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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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wedge

North Carolina

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2014 00:18:26 | More by wedge
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tastybeer

North Carolina

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2014 00:11:06 | More by tastybeer
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Colorado

4/5  rDev -8%

06-27-2014 03:44:04 | More by LotsofLupulin
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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

06-27-2014 02:13:48 | More by markgugs
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rjp217

Massachusetts

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2014 00:16:11 | More by rjp217
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New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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Kansas

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-23-2014 02:06:35 | More by CosmoHopHead
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Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

06-22-2014 02:59:15 | More by Hallertau
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Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-21-2014 20:12:25 | More by MarkyMOD
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-21-2014 18:48:40 | More by Phillyz
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carmike813

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-21-2014 04:11:11 | More by carmike813
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HookemHoos

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-19-2014 17:00:03 | More by HookemHoos
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California

4/5  rDev -8%

06-19-2014 02:14:54 | More by littlebeer
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Roze

New York

2.5/5  rDev -42.5%

06-18-2014 01:14:47 | More by Roze
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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

06-17-2014 15:51:14 | More by johntfox
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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-16-2014 01:32:00 | More by SadMachine
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Louisiana

5/5  rDev +14.9%

06-14-2014 06:07:52 | More by Spaten454
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Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-14-2014 03:04:59 | More by BFF21231
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Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

06-14-2014 02:29:34 | More by TKEbeerman
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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-13-2014 00:59:58 | More by bonkers
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Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

06-12-2014 19:58:08 | More by Gus_13
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North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

06-11-2014 23:50:00 | More by tiamat8086
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California

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

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Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-11-2014 03:20:32 | More by auroracrisis
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-10-2014 19:22:55 | More by DrunkAl
The Event Horizon from Olde Hickory Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 1,006 ratings.