Trickery | Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

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Brewed by:
Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
Virginia, United States
hardywood.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Apple Brandy Barrel Aged Imperial Milk Stout.

Added by BeastLU on 10-11-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
419
Reviews:
53
Avg:
4.52
pDev:
7.52%
 
 
Wants:
221
Gots:
121
For Trade:
19
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Ratings: 419 |  Reviews: 53
Photo of Jamison85
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of MTKATL
4.6/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of donovansill
4.25/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rcjennings
4.65/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Billy_Bars
4.81/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JebBeerFish
4.36/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A 2015 bottle.

A: 1/2 head on gentle pour; very darkish brown/black.

N: Nice sweetness. I don't drink brandy so I can't say that I noticed brandy in the nose, but it was very nice.

T: Very good. I have had a number of Hardywood stouts, and this one clearly stands above all that I have had. This will probably seem too simplistic, but if BCBS was aged in brandy barrels, this is what I imagine it would taste like. I've had a number of Brandy barrel aged beers, and this is the best.

O: A very good beer, and one which does not trade at whale like levels. Seek this one out.

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Photo of Jlang2012
4.53/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SveNss0N
4.49/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SuiGeneris1
4.26/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AndrewPalmer
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of bpa112
4.48/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Egotist
4.3/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fireazzi
4.69/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

trickery 2015 bottle.
look was dark and thick. body sticks to the glass
smell is a nice apple brandy smell. great nose.
taste is smooth chocolate and brandy
feel is very nice and smooth.

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Photo of Thishops4u
4.66/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kuges
4.69/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Roze
4.25/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of YodersBeerEmporium
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Everything I thought it would be!!!! Enjoyed Batch 3 with friends last friday but still have the first 2 batches cellared!
Awesome chocolate, cinnamon and Apple Brandy Barrel notes here! Cant wait for the other 2!

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Photo of wulfie85
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Really excellent example of what an apple brandy barrel aged beer can be. Mouth feel was great and the barrel came through just perfect. Smooth and delicious

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Photo of Kurmaraja
4.51/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SkiBum22
4.48/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Roger85
4.24/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of whitenads
3.79/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UcDru
4.48/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kevinpitts
4.3/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Good beer. A bit different but good. Apple brandy barrel really comes through. Upper tier, but just shy of top notch in my book.

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Photo of SteveD082791
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Trickery from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
4.52 out of 5 based on 419 ratings.
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