Evil Twin Even More Jesus | Evil Twin Brewing

Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Even More Jesus
BA SCORE
95.2%
Liked This Beer
4.29 w/ 1,970 Ratings
Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Even More Jesus
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Evil Twin Brewing
New York, United States
eviltwin.dk

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A few times in the history of craft beer it has happened that a highly praised beer rises beyond mortal stardom into the higher godly league. Usually the recipe to make such heavenly drops is thick fudge-like body, pitch black color, amazingly overwhelming aromas of chocolate, coffee, dark fruits and muscovado sugar, obviously only made in limited amounts and most crucial of all -- it must taste rare!

Added by brystmar on 05-08-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#583
Reviews:
389
Ratings:
1,970
Liked:
1,876
Avg:
4.29/5
pDev:
8.39%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
241
Gots:
640
Trade:
65
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Ratings: 1,970 |  Reviews: 389
Photo of Biggiekrock627
4.35/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mstumpfphoto
5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of CUBeerBuff
4.31/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of addiwilliams
4.09/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JRed
4.06/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Darkest brown with brown foamy head. Aroma of dark chocolate, coffee, fudge, earth, and cinnamon. Tastes of dark chocolate, cinnamon, coffee, cola, earth, some pine, and booze. Thick in body with medium carbonation.

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Photo of Dutchcraftbeergeek
5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Evil twin just nailed it again

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Photo of daliandragon
4.38/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

My brother gave me a four pack of tall boys of this and a bottle of 2015 Double Bastard in the Rye (for cellaring) for Christmas. I love my brother. Poured into my Duck Rabbit snifter.

Jet black with no highlights and a dark brown head. Nose is hops, chocolate, and coffee. A thick, heavy texture helps hide the mammoth abv. What gets through is masked by serious hop bitterness, dark fruit, espresso coffee, cocoa powder, and baker's chocolate. This is the definition of a slow sipper on a winter's night, which it is. Enjoyed with some raw dark chocolate from Whole Foods.

Twelve percent stouts aren't for everyone (my dad for example, who has grooved two to four pilsners every night that I have been alive and almost certainly before). I could honestly do with a little less booze, so this probably won't displace Old Rasputin in my heart of hearts. However, if you like big beer, this is simply outstanding.

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Photo of Drvitlkeyustolit80
4.38/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

First had 1/14/17 at Adam's house. Great layers of flavor starting with roasted, chocolate malts and anise. Has a thick, almost chewy, molasses, or fudge like body.

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Photo of Rilesmiles
4.14/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of patre_tim
4.17/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Looks awesome coming out of the can, like oil gushing from a Texan well. Pitch black oil with 3 fingers of beige, orange tinged head.

Smells fruity and floral, like molasses and caramel and tar and black liquorice. A hint of alcohol as well.

Brown sugar, molasses, tobacco, tar and caramel, floral notes, as well as fruity notes. Alcohol is well hidden.

Thick and oily body, with moderate, slightly foamy carbonation.

Got in Albany, NY, and drinking it in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Really good brew, awesome name!!! All round amazing.

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

Rich cacao, dark chocolate, roasty, umami, bitter chocolate, dark fruit

Similar to Marshal Zhukov with the savory rich character. Almost a light smokiness as well

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Photo of HopsAreDaMan
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 OZ can; drank only a few weeks after it appeared on the shelves. This tasted a lot like North Coasts' Old Rasputin. Not bad, but I expected more out of a 12% ABV beer.

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Photo of Jpb123
4.14/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of RickyBfromCT
3.94/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ajm5108
2.4/5  rDev -44.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.25

Pours a thin, oily black with a very faint lacing. Aroma was very off for me - there is some distant roasted malt, bitter baker's chocolate and wet oak, but there is a raw astringent smell bordering on the dreaded nail polish though it doesn't quite reach that level, but it certainly throws it off. Taste is a little better - very heavy on bitter cacao notes with some dark malt & a tad of vanilla - but still has a bit of wet cardboard / wood flavor. Maybe it was just a bad batch cause I have had the aun mas a Jesus - same recipe brewed at a different location - and it was noticeably different. Not awful but floats around mediocrity at best.

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Photo of ZebulonXZogg
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours jet black from a can, big frothy head that lingers and then coats the glass with a dark brown film.
Aroma is roasted malts, cocoa, coffee.
Taste is dominated by heavily roasted flavors.
Thick, chewy, oily texture just coats the mouth.
This is one fabulous beer, highly recommended.

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Photo of Everydayoff
4.48/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On-tap served in a snifter at Hair of the Dog, Bangkok.

Pitch black in color with very rich fluffy tan head with excellent retention, it just slowly dissipates to everlasting foamy layer covering the surface and leaves numerous intricate and sticky lacing patch all along. Gorgeous.

In a nose, milk chocolate, coffee, cocoa, licorice, some roasted with subtle astringency, vanilla, caramel, toffee, charred nut, brown sugar, a little smoke, dark bread, hint of dark fruits, cherry, and a little alcohol trail.

Boom, the palate instantly soaks with generous dose of sweet/milky/creamy chocolate, espresso, mocha, vanilla, toffee, caramel, nut, licorice, and brown sugar. It is quite sweet overall with a bit leverage by roasted and burnt profile as well as suggestion of dark fruits and cherry. Subtle sweet and warm alcohol at the end together with all those chocolate, coffee, and roasted malt flavors persistently rolling in.

Full body, rich, with silky smooth mouthfeel and rather low carbonation but it is crisp enough to carry all the things well inside the palate, very dry finish.

Bold, rich, complex and very tasty chocolate/coffee Stout with complicated notes of dark fruits and cherry to get it more exciting.

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Photo of John_Beeryman
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of timmynyc
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CraigP83
3.67/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Black, too much sweetness and roast for me. To be expected with the abv, but it's obscene. This is a thick brew for sure.

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Photo of CertifiedG81915
4.72/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Hayley_86
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.02/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of 20holmbrew
4.41/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of far333
3.96/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Deep brown with a chocolate brown head that rises up a half inch high and settles out slowly to a frothy cap. Low aroma of cocoa and marshmallow, a hint of coffee. Rich flavor of darkly roasted malt, a little ashy, mix of cocoa and espresso, some cola, and a hint of leather. Very rich and complex. Full and rich mouthfeel, finishes a bit tannic. Really good beer.

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Evil Twin Even More Jesus from Evil Twin Brewing
Beer rating: 95.2% out of 100 with 1,970 ratings
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