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Chipotle Ale - Rogue Ales

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81
good

1,282 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,282
Reviews: 682
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 18.21%
Wants: 68
Gots: 58 | FT: 0
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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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MerkurKing16

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12%

11-17-2011 16:09:52 | More by MerkurKing16
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williahd

Virginia

4/5  rDev +12%

04-20-2013 22:51:46 | More by williahd
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

4/5  rDev +12%

12-29-2012 18:42:59 | More by oriolesfan4
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doughanson78

Washington

4/5  rDev +12%

11-15-2011 09:58:15 | More by doughanson78
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BMan33

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12%

06-28-2013 01:18:01 | More by BMan33
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Morris729

Texas

4/5  rDev +12%

Pours a slightly hazy copper amber color with a pillowy light tan head that fades into a solid sheet of lace. Nose is sweet malt and smoked peppers. Taste begins with sweet caramelized toasted malt followed by smoky charcoal and a final spicy chipotle kick. The heat is definitely noticeable but is not overpowering. Overall this brew incorporates the smoky chili pepper flavor very well. I’d love to pair this with some barbequed brisket.

10-18-2006 03:21:16 | More by Morris729
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retreminy

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +12%

07-08-2012 05:50:41 | More by retreminy
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +12%

11-24-2011 14:56:57 | More by Rochefort10nh
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bobotron

Oregon

4/5  rDev +12%

09-09-2012 18:59:34 | More by bobotron
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AleGal79


4/5  rDev +12%

04-25-2012 01:00:08 | More by AleGal79
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Kenai4

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +12%

02-05-2012 18:10:58 | More by Kenai4
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LSUPT

California

4/5  rDev +12%

11-17-2011 07:20:08 | More by LSUPT
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mattparsons

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +12%

08-25-2012 04:11:24 | More by mattparsons
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bdeast1

Alabama

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11-28-2011 21:14:48 | More by bdeast1
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Sussman68


4/5  rDev +12%

08-18-2014 02:31:50 | More by Sussman68
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BearMittens

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +12%

07-09-2014 04:39:23 | More by BearMittens
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jnardone235

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +12%

09-03-2012 03:04:33 | More by jnardone235
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SDG1070

Ohio

4/5  rDev +12%

11-24-2012 15:27:29 | More by SDG1070
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PittsburghHopHead83


4/5  rDev +12%

10-02-2012 21:10:05 | More by PittsburghHopHead83
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Tivlavrie

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +12%

09-01-2014 01:48:47 | More by Tivlavrie
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adamks

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +12%

a: pours cloudy dark copper with sturdy one-finger head.

s: earthy smoked pepper on top of sweet malt and a bit of hop spice.

t: sweet pale ale taste for a second until the chipotle kicks in, which warms slightly and brings a great smoky taste.

m: thick but smooth, the chipotle leaves an earthy film.

d: delicious well-balanced mix of spice and sweet, it can be a refreshing break during a night of strong beers.

02-18-2009 23:19:05 | More by adamks
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athomasPSU

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12%

06-13-2014 17:01:24 | More by athomasPSU
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +12%

11-27-2011 05:00:37 | More by schnarr84
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natasharai

Minnesota

4.03/5  rDev +12.9%

Appearance: Poured with some foamy off white head that dissipated to a thin layer leaving some lacing at the top of my glass. The beer is a pretty translucent orange gold.

Smell: Roasted malt, roasted spicy pepper, very small amount of caramel sweetness

Taste: Roasted malt, some hop bitterness, roasted pepper, small spicy pepper flavor, then finishes with a small sweet malt.

Mouthfeel: Starts with some carbonation, medium bodied, small tingle from the bit of hops, then turns to a spice tingle. Mouth gets hot for a moment then finishes smooth.

Overall: Very easy to drink, the spicy pepper aspect is pretty light so most people will enjoy this beer. Nice sweetness to balance the spiciness. I could easily have a couple of these, especially while eating some good mexican food.

03-30-2009 03:42:46 | More by natasharai
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ChrisPratz

Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev +12.9%

Growing numerous varieties of peppers this year, when I saw this on the shelf at my beer store I knew I had to have it.

A: Very nice golden amber color with 2 fingers worth of head that simmer down to a very nice veil of lace that sticks to the sides of the glass well and remains for most of the way down.

S: Excellent floral hops with alot of distinct earthy "garden" aromas. Reminds me of weeding in the garden and smelling all the various vegetable plants and soil smells. Also a deep malty sweetness. Very intriguing.

T: Wow. Such a surprise on the palette and senses. Sweetness of the malt at first that instantly gives way to an incredible smokey flavor from the chilis. Reminds me of bacon wrapped jalapenos without the heat. Makes way to some floral hoppyness and a medium bitterness. I can feel an ever slight amount of heat as well, its so strangely unique. After tastes consists of slight bitterness and a hint of grain/wheat.

M: Average carbonation works well with the hop level and the smokeyness. Leaves a crisp clean taste and moderate ABV isn't noticeable at all.

O: Crazy game that is played on the senses. Flavors that should be coming from food but instead are sipped and a mild heat make this a very unique beer. Not your usual beer style but def worth the price of the bottle and worth trying.

05-03-2012 01:45:02 | More by ChrisPratz
Chipotle Ale from Rogue Ales
81 out of 100 based on 1,282 ratings.