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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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A bourbon-barrel aged version of our Imperial Stout, with a dose of real raspberries added.


wnewberr's rating

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
wnewberr (100) - Huntersville, North Carolina, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Strong cherry aroma and flavor. Just a little hint of honey and chocolate. Head does not last long but is beautiful. Full palate that leaves you craving chocolate.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
linusb (718) - SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2016
A: Black colour with a nice "espresso brown" head. N: Coffee, raspberry, chocolate, hint of liqourice T: Loads of raspberry! Coffee, berries, chocolate, soy O: Usually not very fond of raspberry stouts, but this is actually pretty good!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Boutip (5795) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 15, 2016
Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a nice large dark brown foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of fresh raspberry with black chocolate notes and some nice bourbon notes. Taste is a nice mix of fresh raspberry notes with some black chocolate notes and some bourbon and vanilla notes with light woody notes. Body is full with nice creamy texture. Greta beer with nice balance of flavours which raspberry providing an extra level of complexity to this beer. Wish this was available to me on a regular basis.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
drfabulous (6323) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUL 8, 2016
22 ounce bottle from Appalachian. Finally got around to opening. Pure black pour. Oil. Slick. Big bourbon notes. Maybe slight fruit from raspberries but I get that licorice stout taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wchesser (1867) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 8, 2016
Dark pour with lightly translucent rim. Nose is fresh raspberry and oak, smokey malts. Taste is dry with great fresh raspberry flavor, dark and ashy malts, dark bitter chocolate. Definitely drier and more bitter than I expected.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mstrcrwly (942) - New York, USA - JUN 4, 2016
bottle dated 10/14/15 poured into a snifter..jet black with almost zero head & minimal lacing..aroma of bourbon,smoke,chocolate..tastes of chocolate,oak, raspberry,smoke,bourbon..well done.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Savage_Night (414) - California, USA - JUN 3, 2016
Pours black with a medium brown head that fades at a modest speed and leaves behind a small ring and thin oily cap. AROMA: rich malt, sweet, lightly roasted coffee, tart raspberry, vanilla, woody, toffee, light spices, rich mellow bourbon notes, phenols, caramel, milk chocolate, faint dry tobacco, char, smoky, lightly hopped, dark dried stone fruit, molasses, earthy, maple syrup and roasty. TASTE: rich malt, sweet, lightly roasted coffee, tart raspberry, vanilla, woody, toffee, light spices, rich mellow bourbon notes, resin, caramel, milk chocolate, char, smoky, lightly hopped, licorice, dark dried stone fruit, molasses, earthy, and roasty. AFTER TASTE: dark rich malt, tart raspberry, roasted coffee, mellow bourbon notes and smoky with a medium thick sweet tart lightly spiced finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (6181) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 14, 2016
Poured a dark brown with a beige head. Aroma was big artificial raspberey, roast and light bourbon Flavor was swet, some chocolate. A bit watery and astringent. A shame because event horizon is a great beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pineypower (3034) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - APR 3, 2016
Bottle. Pours out pretty much black with a moderate tan head. Aroma is of some tobacco, soy sauce, Raspberry, chocolate, oak, brownie mix, light alcohol. Taste is solid, sweet/tart Raspberry, chocolate, tobacco, soy sauce, some oak, brownie mix, light alcohol, little notes of Bourbon, but the raspberries take over a bit. Solid beer, but almost a little too many things going on.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Art (3037) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 2, 2016
Bottle shared at kickback. Pours a medium dark brown. Aromas of roast and raspberry. Taste is fairly dry but the beer delivers. It’s maybe slightly over carbed.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jeffreylee (17) - HHI, South Carolina, USA - MAR 27, 2016
Fine beer meets fine bourbon barrels. Wonderfully rich and complex with delicious notes of bourbon and honey bunches of oats.


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