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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   IBU: 52   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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This is STOUT beer, not for the meek! Hickory Stick Stout is a whole- lot-a beer full of malt. English pale and crystal malts start this beer quickly followed by big time chocolate and black patent malts. Tons of Cascade hops go into Hickory Stick Stout to round out the malt character. Hickory Stick Stout is a very robust stout, bursting with flavor!

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
demmbonz (632) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 12, 2013
Bomber to snifter. I hope my glass is contaminated because something is way off in the aroma. Dark brown stout. Dark roast albeit thin flavor. Had to pour it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12014) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Bomber from timfoolery. Itís a wild pour. One inch of dark brown and 4+ fingers of creamy/foamy tan head. Aroma through that head is tuff, but thereís a lot of heavy dark burnt malt down below. Med body or better. Flavor is fairly smooth burnt malt with some aspects that could be bourbon or celery. Odd, but I could call it either way. Thereís some chocolate, and itís rather ashy, but itís dry, seemingly astringent, and thereís a lot of hop bitter. Pardon while I attend to the foam creeping from the bottle. Damn nice drink. Much more flavor than many stouts. As flavorful as an IS, but in a very different, but similar, way.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KajII (799) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - JAN 2, 2013
22oz Bottle. The pour was a very dark brown with a large (2-3 finger) light brown frothy head that had great retention, slowly reducing to a thick cap which lasted throughout and had good streaky lacing. The aroma was of a burnt bread malt, light resin hops and a bold leathery yeast with notes of bakersí chocolate, roasted coffee and a charred smoky scent. The taste was bitter, malty and rather roasty with a strong bitter chocolate note from the beginning, progressing with a strong hoppiness, a bitter coffee presence and a bold charred taste towards the end. The flavor lasted a very long time after the swallow, with a mild charred hoppy taste hitting you right in the back of the throat and lingering for just a little while longer. Mouthfeel was medium in body and dry in texture with a quite lively carbonation. Overall this was a bold and roasty Stout with a smoky charred finish and a good smooth drinkability...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RABinCO (1399) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 1, 2013
Bomber. Pours near black. Not much of any head, but mild lacing. Taste is a very nice balance of smoky malts, sweetness, and a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HighlanderOne (1047) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Poured from bottle. Lots in the aroma - dry cocoa, toasted malt, smoke, caramel. Good lookin stout with tan lasting head. Dry cocoa, wood, licorice, nut with hops in the back. Licorice, caramel and smoky notes too. Generally dry feel, but some sweetness as well. Quite enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Bottle:   Black, thin to moderate foamy sandy head, nice lacing.   Bakers chocolate and soft roasted malts on the nose.   Very dry bakers chocolate and soft roasted malts on the tongue.   Not bitter, not too sweet, very dry, with a roasted malt background.   Body and mouthfeel are fairly moderate.   Not too big in body, somewhat thin but not watery.   Very simple finish, soft roast with some bakers chocolate, mild bitterness, dry.   Tiz okay, but fairly average.   Thanks Jeff!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
boFNjackson (4185) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 3, 2012
Bottle... Poured dark, near jet black with a thin head. Not sure on the age of this bottle. But seemed a bit stale and thinned out. Still nice. Some roast, ash, charred grains and burnt sweetness. Faint hop earthiness too.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - SEP 20, 2012
From Beerilicious iphone app: Roasted Citrus aroma that appears brown and clear. Frothy brown head. Starts out sweet and finishes heavily bitter. creamy mouthfeel with lively carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerenberger (1559) - Fischer, Texas, USA - SEP 14, 2012
Aroma is mostly roasted malt hints of raisins. Pours a dark brown with a tan head. Taste is roasted malt and a hint of sweetness. Medium bodied and medium carbonation. Overall, enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
maxwelldeux (4081) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUL 3, 2012
Pours very dark and thick with only a moderate head. Nice roasted flavors to it and thick, though really easy to drink. Good stout.

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