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Mocha Abduction - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

30 Reviews
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Reviews: 30
Hads: 311
Avg: 4.15
pDev: 6.75%
Wants: 65
Gots: 89 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Illinois, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout | 10.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BRami127 on 05-05-2014

"I don't think these aliens are thaaat bad. What's that you ask? They don't like you? They keep trying to abduct you? I mean maybe we've all just been brainwashed by Hollywood alien invasion movies and the Pipeworks Abduction series into thinking aliens just want to abduct us. Has anyone even tried to talk to them? Here, I'll go bring them a Pipeworks Mocha Imperial Stout with coffee and rich chocolate. This beer is amazing. Yeah, and then I'll make small talk about the new Star Wars trailer."
- Jeff's last words before being encased in choconite.
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Reviews by portia99:
Photo of portia99
4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle (Batch# 435/36/37) poured into a CBS oversized snifter.

A - Pours a super dark brown/near black color in the glass, brown highlights at the edge of the glass. A short 1/2 finger of pale tan/grayish head lingers briefly and leaves a short, foamy collar on the edge of the glass.

S - Mild aroma, plenty of chocolate, roasty coffee, a bit of licorice, a bit of booze.

T - Very coffee forward, deep and roasty. Fair amount of booze/alcohol with a bit of a warmish burn to it. Milk chocolatey smoothness/sweetness.

M - Rather full bodied with a lower carbonation that is a bit foamy and rather creamy overall. Roasty and coffee heavy throughout. A bit boozy - shows the 10.5% alcohol content - slows the pace of drinking on this, but isn't really distracting.

O - Overall, I like this imperial stout. One of the better in the Abduction series...having tried several of them now. This almost makes me think of it as an amped up Founders Breakfast Stout. Not as smooth as drinkable as the FBS, but I find the coffee character quite similar with more of a boozy kick.

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Photo of GallowsThief
4.45/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Kevinpitts to thank again for this one. Poured into my tulip.
A – Root beer brown pour with about a finger of creamy, tan head. Settles down quickly but left nice lacing.
S – Vanilla first with traces of chocolate, coffee and mocha.
T- Espresso like big coffee up front. Bold. Tasty. Roasted malts and a deep chocolate taste follows. Nice touch of vanilla and cream. Nice bitter bite at the end.
M – Smooth and creamy on the palate. Low carbonation.
O – Wonderful. Pipeworks needs to distribute to Florida or I will be driving my man Kevin nuts. This is right up my taste alley. Love the coffee and chocolate taste. Despite the ABV I drank this down like a Dos Equis on a hot summer day.

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Photo of t2grogan
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CavemanRamblin
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of JakerLou
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Hoppity1
3.93/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aquazr1
4.52/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of Cynic-ale
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of stereosforgeeks
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stater
4.09/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

True to Pipeworks form, right on the brink of over the top but great in an in your face way. Sweet chocolate milk with a little coffee poured in. Leaves me craving a little thicker mouthfeel. Otherwise, very good.

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Photo of acurtis
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of brians52
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rossracing
4.42/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PBRmeasap1980
4.33/5  rDev +4.3%

Photo of socon67
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of WoodBrew
4.05/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

The Mocha Abduction is a solid stout. It leans more towards coffee than chocolate and I did not pick up much vanilla as the label suggests. The beer poured an opaque black with tan head that left a spotty lace. The scent was roasty with a semi sweet hint. The mouthfeel was fuller in body with subtle carbonation. Overall it was quite tasty.

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Photo of Poti0nseller
3.76/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Exceptional chocolate and espresso flavor. The body is what makes this beer it reminds me of melted chocolate.

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Photo of CraigMack61
4.22/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gonzoillini
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of Vonerichs
4.14/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chris7482
4.02/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of larryarms847
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a diesel thick opaque black with a very thin caramel brown head.

Heavy on the dark chocolate, roasted malt nuttiness, and espresso.

A little too heavy on the chocolate, roasted malts are lacking, and coffee is dull.

Mouthfeel is thick on the heavy, like sipping a chocolate malt.

Overall this is decent, but I feel could have been better.

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Photo of Sisky
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Jaycase
4/5  rDev -3.6%

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Mocha Abduction from Pipeworks Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.