Evil Twin Aún Más Café Jesús
I figured a beer with coffee and Jesus involved was just the thing needed for Christmas morning. Merry Christmas!
Evil Twin Aún Más Café Jesús is an American Imperial/Double Stout. This is why I love good beer. Not only because it’s so delicious (I’ll get to that in a minute), but how it is often found. I love the hunt. I love going into an unfamiliar bottle shop while away from home and finding a gem like this sitting on the shelf. I guess it recalls how much I used to love digging in vinyl crates and scouring sale bins for great records or cd’s.
As for the beer, AMAZING. I thought Aún Más A Jesús (The original version) was very good, but I really wanted a little less intensity and a touch more balance. The addition of the coffee does just that! I’m still getting lots of chocolate and roast but gone is the phantom chili spice I tasted in the original. The perfect coffee flavor adds just the right amount of balance to make this 12% ABV beast so crazy drinkable. The mouth-feel is great, creamy and thick and slightly oily. I would say this is as good as, or maybe even slightly better than, Founders Breakfast Stout. A bit expensive as is usually the case with Evil Twin, but well worth it in this case.