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Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Stout
Newport, Oregon USA

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2292   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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
baraciisch (2215) - California, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Enjoyed as brown bear beer... Black pour with tan head... Aroma of dark roasted malts, coffee, oats, anise... Flavor is dark chocolate, lots of roasted malts, anise and hint of coffee... Palate is ash... Solid ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1466) - Oregon, USA - JAN 7, 2015
From bottle. Deep black with creamy, dark tan head. Aroma is chocolate malt shake, light smoke and roast, and oatmeal. Taste is similar, with a dark chocolate note and a pleasing grain flavor. The mouthfeel is smooth and substantial, with a long-lasting smokey chocolate finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bth122 (1324) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Bottle. Poured a black color with medium head. Aroma of roast malt, cocoa, vanilla. Medium heavy body. Creamy texture. Slight dry finish. Slight chalk. Pretty good stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jefftravis17 (29) - Forest Park, Illinois, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Nice slight chocolate hints. Good palate balancing some of the roast taste. All in all decent base version. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsporrer (41) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Pours dark brown to black with little or no head. Appears somewhat thin. It has a faint coffee smell but little flavor to speak of. There is no harsh alcohol feeling. The slight taste of flavor rolls quickly over the tongue and leaves a bitter aftertaste on the back of the roof of the mouth. Flavor dissipates quickly. Not what I was hoping for.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rodenbach99 (3461) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 30, 2014
Une grosse bouteille. Une belle robe noire avec une mousse beige. Un nez de chocolat et de café. Difficile de faire mieux. Une bouche soyeuse aux saveurs de chocolat et de café au moka. Une finale amère rafraîchissante et facile. À compter parmi les classiques.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
MissPxx (685) - - DEC 30, 2014
Punchy tangy aroma. Good dark appearance. Quite a bitter malty flavour. Wouldn't rush back. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (8633) - Illinois, USA - DEC 29, 2014
355ml bottle. Black pout, tan head. Like pretty uch any rogue beer it looks nice. Aroma is herbal with some roasted notes. Flavor is similiar, with a smooth oat delivery and a hint of fruitiness. Pretty nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sturmthis (818) - Ohio, USA - DEC 26, 2014
12 oz bottle. Black color with thin beige head. Roasted coffee aroma. Coffee and chocolate taste. Pretty good stout.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
geologyguy (895) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Huge head, got like 3/4 of the beer, smooth and malty taste, very light, mostly coffee some chocolate


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