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Gingerbread Stout - Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

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BA SCORE
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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joegard

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-04-2014 01:02:40 | More by joegard
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leftoverburrito

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

07-01-2014 23:10:30 | More by leftoverburrito
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Precog640

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

06-29-2014 01:13:25 | More by Precog640
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Robbieqsauce

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-28-2014 04:23:55 | More by Robbieqsauce
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sspencer367

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-26-2014 19:37:40 | More by sspencer367
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-22-2014 05:06:05 | More by Rekrule
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Lovely85

Florida

4/5  rDev -7%

06-19-2014 00:21:57 | More by Lovely85
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nickfl

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-19-2014 00:21:21 | More by nickfl
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kylehay2004

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-19-2014 00:01:53 | More by kylehay2004
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mhind52

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-17-2014 18:33:35 | More by mhind52
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alex_hart

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

06-17-2014 01:00:52 | More by alex_hart
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.85/5  rDev -10.5%

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.

06-15-2014 16:37:24 | More by Alieniloquium
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kingjohnh

New Mexico

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

06-12-2014 04:05:41 | More by kingjohnh
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xJMFCx

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-07-2014 21:37:13 | More by xJMFCx
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Auslander

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

06-04-2014 21:32:21 | More by Auslander
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chase804

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

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

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -30.2%

06-01-2014 04:33:14 | More by facesnorth
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vfgccp

New York

3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

05-31-2014 15:27:52 | More by vfgccp
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tclipse

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-29-2014 20:50:41 | More by tclipse
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HopAttack3

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-28-2014 13:46:02 | More by HopAttack3
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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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jryanj927

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

05-24-2014 03:30:57 | More by jryanj927
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Pencible

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-19-2014 01:51:37 | More by Pencible
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mhaugo

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-18-2014 05:17:23 | More by mhaugo
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uturn

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-16-2014 14:49:51 | More by uturn
Gingerbread Stout from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
95 out of 100 based on 552 ratings.