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Bourbon DIPA - Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

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89
very good

156 Ratings
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Ratings: 156
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 14
Gots: 26 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Hardywood Park Craft Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Hardywood Bourbon DIPA is hopped with a heavy dose of Columbus, Cascade and Summit hops, fermented with an abbey ale yeast that imparts some subtle tropical fruit and peppery notes and conditioned twelve weeks in freshly emptied Virginia bourbon barrels from the A. Smith Bowman Distillery, where earthy, vanilla, toffee and bourbon notes lend an exquisite mellowness to Bourbon DIPA.

80 IBU

(Beer added by: thagr81us on 09-27-2012)
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4.35/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

My recently realized ability to truly appreciate
the tastes of bourbon have now enabled me to
Enjoy this beer catagory,hell yea.
Hardywood repeatedly sets the bar at a higher level.

Rbodacious, Nov 16, 2014
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Recondopf, Nov 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Big whiskey and vanilla flavor with a hoppy citrus spike towards the middle. Touch of toffee flavors. Excellent beer and the best I have had from this brewery so far.

tigg924, Nov 09, 2014
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4.21/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Served on-tap in a 10 oz clear glass tulip at Mellow Mushroom (Charlottesville, VA).

A: Dusky golden-amber with short cap of off-white tightly bubbled head with decent retention and a few scraps of lace.

S: Big coconut and vanilla aromas greet with a light caramel and moderately malty, bready aroma with floral, herbal, and light citrus hopping. Alcohol presence is there ut not over the top.

T: Flavor mirrors the aroma very closely with barrel character of vanilla, bourbon whiskey, and light coconut up front followed by bready, crackery light-medium caramel maltiness. Bitterness is moderate with a pleasant boozy quality without overwhelming bourbon character. A delicate, finessed version of the genre.

M: Medium body with low carbonation with a moderately dry finish, enhancing drinkability.

O: A nuanced beer with a good mix of barrel qualities, strong malt character, and moderate hopping to bring a lighter feeling, more subdued but flavorful BA DIPA.

argock, Oct 30, 2014
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Bourbon DIPA from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 156 ratings.