Buckwheat Ale | Rogue Ales

BA SCORE
83
good
342 Ratings
Buckwheat AleBuckwheat Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 08-12-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
342
Reviews:
294
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
13.62%
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
2
For Trade:
0
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Photo of gandres
3.08/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12 ounce bottle from the brewery in Issaquah
A: light brown amber, hazy, small tan head that disappears quickly
Smell: not a lot of arroma, some grains
Taste: not a lot of taste, low bitterness
Palate: lively carbonation, finish is not abrupt but not long
Overall: good beer not ok to repeat, not to look for
Drank: May 31, 2016

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Photo of JaimeLondon
3.78/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Brewed with buckwheat, this beer is a nice example of beer with plenty of cereal notes, both in smell as taste.
It has a turbid orange color and a beige foam that leves a nice lace.
It looks, smells and tastes like a typical american ale. It's hoppy and malty, cereal and grainy notes are definitly the highlights in this beer. Fruity character is quite small, as well as yeasty notes. It's still possible to taste and smell citrus, wheat and bread notes.
Feel is nice, it has a somewhat light body with appropriate carbonation. Aftertaste is a bit dry and definitely bitter.

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Photo of BcOneSeven
2.5/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of FLima
3.43/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Amber color with a beige two finger head with good retention.
Light aroma with notes of oranges, bread, maybe almonds and malt sweetness.
Flavor with notes of orange-lemon citrusy, wheat, a bit of pine, flowers and spices, mildly nutty, honey, rogue yeast and finishing with a subtle toasted. If you try hard, you can swear this tastes like real noodles (you can identify this as nuts as well). Dry aftertaste with a bordering medium bitterness.
Light body with appropriate carbonation.
Pleasant and super easy to drink thirst quencher. Not boring given the noddle twist and Rogues related notes. Perfect for hot days or eating with noodles or Asian food.

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Photo of dmorgan310
3.85/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Long813
3.53/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GrumD
3.33/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours clear and slightly orange with a pleasing buckwheat nose, reminiscent of Japanese soba noodles. Very small head and a little lacing. There is a some fruit on the nose, with a sweet aroma. The finish is fairly short with a well balanced bitter, sweet and sour smack.

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Photo of grahamboudreaux
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of paulish
3.54/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gwiedman1
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of pwdiamond
3/5  rDev -18.3%

Photo of Latarnik
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of afsdan
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Photo of Dovers
2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

Photo of Dover
2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

Photo of chefhatt
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I poured this beer from a 12oz bottle, it has a light orange color body with a small head. The smell has has a light wheat aroma. The taste has a little spice upfront then the wheat to play on the back of the tongue. The mouthfeel is smooth and is a easy drinking beer.

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4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of LXIXME
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Rudes
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Haybeerman
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of Mullinger1980
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of vkv822
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of Elprico
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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Buckwheat Ale from Rogue Ales
3.67 out of 5 based on 342 ratings.
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