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Abduction - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

290 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 290
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 8.35%
Wants: 77
Gots: 81 | FT: 8
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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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

HuskyinPDX, Aug 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Yeti1979, Jul 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

KG710, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of SportsandJorts
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: pours jet black. Somewhat sticky, leaving some brown behind as I swirl it around. A small centimeter tan head that sticks around for ages and leaves a lacing on the sides. Completely opaque and dark.

Smell: strong coffee and rich dark chocolate. Lots of dark malt complexity, ranging from roasty, to dark caramels to dark fruit. Small alcohol bite.

Taste: opens up with bold espresso flavor. Quickly expands into a rich dark chocolate flavor. Roasted malts and burnt caramel. Small amounts of dark fruit. End has some strong but not over powering booze.

Mouthfeel: on the heavy side but not quite the heaviest. Lots of bitterness coming from the coffee and burnt flavors. Some alcohol astringency and heat. All the said it is very drinkable

Overall: even though I think the coffee is overly strong, I still think this is a very good almost great beer. Lots of bold and harsh flavors. I can't imagine what coffee break abduction is like though

SportsandJorts, Jul 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.26/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

A big, creamy imperial stout. Pretty straightforward in smell and taste. Roasted malts, hints of coffee and chocolate, and contrary to what I've seen in other reviews, only a touch of alcohol in the taste. The beauty of this is the rich, creamy mouthfeel. Very dense. Not the most unique imperial stout, but an outstanding version with all the classic characteristics.

Qbdoo, Jun 16, 2014
Abduction from Pipeworks Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 290 ratings.