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RATINGS: 1140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Dedicated to Spanish author Juan de la Cueva, who, in 1575, wrote of a Mexican dish that combined seedless chipotles with beer: Chipotle Ale is based on Rogue’s Oregon Golden Ale, but delicately spiced with smoked chipotle chile peppers. Deep golden in color with a tight head, rich malty aroma, delicately smooth and crisp flavor, and subtle chipotle chili finish. Formerly known and packages as Mexicali Rogue, Chipotle Ale is created from Northwest Harrington, Klages, and Maier Munich Malts; Willamette and Cascade hops; and Smoked Jalapeno (Chipolte) Peppers. Chipotle Ale is targeted for spring release and available in a 22-ounce bottle and on draft. Blend it with Rogue Chocolate Stout and create a Mole’ black and tan!

Measurements: 12 degrees Plato, IBU 35, Apparent attenuation 82, Lovibond 23

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2010

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ home.

Clear medium amber orange color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, smoke - rubber notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, peppery - jalapeno finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100815]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (40864) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2008
22 fl oz bottle. Pours almost golden orange with a lacing white head. Woody, spiced and light smoked aroma. Flavour starts smooth malty and gains a slight vegetable note with a mild burning chili finish. Finish is slowly increasing in burning intensity from the chili.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34690) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2006
A hazy amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of caramel, but also lighter notes of alcohol and old fruits. The flavor is malty with primary notes of caramel, leading to a dry end. The chilis tickles the tongue, but the body is thin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (26202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2006
Bottle. Hazy orange brown coloured with an off white head. Aroma of malts, caramel, dried fruits and chili. Sweet flavour of malts, caramel and chili.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2006
bottled. Hazy orange/amber colour with small off-white head. Grassy aroma with flowery hops in it. Flavour is caramel, slight leathery hints and hops. Lots of spices in aftertaste. Wellbalanced, quite watery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 16, 2006
(On tap) Unclear, light brown with an off-white head. Spicy, malty nose. Medium body with sweet, caramelish touches and some roasted accents - somewhat Bock-like. Rather hoppy finish. Appears inspired by German and Belgian brewing traditions - and then spiced with Mexican peppers. Truly an innovative brew. 280306

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (23725) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 24, 2005
Bottled (as Rogue Chipotle Ale). Clear reddish amber. Grapefruity aroma with just a hint of chili. Medium bodied with firm, rounded mouthfeel. Contrary to every other chili beer I’ve had the chipotles just adds to the smokiness to the hop character, and plays a part. The burning sensation is there, but in a controlled way. Where other chili beers goes over the top and becomes painful to drink, this beer stays balanced nd drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (23363) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 6, 2007
Bottle. Pours a clear amber colour with a longlasting off-white head. Malty aroma with some smoky hints. Also some hints of chili. Smooth malty flavor with some skoky hints. Spicy chili in the aftertaste with some bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (21897) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 22, 2010
Bottle in a Field at Cropredy ... copper ... thin off white lacing ... smokey peppery ... very chipolate nose ... light fire pepper in front ... light smokey ... light toffee malt... light pale ale malt .... just very chipotle

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (21675) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 20, 2011
Draft at the brewpub in Portland. Deep dark amber color. Aroma of scotch. Taste has smoked malt and bacon. Interesting.

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