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Chickow! - Triple Digit Brewing Co.

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Chickow!Chickow!

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

102 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 102
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 12.29%
Wants: 10
Gots: 16 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Triple Digit Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 02-08-2013)
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Colorado

2.5/5  rDev -39.8%

12-28-2013 22:19:19 | More by BeerMeColorado
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Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -33.7%

02-20-2014 20:25:09 | More by ygtbsm94
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mattsucks

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -33.7%

04-01-2014 23:35:25 | More by mattsucks
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Ohio

3/5  rDev -27.7%

07-19-2014 14:05:10 | More by elkinbrown
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Kevin72

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -27.7%

01-21-2014 12:57:04 | More by Kevin72
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jeremy3311

Ohio

3/5  rDev -27.7%

01-21-2014 14:58:37 | More by jeremy3311
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Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

02-22-2014 01:22:23 | More by Adkins1203
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king75

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

02-28-2014 01:54:50 | More by king75
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moodyxc9

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

04-03-2014 02:48:35 | More by moodyxc9
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drdiesel9483

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

02-21-2014 20:53:08 | More by drdiesel9483
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baybum

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

03-01-2014 12:31:17 | More by baybum
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Infamous7100

Ohio

3.68/5  rDev -11.3%

A: dark brown to mahogany. Nice finger width tan head but minimal lacing.
S: big time notes of caramel, toffee, bread and vanilla. I do get a little of the nutiness, but not as much as expected.
T: very sweet as the caramel and biscuit maltiness rule the day. A hint of bitterness at the end but does little to balance the sweetness. The high ABV is barely noticeable.
M: Creamy and medium bodied with a carbonation level to match. Finished with a very sweet hang.
O: pretty enjoyable brew though perhaps a bit too sweet. Wanted a bit more nuttiness to cut the sweetness but its still inviting. Good effort and a nice sipper that can sneak up on you as the ABV is well hidden.

05-12-2013 02:48:51 | More by Infamous7100
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

3.71/5  rDev -10.6%

As one of Cincinnati's newcomers on the craft beer scene, Triple Digit isn't treading lightly- jumping right out of the gate with a Hazelnut Double Brown Ale. Not the safe Northern English "Newcastle Brown Ale-type" beer, but a bodacious, creative, and lush beer that's sure to win over the hard-core malty ale lovers.

The obvious brown-stained beer shows garnet highlights through a medium-weight haze. As the dark ale settles into the snifter, it releases a dainty, light tan head that tops the beer like latte. Lacing lightly on the glass, the beer denotes each sip with well-defined rings of foam.

Opening with a punch of nuttiness, there's no mild insinuations of hazelnut through malt, but an obvious overtone that commands the ale from nose to finish. But the rise of pure hazelnut extract is backed by sheer malty underpinnings: molasses, toffee, caramel walnut, and toast prop up the nutty flavors with strong sweetness and a creamy milkshake-type smoothness. Background dates and figs butt right up against rummy alcohols and minerally iron for a balance against the dessert-like sweetness to close the beer's taste.

Medium-full in body, the beer doesn't scream "imperial". Instead, its quiet and calm demeanor is lush, succulent and seductive as the toffee wraps around the tongue and extends its malt-forward demeanor deep into finish and aftertaste. Only the warm dryness of alcohol and the brisk iron-clad finish rivals its sweet focus.

Hazelnut seems to be a polarizing taste- love it or hate it, this is not an "everyone" kind of beer. Its meant to appease the sweet tooths and those who prefer to drink their dessert.

06-20-2013 17:41:25 | More by BEERchitect
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speedvagen

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

03-01-2014 12:04:26 | More by speedvagen
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JDizzle

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

07-11-2014 00:26:08 | More by JDizzle
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ToddBeans

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

07-16-2014 18:38:26 | More by ToddBeans
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Filabee

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-04-2014 00:23:13 | More by Filabee
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jaymo18

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

03-30-2014 23:52:11 | More by jaymo18
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reedmn

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

07-21-2014 15:13:52 | More by reedmn
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.86/5  rDev -7%

12 oz bottle
Pours red-brown with good clarity and a modest but partly durable head.
Strong nutty aroma suggest a beer that is sweeter than this turns out to be. Only mildly sweet upfront, it turns mildly bitter by the aftertaste.

Medium+ body; medium carbonation. Smooth.

O: an imperial nut brown in both aroma and flavor. High ABV is well hidden.

02-08-2014 22:58:53 | More by chinchill
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brewdlyhooked13

Ohio

3.89/5  rDev -6.3%

Appearance - Here's to Lightning McQueen... the pour shows a dark caramel brown color, a thin head of light mocha with impressive resilience.

Aroma - grains with a light toast, a touch of metal.

Taste - rich malts, far richer than the sniff lets on. Sweet they are, the toastiness remains light, and again a faint metallic note. Hazelnut shows up more on the aftetaste along with some alcohol warming. They come off a little green, a little stone fruit type of nuttiness. The finish keeps some sweetness along with the hazelnut and toasty grain. Although the high abv is evident, it is pretty well hidden by the big flavors.

Mouthfeel - rich and smooth. The carbonation is frisky but the body is so big that the bubbles are helpful for balance .

Overall - a nice change of pace with the hazelnuts. I would seek out the barrel-aged variety at Cincy Beer Fest.

02-08-2013 05:11:33 | More by brewdlyhooked13
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breakingbland

Michigan

3.9/5  rDev -6%

08-18-2014 02:45:58 | More by breakingbland
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.95/5  rDev -4.8%

Pours a beige head. Color is a dark brown.

Flavor profile: Marshmallow, chocolate, cocoa, hazelnut. Roasted malts with some syrup.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and creamy. A little hot.

This beer is very flavorful, but it shows a little alcohol. It has a lot of flavors, but it is a little syrupy or artificially sweet.

05-15-2014 00:55:07 | More by mothman
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.96/5  rDev -4.6%

Appearance: Arrives fudge brown with a nice tan cap; a few strands of lacing trail behind

Smell: Brown bread, mocha, caramel, hazelnuts and vanilla

Taste: Mocha and caramel, up front, with vanilla and hazelnut flavors building into the middle; some nutskin bitterness, after the swallow, but the hazelnuts, mocha and caramel flavors dominate the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: While the beer is a bit on the sweet side so I wouldn't want to drink it in quantity, it brings a different flavor profile that is certainly worth sampling

08-14-2013 21:05:54 | More by brentk56
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warriorsoul

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.6%

03-09-2013 05:26:08 | More by warriorsoul
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Chickow! from Triple Digit Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 102 ratings.