Abduction | Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
pdubs.net

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This was the very first Abduction - the first time the extraterrestrials got a taste of a rich, roasty, chocolatey Imperial Stout with subtle bittering hops. This specific batch is an overhaul of the original recipe. We've upped the roasty character, and brewed it bigger, and richer with a slight kiss of orange peel at the end of the boil. Be Warned: the little green men will be quick to beam this off of shelves to enjoy on their home planet.

Added by Treebs on 10-18-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
388
Reviews:
47
Avg:
4
pDev:
8.5%
 
 
Wants:
85
Gots:
105
For Trade:
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22 ounce bottle into a snifter. Batch #635/636.

Pours dark, opaque, a bit viscuous looking. One and a half finger head of dark tan foam, lots of foamy cling. Smell is of roasted malts, chocolate, some coffee, hint of vanilla. Taste follows the nose with the malts, chocolate and coffee, stronger vanilla presence in the taste. A little sweetness up front, good amount of bitterness on the back end. Smooth, creamy, solid body, good level of carbonation, taste stays on the tongue.

Really good, drinks like an RIS. Not complex, just flavorful, balanced and enjoyable. Better than many of the Abduction variants. Definitely recommend.

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Abduction from Pipeworks Brewing Company
4 out of 5 based on 388 ratings.
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