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Evil Twin Ron And The Beast Ryan | Evil Twin Brewing

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3.9/5
Very Good
273 Ratings
Evil Twin Ron And The Beast RyanEvil Twin Ron And The Beast Ryan
BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by xnicknj on 10-18-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,115
Reviews:
64
Ratings:
273
pDev:
10.26%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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15
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Ratings: 273 |  Reviews: 64
Photo of jnoelani
5/5  rDev +28.2%

Photo of pohldogg356
5/5  rDev +28.2%

Photo of Tunoso
4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

Photo of ILiveOffHops
4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

Photo of drpimento
4.69/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Excellent take on the style. The aroma is mostly caramel malt with some fruit and a hint of barn. Flavor is bittersour, with a little sweet and citrus in the back. Body is softish. Easy drinking. Damn fine product.

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Photo of Sludgeman
4.57/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Purchased in January 2013 for $11.99. Bottled had a best before 2014 date. Poured into a large wine glass. Bottle had been stored on side.

A - Huge white 3-finger head, rocky, fluffy. Almost champange carbonation. Honey colored, slightly cloudy. Head lasted throughout glass. Some nice lacing.

A - Definitely some barnyard funk.

T - Clean and bright, dry and yeasty, some bitter hops at the end.

MF - Fizzy, almost a champagne like feel

O - One of the more quaffalbe saisons. Would have rated higher if not for the excessive head.

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Photo of corby112
4.52/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Draft at The Farmers' Cabinet in Philadelphia, PA.

Pours a very hazy, light golden orange color with golden yellow edges and a two finger frothy white head that slowly settles into a lasting ring. Streaks of lace left behind.

Slightly funky, earthy aroma with subtle acetic vinegar undertones along with funky barnyard yeast notes.  Musty and sweaty with a strong citrusy wheat presence. Hints of lemon, musty funk, earthy wood and peppery spice.

Full bodied with a slightly creamy mouthfeel that compliments the tart barnyard funkiness really well.  Slightly vinegary but not acetic or solvent-like.  Earthy, funky yeast with some brett and a subtle lactic presence along with zesty, peppery spice and sweet citrus.  Really well balanced and very quaffable considering the complexity.  I enjoyed this beer immensely.  

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Photo of marvin213
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Effervescent, lively brilliant gold under a 3” finely bubbled persistent clingy pillowy white foam collar.
S: Over ripe fruit, light grain, citrus, orange, light honey.
T: Fruit, citrus, bread, traces iof honey, finishing with a lingering citrus rind bitternesds.
F: Very soft in the mouth with a creamy texture that gives substance to a medium light body. Medium carbonation. Exceptionally creamy.
O: A dry, refreshing Saison with an outrageously good texture

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Photo of BKotch
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

If I close my eyes, I can imagine that I'm drinking a Dupont Biere de Miele, that brewery's saison with honey. This is every bit as classic. Slightly cloudy gold with a massive fluffy head, great fruity nose and flavor (not too sweet), and a remarkably creamy mouthfeel. Very impressive.

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Photo of Snellgg5
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of Blanco
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of lillitnn92
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of GregoryMo
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of bulldogops
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of blameo
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of Chugger
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of ChaelCox
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Photo of dontmentionit
4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Really good saison/sour beer

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Photo of Mcculler
4.45/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had two bottles on back to back days.

Both poured golden with red highlights under relatively thick heads that left solid lacing.

The first bottle threw citrus, pear, astringent herbs, flowers, and some slate-dominant minerality. Slightly sweet from the honey but much of the honey in this bottle had fermented very dry. Taste echoed smell.

The second bottle lacked the floral minerality but brought out focused tropical citrus (mango and tangerine) while maintaining herbal notes. The second bottle was a bit sweeter.

Brett funk in both bottles. Pleasant sour notes.

Solid carbonation in both and both were a little thick and heavy for the style.

This beers lack of consistency is a little odd. I bought the second after drinking the first for a particular dinner menu and was a little disappointed.

But both bottles were revelatory and unique examples of saison, while staying true to the style.

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Photo of DonDirkA
4.44/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Stone IRS glass. Hazy, straw color with foamy white head that lasts a bit then quickly disappears, leaving a very thin layer behind. Brewed with one of my personal favorites, Brettanomyces. Nose is lemon, straw, slightly sweaty/funky, some apples and some bready yeast notes. The taste is very lemony up front. Almost more lemony than lemons. That quickly gives way to a funky barnyard taste with tropical fruits like mango. There's some bready, malty tastes in the back and a strong yeasty taste more in the foreground. Some flavors of tart green apples and even a little bit of cherry in there. Delicious. It is very carbonated but not in an overwhelming way. Its very drinkable for something so funky. I am not usually a fan of saisons but a lot of new ones seem to be growing on me. If I get the opportunity to pick up another of these I will and I'll sit on it for a bit to see where the Brett goes. It tastes like its still alive and kicking and it has a long journey ahead of it.

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Photo of ngeunit1
4.42/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Cloudy golden-orange, finger of frothy white head. Fades normal.

S - Pilsner and grainy malts, Brett, funk, Belgian yeast, coriander, lemon zest, grapefruit, citrus, pine and floral hops.

T - Sweet pilsner and grainy malts, Belgian yeast, coriander, lemon zest, Brett, some funk, grapefruit, citrus, pine, floral hops, some mild bitterness, some tartness.

M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a dry, tart, funky, and lightly sour finish.

D - Nicely balanced. The brett adds some great complexity to the base beer.

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Photo of Brew_42
4.33/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours cloudy golden orange with a very thick white head that hangs around for a long time.

Smells like citrus and some sweeter fruits

Tastes lemon with honey sweetness in harmony. Almost like a lemon square or something. Some peppery spiciness in there as well. Towards the end the honey prevails and it ends on a sweet note.

MF-Dry and crisp

Overall: Really nice saison. I think I prefer the Ryan and the Beaster Bunny a little more, but the honey is definitely a great touch to add some sweetness.

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Photo of Immortale25
4.31/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Three Floyds tapered glass. Label says Best Before 2015.

A- Pours a hazy light golden color with a towering three finger cream-colored head that retains a good while before plateauing down to a 1/4 inch head. Fluffy, sudsy lacing that's non-resilient. When the bottle is emptied, white murky sediment is seen floating to the bottom of the glass.

S- Crisp barnyard aroma with noticeable Brett. Equal parts musty and citrusy with notes of lemongrass, pineapple and peach. Slightly effervescent.

T- Nice Bretty flavor with a bit of tartness and funk. Tangy and somewhat bitter. Refreshing and citrusy. Alcohol is pretty well masked. Mild spice notes.

M- Medium-high carbonation suits the wild characteristics of the flavor. Tight and snappy with a light body.

O- Though it doesn't necessarily excel, this is a classic example of a funky saison.

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Photo of KickbacksSteve
4.3/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22 ounce bomber poured into a Gouden Carolus chalice. Fluffy, white head, high retention on a clear golden body. Soapy, suddsy lacing. Aroma includes tart green apples, slight malt sweetness, some banana and some beautiful Belgian yeast. Taste follow suit with some peppery spice on the back of the tongue and a bit of earthy funk. Overall, highly drinkable and quite tasty.

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Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 273 ratings
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