1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Double Chocolate Stout - Rogue Ales

Not Rated.
Double Chocolate StoutDouble Chocolate Stout

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,398 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 1,398
Reviews: 329
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 147
Gots: 203 | 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

22º PLATO
50 IBU
74 AA
135º Lovibond

(Beer added by: Brad007 on 08-03-2010)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 1,398 | Reviews: 329 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of DeeMalloy
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of RBassSFHOPit2ME
4/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of supa0525
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of allisonastra
3/5  rDev -28.9%

Photo of CommanderOfAwesome
2.19/5  rDev -48.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Bomber with a few months age on it poured into a wine glass.

A: Pours a dark slightly caramelish brown color with a 1-1.5 finger mocha colored head. Not a lot of lacing or creamy look to it. Actually a bit of a coke like body.

S: Smells of nice milk chocolate, reminds me a bit of a whopper actually. Pretty one note, but accomplishes what the name sets out for.

T: Oh man, what a disappointment. I had fond memories of single chocolate stout and this doesn't live up to that memory at all. Tastes like flat coke, with a harsh chemical feelign going down. The after taste is very swiss miss hot coco flavor.

M: Thin bodied, the after taste makes my teeth feel like they're rotting. Very chemical, sticky, just gross.

O: Rogue's done it again. I always forget there is a reason I stay away from Roguie but every once and a while they suck me in. Do you like an old vanilla coke with Swiss Miss poured in? Me either. Stay away from this one.

Photo of diehl07
3.25/5  rDev -23%

Photo of StonedTrippin
4.11/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

not sure why I waited so long to try this wonderful beer. its always on the shelf, and its fairly priced, what have I been doing? anyways, this pours a flat dark brown color with a luxurious creamy head in the tan range, like a nitro pour. the nose is really chocolaty, a lot like youngs or something, its real chocolate, not just chocolate malt. It reminds me of hot chocolate mix or nesquik or something. nice roast, more bitter than sweet on the chocolate in nose and taste. the flavor is really chocolate forward, like a higher end organic dark chocolate bar. its really lovely, especially because its all that flavor with out the sweetness. the feel is velvety smooth, super soft, creamy, and light for the color, although it is full bodied. carbonation is also a lot like a nitro beer, airy and livening. what I like most about this beer is its chocolate intensity without being sugary at all. I think its every bit as good as the regular chocolate stout, and a pretty good bang for your buck. not to be ignored! take it from me.

Photo of ChanceK
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of Paccamacca
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of craftbeerasian
5/5  rDev +18.5%

Photo of NastyNate11
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of schopenhauerale
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of LtColFrankSlade
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of InfragilisBrew
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of MadeInOregon
5/5  rDev +18.5%

Photo of Absolut
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of VoodooBear
3.23/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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.

Photo of aLenwell
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of TBoneJones
4.45/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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.

Photo of krl2112
3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of Focusf111
4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Photo of Chris-MOC9
5/5  rDev +18.5%

Photo of mikeburd1128
3.25/5  rDev -23%

Photo of TheBadger0289
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Double Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
94 out of 100 based on 1,398 ratings.