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RATINGS: 592   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
A darker version of our Soba Ale. Roasted malts provide a rich nut-laced flavor, while the 3 hops blend to provide a refreshing zest. 10 ingredients: Roasted soba, 2 row pale Munich, c-15, c-60, and Weyermann malts: Horizon, Sterling, and Cascade hops, free range coastal water and top fermenting Pacman yeast. 12.05 Plato, 30 IBU, 75.2 AA, 36.0 L

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aniela (4207) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 2, 2015
Bottle. Deep amber beer with an beige head. Roasted caramell licorice hay aroma. Roasted licorice caramell chocolate toffee flavour with some floral notes.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
aumentm (452) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 7, 2015
Wondeful beer by rogue. Has a dark look and the malt comes through in stages from caramel to the roast on the back end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jabah (394) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - APR 15, 2015
I was expecting a little more out of this beer. Was better than average, just after trying many other Rogue beers, I thought this would be somewhat better since it’s sold in 22 oz. bottles. I also watch Iron Chef and like Morimoto’s cooking style, so was curious to try this. Maybe this beer is more about the label, or is what he likes to drink? Don’t think I’ll be paying that price again. Would buy in a Japanese restaurant though if they served it. Might be better with Sushi.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BadAprilia1000 (407) - Sevierville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Pours a surprisingly clear dark reddish brown with a good off-white head. Aroma is bitter hops, malt, raisins, non-sweet chocolate, spice, fruit, citrus, bread. Taste is malty, caramel, smooth, dark bitter chocolate, hoppy, spicy, fruity, citrus. Very different beer, don’t know why everyone seems to hate on it though, I think it is a solid beer, maybe not for the price however.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4661) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 14, 2015
Pitch black with a thick beige head this soba beer has a pleasing fruity aroma with a dab of spice. The taste is decent chocolate, raisins, graham & soba spiciness. Quite a good solid black ale. I prefer Rogue’s regular soba ale but this black variant’s solid too.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
laiti (8081) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 28, 2015
65 cl bottle (5%) @ lusikka, BBE 12/2014
Aroma is rather odd, feels like some spicy soup. Some soy sauce, spices and toffee typical to English ales. Also hints of sweet licorice. Flavour has harsh malt, toffee, hay, licorice and weird spices. Finishes with some grapefruit-like hops. Not my thing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (7700) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 28, 2015
650 ml bottle. Pours a black colour with a small off-white head. Aroma of toasted malts, dark chocolate and yeastiness. Flavour of harsh grainy malts, earthiness, mild saltiness, nuttiness and bread. Light bodied and thin mouthfeel. Not my thing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tiong (6487) - Espoo, FINLAND - FEB 28, 2015
650ml bottle

Pours dark brown with a smooth head. Aroma of malts, spices, toffee, syrup, hints of roastiness and earthy notes. Taste is smooth, spicy and a bit weird with hints of earthy notes, tea, toffee, syrup and roastiness. Finish is roasty, a bit weird and spicy with hints of earthiness and syrup. A bit strange.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olio (9370) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 28, 2015
65 cl bottle (5.0% abv). Importer BBE 12/2014.
Pours dark brown color with a large off-white head. Aroma doesn’t feel very fresh, some cardboard, hay, some weird herbal notes, mild hops and fruits. Sweet cola on the flavor, lemon, some malts and grass, gooseberries on the background. Quite weird. Not really my thing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
AtronSeige (1287) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JAN 24, 2015
Aroma: Rich malt, toasty, chocolate, dark sugar, dried dark fruits, molasses. grape. Light roasty. Appearance: Dark amber, clear body. Large, light-brown, rocky head. Good retention, lacing. Flavour: Medium dried fruits, raisins. Light roasty, burnt. Light grape. Medium bitterness, medium sweetness. Well balanced, Dry finish, lingering raisins and slight bitterness. Mouthfeel: Medium body, Medium-high carbonation. Overall: Very enjoyable! Can do with a bit more body to match the style, but the taste and aromas are amazing! 660 ml bottle, poured. 23. Specialty Beer 12C. Baltic Porter

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