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RATINGS: 333   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   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!


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mathieuc (3335) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 9, 2016
Pours a good black with a beige rim that leaves spotty lacing. Nose is of chocolate, booze and bourbon. Taste is moderately sweet and bitter, flavors mostly of chocolate. Full body, medium carbonation. Light hot alcohol but it is never disturbing. A nice dessert again!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minderbinder (3279) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 9, 2016
Bottle 22oz. Pours black with low beige head. Good lacing. Aroma is of caramel, roasted malt, chocolate, coffee. Taste is of caramel, roasted malt, coffee, alcohol, some bitterness, sugar, bourbon. Palate: Full bodied. Soft carbonation. Overall: Nice stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Art (3121) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2016
one of the newer label bombers shared at a tasting. pours a deep brown black with a slight brown head. aromas of fudge and sweet vanilla. taste is sweet but not overly so. very well balanced. booze does not overpower this one. everything is well incorporated.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tom10101 (5291) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 7, 2016
Bottle (22 oz) at tasting. Thanks to Matthew for this bottle! Black with a small brown head leaving little lacing. Aroma is of bourbon, vanilla, roasted malts, toffee, honeyed sweetness and fruity raisins-like notes. Taste is sweet but not overly so with roasted malts, bourbon, vanilla, oak, honeyed sweetness and mild fruitiness. Full body. Medium carbonation. Oily mouthfeel. Honeyed finish with a light alcohol warmth. Very good Imperial Stout. Feels heavier - not in a bad way - than the abv suggest. Tasty stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Whatup14 (1616) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 6, 2016
Bouteille 650ml, bottle share. Couleur noire opaque, absence de mousse. Arôme de Bourbon, malt torréfié, miel. Goût de Bourbon, chocolat noir, malt torréfié, épicé, un peu sucré. Carbonatation faible, corps dense, huileuse.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlovakSniper (5091) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 5, 2016
Le nez me fait penser à un hydromel noir. Pas vilain mais différent et singulier. Au goût, les tentacules du bourbon se lovent autour d’une mélasse riche. En bouche, le corps est huileux et collant. En finale, c’est doux et sans réelle amertume, pleine de bourbon caramélisé avec un souffle fin de malts rôtis. Très bon.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JulienHuxley (5590) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 5, 2016
Bottle shared. Black pour with tan-brown foam. Aroma is coffee, rich toffee, honey, caramel. Taste is coffee, roasty, chocolaty, very sweet bourbon. Palate is full bodied, slick. Good stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
czar (7723) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 5, 2016
pours unclear very dark brown with a small beige cap, dark crema, reviving, some lacing. sweetened hazelnuts, smoked chocolate maltiness, some sweetness - molasses and raisins; tasty brown and purple matter; dates and figs. moderate carbonation, medium to full body - oily; gently smoked, sweet, warming and woodsy-smoky finish. very solid lightly smoked bourbon stout.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
radagast83 (7325) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - FEB 24, 2016
Draft at Churchkey. Poured a near pitch black color with a small tan head. Aroma was a bourbon blast. Very smooth. Roast. Chocolate. Lots of vanilla.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jnkor (363) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - FEB 20, 2016
Aroma is dark and toasty with a small bit of booze and malt. Looks deep black in the glass with a caramel colored ring head. Taste is initially sweet, then the carbonation carries the sweetness fully and malty. Finish isn’t syrupy, but rather dry, leaving a nice feeling that the beer isn’t too thick.


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