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Lindley Park - Olde Hickory Brewery

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622 Ratings
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Ratings: 622
Reviews: 120
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.05%
Wants: 489
Gots: 193 | FT: 27
Brewed by:
Olde Hickory Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
An imperial stout brewed with honey and raspberries, then aged in bourbon barrels.

(Beer added by: GehenHerzog on 11-08-2011)
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riemster

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

03-16-2014 19:32:51 | More by riemster
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yankeepride

New Jersey

4.59/5  rDev +6.5%

Deepest brown you can be without being black. As soon as I cracked the cap, I could smell the raspberries. In the tulip, the booze really comes through. It's super-smooth, and the only real complaint I have is that the oak mutes both the honey and the berries. This one is so close to perfect, but I think I'd prefer it without the barrel.

03-16-2014 18:57:56 | More by yankeepride
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videofrog

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

03-16-2014 01:26:01 | More by videofrog
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rodkin

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

03-14-2014 03:31:10 | More by rodkin
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srandycarter

California

4.29/5  rDev -0.5%

A- Pours very dark. Small tan head, mostly ring. Small bubble cling lace.

S - Wow. Coffee. Chocolate. Slight soy sauce. Incredible.

T - Most of the smell attributes. Soy more prominent in flavor. Very nice.

M - Medium to heavy body. Good carb, though light, good balance and finish.

D - Huge ABV and you can tell. Good for one.

03-13-2014 02:24:37 | More by srandycarter
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

03-11-2014 02:34:27 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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facesnorth

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.2%

03-10-2014 03:52:16 | More by facesnorth
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Armando_Perez

Florida

4/5  rDev -7.2%

03-10-2014 00:22:25 | More by Armando_Perez
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closisinthehouse

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

03-09-2014 14:01:39 | More by closisinthehouse
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dctriman

Virginia

4/5  rDev -7.2%

03-07-2014 22:06:30 | More by dctriman
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socalbrewlvr

California

4/5  rDev -7.2%

03-05-2014 10:04:06 | More by socalbrewlvr
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Dag48

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -13%

03-04-2014 23:03:33 | More by Dag48
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Zaximus

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

03-02-2014 03:47:33 | More by Zaximus
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Grfilwett

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

03-01-2014 14:13:10 | More by Grfilwett
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fthegiants

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

03-01-2014 05:21:12 | More by fthegiants
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Dolfan907

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -7.2%

03-01-2014 00:28:52 | More by Dolfan907
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eerbayman

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -13%

02-28-2014 18:07:59 | More by eerbayman
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DimensionX

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

02-28-2014 03:42:07 | More by DimensionX
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cfrances33

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -13%

02-24-2014 15:55:22 | More by cfrances33
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

02-22-2014 05:02:20 | More by mmulebarn
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IAmAWalrus

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

02-21-2014 22:53:12 | More by IAmAWalrus
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mccallisters_dali

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

02-20-2014 15:02:04 | More by mccallisters_dali
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qcbrewer

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -7.2%

02-19-2014 04:27:28 | More by qcbrewer
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cbutova

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Thanks to my cousin Sonny for sharing this over a long weekend of beer tasting. Fully reviewed Sunday to E-mail notes.

A- Poured to four glasses from the bomber with a midnight black body. Light mocha brown head forms to about a finger with decent retention. Head descends to a frothy ring at the edges. Tons of legs lead to spotty lacing.

S- Raspberry nectar at an impressive strength. The fruit is definitely the star but a rich chocolate, dark roasty malt base comes through just enough to make you realize this is not a straight fruit beer. Fruity baked goods.

T- Damn, Olde Hickory... the raspberry comes through from the nose in a fashion I can't quite say that I have ever found in another beer. Fresh, authentic fruit feel dominates the flavor early on but the base stout opens up after a few sips. Decadent chocolate malts, dark roast grains, sweetness and nuttiness. Oak wood feel but no whiskey for me.

MF- Thick body with a creamy and slightly silky texture. Carbonation is at a medium level. No alcohol warmth present and semi-tart raspberry lingers with some roast bitterness.

Not sure I have ever found a beer with raspberry flavor quite like this. Each sip reveals waves of flavor that oscillates between straight fresh raspberry and rich chocolate truffle. The barrels don't really do much for me but insane raspberry takes the cake.

02-19-2014 01:28:05 | More by cbutova
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Fireslayer

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

02-18-2014 19:58:45 | More by Fireslayer
Lindley Park from Olde Hickory Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 622 ratings.