Evil Twin Hipster Ale | Evil Twin Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by oberon on 09-13-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
697
Reviews:
139
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
11.44%
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
121
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 697 |  Reviews: 139
Photo of ryand14
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zero_signal
3.9/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tommy5
3.74/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of QuadriderMX
4.31/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of acbe
3.6/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aratcliffe
3.49/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bump8628
3.96/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dikfour
2.91/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Look: Two fingers of creamy white head has nice retention. Hazy opaque yellow bordering closely on orange. Mild carbonation. Nice lacing.

Smell: Floral hop forward. Subtle bready malt. Citrusy esters. Kind of underwhelming.

Taste: Mild sugared lemon sweetness up front. Huge, biting bitter finish that lingers.

Feel: Just this side of watery. Pretty decent acidity. Bone-Dry finish.

Overall: Looks like an APA, is trying to be something else. Not very complex or balanced. Very well named as it masquerades as something with substance. This beer thinks hops are "ironic"

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Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.44/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of abcdefghijkyle
3.96/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of stephens101
3.89/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pale amber and a sturdy tan froth. A hint of malt sweetness, some light fruit and faint pine to the nose. A fruity core is quickly wrapped by a lingering bitterness. A bit tangy and gummy in the aftertaste which adds complexity to a generally simple style. Light bodied and drier than expected. I raise a toast to the hipster pale ale revival.

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Photo of Dur921
3.2/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of flyingpig
3.31/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

355ml Can at home from BottleDog, London (£3.20):
I'm not sure what to think of this one really, it was pleasant enough & easy going down but it definitely seemed a lot more like a pilsner than the American pale ale I was promised on the can. I was expecting more hops & probably more sweetness towards the end too but neither was forthcoming. An okay beer but not one I'll have again.

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Photo of pin
3.49/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CTbrew32
3.48/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance- Bright orange amber in color and pretty cloudy. Pours a two finger tall head.

Aroma- Pale bready malts dominate with a hint of earthy/citrus hops in there as well.

Taste- First thing that is most present is the bready malt with adds dry bitterness right at the start. The bread malt switches over to a sweeter caramel malt in the finish and the hops begin to make their presence known as well. The hops have a weird mixture of citrus, earthy, and pine characteristics that make for an odd lingering, but mild bitterness finish.

Feel- Medium feel, medium carbonation, and minimal lingering sweetness in the finish.

Overall- Nothing really special about this pale ale, and overall is pretty boring. Not even something that I'd be willing to consider as a casual go to beer. The malt flavors are solid and remind me of Sierra Nevada's pale ale, however, the hops make for an odd lingering finish. An ok/good overall, but not worth re-buying or even trying in the first place.

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Photo of JeffKowalek
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dryan489
4.09/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of agreenman19
3.56/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jpd026
4.03/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gruss004
3.6/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of einman
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JavierGC
4.02/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Archdale74
5/5  rDev +36.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great taste, aroma, look, just an overall great beer

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Photo of Hopportunist
3.45/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Evil Twin Hipster Ale from Evil Twin Brewing
3.67 out of 5 based on 697 ratings.
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