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Trademark Dispute: Hazelnut | Cycle Brewing

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4.58/5
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348 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cycle Brewing
Florida, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Barrel aged imperial stout w/ hazelnut.

Batch #1: Hazelnut
Batch #2: Trademark Dispute: Hazelnut

Added by JamesH on 11-18-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#108
Reviews:
46
Ratings:
348
pDev:
5.68%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
104
Gots:
34
Trade:
2
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4.4/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.46/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheBeerTruck
4.33/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mdlb44
4.32/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kmanjohnson
4.11/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Keananmichael5
4.3/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bentnorton
4.56/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L - Pretty standard for a stout, relatively thin mocha head that disappears quickly.
S - So much hazelnut! Plenty of bourbon as well, but I'm shocked at how prominent the hazelnut is.
T - Very much like it smells, but the hazelnut is a little less overwhelming. The hazelnut is still very prominent up front, with bourbon/vanilla flavors following. They really blend together nicely.
F - Very nice. Not too thin at all.

Overall, this is an excellent beer. You definitely need to like hazelnut (obviously), but the flavors blend together better than I would have thought.

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Photo of robertm2152
4.73/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DNICE555
4.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sk8sean86
4.84/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Photo of Qdubb
4.59/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of oskinker
4.59/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sabtos
4.1/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Viscous shiny black with a dense tan cream that can be lightly rejuvenated with a swirl.

Smell is chocolate hazelnut spread with a little peanut, supported by oak, charcoal and whiskey.

Taste is luscious and decadent hazelnut chocolate spread and roasted peanut kicked up by whiskey with a little heat. I think the hazelnut helps to round out and thicken this beer more than others out of Cycle.

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4.64/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This one pours a dark inky looking black, with a very small head, and not much lacing.

This is a nutty explosion on the nose, with rich creamy toasted hazelnut. There's a lot of rich dark chocolate, too- this is approaching melted Ferrero Roche territory.

This is decadent, and a near perfect dessert beer. There's not a ton of barrel, but this is to be expected from Cycle. There's the slightest hint of subtle oak bitterness, and no bourbon to be found. There is however, a whole smorgasbord of hazelnut coming at you in waves, with chocolate sauce, creamy coffee, and vanilla.

This is medium bodied. It's a little bit less than thick, like most Cycle beers; this however adds to the drinkability. It's normally carbonated for the style.

I tend to frequently get a boner for Cycle's pastry stout game. This entry only enhances said pastryboner.

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Photo of beergorrilla
4.02/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zaphog
3.87/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ljjpowers
4.4/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mltobin
4.22/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Felgenlager
4.25/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.6/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Arsenal0328
4.49/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HoppyCrop
4.55/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RealDeal
4.6/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Trademark Dispute: Hazelnut from Cycle Brewing
Beer rating: 4.58 out of 5 with 348 ratings
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