Gingerbread Stout - Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
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Reviews by rudolphjacksonm:
4.7/5 rDev +9.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Served in an imperial pint glass on 12/18/11. Made with Bearer Farms Honey (local!).
A - Completely opaque black with a dark tan head. Amazing head retention and lacing clinging the whole way down the glass. Beautiful looking stout! 5.0
S - Malt, molasses, allspice and, of course, gingerbread. Possibly a hint of bread or fig. 4.5
T - Wow. Very sweet and instantly tastes of a fresh-baked gingerbread man. Polishes off with honey, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice. Hint of coffee as well midway through. Finish is very subtle and not too bitter, but with enough hoppy flavor to balance the initial sweetness. Man, this is exceptional! 5.0
M - Somewhat heavy-bodied but very little carbonation to speak of. Incredibly easy to drink. I do wish it was a bit thicker. 4.0
O - Oh Hardywood, how I love you. This new Hardywood Reserve Series is absolutely amazing. I'm just sad it'll only be around for the holidays. The gingerbread and honey flavor is fantastic, and it's perfectly complimented by all of its other parts. This is an exceptional brew that everyone should try. 4.5
Serving type: bottle
12-18-2011 21:15:43 | More by rudolphjacksonm
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Gingerbread Stout from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
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