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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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NOTE!! This entry is for the dark version. If your beer pours golden your rating must be put under this beer:
http://www.ratebeer.com/Ratings/Beer/Beer-Ratings.asp?BeerID=167379

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)


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (12576) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (8263) - Ohio, USA - DEC 1, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a medium plus beige head. The aroma is roasted malts, earthy, citrus, resiny hops with some dark chocolate. The flavor has a nice roasted malt base, some char, earthy bitterness that lasts through the finish. This is pretty much what I would expect in a black ipa. This could use a touch more flavoring hops to go with the bitterness. I enjoyed the concept of not knowing.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (19929) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Bottle. Very dark brown color, brown head. Aroma of pine needles dipped in dark bitter chocolate. Taste is bitter and roasted pine and burnt espresso. Very nice.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cybercat (4744) - Georgia, USA - NOV 21, 2012
Strong aroma is quite hoppy and woody, and has a hint of sour orange. Pours a stout-like sable with a thick and persistent tan head. Satisfying flavor has roast malt, hoppy and woody notes with hints of cloves and sour citrus. Smooth, lively texture has good body and fizz, and leaves a hoppy, smoky finish. No risk here of a bad beer here!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (7774) - Georgia, USA - NOV 20, 2012
11/20/12. 22oz bomber from Grassroots. Black pour with a nice khaki head that cuts to a ring but laces a ton. Damn. I was hoping these two beers had really different scores so I could say I dodged a bullet. Oh well. Dank hop aroma on top of bitter roasted malts that are ashy and acidic. Plenty of hop bitterness combines with more ashy, roasted malts, earthy dank hops, and another small touch of acidity. Not too shabby.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerGod (5872) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Bottle. Black pour with a tall, thick, foamy brown head. Aroma is piney and herbal hops with strong roasted malt, and dark chocolate with mint. Taste is roasted malt, strong herbal and floral hops, citrus notes, mint chocolate and hints of pine. Body is medium-full with a strong, bubbly carbonation. Ends with more roasted malt, dark chocolate, light minty notes, floral hops, citrus and herbal hops. Tasty Black IPA!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (7238) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 16, 2012
Bottle. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, citrus hops and spruce. Flavor is sweet and bitter with some citrus, pine, cheesy hops and spruce. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (7753) - Indiana, USA - NOV 15, 2012
16.9 oz bottle to taster (thanks tmoney99). Looks good; black with sticky beige lacing. Smells solid; bitter hops and malt. Tastes like it smells with a good mouthfeel. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6425) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 5, 2012
bottled, thanks to bu11zeye, black colored pour, thick tan foam, bitter roasty chocolate with a burnt finish, pretty good

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Benzai (12379) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 28, 2012
50cl bottle @ Beer Temple. Opaque, almost pitch black color with a slight dark red glare coming through when held into the light. Full sized, lightly creamy, light brown head that lasts for a long time. Smell roasted malts, hops, some coffee, a hint of mocha. Taste malts, roasted malts, slightly burned, bitterness, hops and lightly some fruits. Medium body, medium to full carbonation. Very nice beer!


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