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Rogue Farms Single Malt Ale - Rogue Ales

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Rogue Farms Single Malt AleRogue Farms Single Malt Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

305 Ratings
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Ratings: 305
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.42%
Wants: 10
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jsh420 on 03-13-2010)
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BugTownPub

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.6%

03-09-2012 19:14:11 | More by BugTownPub
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onewetpaw

Tennessee

3.43/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass.

A- Light crisp and hard to describe hop aroma.

A- Pours a very light golden color. Stock white head. Very mild haze that fades with warming.

F- Crisp almost sharp flavor that reminds me of a pilsner. Firm bitterness that seems a little out of line for the amount of body present.

M- High average carbonation.

O- A cool idea and a nice drinking beer. There's not too much that jumps out at me in the beer, but I do love the idea that it is from their hops and their malt. Keep it up guys!

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2012 01:52:55 | More by onewetpaw
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Cyberkedi

Georgia

3.33/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours an attractive, if typical, clear amber with a very thick, fluffy, and rather persistent white head. Aroma is malty, yeasty and a little fruity, and not particularly strong. Malty flavor has a bitter, slightly tinny overtone and a hint of fruit Texture is smooth and has average body but not much fizz. Not one of Rogue’s better efforts, but still palatable.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2012 16:20:12 | More by Cyberkedi
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mmmIPAs

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

03-01-2012 07:04:24 | More by mmmIPAs
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Vylo

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9.6%

02-28-2012 23:35:40 | More by Vylo
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jrdsvtk

Ohio

1/5  rDev -72.6%

02-21-2012 19:51:25 | More by jrdsvtk
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Tyrawlings

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

02-11-2012 01:49:24 | More by Tyrawlings
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LJWalker

Alabama

3/5  rDev -17.8%

02-08-2012 16:12:34 | More by LJWalker
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enfield249

Michigan

3.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Picked this up at the local bottle shop for 30% off. The appearance is a light cloudy gold in color, with a thick white head. The smell is a nice fresh hop aroma. Slight spiciness. The flavor continues in that vein, but adds a subtle sweetness, and the spice now tastes more like a pepper/rye. The mouthfeel is fine, if slightly cloying. Overall a nice blonde ale, and certainly one of the better blonds I have had.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2012 01:29:06 | More by enfield249
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mcorwin

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

02-04-2012 05:16:15 | More by mcorwin
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brewdlyhooked13

Ohio

1.63/5  rDev -55.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Appearance - uncaps with a major rush of air. Pouring into a DinkelAcker half-litre, I am greeted with eight to nine fingers of rocky off-white foam. With some patience I am getting the beer into the glass, but I can't help thinking that this may be a waste of time. As the beer goes, it has a coppery honeyed color, some haze to it. Nice-enough looking but these foamers usually are a bad sign.

Aroma - a bit funky but rather non-descript.

Taste - somne of the lower rated reviews state this as very bitter and astringent. That with the runaway head, I have a feeling the bottle is infected. It has that classic acrid, dry and bitter taste. Against my better judgment I take a healthy pull from the glass anyway (hey there's no pathogens in beer, right?), and I am rewarded with the faintest hint of fruitiness/hoppiness in the back but this is very dry, sharp, and unpleasant to me otherwise, and way gassy. I can taste parts of the beer that I think I'd like, but this bomber is a goner.

Mouthfeel - uber-crisp of course, the body has a medium feel and a layer of smoothness that I like.

Drinkability - probably pretty good with an intact bottle. I can't totally bottom out the score, I'm still nipping at the beer as I type, maybe got a third of it down, but I am always disappointed with infected bottles as I can't always find another sample easily. I'll keep my eyes open for this one though and give it another shot.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2012 04:48:22 | More by brewdlyhooked13
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grubefresh

Arizona

3/5  rDev -17.8%

01-28-2012 10:35:01 | More by grubefresh
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PhineasGage

Iowa

4/5  rDev +9.6%

01-27-2012 18:41:24 | More by PhineasGage
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Kromes

Georgia

3.78/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: A hazy pale straw color with a thick white head that sticks to the glass.

S: Soft biscuit malts with a grassy and citrus hop aroma.

T: The citrus hops really come through up front and continue through the finish. The malt in the background is nice and subtle and sweet and provides a good backbone for the hop. Finish is a little bitter.

M: Soft and smooth with a light body.

O: A very good Blond ale. Nice hop flavor in this beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2012 20:10:12 | More by Kromes
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gpogo

California

3.8/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Brilliantly clear(bottle conditioned, pour carefully) golden body with lots of carbonation. Fluffy sticky off white head.

A- Mild sweet earthy malt. Slight sweet notes of bread. Light hop notes.

T- Sweet malt with a light hop bite, but not overly bitter. Finishes with a slightly bitter aftertaste.

M- Sweet smooth crisp medium body. Moderately high carbonation.

D- A cool idea, probably not worth the price. It's a tasty brew, but not great for the price.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2012 23:50:53 | More by gpogo
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Doppelbockulus

Florida

2.7/5  rDev -26%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

WTF!? I figured by the name "Single Malt" that this would be a malty brew, but I was surprised again.

This is a hazy gold color. Definatley unfiltered.

This is one of the best smelling beers I have come across. It is super cleansing. It's like a palate cleanser for your nose. I smell a garden full of flowers, pizza dough, and environmentally friendly cleaning fluid (because it is a friendly cleaner smell). The hop aroma is tremendously on the floral side, I have smelled candles that smell like this.

Oh no, then the taste is like, Hops Hops Hops, Hops hops. I get no malt, damn it. The name is misleading. I get pine and water with bunches of hop oils in it. America needs to calm down with the hop obsession. Really dry taste, and a hint of grapefruit juice. I have a hard time identifying flavors in overly hopped beers.

It feels like Sprite with all sugar and syrupy sensations removed and replaced with grass.

Sorry Rogue, this one isn't doin' it for me.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2012 06:49:26 | More by Doppelbockulus
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nickfl

Florida

3/5  rDev -17.8%

01-15-2012 19:23:28 | More by nickfl
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Mdodge8837

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +9.6%

01-13-2012 23:52:44 | More by Mdodge8837
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

01-11-2012 11:22:52 | More by facundoCNB
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BeerLover99

Illinois

3.58/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: blonde/honey yellow,
mild cloudy body, floating white head,
patchy lacing

S: mild malt, honey, citrus

T: sweet orange, lemon peel/grass, honey,
malt, mild grain bitter finish

M: med/light body, smooth mouth
mild oily/hint of semi-dry

O: Very nice session brew. Would
get again, but not must have.
Recommendable. Enjoy Rogue
and glad to see an American craft
brewery GYO their own raw beer
ingredients. Not really a fan of this
style, but works quite well.

NICE, NOT MUST HAVE!

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2012 00:44:51 | More by BeerLover99
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TTAmod

Illinois

3.45/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bomber into pint glass.

A: Vibrant golden orange color. It's opaque with some sediment floating around. I got a nice thick off-white head. Lots of carbonation. Good lacing.

S: Smells of fresh cut grass, lemon, grains, and apple.

T: Very malty with crisp notes of lemon, apple, and grass. Hop bitterness is fairly minimal. Overall refreshing and enjoyable taste.

M: Creamy, yet almost light body. As with the taste, the body amplifies the refreshing quality of this brew.

O: I like the idea of these Chatoe Rogue beers.

This particular one is overall refreshing, balanced, and enjoyable. However, nothing really stands out. It's about average to slightly above average for the category.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2012 06:27:41 | More by TTAmod
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Telestic

Washington

4/5  rDev +9.6%

01-03-2012 22:56:35 | More by Telestic
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LukeD23

Delaware

3.38/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Color is straw yellow with a touch of vibrant gold. pours brilliantly clear with very little head.

Aroma herbal with notes of sage and lemongrass, backed with a grainy lageresc aroma

Flavor is really straightforward and crisp. Very dry, with a firm bitterness. Flavors of pine and grapefruit rind dominate, husky grain flavors come through on the finish.

Mouthfeel is medium to thin. Not much, but good

Overall this beer is a really easy drinker, I like the simplicity of it and really like the crisp finish.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2011 03:55:43 | More by LukeD23
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fizzyted

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +9.6%

12-21-2011 17:23:06 | More by fizzyted
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tclapper

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +9.6%

12-17-2011 05:18:28 | More by tclapper
Rogue Farms Single Malt Ale from Rogue Ales
83 out of 100 based on 305 ratings.