Mocha Porter
Rogue Ales

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Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States
Porter - American
Ranked #263
Ranked #17,941
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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3.5 by mpenske from California on Apr 26, 2022
3.45 by TMoney2591 from Illinois on Feb 21, 2022
3.8 by EasternIsh from California on Jan 12, 2021
4.1 by smi69 from New York on May 25, 2020
3.94 by Blogjackets from Ohio on Mar 22, 2020
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3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Nass from Florida

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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3.78/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by rudiecantfail from Pennsylvania

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
3.56 by BirdsandHops from Oregon on May 18, 2019
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by GuyFawkes from Illinois

(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
4.04 by Sludgeman from District of Columbia on May 15, 2019
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3.56/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
by RyanK252 from California

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
3.93 by NightINgale from Russian Federation on Mar 29, 2019
3.5 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands on Mar 05, 2019
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4.1/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by penguinsgoboom from California

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
3.4 by zachkrauter from Indiana on Dec 29, 2018
3.9 by dafla67 from Pennsylvania on Dec 10, 2018
3.68 by rarigney from Washington on Nov 08, 2018
1.96 by draegerjosh from California on Oct 01, 2018
4 by Spaten454 from Texas on Aug 21, 2018
4.05 by Robertas from Lithuania on Aug 11, 2018
3.56 by sweetbrew82 from California on Aug 09, 2018
3.98 by GreyGooseStout from Colorado on Jul 30, 2018
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3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Bombelsky from Poland

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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4.52/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by huthuty from Utah

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
3.87 by BLarson31 from Minnesota on Jul 21, 2018
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3.73/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by depechemode1983 from Texas

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
3.56 by tomb_ride from California on Jun 07, 2018
4.46 by DaveyBones79 from Pennsylvania on Jun 01, 2018
4.03 by dnmyrick from Minnesota on May 02, 2018
4.1 by ThomasTheTank88 from Ohio on Apr 22, 2018
3.59 by DVMin98 from North Carolina on Apr 16, 2018
3.67 by bobstockwell from Massachusetts on Mar 27, 2018
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3.96/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Jesterr44 from Canada (ON)

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
4 by cmbeddoe7997 from Texas on Mar 26, 2018
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3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by mrmexicanlager from Utah

Sweet coffee taste, soy sauce smell, light to medium mouthfeel.

Feb 19, 2018
3.53 by Vandelay1863 from Florida on Feb 05, 2018
4.13 by jordanginsberg from Louisiana on Jan 16, 2018
2.98 by TheBigBoy from Pennsylvania on Jan 07, 2018
4.02 by OompaMentor from Georgia on Jan 05, 2018
4.5 by 1971bernat from Virginia on Jan 03, 2018
Mocha Porter from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 2947 ratings