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Chocolate Stout - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,790 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,790
Reviews: 1,857
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 296
Gots: 304 | FT: 3
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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3.35/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

A: Dark brownish black, decent-sized tan head, very little lacing left behind.

S: Just lots of rich, sweet chocolate here.

T/M: Sweet chocolatey goodness up front, balanced out by some bitterness from the hops. Very little follow-through, though, and the mouthfeel is surprisingly thin and watery.

O: A decent, tasty, rather mild chocolate stout. Pretty good stuff, but could be lots better with some more body.

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5/5  rDev +20.5%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of mooseo
4.38/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle poured into Rogue goblet.

A - Dark black brown with a small creamy tan head.

S - Sweet cocoa, coffee, roasted malt, chocolate cake. Very inviting.

T - A mix of dark chocolate and bitter coffee present throughout. Mild sweetness up front with a decent amount of bitterness towards the finish. Finishes with rich chocolate, earthy malt, and espresso flavors.

M - Insanely smooth with a nice creamy consistency. Medium-heavy body with low carbonation.

O - A delicious stout. I was pleased to find a good amount of bittering hops, which accented the sweet chocolate flavors quite well. I also had this on tap which was just as good, if not better than the bottle.

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4.31/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - 4.0 - Totally opaque black. Decent tan head. Lots of lacing.

S - 4.5 - Straight up delicious. Creamy milk chocolate and maybe some kind of really sweet cookie-ish malt, with a tiny hint of something stiffer behind it.

T - 4.5 - More of that stiffer stuff from the aroma and in greater quantity. Not quite coffee but something approaching that. The barest rumor of fruit something. The immediate afterswallow is dark chocolate. After that comes a momentary wisp of mild char bitterness that's gone quickly. I'm surprised this is 69 IBU. After that are nice warm booze fumes wafting up from down low for a while. Longer term aftertaste is faint char bitterness and sweeter chocolate.

M - 4.0 - Feels initially weighty and silky as you pull it in yet gives way to lightness and a bit of carbonation tingle. Just a suggestion of astringency longer term, which is perfect.

O - 4.5 - I thought I was in for a sweet treat that would be more chocolaty than beery, a novelty, but this was distinctive, mature, and therefore memorable. Really well done. Two thumbs well up. Will definitely drink again.

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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.28/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours pitch black with a large tan head and decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is chocolate, roast and cappucino. Taste is all about dark chocolate, bitter coffee and some sweet creaminess similar to a milk stout. Mouthfeel is full and drinkability is very good.

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.38/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Dark black color with a thin tan head, the head fades quickly to a ring and leaves a few spots of lace on the glass.

S- Bittersweet chocolate, with hints of floral hops and notes of roasted malt.

T- Nice notes of chocolate right away, slightly bitter to start then mildly sweet. Floral hops and roasted malt balance things out in the middle and the finish is a final note of bittersweet chocolate with a hint of hop bitterness.

M- More than medium in body and low in carbonation, a creamy and silky smooth texture to this one.

O- Great chocolate taste, no notes of coffee present just chocolate goodness. An easy drinker and at 6.0% ABV one that you could have more than one of.

Notes: Review is for a cask conditioned gravity pour firkin.

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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

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Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
93 out of 100 based on 3,790 ratings.