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RATINGS: 2353   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Ebony in color with a rich creamy head. The mellow flavor of oats, chocolate malts, and real chocolate are balanced perfectly with the right amount of hops for a bittersweet finish. Chocolate Stout is brewed with 10 ingredients: Northwest Harrington and Klages, Crystal 135-165 and Beeston Chocolate Malts, Cascade Hops, Rolled Oats and Roasted Barley, Natural Chocolate Flavor, Free Range Coastal Waters and PacMan Yeast.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ChrisBeest (43) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - FEB 18, 2002
Absolutly the best chocolate stout on Gods hopped earth

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
greenclansman (881) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - DEC 24, 2014
Amazing black color...nice chocolate aromas, super strong flavors, sweet aftertaste and a bit unpleasant finish,but still a great nightcap beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
liquidhedonism (185) - Beaverton, Oregon, USA - DEC 24, 2014
22 oz bottle. Aroma: roasty, malty, and chalky, with hints of chocolate, bread, and dirt. Taste/Palate: creamy and slightly sweet; finishes astringent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (964) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 21, 2014
500ml served in a snifter glass. A: Pours a brown color forming a medium to small beige and bubbled head that dissipates quickly leaving only very few spotty lacings in the glass. S: Strong notes of chocolate and cocoa in the nose. Sweet. Strong notes of roasted malts, chocolate malts, crystal malts, oatmeal. Milky hints. Flowery hops in the very end. T: Slightly sweet upfront. Strong notes of chocolate, cocoa, roasted malts, chocolate malts, crystal malts, oatmeal. Creamy and milky. Earthy notes. Good bitterness. Good mix of hops and roast bitterness. Great bittersweet balance. M: Creamy body. Medium to low carbonation. Cocoa in the aftertaste. O: Great drinkability. [ BA Review @ 01/02/2014 ]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Salmoniform (1004) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Poured from tap to glass. Dark hue with creamy brown head that settled. Aroma is chocolate, toffee, caramel, roast. Mouthfeel is nice with a medium body and crisp Carbonation. Taste is sweet with a slight astringent bitter following. Overall this is a nice brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (6724) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle as chocolate Bear Beer Bitter. Rich dark and milk chocolate nose, vanilla, caramel. Black with a pretty brown head. Tasty dark chocolate flavor, dry but a bit milky, nicely bitter finish. Medium body, jsut rightl this is damn good stuff. Good bitterness last a long time.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ellery (28) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 14, 2014
Wow have had this from the bottle many a time just had it on tap and it is so amazing!! Bitter Belgium chocolate all over, dessert beer of champions!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danielyabu (1252) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - DEC 13, 2014
large frothy light brown head. flat black thick body. fair lacing. mostly diminishing. aroma: waffle, chocolate, chocolate icre cream, malt. if: light bitter sweet (chocolate). ff: moderate bitter light sweet; long duration. palate: light medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, metallic finish. toques de café permeados por chocolate amargo. final de trufas. 75s

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (274) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 12, 2014
Black color with a bit of an amber-brown highlight and beige small head. Aroma is coffee and cocoa beans. Taste is cocoa at the beginning, milky feeling, and then there’s bitterness kicking in with a dry coffee finish. Very well-balanced, one of the better Chocolate Stouts!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Foffern (1301) - Bodø, NORWAY - DEC 12, 2014
Bottle at home. Has a black colour with a beige head. The aroma is dominated by cocoa, coffee, chocolate truffles and burned wood. The flavour has more roasted malt, ash and chocolate in the background. Has a slick and silky mouth feel. A fantastic dessert beer. Nicely roasted and filled with chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
YigSvartka (107) - Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
Opaque black. Minimal head. Pungent chocolate, roast, malt, caramel and vanilla aroma. Thick, creamy and smooth. Absolutely delectable. Chocolate, caramel, roast, vanilla and malt all coalesce and formulate a wonderfully smooth and complex flavour that finishes with a mildly bitter hoppy/roast taste. Rogue continues to supplant its competitors.

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