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The Event Horizon - Olde Hickory Brewery

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

993 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 993
Reviews: 218
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 9.63%
Wants: 753
Gots: 373 | 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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2.5/5  rDev -42.7%

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

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

06-16-2014 01:32:00 | More by SadMachine
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Spaten454

Louisiana

5/5  rDev +14.7%

06-14-2014 06:07:52 | More by Spaten454
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BFF21231

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

06-13-2014 00:59:58 | More by bonkers
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Gus_13

Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

06-12-2014 19:58:08 | More by Gus_13
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tiamat8086

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

06-11-2014 05:57:24 | More by Paccamacca
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auroracrisis

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

06-10-2014 19:22:55 | More by DrunkAl
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IAmHollywood13

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

06-09-2014 20:16:46 | More by IAmHollywood13
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StoutItOutLoud

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

06-09-2014 03:07:51 | More by StoutItOutLoud
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strangebrew321

Indiana

4/5  rDev -8.3%

06-07-2014 06:52:05 | More by strangebrew321
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jschonert

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

06-07-2014 01:02:45 | More by jschonert
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UcDru

Ohio

4/5  rDev -8.3%

06-06-2014 03:52:11 | More by UcDru
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Eighty

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

06-05-2014 20:28:40 | More by Eighty
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Lfty357

Florida

5/5  rDev +14.7%

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EigenBeer

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

06-03-2014 17:04:22 | More by EigenBeer
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Immortale25

North Carolina

4.46/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

2013 Vintage. Had on-tap at Appalachian Vintner. Served in a short Oskar Blues glass.

A- Pours a midnight black color with a 1/8 inch brown head that doesn't retain long before becoming a thin ring around the edge of the glass and a sparse amount of surface foam. Non-resilient lacing leaves a thin broken ring behind.

S- Immediate waft of medicinal oak combined with a maple/brown sugar/caramel sweetness.

T- Hits all the right notes with a pronounced sweetness that plays off the bourbon flavors damn near perfectly. Solid dark roast sets a nice framework for the other tastes to be seen in their full glory. Drinkability is high.

M- Semi-creamy with medium-low carbonation and the fullest of bodies.

O- A stellar BBA Stout where the moderate ABV allows the beer to sing in harmony from start to finish. So glad I got the chance to try this.

Serving type: on-tap

06-03-2014 16:12:09 | More by Immortale25
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BA_Berto

New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

06-03-2014 02:51:23 | More by BA_Berto
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4.4/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle I brought to share to Curran's tasting.

Pours a thick, dark black, with a one inch head, and a little bit of lacing, not much.

Smells like chocolate, bourbon, roasted malt, and booze. The aroma is fairly bourbon-forward.

The taste is similar, however, the bourbon is better integrated into the smell. There's some cookie dough, cocoa powder, Hershey's syrup, roasted malt, bourbon, and only the slightest booziness- the alcohol is hidden well here. Some slight caramel and vanilla as well.

Medium bodied, but like Lindley Park, could be a little thicker for the style. Still quite creamy and rich in the mouthfeel, with low carbonation. Very drinkable.

Another winner from Olde Hickory, they make some great BA stouts.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2014 14:02:06 | More by GreesyFizeek
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

06-02-2014 00:00:59 | More by Sludgeman
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Jshari223

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

06-01-2014 13:19:53 | More by Jshari223
The Event Horizon from Olde Hickory Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 993 ratings.