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Gingerbread Stout - Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

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95
world-class

552 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 552
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 11.16%
Wants: 481
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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HoppyBastard1

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-21-2013 14:34:35 | More by HoppyBastard1
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HillDweller

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

12-18-2013 13:56:59 | More by HillDweller
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Tgmckinn

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

12-18-2013 06:56:04 | More by Tgmckinn
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

12-18-2013 03:43:47 | More by ygtbsm94
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SixPack6

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

12-17-2013 03:31:19 | More by SixPack6
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sblanton83

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-17-2013 00:02:30 | More by sblanton83
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JMScowcroft

Vermont

4.54/5  rDev +5.6%

Hardywood Park Craft Brewery - Gingerbread Stout, poured into a Lawson's tulip.

Look - Pours a medium viscosity oil brown and settles jet black with 1" off-white soapy head that dissipates quickly and leaves splotchy lacing.

Smell - Chocolate, coffee, and roasted malts w/ginger and cinnamon. Sweet finish. The key here and with this brew in general is to let it warm up a bit, leave the bottle out for 30 minutes or so if it was in the fridge, TRUST ME.

Taste - Creamy chocolate w/cinnamon and finishes ginger. Nearly perfect blend of sweet and spice.

Mouthfeel - Heavy-medium bodied from the lactose with medium carbonation. Rests spice both ginger and cinnamon toasty but not overdone. Some roast sits on the middle of the tongue. Nice and toasty warm boozy.

Overall - Great brew, a nice mix of holiday spice (Winter Warmer types) and a tasty creamy milk stout. Spice is spice but this is NICE!

12-16-2013 22:17:49 | More by JMScowcroft
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imfrommichigan

Utah

4/5  rDev -7%

12-16-2013 06:20:44 | More by imfrommichigan
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

4.21/5  rDev -2.1%

Bottle opened on 10.24.13

A - Pours a medium to dark brown with a large light tan head that never fades.

S - Ginger, sweet and lots of chocolate.

T - Gingerbread cookie, Done!

D - Good carbonation with a medium body.

O - Gingerbread in full force. Nicely done, very good!

12-16-2013 06:06:41 | More by HuskyinPDX
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

12-16-2013 04:13:39 | More by orangesol
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GarrettBoots

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

12-15-2013 21:17:31 | More by GarrettBoots
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JohnnieNepal

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-15-2013 15:56:58 | More by JohnnieNepal
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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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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
Gingerbread Stout from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 552 ratings.