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The Event Horizon - Olde Hickory Brewery

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

1,113 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,113
Reviews: 221
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 776
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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3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

nesarebad, Jul 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

asams10, Jul 04, 2014
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3.81/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz (2013) bottle from Peabody's. Poured into a Left Hand stout glass...

A: pours black with a three finger, mocha head of milkshake-like foam; no lace.

S: bourbon; vanilla; sweet malt and honey; a touch hot as it warms.

T: chocolate; sweet roasted malt; bourbon; honey; it's not that rosary or bitter... Perhaps a bit too sweet.

M: medium-full body; high carbonation; sticky.

O: a nice barrel aged stout, but too sweet for me.

jpro, Jul 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

Ant4711, Jul 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

Walkerjgt, Jul 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

MWolverines66, Jun 30, 2014
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4.33/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2012

Pours completely black, covered with densely creamy caramel colored foam. Rich bourbon-fueled aroma... fudgy chocolate, blackstrap molasses, maple syrup, nuts, cherries, creamy vanilla, and wood. Flavor is big and powerful, avoiding the sometimes overly boozy punch of stronger BA beers. Oaky vanilla Bourbon richness, honey, tobacco, and graham crackers all rolled into a smooth malty package. Medium-full body and creamy. A very nice, malty, sticky stout.

wedge, Jun 30, 2014
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4.49/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2012 bottle.

Black beer, foamy dark brown head and nice patches of lace. Aroma is thick with leathery tobacco, dark chocolate fudge, blackstrap molasses, caramel liquor, cherries, and blueberries. Pretty fantastic. Flavor is loaded with massive amounts of chocolate, berries, bourbon, vanilla, and some orange sneaking in at the end. Sugary, sticky, alcoholic, but smooth and creamy. Very nice blankety thickness in texture. Smooth bitterness mixed with soft carbonation throughout. This is a pretty massive beer.

tastybeer, Jun 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -8%

LotsofLupulin, Jun 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

markgugs, Jun 27, 2014
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4.74/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

2013 bottle poured...

A - Pitch black in color as you'd suspect, light brown head with a decent lace though not as much as I'd hoped for

S - Bourbon upfront with some chocolate notes and then a honey smacks you at the end

T - Just like the nose but even better. The honey rounds the barrel out perfectly. This is an amazing, amazing BA taste

M - A tad on the thin side but perfect carbonation levels, ultra smooth, alcohol hides well

O - This is truly unique and amazing. The honey rounds out the barrel amazingly well. The ABV hides and the chocolate and vanilla rise to the forefront. This is excellent.

rjp217, Jun 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

Phillyz, Jun 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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4/5  rDev -8%

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2.5/5  rDev -42.5%

Roze, Jun 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

johntfox, Jun 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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5/5  rDev +14.9%

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The Event Horizon from Olde Hickory Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 1,113 ratings.