Sidamo Coffee Stout | Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

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357 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:
357
Reviews:
48
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
10.59%
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
94
For Trade:
4
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Ratings: 357 |  Reviews: 48
Photo of dsshuck
3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of spacecake9
3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - Pours black with a big thick tan head.
S - Very nice aroma of coffee and vanilla.
T - Flavor is coffee, chocolate and vanilla. Well balanced.
M - Only knock is just a touch too much carbonation for me.
O - Very good coffee stout. I'd buy again for sure.

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Photo of Riff
3.87/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a thick black color with a darker brown head, about a finger thick. Some nice lacing left behind on the glass. Smells heavily of blackstrap molasses and coffee, a little hint of chocolate. Taste is a little on the thin side, coffee is more muted than I would have expected, slight hint of chocolate, more primarily roasted malt flavor. Feel is again thinner, makes it a little too easy to quickly quaff this beer. Overall it's not a bad sipper for an afternoon or an evening to just relax where you want a stout but not a whale, however it's not worth purposely seeking out.

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Photo of johnnybgood1999
2.94/5  rDev -24%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

I found this beer to be thin, which is ok if it packs some flavor into a small body. It is thin on flavor as well. I don't get much roast flavor that you expect with big stouts. I also do not get much coffee flavor, which you expect with a big coffee stout.

Overall: just too thin and lifeless. Certainly not offensive, but not good either. There are much better beers for the money.

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Photo of Stengelfoot
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Peter1977
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Stolenface1
3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Masonz223
3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Look: Pours black. The head is mocha brown one finger of head.

Smell: sweet medium roast coffee dark chocolate blueberry vanilla light roasted malts. It smells really good.

Taste: Upfront I get that blueberry and sweet medium roast coffee middle of the mouth you get roasted malts more blueberry dark chocolate finishes with some roast biterness some booziness to let you know this is a high abv beer and a tart blueberry flavor lingers in the finish.

Feel: medium body creamy mouth feel.

Overall: I'm surprised how much blueberry I get in this beer it's actually the dominate flavor. Wish the coffee came through a bit more but still a really nice beer.

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Photo of jmdrpi
4.18/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750 ml bottle, capped

Black in color, opaque, tan head, good retention. Nice coffee aroma. Taste is nice and smooth - not too much roast or bitterness. Full bodied, but easy drinking for the higher ABV.

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Photo of 2beerdogs
3.54/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chackman151
4.44/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Stillyman11
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of williahd
3.8/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of calcnerd
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of shirtless_mike
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of N1Nkasi
3.99/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cyber_phoenix
4.12/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Nichols33
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sweffin
4.2/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Carolvs
3.33/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RobinLee
4.34/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ManapuaMan
3.76/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Lively khaki head that riles up when poured. Black body with mild carbonation. Aroma seems more porter than stout with slight coffee, heavy roasted malt, chocolate and booze. Baker's chocolate, alcohol heat, sweet oats and toasted bread compromise the taste. Mouthfeel starts off really smooth and soft but ends with an abrupt thin and bitter finish. Great tasting stout with tons of coffee grounds that packs a noticeable ABV in a thin body.

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Photo of CraigMack61
3.83/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of flyersfan900
4.17/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Sidamo Coffee Stout from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
3.87 out of 5 based on 357 ratings.
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