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Chocolate Stout - Rogue Ales

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3,627 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,627
Reviews: 1,842
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 269
Gots: 242 | 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.

69 IBU
77 AA
135º Lovibond

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-30-2001)
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

KolbMarley, Nov 23, 2013
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Meyers1023, Aug 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Prospero, May 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

IrishGermanAmerican, Jun 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

bpfrush, Nov 15, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

butters_mcgee, May 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

HeyYoMar, Feb 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

yankeeheel, Aug 29, 2004
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

BurgeoningBrewhead, Oct 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

cliff538, Nov 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

mrosenfeld32, Nov 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

stereosforgeeks, Feb 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Fuzzycuffs, Oct 09, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Tarks, Jul 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

ChadA83, Feb 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

UWBadgerFan4Life, Dec 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours dark brown with a tan head that disappates quickly. Strong aroma of chocolate, but with additinal notes of roasted coffee and licorice. Tatse of chocolate and hops which really shine through at the finish. Fairly well balanced. The chocolate malts are the highlight here, but the finish is bitter and lasting. One of Rogue's best beers.

RomanW70, Jun 01, 2008
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Aficionado_Shawn, Aug 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle from Beers of Europe. At £7 something per bottle here in N Ireland, I won't be buying too many of these but had to try it out... A fair bit of body with this stout, frothy tan head with excellent lacing on the pint glass. Smells of bittersweet chocolate, bitter coffe, pepper, roasty walnuts evident. I get alot of the walnut taste with this, a little chocolate, very earthy and its getting more earthy / roasty as this pint glass ends. Aftertaste is fairly bitter and nutty. I expected this a bit sweeter but a fine beer to relax with and watch a movie. At 650ml per bottle, when you have finished your pint you have a few more litres to look forward to!! Very pleasent.

sevefan, Jul 23, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22 oz. bottle pours black with a very thick, fluffy, brown head.

Aroma is of sweet chocolate roasty, toasty malt.

Taste is very chocolatey, malty, caramel, toffee, and slight licorice taste.

Mouthfeel is robust, full bodied and carbonated.

Very sweet, chocolatey and drinkable.

BillyB, Feb 26, 2006
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Damian74Shensky, Dec 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Best looking beer I've ever seen. Pitch black with a big time brown cloudy head.

Smells great; roasty notes of chocolate fill the olfactories, some licorice in the background as well as smoke.

Taste is a cross between chocolate and coffee.

Exceptional head retention. Feeling on the palate is complex. It's sweet, it's bitter, it's smooth.

Goes down easy with only moderate alcohol, very drinkable.

RickS95, Jun 29, 2010
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a bomber from the Blue Max in Burnsville, MN.

Pitch black body, darkest American stout I've ever seen, look like a double or imperial stout. Tan/brown head with some lacing and a little head retention.

Smells like dark chocolate. Fairly strong aroma, but very complex tho. Tastes like dark chocolate too, and again, lacks complexity. No roasted malt flavors to be found. At 69 IBUs this beer is surprisingly balanced however.

Interesting mouthfeel, a bit heavy, but very smooth drinking. Big flavors, but not overwhelming. Easily the best Rogue brew I've had thusfar and best chocolate stout.

tempest, Dec 19, 2005
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

joelparker, Aug 28, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

M1ke, Feb 23, 2013
Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
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