Sidamo Coffee Stout | Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

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358 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.30%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by YumYumGumGum on 01-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
358
Reviews:
48
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
10.59%
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
96
For Trade:
4
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Ratings: 358 |  Reviews: 48
Photo of CDGoin
5/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Beautiful thick almost Guinness like head, nice deep caramel colored with tight carbonation.

Nice deep rich coffee flavors with a perfect touch of sweetness.

The roasted coffee smells are really well balanced with the flavor..

Also with a 9.3% ABV it's not dry at all.. very smooth.. a Beer you can drink too fast and hate yourself the next morning.

With that said, I going to buy another 2 bottles tonight..

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I have since then gone to Hardywood (They are near my office) and bought it multiple times and am currently hitting one of the growlers.

Since its a limited run and only limited (VERY) are left.. I feel bad for anyone that never had this.. It has to be the best beer I have EVER had.. and I have had a lot (mind you I like my beers high in ABV, with a sweet malty flavor.. Coffee and Chocolate and Vanilla are my favorite flavors and this Beer is loaded with them.

That said.. Saturday they release a new Beer, Chocolate Heat.. also a Russian Imperial Stout.. If you are in their distribution area get it !

Come to the Dark side - We have Stouts and Porters :)

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Photo of BDF2000
4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

Photo of rgreer81
4.74/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jjd315
4.63/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Great stout. Tons of coffee flavor.

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Photo of rossracing
4.59/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LAND_MINE
4.57/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This beer really hit the spot for me. Not bitter like a lot of coffee stouts. Not to sweet either though.

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Photo of jay_schrock
4.55/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cag192
4.51/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mozif
4.51/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

2015 batch is much much better than 2014. Coffee notes are much more balanced and has a stronger nose to it. Mouth feel may be a hint too light... Maybe because of high carbonation. Again, 2015 is much much better than 14.

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of Bisco42
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

This was an exceptionally well balanced RIS. Surprised it doesn't have higher ratings. Nonetheless, it has everything I look for in a RIS, specifically the thick, sweet mouth feel. The coffee is perfectly brought out in the aftertaste.

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Photo of alexkwilhelm
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of WuBByG999
4.48/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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Sidamo Coffee Stout from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
3.87 out of 5 based on 358 ratings.
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