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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
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304 Ratings
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Ratings: 304
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.7%
Wants: 9
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
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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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FickleBeast

New Jersey

1.98/5  rDev -45.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

22 oz bottle poured into a nonic.

Opening this beer lets out a violent hiss of CO2. As I pour, the glass quickly fills with foam, leaving maybe 25% beer and 75% foam in the glass. Volcanoes of bubble rush to the surface... First impression is that this is likely infected.

Aroma is harsh, mediciny, aspirin, fusel alcohol. First sip very astringent, bitter, and extremely dry and watery. There is something seriously off with this beer. There is absolutely no residual sweetness or mouthfeel, just a fizzy bitter taste, and then nothing.

Yuck. I'm not drinking this one. I gave it several healthy swallows, and I'm throwing in the towel. Down the drain it goes. A huge disappointment.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2012 01:33:44 | More by FickleBeast
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ridgeline23

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.6%

07-17-2012 00:13:32 | More by ridgeline23
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justinadaircobb


4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

07-13-2012 23:24:48 | More by justinadaircobb
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cbcrunch

Wyoming

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-08-2012 18:18:02 | More by cbcrunch
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metter98

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Coopers Craft & Kitchen Bar, New York, NY

A: The beer is slightly hazy yellow in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin white head that eventually completely faded away, leaving a thin collar around the edge of the glass.
S: There are light aromas of spicy hops and earthy yeast in the nose. These become stronger as the beer warms up.
T: Flavors of biscuit and pale malts are present in the taste along with a light amount of bitterness. There are also some hints of hops and yeast. At first, the taste seems a little bland but it improves as it warms up.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: Nothing really stood out about this beer that would make me want to try it again but it could be something suited for a hot summer day.

Serving type: on-tap

06-30-2012 13:52:06 | More by metter98
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wookievath

Quebec (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -11%

06-13-2012 22:58:59 | More by wookievath
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

3.68/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this at the local bar as part of their incentive program. I was happy to see an Oregon beer as part of the program (go Ducks!).

The look fits the profile of a blonde beer. It is nice and light with fluffy foam on top. You can tell that it woudl leave some good lacing right off the pour.

I smell what right from the glass. It is a refreshing beer. The flavor is very complimentary. I would say that this would work as a great entry level beer for people graduating from BMC.

Pick up a bottle. Hopefully it isn't priced too high. Unfortunately most Rogue beers are pretty expensive in New Jersey.

Serving type: on-tap

06-10-2012 02:49:04 | More by ummswimmin
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warrenc

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

05-28-2012 01:04:30 | More by warrenc
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SlickestWilly

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-23-2012 21:55:56 | More by SlickestWilly
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wildcat29

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

05-23-2012 19:23:02 | More by wildcat29
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-22-2012 23:20:27 | More by JohneHoodlum
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Bitterbill

Wyoming

3.8/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A light hazy golden pour, 2 finger head of foam, some lacing.

It smells like a typical adjunct lager...some sweetish malty notes with some grain, light hoppy notes.

The taste is better than the smell. Nice malty notes paired with a spicy Pilsner-like hoppy profile, it has a nice dryness that finishes crisp and clean. Without looking up what this was brewed as, or looking at the label, I would have guessed this to be a Pils.

An interesting brew that's an easy quaffer and has some good taste to it, I like it. Probably more than most. ;^)

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2012 18:21:18 | More by Bitterbill
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khargro2

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -11%

05-09-2012 02:04:26 | More by khargro2
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Irrationalist

California

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

05-06-2012 06:46:37 | More by Irrationalist
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ralphw56

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-01-2012 01:43:46 | More by ralphw56
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dansmcd

Australia

3.6/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Light and clear amber under a thick head and spotty lacing.

S - Fresh citrusy hops, sweet bread malts, earthy spices.

T - Malts up forward balanced against the orange peel hops and peppery spice, hints of booziness.

M - Crisp and clean, medium body and carbonation.

O - Not quite as sessionable as it should be at 5.3 % abv but worth a try if you spot it.

Serving type: on-tap

04-30-2012 03:46:08 | More by dansmcd
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beaulabauve

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

04-29-2012 21:08:25 | More by beaulabauve
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Profchaos20

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

04-21-2012 04:45:50 | More by Profchaos20
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OleJohnnieAle

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -11%

04-17-2012 00:54:25 | More by OleJohnnieAle
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strongaf

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

04-03-2012 04:28:37 | More by strongaf
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Abe_Froman

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11%

03-28-2012 05:57:48 | More by Abe_Froman
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Draw04

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

03-23-2012 15:44:12 | More by Draw04
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Brand


5/5  rDev +37%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This and The Good Chit by Chatoe Rogue are the two best beers I've ever had for general beer consumption. Occasionally I like heavier and lighter beers, but for the standard, their single malt ale and the good chit are the best. Since I first tried these beers no other beer satisfies me, in the general range of beers, excluding heavies and true lights.

Here's my E=mc^2 description of this beer, and 'the good chit', which are both nearly indistinguishable, btw:

OMG, amazing, the best beers. The only beers that I have thought "How can I make these beers, these are the best I've ever had!" Because the balance of the flavor-nourishing-quality-feel is the best I've ever had.

Poured into a Jameson Irish Whiskey glass:
- Light golden liquid, medium white head.
- Beautiful light hoppy floral fruity aroma. Top quality.
- Amazing balance, only lightly sweet, grapefruity flavor, noticeable acid, but not too acid(whereas for example, S.N. Hefeweizen is too acid). For the alcohol content it has, it is not 'too sweet', and it is not 'mellow'. This is a lively refreshing and very nourishing feeling beer(though on the lighter refreshing side, but not too light, it has standard punch),...as part of a balanced diet.
The best. Amen!

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2012 17:12:52 | More by Brand
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andrewborstein

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

03-18-2012 02:44:17 | More by andrewborstein
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BugTownPub

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9.6%

03-09-2012 19:14:11 | More by BugTownPub
Rogue Farms Single Malt Ale from Rogue Ales
83 out of 100 based on 304 ratings.