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The Bean - Olde Hickory Brewery

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47 Ratings
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Ratings: 47
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 16.43%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Olde Hickory Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beer2day on 01-10-2013)
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Reviews by brentk56:
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brentk56

North Carolina

4.43/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours a coffee brown color (what else would be expected) with a foamy beige cap; a few strands stick to the pint glass

Smell: Freshly roasted coffee beans, brown bread and a hint of vanilla

Taste: Smooth coffee with a hint of brown bread and dusted chocolate, up front; a hint of grainy bitterness in the middle and then a finish with the Madagascar vanilla in bloom

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A wonderful example of a lighter stout that is packed with flavor; the vanilla (I was wary at first) really adds a nice dimension to the finish

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2013 20:55:46 | More by brentk56
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The Bean from Olde Hickory Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 47 ratings.