Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Porter
Newport, Oregon USA


on tap

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RATINGS: 2375   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   IBU: 54   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Ruddy brown in color, a bittersweet balance of malt and hops with a light cream finish. 12 Ingredients: 2-Row, Munich, C120, Chocolate, Black, Kiln Coffee & Rogue Farms Dareô & Riskô Malts; Rogue Farms Rebelô & Libertyô Hops; Free Range Coastal Water and Pacman yeast.
"Let us give praise to our maker and glory to his bounty by learning about beer." - Friar Tuck

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - NOV 11, 2004
poured a dark brown/black color which seemed to trap light. Nice thick tan head which reduced to a skin on top of the beer. Srtong choclate and cofee notes in the aroma. flavor was initally bitter and rich in coffee nots finish was mildly sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjg74 (2953) - La Mesa, California, USA - NOV 9, 2004
Pours very dark in color. A nice rich chocolate aroma. Flavor is bitter off the bat. Strong roasted malt flavor. Chocoalte and coffeeabound as well. Very nice rich porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Doppelganger (1388) - Dry County, Arkansas, USA - NOV 8, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 13, 2005 Nice warm black pour. Moderate amount of carmel brown head. Burned carmel and chicory aroma. Pleasantly mouthfilling with a somewhat astringent finish. Dark roast grain tastes up front, followed by a strange progression of tastes, very like dissolving a bit of dark Valrhona chocolate on your tongue. Very bitter, but then slowly resolving into something very fine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorbalev (3000) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 7, 2004
Bottle. On its own, this is a very satisfying porter. Much sharper in taste than the Shakespeare Stout, with a very assertive body for a porter. Lots of rich chocolate and roasted flavours and the classic rogue hop taste in a dark brown body. Surprisingly I got very little coffee flavours or aroma out of this beer. My one big problem though, is that after having this, the chocolate stout, and the Shakespeare stout over the weekend, I find that they are all much too similar in taste to each other. The chocolate stands on its own, and the Shakespeare Iíve rated before, so I suppose my disappointment is being reflected in the score for this. Good, but change it up a bit Rogue.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - NOV 7, 2004
Heavy on the coffee, but donít drink for breakfast. A good night cap if there ever was one.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hmright (101) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - NOV 5, 2004
Coffee brown, with a tinge of red when held in the light. Way to bitter of an afterthought. Sweet teasing smell, but this one packs a mouthful. Very soft start with a harsh ending. Day-old-coffee-still-on-the-burner taste, with that awful lingering bitterness that i cant get rid of except to take another drink...and another. Big fan of the Porter, not a big fan of my first Rogue experience.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - NOV 4, 2004
This is a deep, dark brown porter with a slender brown head. The aroma is of roast chocolate, coffee, and a whiff of anise. Thick, creamy mouthfeel. The flavor is of burnt coffee, bittersweet chocolate and cherry counterbalanced with an orange rind hoppy bitterness. Itís got a dry finish with a coffee aftertaste. Interesting brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DarkElf (3051) - La Jolla, California, USA - OCT 29, 2004
UPDATED: OCT 30, 2004 (22 oz bottle, $3.85) Iím enjoying this solid, well-made porter, but itís not quite blowing my socks off. Roasty, chocolate flavors abound in this moderately bitter and very hoppy porter. Itís lightly sweet up front, with an assertive, bitter, roasty finish. One of the few porters where I can actually taste a strong hops component, which frankly, Iím not all that fond of in a porter. Dry, medium body, leaning more toward the heavy side of medium, so this is not one of those chewy porters. The mild nose combines some light chocolate aromas with a bit of yeastiness. The color is very dark brown, almost black. Medium tan head rises to an average size on the pour, and shows pretty solid retention for a few minutes, but gradually is reduced to a thin ring. Just a smidgeon of lace is left on the glass. Thereís a serious amount of sludge in the bottom of the bottle.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
eraserhd10 (226) - new haven, Connecticut, USA - OCT 23, 2004
A wonderfully rich, heavily malted porter from the brewMASTERS at Rogue. A deep, dark brownish color with a tint of mahogany. A sweet, biting upfront flavoring with the obvious hints of coffee and blackcherries. The taste opens up to a more floral sweetness backed-up by a slight orange peel earthiness. Full finish. Great Beer!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
savannah (37) - columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 9, 2004
Coffee and chocolate flavors. A little thin on the mouth feel for a Porter. Black-brown in color. Sweet aroma, but no noticeable coffee notes.

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