Evil Twin Nomader Wit | Evil Twin Brewing

Evil Twin Nomader WitEvil Twin Nomader Wit
BA SCORE
3.55/5
43 Ratings
Evil Twin Nomader WitEvil Twin Nomader Wit
BEER INFO

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

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Knapp85 on 07-30-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
43
pDev:
14.37%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
3
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 43 |  Reviews: 9
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.48/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

another somewhat average offering from evil. thats two in a row. a very out of place grainy sweetness for the style, and the coriander is way back in this one. the hops are way bitter too, which is odd in a wit. i am all for bending style guidelines, but to make unnecessary deviations adds very little. hazy honey colored. the yeast in nose and taste is anything but belgian, generic ale yeast sounds better to describe this. very little fruit, a little too much hops, and not enough wheat flavor to unite the two in any convincing way. the feel really works though, with a fuller body and beautiful carbonation, this gives the witbier an element it doesn't often posses, which is the ability to refresh and satiate at once. a sub par beer here, and at 10 bucks a go, more than its worth by a considerable margin, but an easy enough to drink beer, just a far cry from the wits we all know and love without any worthwhile twists.

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Photo of Knapp85
3.33/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Poured out as a hazy yellow color with a nice looking white head on top. The retention was very minimal and didn't have any lacing. The smell of the beer was bright and citrusy with hints of the oak in the mix. The taste has a subtle amount of sourness to it with some lemon zest in there as well. The mouthfeel of the beer was light and refreshing for the time of year. Overall it's was a decent brew, not one I'd need to seek out again though.

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Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

Photo of metter98
3.96/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: The beer is very hazy yellowish orange in color. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that quickly died down, leaving delicate lacing on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of citrusy hops are present in the nose - grapefruit seems to stand out in particular - along with some hints of funk.
T: The taste has flavors of grapefruit with notes of orange peels: spicy notes of coriander are present in the finish and linger through the aftertaste. There is a light amount of bitterness; little if any sourness is perceptible.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is interesting and tastes like a hybrid between a hoppy pale ale and a witbier. It is quite drinkable.

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of smithj4
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of orangesol
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of chippo33
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.91/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into a Warsteiner pokal. Pours a hazy light golden amber with a fine one finger white head with great retention and lacing. Aroma of lemon, grapefruit, light bready malt and a hint of citrus hops. Flavor follows with light lemon, grapefruit, light stone fruit in a nice bready malt body. Mild grassy hops and citrus rind in the finish. Great medium to full creamy body, quite a nice texture for a wit. Possibly leans more towards an American pale ale, but keeps enough of the wit character to pass. I could have scored this lower for its deviation from a true wit, but I liked this quite a bit and scored mostly on enjoyment and quality. Inexplicably expensive for one of the Westbrook brewed Evil Twin productions, but glad I tried it.

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Photo of afsdan
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of avalon07
3.48/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a dark orange color and a thick, cloudy consistency. There was an inch of foamy head that lasted a fair amount of time. Pretty good lacing.

S: An unusual aroma of citrus, hops (a fair amount), and malt.

T: First and foremost, this beer tasted of grassy hops, of which I am not a fan. Never mind that hops aren't exactly expected in a witbier, but they seem to throw the whole thing off kilter. Also had some mild citrus (orange), and a hint of coriander, but not much else.

M: A well-carbonated beer with a surprisingly bitter finish. Medium-bodied.

O: Definitely an experimental kind of beer. It doesn't work on all levels, but it's not wholly undrinkable.

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Photo of Griffith
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Mantooth
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of vermilcj
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of sgttibbs
2/5  rDev -43.7%

Photo of TheSixthRing
3.54/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours cloudy and straw yellow in color with a white finger's worth of head. Fair retention leads to a broken layer of surface suds. Lacing is spotty with good stick.

Smell - Predominant mild lemon sourness. Slight spice.

Taste - Follows the nose. Mild lemon sourness along with a slight spice bite. Wheat peaks through by mid-taste. Finish is on the bitter side, with orange and lemon pith flavor.

Mouthfeel - Light in body with fair carbonation.

Overall - Not a great wit by any means. Frankly drinks more like a white IPA, which is what they should have marketed it as. Steep price for something this pedestrian.

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Photo of mikeincharleston
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of tylerstravis
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.77/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kaelingirl
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of GrindFatherBob
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of jklecko2
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of POTABLE83
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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Evil Twin Nomader Wit from Evil Twin Brewing
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 43 ratings
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