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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Imperial Milk Stout with Cacao, Vanilla, and Spices Added

Chai Dog is our Eastern answer to the coffee-centric caffeine concoctions popular here in the West. This silky smooth milk stout is brewed with cacao nibs, green cardamom, vanilla bean, star anise, black peppercorn, and cinnamon. This delicious blend of spices creates a balance of complexity that will transport you from your local watering hole to an authentic, old tea house in the heart of Mumbai.


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3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cbuk1013 (246) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - SEP 2, 2013
I was a bit disappointed. Smells totally like chai tea. Taste is a bit thin, heavy on the cinnamon. Tastes like Christmas. O.K. Beer.


2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Benzai (9783) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 21, 2015
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared by Joes. Opaque black color, average sized light brown head. Aroma is malts and very herbal / spicy. Taste also has malts and a lot of herbs and spices. Totally not my thing. Body and carbonation are fine but the beer just has way way way too much herbs or spices.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (4598) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAY 21, 2015
Bottle @ benzai. Black colour with a small beige head. Smells thyme, mint, cardemon, herbs, cassave chips. Tastes sweet, loads the of herbs, chocolate, sweet, cardemom, pepper, weird, actually not that bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (6730) - Ohio, USA - MAY 9, 2015
22 oz bottle shared with Tmoney99 and the Fifty West guys. Pours dark brown to almost black in color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have tons of spices, cinnamon, peppercorns, some chocolate, light roast, hints of vanilla, the anise comes through, I got a hint of a minty character, a bit thin perhaps that was due to all the other stuff going on, decent, but I like their other stouts better.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerBunker (851) - Burbank, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2015
22oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a foamy brown head. Aroma is of toasted malt, vanilla, spice, and coffee. Lingering bitter coffee taste. Mouthfeel is sticky, but not overly thick. As it warms, a cola taste starts to come through. Enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (2518) - Arkansas, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Bottle at Butler's house. Pours dark brown with a thin tan head. Aroma is cardamom cinnamon chocolate roast. Flavor follows. Slightly tart/sour. Med bodied. Decent beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (10003) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle... Deep dark-brown pour with no head. The nose is of espresso-laced brownies soaked in weak chai tea. Full-bodied with an oily mouthfeel and lazy carbonation. The flavor is a marriage of faint chai tea and milk chocolate. Remarkably well-balanced, although it does lean sweet – as it should - but not in a cloying way. More chai in the aroma and flavor would make this a world class beer. Bottle courtesy of ctipping and BBB63!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwood04 (4513) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 19, 2014
22oz bottle in a tulip. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, some spices and tea, light dough, hints of vanilla, and some caramel sweetness. Flavor the same. Average to smoother texture. A pretty good beer but a little weird.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (7606) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - APR 12, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown pour. Small head. Aroma of cardamom and other spices. Smooth moderate palate. Very aromatic. Spice flavor but not hot at all. Nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NotoriousJ (39) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - APR 3, 2014
Nice thick milk stout body ones perfectly with chai. Thin tan head recedes quickly not much lacing. Bouquet is excellent chai prevalent with cardamom anise and cinnamon. Taste reflects the aroma black peppercorn comes in with a nice kick at the end. Overall different and solid brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drewbeerme (3895) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 31, 2014
on tap at Stoutfest ’14. pours black with small tan head. Aroma is loaded with chai tea, lots of spices up front but they were pleasing and exactly what I was expecting. flavor was similar, i felt that the spices and lactose worked well together, didn’t get much roast, wasn’t overly sweet. tasted like chai tea to me. thin body. should be listed as a spice beer but oh well.


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