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Chicory Stout - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
84
good

3,148 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 3,148
Reviews: 1,366
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.1%
Wants: 90
Gots: 179 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Chicory was one of the first beers we started brewing at our pub back when it opened in 1995. It's a dark beer made with a bunch of roasted chicory, organic Mexican coffee, St. John's Wort and licorice root. We use whole-leaf Cascade and Fuggle hops, as well as pale, roasted and oatmeal grains.

21 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-06-2001)
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Thads324

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3.73/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

pours a lovely dark black with barely any head, a bit of tan around the edges of where the head should be. Smells heavenly, like sweet coffee on christmas morning. dark chocolate dominates the nose.

tastes a bit watery up front, with a bit of dark roasted malt and chocolate. A slight hop bitterness, which is heightened by the carbonation. A bit tart with a clean finish. The aftertaste that lingers reminds you a bit of wood, but that is all. mouthfeel is a bit odd with a very effervescent feel. A bit watery as well. It is quite smooth and easy going however.

A good looking beer that smells perfect, but can't hold up in the taste realm. I bet this would be a mind blowing beer on cask!!
As I sip this beer it seems to be all over the place, one time it tastes great, the next it seems a little funny. i will certainly have to try it again.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2011 20:25:34 | More by Thads324
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Chicory Stout from Dogfish Head Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 3,148 ratings.