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Mocha Porter - Rogue Ales

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Mocha PorterMocha Porter

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,324 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,324
Reviews: 1,304
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 70
Gots: 90 | 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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3Vandoo

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Well; dark brownish darkish with some red hues coming from the lights going through it.

Smell is of malts, roasted coffee, mocha, shy alcohol esters coming in to tickle the nose.

Well the mouthfeel is watery and overall it is a bitter dry beer. At first, the flavors of mocha, burnt coffee and chocolate comes in and tickles your palate then it goes away rapidly. Some hints of small fruits are perceived, but are cut right away by a sharp bitter end.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2011 03:44:34 | More by 3Vandoo
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allstar255

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

10-17-2012 20:53:14 | More by allstar255
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-28-2013 15:16:46 | More by MN_Beerticker
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CWhite

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-10-2012 17:41:34 | More by CWhite
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mitlinks

Switzerland

4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-03-2013 15:54:33 | More by mitlinks
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mountdew1

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into an imperial pint glass. Color was a nice dark solid brown that was completely opaque with a light brown foamy head. The head started as 2 fingers, and within a few minutes was just froth on top with a little clinging to the side. Aroma was sweet, brown sugar, chocolate, brown bread with a hint of coffee. Taste was sweet, like a Hershey's chocolate bar, with a touch of vanilla, and a slightly bitter aftertaste. Coated very well in the mouth, not overly carbonated, just slightly watery in the throat. Very very easy to drink, drank was faster than I realized.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2008 00:29:29 | More by mountdew1
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +3.4%

11-27-2011 06:12:06 | More by TheBishopco
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freduardo

Alabama

4/5  rDev +3.4%

12-16-2011 05:35:08 | More by freduardo
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frank4sail

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I picked up this six pack with a six pack of their bitter and well both were quite what you would expect from Rogue.. they were good solid beers. The porter starts with a cocoa nose that has a little hop sting to it. Dark black in color and opeque in appearance the beer pours with a nice dense tan head with good retention and lace in the glass. Full mouth. Original expresso taste with roast malt sweetness dominating the tongue as well. Slightly sweet on the finish.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2003 12:29:06 | More by frank4sail
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Tumble

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-01-2013 22:09:46 | More by Tumble
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klittle250

Arkansas

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-29-2014 14:27:43 | More by klittle250
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DamageCase76

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.4%

11-04-2013 12:29:23 | More by DamageCase76
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Plonk

Alabama

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-29-2013 18:18:57 | More by Plonk
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pin

Australia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

11-07-2012 02:07:07 | More by pin
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rrski198

Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-02-2014 00:14:31 | More by rrski198
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Stoffel

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-06-2012 20:35:55 | More by Stoffel
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baiser

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours deep brown with ruby highlights, deep tan head, and excellent lacing. Aroma of dark chocolates, caramel, and fruit. Lots of chocolate and coffee flavours, nice burnt and toasty flavours but easily drinkable. Great alternative to the heavier stouts, packed with roasty flavours. Finishes dry, with a semi sour aftertaste.

Serving type: on-tap

05-29-2005 08:28:30 | More by baiser
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mrmuskie

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This beer poured a black with burgandy highlights and a 1/4" tan head.
The smell was a roasty maple sweetness with a slight coffee aromma and maybe a touch of pine.
The taste wasnt the typical mocha flavor i was used to it had a sweet maltiness with good hop balance, i found the coffee flavor can through in the finish (very nice).
All and all i would say this is a very drinkable porter not the typical cloying sweet malt bomb.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2011 15:40:10 | More by mrmuskie
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laughingman4929

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-24-2012 05:30:11 | More by laughingman4929
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pathman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-08-2013 01:31:04 | More by pathman
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz Bottle

Appearance - The beer pours an opaque black/brown colour with a very large frothy light brown coloured head. I can't see much carbonation due the darkness of the beer and there is some very nice lacing running in stages down the sides of the glass. The head lasted for 5 minutes before it began to dissipate.

Smell - chocolate, malts, coffee, hops, smoke

Taste & Mouth - The beer has a large amount of carbonation and most of the taste consists of chocolate, coffee and malts. There is also a surprising amount of hop taste and a smoky aspect as well. The beer finishes with a hoppy/chocolaty aftertaste.

Overall - Not as heavy as some of the other craft porters I've tried which makes is really drinkable. I could actually see this working some what well as a session beer. It would also be a good beer for people that are new to the style. Worth seeking out.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2011 18:53:55 | More by spinrsx
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Rosquin

Iowa

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-02-2013 11:33:02 | More by Rosquin
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swaghawk

Kansas

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-18-2012 06:09:43 | More by swaghawk
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Ian_Hammons

New York

4/5  rDev +3.4%

08-28-2013 01:42:35 | More by Ian_Hammons
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deac83

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-27-2013 03:31:11 | More by deac83
Mocha Porter from Rogue Ales
87 out of 100 based on 2,324 ratings.