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Captain Sig's Northwestern Ale - Rogue Ales

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Captain Sig's Northwestern AleCaptain Sig's Northwestern Ale

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very good

745 Ratings
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Ratings: 745
Reviews: 381
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.94%
Wants: 18
Gots: 39 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Label of 22oz bottle:

10 Ingredients: Pale 2-row, Munich, Carastan, & Chocolate Malts; Horizon, Amarillo, Cascade & Rogue Farm Willamette Hops; Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

No Chemicals, No Preservatives, No Additives.

Dedicated to the Hansen brothers - Sig, Edgar, and Norman - the Rogues of the Bering Sea.

Portions of proceeds of Northwestern Ale will support the Fisherman's Fund.

14.5º PLATO
80 IBU
75 AA
36º L

(Beer added by: peabody on 07-12-2009)
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Ratings: 745 | Reviews: 381 | Display Reviews Only:
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1/5  rDev -73.5%

jrdsvtk, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of Chaney
3.98/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

My wife and I split a bottle of this with our snow crab dinner tonight.

Served in a tulip.

A: Poured a solid red color, with no light passing through whatsoever. The head was ridiculously webby, and added up to about a two finger head.

S: This had a nice floral and hop component, along with a bit of candy-ness that resembled fresh red velvet cake batter.

T: While this was fairly smooth on the front, it definitely pack quite a bitter wallop at the end. The hops really started to stain my teeth the more I drank of this stuff.

M: Thick and creamy, with some of the most ridiculous, sudsy lacing I've ever seen in a beer. Bitter for sure, but that's what I liked about it.

O: This surprised me actually. I really didn't know the style until I popped it open and checked on the website. Heck, all I knew is that Wegman's said it went really well with seafood and a portion of the proceeds go to a fisherman's fund of some sort. It certainly DID go well with that seafood!

Chaney, Feb 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

LampertLand, Feb 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Cramerican, Feb 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Bluerabbitbell, Feb 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Tyrawlings, Feb 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

rusty3335, Feb 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Beer4Baltimore, Feb 07, 2012
Photo of CowsCanBark
3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 22 oz. bottle into pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a nice semi-murky ruby red hue with a light brown two-finger head. A very nice amount of lacing left on the glass.

Smell: All I can really smell is a strong scent of malts and breadyness.

Taste: Very roasty and balanced throughout. Dark malts, cocoa, coffee, with a moderate, mildly lingering bitterness throughout. Reminds me of what Clown Shoes' "Lubrication" was aiming for.

Mouthfeel: It's good. Relatively moderate body with high carbonation. It's not very smooth, though, and is somewhat of a sipper.

Overall: A good amber red, not as good as Rogue's American Amber Ale, this is more roasty and malty, but still pretty darn good.

CowsCanBark, Jan 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

ygtbsm94, Jan 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

PhineasGage, Jan 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

wildshire, Jan 27, 2012
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5/5  rDev +32.6%

rogueleonardi, Jan 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

HoistinBrews, Jan 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

rogerthegill, Jan 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

djaeon, Jan 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

dprophet, Jan 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

poppyjohn, Jan 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

druptight, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of Kromes
4.05/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: A hazy copper color with a thick tan colored head that sticks to the sides of the glass.

S: Big caramel malt aroma with a little bit of peat and hop.

T: As with the aroma, the majority of flavor comes from the caramel malt. There is a very slight earthy flavor in the beer and the hops kick in at the finish and provide a nice flavor and bittering balance.

M: Medium body with a smooth creamy feel to it. Very nice feel to it.

O: A solid American red ale. Good flavors and nicely balanced.

Kromes, Jan 19, 2012
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3.2/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

P: pours a dark amber copper color with a thick white head.

S: holy hops! and lots of em

T: being that i do not like my beers overly hoppy, this was not my favorite, but lots of hops and bitterness and a mild hit of carmel undertones.

M: pine resin from the hops is all over the mouth and this has a medium body.

O: way to hoppy for my taste, however for the hop heads out here, you would defiantly dig this brew.

GNWBC, Jan 18, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

acurtis, Jan 18, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +26%

kchannel9, Jan 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

irishkyle21, Jan 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

nickfl, Jan 15, 2012
Captain Sig's Northwestern Ale from Rogue Ales
85 out of 100 based on 745 ratings.