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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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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Manbear, Nov 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Narthax, Nov 11, 2014
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2.7/5  rDev -34.9%

Torey, Nov 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Nick_Bousquet, Nov 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

InkedinRi, Nov 09, 2014
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4.43/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22oz. bottle into a beer mug

A: Pours an opaque brownish black with a huge head of light brown foam. Head eventually settles to 1 finger in size and provides a perfect cap for the remainder of the beer. A good amount of lacing clings to the sides of the glass.

S: Smell is of chocolate malts, with a bit of a toasty/nuttiness. Also clean, citrusy hops that stack up fairly well to the chocolate malts.

T: The taste is mainly chocolate maltiness with a good amount of citrusy hop flavors. Very good balance between the malts and hops.

M: Mouthfeel is surprisingly smooth for the high amount of carbonation.

O: This is a very well balanced stout with good chocolate flavors and a clean, crisp finish from the hops. A good amount of malt and hop flavors that work together but don't overpower the other. I could see this being a staple in my fridge, and I will have to get more soon.

TheItalianStallion, Nov 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

WholeLottaTricks, Nov 09, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev -7.2%

Slongie, Nov 09, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +3.1%

Kpray23, Nov 09, 2014
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4.72/5  rDev +13.7%

Curios69, Nov 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Thick black, Strong chocolate flavor. I thought it tasted like NesQuick with a drop of Liquid Smoke,

DHarv, Nov 09, 2014
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4.55/5  rDev +9.6%

BrewUSA, Nov 08, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +1.2%

This was the last of the beers I picked up at the liquor store the other day on my super special beer run. I drink Coors on a day to day basis, but drink the good stuff like this when the mood strikes me. Needless to say, I was sad this was the last one I had. Side poured with mild aggression from the bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance - Pours a beautiful deep brown color with a magnificent, two finger caramel color head that lasts a few minutes and actually leaves a little lacing. Standard Rogue packaging, which is always good. Beautiful looking presentation.

Smell - Roasted malts, chocolate, cocoa, deliciousness, vanilla, and sweetness. The smell is right up front, no deception here.

Taste - Almost like an alcoholic chocolate milk. The delicious roasted malts and chocolate balance each other out nicely, keeping the sweetness from getting too out of control. Other flavors such as vanilla play bit roles on the palate, but the malts and chocolate are primary. And they are delicious

Mouthfeel - Smooth, rich, and thick. The same qualities I like in a woman I like in a beer, and this has it.

Overall - Drink this beer immediately, preferably with your buddies or by yourself in front of a fire on a cold night. It is excellent.

TheCondor, Nov 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

cyguyjg, Nov 08, 2014
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4.92/5  rDev +18.6%

Johnnyp13, Nov 08, 2014
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Beardo, Nov 08, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +1.2%

OneEye78, Nov 08, 2014
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4.26/5  rDev +2.7%

Appearance - Pitch black with a nice foamy head which laces the glass very well

Smell - I just smell the sweet chocolate.

Moutfeel - Very smooth, light carbonation.

Taste - The chocolate taste is first but it is not as overwhelmingly sweet as i thought it would be. It actually had a nice balance to it with a little bitterness.

the_awesometeer, Nov 08, 2014
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Hambino, Nov 08, 2014
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MegaDavetastic, Nov 06, 2014
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Risenhower, Nov 05, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -6%

Ryancthomas7, Nov 04, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

Great go to chocolate stout. the new rebel hop really gives it a bitter finish that isn't quite as subtle as the discontinued 9 ingredient cascade hop version. I think the ibu on this new version is underrated but this stout is great being as it's not an imperial/double stout it has a slightly thin mouthful and a modest 6%abv but it makes up with chocolaty goodness from beginning to end.. I recommend this beer and I believe it shines as it warms as do most stouts I recommend a slight chill our pull it out of the fridge and let it sit and warm a bit I enjoy it from a balloon so it warms in my hand.. the slight complexity that is there can be easily missed if it's to cold and it will really mask the bitter chocolate taste...

PhillyJ, Nov 02, 2014
Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
93 out of 100 based on 3,748 ratings.