Morimoto Black Obi Soba Ale | Rogue Ales

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3.65/5
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390 Ratings
Morimoto Black Obi Soba AleMorimoto Black Obi Soba Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
12 Ingredients:
Malts: Roasted Soba, Harrington, Metcalf, Munich, C-15, C-60 and Carafa Special No. 2
Hops: Horizon, Sterling and Cascade. Yeast & Water: Rogue's Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

12º PLATO
30 IBU
75 AA
36º Lovibond

Added by freed on 07-22-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,045
Reviews:
232
Ratings:
390
pDev:
11.23%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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34
Trade:
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3.29/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.37/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a murky dark brown with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, grain, molasses, earth, floral, and wood aromas. Taste is much the same with toast, grain, molasses, earth, wood, and butter flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of earth bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer with interesting aromas, but the butter like flavor I am getting detracts from this one's drinkability.

Serving type: bottle.

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3.25/5  rDev -11%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

Poured into a balloon glass.

Look: Somewhere between black coffee and really, really dark brown. Mocha colored head with light lacing.

Aroma: Both chocolatey and woody, slightly spicy in that Rogue way.

Taste: Roasted malts, subdued coffee bitterness, some hidden caramel sweetness. Very complex and delicious.

Mouthfeel: Springy, spry, alive!

Overall: Pretty surprised by this. Its very good with lots of different flavors to pick over.

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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Morimoto Black Obi Soba Ale from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 3.65 out of 5 with 390 ratings