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Evil Twin Even More Jesus - Evil Twin Brewing

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Reviews: 209
Hads: 1,395
Avg: 4.27
pDev: 22.01%
Wants: 218
Gots: 448 | FT: 60
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Evil Twin Brewing
New York, United States | website

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

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: brystmar on 05-08-2012

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Photo of Buck89
3.96/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter. Looked like motor oil with a shy tan head that lingered. Not much in the aroma, with some coffee, burnt toast and caramel. Taste was as expected with rich coffee, chocolate. toast, vanilla and some dark fruit. Full-bodied with a sticky heavy finish. Alcohol warming on the back, but less than I expected from a 12% brew. Very nice.

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Photo of stephenjmoore
4.15/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Pours a very thick, dark brown body that settles into the glass with only a ring of brown bubbles as the head. Aroma is rich and deep; char, vanilla, burnt coffee, dark fruits, unsweetened chocolate. Flavor is a balance of roasted, almost charred/smokey malts and sweetness in the way of dark fruits and bitter coffee. The feel is rich and full bodied, very smooth as a sipper. Carbonation is medium/low. Overall a big imperial stout that is complex and rich. The flavors are not the best for my tastes, but this is definitely a quality brew.

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Photo of tbryan5
4.35/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A rich beer that leaves me wanting more. Usually these big rich stouts are a one and done due to the sweetness and thickness. This was not one of those. Wood, chocolate, smoke, coffee, hints of vanilla all meld seamlessly in this beer. Worth the price to drop on a bottle and experience for yourself.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
4.23/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

so often these huge imperial stouts either have chocolate leanings, wood leanings, coffee leanings, tobacco leanings, dark fruit leanings, smoke leanings, or something like that. not that they are one dimensional as a general rule, but that one of those common flavors tends to be more prominent than the rest, if the others are there at all. sometimes its one or two together, but in this crazy beer, its all of them, exploding on the firsts sip and getting more dramatic as the beer warms. sweet and harshly alcoholic though, i think this beer could use a little more time to mellow out and develop. that said, the flavor profile is all of the above, with cocoa seeming to be the thread that knits the rest of them together, but this is powerfully flavorful, intense as can be, and thick and blacktop sealant. how much of this could someone be reasonably expected to drink? a bomber could kill a man. six ounces even felt like quite a bit. neat to have it side by side with the even less jesus that has grape grape juice added. i dont think it needs anything but time, mellow the booze out a taste and its pretty darn impressive beer. yet another black beauty from evil twin!

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Photo of manfromanotherplace
4.28/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Looks like your classic strong stout. Smell is pretty smokey, with a blast of chocolate, vanilla,treacle (molasses as the americans call it) oak and bourbon. Taste is a much stronger treacle, bitter chocolate, tobacco, leather and smoke up front but then slips away back into a sweet finish. Its thick with a great feel, i would best describe this is a slightly poorer version of dogfish head palo santo or bc barleywine, which isnt a criticism, its a great stout but not quite as refined as those two.still, g or fans of sweet stouts, this really is very good.

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Photo of timontheroad
4.49/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

An aggressive pour yielded a nice thick tan two finger head. Pitch black and opaque color. Aroma was huge, with cocoa, chocolate, coffee, molasses and some light fruity smells. The flavor had so many things happening, much like the aroma, with the molasses more prominent, and a very light chocolate flavor, as well as some sweetness and a bit of alcohol. The mouthfeel was very thick and creamy - just so nice. It was also a bit hot from the alcohol. Overall, this is one superb beer, but then again, most of what Evil Twin puts out is great to outstanding.

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Photo of Czequershuus
4.66/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This beer pours classic motor oil black with very little head. The aroma is complex to say the least. The laundry list I pick up include dark chocolate, soy sauce, sprouts, molasses, whiskey, cinnamon, raisins, coffee, tobacco, and I don't even know what else. The flavor carries dark chocolate first, followed by molasses, a slight vegetal and soy sauce taste, and a rather boozy finish. This beer has so much going on. A beautiful slow sipper.

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Photo of NizzleEGizzle
4.12/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: black as pitch, but they do say that the night is darkest before the dawn. A minuscule coffee cream head that fled after a minute or so--and this is after a straight poor into a stem glass.

Smell: high point of the beer to me. Earthy coffee grounds, milk chocolate, burnt molasses. Warm, rich, and full. Also a head nod to soy sauce but it works well on the nose, hidden and working in concert with the dominant players.

Taste: that burnt molasses on the nose turned into a mouthful of velvety syrup, awkwardly battling with a bitter undercurrent I couldn't quite place (perhaps closest to a mouthful of roasted cacao nibs). It was hard to feel out other flavors passed the syrupy sweet, but I did get a little slap of oakie notes, as well as lesser versions of all the stuffs detected in the nose. Some umami.

Feel: chewy, but a burn of alcohol lingers with each lip smack. Not overly carbonated, but could've used a bit more carbonation to lighten some of that syrup.

Overall: a good beer, but a significant step down from some of its less hyped--but far easier--to get brethren (looking RIGHT at you beautiful balanced Speedway Stout). Not an easy beer too drink, but not in a challenging, interesting way. Too intense, and at the same time a tad too flat.

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Photo of docoman
4.1/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Was expecting little more flavor, enjoy Biscotti Break and Doughnut Break porter more. Still very good, but considering it's more $$$ than Biscotti Break/Doughnut Break, I would rather drink those 2.

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Photo of HopHunter19
4.41/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - jet black beer, initially has a nice mocha head but it fades quick and doesn't leave much lacing, cool bottle
S - Big dark malt nose, chocolate, smokiness, coffee, burnt marshmallow, caramel
T - Smooth chocolate, roasty bitterness at the back of the throat. Umami wholesomeness, milky caramel. Some coffee, vanilla. This is definitely a solid imperial stout.
M - alcohol covered perfectly, aftertaste is roasty bitterness, dark chocolate. Mouthfeel is real heavy - think chocolate/hot fudge milkshake in beer form.
O - price point is a little high, Expedition stout is a better value. I guess this one's rarity gives it more appeal to some. On par with Imperial Biscotti Break.

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Photo of Atatum
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Pours black with a fizzy, dark brown head. The smell is beautiful with tons of dark fruit and chocolate. First sip is molasses and coffee. As it warms, plum and molasses with a brown sugar palate. It's an overwhelming, beautiful taste. Overall, this is a great beer! Very thick, meaty brew with tons of depth. I will try this one again come winter.

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Photo of JayWhitson
4.22/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

I love imperial stouts. Favorite style. But at the end of this bottle it's overwhelming sweetness takes away from what a great beer it is. Absolute chore to finish 22oz by myself. Have another bottle stored away and will share it after the driest oak aged one I can think of on a snowy winter night just for a drastic comparison.

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Photo of PBRmeasap1980
4.28/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A- Jet black with dark brown head
S - Cocao, dark fruit, rich malt, brown sugar
T- I get a good amount of chocolate up front and dark fruit (raisins, etc) on the back end
F- This is how a stout is supposed to feel. Thick and mouth covering
O- Very nice imperial stout. Flavors are great and mouthfeel is amazing

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Photo of sgkramar
2.48/5  rDev -41.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

32 oz growler, six hours after filled.

Look: dark, dark, dark brown, maybe black. very little head. Looks like used motor oil when pouring
Smell: Overlay of maraschino cherry in a sea of molasses, dark chocolate, and ... coffee?
Taste: whoa, way too sweet. flavors pretty much match the aroma. Almost a liqueur.
Feel: creamy, but almost with a slight grit feel. Not really pleasant to my palate.
Overall: I honestly couldn't finish it. So sweet I was feeling sick to my stomach almost immediately (or was that the 12% alcohol?). Definitely needs to back off on the sweet and add some bitter to give it better balance.

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Photo of RAlmeida77
4.35/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

A - Pitch black like used motor oil. Barely any head.

S - Caramel, dark chocolate, roast, and coffee hitting my nose all at once. I'm loving this already.

T - Same as the nose but tons of coffee here. Some dark fruit flavors in the middle but lots of coffee. Very smooth and hides the abv very well.

M - High mouth-feel with very low carbonation. One of the thicker beers I've tried. This seems to be the case with most Evil Twin Imp Stouts. I love thick stouts so this is right up my alley.

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Photo of larryarms847
4.28/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours midnight black with the consistency of motor oil and thin layer of brown foam.

Dark chocolate, vanilla, bitter roastiness, and a little boozy heat.

Chocolate, vanilla, roast, subtle dark fruit and spice notes.

Heavy-bodied, low carbonation, big, chewy, creamy.

Overall, this a brew one needs to put effort in to enjoy slowly, being so damn creamy and drinkable.

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Photo of xICooRsYIx
4.44/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle poured into a tulip

Pours dark brown, could almost call it black with a very thin head. Tastes of rich and decadent chocolate followed by a hint of bitterness from what is a robust coffee/roasted malt note. mouthfeel is very thick and there is very low carbonation. Overall a solid stout.

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Photo of TomMorris
4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had on tap at World of Beer in Stamford, CT.

Pours pitch black with a chocolate brown head. Smells of dark chocolate, tobacco, and booze. Taste is pretty much exactly in conjunction with the nose. This beer certainly feels its weight at 12% abv; definitely a sipper. Overall an excellent an delicious stout, though the flavor profile is a bit one-dimensional for me to really love it.

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Photo of beergoot
4.31/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Ebony body with a thin yet lasting brown head. Chocolate and cocoa aroma; charred grains; low-level fruitiness. Bittersweet chocolate flavors; mild booziness; low-key bitterness. Heavy mouthfeel; rich and velvety; mild sweetness at the finish.

Ah, a deeply delicious, luscious heavy stout. The total package is well-balanced, flavor-wise, with heavy malt sweetness nestling in nicely with a well-mannered hop bitterness and well-behaved alcohol warmth and booziness. Oily and gently warm on the palate while the dark grain sweetness and subtle alcohol character deliver the flavor goods.

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Photo of Brutaltruth
4.35/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed from a growler via Eightball Brewing at The Party Source....ahhh Mecca....except for this fine stout. Jesus pours a beautiful opaque black with a moderate brown head of foam that dissipates quickly to a thin ring and and light oily lacing. Nose of intense chocolate, dark and sumptuous, rich espresso, cream, a touch of black licorice and or anise, and even more roasted malts. Flavors follow with righteousness as a cascade of chocolate of the dark variety becomes baptized in layers of espresso. A mild dark licorice note is present in the middle to back of the taste then the coffee and dark chocolate flavors come through on the aftertaste. Full and chewy mouth feel that is as slick as oil and rich as a kings crown. Improves with warmth showing sherry like qualities and a pleasant back of the tongue warmth. Moderate carbonation keeps this stout lively. Fantastic.

Why is it called as it is....no idea, but where he leads me I shall follow.


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Photo of KYGunner
4.14/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

This is a big thick stout with strong caramel, choclate and toffee flavors. A little whipped cream and molasses, sorghum plus a rather boozy, alcohol tinged finish.

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Photo of DavoleBomb
2.85/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Came in a snifter.

3.25 A: Black color. Came without a head.

3.25 S: Rich and roasty. Solid porcine smokiness. Deep molasses. A good bit charred.

2.5 T: Charred and roasty. Dense without a lot of sweetness. A bit more bitter than I prefer. Deep roasted coffee.

3.25 M: Heavy body. Dense and syrupy. Good moderate carbonation.

2.75 D: Too damn roasty and unbalanced.

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Photo of Big_V
4.08/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Aggressive pour into my snifter. Pours like mud almost. Minimal head that laces the glass. Jet black. Coffee cocoa and chocolate notes. Low carbonation with a thick full mouthful. The taste is chocolate and coffee. A sipper for me as this is the thickest stout I've had. Overall good stout.

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Photo of Cosborne
4.99/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

An amazing decadent and rich stout. The kind where when you drink it with other serious beer fans, you look at each other with that "wtf did I just sip?! Look. Simple as that.

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Photo of dmgeng
4.63/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

My local shoppe just got a bunch of Evil Twin in and I had to just start trying them all and this one is very delicious.

A - Rich black with a viscosity that is hallmark of a good imperial stout. The thick fluid won't let the bubbles escape yielding basically no head.

S - Initially this is what a big and rich imperial stout should smell like. There is a big malt, caramel, dark chocolate, roast, and coffee all pooling together. There is a lot going on in the nose and a sweet, robust RIS is a good starting point.

T - Again like the nose the big sweet malt, caramel, and chocolate flavors open. There are a lot of other flavors in the middle, like raisins and figs, that are blended well. It's robust and smooth. The finish is more of the coffee and dark roasted malt. Very delicious flavor that is smooth but still tilted toward the sweet side.

M - High mouth-feel with very low carbonation. Definitely one of the thickest beers that I've ever had but in this case it is a double-edged sword since it increases the sweetness and sticky factor 2x. I would much prefer some carbonation for this beer to lighten the cloying nature of this beer.

Overall, this is a very delicious beer. Great flavor that is smooth, rich, and sweet. I would still give this demerits for being too flat and too sweet. If this beer had some more carb and just a little more balance this beer would be a knock-out. If you want a super thick beer and don't mind a little extra sweetness this beer could be your new favorite as it is my coworker's.

Glass- Snifter

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Evil Twin Even More Jesus from Evil Twin Brewing
94 out of 100 based on 209 ratings.