Old Wooden Head | Burnt Hickory Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Burnt Hickory Brewery
Georgia, United States
burnthickorybrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
John Bell Hood was called “Old Wooden Head” by his troops for his tenacity and hard headed-ness. Our ale is just that. Full of hops (how many? we donʼt know) Full of Malt (we shut a whole field down) this extreme gravity beer will not stop until you surrender to itʼs amazing flavor.

Added by Jadjunk on 09-18-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
80
Reviews:
16
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
10.19%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
16
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 80 |  Reviews: 16
Photo of psycHOPathy
3.86/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Look: rich orange amber with bubbles stuck to glass. <1cm head
Smell: really fruity and juicy, blood orange, mango, jackfruit, cherry
Taste: closer to pitted fruit than citrus, sandalwood. Very concentrated pine
Clings to your tongue after, a little harsh
The aftertaste and mouth coating doesn't go away and is not pleasant

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Photo of ananddullabh
3.97/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BigGold
4.21/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

First had poured from 12-oz. bottle into TEKU. This Southern Imperial IPA is big, and alcohol-forward, but balanced like an even-sided artillery battle.

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Photo of ColSanders123
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GSUEAGLE
3.49/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shanty76
4.12/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bmeGT
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wrigleyf
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mweso2000
4.33/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WonderNerd15
4.07/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of c00ller
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cosmickevbot
4.59/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This last batch was exceptional. Big hop flavour and aroma which is nice in a 10% Dipa. I've had this one before and this last batch (4 pk from the brewery) was awesome. Best Dipa in the state for sure. Really easy drinking but will literally put you on your head if you are not careful.

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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rajendra82
4.05/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

The beer poured orange amber in color, and the body looked quite hazy, when held up against a light. The head formed to a height of two fingers thick, and left spotty lace around the glass. The smell was a blend of hops and malts, giving an impression of balanced beer. The blended aromas reminded me the most of mangoes and peaches. Since I was sampling this beer nine months past the hand written bottled on date, I wonder if the hops were more pronounced at one time. The taste was very mellow, with a good tropical fruit flavor, followed by a kick of spicy hops. The body was quite tick for the style, making this beer start to encroach on barleywine territory. The beer was enjoyable DIPA, but sadly not a memorable one.

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Photo of Omonigan
4.58/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jrob21
3.5/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of crownrl28
4.34/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dankjohn
3.5/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thegerm87
3.15/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of baklo
3.69/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nordbier
4.06/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of costanzo_mike
4.29/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jmikepow
3.84/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 5EKF
4.03/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chiefbender
4.79/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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Old Wooden Head from Burnt Hickory Brewery
4.22 out of 5 based on 80 ratings.
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