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Smoke Ale - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
86
very good

322 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 322
Reviews: 255
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 53
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Label of 22 oz bottle:

12 Ingredients: Great Western, Harrington, Klages, Munich & Hugh Baird Crystal, Carastan 30/37 & 13/17, Chuck's Alderwood Smoked Munich & Bamberg Beechwood Smoked Malts; Saaz & Perle Hops, Free Range Coastal Waters & Top Fermenting Pacman Yeast. No Chemicals, Preservatives or Additives.

DEDICATED TO THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL.

A German Style Rauchbier with an orange-amber hue, a delicate smoke aroma and flavor, with an intense hop finish.

Oregon Brewed - Established 1988

Oxygen Fixing Caps - 48 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-12-2001)
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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.

MeneerBeerSnob, Apr 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

MNBeer1017, Mar 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

bigbeers84, Mar 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

brheuer, Mar 17, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +25%

pottergator, Mar 03, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

chugamugofsud, Feb 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

powdersoldier, Feb 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

thedirtystayout, Jan 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

SDG1070, Nov 24, 2012
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5/5  rDev +31.6%

biscuitroller, Oct 20, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

wattoclone, Sep 12, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

jurbanik, Sep 07, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

CWhite, Sep 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

justinlaz, Aug 31, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

beerpadawan, Aug 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

JimmytheSaintPSU, Aug 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Reijo, Aug 16, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

shade13, Jul 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

travishardy929, Jul 23, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Avant_Garage, Jun 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Tunguska, May 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Piason, May 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

jheezee, May 01, 2012
Photo of Stinkypuss
3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Rogue Smoke Ale

LOOK: Clear copper colored brew. Slight off white foam cap. Displays a fine clarity.

SMELL: Smoked malts, bbq, charcoal, cured meats.

TASTE: Rich smokey flavor, earthy wood flavor notes come through as well. Charcoal, bacon, burnt toast. There is a mild but complimentary bitterness. Slight tang. Very smokey.

FEEL: On the light side of medium bodied, well carbonated. Smoke flavor sticks to the palette and does not let go.

OVERALL: A nice smoked beer, solid flavor, ideal for a smokey bbq outdoors. Would go great with roasted pork.

Stinkypuss, Apr 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

AleGal79, Apr 25, 2012
Smoke Ale from Rogue Ales
86 out of 100 based on 322 ratings.