Trademark Dispute: Hazelnut | Cycle Brewing

BA SCORE
99.7%
Liked This Beer
4.59 w/ 323 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:
#105
Reviews:
43
Ratings:
323
Liked:
322
Avg:
4.59/5
pDev:
5.66%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
103
Gots:
37
Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 323 |  Reviews: 43
Reviews by DanGeo:
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4.44/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

More User Reviews:
Photo of bennyman12
4.98/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

I win today. I was making saison wort on my system and stepped inside while it approached a boil only to have it geyser away five gallons. There were small children running all around. And there was hazelnut. Black nutty love. Nothing else matters but this beer. It is without question the most delicious beer I have ever had. It is thick. It is rich. I smell it from 10 feet away and taste it minutes after drinking. It is not sweet. It is not bourbon hot. It wants me to be happy. I am happy,

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Photo of Lare453
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

On draft, this was a 4.25. Out of the bottle, it's a 5. Tons of hazelnut from the borrow in both taste and smell. Like a ferrer Roche truffle. Creamy, black, thick. Sweet. Perfect amount of barrel. Insane.

If you rated it on draft, try the bottle and think again.

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Photo of TampaRainman
4.52/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from draft on release day.

A: Pitch black. Head quickly receded. Sticky swirl on the glass.

S: Hazelnut dominates.

T: Toasted hazelnuts with dark chocolate and campfire. Leans more roasty and well-balanced than Nooner 8's sweeter milk chocolate hazelnut. Barrel is not extremely present on the taste or the nose, but becomes more evident as it warms.

F: Not sludgy, but very smooth and silky mouthfeel. Gets stickier and thicker as it warms. Probably the first BA Cycle stout that I could effortlessly pound 22oz of solo in a single sitting.

O: If you liked Nooner 8 or if you like hazelnut stouts, then you'll dig this.

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Photo of t2grogan
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Pooles26
4.48/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Prospero
4.71/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Mangbus
4.8/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of warmbier804
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of buyyourfreedom
4.56/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of boogerisu
4.48/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sourdog
4/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cynic-ale
4.4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Oliekan
4.75/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of stereosforgeeks
4.48/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Zonian1
4.65/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of striker2160
4.44/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Zhillsgator
4.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brians52
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of JamesStreet
4.52/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rightcoast7
4.42/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Futbolmanby
4.6/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Look: Motor oil black, 1.5 inch thick creamy dark khaki head
Smell: hazelnut, vanilla, malt, Dark chocolates and finishes with a beautiful bourbon nose
Taste: big hazelnut front, vanilla and some dark chocolate and Carmel flavors along with oak, finishes with bourbon
Feel: medium body, crazy smooth, than a little bourbon heat at the end
Overall: one of the best stouts I've had

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Photo of ADG2995
4.66/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rossracing
4/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KT123
5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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Trademark Dispute: Hazelnut from Cycle Brewing
Beer rating: 99.7% out of 100 with 323 ratings
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