Falco | Evil Twin Brewing

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3.88/5
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969 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
What makes a great leader? First of all a perfectly balanced blend of qualities; the ability to stand out - be authoritative without overpowering. Show courage and endurance - you will lead the way and set standards. Very important; be appealing and refreshing to the people. This stereotypical portrait applies whether referring to politics, religion or maybe even this outstanding IPA.

Added by Tone on 05-08-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,862
Reviews:
145
Ratings:
969
pDev:
8.76%
Bros Score:
4.13
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
240
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 969 |  Reviews: 145
Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
3.77/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chilmer
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of _Adam_
4.01/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of msondel
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stevoj
3.28/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

One of the least memorable of the Evil Twin beers I've had, but still pretty good. More East Coast. IPA style, played down hops, finish is the best part.

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Photo of Jbavi360
3.54/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of derdtheterd
3.97/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Buffettman2018
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gavage
3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: golden yellow in color with a 1" head.

Smell: light citrus and earthy hop.

Taste: caramel, grapefruit, orange, and some earthy bitterness.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied. Lightly crisp throughout.

Overall: decent IPA that is easy to drink.

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Photo of fitzy84
3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought a can at the Beer Shop in East Longmeadow, MA. The beer pours with a very clear, dark yellow appearance with little to no head. Really nice aromas of tangerine, orange, lemon citrus smells. The taste is decent with a flavoring that follows the nose within good parameters: not too strong or weak. Could taste the tangerine the most. Medium body and slightly refreshing. Overall, not bad at all, especially with its aromas.

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Photo of Coltron23
3.56/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wiffler27
4.23/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Batch 042

pours a slightly hazy gold color with a thin head, looks good though

smell is sweet and mild

bitterness hits me early, finishes somewhat earthy. finish does have some malt to it but still a pretty bitter beer which is nice, and unexpected.

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2.89/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a becher pint glass, the appearance was a stiff golden yellow color with a finger's worth of white foamy head that slid off at a moderate pace. Not much lace, somewhat stringy.
The aroma had some muted citrusy hops, somewhat sweet with a firm bittering strength flowing over a strong bready/biscuit maltiness.
The flavor was moderately sweet with a strong bitterness but staying at a separate pace from showing any evidence of trying to fully meld so I could say "bittersweet." Because it's not. Aftertaste had a stiff maltiness subjugating any hoppy bitterness.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a decent sessionability about it. Carbonation felt on par. ABV felt as projected. Finish was malty with some bitterness but never fully blended.
Overall, in a world full of IPA's, I honestly do not see a need to come back to this. Wishing Evil Twin would just stick to their huge ass stouts.

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Photo of dandy14
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of baldy00
3.02/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From a can, in a pint glass

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Photo of heddar33
3.77/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Benzino
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One of the best values available, at least in NYC. Visuals hide an excellent tasting beer. Well balanced taste all the way through. A sip and you know.

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Photo of WunderLlama
3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Can poured into a pilsener glass

Opaque golden liquid with a few streams of carbonation, solid frothy one finger white foam cap, good lacings

Aroma of bready malts, grapefruit, tangerine hops

Taste of grapefruit and tangerine hops over malt

Nice sudsing, hop bite that lingers

nice beer

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Photo of smogg
3.88/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Yancey82
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mai11oux
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JebBelford
3.81/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Disappointing overall - thin and lower in taste quality.

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Photo of marker2525
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Flash_Gordon
4.74/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I was surprised how much I liked my first work beer in NYC. 7.0 seemed like a fair amount for a working day, it was a pleasant buzz, and cheap enough to get my attention. 10/10 would lunch drink again.

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Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Falco from Evil Twin Brewing
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 969 ratings