Norm | Wormtown Brewery

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Brewed by:
Wormtown Brewery
Massachusetts, United States
wormtownbrewery.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
2012: Growler and tap only
2013: Growler, tap, and limited 22oz bottle release (120 12 bottle cases total, bottled on October 4).

Added by rudzud on 08-27-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
177
Reviews:
26
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
10.79%
 
 
Wants:
43
Gots:
20
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 177 |  Reviews: 26
Photo of Patches826
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StoutElk_92
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.04/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This one pours a fairly dark brown, nearly black, with a small head, and no lacing.

Smells like light coconut, fudgy chocolate, and a hint of roasted malt.

I'd definitely like a bit more coconut here, but the flavor there is nice anyway, nice and toasty, with sweet milk chocolate, and just the smallest hint of roasted malt. It's a simple dessert beer but it's executed pretty well.

This is light bodied, pretty creamy, but not thin, luckily.

This is a nice little beer. It's nothing that'll knock your socks off, but it was quite enjoyable.

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Photo of J-Rice
4.43/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MA08
4.12/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hootie159
4.11/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dental
4.39/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RichD
4.44/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ChrisMyhre
4.35/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tigg924
4.36/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap. Pours opaque, black in color with 1/3 inch head. Taste is huge shredded, toasted coconut flakes, light coffee, and light toasted chocolate malt. Medium bodied and sweet, but never overly so. I have had several coconut beers and this one is the beer that most closely resembles liquid Mounds candy. A treat of a dessert beer. Will have to find this again. Best beer from Wormtown to date.

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Photo of kalosjakar
4.23/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jcoleMA66
4.6/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gatch
4.47/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Been waiting to try this for many years. On tap at Rail Trail in Hudson. Looks like a stout. Has a great nose of roasted malt and toasted coconut. Same with the flavor but more coffee and chocolate. Finish is superb without a watery feel or milky character like many stouts have. Well done!

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Photo of pisano
4.08/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dizzy242
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bdrega10
4.83/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bobstockwell
3.99/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bwrenn24
4.31/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nomis
4.31/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SveNss0N
4.48/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of joeroma5
4.73/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Houser
4.02/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mdfb79
4.21/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From 06/11/15 notes. 22 oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

Pours a dark brown, almost black color, with one finger of tan head and moderate carbonation evident. Roasted malts, milk and dark chocolate, coconuts, toasted malts, oak, cream, vanilla, and cocoa. Medium body and moderate carbonation, smooth.

Overall a really good oatmeal stout; would love to have it again.

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Photo of bmozzy
4.31/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Rideguy64
3.67/5  rDev -12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Norm from Wormtown Brewery
4.17 out of 5 based on 177 ratings.
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