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Mocha Porter - Rogue Ales

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Mocha PorterMocha Porter

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,436 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,436
Reviews: 1,307
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.89%
Wants: 78
Gots: 123 | 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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4/5  rDev +3.4%

WritersBlock, Apr 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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.

3Vandoo, Feb 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

allstar255, Oct 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

MN_Beerticker, Jun 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

CWhite, Jan 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

mitlinks, Feb 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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.

mountdew1, Oct 18, 2008
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

TheBishopco, Nov 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

freduardo, Dec 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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.

frank4sail, Apr 30, 2003
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Tumble, Feb 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

klittle250, Jun 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

tabhill, Jul 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

DamageCase76, Nov 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Plonk, May 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

pin, Nov 07, 2012
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rrski198, Jan 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Stoffel, Jan 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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.

baiser, May 29, 2005
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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.

mrmuskie, Feb 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

laughingman4929, Apr 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Sebas, Aug 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

DrMindbender, Jul 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

pathman, Jul 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Daniel608, Tuesday at 05:53 AM
Mocha Porter from Rogue Ales
87 out of 100 based on 2,436 ratings.