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Rogue Farms Roguenbier Rye - Rogue Ales

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144 Ratings
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Ratings: 144
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 14.99%
Wants: 5
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
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Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Roggenbier |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 11-17-2012)
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Jackal

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

07-26-2013 04:20:06 | More by Jackal
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.48/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours an effervescent crimson/brown with 3 fingers tan head. Good head retention & lacing

S: Faint brown bread & woody hops

T: Brown bread, a touch of smokeyness, a bit apricot, tea-like tannins up front. Faint smokeyness, a touch of rye pepperiness, some faint cardboard notes dragging the overall flavor profile down, plus woody hops & dryness. Finishes smokey, with apricot, a bit of plum & dryness

MF: Medium bodied, moderate carbonation

Alright for the style, wouldn't buy it again. Most of the "special" releases from Rogue are underwhelming me. Drinks easy but doesn't really entice you to want more

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2013 03:15:29 | More by russpowell
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apintofknowledge

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

07-21-2013 23:48:50 | More by apintofknowledge
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BEERMILER12

Maine

4/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a deep red color with a fingers worth of head that leaves some sticky lacing

S: Very complex. Mostly malty with some spicy rye and light smoke. Some fruity yeast in the background, along with a light hoppiness

T: Starts off with the weizen yeast and rye, which impart fruity and spicy notes. Goes into a good amount of smokiness that lingers into the finish. Finishes with the smoke and more rye spiciness

M: Medium bodied with low-moderate carbonation. Very soft due to the weizen yeast

O: My first of the style, this is a very solid brew. I really like how the spiciness of the rye, the smoke, and weizen yeast all work together to provide a nicely complex and enjoyable beer. Comparable to Schlenkerla Weizen with a heavy rye presence. I can see how the smokiness might be a bit polarizing if smoked beers aren't your thing. If you're a fan of smoked beers, then I'd recommend this

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2013 21:37:02 | More by BEERMILER12
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timjim1327

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -13.5%

07-18-2013 02:49:39 | More by timjim1327
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

07-17-2013 01:21:46 | More by ygtbsm94
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Poupae

Thailand

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

07-14-2013 15:28:55 | More by Poupae
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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

07-14-2013 01:13:30 | More by Boone757
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claspada

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

06-30-2013 21:10:16 | More by claspada
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goblue3509

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -13.5%

06-24-2013 23:23:09 | More by goblue3509
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b1515152004

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -13.5%

06-14-2013 23:35:47 | More by b1515152004
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watermelonman

California

3.85/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This arrived with a nice red on deep caramel color with a small but solid head, and significant lace.

The spice and pepper are muted but present in the smell. Hopes make a secondary appearance. Malt is a much larger part of the taste, and it balances quite nicely. Mouthfeel is decent, perhaps a touch too much pepper for malt and hops to stand up against. Overall, this is the sort of flavor I look for in a rye beer.

Serving type: on-tap

06-11-2013 21:58:08 | More by watermelonman
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goblin7704

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

06-11-2013 21:50:36 | More by goblin7704
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.96/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured one finger of head on a hazy brown colored body.
The aroma was a dull barnyard smell. Not bad, but not really great either.
The taste had a solid rye spice to it with moderate bitterness. Pretty good.
The texture was crisp with moderate carbonation.
An enjoyable drink.

Serving type: on-tap

06-09-2013 00:54:30 | More by Fatehunter
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Morockm

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +15.3%

06-03-2013 16:52:43 | More by Morockm
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Paccamacca

California

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

06-02-2013 03:42:14 | More by Paccamacca
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craftbeerasian

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

05-30-2013 00:08:36 | More by craftbeerasian
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CrazyDavros

Australia

3.1/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours dark brown with a small white head.
Nose shows bready, grainy malt and some soft caramel. Not much going on.
Some sweet malt and a grainy character as flavours with little else to make things interesting.
Could use a lighter body.
Pretty boring.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2013 01:40:25 | More by CrazyDavros
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

05-20-2013 04:38:39 | More by Kmat10
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buschbeer

Ohio

3.51/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

650ml bottle
Served in a mug

A - It has the appearance of iced tea except for the four inches of beige head on top.

S - I get some light rye notes and some bread.

T - I taste some rye, but it is more subdued that I expected. I get some caramel malt.

M - Medium

O - I expected a ton of rye flavor. I thought is was sort of bland. It's cheap enough, but I do not foresee purchasing any more of it.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2013 22:54:15 | More by buschbeer
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joemcgrath27

Alberta (Canada)

3.76/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - clear but very dark cedar, tower or tan head in tulip glass retained endlessly
S - big hints of fruity & spicy yeast esters, rye spiciness is there but less pronounced that I was anticipating, pleasant crisp leafy hoops
T - fairly significant kick of rye grain spiciness is matched by yeasty esters, crisp leafy green hop support, with rye continuing through the finish
M - fairly crisp with a nice spicy tingle throughout, finishes with a touch of clean hop dryness that cleans the spiciness away
O - definitely a tasty brew and a style which I don't recall having tried, although I was surprised on the amount of yeasty esters it did seem to work well to compliment the spicy grain, not a mind blower but another solid offering from Rogue

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2013 03:07:36 | More by joemcgrath27
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largadeer

California

3/5  rDev -13.5%

05-13-2013 02:43:03 | More by largadeer
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.68/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a very lightly hazy dark amber in color with moderate to heavy amounts of visible carbonation and some garnet red highlights. The beer has a finger tall light tan head that reduces to a couple of medium patches of thin film, a very thin film covering about 75% of the remainder of the surface of the beer, and a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light notes of rye spiciness with some stronger aromas of herbal hops and an earthy yeast.

T: Upfront there is a moderate to strong flavor of spicy rye with some earthy yeast. There is a lighter amount of herbal hops that contribute a light amount of bitterness which fades rather quickly.

M: On the lighter side of medium bodied with light to moderate amounts of carbonation. Slightly chewy with some dryness in the finish.

O: Probably one of the more drinkable beers in the style - not that I have had the opportunity to have many of these. I think this beer is easy to drink and one I could enjoy several of during a session. Definitely worth grabbing (and I am not always the biggest fan of Rogue's offerings).

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2013 00:00:20 | More by dbrauneis
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metter98

New York

3.54/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is very dark hazy brown in color (black when viewed from afar). It poured with a thin white head that died down, leaving a thin film covering the surface and a large patch of bubbles in the center of the glass.
S: Light aromas of rye malts are present in the nose along with notes of herbal hops and earthy hops. .
T: The taste is similar to the smell and has a light amount of bitterness along with some hints of spices from the rye, the latter of which lingers through the finish.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and a bit chewy on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I thought that this beer was really drinkable compared to the other beers I've had in this style.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2013 23:56:37 | More by metter98
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.93/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass. Curious to see how my first Roggenbier goes.

A big four finger light tan head is made, with lots of soapy retention and swiss cheese like bubbles. Head stays for quite some time. Body is a very dark reddish brown with some clear character, but very dark to see through. Light clumpy lacing and soapy retention. Pretty solid.

Interesting nose. A mild sense of chocolate, some dry spicy character with a hint of smoke slightly. A little muted though but interesting.

Palate hits with an interesting mix and balance. First sip is a bit of dry husky grain and spiced rye, almost rauchbier like smokey finish. Sweet hints of mellow chocolate and caramel mix in the back. Finish is quite dry and spicy but also with a nice smoke like character. Mouthfeel is a hint of wet but there is a malt depth to this slightly.

Overall i am not sure if other Roggenbiers are like this, but I like the diversity and balance in this beer regardless and the smokey touch is a real treat to me also. I could have this again.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2013 00:18:44 | More by smakawhat
Rogue Farms Roguenbier Rye from Rogue Ales
79 out of 100 based on 144 ratings.