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Bourbon DIPA - Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

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89
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100 Ratings
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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 13
Gots: 19 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Hardywood Park Craft Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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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mocktm

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -37.5%

03-12-2014 18:14:58 | More by mocktm
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smakawhat

Maryland

2.88/5  rDev -28%

Poured from the bottle into a globe glass. 2014 release.

Big copper red and orange body, with a nice peach orange hue to it. Head is fluffy and creamy with a vanilla yellow ice cream looking color. This bubbles in consistency some speckled lacing.

Boozy aging, hints of thick oak and caramel. A bit of brown sugar syrup thickness, and odd mix of butter and fruit. Hops not so much, but smells like a barrel aged IPA.

Palate is of course what I expect in this mish mash. Oaked caramel that is buttery. Strange indistinct hop bitterness with a clashing tannic wood. Very numbing tannic palate, almost novocaine dryness. Faint orange light juice comes out a bit, through an interesting but slightly watery palate.

So aside from the fact it comes off like a clashing mess, where is the Belgian character in this? Neither hop driven, nor even very well complimentary barrel forgiving. This just doesn't work.

08-13-2014 01:56:31 | More by smakawhat
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -25%

09-08-2013 21:46:23 | More by mikeburd1128
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3/5  rDev -25%

11-13-2013 07:37:27 | More by ygtbsm94
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Tpitty23

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

07-21-2014 02:41:55 | More by Tpitty23
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

08-07-2013 01:03:37 | More by mikeincharleston
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Hopbully

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

03-07-2013 09:27:17 | More by Hopbully
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

10-30-2013 21:34:07 | More by 2dogbrew
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MrMcGibblets

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

08-12-2013 02:24:16 | More by MrMcGibblets
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redfox405

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

09-30-2013 03:06:25 | More by redfox405
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

01-14-2013 22:25:49 | More by Jspriest
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blbarnett3

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

10-13-2013 21:24:03 | More by blbarnett3
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atrocity

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

08-02-2014 12:11:53 | More by atrocity
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vinny21bal

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

01-24-2014 01:30:50 | More by vinny21bal
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

3.59/5  rDev -10.3%

2013 bottle into a snifter.

Pours a dark copper red with a nice 1 finger head. Smell is light on bourbon and some hops..more on the bourbon side though. Taste is slight bourbon and slight hops, doesnt mix too well together in my opinion. More on the barleywine side than IPA side. ABV not too apparent, a bit too syrupy for my liking. Almost full bodied with low carbonation.

Overall cant say i loved this one. A decent beer...

11-16-2013 01:09:02 | More by Axnjxn
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tabascosigned

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-27-2014 17:13:21 | More by tabascosigned
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

08-21-2014 18:28:30 | More by Kmlund
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mkirkland80

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

11-21-2013 19:09:49 | More by mkirkland80
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Cpastor1119


3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

08-02-2014 21:06:33 | More by Cpastor1119
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

03-01-2014 18:42:01 | More by VeganUndead
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cfaulman

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

03-29-2014 03:17:42 | More by cfaulman
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

08-17-2014 17:54:43 | More by Davepoolesque
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Hanzo

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-22-2013 00:29:42 | More by Hanzo
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thebouch01

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

10-13-2013 16:57:47 | More by thebouch01
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LambicKing

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-21-2013 18:26:08 | More by LambicKing
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Bourbon DIPA from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.