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EVIL TWIN GRAND CRU CUVEE MAPLE BOURBON AND MARSALA WINE BARREL AGED STOUT AND BARLEYWINE

On tap at Poor Henry’s, highly complex Imperial Stout/ barleywine blend soaked with maple bourbon syrup then aged in brandied marsala wine barrels lets spiced wine licks receive dark cherry, plum and raisin subtleties as well as oaken vanilla tannins above its bittersweet chocolate malt base. Champagne-wined cuvee influence is minimal.

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TWO ROADS / EVIL TWIN SAIGON SCOOTER SELFIE VIETNAMESE STOUT

On tap at Woodstack Pizza, creamily brown-sugared coffee sweetness envelops rich java-influenced stout collab between two respected Connecticut brewers. Vietnamese iced coffee continuance gains light bourbon vanilla, milk chocolate, cacao nibs, cinnamon, molasses and café au lait illusions to further sweeten decadent coffee milkshake alternative.

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LEFT HAND WAKE UP DEAD NITRO RUSSIAN IMPERIAL STOUT

Fulsome nitro stout (in a can) with tremendous depth, body and overall richness. Bittersweet milk chocolate creaming leaves frothy éclair mouthfeel deepened by cocoa-powdered espresso tones and slight dried fruiting to its sweet oats-flaked barley roast base. Wood-burnt hop char and tobacco chaw bittering fill out bold nitrogenated dark ale. Retains stylishly silken smoothness of usual nitrogenated stout while being more aggressively demanding.

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