Evil Twin Freudian Slip | Evil Twin Brewing

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521 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Did you also at some point in your life get seduced by promising words like ‘probably (not) the best in the world’, ‘it (doesn’t really) work every time’ etc. This American Barley Wine says it how it is. It’s intense, attention seekingly hoppy and definitely your kind of beer. A beer with a big ego, drive and a huge thirst for recognition.

Added by beerbiatchMD on 02-05-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
521
Reviews:
107
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
10.82%
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
112
For Trade:
7
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Ratings: 521 |  Reviews: 107
Photo of BeerBuzzGuy
3.71/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mike_Aguirre
4.61/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours deep amber, almost copper, beautiful color, with a very mild white foam head. Aroma is malty and sweet, no hops. Taste is strong, malty, very alcoholic. Creamy body with low carbonation. It´s a great beer that would round better if cellared for a year I think.

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Photo of Juice14
3.67/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jopezu
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

pours a dark, plum brown with a medium foamy head. huge chunky horror-film levels of sediment here. nose; earthy musk, toffee, oak & sweet booze. taste; piney hops play a slightly backing role here to the big sweet malts, boozy caramel, toffee, bready yeast and dark fruit (plum & raisin). this is listed as a barleywine, but almost tastes like a dubbel hybrid that is sweet, but not too much so. a gigantic, boozy carnival treat of a barleywine.

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Photo of paleomau
3.65/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of -DF-
3.99/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kmanjohnson
3.74/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ksimons
3.9/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-a reddish amber color with a thin layer of cream colored head

S-caramel malt, sticky toffee, raisins, and dark fruits

T-caramel malt backbone and dark fruit sweetness which leads to pine hops bitterness. Flavors improve as the beer warms and flavors mold together better.

M-medium sticky body, light to moderate carbonation

Overall beer starts out a little harsh but comes together more as the beer warms, good sipping beer

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Photo of AllanPatchin1016
3.83/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fatehunter
3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a finger of head on a cloudy dark straw body.
The aroma is a complex mixture of ripe dark fruits, hay, burnt caramel and lemon.
The taste is strong bitterness upfront, then nice fruit sweet middle and finish with bitter and alcohol heat. Good.
The texture is medium
It's really good.

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Photo of StevenNebulous
4.65/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gobuccos
4.14/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KyleSweetsema
4.22/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tilley4
3.33/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A little disappointing honestly... It just lacked... Something..... Very very sweet and boozy and not necessarily in a pleasant way... Not much in the way of hops... Sweet boozy and malty... It tastes ok.. But not quite up to the big boys in this category... I wanted to like this one and did somewhat but with other offerings easily available, probably wouldn't pull the trigger on this one again..

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Photo of outdoor7or24
3.79/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into snifter glass.
A: pours a dark ruby orange brown, 1 finger foam head, slight stringy lacing
S: oak, boozy, raisin, dark fruit, vanilla
M: medium body with slight watery slick texture
T: malt, Belgian candy sugar, yeast, some fruity esters,
O: interesting brew with good flavor

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Photo of TheHopsman
4.58/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of micropale
3.98/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DenverBigRed
3.83/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of justinp444
3.83/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark semi-hazy amber with a 2 inch thick off-white two tone head. Smell of citrus, grapefruit, sweet malt, dried fruit, and some grass. Taste is very double IPA like, lots of citrus, orange, grapefruit, some sweeter dried fruit, plum, raisin, grape, pine, grass, tiny hint of earth, and caramel-y sweet malt. Slightly dry, mostly sweet, and a good amount of carbonation. It has a big full mouth feel with a moderate body. A nice hop forward barley wine.

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Photo of boogerisu
3.78/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bwarren82
3.63/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of agbtrey
3.73/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of enelson
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dandaugherty1221
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of yancot
3.54/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Evil Twin Freudian Slip from Evil Twin Brewing
3.79 out of 5 based on 521 ratings.
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