Pipeworks – Smoke Break Abduction – 5.5 smokestacks


Pipeworks Brewing Company whipped up a smoked imperial stout brewed with cherrywood, beechwood, and oak smoked malts and named it Smoke Break Abduction. This beer pours like Hershey’s syrup releasing few notes of smoke. So few that the smoke may be missed entirely by some. The taste is sweet, rich, boozy (10.5%), and a tiny bit dry and musty. It’s a very imperial beer with touch of luxury and a chest warming finish. I like this beer, but I must admit that the bar is fairly low for Pipeworks… Let me acknowledge that they have exceeded my expectations. And for a beer where the booziness really takes the flavor reins, this beer delivers a pretty good time. Feel free to pour this into a big ole cup and take a few giganto swallers to start it off right, then try to savor whats left in your glass… don’t worry about what’s on TV. Overall smokestack metric = 5.5 smokestacks (out of 7).

Brewer Pipeworks
Beer Name Smoke Break Abduction
Lame Brewer’s Description Begin Alien Transmission from mothership: Muahaha! You short sighted humans! Standing outside a bar huffing and puffing away… making you perfectly vulnerable to our tractor beam! You, your crew, and your rich smoky treat are ours! Did you really think you could brew an imperial stout with cherrywood, beechwood, and oak smoked malts and not deal with the consequences?! Of course we’d invade your planet for that! Muahaha *cough *haha* cough *ha! Terminate Alien Transmission from mothership.
Food Pairings Chicago style pizza
Brewery Location Chicago, IL
Alcohol content by volume 10.5%
IBU (International Bitterness Units) still doing the math
Beer opacity rate 1 – 7 (light – dark) 6
Smell smoke? 1 – 7 (No – George Burns) 2
Smokepower taste: 1 – 7 Smokestacks 3
Sausage detection? Y or N N
Beer thickness 1-7 (water – used motor oil) 5.9
Overall Happiness: 1 – 7 (sad – happy) 5.5

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About SmokeBeerMinistry

I like beers that taste like smoke.
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