Evil Twin Ron And The Beast Ryan | Evil Twin Brewing

Evil Twin Ron And The Beast RyanEvil Twin Ron And The Beast Ryan
BA SCORE
80.6%
Liked This Beer
3.9 w/ 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:
#7,541
Reviews:
64
Ratings:
273
Liked:
220
Avg:
3.9/5
pDev:
10.26%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
34
Trade:
1
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of Kgoldsbe
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

A bold and a touch bitter saison.

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Photo of TerrapinWakenBake
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of LeeEvolved
3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of rundocrun
3.52/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served from a bomber.

A - Body is cloudy straw yellow with greenish and gold highlights. About a 1/2 finger of coarse white foam forms that fades quickly.

S - Lots of citrusy, piney hops in the nose. Smells much more like an IPA than a saison. Not much else is detectable beyond the hops. Possibly a hint of those toasted malts?

T - By far, one of the more interesting beers I have ever consumed...really. Hops take a prominent role in the flavor following the trend of the aroma. But almost equally potent are the more typical Saison flavors of bubblegum, pear, sweet berries and flowers. Hop bitterness packs somewhat of a wallop through the finish and slightly overpowers the other flavors.

M - Thin-to-medium body with a fairly clean finish. Not as dry and crisp as most saisons I have sampled. The extra hop kick gives this beer a bit of a sappy, resinous mouthfeel.

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Photo of BrewerB
3.53/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked this up at City Beer Store for 11.99. Best before date of 2015.

Pours a cloudy golden color with a thin crop of mousse-like white foam. Good retention and lacing evident. Aroma is a mix of funky/sour with leather, lemon warhead tartness, moist earth. Crusty sourbread and a dash of peppery spice. Initial tart citrus fruit flavors bleed into a quick saltine cracker in the middle followed up with an herbal rye breadiness on the finish. Beneath it all lies a definite, subtle funkiness that I'd peg as a sharp, pungent cheese. It's modest but adds a nice layer of intrigue to the beer. Carbonation and body seem appropriate for the style though I'd like to see a bit more bristle in the bubbles department.

Overall a solid beer but it is lacking in depth/complexity as far as a Saison w/ Brett goes. Perhaps it'll improve with time though it's certainly enjoyable now.

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Photo of bluejacket74
3.56/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500 ml bottle. Served in a Unibroue tulip, the beer pours a cloudy gold color with about an inch and a half frothy white head that stayed around for a long time. There's also a good amount of lacing. The brew smells like hay, bready malt, peppery spice, lemon peel, and some green apples. It tastes like bready malt, lemon peel, bubblegum, peppery spice and some fruit and herbs. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's a bit slick and has moderate/high (but soft) carbonation which helps make this easy to drink. I think this is a solid overall brew, but it's not my favorite of the Evil Twin beers I've tried. With that being said, I do think it's worth trying.

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3.57/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Beachwood I,

A: Pours a light orange with large white head. Foamy and fizzy, OK retention.

S: Definite Brett, leather, fermented orange marmalade.

T: Orange bubblegum with some Brett funk, some stone fruit, apple at times. A lot going on.

M: Lightly sour. Frothy, soft carbonation, medium-bodied. Fairly astringent.

O: A good and interesting saison, I enjoyed trying it. Price is a problem for sure, but fans of weird funky Bretty beers should like this.

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Photo of davegray
3.59/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.64/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of Gmann
3.65/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a bright yet cloudy pale orange color with a short yet dense pure white head. A bit more orangey than your typical saison.

The aroma is quite sweet, has kind of an orangey candy type scent. Some subtle tart apple and farmhouse funk, mainly hay. Its a nice aroma but definitely sweet.

The taste has an earthy sourness that was not picked up in the aroma. Kind of sharp bitter unripe orange. There is a brightness from the malt and floral notes. Some hay and funk and an odd metallic note. The bitter/sour is too sharp for my liking.

The feel is light and fizzy, crisp. Good balance for the most part but does end with a rough bitterness.

A flavorful saison but the sour/bitter is a bit too striking; needs to be more mellow. Its worth a purchase but not sure a re-purchase.

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3.65/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.66/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wellsnb
3.67/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GreenMind
3.68/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of coreyfmcdonald
3.69/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle into a tall tulip

A: Pours a slightly hazy golden color with three fingers of fluffy white head. Great retention and lacing.

S: Lots of Brett funk upfront, musty and barnyardy. This beer remains fairly fruity, though. Stone fruits come out with some lemon peel and slight ginger. Peppercorn is very faint.

T: Pineapple and stone fruit sweetness comes out with a hint of funky Brett. Fairly straight-forward with only a hint of funk and spice.

M: A bit on the thick side with moderate carbonation.

O: The aroma is amazing, but the taste is merely average. I'd like a beer that is drier with some of the fruity and funky character from the aroma.

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3.7/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Arrives with a cloudy golden color and a moderately-sized head that leaves some splashy lace

Smell: Herbacious, with lemon, green apple and pepper elements; rather yeasty

Taste: Herbal, up front, with lemon and green apple flavors; by mid-palate, the pepper and the Brett and balsa wood elements take over to create a spicy sour profile by mid-palate; while the sourness persists, the fruit lingers underneath into the finish

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Interesting beer, but not particularly well-balanced, as the lemon, Brett and balsa wood elements just don't come together for me

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Evil Twin Ron And The Beast Ryan from Evil Twin Brewing
Beer rating: 80.6% out of 100 with 273 ratings
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