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Double Chocolate Stout - Rogue Ales

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Ratings: 1,382
Reviews: 326
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 139
Gots: 202 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

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

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
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

(Beer added by: Brad007 on 08-03-2010)
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Reviews by mkotsayfan:
Photo of mkotsayfan
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Rogue brewpub in SF (in a nice Rogue goblet, to boot). Pours a very dark black that is typical of a stout, with a minimal amount of head. The aroma is dominated by the sweet chocolate, along with a bit of coffee and licorice. The taste is almost like a milk chocolate beer, with the milk chocolate coming at the frontend with some hops and bitterness showing through after the initial chocolate blast. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and carbonated, but very smooth and enjoyable.

Overall, a nice stout that is worth checking out if you don't mind being hit hard by chocolate in your beer. It is very drinkable for a double stout since the ABV is 8% and the alcohol is hidden relatively well.

mkotsayfan, Oct 11, 2011
More User Reviews:
Photo of oberon
4.58/5  rDev +8.5%
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.

oberon, Oct 29, 2010
Photo of ExtraStout
4.13/5  rDev -2.1%
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.

ExtraStout, Oct 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

t2grogan, Oct 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

DaftPatrick, Mar 24, 2014
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3.12/5  rDev -26.1%

Shifty32, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of Beaver13
2.83/5  rDev -32.9%
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.

Beaver13, Oct 31, 2012
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Double Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
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