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RATINGS: 655   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Peacehammer (622) - California, USA - MAR 17, 2012
pours a thickish black with a little chocolate head, roasty chocolate and cocoa aroma. Light mouthfeel with some chocolate notes. Nothing too spectacular.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aml42000 (622) - Washington, USA - APR 1, 2012
Excellent black beer. Opaque in appearance with a thick, tan head. The nose and palate are dominated by roasted malts. Espresso and hazelnut flavors coat the palate. Long, dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
elbernays (620) - Dublin, IRELAND - OCT 13, 2014
660ml bottle from mchughs. Pours jet oily black. Coffee lactose chocolate nose. Flavour is sweet roast malts. Dry short finish with a fizzy lift. A bit light but nice.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
asedzie (617) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 13, 2010
Bottle. Pours a bit to motor-oilish to be true to style. More along the lines porter/stout, but an excellent beer nonetheless. Medium tan head, beautifully smoky, grainy scent. Flavor is not heavy or sweet - lightly nutty, mild chocolate notes, definite background of grassy, fruity hops. Great creaminess to the palate. All around, an excellent beer, very easy to drink with just the right amount of complexity.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Stldsf1 (616) - Florida, USA - JUL 12, 2012
Pours deep and black with deep brown head. Tinge of red. Smells of deep roasted malts and coffee bean. Slight rasberry. Rich and nice ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pictoman (609) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 26, 2013
Poured from the tap. Black with minimal beige head. Coffee, chocolate and roasted malt aroma. Taste the same with lingering finish. Light body.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
robiannelli (591) - West Deptford, New Jersey, USA - NOV 3, 2010
Bomber pours black with a dark reddish brown head. Aroma is of roasted sweet malt and dark fruits. Taste is slightly smokey and roasty toasty malt, toasted biscuit, and balanced with a bitter hop resin and bitter chocolate. The body is what makes this beer, very pleasing mouth feel, almost creamy but not to full, with a smokey bitter finish. Phenominal brew

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekoerper (590) - Iowa, USA - AUG 20, 2011
Malty, chocolaty aroma, some coffee as well, slight sweet note. Pours pitch black, pretty much opaque, thin tan head. Full, rich malty flavor; chocolate and roast, coffee, caramel, moderate bitterness. Definitely a break from the traditional schwarzbier in the big malt presence and hefty body, but a really tasty beer nonetheless.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
demmbonz (590) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 15, 2012
Now this is a quality brew. Smells, looks, and tastes like an imperial stout. If you poured this blind and told me it was a stout I would have no problem believing it. I’m not going to complain about it being miscategorized, just going to sit back and sip the delicious goodness. The most beautiful creamy and velvety mouthfeel I’ve had in any beer. Super deep roasty flavors. Great job Rogue.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GMUcrew7 (576) - Mason, Ohio, USA - JAN 9, 2010
Thick jet black pour with a nice tan head. Intense roasted malt aroma, with coffee. Flavor reminds me of chocolate covered coffee beans, a bit of sweetness from the chocolate followed by the bitterness of coffee/hops. Medium smooth bodied, excellent crisp beer.


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