Low Life | Evil Twin Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A clever woman once said; ‘fair is foul and foul is fair’. On that note we threw in a young, unacknowledged hoppy pilsner gave it a limp, wrinkly flavor and finished it off with an insulting high price that will give you a foul feeling in your mouth. That’s why we name Evil Twin Brewing’s Low Life the Golddigger of Beers.

Added by Amalak on 12-23-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,583
Reviews:
68
Ratings:
356
pDev:
10.68%
Bros Score:
3.82
 
 
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9
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Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
4.21/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wer34truh
3.82/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of elamb106
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of utopiajane
3.55/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours hazy and yellow but brightly yellow with a cream colored head of foam that is tall and persists until the end of the beer. I pint so good I get to really drink it. Smells fruity with lots of spice. It is canned 33715 and these hops still entice the nose and smell bold. They show floral, fruit, spice and plenty of earth. Malt is underneath and firm, breaddy. Taste is generous with bread and hops but hops are exotic. Floral and fruity the also give plenty of spice and earth. It's soft overall and the bitterness is crisp. No diacetyl no dms, no alcohol on the nose or on the palate but as it approaches 6 percent you can see how the hops take a different place in the beer. The alcohol does give a bit of sweetness to the finish and the malt is round and firm and stays forward until the end. I liked this a lot. Mostly dry finish and pushes right up to IPA type hops on a pilsner malt style. Excellent.

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Photo of LeftHanded666
3.9/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of aufie
3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mikebu
3.09/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Beerasaurus
3.85/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of nwhittin
3.58/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tomghiley
3.93/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Very good Pilsner. Only problem, is its expensive...and it's a Pilsner. There's not too many pilsners I've had that I prefer more than this one, only problem is that each one that I DID prefer more, was half the price, so no, I won't ever be buying this one again.

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Photo of Wbundenthal
3.16/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stofko1992
3.9/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Resuin
4.28/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ntanp91
3.97/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ZombiesAteMyDog
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Todd
3.82/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Crisp, Grainy, Hoppy, Bready

Bright golden, with a massive creamy head and a deep, grainy nose. Very crisp with prickly carbonation. The aroma is floral with a soft hoppiness, a bit of rind, browned apple and herbal spice. Light sweetness with a dry, bready finish and biscuity grain linger. Low Life isn't what you'd expect from a Pils. Refreshingly odd and hoppy.

As reviewed in BeerAdvocate magazine #110 (March 2016).

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Photo of MiamiWeiss
3.59/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jeschaefer
2.49/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Act25
3.68/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I really dont get the pandering irony of the brewer's description. But I liked this better than I thought and worlds better than Bikini.

A- Tall boy delivers a hazy light golden pilsner brew into a wine glass. The head is white, frothy and retains well. Large sheet of lace glaze.

S- Pilsner profile, with more herbal and spicy hops lending a top to the the pale malt tones of white bread and cracker. A bit grassy and pale fruits.

T- The hops gain traction on the palate - grassy, herbal and spicy. Hints of pale fruit, like grape, cereal grains and bready cracker. Balanced. Good food beer - tonight with sushi.

F - Light bodied and crisp. Sprightly carbonation.

A solid pilsner, a notch below Sit Down Son or Yacht.

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Photo of Zach136
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AcetheBathound
3.83/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.84/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hendrick24
3.96/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of irrevjim
3.93/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

from a can to a pilsner glass
look; pale yellow sunburst, a hint of reddish orange towards the center, very bubbly. 1" white head that fades and leaves a thin covering and lacing
smell; herbal hops, yeasty, a little grassy, a little fruity, hint of honey malt and noble hops
taste; herbal tea, herbal hops, hint of classic noble hops and pilsner malt, a little grass, a little sugar, pretty good combination
feel; carbonated but smooth, a little malty, medium bodied feel which isn't heavy but feels a little heavier than it tastes
overall; very nice, drinkable, interesting, i like their descriptions on their bottles and cans, a must read.

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Low Life from Evil Twin Brewing
Beer rating: 3.65 out of 5 with 356 ratings
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