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Rogue Farms Dirtoir Black Lager - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
90
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602 Ratings
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Ratings: 602
Reviews: 287
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.72%
Wants: 49
Gots: 30 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Cresant on 12-22-2009

Malts: Melanoidin, Carafe Special II, Black, Chocolate and Rogue Micro-Barley Farm first growth Risk malts.
Hops: Rogue Micro-Hop Yard first growth Independent and Revolution.
Yeast & Water: Oktoberfest Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

15º PLATO
35 IBU
130 AA
75º Lovibond
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of The_Mad_Capper
4.42/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Dirtoir Black Lager pours a pitch black body—no highlights are visible against the light—and a dense, deep tan head which leaves lacing all over the glass. The aroma is a little smoky and savory. Rich, yeasty bread crust comes through, along with brown sugar and coffee. In the flavor, there is considerable bite from the roasting, like burnt coffee. It’s bitter and woody but rich and flavorful. The earthy, herbal hops are considerable but still overshadowed by the malt. The body is on the full side, and the carbonation is restrained but crisp. The hops and roasted malt leave a little bite in the finish. A rich, bread-like aftertaste also lingers.

Overall rich, flavorful, and clean—loads of roasted malt and hops. The fairly full texture helps to smooth out the otherwise sharp bite of the roasted malt and hop acidity, though the roastiness is still a bit much. The aroma is wonderfully appetizing. Very tasty and bold on the whole.

Photo of Jerryodell
4.57/5  rDev +14%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.47/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.53/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Tiny dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, char, fudge, and slight soy sauce aromas. Taste is much the same with char, cocoa powder, and slight soy sauce flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer, but the soy sauce characteristics diminish the drinkability in this one a bit for me.

Serving type: bottle.

Photo of oldirtycaffrey
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a near black with a brown/tan foamy one inch head. Not much lacing along the glass as you finish. Smell: dark chocolate, roasted barley, malt, caramel. Taste is very bitter -- this is not for the faint of heart. Solid, crisp chocolate bite heavy on the malt. With all organic ingredients, this is a very complex, interesting beer. There was a slight sourness in the finish, but I would definitely pick this up again for a great Thanksgiving or Christmas meal.

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Rogue Farms Dirtoir Black Lager from Rogue Ales
90 out of 100 based on 602 ratings.