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Double Chocolate Stout - Rogue Ales

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1,374 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,374
Reviews: 326
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 138
Gots: 200 | 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)
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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.93/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle pour at the BevMo Holiday Beerfest held at Golden Road Brewing in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, and chocolate syrup. Taste is much the same with a slight tartness in the flavor. There is a mild roasty bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with some nice aromas and flavors.

UCLABrewN84, Dec 02, 2012
Photo of dkw0063
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

dkw0063, Dec 01, 2012
Photo of Grant35
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Grant35, Nov 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

hlatimer266, Nov 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

MinnTwins, Nov 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

JALIEN, Nov 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Zach136, Nov 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

kew, Nov 24, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

snarksdad, Nov 23, 2012
Photo of ScaryEd
3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

ScaryEd, Nov 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

SFTBLMOSS2, Nov 21, 2012
Photo of Joshgonzales79
4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Joshgonzales79, Nov 21, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

cdwil, Nov 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Barley76, Nov 18, 2012
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

ALLISON01, Nov 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

acbe, Nov 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

jk3, Nov 16, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Hillbilly, Nov 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

anteater, Nov 15, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

JeffreyJDavis, Nov 14, 2012
Photo of Ryan011235
3.93/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter on 7/7/12

Moderately dark brown for the style, at least until I came across the 9% abv noted on the label. Certainly a nice change of page; dark in the glass, but you can tell it's brown. 1/3rd inch head does not last long. There a bit o' ring retention. The second pour has a 2 inch head and leaves some drippy lace.

I really enjoy the aroma. Roast is prominent, but clean. Mostly chocolate with some faint coffee. Milk chocolate sweetness. Seems quite grainy (I reckon the rolled oats mentioned on the label explain that). Sweet, roasty and clean - good combination as far as aromatics go.

This tastes good, too. Roasted chocolate with undercurrents of dark chocolate sweetness and cocoa bitterness. Semi-burnt coffee finish. My fiance doesn't care for it because it tastes like molasses. Oats add a touch of smoothness to a medium, sugar-plump body. Carbonation is fussy; thankfully it mellows some over time.

Overall, this is a heck of a lot better than I was anticipating, especially the aroma. For Rogue, consider me impressed.

Ryan011235, Nov 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

dorkinajeep, Nov 14, 2012
Photo of gtermi
4.4/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: This beer pours a dark black body with a thick dark tan head that slowly fades and leaves a nice amount of lacing on the glass.

S: A lot of sweet milk chocolate, a tiny bit of roasted malt and again with some more chocolate.

T: Wow this is delicious. It starts with a strong milk chocolate flavor that quickly turns into a nice tiny bit of roasted malt and a strong sweetness.

M: Smooth and creamy like peanut butter! The beer has a nice full body and doesnt have much crispness at all.

O: This is probably my favorite beer by Rogue. The beer doesnt miss a beat while I drink it. The mouthfeel, appearance, smell and taste are homeruns with me. They need to make this year round!

gtermi, Nov 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

hypoboxer, Nov 11, 2012
Photo of Ranz
4.73/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Because of the hefty price tag, I split the bottle with one of my best buds, but I'll admit that I nearly ran off with this jewel.

A: Poured jet-black into my tulip glass, the brew created a head not unlike chocolate meringue or puffed frosting, a finger-and-a-half.

S: Yes sir may I have another! A divine mixture of sweet cocoa, cherries, vanilla extract all with a slight medicinal tinge, this aroma was a symphony of the senses. Whatever Tiki god you've been sacrificing to, Rogue, keep it up.

T: And the taste follows in grand fashion. Sweet chocolate, malt, and caramel notes sing on your palate, inviting you to savor every drop. My buddy and I couldn't stop raving about it all night. It is by far the best chocolate beer I've had yet.

M: Intensely creamy and with a medium carbonation, the beer feels more like a cooled chocolate fountain in your mouth.

O: How do I love thee? Let me count the ways, Rogue. Bravo, good sirs. This is one for which I'll always keep an eye out.

Ranz, Nov 10, 2012
Double Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
94 out of 100 based on 1,374 ratings.