Chocolate Stout | Rogue Ales

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4,198 Ratings
Chocolate StoutChocolate Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States
rogue.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
12 Ingredients:
Great Western 2-Row, Crystal 135- 165, Chocolate & Rogue Micro Barley Farm DareTM & RiskTM Malts; Rogue Micro Hopyard Revolution & Rebel Hops, Rolled Oats, Roasted Barley, Natural Chocolate Flavoring, Free Range Coastal Waters & Pacman Yeast.

15º PLATO
69 IBU
77 AA
135º Lovibond

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-30-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,198
Reviews:
1,913
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
12.17%
 
 
Wants:
443
Gots:
612
For Trade:
5
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of arfenhouse
4.32/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

A:Black with brown foam. Large head. Forms rings and has good retention. Can't look much better than this.

S: Bakers chocolate. Smells like milk chocolate malted milk ball candies.

T: Bittersweet chocolate all the way through. Finishes with a roasted malt bitterness. Chocolate flavoring was a bit overdone in my opinion.

M: Thick and creamy. Low carbonation. Perfect for the style.

O: A chocolate stout that delivers on the chocolate flavor.

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of NickThePyro
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of CJS
3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

Photo of TheDinger
4.17/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into pint glass. Great looking opaque/black pour with a nice adequate 1+ finger mocca head. Smell was baking chocolates up front with semi-sweet chocolate on the back. Fits the name and that's what I was looking for. Maybe some burnt malts stuffed in there, but huge chocolate. Taste was melted chocolate bars with a little hop finish. Again, some dark fruits/malts are there, but the chocolate takes center stage on this chocolate stout bomb. I get a blend of different chocolate which is nice. Baking, semi sweet and dark combination. Feel is middle of the road and quite silky/creamy. Mild carbonation on this which is just fine. Overall- It is what it is! A chocolate stout with not a ton of bells and whistles. If you like chocolate in your beer, this is right there for you. Not over the top, but a good sipper and pretty enjoyable. A solid effort that hit the spot for me. Not the best out there, but work the try-

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Photo of Jonathan2291
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of RelentlessLefty
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of CuriousMonk
3.8/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pour is deep brown with a long-lasting khaki head and great lacing. Sweet chocolate, Hershey syrup, lacto, light roast, and coffee in the aroma. Taste is much more roasty, dark chocolate, a hit watered down, caramel, coffee, and anise with a lightly roasted bitter finish. Medium body with soft carbonation. Not bad for a chocolate stout which I'm not always too crazy about.

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -22.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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1/5  rDev -76.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
4.19 out of 5 based on 4,198 ratings.
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