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Cherry Truffle Abduction - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

266 Ratings
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Ratings: 266
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.18%
Wants: 50
Gots: 89 | FT: 16
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: MasterSki on 09-14-2013)
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

spycow, Oct 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Texasfan549, Mar 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

kjkinsey, Mar 24, 2014
Photo of emerge077
3.8/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Split 3 ways, ended up with at least 12-14 oz.

Brownish black when poured, creamy mocha goam billows up on the initial pour. A small amount of lace, tiny flecks around the edges. Surface is glassy and still after a few minutes.

Aroma is roasty, with a subdued hint of dried cherry.

Taste is a little more fruit forward, the cherry comes across as dried fruit, lending a mellow tartness and natural flavors, tied up nicely with the roasty, chocolatey imperial stout base. Low carbonation, cherry lends a light acidic tartness which is expected.feel is smooth and not really boozy at all. In the series this may be the better of the fruited versions, though the coffee still gets my vote.

emerge077, Dec 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

XmnwildX12, May 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

beernads, Mar 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

imperialking, Nov 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

orangesol, Mar 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

mothman, Nov 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Gonzoillini, Oct 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

tdm168, Nov 03, 2013
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3.15/5  rDev -19.8%
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.

Alieniloquium, Jul 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Cynic-ale, Feb 02, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle opened on 2.20.14
Batch # 204/5

A - Pours a dark brown with ruby highlights. A smaller dark tan head forms, but fades pretty quickly.

S - Chocolate covered cherries is all I can think of.

T - Swwet and bitter cherry, dark chocolate.

D - Decent carbonation with a medium body. Bitter finish.

O - Cherry is there, just not that pleasant.

HuskyinPDX, Apr 30, 2014
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TheSevenDuffs, Nov 23, 2013
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Axnjxn, Mar 01, 2014
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2/5  rDev -49.1%

kscaldef, Oct 18, 2013
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tectactoe, Mar 18, 2014
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cjgator3, Dec 29, 2013
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KevinGordon, Mar 31, 2014
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Gobzilla, Apr 12, 2014
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sweemzander, Sep 16, 2013
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Cherry Truffle Abduction from Pipeworks Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 266 ratings.