Evil Twin Aún Más Café Jesús | Evil Twin Brewing

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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:
On a pilgrimage for immortal craft beer we tripped on these heavenly coffee beans - threw them in and created damn good aromas, a thick fudge-like body, pitch black color and obviously only made in limited amounts. And the taste.... furthermore jesus!

Produced and bottled by Evil Twin Brewing at Cervesa del MINTSENY Sant Miguel de Balenyà, Barcelona, Spain.

Added by random846 on 05-25-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
132
Ratings:
782
Avg:
4.25
pDev:
8%
 
 
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77
Gots:
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Photo of StoutElk_92
4.73/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

11.2 oz. bottle

Pours black with a creamy dark tan foam head. Smells like mocha, espresso, milk chocolate, fudge, dark chocolate, roasted coffee, chocolate covered dark fruits, plum, black cherry, fig, caramel, vanilla, molasses, brown sugar, mild smoky roasted toasty malts, with floral earthy woodsy grassy pine. Tastes like dark mocha, espresso, milk chocolate, fudge, dark baking chocolate, roasted coffee, dark fruits, plum, black cherry, figs, caramel, vanilla, dark molasses, charred brown sugar, some smoky roasted dark toasty malts, with floral earthy woodsy grassy pine. Feels medium bodied, creamy and slick with moderate low carbonation. Overall a real nice imperial coffee stout.

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Photo of Dragginballs76
4.26/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - Pours black sort of oily with thin mocha colored head. Spotty lacing around the glass.

Aroma - Coffee, dark chocolate, roasted malts, cinnamon and vanilla.

Taste - Lost of coffee and roasted malts. Light amount of dark chocolate and vanilla.

Feel - Full bodied creamy, well carbonated smooth the 12% alcohol is well hidden.

Overall - This is a great coffee stout, wonderful flavors very smooth and the alcohol is well masked.

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Photo of thatche2
4.35/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a tulip glass at around 1 year old. Appearance is jet black with a little bit of dark brown coloring around the edges. There is almost no head at all. Smell is fairly heavy bourbon, which is interesting since it isn't barrel aged. There are also notes of dark roasted coffee, caramel malt, brown sugar and maybe pecans. Taste follows the nose with good sweetness throughout and fairly little bitterness. There is a lot of roasted malt/coffee flavor that gives this a nice edge. Otherwise, the mouthfeel is chewy, ,smooth and fairly thick with low carbonation. There is also a slightly watery finish that makes this imperial stout fairly drinkable.

Overall, this is a very enjoyable coffee stout, but it is a notch below the best in style. The smell is amazing and the roasted coffee flavors are very good. However, it is a little too sweet. Also, the mouthfeel, although very smooth, does not quite bring it all together.

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Photo of tlema1
4.03/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

L: jet black color, very thin tan head, minimal lacing
S: tons of coffee, chocolate and roasted malts
T: follows the nose and fudge brownie
F: chewy mouthfeel, boozy, very dry finish
O: great sipper

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Photo of OrangeMen
4.12/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

2016 vintage
No bottle date, but around 6 months since purchase / release

Appearance- Pours a black color, oily thick body, completely opaque. Thin layer of dark tan colored head, soapy / bubbly. Tons of spotty head lacing on glass. Alcohol legs coat glass with a dark film-like layer.

Aroma- Cold brewed coffee, bitter, earthy ashy smoke, dry cocoa. Roasted malt, charred wood, bittersweet dark chocolates. Dark fruits, hints of toffee and caramel.

Taste- Bittersweet dark chocolates, charred malts, cocoa, espresso, smoky undertones. Dark fruits, licorice, molasses, savory umami character. Coffee on the finish w/ a lingering bitterness.

Feel- Full bodied, thick and chewy, mouth coating. Lower carbonation, very silky and smooth.

Overall- Coffee comes through up front with a rich espresso bean quality, but then there is an aggressive cold brewed coffee type presence that lingers on the aftertaste. The base beer is enveloped in coffee, but at the same time it is not overpowerd. A lot of the roasty, smoky, savory notes from the base beer still shine through.

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Photo of patre_tim
4.07/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pitch black and thick like a shake with only a half finger of orange brown chocolate head.

Smells of chocolate, coffee, snow, floral essence, green beans, and really sweet like molasses or a chocolate shake.

Tastes of coffee, snow, molasses, chocolate, green beans, and some floral tastes.

Really thick like a milk shake, with moderate, foamy carbonation.

Really good brew. Got this in in Albany, NY. Enjoying it Jan 11th in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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Photo of JLK7299
4.48/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

After trying a few subpar stouts in a row, this was just what the doctor ordered! Coffee hits you early and the alcohol is never strong despite the 12% ABV. Willl be drinking this a lot in the future.

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Photo of Harrison8
4.22/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours black with a reluctantly forming, fizzy, creme-colored head. Head peaks at half a finger in height. Lacing dots linger for a little bit, otherwise the glass looks clean. Roasted malts hit the nose first, with additional notes of coffee and chocolate. Not a whole lot going on in the front end. It does give a dark, inviting aroma. A sip opens up roasted malts first, with a hint of coffee. As the flavor profile progresses, the notes of coffee and chocolate grow, before finishing with just chocolate on the tongue. Its a smooth, clean flavor profile, far from a stout you just about eat. Mouth feel is smooth and creamy, with a medium consistency. Thickness bumps up to a medium-thick as the beer warms, but still stays smooth and creamy. This stout is not filling or grainy in any way. Overall, its a solid imperial stout with coffee. Coffee does pop through nicely, while still remaining in check. This is all coming from someone who wants to smell and taste coffee on the front end, so as far as personal preference, its a little lacking, otherwise it's great.

Served in a 12oz snifter.

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Photo of Myotus
4.38/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured at 51°F from an 11.2oz bottle (no date) into a Spiegelau Stout glass.
SMELL: Massive waves of bittersweet chocolate are bolstered by strong plum, raisin, fig, caramel, and toffee aromas. Mild aromas of sweet coffee, bitter roasted malts, and vanilla along with subtle scents of molasses and alcohol further boast of the Stout profile.
4.5 out of 5
TASTE: Robust flavors of bittersweet chocolate drown the palate with strong plum, raisin, and fig flavors. Mild bittersweet coffee vanilla flavors maintain the balance of the beer even as the plum flavors grow slightly stronger. The sweetness of the brew is amplified as mild caramel and toffee flavors enter mid-palate. Strong bitter roasted malt flavors along with subtle molasses and alcohol bring the beer towards the bitter side of the spectrum while the caramel and toffee become a little more prominent.
4.25 out of 5
NOTE: I was not expecting such a balanced Stout given that 'Even More Jesus' was a delectable sweet bomb. Although balanced, this leaned more towards bitter than I wanted it to. The coffee presence was great, but it was nowhere near where I thought it was going to be.

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Photo of ordybill
4.54/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is pitch black in color with a very small brown head. The aroma is coffee and chocolate. The taste is malt and coffee. An outstanding beer.

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Photo of fitzy84
4.36/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bought a bottle at the Beer Shop in East Longmeadow, MA. The beer has a pure black appearance with a thin brown head that forms quickly and then disappears. Aromas are thick with dark chocolate, plums, a little bit of cherry. Taste follows the nose with some dense chocolate flavors mixed with coffee and malts. Mouthfeel is very silky and creamy in terms of texture. Overall, a great beer to end the night with and excellent in terms of aromas, taste, and mouthfeel.

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Photo of GuyFawkes
3.52/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a glass.

Brown/black hue with gobs of brown residue at the bottom.

Dark khaki head; decent lace.

Thick mouthfeel.

Bitter dark chocolate flavor dominates, with a brutal hop finish. Over the top, no balance & kinda boozy to boot. Drinkable, barely.

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Photo of HattedClassic
4.01/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

The beer pours a very light head that dissipates quickly. The beer itself is a deep black that is opaque. The texture is that it is shiny and a little bit thin looking.

The smell is pretty good. It has a nice bittersweet dark chocolate and dark bitter coffee note that mix very well. There also happens to be a light bitter grapefruit hop note.

The taste is pretty good. The beer has a a great coffee and dark chocolate note that mix very well and that the notes compliment each other very well. The chocolate is nicely bitter and despite the high ABV; there doesn't seem to be any trace of the alcohol.

The feel is okay. It is a heavy bodied beer that has a thin feel to it. However, the major detriment is the lack of any carbonation whatsoever. While I enjoy my imperial stouts, the lack of carbonation kind of takes it away.

Overall, not a bad beer and worth trying at least once. It's a decent beer but isn't as complex as other beers. It's still an interesting beer and

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Photo of q33jeff
4.24/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

**
11/11/16

Bottle to tulip glass.

LOOK: thick dark black, oily, small brown head, fades.
AROMA: Coffee is apparent, mixed well with the beef/barley stewish aroma from the regular Aun Mas a jesus.
TASTE: same as aroma, coffee, malt, beef stew.
FEEL: thuck, very full body, virtually no carbonation.

**

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Photo of 81tillinfinity
3.68/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thick dark and rich, bittersweet chocolate and espresso dominate. This beer drinks nicely with no hint of the 12% abv. Only problem it poured completely flat with no carbonation.

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Photo of dbrauneis
4.31/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours an opaque yet still clear thick viscous jet black in color with light amounts of fine active visible carbonation along the edges of the glass and very faint hints of dark cola brown highlights when held up to the light. The beer has a half finger tall foamy very dark mocha head that quickly reduces to a large patch of very thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate to strong aromas of dark chocolate and coffee over moderate aromas of roasted malts. Light aromas of licorice/anise.

T: Upfront there are moderate flavors of roasted malts with a light to moderate amount of charred malts. That is followed by strong flavors of dark chocolate and dark roasted coffee (french roast). Finally there is a moderate flavor of licorice/anise. Slightly stronger than moderate amounts of lingering roasty bitterness in the finish and a hint of booziness.

M: Full bodied with light to moderate amounts of carbonation. Light amounts of alcohol warming in the finish.

O: Evil Twin really knows how to do the these big rich stouts and this one does not disappoint. Rich, complex, roasty, and bitter flavors with not too much alcohol presence. This is definitely a big beer and I sipped it slowly over a couple of hours. Extremely enjoyable.

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Photo of pants678
4.08/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Black with a thin tan head.

Bold coffee.

Doesn't feel like the coffee was supposed to be subtle or well blended. Harsh edge is right out front. But, it's not imposing enough to be off putting. It rides the border and is not really worth $9 for 12oz. Like the base, a touch of sweetness would do a lot of good.

This series is super dense.

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Photo of CNoj012
4.1/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer pours a pitch black with a small mocha head. Retention and lacing are minimal.

Smell is very strong bitter coffee and sweet milk chocolate.

Taste is the same but more subdued. Starts off with the sweet chocolate and finishes very bitter with the coffee.

Feel is medium to thick and syrupy. Lacking severely in carbonation.

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Photo of DrinkThemAll
4.09/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a snifter.

Pours an opaque black with an absolutely beautiful dark caramel head. Very sexy. Dissipates to just a ring though.

Smells of strong coffee and malt. Bittersweet chocolate and some pow.

Bitter chocolate and coffee attack right away, with some heavy malt and bitter dryness. Strong on the coffee, but lacking a bit in other flavors.

Mouth is pretty full with decent carbonation. Coffee and malt all the way. Semi dry finish.

Overall a decent coffee stout. Strong on the coffee and alcohol. Looks better than it actually taste. Solid nonetheless

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Photo of clayrock81
4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a black body with minimal tan head and no lace. Coffee bean and slight fudge brownie like aroma. Really strong and dry coffee taste with roasted cocoa notes. If you love dry coffee beers with minimal sweet chocolate tastes then this is it but wish tad more sweeter.

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Photo of alarmclock314
4.13/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

11.2oz bottle, no date. Pours jet black with a small sized brown head; some lacing. Smells of roasted malt, char, bittersweet cocoa, coffee, and some earthy hops. The taste follows exactly with roasted malt, char, cocoa, coffee, and hops. Some moderate bitterness, dryness, and sweetness. The alcohol is very well hidden. Above average body and lower carbonation. Overall, it's on the bitter/dry flavor spectrum but has some moderate sweetness for balance. Not as coffee-forward as other coffee IS's.

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Photo of Slack
4.06/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Black in color with no head or lacing.

Nose is dark coffee beans, roasted malt, a faint sweet fruit, and minor booze.

Taste is roasted malt, a semisweet cocoa, and black coffee throughout especially on the finish.

Body is medium and smooth with a lightly creamy nature. Little carbonation. Finish lingers and is warming if swirled.

A huge coffee forward stout. Looks, smells, and tastes like coffee! If you like that, you will be in heaven, if not avoid like the plague. The biggest strength (coffee) is a bit of a drawback (to me) because it unbalances the beer. Don't get me wrong, it is very drinkable and quite nice but the other flavors are muddled by the coffee. It opens a touch as it warms, perhaps try this after it has sat open awhile.

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Photo of EMH73
4.16/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap, poured jet black with extremely minimal tan head. Smells of burnt coffee, dark chocolate and dark fruits. Tastes of espresso, dark chocolate, sweetness from the dark fruits and licorice. Bitter finish. ABV is very bell hidden. Heavy bodied and lightly carbonated with a viscious mouthfeel. Base beer is better IMO.

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Photo of ClavisAurea
4.43/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Aged bottle served cold in a snifter. No bottling date but it shows signs of age.

Nice bottle artwork. There is a massive amount of sludge in the bottom of the bottle and a thick ring at the top where the liquid level is. Opened with a nice hiss. Poured very thick and creamy with a 1 finger head that is dark coffee colored. The beer is a very dark brown. Nose is coffee grounds, bakers cocoa, raisins, prunes, figs, notes of sherry and port wine, boozy but not intense. Taste follows the nose well. The 12% alcohol alcohol is very well hidden and it drinks more like something in the 8% range. Cocoa, old coffee, roasted malts, smokey, slight booz, slight ozidized notes that present like dark fruits and sherry, coffee grounds. Ultra smooth and creamy. A delicious offering from one of the masters of Imperial Stouts.

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Photo of barczar
4.09/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Not a lot of coffee in aroma. More tar and dark chocolate. Not sure of age, on tap.

Flavor is more coffee, but the base beer dominates. Rich dark chocolate, licorice, dark fruit.

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