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The Event Horizon - Olde Hickory Brewery

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

992 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 992
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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zachattack555

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

04-28-2013 20:47:44 | More by zachattack555
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wyatt13

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-28-2013 13:55:11 | More by wyatt13
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homebrew311

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance is pitch black with minimal head. Nose features heavy dark chocolate with cacao, molasses, vanilla and a touch of honey. Taste is rich and full of deep chocolate with minimal bourbon character. Mf is thick and lightly carbonated. Overall

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2013 21:55:20 | More by homebrew311
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tsauce2

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-26-2013 21:40:58 | More by tsauce2
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HopsMatt

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -14%

04-26-2013 02:10:04 | More by HopsMatt
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ADTaber

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

04-26-2013 01:02:35 | More by ADTaber
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zrab11

Indiana

4/5  rDev -8.3%

04-25-2013 12:43:14 | More by zrab11
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Squidly

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

04-24-2013 18:22:14 | More by Squidly
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.08/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to Wowcoolman for sharing this one at his tasting.

2011 vintage.

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, char, and wood aromas. Taste is much the same with cocoa and bourbon flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roasty bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer that tastes much better than it smells in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2013 01:19:30 | More by UCLABrewN84
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YaKnowBrady

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

04-22-2013 14:45:41 | More by YaKnowBrady
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kscaldef

Oregon

4/5  rDev -8.3%

04-22-2013 05:45:55 | More by kscaldef
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drewone

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

04-22-2013 00:50:15 | More by drewone
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Buff0910

Alabama

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

04-21-2013 20:23:39 | More by Buff0910
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Bluecane

New York

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

04-21-2013 06:05:59 | More by Bluecane
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Hugonaut13

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -14%

04-19-2013 02:00:40 | More by Hugonaut13
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Callmecoon

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-18-2013 05:00:50 | More by Callmecoon
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Doodler

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

04-17-2013 23:22:29 | More by Doodler
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Prospero

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

04-12-2013 17:10:53 | More by Prospero
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

5/5  rDev +14.7%

04-11-2013 17:31:51 | More by DaPan
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -8.3%

04-08-2013 20:19:46 | More by thebigredone
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jjheinrichs

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -8.3%

04-08-2013 02:57:36 | More by jjheinrichs
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-08-2013 02:41:06 | More by mendvicdog
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-07-2013 17:38:37 | More by oriolesfan4
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kawilliams81

Illinois

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

2012 vintage. Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a Pipeworks snifter.

A- pours pitch black with a 1 finger cola head. Sporadic bubbles and blotches of lacing remain on the glass.

S- very nice blend of chocolate, bourbon and vanilla.

T- chocolate, caramel, honey, vanilla, and bourbon.

M- medium body and carbonation. Actually drinks bigger than a 8.5% beer, in a good way.

O- very nice BA RIS! Surprised that it was only a 8.5% beer. Nice meld of chocolate, bourbon and vanilla.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 03:16:12 | More by kawilliams81
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duceswild

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-06-2013 17:46:59 | More by duceswild
The Event Horizon from Olde Hickory Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 992 ratings.