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Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Stout
Newport, Oregon USA

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RATINGS: 2205   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.


flylikeabanana's rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
flylikeabanana (178) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 14, 2013
On tap at Pete's. A black pour with a frothy, retentive light brown head. Good lacing. Aromas of sugary malt and coffee. Taste is oatmeal, espresso, and a semisweet chocolate finish. A well balanced, albeit bitter stout.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dlbeer (726) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Bottle at brewfest. Dark pour with tan head. Smells of chocolate, coffee and oatmeal. Nice oatmeal sweetness with slight bitter finish. Very good

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrodooo5 (946) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Lovely black pour w/ a big mocha head that leaves a bit of lacing. The aroma has some nice chocolate notes w/ a hint of some roasted bitterness. The taste is richly full of chocolate upfront & finishes slightly thin w/ some bitterness. This is another fine offering from rogue!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
g_georgiou (166) - CYPRUS - JUL 13, 2014
Dark body with a tan head. Chocolate malty aroma with coffee notes, woody, licorice. Taste is sweet, with some dark chocolate bitterness. Long almost dry finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewTom (234) - - JUL 12, 2014
Dip your nose in bitter chocolate before submerging your whole head in deep, smooth chocolatey heaven. The oatmeal shines through to make it feel like you are licking velvet. Rated by BrewTom

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Luvystypotables (555) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Aroma of chicory and coffee, ebony colour with a lasting well laced brown head. Taste of espresso and chocolate with a watery feel and a mildly bitter palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lele (89) - ITALY - JUL 10, 2014
Buona rappresentazione di una classica stout. Colore nero impenetrabile e schiuma abbondante e persistente, dal colore un po’ più chiaro di quello di un cappuccino. Al naso si percepiscono chiaramente le classiche note tostate. Non va bevuta appena tolta dal frigo, si percepisce quasi esclusivamente solo l’amaro. Dopo, in bocca, si avvertiranno meglio le note chiarissime di caffè e cacao amaro, con un retrogusto amaro inaspettatamente poco accentuato e che non persiste molto dopo la fine della bevuta. La si sente scivolare bene sulla lingua. Man mano che la si beve, la si gode (a differenza, purtroppo, di tante altre birre!).

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiercepanda (513) - Missouri, USA - JUL 8, 2014
A black beer with a small brown head. The aroma is roasted malt, coffee, vanilla, and nutty. The flavor is bittersweet chocolate, smoky roasted malt, and creamy oats.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjmoen (45) - - JUN 27, 2014
Pours very dark, almost black. Chocolate and coffee aromas and flavors. Tastes too much like coffee for my taste

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Prokroustis (682) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - JUN 27, 2014
Very dark borwn body, light brown head. Really nice bittersweet aroma heavy on chocolate, with vanlilla, coffee, hints of wood and smoke. Smooth, heavy palate. Balanced flavour with chocolate, a light bitterness with coffee and a dry oatmeal aftertaste.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
seanpg (30) - IRELAND - JUN 27, 2014
I love this and for me within the style it is a winner. Pours lovely and the aroma hits you as it pours into the glass. Lovely aftertaste and it lingers. As I said before when Rogue do it right they nail it and they have nailed it here.


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