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Evil Twin Aún Más Café Jesús | Evil Twin Brewing

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Evil Twin Brewing
New York, United States | website

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by random846 on 05-25-2013

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Photo of StonedTrippin
4.06/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

another expensive regal drinking experience from evil twin, who continues to push the envelope pretty far. i guess i liked this more than others, i have heard some negative feedback lately, especially with how poorly its apparently aging, but not in my experience at all. picked up an eight dollar bottle at liquor mart in boulder, and its a nice buy at that price. shiny black and thick in the glass, not much head on it, but looks pretty nice even without it. an aroma of bitter stale drip coffee ahead of burnt barley and hot alcohol, sounds not that appealing, but as a night cap late, and with whatever this yeast is, it comes together really well in the aroma, at least in my opinion. the flavor is a little less compelling, the coffee does in fact taste a bit stale, unnecessarily bitter, and there is a thickness that goes a little too far for me in the feel. notes of dark chocolate and licorice flash in and out, and it ends up being kind of like dessert, even though its not real sweet for what it is. minimal carbonation and an actual hop presence give it a dark barleywine feel for a minute before all the coffee rushes back after the swallow, with just a touch of acidity. well made beer, but i would not buy this one again. worth trying though, as i think its unique among the big coffee stouts. might do well in an apple brandy barrel or something, just a thought...

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Photo of Knapp85
4.09/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This poured out as a jet black colored beer with a brown colored head on top. The head faded into just a thin ring of bubbles around the edge of the glass. The smell of the beer is loaded with some serious dark coffee aromas, very rich and very roasted to say the least. The taste of the beer follows the nose quite well, the roasted coffee floods the taste buds and leaves a bitterness of dark chocolate in the aftertaste. It's a got a big taste to it for sure. The mouthfeel was pretty heavy, plenty of body to this as well as a decent amount of carbonation also. Overall it's a powerhouse of a beer, if you like strong coffee and dark beer you'll enjoy this one a lot.

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Photo of metter98
4.26/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is jet black in color. It poured with a half finger high tan head that quickly died down, leaving lacing on the surface and the sides of the glass and a collar around the edge.
S: Moderate aromas of dark chocolate and coffee beans are present in the nose along with hints of roasted malts and licorice.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, except that all of the flavors are stronger—most notably the licorice—and there are also slight hints of alcohol. The flavors of coffee beans and roasted malts linger into the finish.
M: It feels full-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. There is some warming from the alcohol.
O: This beer has a lot of complexities in the smell and taste and is quite drinkable for its strength, as the alcohol is rather well masked from the taste.

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Photo of BEERchitect
4.27/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Evil Twin has figured out all-things-Stout. As this Spanish themed massive ale celebrates the lush, rich tastes of char.

As it opens with a motor oil-type consistency, its onyx black body reluctantly lets go of the mocha mousse that builds on top. Dense, creamy and thick- the ale continues to reinforce an ominous dark appearance, right down to its sticky broken rings of lace that trail in its wake.

Lead by straight up, dark-roast espresso, the nose is all about roasted barley and all the accompanying malt influences: smoky chocolate, campfire, roasted nuts, burnt toast and freshly roasted coffee beans. Backed by malty-sweet tastes of black-strap molasses, vanilla, and heavy whipping cream, there's a milkshake-like taste and texture that all the charred elements weave into. Brandy-like alcohols allow for a slight fruity twinge of ester and fusal taste rise in its infinite aftertaste.

Without question, the ale is full, chewy, viscous, and robust as it overtakes the mouth. Its incredible creamy weight is accented by marshmallowy carbonation and is only tempered by the sheer amount of acrid roast. As the beer garners as much of its balance from coffee-like bitterness as it does hop bitterness- this near ashy texture allows the beer's body to quiver slightly, and this is the only signal of closure that the Stout offers.

As the Stout exudes all things burned- its deep earthen coffee and mild smoke-ash character really sets it apart. Even with these elements kept in check, it is a complicated and challenged taste that's mean only for the most discerning of palates.

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Photo of brentk56
4.33/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: A pitch black pour with a thin mocha colored head that fades away quickly; the thick liquid has legs, however, and streams of lacing are left behind

Smell: Roasted overload of black bread, dark chocolate, licorice and French Roast coffee

Taste: A blast of dark chocolate lays the groundwork, with the coffee and licorice flavors arriving in the middle; after the swallow, there is a creamy element that sneaks in to add a different dimension; a bit boozy in the finish

Mouthfeel: Full bodied and creamy, with low carbonation and some warmth in the gullet

Overall: Expensive, but a beer to try at least once; this is one of the best examples of how to bring big chocolate and coffee flavors into balance in a big stout

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Photo of kojevergas
3.18/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Really excited to try this; expectations are high. 11.2 fl oz brown glass bottle with straightforward basic label art and standard unbranded pry-off cap acquired at a local SoCal beer store for $9.99 USD and served into a flared stem-snifter/tulip hybrid glass in me gaff in low altitude Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California. Reviewed live. 12% ABV confirmed per the label. Imported by Twelve Percent LLC - whom I'm happy to give my money to unlike the Shelton Bastards. Produced and bottled by Evil Twin at Cervesa del Montseny Sant Miquel de Balenya, Barcelona, Spain.

Served cold - straight from the fridge - and allowed to warm over the course of consumption. Side-poured with standard vigor as no carbonation issues are anticipated.

As I poured, a chunk of yeast fell into the beer. Glad to see it's bottle conditioned, but I wish I could have kept the yeast aside given the style.

A: Pours a one finger wide head of great rich tan colour. Good thickness and creaminess. Light supple lacing as the head recedes. Head retention is pretty good considering the high ABV - about 3 minutes. But this is only above average in general. Nice soft complexion.

Body colour is a solid opaque dark black; not quite a jet black. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show.

Overall, it's a good appearance for the style. Not a unique one by any means. No flaws are overt.

Sm: Char, mocha, coffee, milk chocolate, chocolate malt, dark malts, burnt character, and some buried roasted barley. The roast really needs to be amped up, and much to my disappointment I don't get any roast from the coffee. Indeed, the coffee notes are nowhere near as evocative as in the best beers of the style that feature coffee; no rich java, bitter coffee bean, rich roast, etc. Just plain ole coffee grounds. Fudge. Marshmallow. Molasses. Caramel. Not much cream here. No yeast character or hop profile is detectable, nor is any alcohol. By no means a boozy or hot aroma. Above average to mild in strength. Quite approachable for the high ABV. I'm excited to try it.

T: Quite assertive, with some bitter coffee grounds on one end of the flavour profile and sweet marshmallow with syrupy caramel notes on the other. Body is comprised of chocolate malt and dark malts. Coffee bitterness approaches acridity. Zero coffee roast. A middling hint of roasted barley; nowhere near enough. I do get some alcohol on the finish, but it's not boozy or fusel hot; it's a pleasant warming sensation. Light burnt and charred notes here. The sweetness/bitterness ebbs throughout, never quite feeling consistent. It's not a gestalt beer, but the balance is okay. There's nothing egregiously wrong with it. No off flavours or anything. Still, it's quite timid for a coffee imperial stout and never commits to its coffee notes - which might be a good thing, because they don't seem that interesting anyway. There's a lot going on here, but it's not subtly managed or particularly well executed. Somewhat messy, but still somehow a bit cohesive. Bad ampitude. I do like it in a general sense.

Flavour intensity is high. Depth of flavour is average for the style. Duration of flavour is above average. No yeast character or hop profile comes through.

Mf: Sticky, chewy, smooth, and wet. Slightly overcarbonated. Has a lightly gooey creamy feel. Suits the flavour profile generally well, but doesn't feel custom-tailored to it. I could use a bit more dryness and coarseness, less stickiness, and more creaminess. Not oily, hot, harsh, biting, or gushed. Definitely more aggressive than it needs to be. Full-bodied.

Dr: Hides its ABV decently well. I do like it, but by no means is it worth its hefty pricetag. I wouldn't get it again even at half its price. A nice attempt at a coffee imperial stout from Evil Twin, but ultimately it falls short of the greats in the style. In some respects, this is due to the ingredients; the coffee selected just lacks character and the malting wasn't horribly impressive. It's drinkable - especially for the ABV - just not that quality. I wouldn't recommend this to friends, but I'm glad I got to try it.

If we're running comparisons, this can't hold a candle to Imperial Biscotti Break.

C+

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Photo of superspak
4.38/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330 ml bottle into snifter; no bottle dating, but is a recent release. Pours super dense pitch black color with a 2 finger dense dark brown head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a small cap that lasts. Nice dense soapy lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big dark roasted coffee, dark chocolate, cocoa, fudge, vanilla, molasses, dark bread, licorice, raisin, plum, light char/smoke, and roast/smokey earthiness. Incredible aromas with awesome complexity and balance of coffee and dark/roasted malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big dark roasted coffee, dark chocolate, cocoa, fudge, vanilla, molasses, dark bread, licorice, raisin, plum, light char/smoke, and roast/smokey earthiness. Good amount of roast/coffee bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of coffee, dark chocolate, cocoa, fudge, vanilla, molasses, dark bread, licorice, light char, and roast/smokey earthiness on the finish for a while. Incredible complexity, robustness, and balance of big coffee and dark/roasted malt flavors; with a great roasted bitterness/sweetness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and very full bodied; with a very smooth, creamy, and moderately slick/chalky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with only a light warming present after the finish. Overall this is an incredible imperial coffee stout. All around awesome complexity, robustness, and balance of big coffee and dark/roasted malt flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the big ABV. A highly enjoyable offering.

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Photo of Slatetank
4.53/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I picked this up at State Line Liquors shared with tenderbranson69 in a couple of teku glasses.
my 2,000th review on Beer Advocate

The color is black with thick tan cap with tiny bead and spotty lace collects on the glass. The smell is incredible rich with woody and coffee aromas mixed with light caramel and a coffee liquor-like odor with mild dark sugar, cocoa and light vanilla accent. The feel is great with a thick body and moderate sweetness which is balanced by a moderate roasted and semi-bitter malt texture with slightly high alcohol in the feel with a drying finish, very intense!

The flavor has rich roasted coffee and malty intensity with dark sugar and light woody flavor with some vanilla-like spice and creamy flavor. The dark mocha element from the malt is full in the taste with a mild sweetness and light alcohol taste in the finish which is mostly dry. The overall impression is that this is a great coffee stout -tons of coffee in the taste and the strength you might expect from a beer that has Jesus in the title.

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Photo of russpowell
4.17/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours an effervescent ebony with a sliver of caramel colored head. Nice viscous look to this, still effervescent, zero head retention & lacing

S: Coffee, dark fruit, a little vanilla

T: Dark fruit, carob, a little bit of woody hops, some booze, a little dryness. Raisin, chocolate, a little charred grain & dryness as this warms, some vanilla & a little leafy hops. Finishes with faint boozeyness, raisins, figs, a suggestion of coffee & a little caramel

MF: Fairly chewy, low carbonation. Carbonation picks up once warm

Fairly complex, drinkable enough, but this beer failed to truly impress me. I can better examples of this style for far less cost. Evil Twin will continue to just be a tick for me. Even when the quality is there, the price is just insane

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Photo of mdfb79
4.37/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From 06/01/13 notes. Had an 8 oz. pour of this on tap at Tørst in Brooklyn, NY.

a - Pours a deep brown, almost black color, with half an inch of medium to dark tan head and low carbonation evident. Looks pretty good.

s - Smells of roasted malts, espresso, vanilla, coffee beans, milk chocolate and dark chocolate, oak, toasted malts, and burnt malts. tons of coffee, chocolate, and vanilla....a really awesome nose for a coffee stout.

t - Tastes of roasted malts, sweet chocolate, bitter dark chocolate, coffee, espresso, coffee rinds, toasted malts, burnt malts, lightly bitter hops, and light vanilla. great taste with a lot more dark chocolate and less vanilla. Not quite as great as the nose but really good.

m - Medium to full, thick body and low carbonation. Thick and chewy and smooth, it doesn't feel 12% abv, which is scary.

o - Overall I thought this was a great stout; this is probably my second favorite Evil Twin beer after their Imperial Biscotti Break. The nose is awesome with a ton of coffee and vanilla, and the mouthfeel is great. Was great to have it on tap at a decent price...hoping bottle don't cost too much as I'd love to get more of this one.

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Photo of Huhzubendah
4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Served alongside the standard version.

The beer is near black and opaque with a thin beige collar. Oily and viscous appearance. Similar aroma to the non-coffee version, with the obvious addition of dark roasted coffee beans. Rather than dominate the aroma, coffee character gracefully blends in. Lovely balance in the flavor profile. Again, while coffee has a healthy presence, it never dominates or overruns the other flavors that make this such a terrific stout. Terrific.

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Photo of MasterSki
4.11/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle from The Beer Temple. Served in a taster glass.

A - Big tan foam lingers, leaving behind tons of sticky lacing. Pitch black body. Ominous. Not sure what else one would want here.

S - Big coffee, roasted malts, light smoke, dark pumpernickel bread, dark chocolate, and perhaps a tad yeasty. Alcohol is very well-hidden.

T - Taste isn't quite as good, with less of the sweetness and more espresso bitterness and heavier emphasis on roasted and charred malts. Basically my exact same problem with the other beers in this series, but more extreme due to the coffee addition.

M - Medium-full body, some roasty and gritty coffee grounds in the texture, viscous, chewy, with lower carbonation. Again, well-hidden alcohol.

D - I didn't find this to be a big improvement on the base beer; while the coffee imparted more depth to the aroma it put the burnt and charred notes out of balance flavor-wise. Otherwise, it's a very solid Imperial Stout. Worth checking out, particularly if you're that guy who likes eating the burnt cookies and/or popcorn.

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Photo of rolltide8425
4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours an opaque jet black with almost no head. Smells like fudge and premium coffee. Thick, fudgy mouthfeel with more chocolate, coffee, and some booziness.

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Photo of smakawhat
4.26/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bottle into a large snifter glass.

Big dark brown walnut body, nearly black just not a drop of light even getting through it on the pour. Head is very dark mocha brown, but does not have much retention. Very big bubbled half finger head, manages to keep the same sized big bubbled collar as well. Too bad the color on the head is really impressive wish it could stick around a bit.

Real nice aroma. Slightly fudgy dark chocolate, almost a bit of malted milk qualities on the nose as well. Coffee tones seem a little quiet but also there's a bit of that sour classic coffee aroma and acid coming off as well.

Palate comes off a bit more nicely. Large amounts of coffee thickness, almost sludgy but with a great flavor of pressed beans and oil. More coffee angles dominate on the finish, oily, crackling beans and hints of heat. Wonderfully plays off the dark chocolate and bitterness of the malts as well, chocolate dark coffee tones and little piping warmth keeps coming. This almost has a spicy and chili like tone to it as well.

Real nice fun one to add to the empire of Evil Twins stout realm.

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Photo of vfgccp
3.81/5  rDev -10.6%

A - Towering, thick, mixed bubbled cocoa head with great retention and nice lace. Bowling ball black body with cola highlights at the rim.

S - Dry, dusty coffee. Fresh dirt. Burnt toast. Just a hint of lemon and herbal hops.

T - Dry up front, similar to the nose. Dark roasted coffee grinds with a strong burnt toast center. Light dry booze on the backend.

M - Medium body with a dry finish.

O - Below expectations. Relatively light frame for an AIS, and it could use a little more complexity and depth.


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3.81 Aun Mas Café Jesus
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A - 4.25 4.50 ------- 4.75 4.50 10%
S - 4.00 4.00 ------- 3.00 3.67 20%
T - 4.25 3.75 ------- 4.00 4.00 40%
M - 3.75 3.00 ------- 2.50 3.08 10%
O - 3.75 3.50 ------- 3.50 3.58 20%

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Photo of Tone
4.22/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours a black color. 1/2 inch head of a tan color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of coffee, roasted malt, sweet malt, hops, hint of pine, alcohol, and slight wood. Fits the style of an American Double / Imperial Stout. Mouth feel is sharp and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of coffee, roasted malt, sweet malt, hops, hint of pine, slight alcohol, and slight wood. Overall, good appearance, aroma, body, blend, and complexity.

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Photo of LiquidAmber
4.61/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Whoops, this bottle got lost in the back of the fridge, not a problem for a robust stout, but hope it still has its coffee character. Poured into a Reuben's Brew small snifter. Pours pitch black appearing opaque in the glass with a thin, persistant light brown head with nice lacing. Aroma of dark toaste malt, chocolate and quality coffee, hints of black pepper, grassy hops. Man, this is flavorful. Rich chocolate, sweet toasted malt with light char, latte coffee, hints of dark dried fruit; finishes like a coffee liqueur chocolate with light hop bitterness. Medium bodied with light creaminess. I recall really liking all the variants of this series, but this really is remarkably flavorful. I don't know if I lost anything keeping it this long, but this is so good that it hardly matters. The coffee element is well integrated, but distinctive. Just delicious, a beer I could drink the rest of my life, happily.

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Photo of Georgiabeer
4.23/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This is a great beer, but I have to say I was surprised at how mellow this is. At 12%, an Imperial Stout, and with coffee, I expected this to make a big impact. Instead, I found an extremely well integrated silky stout with a nice hit of bitter good quality coffee in the finish. A beautiful pour too, with a dark brown crema like head and a viscous black brew. Smells perhaps a bit too roasty with coffee, but the taste is much more mellow and the mouthfeel is perfectly supple. Very nice indeed.

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Photo of jdhilt
4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a two finger dense brown head that fades very slowly leaving a good lace. Black color, no highlights. Good carbonation and heavy bodied. Roasted coffee nose and flavor is roasted coffee and bakers chocolate. High ABV is hidden. Seriously expensive at $11.99 for a 330ml bottle from Julio's Liquors Marlboro, MA.

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Photo of rudzud
3.5/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.75

Received as an extra in a trade, poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Poured a very nice oily black hue with a thin half finger mocha head that fades to leave a thin mocha halo and like mocha wisps. Quite nice.

S - More malty sweetness and brown sugar than anything. Very faint older vanilla, light dark fruits and a faint metallic aroma. Getting no coffee at all.

T - Taste is a fair amount of roast here, almost smoky. Nice roasted malts, sweet brown sugar, touch of molasses. Faint vanilla bean along with dark fruits, the coffee is on the fainter side, almost nonexistent. The alcohol was hidden very, very nicely though.

M - Mouthfeel here is really, REALLY nice. Alcohol is hidden incredibly well, smooth and creamy. The shining aspect.

O - Overall this beer, while tasty, really lacked coffee. Very drinkable though!

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Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.72/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Single 12 oz bottle purchased from Nathaniel Square Corner Store in Rochester, NY. 8.49 for the bottle. At that price, hope it's good!

Pours like motor oil from the bottle to my tulip. Very sticky, goopy, and awesome. Nice head that's almost as dark as the beer itself. Dark brown rings of lace go down the sides of this beer as I drink.

Smells like wonderful coffee, of the espresso bent. Bit of chocolate and roastiness too.

The taste follows- bitter coffee beans, coffee soaked brownies, cocoa powder, alcohol twang, oak, vanilla, slight tobacco and leather, roasty bitterness, sweet finish. A lot of great flavors smash you over the head in this one. Insane!

A comparable mouthfeel to the Bourbon County line. Sticky, viscous, and full. Awesome!

Worth the price. I always pick it up when I see it.

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Photo of dar482
4.8/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

The beer comes black with a chocolately brown fluffy head.

The aroma is of sweet chocolate, creaminess, roasted malt.

The flavor explodes on you with espresso, smoke, chocolate. The chocolate is bittersweet, almost like baker's chocolate. There's tons of roasted coffee. And then just a deep deep roasted malt flavor.

The beer has a beautifully luscious body that is the highlight of the beer. The incredible thing about this beer is how dense the flavors are, yet the beer just lifts off the tongue so gently that you just want to keep sipping more. There is a slight booziness to clean up the beer.

This beer hides 12% ABV like few other beers that I've had at hiding alcohol. It is dangerously easy to drink and just delicious as a roasty chocolate espresso milkshake. The coffee is a wonderful roasty addition to the already fantastic base beer.

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Photo of pat61
4.78/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A: Deep dark brown under a 2” dark tan to brown finely bubbled foam collar that clings to the glass providing thick cluimps of lace.
S: coffee, dark chocolate, dark malt
T: Big creamy start – a hint of malt and then a big coffee rush – it alternates briefly between espresso and mocha with some higher alcohols and some esters sitting between the coffee and the chocolate action. Suggestions of dark cherries.
F: Big and chewy with very fine and soft carbonation and soft warming on the finish.
O: The coffee and the chocolate are very well balanced and the rich texture makes this very easy to drink.

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Photo of VelvetExtract
3.77/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottle. Can't beat the look. This one has plenty of pretty to pass around. Oil black. No light penetration. Head is a big, robust, brown clump of fizzled froth. Randomly assorted lacing remnants. After letting the head settle, I agitated it by swirling the glass and the head darkened by several shades. Cool. Aroma is rich but not gargantuan. The coffee is also not the sole performer. Lots of fudgy chocolate and roast (not necessarily coffee to me). Light char. Flavor has a surprising amount of dark fruit notes. Bitter coffee and burnt roast. Burnt brownies. Alcohol heat. Cocktail bitters. Long, bitter finish with booze. Thick, viscous body. Lighter carbonation. Pretty tasty. Wasn't worth the price for such a small serving. I think I paid $11 for a 12 oz.

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Photo of bluejacket74
4.24/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

11.2 ounce bottle, no dating on it that I was able to find. Served in a snifter, the beer pours dark brown/black with about a half inch tan head that stuck around a while. There's a decent amount of lacing. I like the aroma, the brew smells like coffee, molasses, chocolate, roasted malt and a bit of anise. For the most part I think the taste is similar to the aroma, but there's also some smoke, burnt/charred malt and dark fruit noticeable. Lots of roasty bitterness, but the sweet flavors are there, too. Mouthfeel/body is medium/full, it's creamy and slick with a moderate amount of carbonation. I think it's a pretty good imperial stout, definitely worth picking up if you like stouts and/or coffee beers.

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Evil Twin Aún Más Café Jesús from Evil Twin Brewing
94 out of 100 based on 111 ratings.
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