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Abduction Coffee Break - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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Ratings: 648
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 8.02%
Wants: 179
Gots: 143 | FT: 19
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:
Think yourself entitled to some brief respite human? Think again! Our coffee version of Abduction Imperial Stout, uses local craft roast coffee from our friends at lpsento and whole vanilla beans, to take your away once more. Which, depending on your penchant for a probing may be just what you need. Beware the skies for this robust, richly flavored Latte Imperial Stout may. just. scoop. you. up...

(Beer added by: BeerMeFitz on 01-02-2013)
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3/5  rDev -29.2%

chippo33, Apr 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This presented a glowing black appearance with a good stiff thick head that laced in a sheet.

The nose is a strong coffee and roast with a little chocolate but the coffee is pleasurable and simple.

The flavor is spicy with near raw habenero chilies. The coffee flavor then comes through with a dry smoky roast, chocolate malt and a peppy spiciness.

The feel is dry but velvety, smooth and easy.

This was a bit surprising as there was no mention of chilies, and I got huge spiciness, and a mention of vanilla, and I got none. None the less I loved it.

KYGunner, Apr 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

thampel09, Apr 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

KAF, Apr 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

jkball01, Apr 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

hollywood_15063, Apr 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

LanePerson, Apr 01, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

funkyaudio, Mar 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

fatboy91, Mar 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

bcerv-ca, Mar 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Eric15, Mar 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

ralerwen, Mar 30, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Batch 336-338, bottled 2/28/14. Poured into a snifter.

A: Very dark with some browning around the edge. Nice foamy brown head. Looks great.

S: Sweet milky coffee; light baker's chocolate; a very faint cinnamon or brown sugar spice is in there, too.

T: Very sweet on the front end, like coffee with too much cream and sugar. Approaching the flavor of a vanilla latte. Milk duds and malted milkshakes. Milky sweetness was dominant, with coffee almost as an afterthought. Nice and boozy as it warmed up.

M: Substantial; coats the mouth nicely without being too viscous.

O: Too sweet for my palate. I like my coffee beers somewhere between Coffee Bender (which is like an unsweetened ice coffee (and awesome!)) and this one. Terrapin WnB is probably the finest non-BA coffee beer I've had. Mouthfeel on this one was a winner, and smell was quite pleasant. But I'd like a stronger coffee flavor.

blankenhoney, Mar 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

ultrasrs, Mar 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +12%

kidzord, Mar 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

robwestcott, Mar 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A- jet black with a very little head that goes away pretty fast.

S- You get a lot of a roast and sweetness. When cold you get more sweetness then as it warms that nice coffee roast comes through. You get a lot of vanilla, chocolate, roast, and coffee.

T/M- You get a nice sweetness upfront you get milk chocolate, vanilla, and a nice coffee taste that last for a long time. It is very smooth you can not even taste the 10.5 % ABV.

O- A great stout that I am aging 2 of them. I can not wait to try the rest of the abduction series.

sully11277, Mar 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

bralston345, Mar 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

mychalg9, Mar 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

fthegiants, Mar 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

bikesnbeerFtc, Mar 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Axnjxn, Mar 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

vonnegut21, Mar 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

ToadiesForCody, Mar 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

dlr5150, Mar 17, 2014
Abduction Coffee Break from Pipeworks Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 648 ratings.