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Chocolate Stout - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,575 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,575
Reviews: 1,839
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 257
Gots: 222 | 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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TomAtoMusic

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-27-2011 04:38:28 | More by TomAtoMusic
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JamesFNomar

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -76%

12-26-2011 22:14:40 | More by JamesFNomar
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zakyj

Hawaii

4.85/5  rDev +16.6%

A - Excellent 3 Finger head, light brown/caramel color. Dark opaque black appearance. This is what a stout should look like.

S - Rich Chocolate malt, slight caramel hint as well.

T - Wow. Just how it should be. sweet dark chocolate taste accompanied by subtle hop bitterness. this beer really stands out of the competition.

M - Creamy goodness. light carbonation makes it impressively smooth and coats the pallet well.

O - I have had better stouts. but as far as a chocolate stout, this is coming up first. the amount of chocolate used was perfect and allowed the beer stay true to what a stout is all about.

Bottle poured into pint glass.

12-26-2011 05:50:01 | More by zakyj
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bigdaddyvoodoo

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-26-2011 03:30:17 | More by bigdaddyvoodoo
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danielp215

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-25-2011 21:24:56 | More by danielp215
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.93/5  rDev -5.5%

Sampled on December 24, 2011. The pour is nice and dark to nearly black with a long lasting, foamy brown head. Loads of chocolate malts on the aroma with a slight hoppy character on the backside. But the chocolate is the more powerful aroma. The body was a lot thinne than I imagined and I found that to be a disappointment. The taste is full of chocolate with an obvious hopped bitterness toward the end that lingers on the palate. There are chocolate stouts that I like better than this one.

12-25-2011 03:27:03 | More by puboflyons
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JohnnyChimpo

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-24-2011 19:54:55 | More by JohnnyChimpo
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ZenAgnostic

Texas

4.13/5  rDev -0.7%

1 pint 6 oz bottle poured into a Duvel tulip.

Appearance - Perfectly opaque black body. Light brown two-finger head with tons of retention and low stick.

Smell - Tons of chocolate. Dark roasted coffee bean. Sweet and bitter.

Taste - Each sip seems different from the last. Moderate to light hop bitterness throughout. Pretty hoppy for a stout. Coffee and chocolate. A bit metallic. Faint lactic creaminess in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied. Somewhat creamy texture that is dominated by a solvent finish.

Overall Drinkability - Amorphous on the palate. I started off liking it, then decided after several sips that it wasn't all that great after all. Few more sips and I thought it was brilliant. I haven't ever had this hard of a time coming up with an overall score for a beer. Definitely an interesting brew. Worth trying.

12-24-2011 09:42:57 | More by ZenAgnostic
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jophish17

Georgia

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-24-2011 08:08:04 | More by jophish17
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Joshgonzales79

Texas

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-23-2011 23:09:04 | More by Joshgonzales79
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truthcontortion

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-23-2011 13:54:41 | More by truthcontortion
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Telestic

Washington

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-23-2011 06:21:18 | More by Telestic
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NvMyBeer

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-23-2011 00:39:44 | More by NvMyBeer
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CelticAleMan

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-22-2011 23:55:14 | More by CelticAleMan
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boudreaux

Alabama

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-22-2011 21:08:58 | More by boudreaux
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CamuMahubah

Nebraska

4.4/5  rDev +5.8%

My Goodness! Rogue Chocolate Stout! Why haven't we been introduced sooner! I kept drinking the Mocha Porter and passing you up for some reason.

This is a Grand Slam! If only smelled as well as it tastes. This beer has something for everybody. Complex hop profile for beer snobs and wonderful chocolate for noobs. This is is prolly one of the best beers known to man at this date. A true Winter delight. Well I say Winter cause I go Stout and Porter crazy when the thermometer drops for some reason. I mean this ain't no Mikeller Beer Geek Breakfast. But I can cook my own eggs and I know how to brew coffee. This beer is gonna make me fat this Winter.

HEAVENLY

I'm heading out to buy every bottle the local shop has...

12-22-2011 17:01:45 | More by CamuMahubah
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KohlbeckM

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-22-2011 03:01:50 | More by KohlbeckM
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JerseyKirk

New Jersey

3.38/5  rDev -18.8%

A: 3 finger brown creamy head. Pitch black color. Great lacing and head retention. 4.5

S: roasty upfront, dark and bittersweet chocolate notes, slight coffee, caramel, vanilla finish. 3.5

T: Chocolatey but very bitter at the end. No sweetness found.

M: Velevety and thick. Definitely and chew on it. Tongue drying but leaves mouth moist.

O: I liked this beer a lot. Not my favorite in the style but still really good beer.

12-22-2011 02:26:14 | More by JerseyKirk
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VikeMan

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -27.9%

12-21-2011 23:36:35 | More by VikeMan
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

12-21-2011 20:14:23 | More by Texasfan549
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kaunshelly

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

12-21-2011 18:46:02 | More by kaunshelly
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weaselchew

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +20.2%

12-20-2011 19:53:35 | More by weaselchew
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chilly460

Virginia

4.13/5  rDev -0.7%

A: Pours black with red highlights. Huge puffy tan head, three fingers. Great retention and lacing.

S: Good nose. Real rich dry chocolate smell, smells like shaved chocolate. Not much complexity on this one, but who cares when it comes through this pungent.

T: Pure chocolate here, rich, dark and milk varieties. Some roastiness as well.

M: Oily and thick, very nice.

O: Great introduction to anyone saying they don't like "dark" beers. Easy drinking and delicious.

12-19-2011 21:51:11 | More by chilly460
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PIF

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

12-19-2011 18:08:24 | More by PIF
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imperialking

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-19-2011 05:06:22 | More by imperialking
Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
93 out of 100 based on 3,575 ratings.