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Abduction - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

305 Ratings
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Ratings: 305
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 8.35%
Wants: 85
Gots: 80 | 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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Photo of JefferyLaGrow
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

A: Thick and dark. Light beige head,
S: Molasses, coffee, malt, slight vanilla
T: Chocolate coffee, toffee, caramel, hazelnut.
M: Silky, light carbonation, sandy finish
O: Solid, I really enjoyed it! 4.25

JefferyLaGrow, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of Jeffh84
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Jeffh84, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of robotiks
3.94/5  rDev -3.2%

robotiks, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of djrn2
4/5  rDev -1.7%

djrn2, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of Jakethesnake503
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%

Jakethesnake503, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of HookemHoos
4/5  rDev -1.7%

HookemHoos, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of atrocity
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

atrocity, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of jaymo18
4.28/5  rDev +5.2%

jaymo18, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of mdfb79
4.09/5  rDev +0.5%

From 08/19/14 notes. 22 oz bottle into a snifter, batch 414-415. Thanks to BeerLawyer85 for sharing this one.

Pours a dark mahogany color with one finger of tan head and moderate carbonation evident. Lots of dark chocolate, some soap, cream, vanilla. Taste has sweeter chocolate than the nose had. Medium body and low carbonation. Easy to drink and doesn't feel like 10.5% ABV.

Overall a very good American stout. Not too much going on but it is well made. Would pick it up again and somewhat frequently if it was easy to get.

mdfb79, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of Stillmakingnoise
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Stillmakingnoise, Aug 17, 2014
Photo of sjrodriguez
3.5/5  rDev -14%

sjrodriguez, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of zestar
4/5  rDev -1.7%

zestar, Aug 13, 2014
Photo of cultclassic89
4/5  rDev -1.7%

cultclassic89, Aug 11, 2014
Photo of NooseJustice
4/5  rDev -1.7%

NooseJustice, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of zekeman17
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

zekeman17, Aug 08, 2014
Photo of HuskyinPDX
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

HuskyinPDX, Aug 05, 2014
Photo of JuanAlberto
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

JuanAlberto, Jul 24, 2014
Photo of Yeti1979
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Yeti1979, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of KG710
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%

JMBSH, Jul 15, 2014
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4.92/5  rDev +20.9%

Corando, Jul 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

bmurray10, Jul 15, 2014
Photo of remitrom
4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

remitrom, Jul 14, 2014
Photo of Evango
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Evango, Jul 14, 2014
Abduction from Pipeworks Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 305 ratings.