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Chocolate Stout - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,596 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,596
Reviews: 1,841
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 262
Gots: 229 | 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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Greywulfken

New York

4.23/5  rDev +1.7%

A: Center pour into tulip produced a shiny, inky black body with dark tan foam a finger thick that trailed lacing as it receded

S: very mellow, smooth espresso and subtle chocolate malts

T: roastiness of barley and smooth mellowness of chocolate malts; moderate espresso coffee flavors; nicely bittered with a little bite on the finish, which made the beer vibe classy; roasty burnt taste on the mid-palate; dry bittersweet chocolate

M: medium-to-full bodied, slick across the tongue; some bitter tingle; gentle chocolate malt/roasty aftertaste

O: a very distinguished-tasting beer - forward in approach, embracing the style with a simple elegance.

11-18-2012 01:17:31 | More by Greywulfken
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KingSlayer

California

4.23/5  rDev +1.7%

650 ml bottle poured into a beer pint.
poured a jet black untranslucent liquid, nice creamy dense tan 3 fingers persistent head, lots of lacing.
nose smells good but isnt that intense, composed of roasted malts, milk chocolate cocoa powder, and hint of aromatic hops.
intense palate of dark chocolate, dark roasted malty sweetness, bitter cocoa powder, surprisingly bitter (but not in a bad way) because i expected it to be very sweet.
full silky creamy body, lots of carbonation, alcohol well masked.
overall a very pleasant stout to drink, is heavy and creamy, the bitter cocoa powder flavor is marked and lasts in your mouth like a heavy mocha coffee. goes down easily, alcohol barely noticeable. this opens up as reaching towards room temp.

01-18-2013 00:26:07 | More by KingSlayer
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Drinkerofales

California

4.23/5  rDev +1.7%

A black beer, with brown and red on the edges, no light passes. A dense medium mocha head leaves plenty of lacing.

Smell is as advertised, milk chocolate up front and bitter chocolate in the end.

Tastes of roasted malt, bitter chocolate, with a hint of the sweet in the middle. Well balanced.

Feels creamy and smooth, with a touch of bite on the tongue.

Very up front about the chocolate, and it delivers. Nice beer, I am planning a cake to be made from this stuff.

DOA

04-02-2012 02:56:29 | More by Drinkerofales
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trxxpaxxs

New York

4.23/5  rDev +1.7%

A: This beer pours black with one and a half fingers of dark khaki colored head. The foam takes awhile to settle, leaving decent lacing as it drinks.

S: The nose is Vanilla, milk chocolate, and a touch of marshmallow. Smells great.

T: This beer is nice and sweet. I get milk chocolate and vanilla right up front, but it's not overpowering. Sweet, but not too sweet. As it moves to the middle I get some roast and bitters on the back end. It's well balanced.

M: Full bodied beer. It's smooth, coating, but not too sticky. The sweetness hits the palate first but it transitions wonderfully into bitters as it fades.

O: Very nice beer. I didn't have a lot of expectations for this beer, so I am pretty darn impressed. The flavors are great, it's sweet but not overpowering, it's a great dessert beer. I would drink this again, and would recommend it to someone looking for a milder version of Southern Tier's Choklat.

05-16-2013 12:57:16 | More by trxxpaxxs
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev +1.7%

A-dark brown black color with a small tan head and slight lacing

S-dark malt, chocolate, hints of bitterness

T-roasted barley, chocolate, nice bitter notes

F-medium body with light to moderate carbonation, smooth and creamy

O-delicious! Nice for sipping with dessert.

09-03-2012 16:23:59 | More by MDDMD
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KYGunner

Kentucky

4.24/5  rDev +1.9%

Black as coal and yielding no light there's a ton of carbonation that creates a frothy soapy brown head.

The scent has pure milk chocolate, creamy and sweet, but I'm reminded of hot cocoa with a layer of marshmallows floating atop. Bits of caramel or toffee with a graham crackery, marshmallow aroma fill the nose.

The taste is dry, chocolatey with a strong burnt maltiness. Touches of coffee mix with the chocolate and present an espresso creaminess. There's some watery tones that end with a metal like feel at the aftertaste but its not so off-putting as to keep one from enjoying a really good stout.

03-30-2013 23:37:51 | More by KYGunner
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M_C_Hampton

Georgia

4.24/5  rDev +1.9%

A: poured from a 22 oz bottle into a nonic pint glass, rich dark red brown almost black with a large dark tan head that lingers leaving good lacing, clear

S: big chocolate nose, sweet, brown sugar, dark malt

T: cocoa, vanilla, cinnnamon, bitter chocolate taste up front that quickly fades into a malty middle, slight bitter hop on the finish

M: silky with lower carbonation and a lingering finish

O: the chocolate presence is there but more with flavors of cocoa than a candy bar, the dose of hops adds an interesting twist to the finish

04-24-2013 02:26:55 | More by M_C_Hampton
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aszatk01

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

10-19-2013 15:39:19 | More by aszatk01
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jono0101

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-09-2014 20:25:10 | More by jono0101
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SD-Alefan

South Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-16-2014 23:50:08 | More by SD-Alefan
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KolbMarley

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-23-2013 01:45:01 | More by KolbMarley
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Motleydrunk56

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

22 oz Bottle.What a nice surprise.This was recommended to me by the High Desert Walrus.Goo gookey chew.Great Chocolate Stout.Tasted just like a liquid candy bar.Put on a little John Fogerty and I was ready to rock this one.At 6.0ABV it was a little less than I am used too from a stout but the wonderful flavor and that great smell of Chocolate just really did it for me.I will be drinking this again.Thanks Walrus.

08-27-2014 05:18:39 | More by Motleydrunk56
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Meyers1023

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-07-2014 04:36:25 | More by Meyers1023
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Prospero

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-31-2014 01:25:38 | More by Prospero
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IrishGermanAmerican

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-22-2012 00:11:50 | More by IrishGermanAmerican
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-15-2011 18:02:46 | More by bpfrush
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butters_mcgee

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-01-2014 01:36:50 | More by butters_mcgee
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HeyYoMar

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-27-2013 00:59:37 | More by HeyYoMar
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yankeeheel

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Pours a deep, beautiful, ink black with a rather active espresso colored head. Maximal lacing and good retention. Smells overtly of chocolate and coffee. This is shaping up nicely. Taste wise it is a home run. Huge waves of coffee, slightly burnt, and chocolate malt enbalm your mouth. This stuff is desert and that's just how I'm having it. Finshes slightly dry with a nice sweetly astringent quality to it. Mouthfeel is rather big but quite enjoyable. God help me if I ever find this on tap.

08-29-2004 23:49:00 | More by yankeeheel
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BurgeoningBrewhead

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

10-20-2012 03:33:27 | More by BurgeoningBrewhead
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cliff538

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-22-2012 01:21:54 | More by cliff538
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mrosenfeld32

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-01-2012 01:17:01 | More by mrosenfeld32
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-21-2013 15:58:18 | More by stereosforgeeks
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Fuzzycuffs

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

10-09-2012 16:34:22 | More by Fuzzycuffs
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Tarks

Manitoba (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-20-2014 00:15:06 | More by Tarks
Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
93 out of 100 based on 3,596 ratings.