nuttiness and pine hops. Some soap.

I'm not gonna lie, the citrus-pine hops and coffee play very nice together. However this is coming off more like an alternative to OB's Hotbox IPA than a brown ale. Faint nuttiness underneath the coffee and pine-citrus.

Feel is resiny and creamy. Moderate carb.

Overall, this is very much like a Coffee Brown IPA. In that regard it's freaking delicious. I feel I was mislead as I was expecting more chocolate and nuttiness. In light of this, it totally fails.

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Photo of Wukk
2.23/5  rDev -41%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

This beer wasn't very good and I'll tell you why. For one, it smells exclusively of fresh hops--as in the packets you buy from the home brewing store. The beer tastes like coffee that's been watered down. Unpleasant to drink. The people who reviewed this highly probably felt bad about spending money on something they disliked. It's not good and I'll never have one again.

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Photo of EmperorBevis
3.96/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown body with tobacco stained head that retreats and barely covers the surface
The aroma is like if Lush did a coffee soap
Big coffee flavour with citrus notes

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Photo of MidloRapid
4.1/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Evil Twin Wet Dream from Evil Twin Brewing
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