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Rogue Farms OREgasmic Ale - Rogue Ales

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Rogue Farms OREgasmic AleRogue Farms OREgasmic Ale

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518 Ratings
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Ratings: 518
Reviews: 181
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 9
Gots: 36 | FT: 1
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Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed using 100% OREGON Ingredients. Micro Barley Farm first growth Dare™ & Risk™ Malts; Willamette, Sterling, and First Growth Micro Hopyard Revolution Hops, Pacman Yeast and Free Range Coastal Water.

40 IBU
76 AA
6º Lovibond

(Beer added by: Brad007 on 06-14-2010)
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Photo of GarthDanielson
3.48/5  rDev -7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a tumbler pint, the beer is a bright orange-brown coloring that is hazy to the point of being opaque. Only a sparse film on the surface, with a slight ring around the glass. The aromas are rich and sweet toffee, with a slight citrusy highlight and a subtle, resiny hopping. Flavors are tangy right off the bat, with a borderline sour malt profile. The hops become much more spicy, with a sharp peppering character, and there is an overall roasty taste that comes forward at the end of the palate. The beer has very forward and direct flavors riding a midbody feel. The aftertaste has a touch of citrus to compliment the tangy sweet malt flavor. The finish is quick, and the hops stay behind to give a slightly astringent, drying feel.

Photo of JohnGalt1
4.03/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

22 picked up at the COOP.. shared the 1st one with inflatablechair.. had this one all to myself ....

Foamy white head.. good retention and lacing.. pours sorta hazy copper..

Nose is much better than I was expecting.. toasty maltiness is lite with a big fruity hoppiness... citrus.. melon.. a bit tropical.

Flavor was more malt centric with toasty elements and background caramel essence.. the hops are there certainly though and make for a bit of cantaloupe and lime zest.. not quite pithy.. but a fruit bomb on the finish.

I was questioning myself on the first bottle... but I really enjoyed this one..

If you can get this one.. do it now.. time is not going to be good to it.. but now, I am digging it for sure... awesome for summer, but too damn expensive :-)


Photo of rolltide8425
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Tone
3.78/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly hazy, amber color. 1/4 inch head of an off-white color. Good retention and good lacing. Smells of citrus hops, hint of roasted malt, slight sweet malt, and a hint of floral hops. Fits the style of an American Pale Ale. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with a low carbonation level. There is a noticeable dryness. Tastes of citrus hops, slight floral hops, sweet malt, hint of spice, and slight grass. Overall, good feel, body, and blend.

Photo of beertunes
3.38/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into 10oz glass. Poured a deep orangeish-amber color with about an inch of light beige head that had low retention but good lacing.

The aroma was very hop forward, lots of citrus with some pine, and just a bit of grainy malt in the background. The flavors were a much bolder version of the scents. There were sharp, tangy hops supported by a solid malt base. The beer had nice citrusy finish.

The body was good, full without being heavy or sticky. Drinkability was good, the beer went down nice and easy. Overall, a tasty brew. It was a bit too dark and hoppy to truly be a Pale Ale, but still one of Rogue's better recent efforts. Try it when you see it.

Photo of tobelerone
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.71/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a hazy reddish copper amber with a two finger off-white head with good retention and lots of lacing. Aroma of bready and biscuit malt, grassy hops with a hint of sourness. Flavor follows with biscuit malt and grassy, citrus hops with a slight, pleasant sweetness. Finishes with lingering hop bitterness. Light to medium bodied. A nice hopped ale that is dark for a pale ale, bordering on amber ale territory, but the flavor is appropriate for a pale ale. Nice balance of malt and hops. A good dinner ale.

Photo of Boone757
4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of glid02
3.68/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle purchased from Green's on Ponce in Atlanta.

Pours an opaque copper color with a 1.5-finger cream-colored head. The head recedes into a thin layer on top leaving solid lacing.

Smells of thick pale malts with light amounts of floral and leafy hops. Also present are mild amounts of indistinct light fruit aromas that fade as the beer warms.

Tastes similar to how it smells. Grainy pale malt flavors kick things off and are joined almost immediately by good amounts of earthy and lightly pine-y hop flavors. Midway through the sip the hop flavors take over and carry through to a solidly bitter ending.

Mouthfeel is good. It's got a nice thickness with grainy carbonation.

Drinkability is also good. I finished my glass without any problems and could have another.

Overall this is an understated but very drinkable beer. Not worth seeking out but if you come across it give it a shot.

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of Brad007
4.1/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Latest release in the Chatoe Rogue series. This is an APA brewed with Revolution hops, Risk malts and Dare malts. Ingredients are supplied by Rogue's micro hopyard and micro barley farm.

Pours a cloudy amber color with a two finger head that fades down in my glass. No lacing. Interesting shade of color for the style.

Aroma is full of spicy, citrusy (grapefruit) hops that grab the nose and your attention at the same time.

Taste is full of alcohol warmth followed by spicy hops with grapefruit tones and a slight breadiness to the malt underneath. Very interesting variation of the style because the ingredients are all grown in Oregon.

Mouthfeel is full of lingering spicy, grapefruit-like hops and malt. Clean finish with no harshness of any kind.

A decent example of the style from Rogue. Information on it was hard to come by but otherwise, if you've been following the Chatoe Rogue series, you've obviously got to try this as well.

Photo of wordemupg
4.13/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

650ml bottle poured into pint glass july1 2010

A cloudy reddish amber with a two finger head that has great retention and leaves several partial rings of lace, the head slowly falls to an island slowly shrinking to a brain like looking glob that stays there until the bottom of the glass

S lots of caramel, citrus and a little biscuit

T much malt gets along well with the fruity hops and plenty of what I smell

M thick when considering the color and flavors hang around for a while, decent carbonation creams it up a bit in the mouth

D nothing overpowers anything in this beer, well rounded and has a great balance working for it

great beer going on here please try it if you get the chance, I will admit I've been most impressed with the GYO brews (mind you this is only the second one I've had) can't wait for some more to hit the shelves here in Alberta.

Photo of WoodBrew
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of avalon07
3.68/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a dark amber color and a thick, cloudy texture. There was a half inch of foamy, fairly long-lasting head. Pretty good lacing.

S: A decent, if underplayed aroma of hops, malt, and a little citrus.

T: Tasted of hops up front, along with some malt, and citrus, but it finished with a grassy/grainy flavor that wasn't so appealing. An uneven taste to say the least.

M: A good amount of carbonation with a slick finish. Medium-bodied.

O: This is a beer with some good qualities, but is definitely flawed, especially in the flavor department. Not bad, but not my favorite.

Photo of vfgccp
3.53/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Ruby amber with a creamy bone-white head ~2 fingers high up the side of a pint glass. Head settles into a low cream with ok lace.

S Bright malt, musky honey. Ancho-chili aroma sans any trace of heat.

T - Wart, honey, biscuity malt. Lovely breadyness. Fresh woody hop character.

M - Medium body that holds itself on your palate. Finishes lightly sweet with a gentle woody hop bitterness.

O - I go back and forth on the wart flavor. At times it's pleasant, but it eventually slowed me down.

Photo of Griffith
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of IPAchris
4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of claspada
3.7/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bomber into a standard pint glass. Deep amber in color, with a big, thick, creamy head
Aroma: Malt and hops, smells like a beer fresh off the line.
Taste: Simple, yet elegant; with fruity/citrusy tones, definite malt presence. A nice hop bite up front with a nice bitter finish balanced throughout by maltiness.
I love it. It's a nice standard American Pale/Amber Fresh/Wet hopped malted beer or whatever Rogue is calling it. I was pleasantly surprised. Wish more Brewer's didnt overdue it so often and made a great simple beer like this one. Rogue continues to always impress and surprise me with their pale ales.

Photo of Haybeerman
3.93/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Clear orange amber color; like a light copper. Poured a 2 finger bubbly light tan head with good retention. Lots of sticky lace.

S: Sweet, bready pale malts. Faint floral hop character; citrus, pine and grapefruit.

T: Tastes as it smells. Wet grains up front. Gives way to a solid earthy floral hop character; primarily citrus rind and pine. Sharp bitter cuts the resiny feel to balance.

M: Medium body. Moderate carbonation. A little resiny. Finishes dry.

D: Easily drinkable. Flavorful and balanced. Finished the bomber easy.

Photo of DrDemento456
3.85/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Got a 4oz sample at a tasting. Bottle price 9.00

A - Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a half inch of head

S - Smells of musky malts and pine bitterness with a bit of caramel sweetness in the mix.

T - Kind of like estate ale from SN only not as clean. Dirty sweet malt taste with a more earthy type hop, bitter and sharp, with a dry finish. Harsh, yet tasty.

M - Medium bodied. Wasn't that good but it was different.

Overall I liked how earthy the hops were in the compared to clean and citrus like hops I have in typical offerings. Different yet but drinkable... well kinda. Bottle was way to expensive so try to get it on tap. Will it be more refreshing on tap!

Photo of spinrsx
3.83/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bomber from the Ottawa LCBO for $7

Appearance - Hazy amber colour with a large size frothy beige coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some great lacing. The head lasted for around 5 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, caramel, grapefruit, hops

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, caramel and hops. There is also some grapefruit, cherry?, and some resin. It ends with a fairly decent dose of hops.

Overall - I have a feeling this beer was spectacular in March - when it was brewed. It's still good, it just tastes a little muted. Still a good amount of hop bitterness though and a solid beer.

Photo of Gobzilla
3.9/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: poured a amber brown with yellow highlights with a 2 finger head that left lots of sticky lacing on the glass.

S: its kinda weird but I got sweet potato and malt aromas with bready, hops and spice notes. There is also faint citrus, wheat, and booze notes.

T: I got caramel malts up front with wheat flavors which also had a little hop bite. There was also citrus, various grains, and slight sweet potato accents.

M: medium body with a good amount of carbonation that had a grainy, bitter, and crisp finish.

D: drank very good but was not a spectacular beer. This is something I could have on a hot day by the pool.

Photo of dgilks
3.73/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy dark amber colour with a foamy off-white head. Fair head retention.

Somewhat grainy malt with a touch of sweetness. Light citrus and moderate earthy character.

Light sweet and caramelised malt with a moderate, punchy earthy bitterness. Good.

Medium body with moderate carbonation. Fine.

A decent sort of hoppy, malty ale with good use of local hops and malt.

Rogue Farms OREgasmic Ale from Rogue Ales
85 out of 100 based on 518 ratings.