Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Stout
Newport, Oregon USA


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RATINGS: 2324   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Rogueís 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TBone (14267) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 30, 2006
Bottled@RBESGí06. Almost black opaque color, small tan head. Coffee beans in the nose. Roasted, coffeeish, long roasted aftertaste. Nice balanced stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (14263) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2011
Almost black with a big and lasting brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and chocolate. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and roasted rather bitter finish. 221011

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (13676) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 23, 2011
A: Pours essentially black with a dense, creamy tan head. Nice sticky lacing to go with it. S: Tons of roasted malts on the nose with a strong earthy hop aroma. Plenty of bitter dark chocolate and cocoa powder as well. Not much sweetness, maybe some burnt sugar. T: A moderate level of bitterness with lots of earthy hop flavor to go with it. Cocoa powder and bitter, bakerís chocolate are definitely there. Quite a lot of roasted malt flavor as well. M: Medium in body with a moderate level of carbonation. Was expecting a bit more silky mouthfeel, though. D: Like a lot of Rogue beers, this is good, but not amazing and not really worth the price they charge.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (13600) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 6, 2002
very solid and full - deep black colour, and deep chocolate and mocha notes. Long, hoppy finish. Complex and delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (12983) - DENMARK - JUN 2, 2011
Bottle from FOneFan. Almost black with small light brown head. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, bitter, hops, notes of liquorice and a little sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (12913) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2014
Keg at Rogue, PDX, 12/11/14. Last beer in OR on this trip! Dark mahogany brown with a decent light tan covering that retains well. Nose is roast malt, toffee, light cocoa, grain, vanilla. Taste comprises chocolate, light roast, light metallic notes. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, light roast in a semi drying close with hoppy backnotes. Ok stout but really struggling to see why this beer carries a score of 3.86 !!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (12634) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2007
Botlle. Black colour with a light brown head. Aroma is hop, burned, coffee. Flavour is hop, burned, coffee, chocolate. Very hoppy and burned coffe, but i like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (12596) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 6, 2008
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2008 Note: Fooled again by Rogue; this was for a bottle of Rogue Warrior Ale: Itís back. Bottle from Sondra. The blue band is red, and the rising sun is gone. The blue trim on the vest is now red - so itís a two color label - three if you count white. Opaque brown color with a decent tan head. Smells of citrus hop, darker malt, and coffee? Medium plus body with chewy carbonation. Flavor is smooth toasted malt, deal of coffee, and arguably a bit of hop. Putting this in as an APA seems to have been ok in the beginning, but Itís a stout now. So Iím putting it in two places, and the admins can delete whichever rating they choose.
Earlier Rating: 7/19/2007 Total Score: 3.8
Bomber. Something of a mocha aroma. A nearly opaque brown color with a persevering tan head. Full bodied, moderately carbonated, nearly creamy. Starts with coffee, moves to near burnt malt. Sort of causes twinges in the mouth. Thereís not a great deal of bitter, and the smooth finish is mostly toasted malt. Itís very good stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
argo0 (12346) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 10, 2002
Wonderful beer. Sweet coffee aroma, roasted malt flavor, with hint of chocolate and coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12314) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 27, 2003
UPDATED: APR 3, 2004 Bottled version tasted: Black beer with very thin head, bubbly with a hint of chocolate.

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