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Cherry Truffle Abduction | Pipeworks Brewing Company

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Ratings:
379
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
35.34%
 
 
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Cherry Truffle AbductionCherry Truffle Abduction
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Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Illinois, United States | website

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
You might be wondering if you have ever in your life been abducted by space aliens. Statistics show (source unknown) that 99% of Americans have been abducted by aliens in their lifetime and 1% of Americans are space invaders. Reasons for this aggression, statistics say (source unknown) is due to their intense desire for the smooth, velvet brewed with cherries known as Pipeworks Cherry Truffle Abduction on planet Earth (known to aliens as planet 121302498u2239048 quadrant 102938102938102938 (alien source (statistics say 99% of sources are inaccurate (source unknown(source unknown, source unknown))).

Added by MasterSki on 09-14-2013

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Reviews: 31 | Ratings: 379
Reviews by Fcolle2:
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4.35/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark black in color with no light making it through and moderately thick. Tan head is a thin film that has great retention

Smell is great. Lots of semi tart ripe red cherry aromas are forward and followed by a chocolate malt and cacao. Slight vanilla aromas one the end. Also a big alcohol aroma.

Taste follows nose and is good. Semi sweet tart cherries come in first along with some roasted chocolate malt. Big alcohol presence and sweet malty flavor are midway before a very faint vanilla flavor finishes.

Mouthfeel is good. Thick body is cut with a moderate small bubble carbonation. Good sticky malty feel.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of DanGeo
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tectactoe
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Beerhunter247
4.68/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of thaghost
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of mrw1zard
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of Cynic-ale
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of richkrull
3.96/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of RobertH50
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of PatrickG
3.56/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of timc100
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Awesome they brewed this will vanilla beans also. Pours ruby tinged dark brown and sits midnight black in the glass with a creamy, dark mocha-brown head. The cherry does not pop out intensely in the aroma, but it is definitely there. Big dark chocolate bitterness and some medium roast coffee beans. The vanilla addition yields more of a milk chocolate and lighter roast coffee. The cherry blends very well - a tart and sweet cherry presence cuts through the chocolate and coffee. As it warms it all jells better and surprisingly some citrus hoppiness that come through. The vanilla is not noticeable on its own, but it's influence is felt through each flavor. Alcohol is completely hidden.

Awesome addition to the abduction crew!

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Photo of weonfire
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of JasonGoodfriend
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of joeseppy
3.64/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Batch 517-520
Dark brown pour with minimal wispy flat cola top.

Aroma of charred oaky vanilla. Scant sourball cherry candy. Dark chocolate.

Bitter charred vanilla on the arrival. Dark chocolate. Sour cherry juice on the finish.

Light effervescence. Medium body. Dark cocoa bitterness in the mouth.

Overall decent enough. Not just Pipeworks but these cherry stouts with little influence are tiring. It says cherry-the guy has a cherry for a brain-give me cherry dammit. Drink it for the ABV and again, a decent enough stout.

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Photo of cwehr13
4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of tdm168
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of haruspexvic
4.34/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of socon67
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of blabaer
2.5/5  rDev -34.6%

Photo of cjgator3
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of tclipse
3.92/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of woodchip
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of CraigMack61
4.12/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gonzoillini
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.17/5  rDev -17%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Black body. Deep black. Nice khaki head. Thick collar.

Smell - Cherry and chocolate. Kinda milk chocolatey. Not very dynamic.

Taste - Much more chocolate, but the cherry cuts into the richness of it. Makes it taste a bit artificial. Again, not all that interesting.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Medium carbonation.

Overall - Not as tasty as other Abduction variants. Cherry really doesn't work.

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Cherry Truffle Abduction from Pipeworks Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.