Voodoo Doughnut Chocolate, Banana & Peanut Butter Ale | Rogue Ales

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Voodoo Doughnut Chocolate, Banana & Peanut Butter AleVoodoo Doughnut Chocolate, Banana & Peanut Butter Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Rogue Ales has again collided with Voodoo Doughnut to create Chocolate, Banana & Peanut Butter Ale! This unique artisan creation contains a baker's dozen ingredients including chocolate, banana and peanut butter to match Voodoo’s "Memphis Mafia" doughnut- a nod to Elvis' entourage

Added by UCLABrewN84 on 12-03-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
761
Reviews:
120
Avg:
2.9
pDev:
26.9%
 
 
Wants:
58
Gots:
112
For Trade:
0
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3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.4/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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2.03/5  rDev -30%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Photo of q33jeff
3.01/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 3

**
12/21/13
Not bad. Chocolate is prevalent, but not bitter like a choc stout. Banana is masked, but there. I don’t get the peanut butter. This is better than the maple bacon offering. Interesting.
**

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Photo of thinwhiteduke
3.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BlueShepard19
1.53/5  rDev -47.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.25

Photo of IdrinkBeerinCollege
3.58/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Meh....

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3.52/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Redgoatman
1.41/5  rDev -51.4%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of DaveAnderson
3.61/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Passed on this many times, but when I saw it in a store recently, I realized this was probably my last chance to try it. I've been to Portland, and I've been to Voodoo Doughnut, so I think I get the point of this series, and I respect Rogue for it, even if they don't always work.

Anyway, the beer. If you took away the banana, this would be a pretty good brown ale with chocolate. At this point, the peanut butter has faded to a hint, but perhaps it contributes to the mouthfeel. It's hard to say. But there's plenty of banana, and not in the way people often describe wheat beers or some Belgians. This is banana popsicle banana. It's partially balanced by the chocolate, but I'm not sure I like it.

I'm not sure I hate it, either. It's an oddball. I'm probably going easy on the rating, since a) I recognize that this beer is a couple of years old, and b) I appreciate what Rogue is shooting for. I'm trying to rate to a style when there is no appropriate style.

Regardless, this is wholly drinkable. Hate the bottle, though.

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Photo of Whiskeydeez
4/5  rDev +37.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.99/5  rDev +37.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +46.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Decker
4.16/5  rDev +43.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.12/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2

Photo of Jmikepow
2.81/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Eziel
3.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of spycow
2.84/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Sixpoint
2.87/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Mneme1984
2.75/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Phil-T_Phil_30
3.4/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

The blend of chocolate, banana, and peanut butter made the beer have a pleasant taste.

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2.75/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.08/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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1.28/5  rDev -55.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Don't even know where to begin. This beer is absolutely disgusting. I imagine toilet water to be about as appetizing.

Extremely artificial flavor and aroma. Everything about this beer is crap.

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Voodoo Doughnut Chocolate, Banana & Peanut Butter Ale from Rogue Ales
2.9 out of 5 based on 761 ratings.
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