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Gingerbread Stout - Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

567 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 567
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 11.16%
Wants: 490
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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3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

alex_hart, Jun 17, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Reviewed from notes.

Appearance - Almost black. Minuscule khaki head that settles to swirls on the surface.

Smell - Tons of gingerbread. Cinnamon and other Christmas spices. Some chocolate.

Taste - Wow. Lots of ginger. Closer to gingersnaps than gingerbread. Strong cinnamon again. Some chocolate in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium body, maybe too thin for such a big stout with big flavors. Well carbonated.

Overall - The spices elevate this beyond the what the base stout seems to deliver.

Alieniloquium, Jun 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

kingjohnh, Jun 12, 2014
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xJMFCx, Jun 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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3/5  rDev -30.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

WeisGuy, May 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

jkball01, Apr 29, 2014
Gingerbread Stout from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 567 ratings.