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Double Mocha Porter - Rogue Ales

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Double Mocha PorterDouble Mocha Porter

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BA SCORE
87
very good

293 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 293
Reviews: 163
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.86%
Wants: 11
Gots: 31 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Rogue calls this an 'Imperial Porter' on their website.

10 Ingredients:
Malts: C120, C150, Kiln Coffee, Black, Chocolate and Rogue Micro Barley Farm Risk™ malts.
Hops: Summit and Rogue Micro Hopyard Willamette.
Yeast & Water: Rogue's Pacman Yeast and Free Range Coastal Water.

19º PLATO
78 IBU
76 AA
133º Lovibond

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 02-26-2010)
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CaptainPancakes

California

4.5/5  rDev +16%

01-31-2013 05:23:30 | More by CaptainPancakes
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dragomni

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

01-27-2013 23:51:46 | More by dragomni
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fivetime

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

01-22-2013 00:59:40 | More by fivetime
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Jsmitty1967

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-16-2013 22:42:51 | More by Jsmitty1967
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GiantMidget

Pennsylvania

3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bought at Total Wine in Claymont DE a few weeks ago.

Continuing with my Rogue journey, surprisingly I haven't had the regular Mocha Porter but went straight for the Double.

Poured into a tulip from a bomber, gave a relatively strong/fast pour to release the scent and test the headiness.
Gave me a 3 finger head of brownish cream.
The mocha malt scent, as many reviewers have said, is so strong but it's not unpleasant or overpowering.
I would argue that it's right where it needs to be. If it were less, I'd almost be disappointed in expectations of a double porter.

The taste is very malty and the mocha is there, I can taste a lingering alcohol but it isn't overly so. Some nuttiness and coffee like drinking a non-cream cafe mocha with no sugar, but it is most definitely a porter beer.

It's a smooth drink, enjoyable and worthy of the Rogue name in my opinion.

Slightly lighter mouthfeel that I would think, but it's still quite good.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2013 01:11:00 | More by GiantMidget
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Bobheed

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +16%

01-06-2013 16:20:20 | More by Bobheed
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Charlie_Hoss

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

01-02-2013 17:59:00 | More by Charlie_Hoss
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QuamLaetus

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

12-31-2012 19:08:45 | More by QuamLaetus
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jesterx7769


2.93/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

serving: poured into glass
Color: very dark, frothy mocha colored head, does not stick
Smell: very faint mocha/malt, not much smell. disappointing as I expected much more mocha. Not sure where people are getting the overload of smell from.
Taste: Light consistency for a dark beer, malt like in taste, not very strong mocha/chocolate taste. Leaves a nice mocha after taste. Slight bitterness not too much.Very easy to drink.

Solid beer but not worthy of a high rating IMO. Good entry level dark beer for someone who does not drink them but would like much more smell and taste.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2012 01:46:41 | More by jesterx7769
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t0rin0

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

12-25-2012 19:21:17 | More by t0rin0
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.7%

12-25-2012 17:52:22 | More by ejimhof
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OB1

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.1%

12-19-2012 03:15:57 | More by OB1
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shockrocker65

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +16%

12-03-2012 02:48:02 | More by shockrocker65
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FrankShirley

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

11-30-2012 21:42:47 | More by FrankShirley
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Cody66


4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-23-2012 06:20:02 | More by Cody66
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CJS

Florida

3/5  rDev -22.7%

11-03-2012 18:19:19 | More by CJS
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biscuitroller

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +16%

10-20-2012 17:18:08 | More by biscuitroller
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Kooz

New York

2.93/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Sorry for the stunted review, but until there's an app, it's going to be hard to review beers from bars and restaurants...

Poured very dark brown and left a sticky tan lacing on the pint glass. Looks good.

Smells malty and I can get the mocha (slightly). I expected a stronger nose.

I get the mocha taste, but it's more malt (like malted milk) than mocha. Slightly bitter, maybe too overly hopped.

The body is a little too watery for my preference. It is disappointing.

Overall, it's not bad, but it didn't blow me away.

Serving type: on-tap

10-15-2012 16:10:21 | More by Kooz
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WynnO

Florida

3.3/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The name of this beer is inviting, but after going inside you realize its hype is *a bit* oversold.

Serving vessel is a Chimay goblet.

Looks fine. Dark brown. Head is nice and brown, and it has good hang time---a light sheen remains to the last sip.

Smell seems a little weak to me, not enough to complain, but I was hoping for a stronger aroma of everything. Still though, a big inhale reveals some good maltiness and chocolate notes.

Taste is a bit hot. At 8.2 I would think it could have been masked more. After your palette gets accustomed, it becomes more agreeable.

Mouthfeel is straight down the line porter---what you would expect.

Overall, not my favorite of this genre. It is drinkable, but I might select a Yeti or Southern Tier version before this. I would not turn it down though.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2012 22:46:54 | More by WynnO
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

09-12-2012 13:45:09 | More by wattoclone
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BMMillsy

Florida

4.05/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Love the regular mocha porter. Loads of awesome chocolate here on the nose, really not much else. No coffee or roastiness to speak of as I would expect from a porter. The flavor is nearly chocolate syrup, but short of cloying. Thick and viscous with just adequate carbonation. Really more of an imperial stout. Despite being off of the porter style, this beer is damn good. Great for dessert, just like their double stout.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2012 20:02:30 | More by BMMillsy
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Glopez

California

4.5/5  rDev +16%

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Nightrain87

California

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.1%

08-24-2012 05:43:14 | More by MarkyMOD
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Peller80


4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

08-07-2012 02:48:30 | More by Peller80
Double Mocha Porter from Rogue Ales
87 out of 100 based on 293 ratings.