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Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus - Evil Twin Brewing

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132 Ratings
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Ratings: 132
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.5
pDev: 6.89%
Wants: 105
Gots: 53 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged in Rye Whiskey and Bourbon Barrels.

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 03-14-2014)
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Reviews by abeeronthebeach:
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abeeronthebeach

Washington

4.33/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

A - Burnt molasses with a frothy toffee head. Head fades utterly after a couple of minutes. Looks damn fine.

S - Sweet bourbon, marzipan and a wee bit of vanilla.

T - Very sweet. This beer would really benefit from some spiciness; be that cinnamon or nutmeg on the one hand or chilli or cayenne on the other. This beer is the first beer I've ever had where I can start to see why brewers add chilli to beers like abraxas and hunahpu, rounding out the sweetness. Bourbon barrel character is stamped all over this beer.

M - Viscous, thick and very luxurious, bordering on overly rich.

O - This beer definitely has its strengths; primarily bourbon character and treacle sweetness. Yet it also lacks the depth which would be provided by greater chocolate, coffee, roasted malt or any sort of spice notes. As such, it's fairly straightforward and takes a long time to drink due to the richness. Abv. doesn't show up as heat, but instead as richness. In the end it's just too sickly sweet. Was it worth the $27.50 before tax I paid for it? Absolutely not. But you never know until you try.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2014 01:29:09 | More by abeeronthebeach
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Pennsylvania

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South Carolina

5/5  rDev +11.1%

07-20-2014 22:15:15 | More by WckdVbz
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New York

4.5/5  rDev 0%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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Missouri

4/5  rDev -11.1%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -16.7%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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Sarge3130

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

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dar482

New York

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

The beer pours out in a dark silky black.

The aroma has roasted coffee, forward whiskey, caramel sweetness, a hint of dark fruit.

The flavor follows of large spicy whiskey in the front. Then onto brown caramel sugar, bittersweet chocolate, and roasted coffee. There's a reasonable sweetness with a slight lacking flavor on the back end.

This beer could use a year or so of age to push down that whiskey in the front slightly.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2014 04:42:18 | More by dar482
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bowzer4birdie

Illinois

4.63/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours dark as night with deep brown head. Absolutely lovely. Rich, deep, chocolate-filled, decadent and boozy although it was hard for me to distinguish the rye whiskey from bourbon. Without doubt a big, bold beer which is meant to be sipped and savored. As other reviewers have noted, it is expensive at $20+ a bomber but I'm glad I have extras in my cellar. Looking forward to trying another one soon.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 11:59:55 | More by bowzer4birdie
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starrdogg

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev 0%

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GreesyFizeek

New York

4.3/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Bottle shared by Curran at his tasting.

Pours thick and black as hell, with a small half inch head, and sticky lacing staining the glass.

Smells like dark fruit, fudgy chocolate, bourbon, oak, and booze.

The taste is similar. Some boozy bourbon up front, with a rich melted chocolate flavor, lots of dark fruits- cherries, plums, etc. Some vanilla and oak as well. I am fairly clearly getting the bourbon, but not the rye whiskey. I kind of wish they used a second barrel that was significantly different than the first, like a combination of bourbon and rum, or apple brandy, or red wine, or port, or something of that nature. This tastes like a huge bourbon barrel stout, but not a double barrel stout. All that being said, it was tasty.

Thick bodied, essentially like motor oil. Creamy, heavy mouthfeel, with very little carbonation. Pretty drinkable.

This one was awesome, it just felt like it could have a been a bit more with a different second barrel.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2014 03:31:54 | More by GreesyFizeek
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vissai

California

4/5  rDev -11.1%

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California

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afsdan

Colorado

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pjkelley82

New York

4.8/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Had this beer along with the Even More Jesus (right before it) in a mini horizontal.

Poured from glass into Tulip.

A-Dark as all hell just like EMJ. Slightly less of a head maybe 1/4in., same color, dark brown sugar. Head faded quicker like expected but the ring stayed thruout. Slight lacing but not as nice as EMJ but more legs than EMJ.

S-Holy mother of God. The bourbon barrel hits you immediately and soaks in for a while. A second sniff shows a glimmer of the base beer with fudge brownie and dark bitter chocolate being prominent. A spicy whiskey smell along with subtle notes of vanilla, cherry, wood and spice. Dark fruits, molasses. Dont get a real coffee smell as with the EMJ

T-Just like the smell that sweet, sweet bourbon is in front of the pack. Big hit of double fudge brownie (me and my friend were burping up double fudge brownies all night) Rye whiskey tang to it and the base beer comes back to life and you get the standard tastes of an imperial stout. More Boozier than EMJ but thats obvious. The boozieness was still in good form and complemented the base beer.

M-Smooth but lighter than EMJ, lighter carbonation, still sticky as hell.

O-Biggest question.... is it worth $25+? Thats up to you. I personally would pay the $25+ tag if I had the chance. Its a delisious beer. Better than the base beer but not the best I've ever had bit I promise you its up there. Its a damn good beer to split with a friend.

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moneynoobject

Minnesota

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Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus from Evil Twin Brewing
98 out of 100 based on 132 ratings.