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Orange Truffle Abduction - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

273 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 273
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 9.52%
Wants: 77
Gots: 81 | FT: 10
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:
Earth, both rich and refreshing, the bright juices of your primordial civilizations quench even the coldest desires of deep space. Succumb and offer us the sweet orange flesh of your humanity and the chocolate longing of your young will. This batch is rich, and chocolatey with a delicate orange tang.

(Beer added by: bcm75 on 06-24-2013)
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Photo of cpetrone84
2.9/5  rDev -27.3%

Pour is black with a tight caramel colored head. Nose is heavy roast light up front, orange citrus liquor, faint notes of chocolate malt, more lingering almost burnt roasted malts. Taste is a bit messy, lots of booziness throughout, orange citrus liquor, roast isn't quite as over cooked as the nose, not acrid which I thought it would be, malts are a bit richer mid palate, but lots of sugar and sweetness through the back end mixing with the orange citrus. Full body, a bit slick, moderate carbonation, semi dry finish with some bitter chocolate through the finish.

cpetrone84, Monday at 11:48 PM
Photo of KAP72
4.2/5  rDev +5.3%

KAP72, Sunday at 06:53 PM
Photo of Kevin_L
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Kevin_L, Sunday at 06:52 PM
Photo of ahall313
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

ahall313, Sunday at 02:46 PM
Photo of smbslt
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

smbslt, Saturday at 10:06 PM
Photo of Docrock
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Docrock, Nov 18, 2014
Photo of ethanmc12
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

ethanmc12, Nov 16, 2014
Photo of Jiatlas
4.75/5  rDev +19%

Jiatlas, Nov 14, 2014
Photo of Tridement
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Consumed fresh on 11/2/2014

Well, I wouldn't kick it out of bed for eating crackers, but I think a birthday or two may be what she needs. A little heavy on the orange and thin on the body, but still quite delicious. I bought a couple of extra to cellar, with any luck this will gain about a 1/4 of a point in rating per year. There'a a lot of great breweries in Chicago, but these guys put out world class beers more consistently than any of the other guys (in my humble opinion).

Tridement, Nov 11, 2014
Photo of kidzord
4.75/5  rDev +19%

kidzord, Nov 11, 2014
Photo of scottwurst
3/5  rDev -24.8%

scottwurst, Nov 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

badmotorgrunge, Nov 09, 2014
Photo of Skarr
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Skarr, Nov 08, 2014
Photo of Kevinpitts
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Tastes like an orange ale. Still some stout flavor, though the orange masks it a bit. Good though if you like orange.

Kevinpitts, Nov 06, 2014
Photo of Kevin_Young
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Kevin_Young, Nov 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

sourdog, Nov 06, 2014
Photo of arusso13
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

arusso13, Nov 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Yarni28, Nov 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Zoso2772, Oct 21, 2014
Photo of bccocx
3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

bccocx, Oct 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

KAF, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of Jimbobebop
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Jimbobebop, Oct 04, 2014
Photo of brentk56
3.76/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Attribute: Pours a fudge brown color with a bit of a bubble show that creates a modest head and dots of lace

Smell: Chocolate fudge, sugary caramel and a vague hint of orange (although I probably wouldn't have picked this up absent the label)

Taste: Sugary chocolate fudge, up front, with some vanilla and orange flavor (much more pronounced than in the aroma) developing; the finish is like a chocolate covered creamsicle, packed with a sugary finish

Mouthfeel: Full bodied, with moderate carbonation, though the sugar almost bothers my teeth

Overall: I wish I could have enjoyed this more than I did, but I am finding all of the PIpeworks stouts to be too sweet for my tastebuds

brentk56, Sep 28, 2014
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Orange Truffle Abduction from Pipeworks Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 273 ratings.