Evil Twin Bikini Beer | Evil Twin Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 2.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by avalon07 on 01-14-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
433
Reviews:
81
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
12.95%
 
 
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18
Gots:
60
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Photo of Dunkelganger4
2.82/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Appearance: Golden orange with yeast in suspension. The white head is large and pillowy
Aroma: A cracker malt note with DME homebrew
Taste: Very little but watered down crackers and a slight semblance of citrus hops
Mouthfeel: Very light and watery with a mediun-high carbonation
Overall: At 2.7%, this taste essentially like water with a pinch of malt to call it a beer

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Photo of bongobeer
3.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Arthuros
3.91/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kwjd
3.71/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrob21
3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Rice_Nate_25
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RickyBfromCT
3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Josholson666
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of eldoctorador
2.75/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of JCarson410
3.21/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.48/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JNForsyth
3.33/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of aaronyoung01
3.29/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kolosky
2.95/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Wes-Cat
2.84/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

At 2.7%, you honestly can drink this all day and not get drunk. I got to try this at a local taproom; the fellow poured a small tulip(?) glass for everyone at the bar to try. Very light coloring. If you mix an average IPA with water, this is almost what you'd get. It has a very cut-down citrusy IPA taste for about a quarter of a second- then it washes away and you feel like you've drank some strange alcoholic water. Very easy to drink but I'd rather something with more character.

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Photo of SirHarrie
3.33/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NonicPanic
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of NeroFiddled
3.68/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Evil Twin Brewing "Bikini Beer""
12 oz. can, coded "10/23/14" - almost a year old

An American IPA @ 2.7%? I don't think so. I'm not sure what to call it, but it's not an IPA.

It smells like an IPA though, with a bright citrusy aroma that reminds me of opening a box of fresh Cascade hops.

It looks good too: hazy deep golden body, frothy and then creamy white head, and lot's of lacing.

The problem is that there's not enough malt to it. It's off-balance with the hop bitterness dominating, and the hop flavor not living up to what the aroma suggests it will be.

In the new "session IPA" category this actually holds up fairly well, but I feel for the most part those beers are out of balance as well. This isn't my first "Bikini Beer" and it probably won't be my last, but it's certainly not one that I'll go for until I've exhausted my other options.

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Photo of LeeEvolved
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Drewali
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Mild but refreshing

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Photo of jhavs
3.72/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Kingdom Taproom in St. Johnsbury, VT.

A= Clear straw color with a thick and foamy white head, head settles to thin foamy. big bubbled layer. Foamy lacing sticks to the side of the glass.

S= Light citrus and floral aroma.

T= Hop flavor comes across as floral with a tinge of lemon zest.

M= Light body with moderate carbonation.

O= It is what it is, a very low ABV session style IPA. For 2.7% it is surprisingly flavorful and feels like your drinking a beer. I would not complain if this was handed to me on a hot beach day.

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Photo of TurboBrew
3.69/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Poured with a lot of sediment. The beer is a refreshing change of pace and its like. Light ipa. Goes down great on a hot day!!

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Photo of Mattymystique
3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Fatehunter
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours two fingers of head on a clear light straw body.
The aroma is fruity and light: lemon, grapefruit and melon. Nice.
The taste has an assertive and bold bitterness up front, that tampers down a little towards the end.
The texture is crisp.
The flavor is a bit unbalance, too much bitterness.

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Evil Twin Bikini Beer from Evil Twin Brewing
3.63 out of 5 based on 433 ratings.
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