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Evil Twin Hipster Ale | Evil Twin Brewing

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3.63/5
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700 Ratings
Evil Twin Hipster AleEvil Twin Hipster Ale
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
Ranking:
#35,723
Reviews:
140
Ratings:
700
pDev:
11.57%
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of CHickman
3.46/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours hazy gold color with a lovely foamy 2 finger white head that was full of bubbles and faded very slowly, leaving great sticky lacing coating the sides, foamy rings as it goes down and a pretty thick layer on top.

Smells of malt, lightly toasted grains, caramel, light grapefruit, citrus hops, biscuit, herbs , wheat bread, grass or hay, and cardboard funk; it really lacks the hops and fruity aroma I expected from Evil Twin and was mostly grainy smelling to me.

Taste also lacks the hops and fruity aroma as it’s more malty and grainy like a hearty wheat bread, with cracker, toasted grains, wheat or yeast funk, toffee, pine cone, citrus hop bitterness, mild grapefruit, tea leaf, spices like pepper, coriander and light dry grassy herbs. English pale ale seems to be my impression of this malt forward brew that has hop balance, but tasted like a toasted grainy pale ale.

Mouthfeel is average to smooth, with a medium body, average zesty carbonation and a toasted grain finish that is slightly bitter leaving a bready taste that was on the dry and yeasty side.

Overall it was decent, but I love the Evil Twin stouts and how bold and flavorful they are so this was a change of pace and much more basic tasting beer, which was a let down as I always expect an assault on my tongue when purchasing an Evil Twin brew. Decent and easy to drink, but I wanted great and bordering on extreme craft beer from this can. Oh well, on to the next Evil Twin experiment.

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I poured this from the can, it has a golden color body with a small fizzy head. The aroma has a crisp hoppy and citrus smell to it. The taste is hoppy and citrus. It also has a maltyness on the back of the tongue. Mouthfeel is smooth and overall a good pale ale.

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.18/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured with a light yellow hue and I fizzy thick head. Smells like piney resins, oily and sappy, with some lemon and hop lupilin. The flavors are resiny pine, hop oils, herbal and tart. I got little to no malt flavor in this. The feel sucks the very moisture from your entire mouth and is painfully astringent. Not my favorite.

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2/5  rDev -44.9%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.94/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a clear, glowing gold with a fluffy white head.

S: Aromas of caramel, biscuit, minerals, grass, lemon, lime, white peach, apricot, and tangerine take a little time to express themselves on the nose.

T: Notes of caramel, biscuit, minerals, crackers, grass, lemon, lime, apricot, white peach, bitter orange, and tangerine fill the mouth. The finish is hoppy, yet pleasant with subdued flavors of lemon, lime, bitter orange, tangerine, and apricot underscored by notes of biscuit and minerals.

M: On the lighter side of medium and dry. Carbonation is crisp, firm, and prickly. I could see this ale being very easy to drink on a hot day.

O: A near great APA. Very unique for the style, this ale displays some serious hop aromas and flavors. Recommended.

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Evil Twin Hipster Ale from Evil Twin Brewing
Beer rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 700 ratings
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