Double Chocolate Stout
Rogue Ales

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Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States
American Imperial Stout
Ranked #966
Ranked #2,555
4.22 | pDev: 10.19%
Sunday at 01:00 AM
Aug 03, 2010
Double Chocolate StoutDouble Chocolate Stout
Notes: 10 Ingredients:
C120, Chocolate and Rogue Micro Barley Farm Risk™, Cascade and Rogue Micro Hopyard Revolution Hops, Rolled Oats, Honey, Natural Chocolate Flavoring, Rogue's Pacman Yeast and Free Range Coastal Water

50 IBU
74 AA
135º Lovibond
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Rated: 4.34 by jchanley from Illinois

Sunday at 01:00 AM
Rated: 4.35 by Jcreek from Illinois

Sunday at 12:59 AM
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Reviewed by MonDak_Joe1953 from Minnesota

4.18/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
16oz can. Can bottom is stamped 'PKG DATE 1/20/2023'.
Black colored body, with a mahogany back lit edge. One thick finger of tan head, which lasts until it becomes a thin cap and high ring. Leaves behind some horizontal patterns of lacing.
Aroma is roasted malts and fudge-enhanced chocolate.
Taste introduces some coffee bitterness from mid to late in the profile. Rich chocolate and vanilla are strong. Has a long lasting aftertaste of sweet black licorice, coated with chocolate.
Introduces in the mouth as thinner for feel, but then quickly expands to a creamy and fuller mouth feel. No alcohol burn. Good carbonation.
Dessert beer with good depth of flavor.
May 01, 2023
Rated: 3.71 by 22Blue from Kansas

Mar 23, 2023
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Rated by RJLarse from Washington

4.21/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Pours a black color with a thick tan head. Everything about the beer is chocolate. It's like a thick chocolate soda, with 9% alcohol.
Mar 19, 2023
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Reviewed by UWDAWG from Washington

4.16/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Poured from a 16 ounce can into a snifter.

Look- Black, opaque, plentiful visible particulate at the edges, medium brown frothy head, average lacing, above average head retention.

Smell- Cocoa, toasted oats, medium strength of scent.

Taste- Toasted oats, cocoa, medium strength of flavor.

Feel- Between medium and full body, silky, average carbonation, moderately bitter, moderately creamy, mildly mouth warming.

Overall- Look was deep black with visible particulate and above average head retention. Bouquet and flavor were medium in strength showcasing a pleasant, but simple flavor profile of malt and cocoa. Feel was between medium and full body with mild mouth warming and moderate creaminess. Overall this was an enjoyable experience, but the bouquet and flavor profile were too simple.
Mar 11, 2023
Rated: 4.23 by dms1767 from Nebraska

Oct 19, 2022
Rated: 1.92 by stephenlee93 from England

Sep 23, 2022
Rated: 4.92 by RoyalKaiju

Sep 12, 2022
Rated: 4.45 by MutuelsMark from Kentucky

Sep 12, 2022
Rated: 4.12 by FrancisM12 from New Jersey

Jul 31, 2022
Rated: 4.75 by Beecham from California

May 28, 2022
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Reviewed by pianoguy from Washington

4.34/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
16 Oz can. Canned 11/17/21. Poured into a pint glass

Pours a solid black body with a khaki head. Good retention. A couple of rings of thin lacing

Malt forward scent is chocolate heavy. Very sweet. Nestles milk chocolate leads off with German chocolate cake notes. A little barley or possibly oat notes are present as well. Overall scent is very prominent.

Taste follows. Sweet nestles chocolates. Taste is reminiscent of the nestles chocolate quick from my childhood

Smooth full feel fits the style...

... but what is the style? Beer with adjutants ? A "malt beverage"? There was so much chocolate added in the brewing process that at times this was more like drinking a cholate drink then a beer.
That said, I did enjoy it and will probably get it again. The interesting thing is that I detected absolutely zero (of the 9%) booze in the scent or the taste. Whatever this is I like it!

Taste is sweet
May 16, 2022
Rated: 4.28 by fiveiron from Minnesota

May 12, 2022
Rated: 4.33 by tjb27 from Minnesota

May 12, 2022
Rated: 4.17 by einman from Minnesota

Apr 29, 2022
Rated: 4.28 by Happyyb from New Hampshire

Apr 09, 2022
Rated: 4.16 by TheItalianStallion from New York

Mar 20, 2022
Rated: 4 by mpenske from California

Mar 04, 2022
Rated: 3.6 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 21, 2022
Rated: 4.38 by o29 from Texas

Jan 30, 2022
Rated: 4 by rfreed from Washington

Jan 25, 2022
Rated: 3.87 by BLarson31 from Minnesota

Sep 06, 2021
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Reviewed by Roguer from Connecticut

3.98/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Excellent head production and good retention; nice lacing. Nose is roasty and chocolatey even from a distance. A bit sharp and metallic up close, with additional notes of cola, molasses, and prune.

Really lovely blend of the palate: chocolate, nuts, roasted malt, espresso, toast, caramel, molasses, cola, prune. Plenty of chocolate, but it's not overly sweet, walking the line between a flavored imperial stout and a dessert stout.

Full bodied but lively. Drinks a bit easier than the 9% ABV.
Aug 01, 2021
Rated: 4 by NickMunford from Wyoming

Jul 15, 2021
Rated: 4.97 by KrissyKat6 from New York

Jun 30, 2021
Rated: 4 by Patches826 from Massachusetts

Jun 03, 2021
Rated: 4.5 by Abstractspirit from Rhode Island

May 26, 2021
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Reviewed by Ernald_Elbertson from Delaware

4.74/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
Usually I reserve such high scores for Barrel aged stuff, but man, this is among the best stouts that haven't spent time in a barrel.

Look: Brown head, even darker than most stouts. Impressive and looks more like hot chocolate than a beer.

Smell: Big notes of dark chocolate, almost like smelling a chocolate bar or maybe coco mix. Sweet and bitter but luxurious

Taste: Follows smell pretty closely, this stout probably incorporate chocolate better than any other, save the Founder's titans like KBS and CBS. Extra impressive is the flavor you get out of this at "only," 9%. Old Rasputin, at the same percent, tastes like a Guiness in comparison to this beer (no hate to Ol Rasp, still one of my favs). Despite the massive chocolate flavor, it toes the line well between dessert and beer. I never felt like this was TOO sweet like many adjunct stouts leave you feeling. Notes of coffee as well, though what good stout doesn't have that.

Feel: Again, really surprised at how full and rich this stout is without any barrel age. Though not *quite* as thick and chewy as a BBA Stout, it manages to get close without even hitting 10%, quite a feat if you ask me.

This beer is great with some cookies or brownies along with it if you are really craving that chocolate taste. On the other hand, it isn't so sweet that drinking it alone is nauseating. Great job by Rogue, will absolutely pick this up again if I have the chance. Another big selling point is that it isn't quite as expensive as a BBA stout but still scratches that itch for me.
May 04, 2021
Rated: 3.94 by mattmarka1 from Minnesota

Apr 23, 2021
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Reviewed by cjeep from Pennsylvania

4.24/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
canned 12/27/20, consumed 4/17/21. It has held up well. Not the best in this class but a worthy offering.
L: Drinking from the can - it's a nice one.
S: nice and chocolaty.
T: working for me. chocolate with some bitterness.
M: creamy, rich. nice.
O: what can I say? it's working for me.
Apr 18, 2021
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Reviewed by Troy-Hawaii from Hawaii

3.59/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Bought a single 16oz can $4.50 Village Bottle Shop
90 Days old
Smell of rich chocolate, followed by cola
Dark black color
Heavy, creamy mouthfeel
Medium-high carbonation
Taste of alcohol hits me first, then black coffee, chocolate,
Overall good, not great. I like high ABV beers that hide their alcohol, but this one has the alcohol upfront on every sip. Once you get pass that then its good so overall I think there are a lot better ones out there so probably won't buy this again.
Apr 03, 2021
Rated: 4.12 by Rainintheface from Florida

Apr 02, 2021
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Reviewed by chitoryu12 from Florida

4.18/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Look: Opaque, very dark brown verging on black. Two fingers of thick chocolate milk head with excellent retention.

Smell: Milk chocolate, cherries, marshmallows.

Taste: Very chocolatey, with a bitter undertone that fades into an earthy bitter finish.

Mouthfeel: Full and creamy, with decent carbonation.

Overall: A nice stout that gets a bit too bitter at the end to recommend it as a dessert beer, but still good to try.
Mar 27, 2021
Rated: 4.07 by Taenim from New Jersey

Mar 23, 2021
Rated: 5 by Gubblecote from New York

Mar 09, 2021
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Reviewed by DefenCorps from Oregon

3.72/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Passed on bottles at $15 a pop for years until this was available at $3.50/pint can. Score! Canned boxing day, 2020.

A very dark brown with a dense , brown head with excellent retention and lacing, this looks great. The nose has a lot of chocolate, though not in a pastry way. Instead, it's toasty, creamy, sweet, with some vanilla, milk chocolate, a touch artificial, maybe? Mild roast. The palate opens with mild roast, a moderate cocoa, mildly burnt, rather heavily toasted with a fruity yeast flavor. Lots of milk chocolate. A definite yeast flavor is present. Deying, vegemite like flavors linger on in the finish. Solid
Mar 06, 2021
Rated: 4.03 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois

Mar 04, 2021
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Reviewed by BB1313 from Ohio

3.57/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Canned on 12/26/20. 16oz can poured into a tulip. Pours almost black; khaki head that fades leaving great retention and sticky lacing. The aromas are malt forward. Hints of cocoa and chocolate. The aromas are mild overall. The chocolate really comes through in the flavor department. Lots of dark chocolate to give it a nice little bitterness. Hints of vanilla and marshmallows in the mix. Some roasted characteristics. Mild hints of coffee. It's more bitter than sweet. Malts do their thing. Alcohol is well hidden. Mouthfeel is full-bodied with moderate carbonation. It's interesting because it almost feels thin one second and then it's fluffy and creamy the next. Either way it's just fine. This beer is dangerously drinkable.

This is a solid imperial stout. It might not be super flashy, but they did a really nice job of showcasing the chocolate. I really like their regular Chocolate Stout although I haven't had it in a very long time. I think they do the original justice with this version. It's enjoyable. Not bad at all.
Feb 14, 2021
Rated: 4.39 by entenduintransit from Tennessee

Feb 14, 2021
Double Chocolate Stout from Rogue Ales
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