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Gingerbread Stout - Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

551 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 551
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 11.16%
Wants: 480
Gots: 134 | 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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oteixeira

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-29-2012 22:24:49 | More by oteixeira
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jonphilipp


5/5  rDev +16.3%

12-01-2012 03:28:59 | More by jonphilipp
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catboy

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-15-2012 20:39:09 | More by catboy
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

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.

12-20-2012 03:47:04 | More by stereosforgeeks
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Samichez

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

04-30-2012 13:38:05 | More by Samichez
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tclipse

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-29-2014 20:50:41 | More by tclipse
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dtx00

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.3%

12-21-2012 21:14:43 | More by dtx00
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Tsams87


5/5  rDev +16.3%

08-03-2014 19:17:54 | More by Tsams87
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mkirkland80

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-18-2013 02:20:55 | More by mkirkland80
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bcc004

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

08-05-2014 21:43:24 | More by bcc004
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Sanchezrox23

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

03-17-2014 07:35:43 | More by Sanchezrox23
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tjkramer95

Ohio

5/5  rDev +16.3%

12-27-2012 02:56:28 | More by tjkramer95
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rvakate


5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-11-2014 01:10:01 | More by rvakate
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dontbugmeSIW

Ireland

5/5  rDev +16.3%

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.

02-20-2014 23:42:28 | More by dontbugmeSIW
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YumYumGumGum

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-21-2012 12:38:53 | More by YumYumGumGum
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Stum-pub

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-25-2014 17:09:24 | More by Stum-pub
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Tuggy

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-09-2014 12:09:24 | More by Tuggy
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chase804

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-02-2014 05:42:36 | More by chase804
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VonDooom

British Columbia (Canada)

5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-26-2013 00:32:10 | More by VonDooom
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.3%

04-19-2014 21:08:09 | More by IPAchris
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Duke_of_Windsor


5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-20-2014 13:09:59 | More by Duke_of_Windsor
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timc13

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-16-2013 21:50:48 | More by timc13
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mpitts

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-01-2013 22:47:49 | More by mpitts
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marshallVa

Virginia

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.

08-22-2014 12:10:48 | More by marshallVa
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flipdog0

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +16.3%

01-28-2013 04:11:14 | More by flipdog0
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Gingerbread Stout from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 551 ratings.