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The Event Horizon - Olde Hickory Brewery

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,084 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,084
Reviews: 221
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 777
Gots: 375 | FT: 46
Brewed by:
Olde Hickory Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Habmike on 12-08-2010)
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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

MichPaul, May 23, 2014
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mgr78704, May 19, 2014
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Kramerbarthomer, May 17, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

ianroodt, May 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

jfstilling, May 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.3%

beefsquatch, May 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

yummybeer, May 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

DanGeo, May 11, 2014
Photo of gueuzedreg
4.51/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

2012 bottle

A- Deep dark pitch black with medium to medium low on lacing, dark coffee in color. Minimal legs.

S- Even at it low ABV relatively speaking with some other big BA stouts, this comes off as a chocolate-first bourbon bomb. Nice toffee and creamy malt notes in there too! There is a lot going on in this beer.

T- Following the nose with big chocolate, a very nice calm and very present bourbon presence. The toffee and smooth malt is there to finish a superbly made BA stout.

M- My knock on Lindley was the lack of carb; this has the perfect about of carb and it is very smooth and very creamy. Love it.

O- Olde Hickory is new on my radar, but I love the BA stouts they are doing!!

gueuzedreg, May 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

pathman, May 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

Monkeypuker, May 08, 2014
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4.06/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pour is jet black motor oil with a small amount of dark mahogany head. Nose is quite nice, lots of rich malt and a lot of wood and bourbon notes. Strong fudge and caramel. Taste is a bit more woody up front, slightly chalky malt mid palate, rich fudge quality is a touch muted, some dark berries in back and bourbon through the finish. Full bodied, dry finish, soft feel, a touch slick in back, nicely carbonated.

cpetrone84, May 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8.3%

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4/5  rDev -8.3%

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Roger85, Apr 27, 2014
The Event Horizon from Olde Hickory Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 1,084 ratings.