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Chocolate Stout - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,578 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,578
Reviews: 1,839
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 259
Gots: 223 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
12 Ingredients:
Great Western 2-Row, Crystal 135- 165, Chocolate & Rogue Micro Barley Farm DareTM & RiskTM Malts; Rogue Micro Hopyard Revolution & Rebel Hops, Rolled Oats, Roasted Barley, Natural Chocolate Flavoring, Free Range Coastal Waters & Pacman Yeast.

15º PLATO
69 IBU
77 AA
135º Lovibond

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-30-2001)
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Ratings: 3,578 | Reviews: 1,839 | Display Reviews Only:
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jhfinn420

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-11-2011 17:50:00 | More by jhfinn420
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mfreire212

Florida

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-11-2011 00:29:45 | More by mfreire212
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Popp24

California

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-09-2011 23:22:53 | More by Popp24
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NHSTEVE

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-09-2011 22:29:03 | More by NHSTEVE
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quine

Colorado

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-08-2011 21:06:18 | More by quine
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Anew

Washington

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-08-2011 19:57:35 | More by Anew
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phenomenologian

Nebraska

4.55/5  rDev +9.4%

I opened this and poured into an oversized wineglass. not the correct glass I know.

Upon pouring a little smoke comes out. It pours with a one to two finger head that laces and settles. The body color is blackish brown but very very dark and opaque. The color of the head is a creamy light brownish.

It smells of chocolate, some hops, and some grain. The chocolate smell is not too dominating or robust that all you smell is chocolate. You can smell hops and grain too. However, the other two smells are faint in the disguise of chocolate. Not like drinking chocolate syrup or milk by any means. It still tastes of beer.

It tastes of chocolate and grain, and a bit of hops. The beginning taste is of chocolaty hops and grain, but the aftertaste is a nice overtone of milk chocolate in a sort of sweet/bitter way. I really enjoy this chocolaty taste in this beer.

The mouthfeel is a smooth feeling but its sticky at the same time. It is still very drinkable.

Overall this is a great beer. Its pricey but worth the money. The chocolate tones in this beer make it a great buy. I highly recommend it.

12-08-2011 08:28:22 | More by phenomenologian
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kornkid8600

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-08-2011 08:21:25 | More by kornkid8600
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anwo56

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

12-08-2011 05:49:59 | More by anwo56
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melonpocky

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-07-2011 23:11:02 | More by melonpocky
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ROGUE16

Delaware

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-07-2011 19:00:34 | More by ROGUE16
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UnderPressure

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-07-2011 16:00:55 | More by UnderPressure
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StoutFest

Illinois

3/5  rDev -27.9%

12-07-2011 05:21:09 | More by StoutFest
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tubeman

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-07-2011 00:44:22 | More by tubeman
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imintune2

Illinois

3.1/5  rDev -25.5%

A: poured jet black (maintained when held up to a light) with an inch of caramel-colored head (minute settle). some sticky, globby lacing but that settled quickly.

S: nesquik chocolate syrup (dominating the olfaction), roasted grains, and just a slight undertone of rottenness that's reminiscent of the vegetable drawer of the refrigerator after a few weeks of neglect.

T: given the potent chocolate smell, i was expecting an overwhelming chocolate-milk taste, but the taste was actually a little underwhelming. there's a slight nose of chocolate but that's about all i'm getting.

M: rather light. again... leaving something to be desired. a bitter-tinge down the middle of the tongue and it's gone.

O: despite what sounds like a negative review, i didn't hate this beer. it had an enjoyable, unique smell (one of the most chocolaty smellin' beers i've ever had) and an easy-on-the-palate taste; the appearance and smell just got my hopes up. i was expecting a trip down memory lane when i used to put entirely too much chocolate in my milk when no one was looking.

12-07-2011 00:41:40 | More by imintune2
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ikantspel

California

4.13/5  rDev -0.7%

22oz bomber served into a mug

pours a dark brown with a monstrous creamy head

if leinenkugels is the fruity pebbles beer, this one is cocoa pebbles. cocoa, dark chocolate, and some roasty toasty malts in the nose

taste hits you with a chocolate jab, followed by a chocolate straight, and finished off by a chocolate right hook.

pretty damn crisp and and sweet but not too overpowering

12-06-2011 05:01:23 | More by ikantspel
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brendaniel

Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev -0.2%

Poured an espresso brown with a dark rich head. Aromas were strong - especially the bitter chocolate. Flavors were rich dark malts, more bitter chocolate and subtle wood flavors. Full bodied flavors with a finish that lasts - this was a great one. Terrific dessert beer!

12-06-2011 01:52:16 | More by brendaniel
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RBassSFHOPit2ME

California

4.22/5  rDev +1.4%

Admittedly not at all a fan of Rogue but I'm very impressed with this brew.

A - Black, nice mocha head and solid retention, swirls in the glass bring it back up no problem. Very nice.

S - Best aspect of this brew, especially upon semi-aggressive swirls. Huge chocolate blast, semi sweet chocolate, and dark chocolate. Good roastiness backing it up and notes of vanilla but you have to look for it. Reminds me of a chocolate forward Sierra Nevada Stout.

T - Chocolate forward Sierra Nevada Stout is the best example to give or relate to. The chocolate is forward but not as forward as the nose suggests. Great roastiness...textbook stout focusing on chocolate. Very nice.

M - smooth, crisp, and no problem killing this bomber solo.

O - Perfect for a stout fix. Not many I would take over this at this ABV range.

12-06-2011 01:39:38 | More by RBassSFHOPit2ME
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-05-2011 23:54:30 | More by JohneHoodlum
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JoeBoxer522

Illinois

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-05-2011 22:01:44 | More by JoeBoxer522
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PhatAtUT

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-05-2011 21:55:38 | More by PhatAtUT
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-05-2011 18:48:40 | More by kjkinsey
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heresy22

California

3/5  rDev -27.9%

12-05-2011 04:56:32 | More by heresy22
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rab53

Washington

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-05-2011 04:33:27 | More by rab53
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leinie13

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-04-2011 23:11:32 | More by leinie13
Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
93 out of 100 based on 3,578 ratings.