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Rogue Farms Chipotle Ale | Rogue Ales

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Rogue Farms Chipotle AleRogue Farms Chipotle Ale
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Rogue Farms Chipotle AleRogue Farms Chipotle Ale

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States

Style: Chile Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
9 Ingredients: 2-Row, C40 Malts & Rogue Farms Dare™ & Risk™ Malts; Rogue Farms Liberty™ & Alluvial™ Hops; Chipotle Peppers; Free Range Coastal Water & Pacman Yeast.

22oz Bottle & Draft / 13° Plato / 40 IBU / 82 AA / 18° Lovibond

Added by jsh420 on 06-09-2014

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Ratings: 88 |  Reviews: 18
Photo of BEER88
3.59/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Good attempt, not for me!

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Photo of craigbelly
3.62/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JuiceMan818
3.73/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RBorsato
4.4/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lucaskowalik
2.62/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.25

Poured from a bomber into a small Heineken glass.
L- Dark amber with a copper hue and a frothy, thick head.
S- Mild citrus and jalapeno but not much there.
T- Smoky, slightly spicy from jalapenos, with a very unappealing burnt rubber after taste.
F- Bubbly on the tongue with a dry finish.
O- Not really my cup of tea. I feel ike this a bad example of this style.

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Photo of jkonte
3.17/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shafaegalo
3.92/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gandres
3.52/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

1 Pint 6 Fl Oz/650 ml bought from the Issaquah Brewery poured to wine glass
Amber, light brown, frothy, white foam, some lacing
Malts-cereal, yeast: earthy,
Lightly bitter, with spicy follow through that stays on roof of mouth and tongue
Palate; Spicy hot in roof of mouth, full body, thick feel, average carbonation, long finish
Good beer, can be repeated but not something to look forward to
Drank: March 16, 2016"

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Photo of mikebu
3.88/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of lwillitz
3.69/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22-oz bottle into New Belgium globe

A - 2 fingers light khaki over a cloudy body of golden orange; moderate visible carbonation

S - chipotle peppers with a touch of smoke

T - peppers and smoke, floral hops, suggestion of butter; relatively mild chili pepper heat prominent in the dry finish, chili pepper heat lingers on the tongue for a prolonged aftertaste

M - smooth medium body, high carbonation, dry and spicy (especially the finish)

O - Nothing spectacular. It is exactly what the label promises. Pick one up if you're interested in something modestly spicy.

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Photo of Whiskeydeez
1.5/5  rDev -58.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of ZinFanDave
3.67/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Libeertarian
3.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Mostly clear, an attractive tarnished copper. Fine and sparse flecky haze throughout. Fluffy delicate tan head of moderate, almost excellent retention. Smells like a Pale Ale, definite chipotle notes as well as interesting but not unpleasant rubbery character. Smoked peppers and rubbery character quite strong in the balance, so I suspect this may not have started out as a Pale. Low tartness. Quite spicy from peppers both while tasting and lingering in aftertaste, with pleasant herbal bitterness from hops. Good, worth a try, probably won’t seek it out again unless there’s a need for strange, spicy beer. And I love chipotle. Medium-bodied, a little hard to tell what is going on due to pepper-spiciness, but seems plenty thick as compared to water, with soft but abundant suds.

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Photo of NickThePyro
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of B_B
3.88/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Troy-Hawaii
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bought from Marukai $6.99
Cloudy brown amber color
Smokey smell
Medium mouth feel
Low carbonation
Smokey taste with just a tinge of heat
Overall an interesting beer to try once. Very subtle chipotle taste. Was expecting more heat.

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Photo of Slatetank
3.73/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I purchased this bottle at wegmans poured chilled in a stout glass.

The color is medium amber with mild haze and thick cream colored head with fine bead. The smell is fruity with a slight herbal quality with nice hop aroma and light yeast ester with mild malt smell. The feel is decent with mostly sweet body with moderate carbonation and spice that comes in late in the feel from the peppers.

The taste is good with a nice balance of malt sweetness up front with a mild hop flavor that has a more herbal quality with slight fruity yeast in the middle and slight warming/spice of peppers in the back as it finishes semi-dry. Overall I liked this more in the past because there was more of a smokiness in the pepper flavor-it has a little spice but not as chipotle dominant as previous versions I tried, I would say it is good but I would not seek it out

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Photo of heerboth
4.45/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Texasfan549
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of scottbrew4u
4.16/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a goblet a clear, amber color with frothy tan head that stood up for a while. The smell was a fresh hit of light roasted malt, floral and piney hops, and a smokey peppery heat that was more then I expected. Taste follows aroma closely and the spicey chipotle heat does not so much sting the tongue but heat up the throat on the way down. I enjoyed sharing this beer at dinner with roasted pork. It paired well and really complemented the food!

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Photo of Dwinslow15
4.1/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cnote_crafty_1
5/5  rDev +38.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Rogue Farms Chipotle 5.4% ABV and 40 IBU's
I am a big spice head and I have been meaning to try another chipotle beer, so when I saw this at a local market I had to grab it in the 1 pint and 6 ounce bottle. I drank this one in a curvy tulip glass to hopefully catch more aromas.
Appearance: It looked red with less light, but with more light it is a dark, hazy sunburst orange. It is pretty fruity looking for a pepper beer.
Nose: It hits you with spice, chipotle peppers, tomato and hops.
Tongue: Maybe it is because of the reddish hue, or the sweetness of the chipotle peppers, but I get a tomato flavor there along with the spices. At first I was slightly turned off by it because it reminded me of a spicey V8. It is very different and I have never had anything like it. It has a hoppy bite to it along with the spice kick. What I like is that the chipotle and vegetable flavor of the beer is present throughout the entire sip. Some spice beers taste like a regular beer and only hit you with spice at the end. Here the peppers hits you at the beginning and the hops add to the kick at the end. They really linger well together. Sometimes I couldn't tell if it was the hops, or the spice that was giving me the kick on the aftertaste. The spice and hops stays on your tongue in between sips endlessly. It is smooth with a dry finish.
Overall: Rogue Farms Chipotle Ale is a genuinely original spice beer. If you are looking for something very different that blends all of it's elements well than this is a go to ale. The hop level is very present, but not over powering like an IPA's. I would say it is like an APA in that regard. I am not a hop head and usually go for beers with low IBU's, but I really liked the hops here. It has alot of flavor for a beer so low on the ABV scale. It does not taste weak by any means. Rogue doesn't usually disapoint and they came through on this one. Cheers, enjoy this one with some barbecue ribs and pepper on!

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4.11/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Aisha
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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