Raspberry Truffle Abduction | Pipeworks Brewing Company

Raspberry Truffle AbductionRaspberry Truffle Abduction
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Raspberry Truffle AbductionRaspberry Truffle Abduction

Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Illinois, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Humans. Dear sweet, sweet, precious humans, with all of your hopes and dreams and fears, and blah blah blah. Enough of your earthly babble. We've come for your rich, velvety, Raspberry Truffle Abduction Imperial Stout. It's so luscious, and brewed with so many raspberries, and cacao, and vanilla...we have found nothing like it on any other planet...WHICH IS WHY WE MUST GET ALL OF YOURS. End alien transmission.

Added by MasterSki on 03-07-2013

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Ratings: 633 |  Reviews: 53
Photo of Crispy21
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Photo of DeanMoriarty
4.44/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Picked up a 22oz bomber in a trade with ksecler and poured into a stemmed tulip glass.

An amazingly smooth, tart, and fruity imperial stout. Pours midnight black with a fat fluffy tan head that lingers with decent lacing. Aroma is tart raspberry up front - you can tell they put a shit load in this beer - dark chocolate and just a hint of booze. Flavor is similar to the aroma - a lot of dark chocolate, nutty, toasted malt, with a big dose of tart raspberry that lingers on the palate. Hardly any trace of the high abv - as it warms you start to feel it though. Mouthfeel is soft and velvety, medium bodied, with a fairly dry finish. A great balance of flavors that layer one another perfectly. This would be so amazing barrel aged.......just sayin!

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.44/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.2/5  rDev +1%

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4.52/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

Photo of Greywulfken
4.35/5  rDev +4.6%

A: porter-black ale with a couple of fingers of tan foam

S: dark roasty malt chocolates sparkling with bright berry notes

T: dark juicy berries pop right through; as you drink, smoother chocolaty flavors settle in; left impressions of creamy cocoa with bright red berries on top

M: smooth, almost light and fluffy; sparkle of tart berry on the tongue; no cloying sweetness at all; bittersweet chocolate is subtle...

O: an excellent stout - impossible not to enjoy - makes me think of what Bourbon County Bramble and Backyard Rye ales might taste like without the rye or bourbon...

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2.28/5  rDev -45.2%

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4.24/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of tmryan21
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kplooki
4.1/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of gangstafaceclay
4.49/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance-Pours a very dark brown almost black with small tan head.

Smell- raspberry, chocolate, and roasted coffee.

Taste- tart chocolate covered raspberries, nice roasted coffee and some faint smokey and saltiness. I love the roastyness to this beer.

Mouthfeel-med-full bodied, silky and just enough carbonation.

Overall-another fantastic one by pipeworks. I really love this local brewery.

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Raspberry Truffle Abduction from Pipeworks Brewing Company
Beer rating: 92.9% out of 100 with 633 ratings
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