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Mocha Porter - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,357 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,357
Reviews: 1,305
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.89%
Wants: 75
Gots: 98 | 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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GeoCait

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +3.4%

08-31-2012 20:42:43 | More by GeoCait
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elchingen

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

02-08-2013 04:46:04 | More by elchingen
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GetTheYayo

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -16%

03-17-2013 00:42:24 | More by GetTheYayo
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winomark

Missouri

3.68/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a deep dark brown with a generous, frothy meduim tan head.

Wonderful hoppy tones. Centennial hops make a huge impact. Toasty dark malt also quite noticable. Very nice.

Lots of roasted malt, with coffee and chocolate tones throughout. Hops add a nice bitterness, with carbonation offering lift.

Flavorful, but not too heavy. Rich and coating throughout. Light, dry finish.

A good brew. The centennial hops add a great balance to the dark malts. Another Rogue winner.

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2004 16:58:19 | More by winomark
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HungarianCount

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

05-15-2012 04:05:54 | More by HungarianCount
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mavbrew

Massachusetts

3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a deep brown color with a finger thick, frothy, mocha colored head that slowly dissipates.

S: The nose is mainly that of roasted malts, which brings out a coffee scent in the beer. There is also hints of chocolate or cocoa.

T: The taste is just like the nose, major roasted malt/coffee bean taste throughout. There is also a subtle sweetness and a hint of hops. The finish is dry and the taste of the roasted malts is left in the palate,more of a smokey flavor.

M: Medium bodied with average carbonation, finish is dry and smooth.

D: Overall this is a good beer. The roasted characteristics mesh well with the slight bitterness and sweetness and it goes down nice and smooth.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2011 01:09:44 | More by mavbrew
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shuajw

Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

11-14-2011 14:07:34 | More by shuajw
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disemgrowler

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

01-05-2012 00:17:36 | More by disemgrowler
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Bouder32

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

10-22-2013 16:10:24 | More by Bouder32
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HugoGrim

Pennsylvania

4.33/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into an imperial pint glass. Black body with a nice bubbly head. No lace.

Aroma is big an intense. Bakers chocolate, sweet cream. Excellent nose to this beer.

Flavor meets the billing quite accurately. Bitter coffee and dark chocolate. Hints of hopping, nicely balanced.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2007 22:02:14 | More by HugoGrim
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alexanf

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

07-27-2013 16:07:33 | More by alexanf
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BigGold

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

02-26-2014 02:22:32 | More by BigGold
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gunnerman

Florida

3.95/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours that nice dark reddish color with a nice inch head that is very sticky and adds to the complexity of the brew. Smell is of chocolate with espresso and other coffee fragrance. Taste is of Bitter sweet malt with a mouthfeel of chocolate coffee. I prefer to drink this after a nice meal prefebly some type of meat.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2006 00:29:30 | More by gunnerman
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Johnroby

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-15-2014 23:45:53 | More by Johnroby
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cretemixer

Indiana

3.95/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22 oz. bomber pours a deep chocolate brown with ruby hues. Caramel headiness that fades to a thin layer leaving little lace. Mochacciono aroma with a strong hoppy bite. What else would you expect from Rogue? Hoppy flavors are most prominent with coffee following right behind. Chocolate maltiness is overpowered by the hops. Thinner mouthfeel that I expected, but still adequate. Not my favorite style, but overall a pretty impressive beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2003 06:12:44 | More by cretemixer
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RenoZymurgist

Nevada

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.

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2003 04:38:13 | More by RenoZymurgist
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rabiddawg

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.4%

03-05-2014 17:49:27 | More by rabiddawg
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nmeiborg

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

01-17-2012 19:35:21 | More by nmeiborg
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59rockabilly

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

09-01-2012 23:31:32 | More by 59rockabilly
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Mlawrence

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-13-2014 01:21:12 | More by Mlawrence
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IcemanCometh

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

10-16-2013 01:36:23 | More by IcemanCometh
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JWU

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz. bottle poured into a straight sided pint glass

A- dark, dark brown. No light makes it through this brew. Big, fluffy tan head, and very sticky lacing down the glass. I don't see how a porter could look better.

S- Dark, sweet malt, heavy on the coffee aroma.

T-Roasty, sweet malts, with a coffee finish. Hints of chocolate, but you have to search for them. A tad bitter on the end.

M- Deceptively medium bodied (you'd think it's heavier from the looks of it) Carbonation on the lighter side of medium.

O- A good example of an American porter. I could use a bit more chocolate notes, and a tad less bitterness on the finish, but I'm honestly nit picking. Tasty.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2011 03:47:44 | More by JWU
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groleau

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

08-11-2013 20:44:59 | More by groleau
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Extrajoker00

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.4%

12-29-2013 00:15:36 | More by Extrajoker00
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LarryKemp

Texas

3.45/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I was struck by its red tint while pouring. The head was good but because of the 8.0% alcohol retention was poor. The choclate malt aroma was evident and I could not detect any hop aroma. The first taste was overpowered by a hoppy bitterness that lingered on the roof of my mouth long after the liquid was swallowed. Only after holding the beer in my mouth did the choclate come out. It had a moderately creamy mouthfeel. Overall I was disappointed by this beer and would recommend it only to Rogue Hop Heads.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2003 18:45:50 | More by LarryKemp
Mocha Porter from Rogue Ales
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