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Chocolate Stout - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

3,831 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 3,831
Reviews: 1,863
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 322
Gots: 341 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-30-2001

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
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Photo of dwpiercetx
4.95/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Have to admit...I REALLY like this one. Everything about it screams Rogue. They are a top notch brewery that puts out top notch stuff. This one is the epitome of choc stouts. Dark...basically totally opaque. Sweet chocolaty goodness whafting during pour and drinking. Taste..sweeet and smooth. Minor in thickness-lacking but thicker than 75% of others in the stout category. Almost too drinkable...and at the price, I had to cut myself off. Great beer!...GO GET ONE. NOW!

Photo of adamhdv
4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a VERY nice pitch black color with great 1.5 finger head.

Smells of roasted coffee and chocolate, really noticeable. Maybe even a mix of cocoa in there.

Nice cocoa/roasted coffee flavor...noticeable rich chocolate. Wish this was a little more creamy, slightly chocolate milk constancy.

Went down smooth and was full of flavor, great chocolate stout.
For under $5 a bomber, I will always keep these in stock!

Photo of MeMyselfNAles7
4.62/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This brew was my first american stout and its superb. This is one of rogues best all around brews. IMO

Let it out on a pint glass, it pours a dark brown brew with a thick chocolately rich full crown. The aromas are very inviting with a twist of roasted malts, dark coffe, sweet chocolate and dark cocolate as well. Full bodied brew that taste as it smells. The party on the palate starts up with dark roasted chocolate working towards the nice roasted coffe on the middle and rounding it up some sweet cocoa beans to mellow the brew and give it a great aftertaste. Very refreshing and great drinkability

Photo of automaton
5/5  rDev +20.5%

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5/5  rDev +20.5%

Photo of iohann
5/5  rDev +20.5%

Photo of ZayneInsane
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of crissy456
2/5  rDev -51.8%

Photo of Ballen30
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Sorachi
2.5/5  rDev -39.8%

Photo of azerrima
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of KBlodorn
4.19/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jobyone
4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a rich black with large brown head. The aroma is the best thing about this beer. It is full of sweetness. The chocolate smells definately come through but also some coffe and maltiness. THe mouthfeel is big and rich. The taste is a bit to much bitterness without much balance. A good beer I am happy to drink when available but not the best.

Photo of timmah427
4.13/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours dark black with a brownish, creamy head that soon sinks down. Aroma is dark chocolate and roasted malts. Taste is at first dominated by roasted malt flavors, but gives way to milk chocolate flavors. An overall delicious, perfectly balanced chocolate stout.

Photo of Sticket
4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

P- a 22oz brown bomber bottle.

A- pours a black coffee color with little to no light penetration. Creamy tan colored head holds long and lacing lasts through the end.

S- roasted barley, molasses, sweet dark chocolate.

T- well balanced roasted grains, dark chocolates and coffee, and a mild finish of hops.

M- creamy medium body that is moderately carbonated.

D- a great stout overall.

Photo of jnr011
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of nihiloexnihil
4.4/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 22oz bottle to snifter, 54 degrees.

A. Beautiful foamy head, cream-colored, fizzes with a swirl. Strong legs. Good lacing.

S. Milk chocolate, bittersweet chocolate, roasted mocha.

T. Chocolaty goodness. Sweet, caramelized sugars, very little alcohol burn (which makes sense at 6%). There's some coffee-bean bitterness on the finish but it is extremely mellow.

M. Smooth, sweet, coats the palate. Great mouth feel. It does have relatively strong carbonation, but it is not overwhelming. Creamy without being syrupy.

D. Highly drinkable. Not sure if I'd go so far as to say "sessionable," but more than one may be had without problem. It's a great beer.

Photo of CyanideCastro
5/5  rDev +20.5%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of SDbrewerJake
3.91/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This beer had a nice scent to it... Not sure if cocoa nibs was used or just the chocolate malt but either way i couldnt get the scent right. Taste had a overpowering smoked flavor that had a alcohol finish. I wanted more chocolate but overall not a bad stout... Just not their best. I would stick with their oatmeal stout.

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Fbonno
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Sudmissle
4.57/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

I thought Young's Chocolate Stout was top dog in this class until I tried this. This has a dark brown color, a thick head, as with the Rogue Shakespeare Stout. I find the Chocolate flavor to be ideal, strong enough to know it's chocolate, but without tasting artificial or being overbearing as to ruin the stout taste. A thick, hanging, tongue-coating mouthfeel with an aftertaste that follows the initial coffee and chocolate flavors through. It is somewhat pricey, but after drinking many good stouts, this one is very memorable with the ideal amount of chocolate. Unlike flavored coffees that taste gimmicky or artificial, this is an ideal blend of stout and chocolate flavors.

Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
93 out of 100 based on 3,831 ratings.