Chocolate Stout | Rogue Ales

Chocolate StoutChocolate Stout
BA SCORE
4.15/5
4,208 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
Ranking:
#1,436
Reviews:
1,914
Ratings:
4,208
pDev:
12.29%
Bros Score:
4.49
 
 
Wants:
452
Gots:
617
Trade:
5
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

[Suggested Glassware: Nonic Pint]

The pour was a very dark muddy brown almost black with an average (1-2 finger) medium brown rocky head that receded steadily, down to a thin film with a large collar and had fair spotty lacing.

The aroma was loaded with chocolate right up front along with some burnt malts, a light resin hop and a doughy yeast and had notes of coffee, dark chocolate and a mild nutty presence.

Taste was bitter sweet and malty with a note of dark chocolate in the beginning, and then became moderately bitter with a bold dose of coffee and yes more bitter chocolate towards the finish. The flavor hung around for quite a long time after the swallow, with a very bitter mocha coffee taste left lying on the taste buds.

Mouthfeel was full in body with a dry, oily texture and a nice soft carbonation.

Overall and simply put, this brew is a Chocoholics dream and I am hooked...

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-Pours black with a solid two finger tan head that has excellent retention and beautiful lacing.
S-The aroma has a pronounced toasted oat note to it with some dark chocolate syrup and a very sweet caramel aroma. I can tell this is gonna be sweet and it smells like dessert.
T-Oh my goodness! It's truly like drinking the chocolate truffles rolled in quality cocoa powder I made with some left over gonosh I had, but in liquid form! This is delish! A perfect dessert beer for sure. And there are some earthy hops in the flavor as well along with a perfect bittereness to keep it from being too sweet. WOW
M-The mouthfeel is so balanced as far as dryness and sweetness goes. It has a medium to full body and very creamy because of the oats.
O-I fully enjoyed this beer and is probably the only Rogue beer I would buy again because of their high prices, (not flavor) most of their beers are way over priced, but this one is worth every penny for sure. When I go to a friends house, I'm bringin' this one for dessert. Such a well done chocolate beer. Thanks Rogue for this offering

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Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 4,208 ratings
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