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Gingerbread Stout - Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

541 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 541
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 11.16%
Wants: 466
Gots: 130 | 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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earljones199

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-13-2013 20:18:49 | More by earljones199
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JandJMD

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-12-2013 21:41:50 | More by JandJMD
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ACB

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-12-2013 19:07:05 | More by ACB
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Mikeypnh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -7%

12-11-2013 05:03:21 | More by Mikeypnh
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gr8zehaman

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-09-2013 15:19:34 | More by gr8zehaman
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dmk91

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-09-2013 04:27:48 | More by dmk91
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ChefHopMeister

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-08-2013 21:56:46 | More by ChefHopMeister
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hilgart1

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7%

12-08-2013 20:20:03 | More by hilgart1
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s1ckboy

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -36%

12-08-2013 13:14:08 | More by s1ckboy
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7%

12-07-2013 12:16:34 | More by jbaker67
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Stout_Combo

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

12-07-2013 01:07:18 | More by Stout_Combo
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Beerandboards

New Mexico

4/5  rDev -7%

12-05-2013 23:54:13 | More by Beerandboards
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trxxpaxxs

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-05-2013 15:16:38 | More by trxxpaxxs
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -7%

12-05-2013 02:53:45 | More by XmnwildX12
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lameman15

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-05-2013 00:34:25 | More by lameman15
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OC_Beer_Fan

California

4/5  rDev -7%

12-04-2013 06:49:08 | More by OC_Beer_Fan
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stckhndlr

Virginia

4.68/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A- this is pitch black. Wet sand color head. Light carbonation bubbles rising up the side of the glass.

S- boom! Big nose. Fresh ginger is the front runner. Some candied sugar. As simple as it seems it is complex. It really bombards the senses.

T- sweet ginger taste mixed with a malty molasses flavor. Tastes like a spicy gingersnap cookie. The spice lingers on the finish. As this warms up it begins to transform into a perfect gingerbread flavor. Absolutely spot on.

M- great full body. Creamy. Just the right amount of carbonation and spice on the tongue. As it warms it gets even creamier.

O- I only recommend this one if you are truly in love with ginger. Luckily I am so this beer is amazing. This one is perfect.

Serving type: on-tap

12-02-2013 17:59:55 | More by stckhndlr
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tsauce2

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-02-2013 04:48:57 | More by tsauce2
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Morey

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7%

12-01-2013 20:02:25 | More by Morey
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7%

12-01-2013 16:13:03 | More by tommyguz
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

12-01-2013 02:08:12 | More by Gatordaddy
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FleetwoodMatt

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

12-01-2013 01:53:30 | More by FleetwoodMatt
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uvachief

Virginia

4.88/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Went to the tasting room for this highly reviewed beer. Since when did Richmond become the craft beer Mecca? Pours to a nice 2 finger head. Dark but not cloudy. Nice head retention. Aroma is to die for....gingerbread, nutmeg, chocolate, vanilla and sweet caramelized sugars...drink in the aroma...his the lips with a very smooth and clean entrance. Taste gingerbread, nutmeg and chocolate instantly. Others have said it but it is true....Christmas in a glass/bottle. I have had both now but on tap is a upgrade if you can believe that...goes down smooth with a nice after taste of gingerbread, nutmeg and chocolate with a hint of vanilla. I've bought a case of 750ml bottles since trying this beer. I'm hooked.

Serving type: on-tap

11-27-2013 19:25:25 | More by uvachief
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Cody101

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

11-26-2013 20:03:16 | More by Cody101
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JJStout83

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

11-26-2013 00:26:04 | More by JJStout83
Gingerbread Stout from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 541 ratings.