Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Dogfish Head Chicory Stout

Dogfish's Chicory stout is a seasonal stout that is brewed with roasted chicory and organic Mexican coffee. The beer is a mild 5.2% with only 21 IBU's.
Chicory Stout poured a dark brown, blackish color with a thumb width, tan head. The nose has a huge amount of robust coffee, and a light malt aroma underneath. The body is smooth, with dark roasted malt, more coffee, and some hops underneath. The finish is dry and lingers for a bit with a slight bitterness.

Overall, this is a decent beer. Dogfish's Chicory is a solid stout that is big on coffee in both the aroma and body. The fairly mild ABV allows for a few to be had in one session and the ideal food pairing would smoked or BBQ'd meats followed by some dark chocolate.

1 comment:

Simply Beer said...

I'm looking forward to the release of this years beer, hopefully it is only a few months away.

I want to see how it compares to last years.