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Abduction - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

264 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 264
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 8.62%
Wants: 76
Gots: 70 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Treebs on 10-18-2012)
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

06-15-2014 02:08:52 | More by krl2112
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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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krome

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-12-2014 13:12:49 | More by krome
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jgunther71

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-12-2014 02:21:02 | More by jgunther71
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scottfrie

California

3.63/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle into 25oz snifter. Thanks to JulianC for this one.

A: Pours a thick inky black color with a half-finger of bubbly dark brown head that faded into a faint scum.
S: Slight anise, slightly metallic, notes of volatile booze, and faint chocolate. Booze is a bit harsh. There is a mild roasted quality overall.
T: Much smoother than the nose let on. I get creamy and rich flavors of deep roasted malt, chocolate milkshake, sticky caramel and brown sugar, and a touch of anise and vanilla ice-cream in the finish. The aftertaste is roasted and lingering, but I also get some of the harsh booze from the nose. There's a bit of char smoky char in there is well.
M: Full body, fairly chewy mouthfeel, fluffy carbonation, and a shot of harsh booze. Booze isn’t warming or alcoholic, its more harsh and acetonic, but it does die down a but as the beer reaches room temperature.
O: Flavors are very rich and smooth, but the booze is slightly distracting. Good, but could be smoother.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2014 03:09:37 | More by scottfrie
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Hirshi

New York

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-06-2014 17:58:58 | More by Hirshi
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PopnLoads

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-05-2014 15:34:08 | More by PopnLoads
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

4.05/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22 oz. bottle, with Batch #414/415 printed on the label. The newest batch of this one from the guys over at Pipeworks; my first encounter with their regular Pipeworks Abduction stout, after trying nearly all of the other variants of this beer, I am finally excited to have the original.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - Its pours an inky black body, sludgy, with only about a finger of dark mocha head that leaves behind thick bubbly lacing. Looks pretty nice.

S - The smell carries a musty, buttery sort of yeast aroma up front, alcohol fumes, dark bitter roastiness, cocoa / chocolate, coffee, cream / lactose, notes of dark fruits - cherry, dates, raisins.

T - Taste follows the nose: bitter chocolate / coffee bean roast, cocoa, notes of char, light tart dark fruit presence.

M - The feel is smooth, creamy, sugary, and sticky. Light warming alcohol, but not hot. This thing drinks exceptionally smooth, I can only imagine how it would taste with some serious time on it.

Overall, clearly a winning successor to all of the variants. A nice stout, but I'm glad that they decided to add onto this base beer. I guess after trying all the others, I am just spoiled at this point. Delicious, but not as memorable as some of the other incarnations.

Pipeworks Abduction ---4/5.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2014 01:47:01 | More by mfnmbvp
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Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +17%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Florida

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Washington

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -20%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +23.2%

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Florida

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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Texas

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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Illinois

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Abduction from Pipeworks Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 264 ratings.