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Hickory Stick Stout - Olde Hickory Brewery

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208 Ratings

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Ratings: 208
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 14.95%
Wants: 11
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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Photo of metter98
3.8/5  rDev +3.3%

A: The beer is very dark amber in color (black when viewed from afar). It poured with a quarter finger high tan head that died down, leaving some lacing on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of dark and chocolaty malts are present in the nose.
T: Like the smell, the taste has flavors of dark and chocolate malts along with hints of chicory and a slight amount of bitterness. The chicory becomes stronger as the beer warms up.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a little thin on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The light-bodied nature of this beer and its low alcohol content makes it very easy to drink. It is quite flavorful.

metter98, May 26, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

IrishColonial, May 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

buckyp, Apr 29, 2013
Photo of TheBeerAlmanac
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

TheBeerAlmanac, Apr 29, 2013
Photo of KYGunner
3.35/5  rDev -9%

Nice black features with dark brown edges, there was a large bubbly and lively head.

The scent is exceptionally weak but there are dry chocolate notes and lactose-sweetness.

Strong carbonated tastes and feel there's a wateriness that fills the mouth. Dry Graham cracker, dry chocolate and a plastic milkiness exist but get lost in the water.

I brought this to a bottle share and walked away embarrassed.

KYGunner, Apr 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

tsauce2, Apr 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

plinythederek, Apr 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

lupercmda, Apr 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

DaPan, Apr 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

mendvicdog, Mar 28, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

SmellsofMahagony, Mar 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

duceswild, Mar 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

oline73, Mar 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

DRBiser, Mar 28, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +29.1%

DrinkDrankDronk, Mar 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

shinjak, Mar 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

muskiesman, Mar 10, 2013
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3.78/5  rDev +2.7%

Bomber pours a near black with ruby highlights at the edges of the glass. The disconcertingly effervescent head with very large bubbles settles down within a couple of minutes, but not attractive and not a pleasant pour.

Aroma of roasted dark malts and dark chocolate, with some smoky wooden barrel in the background. A warm and robust aroma with good depth. The taste is more single dimensional and surprisingly astringent, with a bitterness that some may not enjoy as much. Mouthfeel is much thinner than I expected.

Purchased in North Carolina and a brewery I'm glad to have supported, but not a beer I’d choose over many other American Stouts.

hopsolutely, Mar 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

KevinGordon, Feb 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

mjenkins5, Feb 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

JordanPP, Feb 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

discdueler, Feb 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

anjah, Feb 06, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -38.9%

jsteele, Feb 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Ungertaker, Jan 28, 2013
Hickory Stick Stout from Olde Hickory Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 208 ratings.