Mocha Porter
Rogue Ales

Mocha PorterMocha Porter
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Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States
American Porter
Ranked #261
Ranked #18,273
3.86 | pDev: 11.66%
Apr 26, 2022
Feb 16, 2001
Very Good
Mocha PorterMocha Porter
Notes: Ruddy brown in color, a bittersweet balance of malt and hops, yet a surprisingly light and refreshing taste.

Ingredients: 2-Row, Munich, C120, Chocolate, Black, Kiln Coffee & Rogue Farms Dare™ & Risk™ Malts; Rogue Farms Rebel & Liberty Hops; Free Range Coastal Water & Pacman Yeast.

47 IBU
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Rated: 3.5 by mpenske from California

Apr 26, 2022
Rated: 3.45 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 21, 2022
Rated: 3.8 by EasternIsh from California

Jan 12, 2021
Rated: 4.1 by smi69 from New York

May 25, 2020
Rated: 3.94 by Blogjackets from Ohio

Mar 22, 2020
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Reviewed by Nass from Florida

3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
I like the bottle label artwork, great use of color. I do notice a bottled on date on top of the bottle. The pour is similar to black ink. The aroma is dark chocolate, some caramel, & toffee. The taste follows suit with the aroma along with some roasted malts & slight hint of some raisin. This is one of the best porters that i've had to date. Cheers! A-
Sep 22, 2019
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Reviewed by rudiecantfail from Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
12 ounce bottle poured into a tulip glass.

L---Deep dark brown. Was clear when poured through sunlight, but is impenetrable in the glass. Medium, light brown head with ok retention. Gently faded to a ring around the edges. Good lacing.

S---Rich with cocoa/dark chocolate. Faint hints of coffee.

T---Mocha, as advertised. It is rich with chocolate. A bit of a one hit wonder, not very complex.

F---Medium bodied with good carbonation. A dark beer that could be pounded.

O---A good effort by Rogue. It doesn't have a lot going on, but it's advertised as a mocha porter, and it hits on that.
Jul 22, 2019
Rated: 3.56 by BirdsandHops from Oregon

May 18, 2019
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Reviewed by GuyFawkes from Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
(From old, undated notes)

Black liquid; no light passes.

Decent off-white head; strong lacing.

Medium mouthfeel.

Lactose sugar & raw oats in the flavor; hint of chocolate.

A milk stout vibe here.
May 18, 2019
Rated: 4.04 by Sludgeman from District of Columbia

May 15, 2019
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Reviewed by RyanK252 from California

3.56/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Bottle poured into a Mountain Rambler Brewing Co pint glass

A: Pours deep ruby brown with a frothy tan head that settles to a light layer and leaves some spotty lacing.

S: Roasted malt, definitely some char, smokey, black coffee, a touch of dark baker's chocolate, earthy, slightly herbal, and a hint of dark fruit.

T: Roasty, some char and smoke, black coffee, a little baker's chocolate, earthy, faint herbal notes, hints of dark fruit, plum and cherry, and just a touch of toffee sweetness.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation.

O: Neither coffee nor chocolate really stand out. It mostly just comes off as earthy and charred with hints of other things going on. I was really hoping for more out of this one, so if I get the chance to retry it I will. Hopefully it makes a better second impression.
Apr 04, 2019
Rated: 3.93 by NightINgale from Russian Federation

Mar 29, 2019
Rated: 3.5 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands

Mar 05, 2019
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Reviewed by penguinsgoboom from California

4.1/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A: Pours a fizzy one finger head. Almost completely opaque. Dark nutty brown.

S: Deep rich coffee, cocoa, and creaminess. Slightly toasty. Something that abruptly cuts the smell at the end. Maybe hops? Not sure.

T: Dark chocolate, toasted bitterness throughout, smooth coffee. There's just a twinge of sourness there that keeps everything in check.

O: Alcohol is almost undetectable. Dark and smooth. Typically when breweries specifies a flavor in the name of a beer they go overboard with it, but this is legitimately a porter that highlights mocha flavors.
Jan 11, 2019
Rated: 3.4 by zachkrauter from Indiana

Dec 29, 2018
Rated: 3.9 by dafla67 from Pennsylvania

Dec 10, 2018
Rated: 3.68 by rarigney from Washington

Nov 08, 2018
Rated: 1.96 by draegerjosh from California

Oct 01, 2018
Rated: 4 by Spaten454 from Texas

Aug 21, 2018
Rated: 4.05 by Robertas from Lithuania

Aug 11, 2018
Rated: 3.56 by sweetbrew82 from California

Aug 09, 2018
Rated: 3.98 by GreyGooseStout from Colorado

Jul 30, 2018
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Reviewed by Bombelsky from Poland

3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Small, tan head - diminishing. Nice coffee and chocolate aroma. Malty sweet chocolate flavor. Burnt bitter flavor. Medium dry finish , long lasting. Silky and smooth. Good
Jul 25, 2018
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Reviewed by huthuty from Utah

4.52/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
An interesting dark brown color light almost passes through, medium head
Aroma is sheer coffee burnt deliciousness
Taste is medium burnt and quite sweet and coffee like. Alcohol is a no show
Overall pretty good but some other beers in the genre dwarf it methinks
Jul 24, 2018
Rated: 3.87 by BLarson31 from Minnesota

Jul 21, 2018
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Reviewed by depechemode1983 from Texas

3.73/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Pours out black with red hues when held to the light. The head is tan with good retention an lacing.
Nice coffee smell up front with some oats. There is a dark chocolate bitterness present. Ends with a spice like finish.
Light coffee and milk chocolate in the taste. Bitterness is easy and ends a tad sweet.
Light bodied mouthfeel with smooth carbonation. This is one drinkable porter.
Jun 21, 2018
Rated: 3.56 by tomb_ride from California

Jun 07, 2018
Rated: 4.46 by DaveyBones79 from Pennsylvania

Jun 01, 2018
Rated: 4.03 by dnmyrick from Minnesota

May 02, 2018
Rated: 4.1 by ThomasTheTank88 from Ohio

Apr 22, 2018
Rated: 3.59 by DVMin98 from North Carolina

Apr 16, 2018
Rated: 3.67 by bobstockwell from Massachusetts

Mar 27, 2018
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Reviewed by Jesterr44 from Canada (ON)

3.96/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours near black with a nice frothy mocha head which fades moderately slowly. Some fairly wet lacing remains while drinking. Aroma is mostly of chocolate & malt. Taste follows with some nice chocolate, coffee & nuttiness to go along with the sweet caramel/toffee malts. The body of the mouthfeel is full & smooth but the carbonation bites slightly, taking away somewhat overall. Each sip ends with a slight metallic hint which takes away from the taste overall, but still a pretty decent porter.
Mar 26, 2018
Rated: 4 by cmbeddoe7997 from Texas

Mar 26, 2018
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Rated by mrmexicanlager from Utah

3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Sweet coffee taste, soy sauce smell, light to medium mouthfeel.
Feb 19, 2018
Rated: 3.53 by Vandelay1863 from Florida

Feb 05, 2018
Rated: 4.13 by jordanginsberg from Louisiana

Jan 16, 2018
Rated: 2.98 by TheBigBoy from Pennsylvania

Jan 07, 2018
Rated: 4.02 by OompaMentor from Georgia

Jan 05, 2018
Rated: 4.5 by 1971bernat from Virginia

Jan 03, 2018
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