Chocolate Stout | Rogue Ales

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93
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4,194 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:
4,194
Reviews:
1,911
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
12.17%
 
 
Wants:
443
Gots:
609
For Trade:
5
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Ratings: 4,194 |  Reviews: 1,911
Photo of GaBengal
4.09/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mar02x
4.31/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beginner2
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AngEo
4.29/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LittleMurphyDog
3.77/5  rDev -10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of ThreeJs
4.76/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of robebo44
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ChrisCage
4.52/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A- Pours black as black molasses, is thick and opaque in texture and the head is an amazing milky chocolate color, starting about one finger thick and retains very well! It is much too hard to see what is happening carbonation wise and as for the lacing, well it is superb in how it clings to the side of the glass!

S- A combination of dark and milk chocolate initially....it reminds me fully of what the Dairy Queen hot fudge smells like! There are dark and/or burnt malts noted, burnt brown sugar sweetness, fresh cocoa powder, dark roast coffee, vanilla bean...this is very scrumptious in aroma....dessert like!

T- Dark and milk chocolate covered cordial cherries, roasted nuts, such as hazelnut and burnt almond....bittering cocoa powder richness, black french roast coffee, and an overall black forest cake quality...not too sweet, but sweet enough. The finish is Earthy, dry, and just slightly bittering from black malts and hop cones! Very well rounded!

M/O- Solid medium body, velvety carbonation and full flavors make this an exquisite beer to enjoy with dessert or on its own....I love the chocolatey character and would most definitely seek this highly drinkable stout again! Highly recommended!

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Photo of GarbageMan10
3.81/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of rodbeermunch
4.33/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Dark brown pour, not the biggest stout in the world. 1/2" light tan head. Aroma just kicks down the chocolate. This was the first real good chocolate added (not just chocolate malt) beer I had. And its still a staple in my fridge/cellar.

Taste is sweet, but not overly, mouth full of chocolate/cocao. Is a lighter grade of chocolate, this isn't the brownie batter or dark chocolate kind. More cocao.

I would love if they could drop these into 12oz six packs for ~$10. . .

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Photo of Libeertarian
4.08/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

From notes taken 03/31/16:

Dark brown to black, depending on thickness, highly opaque. Head is foamy and creamy, medium-brown, with great retention. Sweet milk chocolate, light roastiness, wet paper aromas. Metallic tartness throughout, but quite a lot of chocolate in the middle, and roasty-toasty toward the back, as well as rindy and earthy hops, even a little booze in the finish. Full-bodied, thick enough but more oily than syrupy. Medium carbonation, creamy suds.

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Photo of petrusek23
3.5/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gamesjunkie
3.43/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of Klister
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jackalope1977
3.87/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bill235
4.04/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of q33jeff
3.98/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

**
05/13/13
BOTTLE TO PINT GLASS
Very Chocolaty. Decent Head, dark black color.A little too sweet. Maybe just wasn't in the mood. smooth Compared side by side with Rouge's Shakespeare Stout and lost. They are comparable, but the Shakespeare is smoother and not as sweet.
**

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

Pitch black, moderate head. The aroma is dominated by chocolate, milk chocolate, very sweet but pleasant. Little coffee notes. This is not a very rich aroma, but evidently promising and well balanced. The taste steers the experience toward a roasted character. Here I find roasted malts and a very dry finish, quite hoppy and sharp. Medium mouthfeel. Very tasty beer but I admit I expected more.

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Photo of NickyFin
3.95/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jlabs
4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of curtisjoseph
4.49/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of akk14
3.18/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jsanmarco
4.53/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of deebo
3.43/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

This is a big toasty roasty dark ass bomb. Black as night. Aroma is big time chocolate syrup-really inviting. Taste is Dark chocolate with a significant bitter bite/aftertaste this beer will make you earn it. Mouthfeel is fairly rough-not much smoothness which is the biggest defect. Overall-great appearance and aroma with a bit Ida too bitter finish and a lack of smooth body. Ok stout.

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Photo of Chucker17
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
4.19 out of 5 based on 4,194 ratings.
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