Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Stout
Newport, Oregon USA


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RATINGS: 2223   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
boto (1854) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - JAN 15, 2003
Very dark, with a tan head. Big taste with lots of chocolate in the nose and taste. Very full, chewey taste. This is an excellent stout!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (8036) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 9, 2003
UPDATED: SEP 26, 2012 Pours pitch black with no light passing through. Dark brown head of medium size. Very roasted, chalky aroma, with hints of amaretto. Very rich tastes, with emphasis on the back of your tongue. It’s a rough tasting stout, and works very well as a marinade, particularly for salmon fillet. One of my favorite stouts, though at times can be a little musty.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Verne (262) - Enumclaw, Washington, USA - JAN 9, 2003
A rich Aroma and full palate makes this beer a favorite of mine.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
morebier4me (140) - New York, USA - JAN 6, 2003
Pretty good but perhaps one of the most over rated beers from Rogue.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
iwantalambic (1478) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 6, 2003
Thick black, lingering light brown head. . .rich roasted malts, dark nuts and chocolate. . .there are times when words don’t come to my mind to describe how great something is, this is a time like that -> Fantastic stout!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Uglyradio (791) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - JAN 4, 2003
Pours a jet black color with a big brown head. Strong aroma of malts, hops, coffee, and chocolate. Flavor is heavy with malted barley, roasted coffee, and mild hints of chocolate. Very thick and rich, with just enough hop presence to accentuate the malts. Excellent stout, and one of my favorites.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kwoeltje (2232) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - DEC 31, 2002
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2003 Smoky malt aroma. Khaki head. Fairly bitter, but hops balanced by roasted barley flavors with hints of coffee. I would have called it a porter if I hadn't seen the bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 30, 2002
Near balck opaque liquid with a thick dark tan head. Aroma of dark chocolate and mild coffee. Flavors of mocha, dark chocolate and coffee. Bitterness sensed from both the hops and the malt. Decent balance. Quite smooth on the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cartoonkhaki (1220) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 30, 2002
This is wierd I have a bottle of the Rogue Wild Irish Stout and it directs me here to Shakespears Stout.... I looked at the ingredients and they are both the same. So Here I am rating this brew. As Shakespear. THIS STOUT IS GREAT!!! It happens to be one of the finest Stouts I have ever tasted!!! I cant see through it when I hold it to the light. The head is a dark brown golden colour. With bitter coffee flavors. This is amazing stuff. I would recomend it!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Suttree (5144) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 30, 2002
Yumtastic Stout here. Deep brown, almost black, and a sturdy, dark tan head. Coffee flavors dominate, but there is a persistant hop presence (It is a Rogue Beer, after all).

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