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RATINGS: 932   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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The delicate flavor of our roasted Soba brings a nutty finish to this light and refreshing ale. A perfect accompaniment to lighter cuisine. 8 Ingredients: Malts: Roasted Soba, Harrington, Metcalf, Munich & C-15. Hops: Crystal. Yeast & Water: Rogue’s Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coas tal Water. Specs: 12º PLATO 30 IBU 75 AA 14º Lovibond


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - JUL 19, 2003
Fascinating, to be sure. And with only 8 ingredients, this could be Rogue's simplest beer yet. All he better, IMO. Nice nutty wheatiness with lemon tang, very refreshing. Moderate body. Quite bitter close, but not long lasting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BierBauch (784) - Cape Coral Waterfront Wonderland, Florida, USA - JUL 11, 2003
UPDATED: MAY 8, 2004 Interesting ale and quite different from the other Rogues I've had. This one has very strong grainy nutty aroma and flavor. I actually enjoyed it as it paired nicely with the pizza I had for dinner. Nice thick snow white head and straw colored body. Showed some characteristics of a german lager with its nutty grains. Hops also added nicely to the aroma and produced a slight bitterness. A smokiness was also present. I really enjoyed this ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bowen008 (134) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 10, 2003
Hoppy with a nutty flavor. Well balanced between the bitter and the sweet. Finish is bitter and it bites off the sweeter nose. Yeah Wheat!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (9744) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 1, 2003
This beer rocks! Clear, deep golden ale. Medium-sized, off-white head with decent lacework. The aroma is slightly fruity, sweet and rich. The flavor is of buckwheat pancakes and buttery malt. Perfectly-balanced. Medium-bodied with an oily mouthfeel and very soft carbonation. Lengthy, lightly bitter, crisp, dry finish. I'm a sucker for grains other than corn and rice. I was raised in Kansas and was led to believe that wheat was king and all other grains, especially barley, were sub-standard. I always loved, course, harsh buckwheat pancakes and I love this brew! World-class!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ravidesai (947) - Bombay, INDIA - JUN 18, 2003
hazy amber copper with as frothy bubbly head. aroma was a blend of floral hops and a musty note that I asumed was the buckwheat. malty start with a smooth tart body and a dry finish with a lingering hop aftertaste. good in an unexceptional kind of way.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TChrome (1425) - Bedford, Texas, USA - JUN 14, 2003
Well this will be the first beer I have every liked in the Spice/Herb/Vegetable category. I think that is because this is more of a wheat beer than anything else. Nice aroma of what I guess is roasted buckwheat(?). Pours up rather pale golden with a nice fluffy white head. Head is nicely retained and there is fairly heavy lacing. Flavor is sweet malt, and rather oaty. Not much hops. Rather pleasent.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wrath (362) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - JUN 4, 2003
Cloudy yellow color.Aroma is a light and hoppy.Overall well balanced flavor but nothing special. A decent beer for a wheat.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
P-tor44 (886) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - MAY 23, 2003
cloudy yellow with a slightly off white head. mellow nose. lightly hpped. sharp wheaty taste, well balanced, nothing special. lots of wheat beer flavors

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ernest (6430) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 17, 2003
UPDATED: JUL 25, 2011 Bottle. Head is initially small, frothy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is hazy medium to dark yellow. Aroma is moderately malty (toasted bread), lightly hoppy (flowers, herbs), lightly yeasty (dough), with a light note of honeydew. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. A pleasant and simple quaffer, nothing more or less.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - MAY 10, 2003
Cloudy yellow color with a lot of suspended yeast.Unclear if it was my pour or if it's just a very yeasty brew.Aroma was hoppy,sweet with a slight aroma of citrus in it as well.Lemon i believe.Very smooth brew with a definate hop tase that is mellow and non over powering.Slight lemon taste,very slight you haveto almost look for it to be there.The yeast doesn't seem to be a problem for taste it stay's away from disrupting the taste.the feel in the mouth is kind of watery thin almost as if this would be a dead brew without the hops.There is a slight hop after taste that fades some what slowly.Overall it's not a bad brew it's pretty decent but i think there are better brews like this one out there.


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