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Raspberry Truffle Abduction - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

349 Ratings
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Ratings: 349
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 10.1%
Wants: 148
Gots: 89 | FT: 5
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:
Abduction Imperial Stout, then added 200 pounds of raspberries from Seedling Fruit to the batch, plus roughly five pounds of cacao per 31-gallon barrel.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 03-07-2013)
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A- This beer pours an opaque black body with a big bubble mat of cocoa colored head.

S- The fresh tart raspberries mix with an earthy rich chocolate malt aroma even during the pour.

T- The fresh bright tart raspberries leads to a mellow dark roasted malt flavor that grows as the beer opens. There is a dark cocoa flavor in the finish that has just a touch of sweetness to it. The berry tartness lingers for a moment with some raspberry leaf tea that could be just some soft hop character but adds another dimension.

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Raspberry Truffle Abduction from Pipeworks Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 349 ratings.