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RATINGS: 278   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Event Horizon Imperial Stout is an incredibly rich and luxurious beer brewed with ten malts, local honey, and four American hop varietals before and extended aging in oak bourbon barrels. The result is a beer with many layers of complexity. As the name implies, with one sip you will be unable to turn back. This 2010 special release will age well for years to come, or enjoy now in good company. Cheers!


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
LadyIpa (13) - East Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2013
the taste of smoked malts, dry bitter chocolate, some coffee and wood. Great combination

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (12687) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2013
Bottle shared at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig ’13, 10/08/13. Mid black with a good sized tan head. Nose is rich double chocolate cookies, toffee fudge, sugars, rather decadent. Taste comprises roasted malts, treacle toffee, chocolate, oaky notes, light booze, mineral tones, tar. Full bodied, fine carbonation, alchocl is well integrated and the bourbon is but a subtle hint. A solid impy affair!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2369) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2013
Bottle at Chris O’s pre-GBBF shindig, 2013. Black pour with a tan head. Licorice, chocolate and toffee aroma. Flavours of chocolate, honey, coconut ice and chocolate. Sweet, boozy finish. Quite tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (5333) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2013
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2013. Thanks to Bruce. Black opaque caramel with a relucant tan head. Nose is huge bold smooth roast. Flavour is roasty coffee, smooth boozy, wood. Very good. Some berry notes in there as well.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (8999) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2013. It pours opaque black with a medium dark tan head. The nose is wood, roasty, fudge, toffee, toast coconut, sweet vanilla and bourbon. The taste is thick, oily, roasted malt, coffee, earth, toast, decent bitterness, mild acidity, vanilla, dark fruit and tar. Medium+ body, fine carbonation and oily mouth-feel. Nice nose, but unfortunately didn’t find it that drinkable. A touch cloying. Decent nonetheless.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EdKing (2133) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle at ChrisO’s pre-GBBF Shindig 2013. Colour is very dark brown, opaque, thin tan head. Nose is black treacle, very sweet, oaky bourbon whiskey, Madeira barrels. Taste is very sweet black treacle, chocolatey, with strong bourbon whiskey notes, but the sweetness softens the hardness of the wood and whiskey.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (15041) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2013
At Chriso pre GBBF Shindig 2013. Black beer lasting tan head. Chocolate sponge aroma. It’s actually pretty nice some balance. Not terrible.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
reggiedunlop (3448) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Pours black with a medium mocha head. Aroma has lots of dark bakers chocolate. Flavor follows suit and adds layers of oak, burnt roastiness, and carmelized sugar. Mouthfeel is light/medium with a honey/roasty dry oaky finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
demmbonz (662) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Shared bomber to snifters. Pours thick but not as thick as the regular impy. Taste is more along the lines of regular oak aged. Not much bourbon. Very good though.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jesperhammer (3488) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2013
29-JUN-2013, bottle @Yespr tasting. Dense black with no head. Chocolate aroma. Roast, bourbon. Taste is roast, chocolate, bourbon. Sweet malts. Full sweet body, medium carbonation. This is a lovely beer.


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