Chipotle Ale - Rogue Ales
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Reviews by the Alström Bros:
4.33/5 rDev +21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Presentation: 22 oz. bomber with no freshness date.
Appearance: Richly golden in colour with a thick pasty white lace that retains very well.
Smell: Some fruitiness, malt sweetness and a touch of smoked tangy pepper.
Taste: Very smooth with a mild crispness, rich and medium bodied. A thin layer of malt is first then a mild smoke kicks in as well as a mellow tangy hot pepper that has a faint touch of heat to it, perhaps some of the tangy flavour is from the cascade hops. Soon after is an underlying malt (bready) and a bit of hop flavour ... yet the more you drink the more you feel the heat, though it does not get hot or over bearing. Very clean in the finish with a fading heat.
Notes: Seriously one of the best spiced/herbal ales we have ever had ... some complex yet very well balanced and oh so drinkable all at the same time. A generous addition of smoked chipotle peppers give this brew the heat and smoke.
Serving type: bottle
03-09-2002 12:44:16 | More by Jason
More User Reviews:
4.2/5 rDev +17.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
I'm trying to figure out if this version of the beer has changed much, if at all, from prior years because it was a lot better than I remember. The appearance of the poor was a dark amber hue with a light head. The smell was smokey with a little bit of pepper mixed in with the hops and malt smells. The taste and mouthfeel are what I love the most about the beer. The taste is deeply smokey with just a little bit of spice on the back of the throat. It makes the beer an easy pairing with Spanish and Indian food. The mouthfeel as well coats your cheeks so that there's a light tingle from the spice. Overall was very nice and for the price I found it at (7.99) not a bad buy.
Serving type: bottle
03-05-2014 16:37:02 | More by WhiteHillsStore
Chipotle Ale from Rogue Ales
81 out of 100 based on 1,178 ratings.