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Double Chocolate Stout - Rogue Ales

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1,263 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,263
Reviews: 319
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 122
Gots: 161 | FT: 5
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

22º PLATO
50 IBU
74 AA
135º Lovibond

(Beer added by: Brad007 on 08-03-2010)
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Ratings: 1,263 | Reviews: 319 | Display Reviews Only:
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NastyNate11

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-29-2013 01:14:46 | More by NastyNate11
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-27-2013 20:14:24 | More by schopenhauerale
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LtColFrankSlade

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-26-2013 19:19:20 | More by LtColFrankSlade
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InfragilisBrew

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-24-2013 04:58:08 | More by InfragilisBrew
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MadeInOregon

California

5/5  rDev +18.5%

05-24-2013 01:03:35 | More by MadeInOregon
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Absolut

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-23-2013 19:31:21 | More by Absolut
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-23-2013 01:56:34 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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VoodooBear

Puerto Rico

3.23/5  rDev -23.5%

Presentation: 750mL bottle with a red coating. Served in a pint glass.

Appearance: Two finger dark tan head that fizzles out rather quickly. It's pretty much black in color and it leaves some good lacing.

Smell: A sweet chocolate smell dominates, with some hints of roasted malt in the background.

Taste: Tastes of dark and milk chocolate, with some smokiness from the roasted malt. It's very sweet. There's some bitterness at the end but it's not really that noticeable.

Mouthfeel: There's very little carbonation. It's creamy, smooth, full bodied and rather strong. After drinking about half a glass it starts getting cloying because of the sweetness.

Overall: It's a sweet treat, best to have it in small doses. You'll enjoy it a lot more if you pair it with any chocolate dessert, because by itself it'll just feel like too much sweetness after a while.

05-20-2013 07:37:57 | More by VoodooBear
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aLenwell

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-19-2013 22:23:02 | More by aLenwell
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TBoneJones

Texas

4.45/5  rDev +5.5%

Pours deep black, caramel foamy head that starts off fluffy and recedes.
Smells great. Milky chocolate, dark fruit, a creamy vanilla hint.
Tastes like the smell, but now I'm getting that U-Bet chocolate syrup as it tastes in one of one of those soda shop egg creams. Great vanilla swirls around in here too. A slightly bitter but roasted aftertaste. That's it, simple but great.
Incredibly smooth and silky, carbonation is medium.
Great double stout, and although lacking complexity this one's now a new favorite of mine simply due to how Rogue makes use of what's in here.

05-19-2013 02:04:45 | More by TBoneJones
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krl2112

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

05-18-2013 00:17:21 | More by krl2112
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Focusf111

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

05-14-2013 16:11:56 | More by Focusf111
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Chris-MOC9

Oregon

5/5  rDev +18.5%

05-14-2013 03:00:01 | More by Chris-MOC9
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -23%

05-12-2013 17:36:23 | More by mikeburd1128
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TheBadger0289

New Zealand (Aotearoa)

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-11-2013 01:14:54 | More by TheBadger0289
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gritz147

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-11-2013 00:26:50 | More by gritz147
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ajtorres311

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-10-2013 16:49:05 | More by ajtorres311
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corysmith01

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-09-2013 02:06:24 | More by corysmith01
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57md

Pennsylvania

4.48/5  rDev +6.2%

Appearance is a deep dark brown with a thin layer of head that still left some nice lacing behind. Chocolate and a little roast were present in the nose. Chocolate was very upfront in the flavor and the roasted bitterness took over on the finish. However, there was a lingering chocolatey sweetness throughout. Excellent effort and a true chocolate beer experience!

05-08-2013 05:18:06 | More by 57md
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gio540

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +18.5%

05-07-2013 05:24:46 | More by gio540
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-04-2013 21:38:59 | More by ZEB89
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Misanthropy_Sipping

Nebraska

3.81/5  rDev -9.7%

Had this some time ago and really thought it was good. Picked one up, recently on a long trek.

Pours a nice rich dark brown and appears practically black in the glass. Has a thin and quickly fleeting deep brown head. Looks promising.

Smell is nice, definitely robust. Charred coffee and dark chocolate all the way. A tad sweet, hint of honey and some booze. Prominent chocolate and coffee though.

Taste is robust, big, strong dark coffee with the whole burnt char bitterness. There is a strong lingering essence of milky dark chocolate... kind of wavers. The chocolate kind of hangs over the whole stout like a veil. has some sweetness on the front but it set back by the roast and coffee malts. The hops kill it off as well and dry out the end with a woody and slightly piney hop profile. Tad bit of booze on the end as well among the hops.

Mouthfeel is a little weak for me. It seems a bit too light. I would prefer it have a bit more body or oiliness. The robust taste just doesn't seem to fit the bill. If this were a slightly bigger and even more aggressive beer it would be phenomenal for me.

Overall it grows on you. I am through my first glass and I feel ready for another and will be satisfied with a tad more. Glad I am sharing this one though. It is slightly reminiscent of Sam Smiths Chocolate Stout. Just more robust and bitter. At the price it is a bit hard to want another. The purpose for me taking another would be to age and see if I can knock down some of the bitterness.

05-04-2013 03:31:01 | More by Misanthropy_Sipping
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hreb

Washington

4.18/5  rDev -0.9%

Red painted 750mL bottle served in imperial pint glass. Beer is pitch black in color with a healthy brown head. Big chocolate aroma, as expected... not too sweet, doesn't smell like candy or anything. Just cocoa.

Flavor is semi-sweet chocolate up front and bitter chocolate right through the middle. Mouthfeel is quite thick and creamy. Reminds me more of Stone bitter chocolate oatmeal stout that Brooklyn black chocolate stout, though both are favorites. There is a bit of tang from hops in here, though.

This beer is pure liquid chocolate brew. Relatively high ABV and the finite novelty of chocolate are the only things that limit the enjoyability of this Rogue.

05-02-2013 02:55:33 | More by hreb
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wtkphoto

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-01-2013 03:34:47 | More by wtkphoto
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

5/5  rDev +18.5%

04-30-2013 20:07:29 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
Double Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
94 out of 100 based on 1,263 ratings.