Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break | Evil Twin Brewing

Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break
BA SCORE
96.5%
Liked This Beer
4.35 w/ 4,286 ratings
Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break
BEER INFO

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#349
Reviews:
630
Ratings:
4,286
Liked:
4,134
Avg:
4.35/5
pDev:
8.28%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
528
Gots:
1,215
Trade:
114
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Ratings: 4,286 |  Reviews: 630
Photo of heerboth
4.15/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of djkman
4.52/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

The overall review is : this beer is rediculous.......... OMG....
the look is : motor oil...... what a stout looks like.
The smell: welcoming aroma of sweet but not overly sweet, chocolate hints , and a roasted nutty smell.
Taste: COME ON man, see my first sentence......LOL!
Feel: as ALWAYS on my reviews, feel is private !!! Back off .. I mean it!
Overall: the 11.5 percent is there but the flavors as complex as a quality stout should be does not completely hide it otherwise you would drink it so fast you wouldn't hear or feel the alcohol brick hitting your up side the head.

Evil twin : Nice Job! keep up the good work.

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Photo of Montanabeerz
4.49/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mizman12x
4.27/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I'm 2 drunks

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Photo of MickeyHops
4.18/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bartleby91
4.78/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of fern22
4.53/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cosmo4u
3.83/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of skaboom420
4.11/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of h4ger
4.02/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of derekgw123
4.23/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nicolaiw
3.87/5  rDev -11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours pitch black with small tan head
Aroma is marzipan, almonds, marshmallows, milk chocolate
Taste is marzipan, sour cherries, green apple, lots of sugar sweetness, bitter cold brewed coffee, boozy finish

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Photo of BenBreeg
4.6/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dcmchew
4.41/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EMV
4.31/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 16 oz tallboy can into a Dogfish tulip

L: Inky black pour with 1.5 fingers of brown head. Falls quickly. Spotty lacing.

S: Roast... lots and lots of roast. Espresso and chocolate... vanilla and char.

T/F: Rich and delicious. Sweetness and bitter roast. Lots of dark coffee and darker sugars. Vanilla and nut. I'd almost think that this had some barrel character. A bit of bitterness at the end.. roast and mild hops. The finish is sticky. Mouthfeel is thick and smooth. Carbonation on the low end. Definitely warming... ABV present and accounted for.

O: A big, boozy, and delicious Imperial Coffee Stout. One of the best I've had for the style. Can't recommend this one strongly enough.

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Photo of chrishiker1409
4.16/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beerbully
4.15/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into Troeg's teku

L-Pours a jet black, 1/2 inch toffee colored head settles at the top toffee

S-sweet, roasty chocolate, coffee, some caramel and molasses.......burnt brown sugar.......

T-sweet, similar to the nose.......chocolate, roastiness, vanilla, nuttiness......very sweet like roasted marshmallows, a bit of chocolate syrup qualities

F-thick, creamy......like a good thick hot chocolate.......low carbonation........

O-for 11.5% the alcohol is very subdued...........tasty beer but a bit too sweet for more than one

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Photo of Jeromedepot
4.31/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ledouge
3.79/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zuun
4.51/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hypnotoad1
3.75/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of joberlander
4.41/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of walkinginplace
3.78/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fx20736
4.04/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

rich, chocolately taste

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Photo of jvgoor3786
3.75/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a one pint can labeled "batch #005." Pours deep black with a dark tan head on a vigorous pour with minor lacing. The smell is tons of vanilla with malts. I'm also getting a very little almond; however, as the beer warms the almond smell comes out strongly. The taste is very sweet with tons of vanilla and more almond than on the nose. There is a little alcohol in the aftertaste. The mouthfeel is thin for an imperial stout, but not bad. Overall a good, sweet beer with lots of flavors.

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Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break from Evil Twin Brewing
Beer rating: 96.5% out of 100 with 4,286 ratings
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