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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Taza Stout is lavish comfort in a bottle. During the boil, we add roasted chicory root and ginger, creating coffee tones lightened by a refreshing yet subtle spiciness. After fermentation, we age the beer on organic roasted cacao nibs from Somerville-based Taza Chocolate. The result is a rich and lively chocolate finish that perfectly complements the elegance of our estery Belgian house yeast.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
coolpop (1395) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Draft at the brewery. Poured dark brown with a medium-sized tan head. Classic dry stout with some additional elements: quite herby, lots of chocolate, light spiciness. Good, but the sours and saisons are their real strength.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (3975) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 6, 2013
750ml bottle in a Night Shift glass. Pours near black with a lacy, beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, the chicory coffee notes, dark chocolate, some light dough, and a little spiciness. Flavor the same with a nice blend of the chicory, coffee, and the stout. Average texture. A pretty good beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (4894) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 27, 2013
Sampled on tap at the brewery. Pours a muddy dark brown, nearly black, with some ruddy, thick head. Nose has a lot of spice happening, cinnamon, ginger, mild nuts, almost peanutty, slightly vegetal, some dark chocolate, dark malt. Flavor is similar, more malt in the mouth, some dark chocolate, nutty, spice. Thin finish. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ernesto987 (3714) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 24, 2013
on draft at brewery, wow this is pretty cool. A light chocolate stout without much roastyness at all. I like it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (8464) - San Diego County, California, USA - NOV 14, 2013
750mL thanks to WillRunForBeer! Pours clear, but dark brown looking black in the Oerbier stemware with a a luxurious, thick reddish head. Good retention and spotty lacing. Nose is big on the cinnamon and gingerbread. Could pass for a "pumpkin" stout. Unfortunately the taste is very thin and lemon acidic. Comes across as a bit soapy but so much lemon. Feels like 4-5% abv.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11086) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 30, 2013
on tap-big tan-brown. A-spice, chocolate-med malt. T-spice (ok, ginger), chocolate-med malt, some earthy/wood hops. Med body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HonusWagner (1406) - Florida, USA - APR 28, 2013
Whatever. Kinda spicy, somewhat chocolatey, but underwhelming considering how much I love Taza chocolate.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1237) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Unusual stout. Slightly bitter. Spicy notes. Quite thin for a stout. Coffee undertone with a hint of chocolate, which lingers. If I had to guess, I would call this a porter more than a stout. If it were a character in a play, a puritanical New Englander. A very good porter, as a stout, not bad -- unusual but complex. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SudsMcDuff (5844) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 6, 2013
this is wiener drizzle .. . pours a dark brown black .. . mild head, alright lacing .. . mild chocolate, cooking chocolate (regular and burnt), and mild roast .. . mild belgian yeast feel .. . doesn’t it help to be a hot woman or a fat black guy

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (11122) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
Bottle at RBWG Grand Tasting. Looks food, deep brown with a big tan foam head. Lots of spices, some dark malts. A touch dey and spicy. So so.


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