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Hardywood Gingerbread Stout 2014 Release Nov. 7 & 8

Hardywood-Gingerbread-StoutThe holidays are coming (whether you like it or not), but at least we can land some “Christmas in a bottle” thanks to Hardywood Park Craft Brewery. The 2014 vintage of their renowned Gingerbread Stout is all decked out for the season, ready for release on Saturday, November 8 at 2pm.

For you local early birds, the brewery is holding a GBS pre-release the night before on Friday, November 7 from 9-10:30pm after the tasting room closes. Limit 4 bottles per person, to-go only.

The details:

  • Price TBA
  • Limit 4 bottles per person
  • 32oz and 64oz growler fills available to-go
  • Draft will be available

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 holidayspice 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. 9.2% ABV

Hardywood Park Craft Brewery is located at 2408 Ownby Ln in Richmond, VA.

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