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Chocolate Stout - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,748 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,748
Reviews: 1,854
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 286
Gots: 284 | 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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Photo of tjeppaint
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

tjeppaint, Mar 28, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

sabitu, Mar 25, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

Dwh689, Mar 25, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

sweisel80, Mar 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Zaphog, Mar 23, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Cattafin, Mar 23, 2012
Photo of divineaudio
2.68/5  rDev -35.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1

bomber shared with my gf. snifter.

a - pours a deep dark brown with a thin cap of sudsy, tan foam. head calms slowly, leaving thick rings of lacing in the glass.

s - cocoa powder, sourdough bread, grassy hops.

t - cocoa powder with an herbal bitterness that totally dominates the flavor profile. has an off putting chemical aftertaste that gets really nasty as the beer warms, i'm assuming from the added flavoring.

m - full bodied with lots of carbonation. finer co2 profile.

o - meh. would be enjoyable if it weren't for the weird chemical flavors. one of the few beers i have ever drainpoured. probably won't be buying anything from rogue again.

divineaudio, Mar 22, 2012
Photo of inacht10
4.83/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pretty amazing beer.
Nice pour, nice color, great smell. Tastes great. Great great great etc etc
I'm not sure how many of these I'd want to have in one sitting, but this is really one of the be(tter?)(est?) stouts I've had.
They're not kidding about the chocolate taste, btw. I've had lots of stouts that were labeled as chocolate but tasted overwhelmingly like coffee. Not so with this one. As a lover of both chocolate and stouts, this one is right up my alley.
Excellent beer

inacht10, Mar 21, 2012
Photo of BillH200174
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A beautiful pour, rich deep color with chocolate brown head that laced and cling to the glass. The aroma was of a chocolate malt and the taste began chocolate and then had a cofee/tofee flavor. Nice hop balance and a delicious coffee aftertaste. Just a touch dry at the very end.

BillH200174, Mar 20, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

justinbrown, Mar 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Chmpgn36, Mar 19, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

andrewborstein, Mar 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

mbula163, Mar 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

slowandlazy, Mar 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

tedho21, Mar 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

dav, Mar 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

robieobie1, Mar 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

whatsajessica, Mar 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

guajolote, Mar 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

rsdaugherty, Mar 13, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

Garrett82, Mar 12, 2012
Photo of Swim424
4.45/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

poured into chalice

A-pours a dark deep brown/black. can't see any light through. has a chocolate brown head

S-smells of chocolate and a bit of oatmeal. Smells very thick.

T-tastes of a nice rich chocolate with a bit of oatmeal worked in. has sort of a bitterness to it, not very sweet. Not really any coffee to it either.

MF-Thick and creamy. balanced carbonation. pretty smooth.

O-this is delicious. I have had it once before and it was just as good. I highly recommend this, one of the best chocolate stouts I have had.

This one is better after it gets a bit warmer because the cold numbs alot of the flavors.

Swim424, Mar 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

RDW, Mar 11, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

OldTime, Mar 10, 2012
Photo of Number45forever
3.93/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Excited for this one, Rogue is great and this beer comes highly recommended.

A gentle pour into my 2012 KATE THE GREAT SNIFTER gave a one finger dark hkaki head. Faded to a nice coating of tan bubbles on top of a black beer.

Smell is a hint of dark chocolate, some floral hops too. Very nice, a bit sharper than I expected. But nice.

Taste immediately hits you with VERY dark chocolate accentuated by a slight burst of hops. Fades into a creamy, milky chocolate. There is NO DOUBT that this is a chocolate stout. I'm currently drinking this one a bit too cold...

After letting this thing warm in the glass for 15 minutes, it's slightly creamier with a milkier chocolate finish. Goes down easy.

Moutfeel is slightly lighter than ideal. If this was thicker, I'd be in love. Still, for a 6% ABV beer this is what it is: easy to drink and quite choco-riffic.

This was a good beer. It's not the best thing I've ever had, but I'd be happy to drink this again.

Number45forever, Mar 10, 2012
Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
93 out of 100 based on 3,748 ratings.