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The Event Horizon - Olde Hickory Brewery

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,073 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,073
Reviews: 221
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 770
Gots: 375 | 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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look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Reviewed from notes.

Appearance - Black with no head. A few discrete bubbles on the surface and a stray wisp.

Smell - Oaky with some bourbon. Not too intense. Deep chocolate.

Taste - Fudgy. Lots of dark chocolate to this stout. Fresh bourbon flavor. Two distinct flavors that I like. Could be a bit better integrated, though. Lends an unrefined alcohol flavor and a hot finish.

Mouthfeel - The barrel heat lasts long after the stout. Boozy for its size with medium carbonation.

Overall - Hot barrel, but the stout stands up pretty well.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a bottle into a bruery snifter
pour is dark with little to no head
smell is heavy chocolate you can smell from a distance
followed by toffee and sweetness of the honey
taste is overpower chocolate with a slight bourbon and sweetness of honey on the back end
if you swirl the glass it will coat the glass nicely it is thick but not overly thick
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this is a great and enjoyable brew which I would definitely drink again

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The Event Horizon from Olde Hickory Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 1,073 ratings.