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Hickory Stick Stout - Olde Hickory Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

201 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 201
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 15.26%
Wants: 11
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Olde Hickory Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: veech on 09-23-2006)
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LostHighway

Maine

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

01-03-2013 23:43:54 | More by LostHighway
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StoutItOutLoud

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-09-2014 01:29:35 | More by StoutItOutLoud
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dailyminefield

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-11-2014 16:50:15 | More by dailyminefield
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-01-2014 07:18:13 | More by djrn2
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California

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

05-04-2014 00:22:28 | More by neurobot01
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lochef81

Michigan

3.29/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A friend gave me this to try. .. glad I didn't pay for it. The appearance is near black but with a grotesquely over foamy head. The nose is a little funky and no where near as rich as this style should be. The mouthfeel is decent but thin. The flavor is light and dissapointing with no real notes to speak of. I really hope that I just got a bad bottle but this was very dissapointing. Definitely would not try again.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 05:42:13 | More by lochef81
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myelo

Tennessee

3.34/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

On tap in a pint glass.

Opaque, black with medium tan head that dissipates quickly to leave a thin rim and prominent lacing.

Carmel malt, dark chocolate aroma. Taste is similar with moderate bitterness that lingers. No detectable ethanol.

Medium body with quite a lot of carbonation and slight warming.

Overall a tasty drinkable stout. The bitterness is a bit high for a stout with not enough sweetness to be fully balanced. Also seems a little more carbonated than some stouts.

Serving type: on-tap

04-18-2014 20:08:33 | More by myelo
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king75

Michigan

4/5  rDev +9%

04-18-2014 15:24:33 | More by king75
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marleyr

South Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -59.1%

04-09-2014 20:39:33 | More by marleyr
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brother_kenneth

Virginia

3/5  rDev -18.3%

04-05-2014 15:04:31 | More by brother_kenneth
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TheBrewViking

Alaska

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

03-31-2014 06:39:28 | More by TheBrewViking
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unclekeith

Alaska

4/5  rDev +9%

03-26-2014 03:53:19 | More by unclekeith
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Mojo

Alabama

4.03/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle -> Dogfish Head glass

A - pours up deep black with a dark tan one inch foamy head. Retention and lacing are both good.

S - nose is sort of weak. I mostly get some roasted and grassy notes.

T - Caramel malts dominate up front with toffee, and molasses notes. It finishes clean with coffee, chicory, black licorice, and roasted nut flavors.

M - fairly thick and chewy with good carbonation

O - a decent average stout. I'd drink this again in a heartbeat.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2014 04:17:35 | More by Mojo
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dharmabum1102

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -45.5%

03-06-2014 21:22:31 | More by dharmabum1102
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RWLawman

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

02-21-2014 21:48:29 | More by RWLawman
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robwestcott

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

02-14-2014 16:11:08 | More by robwestcott
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dave317

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +9%

02-09-2014 15:53:03 | More by dave317
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

01-15-2014 06:01:16 | More by mattmarka1
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EigenBeer

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

01-07-2014 00:55:38 | More by EigenBeer
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cwguy5

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +9%

01-03-2014 18:26:33 | More by cwguy5
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Globalmelody

Missouri

4/5  rDev +9%

01-03-2014 00:33:09 | More by Globalmelody
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Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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ThirstyHrothgar

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +9%

12-23-2013 01:35:06 | More by ThirstyHrothgar
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AngusOg

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

11-08-2013 23:36:21 | More by AngusOg
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csparace

Illinois

3.18/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Mild smell. Kinda musty and not as potent as I'd like. Thin pour but retains a dark color. Light chocolate colored head that fades fast.

Taste is sorta like the smell murky/must. The dryness that usually accompanies a stout is really more sour than anything. The hickory comes in only slightly when the beer warms up. It's not as thin as it looked in the poor.

Overall I have to say I'm pretty disappointed. Usually I can find at least one quality that stands out that at least gives the beer some unique identify but everything here is just equally meh.


Serving type: bottle

10-27-2013 01:54:01 | More by csparace
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Hickory Stick Stout from Olde Hickory Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 201 ratings.