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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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lakersfan16

Alaska

5/5  rDev +14.9%

11-21-2011 02:23:01 | More by lakersfan16
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mecherd

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +14.9%

11-20-2011 15:26:12 | More by mecherd
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derandscott

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

11-18-2011 21:18:57 | More by derandscott
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

11-18-2011 17:45:18 | More by nmann08
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JebediahScooter

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

11-18-2011 00:44:11 | More by JebediahScooter
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smittybrew83

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +14.9%

11-17-2011 22:47:44 | More by smittybrew83
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jwelsh

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +14.9%

11-17-2011 12:42:14 | More by jwelsh
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pittsburghkid66

Indiana

5/5  rDev +14.9%

11-17-2011 05:08:27 | More by pittsburghkid66
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pest

Ohio

4/5  rDev -8%

11-17-2011 05:00:06 | More by pest
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EasyReader

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +14.9%

11-17-2011 00:58:23 | More by EasyReader
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Levitation

California

3.5/5  rDev -19.5%

11-16-2011 18:49:35 | More by Levitation
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richbrew

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -8%

11-15-2011 17:45:36 | More by richbrew
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eerbayman

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +14.9%

11-15-2011 10:44:54 | More by eerbayman
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bombadil

California

5/5  rDev +14.9%

11-15-2011 05:07:52 | More by bombadil
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Gtreid

Florida

4.43/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22 oz. bomber poured into my cigar city tulip.

A: Pretty much opaque. A two finger, dark brown, head appeard and left some nice rings of lace.

A: Smells of rich chocolate, toffee, vanilla, roasted coffee, and caramel. The bourbon notes are not as in your face as other BA brews of the same caliber. But IMO are right on the mark.

T: Just an outstanding fusion of the barrel and the beer. Bourbon, as in the nose, is not overpowering, but accentuating. The notes of vanilla and caramel from the barrel balance perfectly with the roasty coffee and chocolate flavors in the brew.

M: Mouthfeel is a touch thin, but carbonation is just about right.

O: A really outstanding beer. I am very impressed by the balance between the barrel and the beer. I would absolutely have this one again. Skal.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2011 01:03:46 | More by Gtreid
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jh1982

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -19.5%

11-15-2011 00:46:07 | More by jh1982
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Adamostella

Washington

4/5  rDev -8%

11-14-2011 22:23:36 | More by Adamostella
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Photekut

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +14.9%

11-14-2011 21:51:28 | More by Photekut
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leschkie

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

11-14-2011 18:06:01 | More by leschkie
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Kaydogg

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

11-14-2011 15:28:18 | More by Kaydogg
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whartontallboy

New York

5/5  rDev +14.9%

11-14-2011 15:05:00 | More by whartontallboy
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TurdFurgison

Ohio

5/5  rDev +14.9%

11-14-2011 11:40:48 | More by TurdFurgison
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kbutler1

Minnesota

4.28/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle. Pours a dark brown/balck color with a dark tan head. Head collars around the glass. Very, very rich smell with notes of chocolate, vanilla, bourbon, brown sugar, and slight roast. Velvety medium mouthfeel, could be a little heavier for me. Starts sweet with molasses, brown sugar, that then goes to a rich chocolaty roasted flavor. The bourbon is well incorporated. Overall, I am really impressed with this one. Given all the hype and noise around this one, I was skeptical on if it woudl be good or not but it certainly lives up to the hype.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2011 00:59:14 | More by kbutler1
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jale

Michigan

4.33/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Huge thanks to my great friend Eric(turdfurgison) for the chance to try this.

A: Pours black with little head.

S: Roasted malt, cocoa, bourbon and dark fruits.

T: Roasted malt and slight bitter cocoa followed by caramel and nice mild bourbon oakiness. The bourbon is mild and well done. The honey adds some complexity to the beer. I get somme dark fruits and just a hint of hop bitterness in the finish.

M: Creamy thick body with average carbontion.

O: Wish I had more. Thanks again Eric.

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2011 13:55:25 | More by jale
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goveia75

California

4.93/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Bottle shared by Matt. Thanks so much!!!

Pours a deep space black with an incredibly frothy tan head that laced onto the glass beautifully. Smells of chocolatey goodness, vanilla, maple, honey, and bourbon. Taste brought out those same flavors, but the bourbon was a little more muted than in the nose. Reminded me much of a Founders Black Biscuit. Mouthfeel was very nice, though maybe just a tad less creamy than I'd have hoped for. But this is easily one of the best beers I've had this year. Holy smokes this was a frickin treat.

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2011 21:54:18 | More by goveia75
The Event Horizon from Olde Hickory Brewery
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