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Mocha Porter - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,531 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,531
Reviews: 1,315
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.89%
Wants: 84
Gots: 161 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-16-2001)
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Photo of Chickenhawk9932
4.53/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours black with a caramel head.

In the nose is sweet malt, bareley, coffee and chocolate.

Bitter coffee and chocolate balanced by the sweet malt - all rushes to the back of the mouth in a harmony of flavor. Some coffee notes linger in the front of the mouth - starts tasting thick and ends a little thin - a real nice mouthfeel, and considerably drinkable.

Chickenhawk9932, Sep 01, 2010
Photo of scruffwhor
4.53/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A deep brown color with a light brown head. Two fingers of head yielded after it was poured into my 650ml Family Guy mug. Went from filmy foam to ring-o-foam at the end of the beer. The smell was a mix of hoppy coffee and baker's chocolate. Flavor was similar to the smell. With more of a bitter chocolate start, a smokey coffee middle, and a roasted mocha, vanilla, kona, hop finish.

scruffwhor, Jul 02, 2006
Photo of RenoZymurgist
4.53/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Frothy tan head dissipated quickly which is surprising for a rogue brew. Aroma is light yet carries a dark roasted character and a scent of fresh coffee that is not bitter at all yet it has a faint citrussy hop accent. Taste is superb with a deep chocolate flavor that is clean and delicious. Follows with a malt sweetness that is not carmely but provides a perfect balance and it finishes with a bitter chocolate flavor that has a hoppiness blended into it in a way that i wish i could describe adequately. Mouthfeel is very good as well as it has a very smooth carbonation that lets the flavors roll around your mouth without having a carbonic bite. Very drinkable and as of now it is the best American style porter i have had.

RenoZymurgist, Sep 10, 2003
Photo of JudgeRoughneck
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a pitch-black beer with a burnt caramel hu at the edges. It has a thick, chocolate-milk head.

Bitterness from hops cascades over the palate and slides into roastiness, and then a mellow coffee tone with sweet chocolate only at the very end. Cane syrup and nut tones emerge with warmth. Aftertaste is sticky and slightly smokey.

The beautiful thing about this beer is how many simple, un-muddled flavors are stacked neatly on top of one another. It has sweetness and depth but still manages to forefront a great bitterness that doesn't rely on harsh roasted or acrid, or pushy, out-of-place hops.

JudgeRoughneck, Apr 13, 2007
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Mocha Porter from Rogue Ales
87 out of 100 based on 2,531 ratings.