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Chicory Stout - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
84
good

3,181 Ratings
THE BROS
78
okay

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Ratings: 3,181
Reviews: 1,367
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.14%
Wants: 93
Gots: 193 | 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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MyTBeerDrinker

Illinois

1/5  rDev -73.2%

02-19-2012 21:10:44 | More by MyTBeerDrinker
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Arizona

1/5  rDev -73.2%

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Imsothirsty

New Jersey

1/5  rDev -73.2%

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aint_it_strange

Illinois

1/5  rDev -73.2%

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acanovas

New York

1/5  rDev -73.2%

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PaterIovisLII

Maryland

1/5  rDev -73.2%

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Tjvan2

Iowa

1.24/5  rDev -66.8%

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AScrambledEgg

Virginia

1.25/5  rDev -66.5%

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gafferjohn

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -59.8%

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RandyBoBandy

Florida

1.5/5  rDev -59.8%

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RWNewhouse

Montana

1.5/5  rDev -59.8%

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ChadQuest

Illinois

1.75/5  rDev -53.1%

Oh no. Chicory.

I had a co-worker who always brewed this terrible ground coffee that was 50% chicory, and it was awful.

Body is opaque black, not much light getting through, some lacing on the sides.
I can smell the chicory signature aroma that resembles stale coffee and wet cardboard. I know someone is going to say oxidation, but no, it is just the chicory, i know it well.
The flavors are equally offensive, and brings back memories.
There is some chocolate malts fighting to regain control of this sinking ship. Faint lactose and cheap coffee.

Sam, i know a thing or two about coffee. Ask me first next time.

03-07-2012 05:47:02 | More by ChadQuest
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Jobin_24

Florida

2/5  rDev -46.4%

08-13-2014 18:21:22 | More by Jobin_24
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

2/5  rDev -46.4%

12-20-2012 20:43:20 | More by Dave_Treat
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smartassboiler

Illinois

2/5  rDev -46.4%

12-25-2012 03:15:24 | More by smartassboiler
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spoonhawk

Iowa

2/5  rDev -46.4%

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chrispoint

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -46.4%

02-18-2012 08:54:03 | More by chrispoint
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Nagrom

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -46.4%

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TEAMHOLT

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -46.4%

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leftoverburrito

Oregon

2/5  rDev -46.4%

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bkbergen

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -46.4%

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North Carolina

2/5  rDev -46.4%

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cbyrd4088

Virginia

2/5  rDev -46.4%

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telecomz

Massachusetts

2.05/5  rDev -45%

A - Dark brown with a beautiful thick brown head.

S - Vegtal. Almost 'beef-stew-like'. Not appealing.

T - Flat, dull with little discernible flavors outside of a bit of coffee.

M - Feels and tastes watery.

D - One is enough.

My first DFH disappointment. I purchased Old School today so the world will be right again with DFH.

11-07-2010 03:23:26 | More by telecomz
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largadeer

California

2.05/5  rDev -45%

Dark reddish-brown, very clear when held to the light. The tan head quickly recedes to a collar. Smells light; roasty with earthy coffee notes, a bit bready. Watery on the palate, dry and very thin. Chalky mouthfeel. Roasty, earthy flavors up front; a bit herbal and minty toward the finish with an odd Alka-seltzer note. This is thoroughly unimpressive.

12-21-2010 06:23:51 | More by largadeer
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Chicory Stout from Dogfish Head Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 3,181 ratings.