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RATINGS: 115   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (6048) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 12, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark and brooding, the giant foam head straining at the glass, like an escaping riot of prisoners. The aroma, and the following first sip, are ripe with dirty, roasty, woodiness. The bitterness asserts itself with and assault on the middle of the tongue, astringent and grassy. Thereís a bit of an ashy aspect lurking in the background. Interesting cacophony of things here. (#4956, 3/12/2013)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (13005) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 2, 2013
Bottle. Black colour with a beige head. Aroma is hop, pine, roasted malt, citrus. Flavour is roasted malt, hop, pine, coffee, citrus. Nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dEnk (4199) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle @ home. Aroma is fruity and floral hops, slight sweaty touch. Flavour is medium hop bitterness with loads of flavour, fruity, floral, nelson madness. Some malty notes but itís the hops that shine here. Great stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
obguthr (4782) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Licorice, pine needle, soil, and grapefuit nose. Black, thick tan sticky head. Charred oak, licorice and pine needle flavor. Charred malt bitterness and pine needle lingers too long on the palate. Somewhat resinous, but full of both malt and hop flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
biggirlpanties (194) - Oceanside, California, USA - JAN 23, 2013
500mL split with GT2. Looking forward to this one. Disappointed immensely, doesnít even taste like a beer or coherent beverage. Just harsh, papery bitterness over the top mixed with stale, specialty grain driven brown IPA. Undrinkable and not worth the calories. So much acrid flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
GT2 (9410) - Oceanside, California, USA - JAN 23, 2013
500mL Black IPA edition. I guess you canít know for sure what bottle you have a priori. Pours a deep black with a massive coffee head. Huge lacing. Nose at first is heavy detergent/volatiles, plastic, olive brine. Doesnít clear up for quite awhile- 10+ minutes. Taste is extremely papery, astringent, soapy, more plastic. Holy monkey this is not good. Palate destroying paper, oversteeped grain tannins, ultra astringent. Too bad...$13 drain pour. Fiance rating: 2.0

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mixmasterob (988) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Black pour with a big frothy dark brown head. Left tons of lace. Aroma was big time roasted malt and sticky piney hops. Slight hints of vanilla sweetness and spent coffee grounds. Flavors were big time bitter coffee with notes of citrus and dark malt. Bitter finish. Carbonation light, medium body. Not bad but Iíve had others in the style I prefer. I bought this thinking it was a normal IPA. Wrong chamber.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 6, 2013
A - Dark black with a finger of khaki-tan head. Fades fairly slowly. S - Roasted chocolate and caramel malts, citrus, pine, and earthy hops, bit of black licorice and vanilla. T - Roasted chocolate and caramel malts, grapefruit, citrus, pine, and earthy hops, some bitterness, some black licorice, molasses, and a touch of vanilla. M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a dry, bitter, and roasted finish. D - Nice black IPA. Good overall hop and malt profile.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (5096) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - DEC 22, 2012
22 ounce bottle. Big pour with creamy head. Roasty. Bitter throughout. Slight smoke/ash. Pretty rich.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (12364) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 7, 2012
(500ml bottle) Pours an opaque black body with a medium tan/grey head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt, grass, and caramel. Flavor of roasted malt, chocolate, ash, pine, citrus, and grass with a dry, bitter finish.

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