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Omnipollo / Evil Twin Russian Roulette

Formerly brewed at Amager Bryghus

Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Stockholm, Sweden
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap


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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
NOTE!! This entry is for the golden/amber version. If your beer pours black your rating must be put under this entry:

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 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
peterclash (43) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2012
This is my favourite beer from Jeppe so far. This is so good it is poosible that if/when I drink it again I’ll rate it 20/20. It’s bitter as it goes but still much more wellbalanced then it’s comparible beer "1000ibu ultramate". The hops really burn and lingers for a long long time. I also like the Russian Roulette concept even if it had nothing to to with the beers taste or looks. Sadly for me I got 3 of the Black IPA and only one of the IPA (but the black one is really good to so...). Grass and Citrus dominate the taste and it fills your whole mouth and throat. Lovely.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sunevdj (3565) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - MAR 4, 2012
BOOM Pale IPA!!! Pours a clear golden with a small white head and lacings. Very bitter with some hoppy sweetness. Lots of hops aromas; mostly spruce - but also floral and plant sap notes. Nice with such a fresh hops experience! Medium bodied. Medium to soft carbonation. Long, extremely bitter finish. Good stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lortsker (332) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2012
Bottle, thanks Søren/Bonke. Pours clear golden, with a small white head. Aroma: Loads and loads of fresh fruity juicy hops! Mangos, peach, pineapple, passionfruit, sweet orange, orange peel, citrussy hops, small underlying maltbase, decomposing leaves, plantsap, guava, cats piss, yeast, possibly some Nelson notes as well, some fried onion (apollo?) Taste: Very fresh, dry as bones, bitter! golden syrup, grassy, plant sap, fresh squeezed hop juice, peach orange peel, resin, pine needles, light soapy, perfume, tangerine, yeast, citrussy, west coast style niceness, very dry and bitter finish. Quite extreme, but in a damn good way HOPS GALORE! hats off to you Jeppe & Henok

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
saxo (15678) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle @ Fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are rich bitter hops, flowers, peach, pine, citrus, malt and hops. Long heavy bitter finish. Yummy!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
YanniVampiro (9) - Leonforte, ITALY - MAR 31, 2012 does not count
This pale version ROCKS. Very peculiar, personal imprint from the Danish brewery to IPAs, extremely marked with an explicit will to kill (with hops), it pours of a rarely bright golden - nose is totally rich with citrus and tropical tuttifrutti, the malting provides a substantious yet lively body.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocLock (8947) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2012
Bomber from Blue Dog, and I made sure to light check this one as I had already rated the black version. The pour was chill hazy morning urine yellow with 2-finger frothy white head that clang and laced well. Nose is great; huge hops, black pepper, florals, pineapple, orange marmalade, honey, tangerine. Tastes semi-dry, very floral, peppery, with a lot of pineapple, black pepper, mango, and a complex finish and overall palate. This one is great, but be cautioned that the finish is super bitter and IBU-laden, which is a good thing to me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (14792) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2012
Bottle at home - shared with Mette. Clear golden - white head. High high high hoppy, fresh hoppy, medium bitterness, some malty sweetness, citrus, grassy, spruce, fresh spruce, piney, light herbal, flowery, hop juice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (11163) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2012
Bottled. Very pale yellow coloured. Unclear. Good carbonation. Dense light beige head. ARoma of pine, herbs, flowers, sweetness, vague soap, some grape. Flavour full of grapy pine and herbs. Loads of flowers, soap and then some. Medium to full bodied. Herbal and grapy bitterness in the end. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kschep (1707) - DENMARK - MAR 12, 2012
#1294 bottle; nose is fresh red grape, decent sweet lemon, little pine, rosehip whiff, feel is mediumfat, carb is medium, taste is fresh bittersweet hops, some bile, stale lettuce, later lemon, fat sticky hops finish

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (15066) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2012
Bottle @ Odense Late March Tasting, 2012. Pours cloudy golden with a creamy white head and lacings. Lovely fresh hoppy taste and flavor. Citrus, grape and exotic fruit. Medium and smooth body. Dry and bitter end. Lovely.

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