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The Event Horizon - Olde Hickory Brewery

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

1,003 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,003
Reviews: 219
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 757
Gots: 374 | FT: 48
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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PatB1987

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-04-2014 00:04:21 | More by PatB1987
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derftron

Oregon

4.51/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Friend brought back a bottle to Oregon from N. Carolina

bomber split between 4 of us

smell was of chocolate, oak, honey, sugar, bourbon

very little head and small amount of lacing left on gleass

this beer was a real treat. sooo smooth and tasty. never had anything from this brewery and we were all very impressed. just a solid imperial stout that drank bigger than 8.5% would lead you to believe. definite sweetness to the beer, but very well balanced and had a good bourboun.oak character that evened things out. loved it

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2014 19:28:37 | More by derftron
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seavercm

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-03-2014 15:09:42 | More by seavercm
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mychalg9

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-03-2014 02:36:13 | More by mychalg9
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kushlash23

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-02-2014 14:09:40 | More by kushlash23
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4.31/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a deep inky black with a medium chocolaty head that faded within 45 seconds into a medium collar and wisps at the surface. Aroma is dark chocolate, deeply roasted malt, some charred earth, some wine-like must. Taste is earthy and roasty at the front, some dark chocolate in the middle, and some wine must at the end. The honey really plays well in the aftertaste. Thick rich body and medium carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2014 11:33:16 | More by jbaker67
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striker2160

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-01-2014 16:08:25 | More by striker2160
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Bartos

Florida

4/5  rDev -8%

03-01-2014 03:40:25 | More by Bartos
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JammyV

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

03-01-2014 01:39:16 | More by JammyV
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lonewolfcry

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

02-28-2014 23:06:56 | More by lonewolfcry
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wiltznucs

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

02-28-2014 14:24:10 | More by wiltznucs
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SixPack6

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

02-28-2014 02:46:09 | More by SixPack6
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jimpdx

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

02-27-2014 15:01:39 | More by jimpdx
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mklisz

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

02-26-2014 20:47:31 | More by mklisz
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

02-26-2014 02:19:59 | More by PEIhop
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miggy96

California

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

02-25-2014 16:38:08 | More by miggy96
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cfrances33

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

02-24-2014 15:47:27 | More by cfrances33
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

02-23-2014 20:54:10 | More by Damian74Shensky
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WVUbrew

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

02-23-2014 18:53:38 | More by WVUbrew
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sleepyteacher

North Carolina

4.19/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This was my first cask and I was told that I couldn't have picked a better cask to start on. When some friends joined me and wanted to try it, I told them that it's a boozy dame and I was not joking. This beer packs a punch, but it is very tasty.

Lots of fruity notes, no coffee or chocolate flavors to stay trendy. This beer is a statement. Wish I could say more, but you've got to try it. Sorry to hear the 2013 bottles aren't as good as previous years.

Serving type: cask

02-22-2014 14:49:22 | More by sleepyteacher
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SlamLord

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

02-21-2014 15:47:01 | More by SlamLord
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BriMaster56

New York

3.5/5  rDev -19.5%

02-21-2014 01:17:28 | More by BriMaster56
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mccallisters_dali

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

02-20-2014 15:02:51 | More by mccallisters_dali
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904Will

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

02-18-2014 19:15:30 | More by 904Will
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Andreias21

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

02-17-2014 16:53:51 | More by Andreias21
The Event Horizon from Olde Hickory Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 1,003 ratings.