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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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BA SCORE
85
very good

736 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 736
Reviews: 380
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.97%
Wants: 19
Gots: 38 | 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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This bottle has caught my eye on a few occasions but I rarely purchase Rogue bombers, largely believing that the price point is beyond what many of these brews in fact deliver on the palate. In fairness, I have yet to have a bad Rogue beer ... I will say that I am selective in what I try (e.g., no beers containing "donut flavoring", whatever that is) and will snag certain Rogue beers when I find them on tap, as was the case here. This one is a brownish-copper color, rather like weak coffee or strong tea, with a nice light tan head of approximately four inches height. Nose was fruity, sweet, rich, and mildly astringent, with orange and tangerine citrus hops leading the way, followed up by light roast coffee and cacao powder. Almost smells like a highly-hopped porter! In the mouth, this one delivers a rich toffee malt backbone with some plum and dark toast notes ... Massive crystal malts that hit that sweet spot. Darker and richer than many amber ales, and with a pretty robust hop attack as well. Tangy and spicy, with the aforementioned citrus from the nose on the palate as well, along with some vanilla, rum extract, blackberry, gooseberry, and bitter earthy orange pekoe tea. Quite chewy but prickly on the tongue, with a little ashy resin and pine in the dry, roasted, bitter finish. Wow. I am surprised that all these seemingly disparate elements hang together so well without unpleasant clashes. Insanely tasty and proof that when Rogue gives up the gimmicks and other harebrained ideas, they can concoct some delicious offerings.

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Captain Sig's Northwestern Ale from Rogue Ales
85 out of 100 based on 736 ratings.