Evil Twin Lil' B | Evil Twin Brewing

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Evil Twin Lil' BEvil Twin Lil' B
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by avalon07 on 08-08-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,286
Reviews:
226
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
9.31%
 
 
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98
Gots:
275
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Ratings: 1,286 |  Reviews: 226
Photo of 5EKF
4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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

Photo of monty79_1997
4.13/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cherche
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Awesome imperial stout. Dark with mocha head that has great retention and some lacing. Smell is predominately chocolate. Taste is chocolate, toffee, and coffee. Mouthfeel is exactly what I want in an imperial stout; slightly think and sticky but not too heavy. Overall this is a great beer, not sure i would pay the price tag if another good imperial stout is available but I am glad I had it.

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Photo of Pro_Magnon
4.16/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gobuccos
4.37/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Calvarro
5/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of cdwil
4.02/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Richter525
3.87/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Sabtos
3.22/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of drawbackwards
4.4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MorganStout
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of leadpaint76
4.17/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a nice beer to finish the night with. Would be awesome with a nice roast or big steak or even as dessert all by itself. Have a great day my friends.

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Photo of bubseymour
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JamieDuncan
4.19/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dbauer
4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of epyon396
4.1/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of RMentair
4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RyanK252
4.27/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle poured into a Sierra Nevada tulip

A: Pours dark brown, basically black, no light passes through, with a frothy gingerbread brown head that settles to a light layer and leaves a little light lacing.

S: Dark sugar, molasses, maple syrup, roasty malt, dark chocolate, a bit of spice, dark fruit, a little black licorice, and a hint of booze.

T: Roasted malt, bittersweet chocolate, faint coffee, a dark sugar, molasses, vanilla, dark fruit, a little black licorice and spice, and a touch of booze that comes out on the finish though isn't harsh or unpleasant.

M: Full body, mild carbonation, smooth, pleasant warmth.

O: Well executed big time beer. I wish it was just a bit lower in %, but I'm not complaining. Great beer to sip on a cold day.

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Photo of Hired_Goon
4.11/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark black and looks like motor oil. Very little head but slightly orange color. Smells a little boozy. Very sweet up front with licorice and maple syrup flavor. Overall very good and much sweeter than I though it would be. Ideally would like the abv dialed back slightly as 11.5% is a little higher than I would like.

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Photo of Josholson666
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BMMillsy
3.69/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FLima
3.96/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Deepest black color with practically no head that keeps a caramel ring.
Superb aroma with notes of prunes, caramels, licorice, charred wood, mild booze and maple syrup.
Bold and bitter flavor with notes of licorice, smoked and roasted malts, maple syrup, cola molasses, vanilla, prunes, black currant, Kahlua liquor, cocoa, blackberries, smoke and some pine. Dry and bitter aftertaste with a lasting syrup and roasted note.
Full thick syrupy body with appropriate carbonation. Alcohol of 11.5% is well hidden.
This beer is thick, syrupy, sweet malt bomb and I still like it. Probably the great complexity with lots of cocoa changed the game. I sure wouldn't classify this as an Imperial Porter, this is more of a Barley Wine or a RIS. It can also work as an after dinner, to be shared and drank slowly.

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4.19/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Evil Twin Lil' B from Evil Twin Brewing
4.19 out of 5 based on 1,286 ratings.
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