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Chocolate Stout - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,681 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,681
Reviews: 1,847
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 275
Gots: 259 | 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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4/5  rDev -3.8%

tbeq00, Jan 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

lccrunchy, Jan 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

cirtap, Jan 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

AWS2111, Jan 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

facundoCNB, Jan 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

IdrinkGas, Jan 11, 2012
Photo of SolipsismalCat
4.2/5  rDev +1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass. Reviewed alongside Harpoon Chocolate Stout.

A: Dark brown/black with two-finger, tan, creamy head that lasted a while. Fantastic lacing.

S: Chocolate and subtle roasted malt. Some hops too.

T: Moderate sweetness and light bitterness. Chocolate and very nice roasted flavor. Somewhat spicy hop flavor too.

M: Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Smooth and creamy.

O: Love how the hops complement the chocolatey goodness. Good lacing and mouthfeel too. I preferred this over the Harpoon.

SolipsismalCat, Jan 11, 2012
Photo of Rifugium
3.95/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at Rogue, Portland, OR

Poured a dark brown-black with a minimal tan head; no lacing to speak of. Milk chocolate in the aroma and a bit of roastiness. Taste of bakers' chocolate, sweet, but powdery, more subtle hints of coffee and nutshells, with a little bitterness in the finish to offset the sweetness. Mouthfeel was smooth, but a little light for the style, I thought. Still a nice drinker overall.

Rifugium, Jan 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Jstark5150, Jan 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

effixx, Jan 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

sukwonee, Jan 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Stumpy29er, Jan 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

brenjames, Jan 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

rob99er, Jan 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

webb534, Jan 08, 2012
Photo of Shadowzz4
3.9/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Appearance- Pours dark as cola syrup out of the bottle. Put right up to a halogen bulb its hue is impenetrable. If you dont watch what your doing you could end up with a 5 inch head.

Smell- The smell of this beer is probably its best attribute, caramel, cream and chocolate come across quick and smooth.

Taste- The taste is the same as the smell with this beer, except it comes through very quickly, as if a massively complex array of malty chocolate flavors are packed into a microsecond, after which those flavors quickly give way to a bitterness that remains.

Overall- This beer smells like... heaven... I mean the delicate balance of malt, sugar and creamy chocolate is incredible. However, the taste of the beer is comparatively average in my opinion. All that wonderful flavor is overwhelmed with a bit too much bite for my taste. The Hazelnut Brown Nectar is the exact opposite, not as rich or full of a smell, but a much smoother finish. Id recommend that over the chocolate stout any day.

Shadowzz4, Jan 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Bdel34, Jan 07, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

schoun, Jan 07, 2012
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4.9/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is my new favorite beer, period. I absolutely love everything about it, it is a perfect chocolate stout. I usually favor high IBU India Pale Ales, specifically double IPAs. This beer has single handedly broadened my horizons and become my new favorite. Om Kali Ma

kchannel9, Jan 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

phamnett, Jan 07, 2012
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

towlea25, Jan 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Nuggetnectarfan, Jan 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Dope, Jan 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Stoffel, Jan 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

vitters03, Jan 06, 2012
Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
93 out of 100 based on 3,681 ratings.