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Mocha Porter | Rogue Ales

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3.86/5
Very Good
2,904 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-16-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,366
Reviews:
1,369
Ratings:
2,904
pDev:
11.66%
Bros Score:
4.12
 
 
Wants:
126
Gots:
411
Trade:
3
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Ratings: 2,904 |  Reviews: 1,369
Photo of KyleNorthington
2/5  rDev -48.2%

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2/5  rDev -48.2%

Photo of Rgalvin
2/5  rDev -48.2%

Photo of jucifer1818
2/5  rDev -48.2%

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2/5  rDev -48.2%

Photo of gauchebag
2.01/5  rDev -47.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

I don't know if I got an old bottle or something but this was very underwhelming. It looked good enough, dark and black, poured a decent head. No smell whatsoever. I see reviews saying that it smelled like coffee or chocolate, I just smell a very vague bitterness that has no real character.

The taste is extremely bland and very light. Again, no real character and to move on to mouthfeel, it's very very thin and there is basically no carbonation present.

It's somewhat drinkable because it's so inoffensive but that's not something I look for in a beer. I'll have to try this if I'm out in Oregon again but this time I was really not impressed at all.

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Photo of nlmartin
2.03/5  rDev -47.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Poured from the bottle into a pub glass.

Appearance: The beer poured black but had a amber opaqueness to sunlight. The head was almost nonexistant.

Smell: I could smell toasty roasty coffee but nothing else.

Taste: The taste had a combination of coffee and chocolate no surprises.

Mouthfeel/ Drinkability: Overall this beer strikes me as being thin and watery.

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Photo of Patriot19
2.25/5  rDev -41.7%

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2.25/5  rDev -41.7%

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2.25/5  rDev -41.7%

Photo of OCMutt
2.35/5  rDev -39.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Okay. Nothing special to write home about.

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Photo of GarthT
2.45/5  rDev -36.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A: Deep chocolate with dirty cream head

S: Medicinal, cough syrup, some coffee and roasted malt

T: Sweet and a bit sickly. Not flawed but not particularly pleasant.

M: Smooth though syrupy.

O: Not my style. Seems well enough made but there are lots of beers I look forward to drinking, this not being one of them.

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2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

Photo of KCM
2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

Photo of far333
2.55/5  rDev -33.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Dark mahogany brown, with a moderate sized tan head. Aroma has slight hints of chocolate, but no noticeable coffee. Flavor is mostly of chocolate with coffee highlights, and some roasted malt, but no hops. The surprising and overpowering sweetness of the flavor is offputting. Also, the mouthfeel is slick, greasy, and somewhat heavy. No need to come back to this one.

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Mocha Porter from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 2,904 ratings
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