Abduction | Pipeworks Brewing Company

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388 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
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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:
11
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%
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4.31/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.13/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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3.88/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.02/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.11/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.03/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Thedrizzle
4.13/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.14/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.69/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.71/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.17/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.82/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown and sits black as night in the glass. Has a very thick two finger head of light khaki foam that leave sticky and thick lacking.

Chocolate, nuts, roast, and some piney/earthy hops.

Tons of chocolate malt and roast flavor, subtle citrus note, some vanilla, and some light coffee flavor as well.

Heavy-bodied, medium carbonation, sweet, roasty, chewy.

Overall, this pours beautifully and includes a smooth and semi-chewy body, but aroma and flavor were lacking something.

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3.95/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.29/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.19/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.97/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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3.99/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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