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Mocha Porter - Rogue Ales

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Mocha PorterMocha Porter

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very good

2,439 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,439
Reviews: 1,307
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.89%
Wants: 78
Gots: 126 | FT: 4
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 allergictomacros
3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Very dark - almost opaque, but with some small floaties that's not terribly attractive.Tan head is creamy and stiff.

S - Burnt toasted grain. Lots of coffee, fruit, a hint of cocoa, and molasses.

T - Coffee and rich fruit withsome upfront acidity and lots of bitterness in the finish. More of a roasted bitterness rather than hops.

M - A little bit chewy mouthfeel. Neither dry nor sweet - kinda in the middle.

D - Very drinkable. Well balanced and not over the top. Strong coffee edge.

allergictomacros, Oct 16, 2008
Photo of LuDookie
3.99/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I poured this from the bottle into a mug.

It looked great going in and had a good head, but it disappeared very quickly.

It smelled the part.

Upon first sip, I was a little disappointed. I picked up on a lot of carbonation and hardly any hint of mocha. I found it moderately bitter for a porter and not sweet at all, which is what I expected. However, I enjoyed it more as I drank it.

Could be a little creamier....I like a thick creamy beer.

Overall, it was a very good beer, and easy to finish, but if you really like porters but are looking for something a bit different, look elsewhere. This is just another good porter.

LuDookie, Feb 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

tbryan5, Jul 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

FadetoBock, Jun 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

mctizzz, Feb 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

KolbMarley, Dec 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Meyers1023, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of OldFrothingSlosh
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep and dark brownish-black. Thin layer of persistent tan-colored lace speckles the glass nicely. Aromas are chocolate-covered caramel squares with a dash of bitterness. Flavor is thick and creamy, with lots of chocolate in there. There's also some coffee flavor as well. Finishes with a nicely-balanced dose of bitterness to match wits against the sweetness. Solid mouthfeel and quite drinkable. Rogue scores with anoter winner for me.

OldFrothingSlosh, Aug 16, 2004
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

MNMike, Mar 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

bpfrush, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of yankeeheel
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a dark chocoalte brown with a large tan head. Smells of dark malts, choclate, and perhaps a little cherry?

Bursting with coffee/chocolate flavor from the moment it enters your mouth. Has a nice bitter peak to it and gently fades away. Mouthfeel is medium/thick as a good porter should be. Definitely not stout thick.

A very nice interpretation of a porter from a very good brewery. I look forward to checking out the rest of their lineup.

yankeeheel, Aug 19, 2003
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

williamjbauer, Dec 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Oelschlager, Aug 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

stereosforgeeks, Dec 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

jmponder, Aug 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Garrettshu, Jul 15, 2013
Photo of anders36
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark brown almost black colour into the glass. The head is cream colour but not big. It has a nice smell of chocolate. The taste is all about chocolate and licorice with a nice bitter aftertaste. This is a nice beer that i found in a small pub for students. How it got there I don't know, but i'm glad i found it.

anders36, Apr 17, 2004
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

nhirsch04, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of soper2000
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Enjoyed on tap at Chumley's in Lafayette.
The pour resulted in a deep brown body capped off bye a small creamy tan head. Smell is very malty, notes of coffee and chocolate are present as well. First taste alludes to some bitter chocolate along with a subtle smokiness. Mouthfeel is a little thin though. I think I would enjoy this more if it had the body of their Chocolate stout. Overall it's a decent offering from Rogue.

soper2000, Apr 17, 2004
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Garrett82, Mar 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Aficionado_Shawn, Aug 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

mhenson42, Dec 03, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Danflurry, Dec 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Ciocanelu, Mar 25, 2014
Mocha Porter from Rogue Ales
87 out of 100 based on 2,439 ratings.