Smoke Ale - Rogue Ales
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Reviews by nixhecks:
3.98/5 rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured a dark orange-reddish color with minimal head, though it retains a film and leaves a little lacing. Aroma is almost all smoke, the more subtle smells aren't quite coming through. Flavor, of course, is also dominated by smoked malts, although it does have a degree of hoppy bitterness/dryness on both the front and the finish. I am a fan of smoke beers, and an even bigger fan of Rogue - if this sounds familiar you will like this. Otherwise, this is an aquired taste. Try it if you have an open-mind.
Serving type: bottle
09-28-2004 21:47:28 | More by nixhecks
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District of Columbia
3.75/5 rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
On tap at Rogue brewpub in Eugene, poured into a pint glass.
A-Pours a dark golden amber, slightly opaque. Has a very thin top of off white head, visible lacing.
S-Smoked oak, caramel malt.
T-Sweet caramel malt, campfire smoke, slight hoppy bitterness. There's even the smallest hint of sour granny smith apple.
M-Light medium body, very light carbonation.
O-Pleasant smoke ale with light balance. The smoke flavor isn't overwhelming and I'd prefer more of it also more carbonation.
Serving type: on-tap
04-24-2013 00:55:57 | More by MeneerBeerSnob
Smoke Ale from Rogue Ales
86 out of 100 based on 319 ratings.