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Chocolate Stout - Rogue Ales

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Chocolate StoutChocolate Stout

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3,756 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,756
Reviews: 1,855
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 289
Gots: 287 | 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.

69 IBU
77 AA
135º Lovibond

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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

newbeeraday, Nov 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

klh7442, Nov 14, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +15.7%

ItsPhipps, Nov 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

teddyarrowhead, Nov 13, 2014
Photo of Vogie
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Served in a Sam Smith pint glass.

Pour is black with maybe some brown mixed in when held to the light and has a frothy cinnamon colored head of about 1 finger that gives way to some nice lacing. Aromas of strong dark chocolate, roasted malts, marshmallow, fudge. Taste starts off with smooth creamy chocolate and ends dry and bitter with more lingering dark chocolate and roasted malts. Its almost like drinking a melted dark chocolate candy bar. The bitterness of the chocolate really sticks on your tongue! Mouthfeel is surprising light in body but perfect for this style.

If you like eating dark chocolate you will love this beer. A great example of style and a cult classic among beer nerds.


Vogie, Nov 13, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +15.7%

jmartinger, Nov 12, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +2.2%

cmsumule, Nov 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Kourtney, Nov 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Manbear, Nov 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Narthax, Nov 11, 2014
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2.7/5  rDev -34.9%

Torey, Nov 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Nick_Bousquet, Nov 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

InkedinRi, Nov 09, 2014
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4.43/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22oz. bottle into a beer mug

A: Pours an opaque brownish black with a huge head of light brown foam. Head eventually settles to 1 finger in size and provides a perfect cap for the remainder of the beer. A good amount of lacing clings to the sides of the glass.

S: Smell is of chocolate malts, with a bit of a toasty/nuttiness. Also clean, citrusy hops that stack up fairly well to the chocolate malts.

T: The taste is mainly chocolate maltiness with a good amount of citrusy hop flavors. Very good balance between the malts and hops.

M: Mouthfeel is surprisingly smooth for the high amount of carbonation.

O: This is a very well balanced stout with good chocolate flavors and a clean, crisp finish from the hops. A good amount of malt and hop flavors that work together but don't overpower the other. I could see this being a staple in my fridge, and I will have to get more soon.

TheItalianStallion, Nov 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

WholeLottaTricks, Nov 09, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev -7.2%

Slongie, Nov 09, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +3.1%

Kpray23, Nov 09, 2014
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4.72/5  rDev +13.7%

Curios69, Nov 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Thick black, Strong chocolate flavor. I thought it tasted like NesQuick with a drop of Liquid Smoke,

DHarv, Nov 09, 2014
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4.55/5  rDev +9.6%

BrewUSA, Nov 08, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +1.2%

This was the last of the beers I picked up at the liquor store the other day on my super special beer run. I drink Coors on a day to day basis, but drink the good stuff like this when the mood strikes me. Needless to say, I was sad this was the last one I had. Side poured with mild aggression from the bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance - Pours a beautiful deep brown color with a magnificent, two finger caramel color head that lasts a few minutes and actually leaves a little lacing. Standard Rogue packaging, which is always good. Beautiful looking presentation.

Smell - Roasted malts, chocolate, cocoa, deliciousness, vanilla, and sweetness. The smell is right up front, no deception here.

Taste - Almost like an alcoholic chocolate milk. The delicious roasted malts and chocolate balance each other out nicely, keeping the sweetness from getting too out of control. Other flavors such as vanilla play bit roles on the palate, but the malts and chocolate are primary. And they are delicious

Mouthfeel - Smooth, rich, and thick. The same qualities I like in a woman I like in a beer, and this has it.

Overall - Drink this beer immediately, preferably with your buddies or by yourself in front of a fire on a cold night. It is excellent.

TheCondor, Nov 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

cyguyjg, Nov 08, 2014
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4.92/5  rDev +18.6%

Johnnyp13, Nov 08, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +8.9%

Beardo, Nov 08, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +1.2%

OneEye78, Nov 08, 2014
Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
93 out of 100 based on 3,756 ratings.