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Rogue Farms Chipotle Ale | Rogue Ales

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Ratings:
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3.72
pDev:
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Rogue Farms Chipotle AleRogue Farms Chipotle Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States | website

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
9 Ingredients: 2-Row, C40 Malts & Rogue Farms Dare™ & Risk™ Malts; Rogue Farms Liberty™ & Alluvial™ Hops; Chipotle Peppers; Free Range Coastal Water & Pacman Yeast.

22oz Bottle & Draft / 13° Plato / 40 IBU / 82 AA / 18° Lovibond

Added by jsh420 on 06-09-2014

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Reviews: 16 | Ratings: 79
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Photo of briandaube
3.7/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Tasted a good bit of Smokey chipotle peppers but was missing the heat. Not a bad beer the mouthfeel was a little thin, probably better when paired with some tacos or chili.

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Photo of Jhub999
4.01/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PopGun
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of informaticsDoc
4.1/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of TheSixthRing
3.74/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - Pours lightly hazy and copper in color with an off-white, half finger head that dies rather quickly, leaving a mostly barren surface with a razor thin ring around the edge of the glass.

Smell - Rather smoky aroma with just a trace of peppery heat.

Taste - Smoky pepper flavor upfront and throughout. A malty undertone of bread and faint, buttery diacetyl notes. Hops become more noticeable as the beer warms, adding a light floral character to the experience. Heat from the peppers creep in mid-taste and strengthen in the finish, leaving a nice, light burning sensation on the tongue and lips, but it's nothing that's too high on the scoville scale.

Mouthfeel - Medium in body with moderate carbonation. Slick mouthfeel before leaving a crisp, dry finish and a modest burning sensation.

Overall - While similar, this is much better than the old Rogue Chiptole ale which, to me (and I'm going back 7-8 years in memory), had a more medicinal undertone. This one comes across as more natural, and while nothing spectacular, it delivers exactly what it promises on the label.

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Photo of ImperatorScab
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of Lanstrum
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hophugger
3.3/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Didn't know what to expect. Even after drinking, not sure if it was what I was expecting !!, lol, .Pours a mostly clear caramel-gold color with minimal head and hardly any lacing to speak of. Aroma is pretty basic with touches of caramel malt and some hops. Don't really catch any of the chipotle pepper on the nose. Flavor is nice. A decent blend of hops and malt with a slight peppery finish. The chipotle pepper is nowhere near what I expected or what I wanted, considering the name. The pepper is, however, very subtle and would not scare anyone away that was afraid of a lot of heat. Overall, feels good on the palate, but I was hoping for more heat. The kick I wanted is missing !!

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Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of NSXAG
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Barracudas
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

ABV is 5.4%

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Photo of GRG1313
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Rizzy17
3.6/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Segelstrom
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of CUbeerfan
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of jsh420
3.43/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

pours clear amber with a 1/4" white tight bubbly head which left tiny bit of lacing down the glass

smells of sweet malt earthy hops but no peppers?

taste - while there is a pepper flavor in the ale it is not enough to justify having chipotle in the name - good balance of malt to hops but the peppers could be missed if you did not swish and swirl and know the name chipotle ale

mouthfeel is great - medium body with plenty of carbonation

overall - this beer just does not pack the pepper punch from its original recipes - i would call for more peppers if you put peppers in the name of the beer

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Photo of Beardo
3.86/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vwbus7
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Beestin
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of Cheld
3.74/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jeffjeff1
3.48/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance- amber color, thin size head, nice lacing
Smell- some peppers, some malt
Taste- malt, slight flavor of peppers, very subtle and mild
Mouthfeel- medium bodied
Drinkability- I thought it was pretty good but I expected more peppers. At least a little bit of a kick.

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Photo of mikebu
3.88/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of IdrinkGas
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of Muggins25
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of Dwinslow15
4.1/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Rogue Farms Chipotle Ale from Rogue Ales
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