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Hickory Stick Stout - Olde Hickory Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

210 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 210
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 14.95%
Wants: 12
Gots: 23 | FT: 1
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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4/5  rDev +8.7%

JebediahScooter, Nov 18, 2011
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Dalvelo, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Lantern, Dec 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

cardsfan, Aug 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

DrunkinYogi, Dec 09, 2012
Photo of scifan
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark chesnut brown with a slightly tan head. Fairly nice nose here, picking up some dark chocolate, peat, and just a touch of smokiness. Taste as good as it smells. Hints of chocolate, with some coffee, and again a faint smokiness to it. Also some nice hop bitterness to round it all out. It's a little thin for my liking and wish it where a little creamier. But all in all a very nice session stout.

scifan, Nov 23, 2009
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

RedneckBeerz, Sep 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

cjspeight, Nov 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

kjkinsey, Jan 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

buckyp, Apr 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

OldhouseRecs, Nov 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

UNCCTDawg, Nov 30, 2011
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

dprophet, Jan 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

unclekeith, Mar 26, 2014
Photo of Chaney
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a tulip.

A: Poured a dark, dark brown (pretty much black) color, with a frothy mocha head that stained the glass as the liquid went down.

S: I got a deep, dark, cocoa scent that almost crossed into Nestle's territory. I got a bit of hop bitterness, probably from the coffee notes.

T: This was almost tasted lactose-infused.... like a milk stout. The full flavored chocolate and coffee was really nice in this setting. I ALMOST got a bit of citrus.

M: There was a good bit of bitterness here, but after a few sips, I noticed that that quality sort of rounded out into sort of a buttery quality on the finish. The lacing was ABSOLUTELY ridiculous.

O: This was a very nice stout and a major redemption from the Olde Hickory: Black Raven IPA that I disliked so much that I tried a few days before.

Chaney, Apr 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

DexterP236, Feb 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

smweir, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Rhode17, Nov 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

ZEB89, Oct 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

jak, Dec 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

muskiesman, Mar 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

eerbayman, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

ThirstyHrothgar, Dec 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A. Poured a rich dark opaque brown, with a creamy one finger tan head reak nice in the looks department. Nice lacing on the glass.

S. Rich roasted malts oats carmel leaves earthy light coffee aroma

T. Slight sweetness,doesn't last long the bitterness of this stout is spot on. This brew is a good representation of the style.

M. Medium bodied creamy nice carbonation

D. A really good brew not to sweet, not too bitter, great balance and good taste I will have this again.

smibroncos, Oct 21, 2010
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4.03/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a jet black hue from a cellar temp bottle into a snifter.
A frothy yet fluffy tan head of 3 cm foams up from a slightly aggressive pour.
Aroma is some rich roasted malt and dark cacao chocolate bar. I also get just a bit of sweet caramel and some coffee bean.
First sip reveals an average body and fine tingly carbonation.
The flavor is roasted malt and some coffee bean, the coffee bite lingers a bit on the finish and I get no hops or ABV anywhere. Nice roasted malt hits on the burps.
The beer is very easy to drink and enjoyable as a nice stout.
I would drink this brew again.

sulldaddy, Oct 28, 2011
Hickory Stick Stout from Olde Hickory Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.