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Chocolate Stout - Rogue Ales

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Chocolate StoutChocolate Stout

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,593 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,593
Reviews: 1,840
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 261
Gots: 230 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
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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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ForgottenBoy

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-01-2012 14:52:21 | More by ForgottenBoy
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TheAlamoWrocker

Texas

3.28/5  rDev -21.2%

Reviewed January 1, 2012. Poured a 650 mL bottle into a mug.

A: This poured quite an interesting head, the head was thickly carbonated with over 4 fingers in size. This poured black, but it seemed almost like a black molasses color. Laces quite amazingly.

S: This has a strong chocolate malt smell. The head that stays strong is odd in the smell that it adds because its almost bubbly (to an extent soapy). The chocolate malt oddly comes in strongest during the swallow of the drink.

T: This carries an odd taste in that it's not really sweet. This was a drink that I've heard praise about its chocolatey goodness, but it's not at all what I was hoping for. This carries like a powdery chocolatey taste, extremely malty almost like a fountain malt shake.

M: This hits the tongue heavily carbonated (almost like a soda), but then it transforms into a full bodied thick drink. This definitely carries a nice creamy thickness.

O: I'm not quite sure that this is rated as high as it is. This as a decent taste and all, but it doesn't really feel like a beer. The taste are simply to simple in this.

01-01-2012 12:29:22 | More by TheAlamoWrocker
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dansmcd

Australia

4.33/5  rDev +4.1%

A - Black with dark brown at the edges, beneath two fingers of brown foamy head and then webs of lacing.

S - Milk chocolate, raisins and dark berries. Earthy and enticing.

T - Bitter dark chocolate on the palate with nuts and roasted malt. Quite smoky also.

M - Dry and dusty. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

O - Thoroughly enjoyed after dinner with a snickers.

01-01-2012 05:09:07 | More by dansmcd
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syntheticwings

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-01-2012 01:10:24 | More by syntheticwings
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BeerMeInMS

Mississippi

4.72/5  rDev +13.5%

Drinking Date: 12/31/11

Glassware: Pint

Appearance: Pitch black with foamy, bubbly brown head that leaves thick lacing behind as sip through the brew.

Smell: At first sniff a zesty, floral/citrusy hop smell was the heart of the aroma. However, as the head got thinner, Milk chocolaty notes asserted themselves for a mild, but pleasing smell.

Taste: A sharp cocoa flavor was foremost that was immediately accompanied with a roasted character; hops shone through and provided a zesty but balanced bitterness; then sweet chocolate comes in that reminded me of desert; These flavors play around in every sip; As it comes up to room temperature, the sweetness and roasted notes become more pronounced; finishes surpisingly clean with some bitterness, which allows the next sip to be met with a fairly clean palate. Wonderful...

Mouthfeel: Velvety smooth and rich; crisp and clean on the end.

Overall: The taste is perfect...It's got variety, depth, and complexity all wrapped in deliciousness. Great Brew and Highly Recommended!

12-31-2011 23:33:33 | More by BeerMeInMS
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buckyp

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-31-2011 02:26:07 | More by buckyp
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docrates

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-31-2011 02:21:07 | More by docrates
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ksimons

New York

4.47/5  rDev +7.5%

A-a very dark chestnut brown with lots of visible carbonation bubbles and a fingers worth of rocky tan head

S-the smell is dominated by rich milk chocolate, roasted malts, and a light bitter hop bitterness

T-the taste is very rich and creamy. Very similar to the smell but the hops are more present than the smell. The chocolate still makes a large appearance along with some roasted coffee and caramel.

M-full body, medium carbonation, smooth and creamy

Overall this is a great beer and one of the best chocolate beers I have tasted.

12-31-2011 00:25:22 | More by ksimons
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jpd7374

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-30-2011 20:59:05 | More by jpd7374
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Mscarpen

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-29-2011 23:33:51 | More by Mscarpen
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tvv375ia

Iowa

4.4/5  rDev +5.8%

poured from 22oz bottle into imperial pint glass

A-dark brown/black with no light even coming through the edges had about a 2 finger tan head that faded to a nice cap with a lot of lacing

S-chocolate dominates the smell not much else comes through unless you want to try to differentiate dark chocolate, milk chocolate and cocoa

T-much like the smell no room for any other flavors

M-a little thin but not bad if it was a little creamier it would be like a chocolate candy bar but not as sweet

O-this is pretty good and I will probably pick up some more when they are on sale

12-29-2011 01:47:05 | More by tvv375ia
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Kranders

Massachusetts

4.6/5  rDev +10.6%

Super dark pour with a nice deep tan head. Smells overwhelmingly of chocolate, in a fantastic sort of chocolate-factory type of thing. Tastes just like you'd expect, rich and amazingly chocolate in nature, super thick. That's pretty much the dominant flavor, so if you're not looking for that steer clear. Lasts quite a while on the palate, fantastic brew.

12-29-2011 00:05:03 | More by Kranders
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Shilt

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-28-2011 17:01:34 | More by Shilt
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cdwil

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-28-2011 14:05:20 | More by cdwil
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murph3irish

Maryland

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-27-2011 23:33:55 | More by murph3irish
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-27-2011 17:47:42 | More by TXhomebrewer
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Lantern


4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-27-2011 15:43:11 | More by Lantern
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kmwilson76

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-27-2011 15:05:07 | More by kmwilson76
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TomAtoMusic

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-27-2011 04:38:28 | More by TomAtoMusic
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JamesFNomar

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -76%

12-26-2011 22:14:40 | More by JamesFNomar
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zakyj

Hawaii

4.85/5  rDev +16.6%

A - Excellent 3 Finger head, light brown/caramel color. Dark opaque black appearance. This is what a stout should look like.

S - Rich Chocolate malt, slight caramel hint as well.

T - Wow. Just how it should be. sweet dark chocolate taste accompanied by subtle hop bitterness. this beer really stands out of the competition.

M - Creamy goodness. light carbonation makes it impressively smooth and coats the pallet well.

O - I have had better stouts. but as far as a chocolate stout, this is coming up first. the amount of chocolate used was perfect and allowed the beer stay true to what a stout is all about.

Bottle poured into pint glass.

12-26-2011 05:50:01 | More by zakyj
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bigdaddyvoodoo

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-26-2011 03:30:17 | More by bigdaddyvoodoo
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danielp215

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-25-2011 21:24:56 | More by danielp215
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.93/5  rDev -5.5%

Sampled on December 24, 2011. The pour is nice and dark to nearly black with a long lasting, foamy brown head. Loads of chocolate malts on the aroma with a slight hoppy character on the backside. But the chocolate is the more powerful aroma. The body was a lot thinne than I imagined and I found that to be a disappointment. The taste is full of chocolate with an obvious hopped bitterness toward the end that lingers on the palate. There are chocolate stouts that I like better than this one.

12-25-2011 03:27:03 | More by puboflyons
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JohnnyChimpo

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-24-2011 19:54:55 | More by JohnnyChimpo
Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
93 out of 100 based on 3,593 ratings.