Beard Beer | Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
37.7%
Liked This Beer
3.54 w/ 475 ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TheSixthRing on 07-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,903
Reviews:
77
Ratings:
475
Liked:
179
Avg:
3.54/5
pDev:
14.41%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
100
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 475 |  Reviews: 77
Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.74/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The appearance was a decent hazy orange to amber color with a one and a half finger white foamy head that lasts for about a minute before it gently died. There was some light lacing trying to grace the sides of the glass. The smell, actually kinda reminded me of a tripel as there was a decent amount of spicy to sweet Belgian spices to malts. I like it. The taste took those Belgian spices and gently allowed a nice sweet apple-flavoring take over. The aftertaste was slightly spicy and sweet and so was the finish. On the palate, it sat right at a medium on the body and showed a decent sessionability running about it. The carbonation seemed good. Overall, interesting beer. Now what else are brewers going to do in this day and age to create new beers. The "invention wheel" can only be stuffed so much.

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Photo of Lagerquestrian
4.18/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RichieRich1812
3.39/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Timtac
3.16/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kaseydad
3.6/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

American wild ale? Hmmmmm.

Tastes very much like a belgian influenced saison. But that might be from the stuff falling from the dude's beard. On the fruity side, bready, with a bit of light hops on the swallow. A tad funky but not on the harsh side.

Just ho-hum for me.

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Photo of Everydayoff
3.77/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On-tap served in a pint glass at Dog in Yard, Bangkok.

Slight hazy golden amber color, it tops with very thick fluffy white head that stands with great retention. The head slowly sinks to everlasting foamy crown along with plenty of sticky lacing patch on the glass-side, rather high carbonation with lots of bubbles pushing up fast.

Mild fruity aroma reminds me of pear, apple and kind of berries, all these aromas are nicely mingled with sweet crackery malt and a note of honey. A bit of funk and a bit of cooked veggies too.

The taste is quite similar to the aroma which is quite balance between all of the following flavors; start with mild fruity in kind of pear, apple and berries then some yeasty funk and slight acidic as well as honey and sweet crackery malt. Not much of bitterness to speak with, only just a subtle touch at the finish.

Medium body with moderate carbonation that is good enough to carry its body and generates semi-smooth mouthfeel yet refreshing feel, dry finish.

Some part of this reminds me of Belgian Blond Ale like mild fruity ester and honey notes (must be from that beard yeast!). Interesting and not bad at all.

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Photo of q33jeff
3.42/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

**
11/25/14
Aroma is yeasty. Appearance: Cloudy dark yellow color. Belgian wang, but otherwise tasty. Not like eating a man’s beard. Banana like, squash like. Medium carbonation. Shared with Mike D and Russell."
**

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Photo of Gagnonsux
3.72/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ottoj55
3.59/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Hazy and yellow with a small white head, fades but never disappeared. Smells like a saison, a wild ale, a brett ale, strange. Tastes slightly sour, a little funky, a bit fruity. Crisp and dry finish. Unique, at the intersection of several styles.

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Photo of kojevergas
2.87/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

On-draught @ Rogue San Francisco.

C / AVERAGE

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Photo of BeerWithMike
3.81/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KGilmour
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of patre_tim
3.8/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Copper with a little haze, a moderate amount of slow rising bubbles, and a finger of white head.

Very lager-ish, with hints of apples, pears, Belgian pale ale-esque phenols. (I can tell what his beard's been brewing:)).

Totally follows the nose. Very light and lager-ish with Belgian pale ale phenols, apples and pear juice. It ends with hints of bananas, and an adjunct lager dry cardboard quality. A little bitterness but not much. Pale malts all throughout it.

Medium light body, medium to high soda pop like carbonation.

As much as I expected but more. Feels a little gross to drink the contents of some guy's beard. Almost a queasy awkward closeness to a person you don't know. I love beards. Love my beard. Hail to the beards! CNX July 17th, 2016.

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Photo of derekgw123
3.2/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Suds
3.62/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

So, I have to admit that I was apprehensive about this beer. Something about beer, made from beard yeast, seemed offsetting. However, it's not half bad. Mostly clear gold in color, with a two finger white head, the beer is attractive. The smell is fruity, like apple and citrus peel, and the taste is moderately tart. Some sweetness, that really comes out in the mid-taste through the finish. Medium-full in body. Earthy. Not bad.

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Photo of leefx
3.77/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaketaz
4.03/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Barnoloid
3.52/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shawnspl
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CBrodbeck
3.11/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of calcnerd
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mikebu
3.83/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of IckyT2012
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MacStinson
4.41/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Beard Beer from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 37.7% out of 100 with 475 ratings
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