Release Hardywood Park Chocolate Heat

Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by brother_kenneth, Feb 8, 2013.

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  1. brother_kenneth

    brother_kenneth Zealot (558) Oct 22, 2012 Virginia
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  2. Beerontwowheels

    Beerontwowheels Initiate (0) Nov 22, 2009 Maryland

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  3. Skrip

    Skrip Zealot (561) Oct 7, 2012 South Carolina
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    i'm hoping it hits stores by the time i have to drive back down south next sunday
     
  4. evilcatfish

    evilcatfish Defender (615) May 11, 2012 Missouri
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  5. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Meyvn (1,143) Apr 25, 2012 Virginia
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    Normally takes 10-14 days for hardywood's stuff to hit the shelves after their release parties just fyi, but you can always swing by their brewery if you're in search of stuff. Cheers!
     
  6. VeganUndead

    VeganUndead Meyvn (1,143) Apr 25, 2012 Virginia
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    Come see me at corks and kegs, i'll be there bored and hungover til 4, Cheers!
     
  7. Mopps

    Mopps Initiate (0) Dec 17, 2012 Virginia

    Let me know what you think of it. Always a fun time at a Hardywood.
     
  8. Skrip

    Skrip Zealot (561) Oct 7, 2012 South Carolina
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    Ahh ok, I'm gonna be driving back next Sunday and I don't think they are open that day. It's all good I'll just stop and pick up some other locals. Unless someone wants to get a couple bottles for me and we can do an IP trade that day
     
  9. BeastLU

    BeastLU Disciple (326) Dec 20, 2012 Virginia

    Yeah should be two weeks. About 350 cases plus draft should be available.
     
  10. BeastLU

    BeastLU Disciple (326) Dec 20, 2012 Virginia

    Huge showing. Good beer.

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  11. robwestcott

    robwestcott Meyvn (1,090) Nov 3, 2008 Indiana
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    good grief. that sounds like a crazy good beer. someone pls report back.
     
  12. brother_kenneth

    brother_kenneth Zealot (558) Oct 22, 2012 Virginia
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    I enjoyed it thoroughly! Quite spicy, smoky, relatively thin for a stout, and unlike any other beer I've had. The base seems similar to Sidamo honestly, but I did speak with one of the Hardywood guys who assured me that there is lactose in the Chocolate Heat - he mentioned that it may become more evident with a bit of age; it is obviously very fresh at present. I would recommend checking it out. Good time at the release today too. Cheers!
     
  13. BC4MFRED1

    BC4MFRED1 Aspirant (240) Jan 7, 2012 Virginia
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    I have plenty of bottles of Choc Heat and Sidamo for anyone wanting to set up a trade, just BM me with offers.
     
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