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Rogue 21 - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
85
very good

58 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 58
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 15.26%
Wants: 4
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

2 Row, Briess Amber, C-40, Wyermann Carafa & Rogue Farms RiskTM Malt; Willamette, US Goldings & Rogue Farms Revolution Hops; Simpsons Golden Naked Oats; Franco-Belges Carawheat; Molasses, Brewer's Licorice, Wyeast Old Ale Blend Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

20.75º PLATO
30 IBU
69 AA
21º Lovibond

(Beer added by: John_M on 07-23-2010)
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alamode

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -47.4%

01-17-2013 23:43:20 | More by alamode
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t0rin0

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

12-25-2012 18:50:54 | More by t0rin0
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grahamboudreaux

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

12-17-2012 13:53:10 | More by grahamboudreaux
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ste5venla

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

08-22-2012 19:39:51 | More by ste5venla
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JimmytheSaintPSU

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

08-21-2012 01:55:45 | More by JimmytheSaintPSU
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PopnLoads

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +25%

06-05-2012 03:02:33 | More by PopnLoads
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TedSneakman


5/5  rDev +31.6%

05-17-2012 20:15:05 | More by TedSneakman
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.08/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Review from 12/2010 notes. Poured into a Nostradamus flute glass. Pours a dark red amber. Moderate to thick muddy brown head with lacing. Malt and cola aroma. Flavor is malt and light fruit up front, followed by a medicinal spicy flavor that deteriorates into an estery, bitter mess. I can't even figure out what this tastes like, but there is a strong phenolic, estery flavor that is almost interesting, but is combined with a acidic bitterness. Interesting at times, but not well balanced. Don't think I'll revisit this one. Does not seem to be an old ale to me.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2012 03:33:11 | More by LiquidAmber
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ToddT

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Dark amber color with a thin off white head. Head fades away quickly and leaves little to no lacing on the glass.

S- Bread malts, caramel, candied fruit, and a hint of sour funk.

T- Hints of hops and a strong note of candied fruit, golden raisins come to mind. The remainder of the middle is a balance of bread malt and sweet fruit. Finish is somewhat sweet and dry with a final note of candied fruit.

M- Medium in body and with slight carbonation. It's a little sugary sweet for my taste but it didn't present a problem with residual sugar building up on my palate. As it warms there are notes of alcohol that start to appear but they are not overwhelming.

O- Solid beer, old ales are not my favorite style but this was a pretty easy drinker, the 8.0% ABV is not hidden but well balanced, and there is some nice interesting notes going on it it.

Notes: Tried on draft at the Rouge Beer Ball, thank you Jim Cline for bringing this rare treat along to share. The keg had been aging for two years at this point.

Serving type: on-tap

04-07-2012 00:40:43 | More by ToddT
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brandonasplundh

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

03-03-2012 21:28:51 | More by brandonasplundh
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shelby415

Oregon

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-28-2012 08:16:09 | More by shelby415
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kylemckinnis

Oregon

3/5  rDev -21.1%

02-27-2012 00:36:31 | More by kylemckinnis
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Tyrawlings

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-11-2012 02:01:33 | More by Tyrawlings
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PhineasGage

Iowa

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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bigbeers84

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

01-24-2012 07:40:30 | More by bigbeers84
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RobertColianni

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

12-28-2011 17:45:54 | More by RobertColianni
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NvMyBeer

Illinois

3/5  rDev -21.1%

12-23-2011 00:38:48 | More by NvMyBeer
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TasteTester

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-17-2011 02:00:50 | More by TasteTester
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aanakinskywalker

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-16-2011 01:23:04 | More by aanakinskywalker
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-06-2011 00:02:04 | More by JohneHoodlum
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rab53

Washington

5/5  rDev +31.6%

12-05-2011 04:31:41 | More by rab53
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beefandbean22

Washington

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-23-2011 18:58:15 | More by beefandbean22
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-23-2011 05:06:50 | More by JAHMUR
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

3/5  rDev -21.1%

11-18-2011 21:54:57 | More by Gatordaddy
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vkv822

Oregon

3.7/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

750ml bottle into tulip snifter.
2010 release.

Pours a deep burgundy with actively rising carbonation and a very thick, frothy beige head that leaves the whole glass coated in lacing at first.

Smell is quite floral and estery. Reminds me a bit of a Belgian yeast strain oddly enough.

The taste follows the nose, with more esters and Belgian yeast characteristic.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied, with with pleasant light, slightly prickly carbonation.

Well I definitely wouldn't have guessed it to be an Old Ale, I would have guessed some sort of Belgian inspiration behind it. It was a decent beer though overall.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2011 01:41:54 | More by vkv822
Rogue 21 from Rogue Ales
85 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.