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Imperial Stout - Olde Hickory Brewery

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Imperial StoutImperial Stout

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

378 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 378
Reviews: 137
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 9.47%
Wants: 103
Gots: 133 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Olde Hickory Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 12-06-2009)
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Immortale25, Jun 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Advocate_Of_Beer, Jun 17, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

Spaten454, Jun 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

TKEbeerman, Jun 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

2_Beardz, Jun 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

Valleyview06, Jun 09, 2014
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4.49/5  rDev +9%

Thanks Russell! 22oz bottle, 2013.

A: Pours a deep black with a couple fingers of dense, very dark-chocolate-brown colored head that looks like melted chocolate ice cream. Spotty soapy lace was left down the glass.
S: Deep and rich notes of chocolate malts, mocha, dark chocolate, and roasted, toasted grains.
T: Flavors of coffee beans, Mexican chocolate, cinnamon, slight honey, and dark chocolate. There a low bitterness and acidity and a good roasted quality. The finish is full of sweet, bitter and powdery chocolate. Not fudge-like or overly sweet, but more like bitter 70%+ dark chocolate with a touch of Mexican chocolate.
M: Rich and decadent, frothy carbonation, thick, rich and fluffy, chewy as hell, no boozy, no acidity. Drinks very well.
O: Seriously like eating a bar of dark chocolate. Definitely an underrated stout. One of the best non BA imperial stouts I've had in a while. Thanks again Russ.

scottfrie, May 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

dailyminefield, May 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

JohnParadee, May 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

MenardMa, May 11, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

facesnorth, May 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

glf60, May 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

hollywood_15063, May 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

2dogbrew, May 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

Jaycase, May 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Morey, May 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Jlang2012, May 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

AngusOg, May 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

marleyr, Apr 26, 2014
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4.76/5  rDev +15.5%

Had this beer out of a cask. It was condetioned with peanut butter and fudge

A- Pretty much was black i couldnt see much light through the glass

S- the aroma was sweet hints of chocolate, malty, coacoa and some vanilla

T- i didnt get much peanut butter but when it warmed up you got a good amount of coacoa vanilla and chocolate.

M- Even though this beer is around 11 percent it didnt come across to hot. low in carbonation do to be cask served

O- Overall i really enjoyed this beer was a great one to have on cask. i would recomend this beer to lots of people.

Bugeye4x4, Apr 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9%

Duff27, Apr 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

jak, Apr 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

mychalg9, Apr 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

egrace84, Apr 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

2014 vintage. Poured from a bomber with a gold wax top into a snifter, the beer is an oily, thick, smooth, jet black coloring with a halo of dark brown head. Looks beautiful. Aromas of rich milk chocolate, bittersweet baker's chocolate, rich honey sweetness, highlights of molasses and coffee, and some cream sweet notes. Amazingly rich and inviting. Flavors are tangy sweet forward, with a bolt of booze and honey on the forward tongue, followed by a velvety flow of milk chocolate, subtle mocha, and some earthy notes in the backbone. Very smooth throughout, with a subtle bitter and roasted edge that keeps things balanced perfectly. The aftertaste is rich and slick, with a heavily roasted kick on the chocolate and molasses linger. The finish is smooth and lingering, with a fading sweetness and subtly building warmth from the booze. Delicious brew!

GarthDanielson, Apr 18, 2014
Imperial Stout from Olde Hickory Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 378 ratings.