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The Event Horizon - Olde Hickory Brewery

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

1,006 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,006
Reviews: 219
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 759
Gots: 373 | FT: 49
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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New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

04-13-2014 01:31:14 | More by SkiBum22
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California

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

04-11-2014 15:16:37 | More by fthegiants
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Claytonbrewsby

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

04-10-2014 22:20:55 | More by Claytonbrewsby
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Holmes698

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

04-10-2014 12:17:36 | More by Holmes698
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KVNBGRY

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

04-08-2014 01:18:28 | More by KVNBGRY
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Saudereth

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

04-07-2014 21:13:44 | More by Saudereth
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BobZ

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

04-06-2014 14:24:29 | More by BobZ
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RayUF07

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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SStein

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adam42381

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tectactoe

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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Curt1

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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JohnParadee

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

03-31-2014 21:52:54 | More by iL0VEbeer
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South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -25.3%

03-31-2014 12:49:48 | More by jaswilson2
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GatorLCA

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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Jlu73183

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

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Theortiz01

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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ChrisMQ

New York

4/5  rDev -8%

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jschott75

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

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Wolberjs

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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scottgoblue314

California

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

03-23-2014 01:10:27 | More by scottgoblue314
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SLeffler27

New York

4.23/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

“Black” is a poor descriptive of this beer that annihilates all light, seemingly dimming the room around it. A thick, dark walnut creamy head reaches half an inch before leaving patches of lace above a syrupy film.

A Dogfish Head snifter gives up bourbon-soaked figs with vanilla and bitter chocolate. Fermented cherries and sweetened espresso give way to a light aroma of licorice.

This Imperial Stout is quite sweet, similar to rich fudge brownies. The flavor profile is rounded out with plums, espresso and licorice, simultaneously sour and bitter. Warmth evokes clear memories of bourbon plum pudding on cold Christmas nights. The finish is long, subtle and sweet.

The dense body is syrupy smooth with light carbonation and alcohol as expected.

This is a fantastic beer to be sipped during contemplation or while reading. It could pair well with a cigar or ice cream. This beer elicits comforting memories of time with my Grandfather, sitting in leather chairs with book-clad walls, thick cigar smoke, a humidor, and his sculpted trout ashtray. I can only imagine the conversations we would have today, he with his bourbon and me with this thought-provoking beer. Thank you Rodney and Louise.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2014 20:07:47 | More by SLeffler27
The Event Horizon from Olde Hickory Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 1,006 ratings.