Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Stout
Newport, Oregon USA


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RATINGS: 2300   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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JCW (1276) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 26, 2002
Smell and taste the bitterness of the roasted malts. Dark in color, with a bit of a coffee after taste. Good stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sixpack595 (13) - USA - DEC 26, 2002
To be honest, I didn’t want to like this beer. Not a big fan of stouts, and wasn’t impressed with previous tastes of Rogue beers. Beer poured a nice deep black with lots of chunky tan head. Great lacing, and good head retention. Theres a definite hop aroma with a bit of malt and coffee. Taste is as the scent would suggest, but the hops get pushed back. Its a good thing its in a 22oz bottle, because it gets better as you go. Clean finish with a bitter, but thin aftertaste. I like it, I will be trying it again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - DEC 23, 2002
Beautiful dark roasted grain and chocolate nose. Similar flavor--very dry. I got absolutely none of the piney hops I hear about here. And I thought that was exactly what was missing. Will try again, without fail.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
herbstress3 (221) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - DEC 22, 2002
Very smooth and silky, beautiful frothy head. Great looking, smells just as good and tastes even better. I can always trust the Shakespeare.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
groovinhigh (170) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - DEC 21, 2002
As good as Stout’s get... a meal unto itself. One of the few beers that everyone should try!! What every stout aspires to be...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - DEC 21, 2002
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2003 22oz Bottle in Bar: Poored with a proper tan head. Minimal lacing, but sensational pitch black color. Taste was phenomenal, very smooth creamy taste with stout chocolate and coffee flavors. Tastes of a fine sweet stout. Highly recommended.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HarmonKill-a-Brew (407) - Wilmar, Arkansas, USA - DEC 21, 2002
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2006 Not bad, but didn’t live up to the hype. Another over-hopped micro...I think I will stick to Guinness, Murphy’s, and Beamish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
khayman70 (154) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - DEC 19, 2002
Very nice stout. This is what I think of when I hear the words - sweet stout. Very nice sweet rich flavor complimented by the faint bittering hops.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
slimjim (106) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 17, 2002
Wow, that is a good stout. Dark black in color. Sweet chocolate flavors and aroma. Nice balance of hops. A very good beer!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - DEC 13, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 11, 2003 Wisps of chocolate in the aroma. Nice oily texture balances the bitterness. Absolutely wonderful. Terrific dry stout with bitering hops and a hnt of chocolate. Very nice.

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