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The Event Horizon - Olde Hickory Brewery

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,189 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,189
Reviews: 229
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 9.63%
Wants: 785
Gots: 373 | FT: 53
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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4.86/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Very surprised with this one. I was a little worried that the 8.5% would make this stout take a backseat to many of the other monster stouts out there, but The Event Horizon has very little short comings. Quite bold with amazing barrel characters, and the honey really helps provide a touch of sweetness to smooth out the beer. Very well worth the price point.

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4/5  rDev -8.3%

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5/5  rDev +14.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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3.96/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

2013 vintage. Tulip glass.

A: Pours a motor oil black with a dark brown coffee collar of head. Very good retention, no lacing.

S: Big dark chocolate and bourbon, supported by ample roast, vanilla extract, a bit of fig.

T: Tannic oak imparts a dry almost harsh quality, cola, milk chocolate, sharp honey, touch of espresso and dark dried fruit (fig, plum). Finishes off dry.

M: Thin, medium-light body, not unexpected given the ABV. Light carbonation. Alcohol is well hidden.

O: Pretty good, but honestly no better than much more available BA stouts. The low ABV and mostly dry taste tilts this more toward the drinkable end of the spectrum.

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The Event Horizon from Olde Hickory Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 1,189 ratings.