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The Event Horizon - Olde Hickory Brewery

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,051 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,051
Reviews: 220
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 9.4%
Wants: 765
Gots: 374 | 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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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%

06-05-2014 17:08:05 | More by Lfty357
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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%

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.

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%

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.

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

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

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Jshari223

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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Symz

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

05-29-2014 04:00:12 | More by Symz
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jono0101

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

05-28-2014 20:38:22 | More by jono0101
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New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

05-28-2014 20:14:43 | More by earljones199
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Heretic42

Texas

4/5  rDev -8.3%

05-27-2014 05:18:59 | More by Heretic42
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Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

05-19-2014 17:42:54 | More by PappyVans
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Texas

4/5  rDev -8.3%

05-19-2014 09:57:34 | More by mgr78704
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rickcrip76

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

05-19-2014 00:22:32 | More by rickcrip76
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Kramerbarthomer

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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ianroodt

California

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

05-14-2014 22:25:48 | More by ianroodt
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jfstilling

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

05-12-2014 23:41:53 | More by jfstilling
The Event Horizon from Olde Hickory Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 1,051 ratings.