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Chocolate Stout - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,600 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,600
Reviews: 1,841
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 262
Gots: 231 | 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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SolipsismalCat

Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev +1%

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.

01-11-2012 05:01:33 | More by SolipsismalCat
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev -5%

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.

01-10-2012 21:00:53 | More by Rifugium
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Jstark5150

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-09-2012 04:10:34 | More by Jstark5150
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effixx

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-09-2012 04:07:50 | More by effixx
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sukwonee

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-08-2012 23:36:51 | More by sukwonee
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Stumpy29er

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-08-2012 22:56:05 | More by Stumpy29er
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brenjames

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-08-2012 15:16:30 | More by brenjames
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rob99er

California

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-08-2012 04:56:59 | More by rob99er
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webb534

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-08-2012 03:51:54 | More by webb534
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Shadowzz4

Tennessee

3.9/5  rDev -6.3%

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.

01-07-2012 22:59:35 | More by Shadowzz4
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Bdel34

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-07-2012 21:01:28 | More by Bdel34
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schoun

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

01-07-2012 14:23:51 | More by schoun
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kchannel9

California

4.9/5  rDev +17.8%

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

01-07-2012 10:59:35 | More by kchannel9
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phamnett

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-07-2012 10:59:13 | More by phamnett
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towlea25

Washington

3/5  rDev -27.9%

01-07-2012 06:20:14 | More by towlea25
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Nuggetnectarfan

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-07-2012 04:04:29 | More by Nuggetnectarfan
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Dope

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-06-2012 22:35:05 | More by Dope
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Stoffel

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-06-2012 20:36:20 | More by Stoffel
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vitters03

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-06-2012 17:26:21 | More by vitters03
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Codytucker13

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-06-2012 03:42:12 | More by Codytucker13
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MyKroberts237

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-06-2012 03:37:06 | More by MyKroberts237
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newsage

California

4.63/5  rDev +11.3%

ONE of the Best!! Anything by Rouge is quality, This is a once a week standard. :::))) :::)))>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

01-05-2012 06:08:01 | More by newsage
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BigCheese

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-05-2012 03:14:56 | More by BigCheese
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midworken

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-04-2012 20:09:51 | More by midworken
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Scotchboy

Idaho

4.38/5  rDev +5.3%

From notes, sampled 12/30.

22oz bomber split into Perfect Pint glasses with the wife.

A: Pours stout dark and opaque, with a big fluffy tan head with tight bubbles and decent lace.

S: Tons of chocolate, some sweeter dark malts, and a touch of vanilla and caramel.

T: Genuine, not artificial, silky milk chocolate from start to finish. A touch of roast bitterness that lets you know its still beer, and maybe a touch of lactose/lactose sugar.

MF: A bit thin and watery if I had to complain about something.

O: This is a champ, right up there with Choklat as my favorites. Bourbon barrel age this thing and it might be all 5's.

01-04-2012 15:43:53 | More by Scotchboy
Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
93 out of 100 based on 3,600 ratings.