Raspberry Truffle 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:
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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
632
Reviews:
53
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
9.35%
 
 
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160
Gots:
153
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Photo of amano_h
4.56/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A pungent bouquet of dried raspberries on the nose. Hints of chocolate and balance out some of the tart fruity raspberries undertones and reminds you that the raspberry infused drink you're about to enjoy is not a framboise.

Pipeworks delivers again; raspberries and rich truffle chocolate are the dominant sensations on the palate, with chocolate overpowering the raspberry as it would in real life. Roasty, slightly nutty, with a bit of tart tangy raspberry toward the end.

Medium-bodied, nice creamy mouthfeel as you would expect from any respectable brewing company, with gentle tongue-tickling carbonation; the bottle gushed slightly at first due to being close to room temp and being shook nine ways from Monday on the plane, and smelled a bit sour-ish coming out of the bottle which made me think "infection!" but turned out it was just the raspberries.

Absolutely loving the "what you see is what you get" concept as usual from Pipeworks; now I'm really curious about their other Abduction series offerings...

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Photo of stompilator
4.06/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JNForsyth
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mehinaman
4.6/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Loved this beer. So, so very delicious. Flavored beers can be hit or miss, but this one is perfect. The raspberry tastes like real raspberry and it does not over power the beer itself. Excellent overall

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Raspberry Truffle Abduction from Pipeworks Brewing Company
4.17 out of 5 based on 632 ratings.
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