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Pipeworks Raspberry Truffle Abduction Imperial Stout

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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5363) - Ohio, USA - APR 6, 2014
Bottle sampled in November 2013 from notes. Pours a dark cola brown color with a thin tan head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malts, chocolate truffle mixed with raspberry, some sweetness, mild tart character, tobacco, carries the abv pretty well, caramel, and a moderate bitterness to the finish. Perhaps a bit thin for the style. Very solid and I would love another shot at this.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Damico (2562) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Pours thick dark unclear brownish with a caramel head. Aroma is light sweet malts and a vague hint of berries. Flavor is similar, not big sweet berries bit just enough to satisfy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Homer321 (1871) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle. Batch 120. Very berry nose almost artificial. Taste is the same. Pretty good but after 3 of these I’m kinda over it. Need a secretary.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrewFace (776) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle share thanks to Homer321. batch 120. Deep dark blackish pour. Aroma is huge raspberry, chocolate, tobacco character. Lots of raspberry flavoring, sweet, light roasty, more raspberry. Best if the abduction beers I had so far.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beechner224 (663) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle share thanks to DrewFace. Batch 120. Pours black with tan head. Aroma of raspberry, fruitiness, some mild chocolate. Taste is fruity, raspberry pretty strong, more so than orange. Harshness isn’t as bad in this one either, best so far.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cpetrone84 (1372) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 28, 2014
Pour is dark brown, almost black with a bubbly light brown head. Nose is heavy raspberry purée. A hint of roasted malt and chocolate but not much else and dominated by raspberries. Taste has a bit more malt, still loads of raspberry. Hint of chocolate, and roasted ashy malt. Body is creamy, light carbonation and medium body. Sweet towards the back and lingers through the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5814) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Sample from Baltimore, uhh bottle .. . Pours a mild brown space .. . Mild raspberry, chocolate, shirts, and a bit of jam. .. The mouth feel is a bit dim and the finish is light .. . Decent but Was hoping for more .. . . A teddy bear is just a regular bear that wears lingerie in private.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (7973) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Sample from batch #117 at Kurtkeller 004: Pipeworks-tastic 01 on 01/18/2014. Pours a dark cola color with a medium foamy tan head that dissipates gradually. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of raspberries, chocolate and malt. Full-bodied with flavors of tart raspberry, chocolate malt and slight coffee. The finish is malty and fruity with a slightly sour raspberry aftertaste. Pretty good overall.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Experiment_Ale (1003) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 19, 2014
At c&g tasting. Aroma is cherry raspberry, stout. Taste is oil, water, roasted malt. Oily like mercury.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
KingCecil (2043) - DENMARK - JAN 6, 2014
Bottle @ home … It pours pitch black with a medium tan head…lots of raspberry, roasted malt, fruity, bit sour, sweet, bitter, tart…..


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