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Double Chocolate Stout - Rogue Ales

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354 Reviews
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Reviews: 354
Hads: 1,599
Avg: 4.19
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 208
Gots: 353 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Brad007 on 08-03-2010

10 Ingredients:
C120, Chocolate and Rogue Micro Barley Farm Risk™, Cascade and Rogue Micro Hopyard Revolution Hops, Rolled Oats, Honey, Natural Chocolate Flavoring, Rogue's Pacman Yeast and Free Range Coastal Water

50 IBU
74 AA
135º Lovibond
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Reviews: 354 | Hads: 1,599
Reviews by BrownNut:
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4.42/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

50-ish degrees out of a tulip.

A - 4.0 - 100% opaque black. Decent tan head lingers a modest amount of time. Minor lacing.

S - 4.5 - Heavenly chocolate. Also vanilla cream and butterscotch overlapping with a sweet baked good or cookie, with almost a cotton candy note. Later in the glass those same elements form a kind of cognac note for me, trying to flip back and forth between that and some kind of cookie, like a Pepperidge Farm Bordeaux. It's one of the top 5 smelling beers I've ever smelled. On second pour with the head still actively churning, it's back to creamy chocolate. And now I swear there's a hint of fresh pear. This is nuts. It's like a perfume on this thing. And now that the head is down it's back to where we were.

T - 4.5 - A subtle journey through mild but really satisfying flavors starting with deep luscious chocolate, going through a breath of coffee, a brief puff of char, and winding up at a bitterness on the back of the tongue, with warm fumes rising up the throat.

M - 4.0 - Thick, but also with a bit of tongue tingle

O - 4.5 - This beer is fantastic. A champ. It is complex and artful in a way that you might miss if you don't take your time. It would be easy to zone in on the chocolate and miss the rest. Usually I'm just ready to move onto the next thing even if a beer is good, but I will definitely buy this again in the near future. What a memorable treat.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of trackedout
4.85/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A - Pours a very opaque dark brown, almost black. Has a creamy tan head, leaving a nice lacing.

S - Deep roasted malts, heavy on the chocolate.

T - Chocolate is heavy throughout, but not too sweet or overbaring. Has a bitter kick at the end. Everything working together nicely and hides the alcohol too well.

M - Silky and creamy, medium body with perfect carbonation.

Overall I love this stout. It's been my go to the past couple weeks. I feel the chocolate on this is just right, not too sweet. Definitely worthy of it's rating.

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Photo of oberon
4.58/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

I really liked the Double Mocha Porter so I was lookin forward to this beer,my expectations were met and exceeded.The pour couldnt get any better, (hence the score)jet black with a fluffy,craterous two finger deep mocha colored head,just perfect in the imperial nonic.Deep almost fude-like chocolate in the nose,a bit of raw nuttiness as well,you could say like a walnut fudge brownie.The chocolate on the palate is cakey but not overly sweet,just enough raw earth/nut in the finish keeps this beer immensely drinkable and makes me want more than I have.I like this better than ST Choklat and that is really saying something,this is a great beer,my wife and I will enjoy my second bottle.

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Photo of ExtraStout
4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at ROGUE Ales Publick House in San Francisco. I was told it was 9.5% by the beer tender, but I see it is listed here at 8%. I thought it was lacking in alcohol for a 9.5 ABV so I tend to agree with the 8% here.

The Rogue Double Chocolate Stout pours a pitch black in the glass with a thick chocolate mousse like head, pretty good retention, but no real lacing to talk about. On the nose are pronounced aromas of milk chocolate, dark chocolate, chocolate truffle, chocolate cake...needless to say, there is a lot of chocolate. Besides chocolate, I get raisin, roasted hazelnuts, espresso, & cognac.

Everything that I got on the nose, I get on the palate with a full & rich texture, full body, & long finish. Overall, this is a solid beer worth trying at least once. Recommended if you're looking to try something new, but if you're strapped for cash....go with the regular chocolate stout instead.

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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

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4.1/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.26/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.12/5  rDev -25.5%

Photo of Beaver13
2.9/5  rDev -30.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

750 ml bottle. Pours dark brown black with a medium creamy brown head that goes to a thin film and laces the glass some.

The aroma is sweet baker's chocolate with some roast and a touch of alcohol.

The flavor is a bit thin and subdued. It's some slightly chalky, very sweet, roasted chocolate malts, with some vegetal notes. The finish is some strong roast bitterness. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and slightly watery with soft carbonation.

Overall, it had promise as a sweet dessert beer, but it had too many flaws.

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3.99/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.2/5  rDev -23.6%

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4.54/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.22/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -22.4%

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4.54/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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Double Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
93 out of 100 based on 354 ratings.