Imperial Stout | Olde Hickory Brewery

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496 Ratings
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Brewed by:
Olde Hickory Brewery
North Carolina, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.20%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Bitterbill on 12-06-2009

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

@ Ridgewood

Black with a beautifully creamy tan head. Aromas of big roast, molasses, raisin, bittersweet chocolate, sweet breads, and caramel. Thick, malty flavor, heavy on the dark chocolate roast, with purple fruits, espresso, and charred wood. Not too sweet, which is nice. A more bitter, ashy sort of RIS. Not really any honey, which I assume is used mostly for an ABV boost. Smooth, chewy mouthfeel, on the dry side. Tasty...

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A-dark brown black color with a decent light brown head and little lacing

S-chocolate, coffee, dark malt, char

T-dark roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, hint of vanilla, burnt caramel, mild bitterness

F-medium body with light carbonation, smooth and creamy feel

O-a solid IS, good flavor and feel, very enjoyable

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter

A: Dark black with a tan ring instead of a head. No lacing.

S: Licorice, malts, chocolate, caramel, smoke.

T: Robust, strong. Malts, anise. Dark chocolate. Smokey. Definately a stout with legs.

M: Medium to heavy with medium carbonation.

O: A great stout, but one that needs to be sipped. A bit much for me. Quite a bear.

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Imperial Stout from Olde Hickory Brewery
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 496 ratings
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