Evil Twin Even More Jesus | Evil Twin Brewing

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Evil Twin Even More JesusEvil Twin Even More Jesus

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Evil Twin Brewing
New York, United States

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

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Photo of Kwazilla
4.19/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of akolb
4.63/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jvillefan
4.34/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 2GOOFY
4.46/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Shade1951
4.6/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a wonderful -NOT flat - stout. It's not exactly fizzy - but it does have pleasing carbonation.

It looks oily coming out of the can. It pours oily. And the texture is thick and kind of oily (some people might prefer the description, "milky.") Which is to say, it's just the way I like my stouts! The aroma and flavor are very pleasing - the dark fruit and hints of sweetness one might expect in a good stout like this. In addition, the taste is not spoiled by the addition of too much hops.

I am going to make it a point to remember this one - and next time I'll buy 2 or 3 instead of just 1.

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Photo of Guppy314
4.2/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From a can, pours as opaque black with a surprisingly brown head. Aroma is sweet, boozy, and with dark fruit. Taste is a thick molasses like sweet roasted malt with creamy chocolate flavors. Hops is not apparent. Overall, way too sweet for my liking and too boozy for more that one in the evening.

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Photo of StevenMilligan
4.37/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of maltznhopz
4.4/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

1 pint can poured in a tulip glass.
Smell of chocolate, dark malts, and coffee.
Taste of roasted malts, chocolate and caramel and toffee. A light dry bitterness in the finish as well.
Mouthfeel is full and creamy with very little carbonation.
Overall a thick and creamy stout full of chocolaty sweetness but well balanced. Would definitely pick some more of these up. Reminds me very much of beer geek brunch from mikkeller.

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Photo of Isarnan
4.53/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MoGuitarNthemonitor
4.23/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Thick, black, chocolate, coffee smell and taste. Yes, it even smells thick. Very good imperial stout. My only complaint might be the sweetness. It's a little too sweet for me but I still thought this was a very good I.S.

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Photo of bbtkd
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Evil Twin Even More Jesus, 12% ABV, 75 IBU. Pours thick and black with a nice one finger brown head. Nose is coffee, roasty malt, chocolate, and sugar. Taste follows, quite fudgy but not cloyingly sweet, amazingly low bitterness given the IBU, so well balanced. Perfect carbonation, outstanding mouthfeel, overall outstanding. I like this much better than their Imperial Biscotti Break, which I found disappointing. Funny thing with this one is that it tastes Bourbon Barrel Aged - had to go double check the can.

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Photo of akopczyk
4.59/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheSixthRing
3.15/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance - Pours midnight black with a chocolate colored, finger width head. Fair retention, resulting in a mostly barren surface and a ring of suds around the edge of the glass. Minimal lacing; a few small spots, really.

Smell - Chocolate, sugar, dark fruit and a light roast edge.

Taste - Follows the nose. Chocolate and dark fruit are sweet enough, but then a punch of sugar comes through mid-taste to take it over the top. Copper character pops in and out. Coffee roast arrives, thankfully, near the finish to give some semblance of balance, but it isn't nearly enough, as the finish mostly lingers with residual sugary sweetness.

Mouthfeel - Full-bodied with low-to-moderate carbonation. Sticky, nigh syrupy mouthfeel with a dry finish that leaves a stickiness on the lips.

Overall - Way too sweet and sugary for my tastes. If this were coffee, it'd be 1/4 chocolate creamer and sugar. I'm more of a classic black guy. If it weren't for the bit of roastiness in the back end this thing would be a completely cloying mess. The odd metallic notes doesn't help.

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Photo of trevorpost
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Poured into a snifter, the appearance was a dark brown close to black color with a nice thin white to off white almost tan finger’s worth of head. Dissipates at a nice pace. Lacing is spotty and thin. The aroma starts off with thick sweet and roasty chocolate fudge portions blending beautifully with roasted coffee beans. Sly vanilla. A touch of marshmallow. Dried sugars. The flavor takes all of the previously mentioned aromas to blend. Sweet blended touch of the sugars to the fudge to the cocoa in the aftertaste and finish. On the palate, this one sat about a medium in body. Feels exceptionally smooth with barely any carbonation, but though lacking, still comes across extremely nice. Overall, really nice Imperial stout that I would have again.

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Photo of szmnnl99
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rufus1
4.75/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours deep oily black. Bomber poured into a gravity pint glass both the same temperature. Deep brown mocha head of a about one finger. Lots of beautiful sticky/clinging lacing that lasts and sticks everywhere. Legs all over. Hugh coffee/chocolate on the nose . Dark fruits including plums and even dried plumbs (prunes) in a good way. More stone fruit. Boozy is a good way. Taste follows the nose with all the above. It is so complex that it assaults the palate with so many flavors it takes time to separate. Sweet chocolate malts. Black walnut, Expresso coffee. Dark fruit. Heavy chewy mouthfeel with smooth carbonation. Sensory overload. I've had many and still cannot take apart the full complex smell and flavor. A truly world class imperial stout. Maybe after fifty or so I will be able to better break down the smell and flavors completely. A must try in the Russian Imperial Stout line. Simply delicious. My favorite of all time.

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Photo of VoxRationis
5/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

It is Father's Day 2017, so I have decided to commemorate the day by opening an Even More Jesus (not my first).
A: Close to black, half inch dark mocha colored head, but with little Belgian lacing. The head is so brown, it almost looks like a chocolate malted.
S: Dark roasted malt, black coffee, molasses to dark rum, anise, orange peel.
T: Again, dark roasted malt, black coffee, balanced with pepperiness and bitterness from hops that is present up front and throughout swallow. A pleasant, tingling aftertaste.
M: Full bodied with solid effervescence.
O: Wow! A celebratory brew if ever there were one.
Would really value to Bros weighing in on this brew.

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Photo of MHJeff06
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dacrza1
4.46/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

DATE: June 12, 2017... OCCASION: The Cavs head back to Oracle for Game 5... can history repeat itself? Sounds like this calls for a powerful, "rare" beer... GLASSWARE: Duvel tulip... oozes from its can like crude, with a velvety viscosity that transforms into a three-fingered staunchly bread-like brown head--the sixteen ounce can delivers a sight to behold... first sniff is chocolate, dark and fruity, with an erupting sweetness that is malty but not candied... coffee and rum are hints that enter late but can be detected... quite a dessert, though this could probably star at many times of day... BIG, powerful as any Imperial I have had recently, with heat late and a lasting coating through the throat... wow, the aftertaste remains long after the first sip... chewy, memorably meaty... avoiding dumb religious puns, this experience is epic in its length, with hoppy presence in the teeth and the full-bodied, sipping it straw-like with the pleasure of a creamy bourbon... the flavor profile is sweet, sugary, with chocolate, coffee bean, and some light earthiness make for an experience that makes for one heavy evening of a boozy brew...

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Photo of sjones5045
3.91/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of buckyp
5/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of MarkGutz
4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KTCamm
3.78/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

4/30/17...pitch black, midnight oil, coal. Light layer of tan foam settling out slowly. Hearty coffee nose, espresso roasted. Thick boozy flavor. Astringent. Stops away the malt flavor. Dark fruits emerge. A bomb, full force 12%

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Photo of JakeScully
4.45/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

I biught Even more Jesus, from Evil Twin from beergium.

First time trying it, Pours a brownish three inches lasting for a bit. The beer is black, very dark.
Aromas of chocolate, coffee, dark fruits.

Fairly enjoyable, probably my favorite from evil twin so far.

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Evil Twin Even More Jesus from Evil Twin Brewing
4.27 out of 5 based on 1,954 ratings.
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