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RATINGS: 920   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

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikevid (11) - - MAR 20, 2013
Subtle wine-like smell. Average oam. Clear-ly filtered. Refreshing as opposed to heavy in taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (5051) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 20, 2014
22oz bottle. On close out at Party Source for $5.50 or so. Poured into a jar-type pint glass. Mildly hazy, mostly clear orange amber color. Good thin, kind of rocky half-finger off-white head, with good retention. Medium-bigger body. Kind of crisp, light to moderate strength carbonation, a bit of a sharp texture to it, though. More dry finish. Kind of a bigger citrusy hoppy aroma to it. Pretty spicy. Some caramel malt, some orange creme, and some wet cold noodle flavor. Not bad overall, aside from the bit of papery oxidization... More noticeable in this pilsner than in the black version I had last week. Moderate to bigger bitter taste, minimal sweet. Pretty dry. Bitter like an IPA/DIPA, tastes like 70+ IBU. Solid stuff to slip on slowly, but the age is showing a bit here, considering how hoppy this seems to be... Black version is drinking much better at the moment. I’m surprised at how assertive this one is... A little rough to drink on it’s own, but very nice to wash my sandwich down with. 6/4/7/3/13

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (2208) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 1, 2014
650ml bottle from Appellation Wines. Memory banks rate. Partly because I never felt so ripped off before! Shit. That was a lot of money, for a very average beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
AgentAle (424) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 29, 2014
Aroma is citrus hop, clove, bread and yeast. Taste is bitter with some yeast notes and a slight tang. Hazy gold body with a head that retains ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hop_Hedonist (179) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAR 11, 2014
This ale is all about personal preference - will be polarising - no doubt in my mind this is another high quality Rogue brew - well done fellas - interesting taste - kinda soapy but pleasantly so - probably something I’d try once a year like all the Rogue range - some I’d drink a lot and others occasionally, like this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcoDL (1562) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 8, 2014
Fresh, modest beer with a soft taste of grain and malt. Has some fruits as well.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Benzai (6440) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 1, 2014
Draught @ Beer Temple. Slightly unclear orange golden color, small white to off-white head that leaves fair lacing. Smell and taste malts, sweet grains, straw. Weak body, average to medium carbonation. Meh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewBoxer (1769) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 26, 2014
Bottle T morimotos restaurant. Pours a tan color with a nice spicy taste with coriander and malt. East drinking and flavorful. Not bad ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (2586) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 15, 2014
Poured light reddish amber with a disappearing frothy off white head. Aroma of heavy, sweet fruit and caramel malt. Medium body, flavour is lightly sweet berries and a dry, bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
samsmith33 (317) - - FEB 9, 2014
Aroma Is very faint, touch of wheat. Golden clear color, no head to speak of, but some fizzyness at the surface. Taste is light, but nutty. Very crisp. Tasty. Another nice Rogue beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
AbbeyRoade (259) - Missouri, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Eh. Kinda strange. Slight fruity hop barnyard aroma. Taste is initially toasty, nutty and moves to kinda of sour pilsner-esque yeasty ale. Not that good.

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