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Gingerbread Stout - Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

563 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 563
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 485
Gots: 136 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Hardywood Park Craft Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with baby ginger from Casselmonte Farm and wildflower honey from Bearer Farms, Hardywood Gingerbread Stout captures the terroir of central Virginia in a rich, creamy libation with a velvety mouthfeel and an intriguing evolution of flavors from milk chocolate and vanilla to honeycomb and cinnamon to a snap of ginger in the finish.

Deep, dark chocolate in color with a mahogany tint and a frothy, caramel colored head, Hardywood Gingerbread Stout offers aromatics of holiday spice originating from the ginger, and balanced with a generous dose of whole Madagascar bourbon vanilla beans and Vietnamese cinnamon. Milk sugar (lactose) contributes to the full body of this stout and tames its roasty character, while oats lend a silky quality. Enjoy fresh, or cellar for a special occasion. We hope Hardywood Gingerbread Stout contributes to your merriment this season.

55 IBU

(Beer added by: TechTriumph on 12-08-2011)
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

oteixeira, Nov 29, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

jonphilipp, Dec 01, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

catboy, Jul 15, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance - Deep dark brown/black color with a very nice head. Moderate carbonation. Nice head with moderate lacing.

Smell - Roasty chocolate, cinnamon, vanilla, ginger, pumpkin.

Taste - Chocolate gingerbread cookies. Simple as that. There are some nice vanilla notes in there as well, but you definitely feel like you are drinking a cookie without the super sugary tastes.

Mouthfeel - Silky smooth mouth feel. Moderate carbonation. The flavors stick around but there is no stickiness in the mouth.

Overall - Absolutely delicious. Way too easy to drink. It goes down like a dessert.

stereosforgeeks, Dec 20, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

Samichez, Apr 30, 2012
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tclipse, May 29, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

dtx00, Dec 21, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

Tsams87, Aug 03, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

mkirkland80, May 18, 2013
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bcc004, Aug 05, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

Sanchezrox23, Mar 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

tjkramer95, Dec 27, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

rvakate, Jul 11, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer is amazing in every way. Every time it comes in season I immediately go to my local beer store and buy a few bottles. Every night that I crack one open it's like heaven in my mouth. I think it might be the fact that it is basically Christmas in a bottle that makes it taste so nice.

dontbugmeSIW, Feb 20, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

YumYumGumGum, Nov 21, 2012
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Stum-pub, May 25, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

Tuggy, Jul 09, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

chase804, Jun 02, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

VonDooom, Feb 26, 2013
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IPAchris, Apr 19, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

Duke_of_Windsor, Jul 20, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

timc13, Nov 16, 2013
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

mpitts, Feb 01, 2013
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

Their first year was the best. Second year it went down a little bit (probably due to increased brewing capacity). Third year it is back on top! Simply delicious, creamy, lots of ginger bread flavor.

marshallVa, Aug 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

flipdog0, Jan 28, 2013
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Gingerbread Stout from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 563 ratings.