Chocolate Bear Stout (Rogue's Chocolate Stout) | Ezo Beer KK

no score
Awaiting 10 Reviews
no score
Send samples
Chocolate Bear Stout (Rogue's Chocolate Stout)Chocolate Bear Stout (Rogue's Chocolate Stout)

Brewed by:
Ezo Beer KK

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by donnebaby on 04-18-2004

For Trade:
View: Beers | Events
User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 8
Reviews by theWrkncacnter:
Photo of theWrkncacnter
4.2/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I purchased this beer in Newport, OR at the Rogue Brewery. They were having a "garage sale" for Columbus Day, and were selling this for 22 bucks a case, so I couldn't resist. I spoke to the guy offering tastes and he explained that it's actually Rogue's Chocolate Stout made with milk chocolate, so it's a little bit sweeter, and then branded as Chocolate Bear Beer. Well, once I saw the bottle I was completely sold and had to buy some. As far as most of the categories, it's completely the same as Rogue's Chocolate Stout, except that (surprise) it's a little bit sweeter. But don't worry, it still has that Rogue bitterness that we all love.

 644 characters

More User Reviews:
Photo of JoeAmerican77
4.05/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Purchased from Okinawa Brewing Company in Yomitan Okinawa...

A - Pours like pitch with three fingers of milk chocolate colored head.

S - Smell is fantastic, deep roasted malts, dark chocolate, anise and earthy spice.

T - Chocolate malts have a strong presence in the foreground followed by a dark bitterness and warmth from the booze.

M - Lighter than it looks, a medium body with perfect sensational carbonation and the ability to stay around after the swallow.

Overall a fantastic beer I would recommend.

 511 characters

Photo of tjd25
4.32/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice brownish head on a great black color body. The smell is fruitier than I expected, mostly red fruits. A sweet cocoa powder aroma also, that reminded me of my breakfasts when I was young(er). Taste is great. A veil of sweet citrus at first, with some notes of red fruits, and mostly an amazing chocolate flavor. The smell made me expect some milk chocolate, but the taste is all about dark chocolate, which I appreciate. Mouthfeel is floury at times, and definitely chewy with a persistent dark chocolate bitterness, but fortunately doesn't get too thick. So drinkable. A very good beer...

 592 characters

Photo of donnebaby
4.12/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer drops like black mud into the glass and holds a medium brown, slightly creamy head for the duration of the drinking. Thick lacing.

The smell is a big on high cacao content chocolate as well as a another cookie/chocolate flavor that reminds of the melted chocolate from freshly-baked chocolate chip cookies. Something of hops in the background.

Taste is predominately baking chocolate, with a medium to heavy body and a strong bitter hop finish. I expected a stronger chocolate taste from the smell--and was relieved to find it not to be overwhelming. Lively mouthfeel that kicks this wonderful sludge down the throat.

For those who love dark chocolate--this one is spectacular.

 696 characters

Photo of shigg85
4.18/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StoutBoi
3.83/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of soulgrowl
4.38/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Appearance: Deep dark black with a fluffy, nougaty, long-lasting, sticky cappuccino foamy head. Resilient and dense.

Smell: Rich chocolate truffles, cocoa powder, KitKat bars, chocolate milk, caramel, rummy raisins, fruity hops... stupendous! An aroma you can really get lost in.

Taste: Dark, bitter chocolate throughout with a breathtakingly bitter cocoa Cascades cordial finish. Light fruity notes, with a touch of citric zest to accentuate the chocolate. Solid and intense. A chocolate stout for stout lovers.

Mouthfeel: A touch thin, surprisingly clean in the finish. Smooth and chewable, and sticky on the lips and palate.

Drinkability: Hell yes. Lord knows why I don't buy this beer more often.

 712 characters

Photo of Stonepot
4.4/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Gorgeous pour, fantastic smell, but the first sip didn't blow me away. The next sip was much better. Then the next. And the next. By the end of the glass I wish I had bought about twenty of them. Sensational!! I will look for this again! And again and....

 255 characters

Chocolate Bear Stout (Rogue's Chocolate Stout) from Ezo Beer KK
4.2 out of 5 based on 8 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • BeerAdvocate Microbrew Invitational

    Join us June 2-3, 2017 in Boston, Mass. for beer, cider, mead, kombucha and sake from over 70 small producers.

    Learn More
  • Subscribe to BeerAdvocate Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.