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RATINGS: 1789   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Chicory Stout is a rich, dark beer made with a touch of roasted chicory, organic Mexican coffee, St. John's Wort, and licorice root. It is brewed with roast barley, crystal malt and oats and hopped just right with Glacier hops. We use fair trade Organic Mexican Coatepec beans roasted to our specifications by Notting Hill Coffee Roastery in Lewes, DE.


3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jdobbs (331) - New Brunswick, CANADA - AUG 31, 2013
Slightly smokey with hints of chocolate and licorice. Finish and aftertaste are a bit rough. M - smooth. Medium/full body with light carbonation. O - A nice but unique coffee stout with more than a token use of chicory. Rating would be higher if not for the slighty unappealing aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jesperhammer (2815) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2013
16-AUG-2013, bottle @home, present from Limoncelloman. Thx:-) Dark, dark, quickly dying tan head. Aroma is roast, licorice and coffee. A bit dusty like licorice root. Taste the same with some spice (chicory?). Medium body and lively carbonation. OK stout.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brewdork (228) - Sanford, Florida, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Pours near-black with one finger of creamy tan head. Nice roasted coffee aroma with a touch of sweetness. Flavor follows suit. The chicory adds some depth and complexity. At least I’m assuming it’s the chicory. Other than some Café du Monde, my chicory experience is admittedly limited. But I digress... I like this beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jasond612 (257) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 24, 2013
7/24/13 bottle bought at CBO on 7/21 $3.09. Drank out front on the patio. In between dropping off Em at volleyball camp. Doesn't have a strong coffee taste but has that licorice bite to the tongue. Dark roasted malt flavor, just wished it had more of the taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fattybladdy (498) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Bottle to pint. Pours a deep dark brown, frothy tan head. Aroma of roasted malt. Taste is roasted malt, coffee, licorice. Pretty smooth and fairly dry.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Inbreak (1875) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUL 14, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 26.12.2012, 0,33l bottle sampled @ BBGTC tasting:
Lett røsta lukt med preg av mørk malt, humle, røsta korn, sjokolade, puffaris, kaffi, karamell, nøtter. Lett tørr røsta smak med preg av mørk malt, humle, røsta korn og kaffi, sjokolade, nøtter, gras, tre. Middels bitterhet som set litt. God.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (1602) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 2, 2013
Undated, recently purchased 12 oz bottle served in a snifter. Pours black-mahogany with a small tan head. Head has limited retention but leaves a lasting ring. Nice aroma of sweet dark malt with a substantial note of roast coffee. Hints of licorice and chicory. Taste is also dominated by dark roasted malt and coffee, but veers from sweet to mild-moderate bitter, the chicory is subtle but more noticeable, and it has a light herbal element. Slightly smokey with hints of chocolate and licorice. Finish and aftertaste are a bit rough. M - smooth. Medium/full body with light carbonation. O - A nice but unique coffee stout with more than a token use of chicory. Rating would be higher if not for the slighty unappealing aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tapthis (79) - Baytown, Texas, USA - JUL 1, 2013
This is a good beer, but I am not a huge fan of the chicory. It just didn’t have that stout flavor that I enjoy so much. But the aroma and mouthfeel are wonderful (though it is a bit on the dry side)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pablo951 (450) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Had it at the Chicago Craft Beer Festival 6/22/13.poures blackish with a yellow head and a smooth coffee taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jabic (405) - Brigantine, New Jersey, USA - JUN 28, 2013
Ar: Coffee and molasses, currants and caramels. Ap: Deep brown, chestnut highlights - small light tan head with poor retention, and a just a touch of foam. T: Coffee and cocoa powder, with a little sweetness - caramel and a low bitterness, with a big coffee middle - finish is chocolate and burnt sugar. P: Full body with high, mouth-filling, carbonation - finish is medium-dry. O: This stout has a really nice foundation, and the special ingredients accent the base beer well - really good, overall.


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