Evil Twin Christmas Eve At A New York City Hotel Room | Evil Twin Brewing

Evil Twin Christmas Eve At A New York City Hotel RoomEvil Twin Christmas Eve At A New York City Hotel Room
BA SCORE
82.2%
Liked This Beer
3.95 w/ 803 ratings
Evil Twin Christmas Eve At A New York City Hotel RoomEvil Twin Christmas Eve At A New York City Hotel Room
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by timtim on 12-06-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,956
Reviews:
180
Ratings:
803
Liked:
660
Avg:
3.95/5
pDev:
10.38%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
35
Gots:
162
Trade:
4
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Photo of James_Russell
5/5  rDev +26.6%

Photo of TheCobbgoblin
5/5  rDev +26.6%

Photo of Dutchcraftbeergeek
5/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

What a wonderful stout! Very nice aroma, pitch black color.
Taste of coffee and bittersweet chocolate.

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.98/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Christmas Eve At A New York City Hotel Room has a thin, beige head, a very dark brown (essentially black) appearance, and no glass lacing. The aroma is of metal, raisins, dark fruit, black strap molasses, leather, dark malt, and brown bread crust. Taste is of chocolate, malt, raisin, dark bread crust, and just a touch of acrid bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium to heavy and velvety, and CEAANYCHR finishes sweet and strong.

RJT

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Photo of Dougwillhike
4.85/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of sjdevel
4.82/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Look:
This brew is very flat when pouring out of a 12 ounce bottle. There was barely a “piff” sound when I opened it, but it is possible that there was an issue with the seal on this one. There was some dried gunk under the rim and some downward almost as if it had a slow leak/boil over at one time, and later resealed. I poured a bit roughly to over-compensate and only ended up with a foam ring. The date on the bottle was 8-29-2013. This beer is VERY VERY DARK. No light will ever penetrate this one. The foam ring is a dark khaki color and some lacing is evident.

Smell:
Quite aromatic! First are smells of chocolate, coffee, toffee, and tobacco. Some fruity scents also swirl around (cherry, mango). Also a slight charred oak/smoky smell.

Taste:
A slight hop bitterness at first, and then the waterfall of flavors begin (not a little trickle of flavors here, but like opening the flood gates!). AWESOME beer! A blast of caramelly sweetness pours in first, followed by chocolate, coffee, toffee, tobacco, nuttiness, charred wood, etc.… -you name it, the flavor is bound to be in there. Every rich and dark dessert thrown into a blender. There are fruity hints as well in the flavor. When all else fades, you are left with a nice comforting campfire and s’mores taste left in your mouth!

Feel:
Thick and chewy. Full bodied but not very fizzy: expected low carbonation for the style. Slick and oily on the tongue.

Overall:
Great, super, and awesome. My first EVIL TWIN beer and very impressed.

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Photo of drmeto
4.79/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

Drank on Christmas Eve, but not in a NYC Hotel Room

L:
-pours the darkest of brown with no light coming through and a medium,frothy,khaki head
S:
-ash,coffee,tobacco,pepper,molasses,smoke
T:
-Follows the nose plus nuts,fudge,a slight acidity,toasty finish
F:
-low to medium carbonation
-medium to full body
-alcohol noticeable
O:
Perfect Imperial Stout,even without Barrel-aging

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Photo of JeffNev
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of The_Beer_Shark
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

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

Photo of KHarz
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of TonyJ815
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of kybeerdrinker
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

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

A great Imperial stout! Try if you can.

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Photo of ArkyVaughan
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of pigpen892
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of JavierGC
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of rmcodrum
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of Lochnessmonster
4.71/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ThePoppadukes
4.66/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of motoman1979
4.64/5  rDev +17.5%

Photo of ChrisCage
4.61/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Love the name of this one....very original! The beer itself pours a rich motor oil brown/black color and it looks thick initially....there are some bronze hues when held up against the light....quite nice! The head on this one is a mocha coffee color and looks velvety upon inspection....it retains well and is rather dense in nature! Lacing is modest, with most of the foam sinking back into the brew rather quickly...above average overall!

S- Upon the first whiff, it is rich, deep and robust in aromas! Black French roast coffee, dark, heavily roasted malt that has hints of nutty sweetness blended into it, and along with this, there is some bakers chocolate and black cherrry....almost like black forest cake...with some boozeiness, and the finish is Earthy, balanced and surprisingly clean!

T- Semi Sweet dark chocolate with dark chocolate covered cordial cherry booziness and sweetness. Heavy black forest cake and dark ripe black cherry fruits....this is some of the best balanced beer that I've ever had! Deep French Roast coffee brewed with fresh vanilla pod is noted, creamy yeast, and a smooth nuttiness! Awesome!

M/O- Velvety smooooooth creaminess and solid medium-full body, this is simply gorgeous beer to drink! I cannot believe how well hidden the alcohol is in this one....it is impressive and a very highly drinkable stout!!! The best before date on the label suggested that this was to be enjoyed no later than 2015....it is 4 months into 2016 and I'm telling you, this is a proper vintage date....enjoy with black forest cake or cheesecake!......I would love to acquire more of this and have to give full marks to EvilTwin! Superb!!

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Photo of MissSmisje
4.61/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

L: Velvety, Motor oil black with thin coffee brown head. S: Has the ET stout smell that I still cannot place, chocolate, charred malts, a little dark fruit and tobacco. T: Dark roasted coffee, bittersweet chocolate, charred malts, licorice, some dark fruit, tobacco and leather. Pleasantly bitter but not unpleasantly sharp. Long linger of coffee and malts and a little rum-ish heat. F: Medium mouthfeel with some weight, but not quite creamy or oily. Lighter than expected for a RIS. O: Excellent. A favorite.

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