Outta Line IPA
Rogue Ales

Outta Line IPAOutta Line IPA
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American IPA
Ranked #2,439
Ranked #14,652
3.92 | pDev: 7.65%
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States
Very Good
Outta Line IPAOutta Line IPA
Notes: A bright honey colored West Coast IPA with an enticing fruity aroma. Flavors of tangerine and mango up front and a balance of malt sweetness and bitterness to finish.

At the very core of Rogue is the idea of getting outta line. That is to say you don’t need to follow the plan laid out in front of you, you don’t have to fit in and you don’t have to follow the crowd. We brewed this IPA as a reminder that there is no limit when you have the courage to stand out. Available year round, Outta Line IPA is a bright honey-colored West Coast IPA with an enticing fruit aroma.

Malts: 2-Row, Munich, GWM Brūmalt & Wheat
Hops: Zeus, Mosaic, Simcoe & Rogue Farms Rebel
Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.
Reviews: 23 | Ratings: 73
Photo of VoodooBear
3.87/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Presentation: 12 oz. can with the canning date printed on the bottom. Served in a pint glass.

Appearance: The thick, rocky, bone white, two finger head stays around for a while and leaves behind a thin foam layer and lots of patchy lacing all over the glass. It's a hazy, bright honey color.

Smell: Tropical aromas of grapefruit, orange and pineapple hit the nose first. They're followed up by some herbs and a hint of fresh pine.

Taste: It's juicy and fruity to start with some citrus flavors taking up the most room. A mild bitterness comes through in the aftertaste as well as some sweeter grain notes.

Mouthfeel: It's smooth, medium to light bodied and mildly refreshing with medium low carbonation.

Overall: A very good, well balanced IPA that's easy enough to drink due to the low bitterness. There's nothing special to write home about here, to be honest, but there's nothing bad to say about it either.

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Photo of Suds
3.91/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From a can, this brew is a cloudy amber orange color with a thin off white head. The aroma is perfumy with fresh hop scents and a little hidden fruit. Flavorful taste....lots of hop flavor and a bit of underlying malt. Full body and drinkable.

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Photo of Vasser40
4.27/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is a gorgeous looking beer. Pours a gorgeous orange color with a nice one finger head. The aroma and the taste show a great amount of restraint for a Rogue beer as I feel some of their stuff is way over the top. A beautiful scent of tropical fruit followed by a similar taste. A nice balance on the back end. Very well done.

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Photo of WoodBrew
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I got a can of this off the single shelf from my local Giant Eagle. It poured a hazy amber with white head that is leaving a spotty lace. The scent had faint citrus peel notes. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink with tropical fruit peel presence. The mouthfeel was medium in body with good carbonation. Overall its a solid beer.

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Photo of hreb
3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz canned on 03/28/2019. Pale brass in my pint glass, with a thick load of off white head. Aroma has a classic pine hop AIPA profile, and the flavor carries through with a sharp line of sap. Malt plays a bigger role here than it ordinarily would in a NW IPA -- there's a definite Munich character -- think Octoberfest but with a much drier finish.

The can simultaneously claims this is a "West Coast" IPA, implies this is an unconventional beer, and aligns the flavor profile with Tropical and Citrus, while proposing to pair it with sweet foods like crab, bruschetta, and apple pie. I disagree with most of this. It is, however, an unconventional NW IPA, owing to the unusually strong malt flavors.

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Photo of Mindcrime1000
3.76/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a single-serving can into a tulip.

Pours orange honey gold with moderate head and lacing. Slightly hazy.

Tropical aromas meet dank hops and a touch of booze. Somewhat muddled.

The flavor is more distinct but a little boozy and burned for the ABV. Mango and pineapple meet dank and resiny west coast hop flavor.

The mouthfeel is medium and has good carbonation and finish.

Well intentioned and flavorful but this brew has both booze and hop burn going on.

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Photo of Reidrover
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. can from a six pack bought from Roth's in West Salem. OR.
$8.99 a six.
Its been ages since i bought a Rogue product so here goes.
Pours a nice clear coopper/amber colour body wth a luscious creamy thick off white head,
Good strong fresh hoppy aromas..floral, piney and a wee bit dank. Good.
Taste similar but more on the pine/spruce area..though some bitter citrus shows nicely. Malts are strong and chewy.
Great mouth feel..well carboonated yet interesting..semi dry bitter end.
Overall a super nice traditional PNW IPA ..thank goodness!

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Photo of mactrail
3.86/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This pours a very lovely shade of orangey amber with a creamy pile of foam in the tall Stout snifter. The aroma is woody with a touch of mango. Some orange peel in the flavor. It's all very clean and slightly lemony. Just fruity enough with a modest bitter aftertaste.

This is one of the most restrained and elegant brews I've ever had from Rogue. NOT trying to be out of line, apparently. From the 12 oz can purchased in northwest Washington.

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Photo of UWDAWG
3.41/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 ounce can into a pint glass.

Look- Medium amber, cream colored frothy head, average head retention, slightly below average lacing, no visible sediment.

Smell- Bready, boozy, piney.

Taste- Bread, malt, piney, slightly citrus.

Feel- Medium body, slightly below average carbonation.

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Photo of Spikester
4.34/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Clear gold with three fingers of bone color head. Rings and splotches of lace appear as the head drops.
Tropical fruits orange and sweet bready malt.
Taste is piney bitter tropical fruit with a modest malt support.
Mouthfeel is medium with good carbonation. Finish is dry and bitter.
Overall an easy drinking West Coast IPA. Well done Rogue!
Canned on date: 12/13/18.

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Photo of NeroFiddled
4.19/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Rogue Ales "Outta Line"
12 fl. oz. can, coded "11/15/2018 15:02"51" and sampled on 03/18/2019 09:43:01
$2.49 @ Total Wine & More, Cherry Hill, NJ

Notes via stream of consciousness: Nice looking label with great artwork. I'm not sure what a penguin with a jet-pack has to do with a tropical IPA but maybe that's where he's headed, off to a tropical beach somewhere. It's poured a very hazy orange colored body beneath a finger-thick head of creamy white foam. The aroma is indeed tropical with notes of pineapple, orange, mango, grapefruit, and pine. It's bright and enticing. The flavor follows with more grapefruit, more of a tangerine than an orange note, similar mango and pineapple, and a touch of papaya before the pine rises in the bitter finish. How many IBUs is this? 66, yeah, that makes sense. Some grainy and lightly caramelish malt comes through as well and makes a supportive base for the hops. It's really quite nice; it's lively. In the mouth it's medium bodied and crisp. Looking back, the head held well and there's some very nice lacing left behind on the glass. I'm pretty impressed. It's a great west coast IPA that manages to be a little bit original. Well worth trying for fans of the style.
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Photo of oberon
4.21/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours into a standard pint a chill hazed lighter amber shade with a half finger white head atop that settles into a soapy-like mass.Citric with a nice hefty resin quality to it in the nose,love the old school things going on here.Citrus fruits hit upfront on the palate then a resiny sharp element takes over over top of a sweetish biscuit dough base,the resin and pine becomes more assertive as I drink more.Good job here for Rogue yeah they put a little more tropical fruitiness in the beer for the new age but stay true to the old school roots with the resin and pine flavors,love it!

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Photo of Wasatch
4.02/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. Can
Canned On: 11/26/2018

Poured into a Trillium glass a pretty nice hazy dark golden orangy color, with some pretty nice carbonation, with a pretty nice thick/creamy one-finger plus off-white head, which also leaves some nice sticky lacing behind. The nose is hoppy, malty, with a nice citrus complex (orange, tangerine, grapefruit, mango), piney. The taste is hoppy, malty, with a nice citrus complex (orange, tangerine, grapefruit, mango), piney. Medium body, ABV is hidden nicely, with a dry/bitter finish. Overall, a tasty brew.

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Photo of barnzy78
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can, date stamped 11/26/2018. Creamy ivory head caps a caramel colored ale. Fruity aroma with citrus, pine, and caramel malt. Bold hop forward flavors of orange, grapefruit, pine, tropical mango, and a decent grainy caramel malt backbone. Medium body, resinous hop oils stick to the palate; finish is dry and bitter.

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Photo of tone77
3.67/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has an orange color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of citrus, some pine. Taste has stronger pine than the aroma indicated, a bit minty, citrus is in the background, moderate bitterness. Feels medium/full bodied in the mouth and overall is a quality beer.

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Photo of puboflyons
4.02/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From the 12 fl. oz can dated 12/13/2018. Sampled on January 29, 2019.

It pours an attractive looking amber-orange with a fading white head and lacing. Decent clarity.

The aroma emits a bountiful character of citrus and floral hops and a lower profile grainy malt sweetness.

Medium mouthfeel.

A sweet introduction to the flavor that is quickly overtaken by a citrus and bitter bite at the end. An IPA I could drink more than once.

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Photo of Sabtos
3.4/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a pretty classic, clean West Coast IPA, with notes of spicy dank pine resin that's slightly ruggy and catty--I don't imagine this getting better with time. A touch of cracker in this crisp medium bodied, semi-dry ale is far in the background.

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Photo of biboergosum
3.62/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz can - could they be anymore American, by suggesting apple pie as one of the food pairings?

This beer pours a clear, medium copper amber colour, with three fingers of puffy, rocky, and mildly bubbly eggshell white head, which leaves some decent cirrus cloud pattern lace around the glass as it evenly sinks out of sight.

It smells of gritty and grainy cereal malt, some orange, red grapefruit, and lemon citrus peel, a further indistinct tropical fruitiness, and plain earthy, weedy, and resinous piney green hop bitters. The taste is bready and crackery pale malt, muddled domestic citrus rind, some faint pineapple and kiwi exotic fruity notes, and more understated leafy, herbal, and piney hoppiness.

The carbonation is adequate in its palate-supportive frothiness, the body a so-so middleweight, and mostly smooth, with a chill creaminess evolving as things (sort of ironically) warm up a bit around here. It finishes trending dry, the hops outpacing the flailing malt.

Overall - yeah, this one just doesn't have the oomph factor that I expect from a West Coast IPA, but this is Rogue we're talking about, and there is always a sort of 'hit or miss' thing with them. Anyways, not a bad brew, but not one I would ever grab a sixer of when the situation calls for it.

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Photo of hophugger
3.97/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I have come to the conclusion that most people either hate or love Rogue. Doesn't seem to be much middle. I like Rogue and all they do. The only thing I don't like is the lack of canning/bottling dates.. Anyway, this beer pours a golden-yellow color with foamy slightly off-white head with big bubbles. Aroma is really full of pineapple with a back of orange, malt and hop citrus goodness. Taste is full of overripe pineapple, orange and other tropical fruits with a nice hop harshness around the edges that produces a good balance. Mouth feel is light with a smaller amount of citrus and a bigger focus on the hops. Malts are present but take a back seat. Very nice West Coast IPA. Well done again, Rogue !!

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Photo of superspak
4.13/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce can into tulip glass, canned on 11/26/2018. Pours slightly hazy deep golden amber/light orange color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense and fluffy off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Nice dense soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Fantastic appearance. Aromas of big red grapefruit, tangerine, lemon, peach, pineapple, apricot, passion fruit, papaya, mango, honeydew melon, guava, berries, citrus peel/rind, peppercorn, pine, honey, toasted bread, light caramel, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops and bready malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big red grapefruit, tangerine, lemon, peach, pineapple, apricot, passion fruit, papaya, mango, honeydew melon, guava, berries, citrus peel/rind, peppercorn, pine, honey, toasted bread, light caramel, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness. Light-moderate pine, citrus peel/rind, herbal, floral, grassy, peppery bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of red grapefruit, tangerine, lemon, peach, pineapple, apricot, passion fruit, papaya, mango, honeydew melon, guava, berries, citrus peel/rind, peppercorn, pine, honey, toasted bread, light caramel, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Awesome complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops and bready malt flavors; with an awesome malt/bitterness balance, and no lingering hop astringency after the finish. Light-moderate increasing dryness from lingering bitterness. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately creamy/bready/sticky, and lightly resinous/rindy balanced mouthfeel that is great. Minimal warming alcohol for 6.9%. Overall this is an awesome IPA! All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/fruity/tropical/earthy hops and bready malt flavors; very smooth and pretty refreshing to drink with the mellowly bitter/resinous/drying finish, not aggressive. Awesome Columbus, Mosaic, Simcoe profile. Very juicy, vibrant, and fairly dank/earthy hop complexity; with a nice bready Munich malt backbone. Mild residual sweetness with lingering resin dryness. A really enjoyable offering, and impressive style example. Feels very Midwest, rather than West coast to me; but delicious regardless.

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Photo of jwc215
3.89/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz. can - Canning date of 11/26/2018:

Pours golden yellow. A creamy white head leaves lacing.

The smell is of citrus with some tropical fruit and a floral/piney touch.

The taste is of general citric and tropical notes. It has a bready backing. Slight touch of alcohol shows. Medium bitterness in the finish.

It has a smooth, medium body.

An enjoyable hop-forward West Coast IPA that has a strong citric, tropical fruit character.

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Photo of BB1313
3.51/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Canned on 12/7/18. 12oz can poured into a tulip. Pours golden with nice clarity; fluffy white head that falls leaving great retention and sticky lacing. The aromas have some citrus along with some floral notes. Some caramel. Malts are there. The flavors have some orange and grapefruit going on. Some fresh grass. More caramel. There's a subtle sweetness going on. Moderate bitterness. Malts do their thing. Alcohol goes unnoticed. Mouthfeel is medium-bodied with moderate carbonation. It's very fluffy, slightly creamy, and easy to drink.

This is an alright IPA. It's not flashy and has an old school vibe going on, which isn't a bad thing at all, but it personally doesn't do much for me in this specific case. It's still not bad though.

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Photo of Bitterbill
3.96/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On draught at Frontier Brewing and Taproom.

Pours a slightly hazy gold with a small head of foam with some lacing.

Nose consists of grapefruit citrus, hint of tropical fruit, little bit of dankness so it's probably going to be fairly bitter.

Yep, bitter from the grapefruit, tasty bits of tropical fruit, pineapple, toasted malt.

Fine mouthfeel.

Good brew.

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