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Bourbon Sidamo Coffee Stout - Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

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Bourbon Sidamo Coffee StoutBourbon Sidamo Coffee Stout

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BA SCORE
88
very good

206 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 206
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 34
Gots: 48 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Hardywood Park Craft Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.30% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ThatCracker on 03-02-2013)
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.5%

05-19-2014 23:32:12 | More by Sammy
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Mike

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

05-18-2014 23:54:51 | More by Mike
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D-18V

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

05-13-2014 14:00:39 | More by D-18V
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AirborneBeer

California

4/5  rDev +1.5%

05-10-2014 04:45:35 | More by AirborneBeer
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

05-09-2014 15:57:40 | More by mendvicdog
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dcbeers

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

05-04-2014 14:21:37 | More by dcbeers
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jacewg

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +1.5%

04-30-2014 21:39:01 | More by jacewg
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alex_hart

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

04-29-2014 03:01:57 | More by alex_hart
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baybum

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

04-29-2014 01:58:54 | More by baybum
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cyrushire

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

04-20-2014 04:05:35 | More by cyrushire
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JCam9981

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

04-19-2014 00:35:31 | More by JCam9981
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DCgolfpro

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

04-18-2014 00:55:43 | More by DCgolfpro
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tclipse

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

04-17-2014 15:23:23 | More by tclipse
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Pencible

Virginia

3.68/5  rDev -6.6%

A: This poured a nearly opaque black mahogany with a little tan head.
S: It smelled like sour oak and bourbon and some mocha.
T: It tasted like lots of oak and bourbon, with some sour yeast and dark chocolate and coffee grounds. It had a sweet and sour aftertaste with alcohol warming.
M: It was thick with some carbonation. Nice heavy body.
D: This was interesting, not sure if it was supposed to have the sour character or maybe the bottle was infected. Was reminiscent of Le Coq. Not bad, but not my favorite. Pretty hot finish too, so it must be sipped. Ok to try once, but not what I was hoping it would be.

04-16-2014 22:49:28 | More by Pencible
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Mantooth

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.5%

04-15-2014 12:35:20 | More by Mantooth
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Bolivian22

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1.5%

04-13-2014 04:01:30 | More by Bolivian22
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cfaulman

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

04-12-2014 20:11:52 | More by cfaulman
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vinny21bal

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

04-10-2014 05:10:22 | More by vinny21bal
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Dactrius

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -30.2%

04-09-2014 12:19:13 | More by Dactrius
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lunarbrew

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -23.9%

04-09-2014 04:38:55 | More by lunarbrew
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VCUgrad

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

04-08-2014 18:10:08 | More by VCUgrad
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.4/5  rDev +11.7%

Poured from the bottle into a snifter glass. Release and vintage 2014.

Very much like it's non barrel aged brother regular Sidamo only better appearance mostly from head retention. Thick creamy tan brown head, two fingers tall with a creamy collar to match, probably a little darker. Dark walnut brown body, and quite opaque to match. Good scattered leopard and striped lacing on the glass too.

Bouquet is nice. Sense of a thicker body possibly coming, a nice soft mix of fruit juice and soft acid. Hints of sour cherry, mellow oak and hints of buttery caramel. Still doesn't remind me of coffee but comes out like a solid barrel aged imperial stout.

Palate is bringing the goods. Great thick and supper creamy mouthfeel, bringing nice soft vanilla sweetness. Mellow charring and coating hints of soft acid and fruit qualities. Dark chocolate ganache is everywhere, and rinses on my palate going down. A real wonderful mix of sundae mellow sweet toppings, butterscotch, dark fudge, caramel, vanilla, and creamy flavors. Not very coffee present.

Overall it still doesn't remind me of coffee, but has this great fruity and mellow softness and great chocolate dark and sundae flavor that it just improved ten fold in the glass from the barrel. Well done!

04-07-2014 23:30:17 | More by smakawhat
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yammy

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

04-04-2014 00:17:09 | More by yammy
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mancallede

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

03-28-2014 13:44:33 | More by mancallede
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.3/5  rDev -16.2%

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Black body. Small khaki head. Medium collar.

Smell - Milk chocolate. Coffee. A little bit of bourbon. Vanilla.

Taste - Bourbon up front. A little coffee. Milk chocolate throughout. A little nutty in the back.

Mouthfeel - Medium low carbonation. A little creamy.

Overall - Strange that it tastes nothing like the base beer. Weird.

03-25-2014 01:50:20 | More by Alieniloquium
Bourbon Sidamo Coffee Stout from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 206 ratings.