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XS McRogue Scotch Ale - Rogue Ales

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XS McRogue Scotch AleXS McRogue Scotch Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

163 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 163
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 14.62%
Wants: 8
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
9 Ingredients:
Amber, Pale Chocolate & Rogue Micro Barley Farm DareTM Malts; Kent Golding, Willamette and Rogue Micro Hopyard Revolution Hops; Rolled Oats, Free Range Coastal Water and Top Fermenting Pacman Yeast.

17.5º PLATO
45 IBU
75 AA
28.6º Lovibond

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-22-2001)
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

crowbar540, Jan 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Axnjxn, Dec 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

Mbpike, Dec 05, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -34.7%

Carpentiere, Nov 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

PaulyB83, Nov 18, 2013
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3.24/5  rDev -15.4%

Pricey at $5 for a 7 oz. bottle, jeez. Pours amber with very little head. Strange aroma. Oyster sauce, tabasco, spaghettios, malt. Spaghettios for sure (wife confirms this). Flavor is nice, with a scotch and malt backbone on top if some sweet dark candy flavors and, yes, a sweet tomato-ey essence. Somewhat unique, but one of the funkiest smelling beers I have encountered. Medium slick mouthfeel, with some creamy finish. Not bad, but a little weird.

BMMillsy, Oct 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

jkroese, Oct 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

djrn2, Sep 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

tommy5, Sep 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Peanut2074, Aug 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Eric908, Jul 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

2beerdogs, Jul 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

TheMrFarnham, Jul 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

GABrew, Jul 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

b1515152004, Jun 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

WOLFGANG, Jun 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

sdm9465, Jun 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

goblin7704, Jun 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Kish, Jun 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Kelp, Apr 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

DaPan, Apr 13, 2013
Photo of Seanniek91
3.88/5  rDev +1.3%

Served from a vintage 2010 7oz bottle into a St. Bernardus snifter.

Appearance- Dark murky brown with zero head.

Smell- Smells barrel aged. Caramel, vanilla, light peat and scotch notes, light booze. Quite nice.

Taste- Light smoke or woody characteristic, plum(?), peaty/scotch flavor, lots of caramel malts, not a hop to be found. i have to mark down on the taste because of the mouthfeel unfortunately.

Mouthfeel- Super thin. Unbelievably so. Light carbonation, very low viscosity.

Overall- Rogue. This beer had a lot of promise, but unfortunately the mouthfeel with way too light. Wouldn't min trying this "fresh".

Seanniek91, Apr 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

BYOFB, Apr 02, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +24%

bigbeers84, Mar 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

chugamugofsud, Feb 21, 2013
XS McRogue Scotch Ale from Rogue Ales
86 out of 100 based on 163 ratings.