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Mocha Porter - Rogue Ales

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Mocha PorterMocha Porter

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,348 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,348
Reviews: 1,305
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 74
Gots: 95 | 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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Irish12

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.5%

02-24-2013 13:33:25 | More by Irish12
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Noelito76

New York

3/5  rDev -22.5%

04-30-2014 11:57:04 | More by Noelito76
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schellsbeer

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Ok. As a teacher who has a love for the Porters and Stouts, I would give this a solid passing grade.

Very thick and smooth. As far as taste, average.

Pours a dark to almost black. Small head with very thin lacing.

Rogue is a good brewery with good beers. However, since they have become so popular, thier prices have gone sky high.

Don't get me wrong, this is a wonderful Porter but is there better? YES.

12 oz bottle which pours a dark brown to black color. Thin to no head. Average taste with some slight coffee overtones. Complex in tast...No. Could I drink more than one...Yes.

However, 2 is max for one night. I would be scrapping the fuzz off of my tongue in the morning if more than this were consumed.

Serving type: bottle

10-16-2008 06:03:32 | More by schellsbeer
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Lisicjm

Missouri

3/5  rDev -22.5%

03-09-2013 19:08:34 | More by Lisicjm
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JayTheFinn

California

3/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Black as pitch, I expected Rogue's Mocha Porter to have a powerful smell and taste. The smell lacks. The mocha scent is there but it's more faint than I expected. The taste is a bit chalkier than expected too. It's almost more espresso than mocha. But it's not terrible. Generally smooth in the mouth, if a bit watery, at least more than I expected it to be. It's definitely drinkable, but nothing I'll rush out to get again. The overall theme of my review appears to be that my great expectations were not met.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2006 21:48:47 | More by JayTheFinn
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AWS2111

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.5%

01-03-2012 02:49:47 | More by AWS2111
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Dougwillhike

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -22.5%

02-01-2014 00:20:23 | More by Dougwillhike
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rypkr

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.5%

03-10-2013 06:06:57 | More by rypkr
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crobinso

Colorado

3/5  rDev -22.5%

07-22-2012 20:28:53 | More by crobinso
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flyingmick

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -22.5%

08-25-2012 01:13:05 | More by flyingmick
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Jerryodell

Georgia

3/5  rDev -22.5%

04-21-2014 03:02:28 | More by Jerryodell
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KevMo84

California

3/5  rDev -22.5%

06-08-2014 07:30:57 | More by KevMo84
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jreitman

California

3/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had this on tap at the brewery and found it to be rather lacking in flavor. The beer had a pretty good carbonation which was apparent despite the fact that you could not see through the glass to the other side. Kind of surprised. Will try reviewing again at a later date.

Serving type: on-tap

07-14-2002 21:21:41 | More by jreitman
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iamsolidsnake

Georgia

3/5  rDev -22.5%

11-18-2011 00:37:20 | More by iamsolidsnake
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Crafty_Beer


3/5  rDev -22.5%

07-01-2014 04:40:56 | More by Crafty_Beer
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Nolegirlmitch


3/5  rDev -22.5%

06-18-2012 23:44:47 | More by Nolegirlmitch
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jk3

New York

3/5  rDev -22.5%

02-17-2012 12:13:18 | More by jk3
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KillaB

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.5%

01-29-2013 05:44:35 | More by KillaB
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Colosdog

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -22.5%

04-18-2013 05:17:27 | More by Colosdog
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jgunther71

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.5%

12-21-2013 23:45:23 | More by jgunther71
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Admbmb92

Oregon

3/5  rDev -22.5%

06-17-2014 16:01:01 | More by Admbmb92
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Botulizard

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 3

A: Dark brown with almost no head, very much like a cola.

S: Malt roastiness with coffee and chocolate notes.

T: Bold roasted coffee with a nice balance of bitterness and chocolate sweetness. I'd have liked there to have been more chocolate present.

M: Way too thin and carbonated for a "porter". Much like the appearance, this aspect reminds me more of a cola than a beer.

O: It tastes pretty good, I'll give it that. Hell, maybe I'll drink it again sometime just for that. I do wish it tasted more distinctly of mocha. It seems to lack the characteristics that I'd expect from a porter, though. It loses a lot of points on that. It should be thicker and less carbonated.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2013 03:05:27 | More by Botulizard
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Focusf111

Vermont

3/5  rDev -22.5%

02-13-2014 06:38:57 | More by Focusf111
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estlinska

Arkansas

3/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a shaker from the bottle. Deep brown color like french roast coffee with off-white head that dissipates pretty quickly. Creamy chocolate and roasted coffee on the nose. Smoky espresso taste with a bitterness that kind of sits on your tongue, out of place. Medium body with long bitter aftertaste. Felt like it was just missing...something I cant put a finger on.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2012 00:10:08 | More by estlinska
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chooch5

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.5%

12-30-2013 04:02:32 | More by chooch5
Mocha Porter from Rogue Ales
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