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Prairie x Evil Twin Barrel Aged Bible Belt

Brewery: Prairie Artisan Ales x Evil Twin Brewing
Country: USA
ABV: 13%
Style: American Imperial Stout
Other Notes: Brewed and bottled by Krebs Brewing Co., Krebs, Oklahoma

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Imperial Stout brewed with spices and aged in whiskey barrels.

My rating: 5
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.58
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.5

Intro: A 12 fl. oz. bottle with a Julian bottled on date of 36416 (I think, as it was slightly unclear), meaning that it was bottled on 29th December 2016. Poured into a snifter glass.
Appearance: Black in colour with pretty much no head and no lacing.
Aroma: Vanilla, whisky, oak, chocolate, cocoa, caramel, roasted coffee and light spices.
Taste: Lightly sweet, whisky, oak, vanilla, caramel, roasted malts, chocolate, roasty coffee, light bitterness.
Mouthfeel: Creamy, smooth, velvety, full bodied with low carbonation.
Overall: Excellent, just so smooth to drink with wonderful notes of whisky and oak shining through. You don’t feel the 13% ABV at all, as you sip it.

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Evil Twin Femme Fatale Brett

Brewery: Evil Twin Brewing
Country: USA
ABV: 6%
Style: American Brett IPA
Other Notes: Produced and bottled for Evil Twin Brewing at Westbrook Brewing Co., Mount Pleasant, SC

Brewer Description: (from bottle) To take up the challenge and make a 100% true Brett IPA can very easily become a fatal attraction for the Brewmaster. Once you get acquainted with Bretts irresistible, seductive, alluring and very charming nature, it will ensnare you and drive you to the point of obsession to create the desirable tangy, funky, tart flavor in ya mouth.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.5
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.4

Intro: A 22 fl. oz. bomber with no clear bottled on or best before date. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A lightly hazy golden orange colour with a big three finger white head that had good retention and left some nice lacing.
Aroma: Citrusy orange juice, orange rind, lemon, tangy, lightly tart and a touch of brett.
Taste: Similar to the aroma, citrusy, orange juice, orange, lemon, lemon zest, tangy, grass, brett with hints of tropical fruit, pineapple.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Not bad at all, but not as good or complex as the Femme Fatale Blanc that I had just tried a day earlier. Still worth a try though.

Evil Twin Femme Fatale Blanc

Brewery: Evil Twin Brewing
Country: USA
ABV: 6%
Style: American Brett IPA
Other Notes: Produced and bottled for Evil Twin Brewing at Westbrook Brewing Co., Mount Pleasant, SC

Brewer Description: (from bottle) To take up the challenge and make a 100% true Brett IPA can very easily become a fatal attraction for the Brewmaster. Once you get acquainted with Nelson Sauvin’s fruity and seductive personality, along with Bretts irresistible, overpowering, alluring and very charming nature, it will ensnare you and drive you mad obsessing over how exactly you can create the perfect desirable tangy, funky, crisp, tart flavor in ya mouth.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.77
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.6

Intro: A 22 fl. oz. bomber with no clear bottled on or best before date. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A lightly hazy golden colour with a big three finger white head that had decent retention and left some nice lacing.
Aroma: Lots of tropical fruit, apricot, peach, pineapple, grape, citrus peel, grapefruit, funk, brett, and a hint of leather.
Taste: Light sour and tart, lightly bitter, citrusy, grapefruit zest, grape, green apple, funky, brett, and leather.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate to high carbonation.
Overall: Quite nice as the fruitiness balanced out the brett.

Evil Twin x Omnipollo Rainbownade

Brewery: Evil Twin Brewing x Omnipollo
Country: USA
ABV: 7%
Style: American IPA
Other Notes: India Pale Ale with grapefruit, passion fruit, mango, raspberry and blueberry added. Brewed for Evil Twin Brewing by Dorchester Brewing Company

Brewer Description: (from can) A refreshing drink often associated with childhood nostalgia to others a pop-cultural symbol of female emancipation. Whatever the association we teamed up with two Swedes, Henok and Karl of Omnipollo to squeeze out a tasty, tempting and deceivingly well balanced IPA with sweet and sour notes of old-fashioned memories.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.82
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.8

Intro: A 12 fl. oz. can with no canned on or best before date. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: Strange colour… a hazy reddish, orange pink colour (like a dark grapefruit juice) with a two finger, very lightly pink colour head that had pretty good retention but left only sparse to no lacing.
Aroma: Berry notes of that hard candy kind, berry smoothie, and touches of grapefruit here and there.
Taste: Lightly sweet, sour, bitter and tangy. Mixed berries, passionfruit, strawberry, orange, grapefruit, citrus zest and pine.
Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: It’s quite nice, its almost there. The aroma was great, but there was just something in the taste that couldn’t quite pull all the fruit together to make it mesh. While not perfect, it still drinks easy and was refreshing.

Evil Twin Christmas Eve At A New York City Hotel Room

Brewery: Evil Twin Brewing
Country: USA
ABV: 10%
Style: American Imperial Stout
Other Notes: Brewed by Evil Twin Brewing, Stratford, CT

Brewer Description: Could not find any real description about the beer.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.94
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.9

Intro: A 12 fl. oz. bottle with a Julian bottled on date of 23215, meaning it was bottled on 20th August 2015, so aged for about 2.5 years. Poured into a snifter glass.
Appearance: Black in colour with a half finger brown head that dissipated fairly quickly while leaving some sparse spotty lacing.
Aroma: Roasted malts, molasses, chocolate, cocoa, raisins and dark fruit with hints of char and leather.
Taste: Peppery spice and woody beginning, followed by roasted malts, cocoa, chocolate and molasses. There is a touch of dark fruit and hints of smoke on the finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied with moderate to low carbonation.
Overall: My first impression wasn’t so good, but the more I drank it, the more I grew to like it. Perhaps partly it was because it got better as it warmed.