Bourbon Sidamo Coffee Stout | Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

Bourbon Sidamo Coffee StoutBourbon Sidamo Coffee Stout
BA SCORE
89.6%
Liked This Beer
4.02 w/ 441 ratings
Bourbon Sidamo Coffee StoutBourbon Sidamo Coffee Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.30%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
Imperial Coffee Stout aged in Bourbon Barrels

Added by ThatCracker on 03-02-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,539
Reviews:
71
Ratings:
441
Liked:
395
Avg:
4.02/5
pDev:
8.71%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
50
Gots:
122
Trade:
15
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 441 |  Reviews: 71
Photo of CharlesK
4.48/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Domvan
4.03/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of drew74
4.29/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.31/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TildenKatz
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of masterofsparks
3.77/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Marco_Gtz
3.82/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CavemanRamblin
3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of amstokesdb9
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of polopaul20
4.31/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WunderLlama
4.1/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber poured into chalice

Black liquid, taupe one finger fizzy cap

Aroma of coffee and roasted malts

Taste of coffee with bourbon notes . Taste expands as it warms

Thick but not syrupy slick mouthfeel .

Good stout

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Photo of Cynic-ale
3.79/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of macher0
4.39/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to cejaev for the trade.

I was anxious to try this beer. The description sounded wonderful, but the reviews were a bit low.

A. Dark, dark brown, near black. Poured a 1-finger head that was fine at the bottom and profiled to coarse at the top, decent retention. Very small spot laces left on the glass. Fairly thin.

S. Began with smoke, char, and dark roasted malts. As it opened it changed dramatically. The notes that came through were coffee beans, some vanilla extract, dark chocolate and milk chocolate.

T. After the initial nose, I was expected a char-dominated stout, which I find unappealing, but I found a very well balanced BA stout. There was a little char, but more from a roasted coffee bean. The barrel and bourbon are very noticeable - and very pleasant - as it nears room temp. Major notes of bourbon-soaked oak and dark malts are dominate with coffee in the middle and a little bourbon booze on the end. Minor notes of coffee beans, vanilla, coconut, and hazelnuts round it out.

M. Smooth (the booziness did not create a harsh bite), full body, moderate carbonation, a little sticky as it warms, moderately thin.

O. Was the coffee masked, no. I say the coffee was more balanced and accompanied the other flavor profiles you get from a well-crafted BA stout. Granted there are a ton of world-class BA stouts out there and more keep popping up everyday, but this is still underrated.

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Photo of Seabass1964
4.06/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GetTheYayo
3.78/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NickyDee21
3.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of VaTechPhilly
4.08/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jamato14
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DLSheidy
4.69/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of wonothesane42
4.29/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WSchooley
4.64/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Bourbon really came through. Blended well with coffee. Great beer

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Photo of jmdellafave
4.24/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BEER88
4.02/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dannyfayy
4.19/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SGerrard
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bourbon Sidamo Coffee Stout from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
Beer rating: 89.6% out of 100 with 441 ratings
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