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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
NOTE!! This entry is for the dark version. If your beer pours golden your rating must be put under this beer:

Congratulations, you have just managed to get your hands on Russian Roulette - a rare kind of collaboration between Evil Twin Brewing (Denmark) and OMNIPOLLO (Sweden).

This beer would best be described as an IPA with a twist. A twist that will reveal itself first after you "bust some caps".

One thing remains sure however, if you like hops and the lush texture of a well crafted beer this will have you smiling as you face your destiny.

Good luck,
Jeppe (Evil Twin Brewing) and Henok (OMNIPOLLO)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 2, 2012
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of chrisv10. Pours an opaque deep dark coffeeish brown with an beige head. The nose has lovely citrusy aroma hops. Medium body, subtle roast, great juicy aroma hops. But as with the pale version this is simply too dry for me and appears unbalanced. I prefer my IPA’s with a little more residual sweetness - this is simply too dry. 020412

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (3548) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 2, 2012
17-MAR-2012, bottle @home, from "Ølbutikken". Black with beige head. Hoppy with coffe, roast and more hops. Really well made Black IPA. Wonderfull.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
YanniVampiro (9) - Leonforte, ITALY - MAR 31, 2012 does not count
Inferior to its Golden counterpart, this Cascadian ale suffers on some lack of balance between the toastiness of malts and the hopping; making of it more of an hopped stout than a Black IPA. Russian Roulette Black IPA lacks a bit of personality, I think the brewers might have dared more.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (36091) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2012
50 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark brown to almost black with a thick, creamy and tan head. Aroma is fruity, dark malty and roasted. Smooth dark roasted malty, breadish, ashy and solid hoppy. Grapefruity and solid bitter. Dark malty and solid hoppy/bone dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chrisv10 (12978) - DENMARK - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle @ FOneFan. very dark brown with medium light brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, hops, citrus and a little grapefruit. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, hops, little sweet, pine, little grapefruit and bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (14262) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Black with a lasting brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and rather hoppy - fruity. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 310312

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
saxo (14997) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle @ Fonefan tasting. Nice fully lasting creamy tan head. Color is black. Aroma and taste are rich hops, chocolate, roast malt and hops. Nice long bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11805) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2012
Odense spring time specialties night at Dolle. Black with a lasting tan head. Fruity and citrus aroma with some licorice, tar and chocolate. Dry and bitter with a smoked hint and a roasted and hop bitter aftertaste

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (14811) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2012
Bottle @ Odense Late March Tasting, 2012. Pours dark nearly black with a creamy beige head. Nose has lovely exotic and citrussy hops. Flavor is vague roast, caramel and pine. Smooth and dry. Good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phredrik (1023) - Copenhagen (formerly Aalborg), DENMARK - MAR 26, 2012
50 cl bottle from Ølkonsortiet. Pours black with a nice brown head. Aroma is pretty nice - sweet milk chocolate up front mixing with dark caramel and liqourice. Then a fresh punch of pungent hoppiness - piney, citrus zest, and pineapple. Very nice. The taste is more focused on the fruity hops instead of the malts. Very pungent grapefruit, pineapple and tangerine notes. Then the malts kick in with roasted notes and liquorice. The taste is very bold and raw, but the elements come together very nicely, especially the pungent hop profile is really good.

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