Chipotle Ale | Rogue Ales

BA SCORE
81
good
1,401 Ratings
Chipotle AleChipotle Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Chile Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
Label of 22 oz bottle:

8 Ingredients: Harrington, Klages & Maier Munich Malts; Cascade & Willamette Hops; Chipotle Peppers, Free Range Coastal Waters & Top Fermenting Pacman Yeast.

No Chemicals, No Preservatives, No Additives.

Dedicated to Spanish author Juan de la Cueva, who, in 1575, wrote of a Mexican dish that combined seedless chipotles with ale.

This ale is deep amber in color with a rich malty aroma, and delicately spiced with smoked Jalapeno peppers to give it that extra bite!

Oregon Brewed - Established 1988

Oxygen Fixing Caps - 35 IBU

Added by TastyTaste on 03-09-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,401
Reviews:
698
Avg:
3.59
pDev:
18.11%
 
 
Wants:
104
Gots:
140
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of hopheaddeluxe
2.73/5  rDev -24%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

had some kick, didn't think it would be that spicy. Overall I thought it was nasty. Not at all my style, but I figured I'd try it.

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Photo of npachl
3.95/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Aquilling4788
4.71/5  rDev +31.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I love the spicy flavor!

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Photo of dankabier1
4.1/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of jpuetz
3/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of redliner8
4.23/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jmikepow
3.56/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of headlessparrot
2.88/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Have to admit that I just don't *get* this one. It's interesting, but there's no way in which I would describe it as "world-class". And my scepticism goes well beyond my distaste for Rogue as a company, and it's not that I don't like spice (I *love* it). It may very well be an acquired taste--I get it, I love heavily peated scotch--but until I've acquired that taste, this just strikes me as gritty, earthy, smoky, and unpleasant.

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Photo of k3ve
3.93/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Natemm18
4.4/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Great beer with a great steak

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Photo of GaPeach
3.12/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kingjohnh
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jwall76
3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A nice smokiness. Wish it had a tad more heat. But still tasty.

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Photo of chris826
3.11/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

No chipotle taste at all.

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Photo of DougT
3.51/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beernuts4u
4.11/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Had on tap. Might be the end of the keg because it was rather flat and no visible carbonation or lacing whatsoever.

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Photo of Sixpoint
4.1/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FreshButterbeer
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of imfinished
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kevin72
3.35/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Brewdoo2
2.88/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jeremy3311
3/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of AMCimpi
3.18/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ummswimmin
4.13/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MisterKilderkin
2.85/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Chipotle Ale from Rogue Ales
3.59 out of 5 based on 1,401 ratings.
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