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Chocolate Stout - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,503 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 3,503
Reviews: 1,836
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 249
Gots: 195 | 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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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-11-2012 19:42:11 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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RomanW70

Rhode Island

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

Pours dark brown with a tan head that disappates quickly. Strong aroma of chocolate, but with additinal notes of roasted coffee and licorice. Tatse of chocolate and hops which really shine through at the finish. Fairly well balanced. The chocolate malts are the highlight here, but the finish is bitter and lasting. One of Rogue's best beers.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2008 03:05:35 | More by RomanW70
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sevefan

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

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

Bottle from Beers of Europe. At £7 something per bottle here in N Ireland, I won't be buying too many of these but had to try it out... A fair bit of body with this stout, frothy tan head with excellent lacing on the pint glass. Smells of bittersweet chocolate, bitter coffe, pepper, roasty walnuts evident. I get alot of the walnut taste with this, a little chocolate, very earthy and its getting more earthy / roasty as this pint glass ends. Aftertaste is fairly bitter and nutty. I expected this a bit sweeter but a fine beer to relax with and watch a movie. At 650ml per bottle, when you have finished your pint you have a few more litres to look forward to!! Very pleasent.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2011 19:35:20 | More by sevefan
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BillyB

New Jersey

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

22 oz. bottle pours black with a very thick, fluffy, brown head.

Aroma is of sweet chocolate roasty, toasty malt.

Taste is very chocolatey, malty, caramel, toffee, and slight licorice taste.

Mouthfeel is robust, full bodied and carbonated.

Very sweet, chocolatey and drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2006 20:24:20 | More by BillyB
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-07-2012 23:10:01 | More by Damian74Shensky
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RickS95

Indiana

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

Best looking beer I've ever seen. Pitch black with a big time brown cloudy head.

Smells great; roasty notes of chocolate fill the olfactories, some licorice in the background as well as smoke.

Taste is a cross between chocolate and coffee.

Exceptional head retention. Feeling on the palate is complex. It's sweet, it's bitter, it's smooth.

Goes down easy with only moderate alcohol, very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2010 17:42:55 | More by RickS95
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tempest

Pennsylvania

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

Picked up a bomber from the Blue Max in Burnsville, MN.

Pitch black body, darkest American stout I've ever seen, look like a double or imperial stout. Tan/brown head with some lacing and a little head retention.

Smells like dark chocolate. Fairly strong aroma, but very complex tho. Tastes like dark chocolate too, and again, lacks complexity. No roasted malt flavors to be found. At 69 IBUs this beer is surprisingly balanced however.

Interesting mouthfeel, a bit heavy, but very smooth drinking. Big flavors, but not overwhelming. Easily the best Rogue brew I've had thusfar and best chocolate stout.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2005 00:50:05 | More by tempest
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joelparker

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-28-2012 19:35:38 | More by joelparker
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M1ke

Puerto Rico

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-23-2013 00:07:43 | More by M1ke
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DOCRW

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-27-2014 02:41:43 | More by DOCRW
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Seaba

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-26-2013 19:23:18 | More by Seaba
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falconxman

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-05-2013 21:27:07 | More by falconxman
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Kyroqz

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-07-2013 03:10:04 | More by Kyroqz
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heebes

Ontario (Canada)

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

1 pint bottle

Pours black with a tan head which dissipates rather quickly. The nose is chocolate mostly with faint auromas of roasted malt and oat. Taste is a very smooth drinking delicious stout, some bitterness upfront then the expected chocolate in the middle followed by a somewhat dry finish. Creamy and heavy mouthfeel. Easy on the palatte and certainly drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2010 18:07:38 | More by heebes
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HURTemHIZZY

Virginia

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

Awesome brew. Pours a very deep brown with a medium to dark tan head. Lacing leaves a bit to be desired. Smell is intense chocolate. Not like the typical dark and bittersweet chocolate. Those are there, but the star is big milk chocolate, sweet and rich.

Taste is also big time milk chocolate. Deliciously sweet, not over the top or cloying at all. There's also a bit of coffee to offset the sweetness a bit. No noticeable hops, completely hidden 69 ibu. Nice medium creamy mouthfeel. Touch of carbonation. This is delicious.

Serving type: on-tap

11-14-2010 21:59:11 | More by HURTemHIZZY
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Keith_R

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-12-2012 02:50:26 | More by Keith_R
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Beergelden

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-10-2013 06:22:19 | More by Beergelden
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erialbill

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-06-2013 23:58:52 | More by erialbill
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HinghamRick

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-09-2013 11:50:02 | More by HinghamRick
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CortexBomb

Michigan

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

Pours out perfect stouty black with an off-tan into my stein. The smell is mainly roasted malts and chocolate, which should be expected for a beer like this.

The flavour of the beer starts off strongly chocolatey, this is probably the most noticeably chocolatey beer that I've had to date. In addition to that there is a soft roasted characteristic and the faintest addition of hops, but enough to add flavour. There is also a certain creamy aspect. Really balanced all the way around though, even though the chocolate is the strongest flavour it is still far from overwhelming. The finish is a nice bitter bit. I like it. As the beer warmed the initial chocolate hit up front became more pronounced, but it still didn't overwhelm, and I think I actually liked it that way a bit more.

The mouth is a little thin for my tastes, but is average for a standard style stout. Drinkability is quite good.

Overall, a nice, high quality stout by Rogue.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2005 00:28:44 | More by CortexBomb
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sammo

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-23-2012 20:00:25 | More by sammo
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Tony_Giangiulio

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-12-2014 22:04:10 | More by Tony_Giangiulio
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theminutemen

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-27-2012 01:32:05 | More by theminutemen
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Tarps68

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-22-2014 02:20:20 | More by Tarps68
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LakerLeith

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

07-02-2014 10:07:35 | More by LakerLeith
Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
93 out of 100 based on 3,503 ratings.