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Chipotle Ale - Rogue Ales

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81
good

1,255 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,255
Reviews: 682
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 18.21%
Wants: 65
Gots: 50 | FT: 0
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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Ratings: 1,255 | Reviews: 682 | Display Reviews Only:
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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

02-24-2013 17:32:50 | More by Segelstrom
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CUbeerfan

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +5%

06-23-2014 14:25:05 | More by CUbeerfan
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sneth019

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +5%

05-14-2012 23:13:08 | More by sneth019
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5%

04-04-2014 06:48:12 | More by VeganUndead
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wedge

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Mostly clear rusty orange color with a tall, lumpy head of pure white foam. Some mild smokiness in the nose over a nice balance of malt and hops. Mellow bready yeast and slight grassy hops. The flavor opens with a pleasant malty sweetness...very Rogue tasting of course. Seems like a fairly simple well-balanced ale with just a bit of smokiness. The hops add just enough flavor with some lingering grassiness. Pretty clean overall and medium bodied with prickly carbonation.

You can tell peppers were used, but mostly in the aftertaste and a bit of warmth in the throat. Typical Rogue quality...solid.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2009 23:21:54 | More by wedge
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user785335

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +5%

05-21-2014 10:15:31 | More by user785335
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-01-2013 22:03:39 | More by OregonGrown7
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tabhill

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5%

07-16-2014 01:54:06 | More by tabhill
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lisahope27

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

07-30-2013 03:55:44 | More by lisahope27
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jpmclaug

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

From the bottle into a pint glass

Clear orange with a small circle of white head, smells kind of bready and sweet and then a spicy peppery note hits, tastes sweet like a bready amber ale, a light smokiness is present and some pepper flavor comes through as well, not too hot but it is certainly present, mouthfeel is medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation. Decently drinkable, I could see someone really liking this one if they were a fan of chipotle. I would drink this again if I was in the mood. I see real potential for this beer in a recipe of some sort. A nice sweetness is present and the pepper could definitely add some spice. I might pick this one up to make chili with.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2011 23:16:35 | More by jpmclaug
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DrMindbender

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5%

07-18-2014 01:09:17 | More by DrMindbender
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Birdlegs

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +5%

06-23-2013 08:14:02 | More by Birdlegs
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Brdlist

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5%

06-03-2014 17:47:18 | More by Brdlist
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BBM

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a medium amber color, clear, with a thin, foamy beige head. Aroma was a nice blend of sweet malts, earthy hops and peppery hotness. I knew I was in for a ride.

The initial flavor is nothing too wild, until the pepper aftertaste gently burns the back of your throat. Reminiscent of a rauchbier, but with a kick. It's jolting-- almost as if you're drinking a spicy V8 in your beer. But the more I drank, the more I enjoyed it. The hotness never became overbearing, and the earthy hops and sugar balanced out well enough. I'm always on the lookout for unique beers, and this one is one of the most unique I've ever had. That said, one bomber was plenty.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2008 22:46:06 | More by BBM
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jaemeno3

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5%

12-25-2013 01:51:47 | More by jaemeno3
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meathookjones

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours out a clear amber color with a small light tan head. Decent lace. Light smoky smell to it and a solid malt backbone to help it out. Pretty simple nose to it but it gets the jobs done. Taste was quite malty with sweet caramel standing out and a solid smokiness throughout the flavor. A tad spicy from the hops or the peppers. Nice, simple and very clean. A little more kick would have done it good. Mouthfeel is about medium and the goes down quite easy. Very drinkable stuff. Even more so with a meal. I enjoyed it.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2005 12:24:11 | More by meathookjones
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yossarian14

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I thought this beer was very good. The smell of chipotle peppers was strong. The taste was very smokey. If you hate these two attributes then you will no doubt hate this beer, but as a chile head and a fan of all things smokey, I really enjoyed this beer. I had this with spicy chile and would buy it again. I think it would be a nice beer to cook with as well as drink with BBQ or mexican.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2009 00:58:39 | More by yossarian14
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CMOrak

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +5%

10-20-2013 00:44:38 | More by CMOrak
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zestd

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-28-2013 21:58:22 | More by zestd
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MonicaC

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

05-19-2014 13:06:22 | More by MonicaC
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mixed_master7

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +5%

09-01-2012 00:10:56 | More by mixed_master7
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CanisMajor

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +5%

01-23-2013 01:34:10 | More by CanisMajor
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Maillard

California

3.75/5  rDev +5%

09-01-2013 07:54:50 | More by Maillard
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vkv822

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +5%

12-10-2013 09:43:23 | More by vkv822
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Davekim_md


3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-30-2012 23:09:26 | More by Davekim_md
Chipotle Ale from Rogue Ales
81 out of 100 based on 1,255 ratings.