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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

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Added by Habmike on 12-08-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#338
Reviews:
308
Ratings:
1,783
pDev:
8.49%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured a black body with minimal head and tan lace ring down glass. Aroma is boozy like bourbon, woody, chocolate and coffee as well and even hints of dark fruits like toffee and prune. Smooth, medium-bodied beer with great balance along with bits of stickiness and there are hints of everything including mild coffee, vanilla, wood, chocolate and booze. The minor boozy aspect of this beer is evident in the heated finish but even this is tempered from notes of honey, toffee and dark fruits like prunes/raisins. Dangerous sipper as there are lots of flavors to taste while the booze doesn't hit you.

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The Event Horizon from Olde Hickory Brewery
Beer rating: 4.36 out of 5 with 1,783 ratings
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