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The Event Horizon | Olde Hickory Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Olde Hickory Brewery
North Carolina, United States
oldehickorybrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Habmike on 12-08-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#338
Reviews:
308
Ratings:
1,785
pDev:
8.49%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
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Bottle courtesy of the brewery consumed at Duckworth's in Charlotte. 1000 bottle production with 24 bottles held back at the brewery. Total of 976 bottles out there and very few kegs. Thanks Johnathan for dropping this beauty off.

Black as night to the very edge, no hues to speak of. Brown to dark brown head that dissipates rather quickly and replenishes quickly with a swirl. Scary looking stuff!

Smells of black strap molasses with a beautiful roast character and notes of chocolate.

Tastes quite delicious! Roasty molasses and dark chocolate with a touch of honey. There is a quick and slightly dry finish that is also very pleasant. Finishes quickly and while being aggressive the flavor is not offensive.

Moderately heavy mouthfeel. I wouldn't say the heaviest beer out there but quite viscous none the less. Absolutely spot on carbonation level. On the low side with a nice light sizzle. With the wax dipped bottles and this carbonation level I can tell this beer will be drinking very nicely in the future.

Speaking of which...Dangerously drinkable. The flavor does not wear on you quickly at all.

Overall this is an amazingly solid brew. Hopefully this will become an annual release!

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The Event Horizon from Olde Hickory Brewery
Beer rating: 4.36 out of 5 with 1,785 ratings
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