Mocha Porter | Rogue Ales

BA SCORE
87
very good
2,880 Ratings
Mocha PorterMocha Porter
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-16-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,880
Reviews:
1,366
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
11.6%
 
 
Wants:
122
Gots:
399
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,880 |  Reviews: 1,366
Photo of WritersBlock
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DaKur
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Markus98
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Kromes
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pitch black with a thick tannish colored head. Great lacing down the glass.

S: Chocolate, coffee and roasted malt with a little bit of a hop presence.

T: A nice sweet roasted malt and coffee flavor up front. As the beer passes over the tongue, the grassy hop flavor and bitterness comes through to balance out the sweetness of the malts. The finish is excellent as the chocolate flavors emerge and last quite a while.

M: Good feel too it. Not overly thin like some other porters.

D: Very tasty and well crafted beer. It has a light feel too it with full flavor. This is a very drinkable beer.

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Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Lupe
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours black with a reddish hue, thick coffee colored head, and nice lacing. Roasted aroma with hints of dark (bittersweet) chocolate and coffee. Could be fuller bodied, a little less on the tounge then expected. Different flavors hint you on the first sip, roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, hop citrusness. Finishes dry with some hop bitterness and a nice aftertaste. Another quality brew from the boys and Rogue!

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Photo of Bill69
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of jasonjlewis
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into my pint glass. Thick frothy head and a nice dark brown color. Lacing is great.

I could smell that signature Rogue aroma as I was pouring the beer. Nice chocolate and caramel notes come out. I am liking this mocha porter so far and I haven't even tasted it yet.

Taste is sweet and the malting is thick. Nice chocolate and caramel malts balanced by a chocolate flavor. Hops provide a compliment to cut the sweetness. I taste a little undertone of tofee.

Mouthfeel has a slight creaminess and a moderate carbonation. Finishes a little dry. I would like a tiny bit less carbonation to bring out the creamienss more.

I often get confused as to what beer I'm having if I am doing a blind tasting, but somehow rogue has such a unique signature on its beers that I can always recognize it as a rogue beer. I wish they sold this beer in lubbock, but I doubt they ever will because the rogue stock we do have is old and never gets rotated. I would buy the shit of it but I know it will be horrible.

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Photo of TexasZach
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Jameswoody
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of zdk9
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Pours with a small head that sticks around for a while. The color is just this side of midnight, only showing a touch of brown on the top and impenetrable to light.

S- Smell is weaker than the taste (not really unexpected so I guess I mean it's weaker than I wish it was). Cocoa powder, raisins, and chocolate covered espresso beans form the primary scents

T- The cocoa and raisins are joined by a stronger coffee taste. Very faint hops which blends really well into the bitterness of the malt. Aftertaste is bitter, like I need some sugar in my coffee. But altogether a very comple taste.

M- Pretty smooth, but not at all heavy.

D- The strong aftertaste limits the drinkability of this beer a bit in my opinion, though the complexity of the flavor overcomes this for the most part.

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Photo of crob3888
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jjmj51
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bmaxtothemax
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of BeezNeezy22D
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of threedaggers
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Eastside151
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of CanisMajor
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Gregg03
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of mportnoy
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of donmonkey1
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours dark brown/black with a nice frothy tan head that has nice lacing.

Smell: Roasted toasted malt and nuts, caramel, touch of chocolate.

Taste: Just like the smell but not too sweet (which I like).

Mouthfeel: Nice astringent bite, watery.

Drinkability: Full of flavor but drinks as easy as water. There's no overwhelming hops or heaviness, it's not too sweet, and easy to drink as much of this great beer as you want.

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Oakenator
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark brown with a hint of opacity when held up to light. Some head but disappates to a small rim around the glass. A bit of lacing. Aroma is dark malts laced with some chocolate. Flavor is a quality porter with a hint of darker chocolate but more subtle than anticipated. Still good beer.

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Photo of IrishFrenchman
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Mocha Porter from Rogue Ales
3.88 out of 5 based on 2,880 ratings.
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