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Hardywood Gingerbread Stout 2013 Release Nov. 16

Hardywood Gingerbread StoutNothing signals the chilly weather like some Gingerbread Stout. Hardywood Park Craft Brewery in Richmond will be releasing bottles and draft of their most popular beer on Saturday, November 16 at 2pm.

The details:

  • 750mL bottles, 32oz growlers and 64oz growlers will be available, along with 6 and 12oz draft pours
  • Limit (4) 750mL bottles per person
  • Food will be available, live music starts at 4pm – details here

Hardywood legally isn’t allowed to advertise pricing due to Virginia ABC laws, but Gingerbread Stout was $9 per bottle last year.

Commercial description:

Brewed with baby ginger from Casselmonte Farm and wildflower honey from Bearer Farms, Hardywood Gingerbread Stout captures the terroir of central Virginia in a rich, creamy libation with a velvety mouthfeel and an intriguing evolution of flavors from milk chocolate and vanilla to honeycomb and cinnamon to a snap of ginger in the finish.

Deep, dark chocolate in color with a mahogany tint and a frothy, caramel colored head, Hardywood Gingerbread Stout offers aromatics of holiday spice originating from the ginger, and balanced with a generous dose of whole Madagascar bourbon vanilla beans and Vietnamese cinnamon. Milk sugar (lactose) contributes to the full body of this stout and tames its roasty character, while oats lend a silky quality. Enjoy fresh, or cellar for a special occasion. We hope Hardywood Gingerbread Stout contributes to your merriment this season.

Hardywood Park Craft Brewery is located at 2408 Ownby Lane in Richmond. Check them out here.

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