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Rogue Farms OREgasmic Ale - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
85
very good

487 Ratings
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Ratings: 487
Reviews: 179
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.97%
Wants: 7
Gots: 30 | FT: 0
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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.

15º PLATO
40 IBU
76 AA
6º Lovibond

(Beer added by: Brad007 on 06-14-2010)
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ElSid

California

3.69/5  rDev -1.9%

Freshness Date: None

A: Amber syrup topped off with an inch of tan foam. Curtain like lace on the glass.

S: Caramel and sugar sweetness. There is also a touch of honey also. Then comes leaves, earth, and floral bitterness.

T: The palate is balanced sporting sweetness and bitterness in ample amounts. The malt brings the most interest: syrupy sweetness, caramel, brown sugar, and hints of honey. The sweetness if lathered on fresh bread. The bitterness is earthy and floral with a hint of citrus.

M: Medium feel and extra-syrupy with moderate carbonation.

O: Akin to fresh farmer's market produce, this "grow your own" Rogue Ale does a bit of everything. Leaning toward the barleywine style, this ale excels in the malt category with some decent hop support. Would like to experience more grow you own ales, as this one is good but needs a bit of polishing.

07-27-2013 04:06:14 | More by ElSid
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Jackal

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +13%

07-26-2013 04:13:32 | More by Jackal
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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-21-2013 17:46:40 | More by yancot
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CanuckRover

Ontario (Canada)

3.63/5  rDev -3.5%

Fine looking beverage. Deep, clear, orange with a big, thick, sea foam head.

Malt and hops work well together on the nose. Spiced bread pudding. Dark toffee malt with good spicy hopping, cloves take the lead.

Taste is true to the aroma. Spice takes on a bit of pine. Malt is complex, sweet but full of character. Surprising bitterness in the finish, just a bit resinous.

A nice beer and a fine tribute to Rogue's partners.

07-21-2013 17:36:50 | More by CanuckRover
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RedAleMan

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-20-2013 20:38:10 | More by RedAleMan
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throwerbri

Oregon

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-20-2013 05:09:50 | More by throwerbri
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biegaman

Ontario (Canada)

3.88/5  rDev +3.2%

OREgasmic pours with a dulled copper colour and sandy-toned head that's thick as a sponge cake. Though I doubt it could have been intentional, I like that a beer made 100% from Oregon grown ingredients be appropriately, completely cloudy. Typical.

The aroma has a profile very reminiscent of Rogue's Dead Guy Ale; it showcases both resinous pine-y hops and toffee-laced malts which have the distinction of being simultaneously sticky-sweet and yet also toasted enough to seem crunchy. Again, classic Pacific North-West.

OREgasmic owes its wholesome, delectable taste as much to farmers as it does fermenters. You can't achieve this kind of strong, garnished and delicious flavour with mediocre ingredients. The malts are honeyed but heavy, the hops very prominent. It drinks, to my palate, like an ultra-hopped (Americanized) ESB, though at 90 IBUs it could almost be considered an IPA.

The palate can't seem to chose between caramelly coffee-cake-like notes or the pine resins and grapefruit pith. Ultimately, however, there's a persistent, almost atmospheric floralness that turns sweet into bitter and tips the scale with a vegetal kind of spice (think bitter greens).

I like that Rogue OREgasmic Ale embodies the trademark tastes and features of Cascadian ales - not to mention the independent, environmentally-conscious, pioneering 'do-it-yourself' spirit of the region itself. I'm sure it took a lot of time, money and sweat for Rogue to start their own farm - it's good to see that all that hard work is being put to good use.

07-20-2013 00:44:07 | More by biegaman
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ryanpj

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-18-2013 03:34:14 | More by ryanpj
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jmkoscie

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +13%

07-17-2013 23:52:08 | More by jmkoscie
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TerryW

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-17-2013 21:09:13 | More by TerryW
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ThinkAgain

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-16-2013 19:24:56 | More by ThinkAgain
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -20.2%

07-15-2013 17:34:05 | More by cfalovo97
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rkarimi

Colorado

3.76/5  rDev 0%

07-14-2013 23:39:04 | More by rkarimi
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dipso123

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-14-2013 23:33:07 | More by dipso123
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JohnnyBarman

Ontario (Canada)

4.2/5  rDev +11.7%

650mL bottle from the LCBO. Had this on tap a few times and so I picked up a bomber to review.

Poured into a tall nonic glass. Surprisingly dark caramel in colour, nearly opaque, with a sturdy inch of off-white foam that produces nice sheets of lace. Nice looking brew, though hardly fitting of being called a "pale" ale.

Nose is caramel, cracker/biscuit, grapefruit and floral hops.

Surprisingly malty APA with loads of bitterness to the finish. Sweet malt, caramel, grapefruit, hop cone, floral hops. Could call this an IPA at the higher ABU, but still an impressive brew.

Thicker bodied, mildly astringent, mild but sufficient carbonation.

Solid brew from Rogue, one of their better ones. I'm all for promoting the whole sustainable, local, grow your own types of brews, but they also need to be good - this one manages to do that.

07-13-2013 18:33:53 | More by JohnnyBarman
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mpenning13

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-10-2013 00:30:02 | More by mpenning13
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nullbort

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

07-09-2013 19:01:36 | More by nullbort
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-08-2013 16:54:50 | More by InspectorBob
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acevenom

Louisiana

4.36/5  rDev +16%

Poured into a large snifter glass. The beer pours dark copper with a thick off-white head. There are lots of tiny streaming bubbles visible along the side of the glass. There are some spicy and tropical fruit aromas from the hops with some nice bready malt. There's a little bit of sweetness in there as well. Up front, there's this bread crust flavor and then the hop bitterness its in the back. The next sip brings those citrus and tropical fruit flavors. It's slightly spicy and earthy as well. The body is medium with moderate carbonation. The finish is slightly dry with a lingering aftertaste. This is an excellent beer, but only just so. It's very delicious.

07-06-2013 21:14:04 | More by acevenom
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OMsweetOM

California

4.25/5  rDev +13%

07-05-2013 20:14:21 | More by OMsweetOM
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twelveinches

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-04-2013 06:00:52 | More by twelveinches
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Roland45s

Virginia

3/5  rDev -20.2%

07-03-2013 14:32:39 | More by Roland45s
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bird22

California

3/5  rDev -20.2%

07-03-2013 07:28:32 | More by bird22
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +13%

06-29-2013 20:46:02 | More by WOLFGANG
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dweeuu

Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.4%

06-28-2013 23:43:56 | More by dweeuu
Rogue Farms OREgasmic Ale from Rogue Ales
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