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RATINGS: 648   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:
15ļ PLATO, 35 IBU, 130 AA, 75ļ Lovibond


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rcasta (832) - EL SALVADOR - MAR 14, 2013
Habemus beeeeer True Muy buena y hay que pensar que un dia cadejo pudde llegar a darnos algo asi Wowowewa

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SSSteve (3755) - - JAN 16, 2010
22oz bottle. extremely black under a large dark brown head. oily pour. robust milk chocolate aroma. low hop presence. flavor is chalky and roasty with lots of chocolate. a unique refreshing palate that takes the best of both worlds(lager/ale), almost light bodied, but yet full of dark flavor. i can sort of taste a zesty lager in the distance near the finish. one of the best schwarzbierís iíve tasted.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 17, 2010
Bomber: Pour jet black with a thick fluffy brown head, rich chocolate and roasted coffee in the aroma, starts and ends bitter, medium bodied, playful carbonation, rich chocolate ending with a touch of smoke. An excellent beer.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jmohno (1063) - Iowa, USA - MAY 17, 2011
I thought it was an extremely great beer.Im not big on stouts and only have liked a few porters but havent tried a ton of porters either but this was a refreshing kind of lighter stout tasting lager.Can tast some of the tart/sour from the lager along with a good chocolate some roast some vanilla and just a nice pleasant taste from start to finish nice smooth good mouthfeel good body nice light ending with roast and chocolate. also had a milk chocolate head. I would take this over 3/4 of the stouts ive tried before.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bpreo (1547) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Lotís of delicious roasty flavors and malt. Very clean and crisp and lightly refreshing. Exceptional beer. A must try.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (2921) - 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.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 23, 2010
Off the charts black appearance - with a gigantic rocky head and oozing lace. Char on the nose with soft creaminess and slight caramel. Very roasty for a schwarz (not a bad thing), lots of charred malts and coffee, followed by a quick middle and spritzy finish with some wrigleys gum at the swallow. Lingering roast. You want to just have another taste - very seductive...and delicious.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bluejacket74 (1304) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - FEB 6, 2010
22 ounce bottle. Served in a pilsner glass, the beer pours a very dark brown color with about an inch and a half frothy brown head. Head retention is good, and thereís also a lot of lacing left behind on the glass. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate and some coffee. Taste is similar to the aroma, it tastes like burnt/charred and roasted malt, bittersweet chocolate, coffee and some hops noticable in the finish. Mouthfeel/body is medium, itís a bit creamy and is well carbonated. Drinkability is very good, itís smooth and quite enjoyable to drink. I think this brew seems more like a robust porter than a schwarzbier, but Iím not complaining at all. I think this is a pretty good brew, itís worth a try if you come across it.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ughsmash (7124) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 9, 2010
Bomber. Just about the darkest, thickest pour Iíve seen with a dense head that nearly matched it. The aroma picked up burnt black patent, chocolate, and charred, smoky notes accented by toasty barley and fresh earthy hoppage.. balance was perfect. The flavor held serve.. burnt black patent and chocolate again, this time joined by coffee grounds.. dry black pepper, pine, and earthy bitterness around.. vanilla and smoky notes rounded it out through the finish. Light-medium bodied, dry, and roasty on the palate.. well-balanced with a memorable finish. Absolutely excellent beer that couldíve passed for a porter.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hayduke (3344) - Eureka, California, USA - FEB 28, 2010
This 22 oz bomber came from Bottle Barn in Santa Rosa, CA. It poured a used motor oil black with a very large and foamy dark tan head with good sticky lacing rings. Very attractive. Nose is of roasted nuts with chocolate. Good robust body plus with smooth carbonation and very slick on the tongue. The flavor is chocolate at first and then coffee kicks in, and then as it moves to the finish it shows roasted nuts, smoke, and a little bitterness. This is a really good schwarztbier, and one of the best beers I have ever seen come out of Rogue!


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