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Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Stout
Newport, Oregon USA

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RATINGS: 2172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Rogue’s Shakespeare Stout is ebony in color, a rich creamy head and a mellow chocolate aftertaste. It is made from Northwest Harrington, Crystal, and Chocolate malts, roasted barley and rolled oats, along with Cascade hop.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mmahut (615) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 17, 2014
Pours in black body with frosty brown head, quickly disspearing. Aroma has roasty, light chocolate notes, light vanilla. Taste is light roasty sweetness, medium noble bitterness. Body us light, medium carbonation. Not sure why so overrated, palate is far from complex, body just light.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hazelnut_brown (4) - - MAR 16, 2014 does not count
Amazing stout, rich, creamy, and thick. Hints of nuts, grains and roasted coffee. If you like Stouts and Porters, you're gonna love this. If you want to share, buy a couple bottles because you're gonna want to drink a bottle to yourself!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkam (46) - POLAND - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a decent head, nice lacing. In aroma mainly roasted, coffee notes with a hints of hops. In taste coffee, dark chocolate, more hoppy notes than in the aroma. Medium bodied, medium, soft carbonation, bitter aftertaste. Very good stout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ed5388 (1725) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 14, 2014
22oz bomber from Lacey Liquors. Pours pitch black with a small creamy mocha head. Aroma of cocoa powder, coffee, burnt malts, caramel, and some alcohol. Taste of ash, dark chocolate, burnt coffee, and some caramel in the aftertaste.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mark_Eck (233) - - MAR 14, 2014
Draft. Pours black. Aroma and taste are chocolate, coffee, and some malty sweetness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tectactoe (1167) - Michigan, USA - MAR 14, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 18, 2014 Bottle: Jet black, no color, topped with a huge, dark-tan head made of fine bubbles that lasts for seemingly days; chunky lacing left behind. Aroma full of sweetness & roasted grains... small dose of ashy, leafy hops bite the nostrils. Light cocoa powder, smooth cut oats, & a current of creamy sweetness that ties everything together. Deep, robust flavor of heavily roasted malts, nuts, wood, bittersweet cocoa nibs & cocoa powder, & a hint of bitter espresso bean on the very back end. Strong hop presence; earthy, leafy, mildly floral, acting as a good malt offset. Nice creaminess from the oats, which are flavorful in the aftertaste. Lasting, lightly hop-bitter, earthy-cocoa finish. Might be the best beer I’ve had from Rogue.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DCLawyer (1312) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 11, 2014
Bottle->snifter. Black with small lite brown head. A: coffee, chocolate, malt, toffee. Rich. T: same, with pronounced chocolate malt. Deep and good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ColovianTrader (190) - - MAR 9, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 10, 2014 Always a good choice. Roasted dark chocolate, light coffee, cream and toasted oats. Not the most complex flavors, but great flavors nonetheless.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (5386) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 5, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein schwarzes Bier mit schöner bräunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, Schokolade. Geschmack sehr röstmalzig, angenehm cremig, schokoladig, erdig.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hag14 (81) - Hafnarfjörður, ICELAND - MAR 2, 2014
On draft at the icelandic beer festival. Aroma of some coffee and oatmeal. Lacked more character and the body was too light.


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