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Chipotle Ale - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,301 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,301
Reviews: 685
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 18.49%
Wants: 71
Gots: 63 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Chile Beer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Label of 22 oz bottle:

8 Ingredients: Harrington, Klages & Maier Munich Malts; Cascade & Willamette Hops; Chipotle Peppers, Free Range Coastal Waters & Top Fermenting Pacman Yeast.

No Chemicals, No Preservatives, No Additives.

Dedicated to Spanish author Juan de la Cueva, who, in 1575, wrote of a Mexican dish that combined seedless chipotles with ale.

This ale is deep amber in color with a rich malty aroma, and delicately spiced with smoked Jalapeno peppers to give it that extra bite!

Oregon Brewed - Established 1988

Oxygen Fixing Caps - 35 IBU

(Beer added by: TastyTaste on 03-09-2002)
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3/5  rDev -16%

ej285701, Nov 16, 2011
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3/5  rDev -16%

HopStoopid120, Nov 18, 2011
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3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Dirty light /red/orange in color. Little head. No lacing.

If I inhale really deep I can smell a hint of pepper. Other than that not much to speak of. Sort of smooth on the mouth. Goes down easy.

A cool concept for beer, but it just didn't really taste much like peppers or have any kick to it at all.

chakadrum, Mar 07, 2006
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3/5  rDev -16%

ptricky, Jun 05, 2012
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wrightst, Sep 12, 2014
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Burt, Nov 17, 2011
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3/5  rDev -16%

BRYeleJR, May 25, 2013
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QuakeAttack, Dec 30, 2013
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StoicBeast, Jun 16, 2012
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kchannel9, Jan 31, 2012
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Pro_Magnon, Aug 06, 2014
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Troublebar, Feb 10, 2014
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Mick-e-d, May 27, 2012
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Texasfan549, Mar 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Picked this up with an assortment of other Rogue ales locally.

Pours out into an orange-reddish color with moderate head. Smells faintly of smoke and peppers. Taste is of some smoke, with the slow burn of some mild hot peppers that lasts quite a while. Overall, quote light, and not as overwhelming as some chili ales I have sampled, but the burn lasts longer than I would expect. I found myself nursing this over a long period of time, much longer than I would have had something similar without the peppers.

Seanstoppable, Apr 09, 2009
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3/5  rDev -16%

Kelp, Apr 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16%

yinz11, Aug 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%

wmickdds32, Nov 29, 2011
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akgroom, May 04, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Amber color with a crystal clean and nice head, but not much lacing.

S - Smoke dominates the nose for this one. But its not a real strong smoke aroma.

T - There is a certain sweetness to this beer that is over taken by the smokey spice, peppers in here.

M - Light body, sharp carbonation. Actually burns like pepper, and has a dry finish.

D - One a night is about all I can handle. For myself this is not a session beer. Might go nice with mexican food.

quasimoto, Apr 04, 2007
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3/5  rDev -16%

Kirk, Jun 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16%

TimH, May 19, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16%

Belittle, Apr 29, 2014
Chipotle Ale from Rogue Ales
81 out of 100 based on 1,301 ratings.