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Russian Roulette - Evil Twin Brewing

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Russian RouletteRussian Roulette

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46 Ratings
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Ratings: 46
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Evil Twin Brewing visit their website
Denmark

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Shares the bottle design with Omnipollo Russian Roulette (  http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profi ... 5314/79195  ). You never know which one you get… Russian Roulette!

(Beer added by: bark on 03-08-2012)
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Dawkins

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

12-02-2013 02:40:18 | More by Dawkins
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South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

04-17-2014 00:45:19 | More by sonofliberty2
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

04-08-2014 18:00:58 | More by ncstateplaya
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South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

03-29-2014 23:14:23 | More by MrBeige
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Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

03-28-2014 02:00:06 | More by afsdan
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Budinetz

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 22 oz bomber into a teku glass.

A-pours an opaque black with about 4 fingers of tan, fluffy head. Great head retention and beautiful lacing throughout the glass.

S- smells of roasted malt, hints of grapefruit rind, and a slight touch of cocoa. Very balanced on the nose as each scent does not overpower the other.

T- holy bitter batman! Very roasty and a bit sweet up front with a dry, pungent bitterness on the finish that lingers. This one will definitely kill your palate, so make sure you drink this one last if you are doing a tasting.

M- dry, harsh bitterness, and reasonable carbonation make up this mouthfeel. No detectable ether flavor from the 7.1abv.

O- pretty decent black ale. Not very sessionable but definitely worth a try if the price is right. The flavors are pretty well balanced without any of them overpowering the other. Pick this one up if you get the chance

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2014 01:15:42 | More by Budinetz
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

01-28-2014 23:22:23 | More by DrunkinYogi
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fellowrs

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -33%

12-18-2013 22:22:00 | More by fellowrs
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

12-15-2013 00:42:49 | More by Stevedore
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CoolEthan

California

4/5  rDev +7.2%

10-11-2013 14:19:40 | More by CoolEthan
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DustinSWB

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

09-29-2013 15:27:29 | More by DustinSWB
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kguard

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

09-14-2013 22:39:16 | More by kguard
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.6%

09-06-2013 01:04:26 | More by kmos27
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GraniteGuru

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

08-23-2013 01:41:46 | More by GraniteGuru
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Jeeb

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

07-09-2013 00:37:49 | More by Jeeb
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Bandi

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

06-30-2013 23:31:48 | More by Bandi
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metter98

New York

3.76/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is jet black in color. It poured with a two finger high light tan head that has good retention properties because it took a long time to die down and then consistently left a short head covering the surface.
S: Light aromas of pine resin hops are present in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of dark roasted malts along with a moderate amount of bitterness; hints of pine resin are also noticeable towards the finish.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a little crisp on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. The roasted nature and bitterness makes your mouth tinge a little.
O: This beer has a good balance of roasted flavors and bitterness and is a good representation of the style.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2013 21:11:12 | More by metter98
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.78/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours an opaque but clear dark black in color with some moderate amounts of visible carbonation and hints of cola brown highlights. The beer has a four finger tall foamy tan head that slowly reduces to a finger medium/large tall dense cap in the center of the glass and a thick film covering the remainder of the glass with a thick ring. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of roasted malts with some moderate to strong aromas of pine hops.

T: Upfront there is a moderate to strong flavor of roasted malts with almost a hint of burnt malts as well. That is followed by strong flavors of pine and earthy/spicy hops plus a hint of bittersweet chocolate. Moderate to strong amounts of bitterness which lingers for quite a while.

M: On the lighter side of medium bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation. Hints of dryness in the finish.

O: Overall this is a pretty decent American Black Ale and enjoyable though a little more bitter than I generally prefer my beers. Fairly easy to drink and the alcohol is pretty well hidden even though the ABV is not overly high.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2013 21:07:20 | More by dbrauneis
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doremite

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.2%

06-13-2013 21:31:59 | More by doremite
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beernads

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

05-31-2013 07:07:03 | More by beernads
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MastaShonuf

California

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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jklecko2

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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ralphw56

Nevada

4/5  rDev +7.2%

01-27-2013 00:18:05 | More by ralphw56
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EnronCFO

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

01-13-2013 22:43:15 | More by EnronCFO
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ngeunit1

California

4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Dark black with a finger of khaki-tan head. Fades fairly slowly.

S - Roasted chocolate and caramel malts, citrus, pine, and earthy hops, bit of black licorice and vanilla.

T - Roasted chocolate and caramel malts, grapefruit, citrus, pine, and earthy hops, some bitterness, some black licorice, molasses, and a touch of vanilla.

M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a dry, bitter, and roasted finish.

D - Nice black IPA. Good overall hop and malt profile.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2013 02:59:21 | More by ngeunit1
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Russian Roulette from Evil Twin Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.