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Rogue Love and Hoppiness

 (RETIRED)
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Formerly brewed at Rogue Ales
Style: Pilsener
Newport, Oregon USA

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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 175   ABV: 5.83%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A German-style Pilsner brewed by the Bride and Groom to celebrate their heritage. Prost! "A toast to love and laughter and happily ever after." Brewed on Valentine’s Day 2005 for their wedding on April 9, by Stacey Wacker and John Maier (with Brewer in the wings). Download the Love & Hoppiness style-sheet in .pdf format Brewed with 4 ingredients: German Malts, Oregon Sterling Hops, Czech Pils Yeast, & Free Range Coastal Water. No Chemicals, preservative, or additives. Noble hop bitterness dominates the aroma and taste, continuing through the finish and lingering through the aftertaste. Measurements: 14.5 Plato, 74.3 IBU, 5.83 ABV, 8.8 Lovibond ~ Unfiltered ~
Part of John’s Locker Stock


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrewDad (5328) - Olympia, Washington, USA - APR 25, 2008
Pint - Eastside Club Tavern - Olympia, WA
Aroma – Great Aroma lots of sweet hops and great malts.
Appearance – Golden yellow in color, Nice head and clear.
Flavor – A nice easy to drink beer. Was on tap and fresh. Where did they find it or wow hw did they get it. A retired beer out here in Oly. Great brewing build.
Palate – Crisp flavorful Mouthfeel, Great texture with a dry finish.
Overall – This was a great beer. I was so happy I got to try it and wow where did it come from. I will have to do some asking around. Where and how did they get this beer? Great stuff.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
heemer77 (5286) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - MAY 8, 2008
On tap at the Sanctuary in Iowa City. The body was hazy dark gold with a white head. The aroma was strong pizza type herbs like oregano and fresh cut wood. The taste has some bread crust with some grapefruit rind. There was a strange bitter finish, kind of like apple core, but not that pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 19, 2008
Draught at TDR EX: Aroma of hops, malts, and pine. Poured dark yellow (like dark urine) in color with a small white head that disappeared quickly. Very hazy. Flavor was light to medium bitter. Tastes of hops, herbs, and vegetables. Medium body. Dry texture. Average carbonation. Bitter herbal finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (4951) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 13, 2006
On tap at the Bittercreek - Pours a nice orangish amber. Aromas of malts, hops. Crisp hop bitterness and dry finish with a nice touch of fruit.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
presario (4902) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 5, 2005
Tap. Big lasting head. Light gold. Strong in your face aroma of perfume, flowers and soap. Flavour is all hops which are overly dominant. Can’t find the malt or beer under the hops.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ChainGangGuy (4750) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JAN 5, 2009
Appearance: Hazy, dull, burnished gold body with a smallish, white head. Smell: Slightly grainy pils aroma completely dominated by a floral, citric hop scent. Hmm. I’m not so sure I like where this is headed. Taste: Grainy pilsner maltiness, nearly absent of any sweetness. Floral, caustically citric pith taste. The hop bitterness goes beyond prominent, beyond aggressive even, to really make for a rather harsh drink. The finish is grainy and displeasingly bitter. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium-high carbonation. Drinkability: Excruciating and unpleasant. I dumped the remaining few ounces on the restaurant’s wall and within seconds a ChainGangGuy-sized hole had been eaten through both the dry wall and exterior bricks. This made for a quick getaway, allowing me to quickly flee the premises without paying.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - MAY 21, 2008
On tap at Capones. Pours a hazy golden with a medium creamy white head that laced. Aroma of pilsner malt, noble hops, lemon, other citrus and bready. Flavor of lemon, biscuit, greatvl fresh hop flavor, pils malt, really nice fresh hop flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - AUG 27, 2006
I had this beer at Summits, Sandy Springs. Light colored. Nice hop aroma. Crisp, dry flavor. It has a long lasting hop bitterness that stays on the palate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - MAY 15, 2005
Poured a hazy gold with a thin but long lasting white head and plenty of lacing. Malty aroma was slightly sweet with a touch of earthy and perfume hop. Beer was served a too cold and more aroma came out as it warmed. Flavor of caramel malt with a good amount of hop finish. Medium bodied and dry finish.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DialSquare (4201) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 30, 2011
tap at fermentation lounge - yellow w/ bright white - pungent grain malt aroma, not in a good way, chicken soup vibe - taste is grainy as well - not sure if this is a bad batch, but not for me - not choking down, but close. 5.8/10


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