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Chocolate Stout - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,518 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,518
Reviews: 1,836
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 250
Gots: 199 | 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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CGAR

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-30-2012 00:39:44 | More by CGAR
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-02-2012 23:06:27 | More by OregonGrown7
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ScaryEd

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-10-2012 14:10:27 | More by ScaryEd
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cde1218

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

09-17-2012 00:00:42 | More by cde1218
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bob_d_j

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-19-2013 16:34:45 | More by bob_d_j
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NastyNate11

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-20-2013 23:52:59 | More by NastyNate11
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3Vandoo

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A pitch black beer, that let no lights pass in. A toffee brown foamy head, and an oily body. Wee tiny bit small bubbles are present, they are so small you cant see them.

Smell of dark chocolate, hops, caramel and some fruity flavours that are shy at best.

Taste is very bitter, a great hoppish finish that beer has, some dark chocolate flavours and roasted malts are also present. It is quite different, but even me a hophead, I do thing the imbalance between the hops and the rest of the beer is not very pleasurable for long. Not a bad beer, just it doesnt go down smoothly compared to well balanced american stout.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2005 01:53:52 | More by 3Vandoo
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allstar255

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-08-2014 03:22:25 | More by allstar255
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TerryB

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-15-2012 00:02:26 | More by TerryB
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klittle250

Arkansas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-29-2014 14:19:47 | More by klittle250
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colbster92

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-17-2013 02:32:35 | More by colbster92
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djgustafson

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-10-2013 21:25:44 | More by djgustafson
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HopBrain

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

09-01-2012 16:09:20 | More by HopBrain
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Bikeboy1

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-22-2013 19:31:45 | More by Bikeboy1
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DrMindbender

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-17-2014 20:29:35 | More by DrMindbender
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techfed87

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Going into this, I can tell this is going to be a good beer. Wow, the smell definitely gives off a coco aroma. Pours a solid, heavy brown head. Collapses down into the glass with depressions forming as the head dissipates. Pours a dark black.

First sip gives a sharp cocoa taste, closing with a slightly sweeter note. The aftertaste takes a bit of getting used to. Not to say that it isn't unpleasant, it's actually quite nice. But it can be a bit intimidating at first.

Body is very fulfilling. Has a great feel in the mouth. Carbonation is just enough, not too bubbly, not too flat. Everything just seems to click with this beer. It is everything that it promises and more. I've learned to respect Rogue beers, and this beer does everything to re-enforce that view, and more.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2009 02:55:19 | More by techfed87
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RedAleMan

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-08-2013 02:12:47 | More by RedAleMan
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KeithVan

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-18-2013 13:46:21 | More by KeithVan
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curtismontcalm

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-06-2013 01:07:03 | More by curtismontcalm
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Japple

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-13-2012 01:31:34 | More by Japple
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FreshButterbeer

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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arichter96


4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-07-2014 03:36:03 | More by arichter96
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BarryMFBurton

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

With some brews, Rogue is overpriced. But a $7 bomber? That doesn’t seem too bad for a pretty big beer. I hope it has the quality of other $0.30/ounce beers I’ve had, at least. Let’s find out…

A: Deep, rich brown with a silky, oily chestnut head. The body is opaque, but looks light and a tad shiny. Possibly due to the fizzy nature of the retention, the bottom of the head looks darker than the top; it’s as if the head is a soft piece of bread, with a soggy darkening on half of it after it’s been dipped into soup. Lacing is here-and-there, webbed and chunky.

S: Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate, and just the way I had hoped: no waxy, chalky cocoa powder, just rich brownie fudge, chocolate pie filling, and German milk chocolate (Kinder bars come to mind). Hazelnut, caramel, and toffee ooze from the malts, whose sweetness is only put off by a slight crisp aroma of oat. Smells a lot like a chocolate/hazelnut wafer (like Knoppers, overall, going back to German candy).

T: Familiar Rogue malts are right up front, showing their light spice and mouthfuls of grain. The chocolate is just like the nose: palpably sweet, but not chalky at all. It grounds the palate in earthiness, but not in a sugary, overwhelming way. The hops are like nothing I’ve ever had: they come off as lemon-rind bitterness and some cools bitter, like peppermint. Thank you Rogue Micro Hopyard for the new flavors! They work well in this palate. It finishes with more hazelnut and chocolate syrup, and even a smoky hint of mocha. Smooth flavors all around.

M: Mouth-coating, but not to an obnoxious extent. It still has that wateriness of a 6% brew, which does well to keep it drinkable. Very little fizz to be found.

O: This is one of the best uses of chocolate in a beer I’ve had, especially in the nose. Though light and smooth, this stout is as rich and filling as ever. $0.30/ounce? I’d say that’s the perfect price for beer like this.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2012 21:53:43 | More by BarryMFBurton
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SenkoSnack808

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is bar far the best stout I have had, and everywhere I go I make an attempt to try any stout I find. The beer pours up with a monstrous tan head, maybe 2-3 fingers, with a pitch black body. The mouth feel is very creamy like, fairly thick but good. Taste is what you would expect, dark chocolate, coffee, the smokey aftertaste, not too much though. I have had many "chocolate stout" beers and this one is one the the few I have had that really has the feel taste of chocolate. Overall this beer is one of my go to stouts anytime, awesome beer!

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2011 03:01:30 | More by SenkoSnack808
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caverog

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-25-2012 02:31:49 | More by caverog
Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
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