Chocolate Stout | Rogue Ales

BA SCORE
93
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4,191 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:
4,191
Reviews:
1,910
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
12.17%
 
 
Wants:
439
Gots:
608
For Trade:
5
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,191 |  Reviews: 1,910
Photo of parkwood
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of oakbluff
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Fine looking beverage. Pours out inky black, with some ruby hue. Thick mocha head. Smell is primarily powdered chocolate. Taste- more of the same. Has that sweet chocolate milk powder taste, as well some roastiness from the malts, and a touch of lactic sourness. Mouthfeel is good, as is the drinkability. The sweet powdered chocolate gets tiresom after awhile. enjoyable beer.

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of MSchae1017
4.63/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This beer was tasted in a pint glass from a 22oz. bottle.

I had to rate this beer the same as I did their Shakespeare Stout. To see that review click this link
http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/132/359/?ba=MSchae1017
The only difference from this and the Shakespeare stout was that the head was a significantly darker color and that the smell and taste of the beer had a distinct chocolate flavor to it. These factors do not make the beer any better or any worse in my opinon just different. And to be honest with you being different is one of the greatest qualities of any beer. This normally factors greatly into my drinkability

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Photo of Shmeal
4.63/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Epitome of darkness with a coffee colored head

S - Lots of dark chocolate, followed by malt and coffee notes

T - Malty, with a huge dark chocolate aftertaste with some coffee mixed in

M - Very smooth with mild carbonation.

D - A 22oz. bottle is the perfect serving size, I wouldn't want anything more than that in one sitting, but I would want more than a single 12oz bottle.

Perfect example of a chocolate stout in my opinion

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Photo of MNMike
4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of inebrius
5/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I feel like Augustus Gloop sticking my nose in a river of chocolate, but I survive to take a draught of this rich and chewy brew and find myself in a world of balanced perfection. Pours Siberian new moon black with a gluey, frothy cocoa puff head. Like eating chocolate cupcakes on a cocoa plantation. It's sweet, no, it's bitter, no, hoppy? Oh no. How can a beer be so luscious and drinkable at the same time? A feast for the senses. Majestic!

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Photo of rousee
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cant say much negative about this one. Rogue is typically not one of my favorite brands but this one is excellent. Pours very dark molasses color with a small head--not much lace but enough to warrant a 4.5. Solid beer all around, As I taste it more throughly, I think it may be as good as Young's dbl chocolate stout but it really is not. By far, the best American chocolate stout I have tried.

Tasting notes: Dark malt that is slightly charred (which is good) , dark semi-sweet chocolate, caramel, etc.

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Photo of Metaltildeath
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of mullenite
4/5  rDev -4.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

Photo of admiral
4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very enjoyable beer - full of milk chocolate goodness

aroma: not surprisingly, strong milk chocolate predominates - very nice!

taste: creamy milk chocolate with spice, oats and coffee/roasted barley notes. Also has a hint of citrus from the hops and I also detected slight vegemite. Aftertaste has a slight bitterness with chocolate mixed in.

A beer that is great by itself but I think it would excel paired with a dessert.

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Photo of fisherman34
4.6/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is easily the best chocolate beer that I’ve had. Strong aromas of chocolate, along with the slightest hint of roasted coffee. The flavor is of authentic chocolate, not processed chocolate syrup, but REAL chocolate. The sweetness is well balanced by the hops and some Munich-ish malts. I’d be in big trouble if I could drink this all the time!

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Photo of Naes
3.94/5  rDev -6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This one is black with a large frothy dark tan head.
Its aroma is of bitter chocolate.
The flavor has much more chocolate than I was expecting, but is balanced nicely with a bit of bitterness. The aftertaste is similar to a fancy chocolate bar. Roastiness and coffee are also present. For such a sweet beer, I must say that it is done quite nicely.
Mouth feel is full bodied and generously carbonated.
Goes down quite easily for such a sweet beer.
Definitely worth a try.

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -34.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of Joshgonzales79
5/5  rDev +19.3%

Photo of calcutron
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of JHendu
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of ZenBiscuits
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
4.19 out of 5 based on 4,191 ratings.
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