Nooner Batch 8 (Hazelnut RareR DOS)
Peg's Cantina & Brew Pub

Nooner Batch 8 (Hazelnut RareR DOS)Nooner Batch 8 (Hazelnut RareR DOS)
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Peg's Cantina & Brew Pub
Florida, United States
Stout - American Imperial
4.57 | pDev: 7.88%
Aug 04, 2019
Dec 24, 2014
Nooner Batch 8 (Hazelnut RareR DOS)Nooner Batch 8 (Hazelnut RareR DOS)
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4.9 by cmrncrzy10 from Ohio on Aug 04, 2019
4.25 by Gobzilla from California on Aug 07, 2016
4.97 by robgage from Pennsylvania on Jul 05, 2016
4.47 by IrishColonial from Texas on Jun 13, 2016
5 by DraftDaddy from Illinois on Apr 06, 2016
4.74 by Brewski from Pennsylvania on Mar 06, 2016
4.54 by ptrck_nl from Netherlands on Dec 02, 2015
4.66 by Ryanalday from Florida on Nov 19, 2015
4.19 by belgbeerdrinker from Colorado on Nov 07, 2015
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3.59/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by mothman from Minnesota

Black with tan head.

The hazelnuts show a lot. Very toasty and nutty. Had a butterscotch flavor to it. Not my favorite of the cycle stouts, but worth a try.

Oct 24, 2015
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4.6/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
by M_chav from New Mexico

Incredible stuff. Huge hazelnut, reminds me of coffee creamer but no coffee feel. Crazy creamy goodness, this was an incredibly well done beer. Awesome stuff!

Oct 14, 2015
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4.31/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by NYC-IPAnAPA from New York

Recently nabbed a handful of Cycle stouts in a few trades after wanting to see what they hype was all about. Drank from a 32oz Crowler, unsure off fill date, but it was from when they emptied out all their remaining kegs and sold them all in crowlers. Probably should have had this the second I got it, since the person I got it from had already held onto it for well over a month. Anyway, by the time I opened it on 10/11/15, it still tasted great, but the hazelnut aroma and taste were nowhere to be found. I'm not usually a huge hazelnut fan so I feel like I definitely would have been tasting it strongly, but it just wasn't there. However, upon opening I was assaulted (in a great way) by huge fudge/chocolate notes.

The chocolate aroma is so strong that it hits you while the glass is still a couple feet away from sipping. It actually reminds me a lot of Even More Jesus from Evil Twin. Some nice coffee notes in there too, but the coffee is still somewhat subdued or rather overwhelmed by the milk chocolate and brownie taste. There is also a definite sweetness to it, which I kept on wanting to think was due to the hazelnuts that I was searching for in vain, but I think it was much likelier the barrel character from the rum barrels. On the whole, really bummed that I didn't get to taste this beer as it was intended to taste and in the manner which most reviewers seem to have experienced it. However, I tried not to let that affect my ratings too much, as it was still an extremely tasty stout that stands alone well and that I would happily drink again if accessible.

Oct 13, 2015
4.45 by Chris-1911 from Illinois on Sep 27, 2015
4.71 by Sweffin from Wisconsin on Sep 27, 2015
4.46 by tim007007 from Illinois on Sep 27, 2015
4.41 by CBrodbeck from Florida on Sep 18, 2015
4.42 by Beer4B from Florida on Sep 17, 2015
4.52 by isu68mbt from Florida on Sep 15, 2015
4.98 by exl_90 from Texas on Sep 12, 2015
4.71 by JR86 from Florida on Sep 08, 2015
4.65 by Shawner from Minnesota on Sep 04, 2015
4.52 by meanmutt from Ohio on Sep 02, 2015
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4.36/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
by PHBoiler from Illinois

Really delicious hazelnut. This is dessert. Huge hazelnut nose and taste. Impressive execution of that flavor. The base beer is just a hint too thin to carry the barrel and the hazelnut. Lacked a richness to round out those flavors.

Aug 24, 2015
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4.38/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by mrn1ceguy from Illinois

Beautiful nose with a lot of hazelnut and spiced barrel. Taste is very similar and good, but not quite living up to the nose. Solid finish. Very good overall beer, bummer this is the last of the rarer dos beers.

Aug 24, 2015
4 by drewone from California on Aug 23, 2015
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5/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by atomic from Illinois

Quite possibly the best beer I've had to date. The only other beers I've ever had that can compare are Nutulhu and KBBS.

Taste, Mouthfeel, Smell: All amazing. The hazelnuts come through perfectly in the nose. The mouthfeel is silky wave after wave. The taste is chocolate dipped hazelnuts.

Aug 18, 2015
4.31 by MyakkaRiver from Florida on Aug 16, 2015
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4.08/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by danh53 from Florida

On draft at 2 year anniversary party. The hazelnuts have faded, but the aroma is still amazing with toffee, fudge, oak and vanilla. Rum is soft, but blends nicely. The oak gives it a smoked flavor, but turns a bit tannic on the finish. Taste is slightly medicinal, but the toffee and fudge flavors are amazing. Mouth feel is light to medium and silky smooth. This is delicious even with a couple flaws.

Aug 15, 2015
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4.25/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by kscaldef from Oregon

Tons of hazelnut. rich and smooth. Minimal barrel character.

Jul 24, 2015
4.92 by Hutch76 from Florida on Jul 16, 2015
4.33 by Sosopogi from Florida on Jul 13, 2015
4.75 by lawsonciv from Oklahoma on Jul 12, 2015
4.45 by mtrog313 from Michigan on Jul 09, 2015
4.59 by mxracercam from Pennsylvania on Jul 09, 2015
4.06 by farnold from New York on Jul 06, 2015
4.6 by Onestophopshop from New Jersey on Jul 01, 2015
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3.36/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
by MrNate from Florida

I love cycle, I'm just not a big fan of hazelnut heavy beers. The flavor takes over and is too sweet in my opinion.

Jun 28, 2015
4.89 by Chingringo from Florida on Jun 27, 2015
4.3 by vonnegut21 from New York on Jun 23, 2015
5 by BuckTuckian from Kentucky on Jun 19, 2015
Nooner Batch 8 (Hazelnut RareR DOS) from Peg's Cantina & Brew Pub
Beer rating: 100 out of 100 with 164 ratings