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Mocha Porter - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,490 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,490
Reviews: 1,315
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.89%
Wants: 81
Gots: 149 | 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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3/5  rDev -22.5%

InfernoBoss, Feb 04, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

jjohnston88, Nov 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

ctxfenris, Apr 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

xxcarpxx, Nov 20, 2011
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

Jasoncolliver, Nov 16, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

RandyKemka, Mar 16, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: dark and well, non-descript.
Smell: kind of what I would expect in a mocha porter but watered down. Not bad, just not outstanding.
Taste: again, a watered down version of expectations.
Overall: grabbed a 6 hoping for something at least above average based on ratings and reviews. Frankly disappointed. Just not much happenin.

cindyjeffsmith, Jul 27, 2011
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

Irish12, Feb 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

bilhelm, Oct 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

Noelito76, Apr 30, 2014
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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.

schellsbeer, Oct 16, 2008
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

Lisicjm, Mar 09, 2013
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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.

JayTheFinn, Apr 23, 2006
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

AWS2111, Jan 03, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

Dougwillhike, Feb 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

rypkr, Mar 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

crobinso, Jul 22, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

suckaj, Aug 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

flyingmick, Aug 25, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

KevMo84, Jun 08, 2014
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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.

jreitman, Jul 14, 2002
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

iamsolidsnake, Nov 18, 2011
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

Crafty_Beer, Jul 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

Nolegirlmitch, Jun 19, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

jk3, Feb 17, 2012
Mocha Porter from Rogue Ales
87 out of 100 based on 2,490 ratings.