Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break | Evil Twin Brewing

Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti BreakEvil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break
BA SCORE
4.35/5
4,296 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:
#347
Reviews:
634
Ratings:
4,296
pDev:
8.28%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
529
Gots:
1,217
Trade:
113
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Photo of ragnar3
3.96/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jonnyybp
4.06/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PBRmeasap1980
4.25/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WhiteHillsStore
4.61/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours a lovely dark brown, almost black with a dark tan head that trails the glass as you drink. Can not see through it. The smell was heavy with brown sugar and coffee and chocolate, very appetizing. The taste was heavy on coffee with the biscotti and toffee flavors coming after. Surprisingly not overly sweet though. Really enjoyed this one and will definitely grab again.

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Photo of Jamato14
4.16/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beerandashot
4.58/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jmg480
4.54/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sheenisgod
4.4/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sdeese21
4.45/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of TheElectricOne
4.39/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 30MinutesSouth
4.23/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MLDucky
3.61/5  rDev -17%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

My bottle was over a year old. Coffee was non existent and it was very sweet. I've had it fresh and it was excellent. Live and learn

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Photo of c-rum
4.36/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of blassor
4.49/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Heady_Eddy
3.77/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fondyball20
4.25/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jjd315
4.47/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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

WOW!! The price tag is steep on this one ($16.99 for a bomber). Strong boozy notes with a roasted malt backbone. A hint of coffee aftertaste and some raisin and dark candied fruit flavors as well. Not bad, but for the price this is a one time purchase.

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Photo of ThaddeusLamar
4.45/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Very dark, almost black, in color. Smell and taste are very good and similar to other quality imperial stouts. A little heavy, as befits a stout.

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Photo of cmgage
4.25/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of guytyping
5/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Kevin67
4.42/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Northtexan
4.11/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of running3dogs
4.03/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pitch black with no highlights. Smells of dark fruits, roasted malt, and coffee. Fairly complex. Raisin and fig flavors hold their own against a heavy wash of roasted malt and coffee flavors. The beer feels soft and smooth with a low level of carbonation. A spicy, roasty finish helps temper the high alcohol. A richly flavored sipper with above average complexity.

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Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break from Evil Twin Brewing
Beer rating: 4.35 out of 5 with 4,296 ratings
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