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RATINGS: 626   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly Chatoe Rogue Dirtoir Black Lager.

Tasting Notes:
Jet black in color with a tan head, medium to full bodied, deftly balanced, seamless dark roasted malt flavors with a smooth bitterness, lingering long finish.

9 Ingredients:
Malts: Melanoidin, Carafe Special II, Black, Chocolate and Rogue Micro-Barley Farm first growth Risk malts.
Hops: Rogue Micro-Hop Yard first growth Independent and Revolution.
Yeast & Water: Oktoberfest Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.
Specs:
15º PLATO, 35 IBU, 130 AA, 75º Lovibond


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gschrade (460) - Collinsville, USA - DEC 9, 2013
I had this at Global Brew. Pours black with a tan head. Taste roasted malt, coffee. I thought this wasn't very good (don't like coffee). I wouldn't drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
strongpieman (1388) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Draft. Deep black, thick and not much carbonation... Very good overall and in all facets. Roasted but not sharp. Strong recommend.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
harrymel (1448) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 4, 2013
On tap at Manito Tap Black with little transparancy and an etched dark mirror surface accented by slightly mocha foam. Some soapy bubbles around the perimeter and center. Smells of dry toasted malts, some coffee, some dark cocoa, some soil and a little bit of almond. Nice nose. Taste is dry and toasted with a slight sweetness and a ton of coffee ground and soil character. Medium light bodied with lower carb and an appropriately dry finish. Nice beer, I hate Rogue, but this is a good Schwarzbier.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (2579) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 19, 2013
A very nice black lager. The dry aftertaste actually tastes a little bit like dirt. Opaque black, dark tan head, wonderful roasted aroma.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Inbreak (1526) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - NOV 6, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2014 19.01.2013, tap @ Mikkeller Bar:
Lett fyldig røsta sødmerik lukt med preg av mørk malt, humle, røsta kaffi, salt lakris, puffaris, brent korn, mørkt sukker, karamell. Lett fyldig sødmerik smak med preg av mørk malt, humle, syrlig kaffi, gras, røsta korn, sjokolade, karamell. Middels bitterhet som set litt. God.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RexTalionis (2119) - FINLAND - OCT 28, 2013
Bottle 65 cl, BBE 01/2014. Pours black in color with a creamy tan head. Like pouring used engine oil. Roasted malts, cocoa powder, bitter chocolate, dry wood and espresso notes in aroma. Nice combination here so far. Quite dry in mouthfeel. Coffee, loads of coffee notes actually, dark and bitter chocolate as well in taste. A brew that is very rich in both aroma and flavor. A bit of smoky notes appears in taste later on, but still the coffee and bitter chocolate notes are dominating here. Roasted malty and smoky chocolatey finish. This was a real treat, loaded with rich flavors all the way.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edgallow (1653) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 13, 2013
16 oz draft pours black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate and coffee. Taste is the malts and coffee. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BRW (628) - Barcelona, SPAIN - OCT 13, 2013
On tap at fira de la cervesa artesana de Sabadell. Black colour with brown head. Chocolate and roasted aroma. Roasted, watery taste, slightly acidic and with some chocolate and hops. Light body.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
teddybeer (2097) - Madrid, SPAIN - OCT 4, 2013
On tap @ Animal. Black colour with a creamy, dense and good lasting tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malts with notes of coffee and licorice. Flavor is toasted malts, light wood and ash with notes of licorice, coffee and black chocolate. The final has a good bodyness with notes of coffee and dry sensation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beese (1099) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2013
Draft at the Rogue Hop Farms in Independence, OR on 1 June 2013. Poured a dark, dark ruby with a dense tan head. Aromas of roasted malt, dark chocolate and black cherries. Strong coffee flavour with molasses, dark fruit and just a hint of smoked malts. Finishes with burnt malts, espresso and nuttiness. Good stuff.


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