Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break | Evil Twin Brewing

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Roman Empire had a certain "je ne sais quoi" - festive food culture, extravagant architecture, and spectacular live entertainment. Some might argue the Emperors were brutal, mad, and hungry for power, and the people vain when taking baths and working out all day. Listen - that's still all part of the secret Imperial ingredient - keep it cool, clean, confident, arrogant, and flamboyant. Forza Imperiale.

Added by BlackBelt5112203 on 04-12-2012

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4,253
Reviews:
621
Avg:
4.32
pDev:
8.33%
 
 
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4.35/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of reitzbrewing
4.77/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

tons of coffe and a nutty vanilla background flavor

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.43/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.22/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.07/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.38/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.23/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.34/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.05/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.61/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of captaincoffee
3.79/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours near black with a small-to-medium khaki head that leaves some spotty lace. Coffee, vanilla, and almond all come through on the nose and seem reasonably well integrated. Taste lacks the same well rounded features. Some licorice and vanilla extract, but is a bit rough/harsh and the flavors don't really all work together in my opinion. Maybe there is something in the way this brewery makes its big stouts that I just don't care for, as I previously had I Love You with My Stout and didn't care for it. Mouthfeel lacked the creaminess I'd normally expect from a big stout like this. Overall, okay but well below expectations.

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4.19/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.67/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Biscotti Break is black as coal. Taste is a combination of almond and vanilla added to the coffee and base of this beer gives a nice chocolate smell. Very wonderful aroma but somewhat mild. The taste is what gets you. Best to drink this just below room temp so you get the almond/vanilla mixing with the coffee and malts to give a nice, sweeter finish. As it warms, you get more coffee..and mixed with the vanilla and almond, a nice Biscotti like flavor..

Just love this beer which is rich and full of wonderful flavor. . Excellent!

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4.32/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break from Evil Twin Brewing
4.32 out of 5 based on 4,253 ratings.
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