Rogue Farms OREgasmic Ale | Rogue Ales

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Rogue Farms OREgasmic AleRogue Farms OREgasmic Ale

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Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed using 100% OREGON Ingredients. Micro Barley Farm first growth Dare™ & Risk™ Malts; Willamette, Sterling, and First Growth Micro Hopyard Revolution Hops, Pacman Yeast and Free Range Coastal Water.

40 IBU
76 AA
6º Lovibond

Added by Brad007 on 06-14-2010

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Ratings: 566 |  Reviews: 190
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of RoyalT
4.08/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance – This is a beautiful, muddy brown in color with just the slightest hint of orange. The head exploded out of the bottle but once settled became a nice, lingering, off-white pillow top.

Smell – The hop profile is modest but shows some depth and the lightly toasted malt provides perfect balance. There are some really nice citrus notes in here. Everything smells high quality.

Taste – The hops really come on strong at the taste. This is a more like an AIPA than an APA. The malt backbone though is no joke. The big, semi-sweet caramel and toasted bread keep the big hops in check.

Mouthfeel – This is the biggest APA by far I’ve ever had. It’s damn near full-bodied and oily slick in the cheeks. There’s a big bitterness to this one as well.

Drinkability – This is a serious big beer example of a classic American style. It went down very well but a full bomber will take a while to consume.

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of thadbme
3.43/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Rogue OREgasmic Ale

A: Pours a very nice looking burnt orange with about a half finger of head. Lookks to have medium to heavy carbonation. The hops in this must be lively as there is a lot of action on top of this beer. Its a "good looking" beer from what I can see so far. Slightly reddish in the light.

S: Has a fruity nose to it, nothing like a lambic, but laced with some smells of the malt. I almost want to say an orange and a banana smell, with the banana being more relevant. The malts are subtle, but they smell nice. This doesn't have a heavy alcohol smell to it at all, smells more like a fruit punch or something rather than a beer. Up to you if that is your thing. I think its interesting in a good way, but would depend upon the mood.

T: Its bitter and hoppy up front, the bitterness more present than the hops. Just a hint of the fruit, but this is borderline IPA territory. Its definately spicy in addition to the hops, almost a peppery kind of taste as well, but I dont believe this is blended extremely well. Having a hard time picking out the fruit, when you first take a sip seems like it is there, but the bitterness takes over followed by the hops, and then the spice.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation, not a super easy beer to drink as its carbonation is a little much.

O: I'm glad to see a brewery trying to make their own beer with things that they produce. Its a nice touch, and definately something to be proud of, but I don't really care for it so much. I won't pick this one up again, but if they produce another beer that is purely with their own material I will try a different flavor.

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3.06/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Hugely hoppy. Looks nice with the orange amber color and exemplary lacy foam along the tulip glass. Mouth feel is also delightful, at least until the bitterness takes over. Starts with a warm glow of malt and then the flash bomb of hops goes up. Extremely bitter. Very odd aroma of wet dirt, compost, old barn. Murky aftertaste.

I truly think the IBU stats listed must just be a wild guess. This one bores right into that hop receptor and hits the "Salivate" button. It's even more arrogant than the more well known bastard.

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Photo of nitro0292
3.83/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured a rusty and cloudy red-orange with one finger's worth of ecru head. Very good retention indicates lots of hops. So far so good.

Aroma is of sweet fruits (peach, pineapple, mango) and some caramel malt. Not a typical pacific north west aroma, but appealing.

Taste resembles a weak DIPA past its prime as it presents a good balance of malt and hops, with malt carrying the day. An adequate bitterness supports the malt and lingers on the finish to dry out the palate. Solid.

Medium bodied with a creamy texture. Hop oils coat the mouth a sting just enough. Carbonation is on the lower end, but adequate.

Label says "Orange-amber in color, malty aroma, spicy fruity hop flavor with a solid malt background and lingering finish." This is exactly what it is.

Wish I had it a little bit more fresh. To me this is more of an amber ale than an APA, but a solid brew nonetheless.

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3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Clear amber body with a moundy light tan head. Excellent patterns of lacing left behind.

S - Smells just like whoppers candy in a pine forest.

T - Pine upfront with a a hint of grapefruit zest, the malt is bold but very clean. The malt provides white and brown bread flavors and it holds sturdy while laughing in the face of the green hops. Mint and green hops comes through on the finish.

M - Medium firm body, creamy, finishes dry.

The malt is the driving force even with a solid pine, herbal, green hop profile. I noticed more mint than fruit and the body and finish were very smooth and enjoyable.

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3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On Tap

Churchill's Pub & Grille
San Marcos, CA

Clear orange and amber with a thin near-white head. Lines and spots of lacing left down the glass. Very pretty.

Subdued and mild aroma. What's here is nice enough, though it's extremely bready and pretty simple. This is nicely balanced with a bit of earthy and grassy hop aroma and a touch of caramel sweetness, but the aroma is very muted and somewhat faraway.

A very bready pale ale dominated by pale and crystal malts and a touch of caramel sweetness. Moderate bitterness and very drinkable, though extremely simple.

Medium bodied and ample carbonation.

A very simple, bready, slightly sweet pale ale.

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3.47/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Rogue Chatoe Oregasmic Ale

Pours a cloudy orange color. Aroma of floal hops and sweet malt. In the taste, nice tropical hops, bitter and somewhat fruity with notes of mango, pine and citrus. Medium bodied feel, crisp carbonation. Good hop flavor for a pale ale. Overall, a flavorful brew, would have again.

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3.79/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

bottle poured into a cheater pint. dark amber color, minimal head but gobs of lacing. caramel and pine wrap around the tounge. alcohol is surprisingly warming on a chilly summer night. a nice beer, perhaps one I will look for again perhaps on a cold dreary winter night.

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4.65/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A-dark cloudy amber with a thin but stable cream colored head. good lacing.

S-smells like a tamed west coast IPA. tropical fruits and hops. medium strength

T-comes in with a unique peppery herbal hoppiness. the taste along with a good bitterness lasts awhile. there is a great tropical fruits flavor that goes along with this. both flavors make up a good after-taste. this is a great and unique beer.

M-creamy medium to low carbonation with a semi dry finish

O-extremely impressed with this one. me being impressed with a rogue beer happens about once a year and today is that day. this might be the best APA i've ever had. i love the tropical aspect to this. its even better than some of my favorite IPAs.

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Rogue Farms OREgasmic Ale from Rogue Ales
3.77 out of 5 based on 566 ratings.
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