Mocha Porter | Rogue Ales

BA SCORE
87
very good
2,887 Ratings
Mocha PorterMocha Porter
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-16-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,887
Reviews:
1,368
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
11.6%
 
 
Wants:
125
Gots:
404
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,887 |  Reviews: 1,368
Photo of craigbelly
4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Lane_in_ID
3.92/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kkubek
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jamie_Newman
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gshak
4.12/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Purchased a single 12 Oz bottle from Total Wine; not sure if there was a bottled on date, didn't look closely enough.
A- extremely carbonated. I vigorous pour yielded about a palms width of head, with a combination of tight small and large bubbles. The head receded slowly leaving an impressive lacing.
S- not sure if coffee was one of the ingredients, but I did get a whiff of coffee on the nose. Very nice Porter from the smell of it.
T - excellent Porter through and through. Coffee starts off the taste, sweetness follows with roast and balancing hop bitterness. Very tasty brew.
O - a very enjoyable brew that is both widely available and reasonably priced.

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Photo of sunsjammer
4.02/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Drunkie
1.88/5  rDev -51.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of AngEo
3.21/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of travelguy
4.27/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of robebo44
3.71/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beginner2
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Listed in the "1001", my notes are cryptic except that it is dry, but not bitter. Let's do a review upon another tasting.

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Photo of Trbtodd
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CraftBeerCellar-SpaCity
3.57/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

You can always count on Rogue ales for a good brew. Here you have a dark beer that pours with a thin foamy head. Aroma is roasty with hints of mocha. Taste is rich with roasted malt. Overall, this isn't my favorite of Rogue's lineup, but it is pretty awesome, nonetheless.

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Photo of BeerAndFilm
2.5/5  rDev -35.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of JacobusFavier23
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

L-Pours a dark brown color with a small frothy head that bubbles and hugs the side of the glass. Interesting appearance.
S-The smell is very mellow, yet with this mellow aroma I get quite a bit of notes of coffee. After the first initial draws I get a faint aroma of banana as well.
T-I taste bitterness from the roasted hops and it follows greatly with the slight flavor of coffee. The flavor really follows the nose. As the beer warms the flavor gets more complex.
F-Medium bodied. Frothy and full in the beginning. Hearty feel.
O-Everything about this porter is very good and I enjoyed drinking it! It is extremely complex and may be one of the most solid porters I've ever tried. Delicious coffee flavor mixed with unique bitterness makes this porter stand out. You will like it for sure.

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Photo of beertraveler08
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JamminJay1986
3.38/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of scap
4.3/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I really like Rogue beers, (with the exception of the chipotle ale), and this is no exception. While this isn't my favorite Rouge beer, that title goes to the Shakespeare Stout, it is very well done and enjoyable to drink.

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Photo of tfsimpkins
5/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of wuthrichj15
4.14/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Some coffee aroma. Pours dark, creamy looking. Drinks pretty easy. Coffee, malts, a little hop, chocolate taste. Nice light body. Pretty easy to drink.

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Photo of Sk8sean86
1.75/5  rDev -54.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of mmmbeer89
3.33/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Whoa!? Am I drinking a porter or an IPA? It says porter which it has hints of but this is more an IPA style than porter for sure. It's not a bad beer but it is misleading.

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Photo of northos
3.55/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Mocha Porter from Rogue Ales
3.88 out of 5 based on 2,887 ratings.
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