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Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Stout
Newport, Oregon USA

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RATINGS: 2229   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.


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
flylikeabanana (179) - 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.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (5804) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 19, 2014
there is some nice chocolate tones in the nose and flavor, but they go away a bit with the bitter hoppy mouthfeel and finish. Best stout in the world (as Rogue states)? Not really, but it’s a solid complex beer."

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsnicholas (171) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle (12oz $2.30): Pours nearly black with nice tan head. Some oatmeal and a little chocolate in the taste followed by quite a bit of bitterness that lingers. I prefer less bitterness in a stout but still nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
conway (1493) - - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle. Black with a thin tan head. Aroma is oat, roasted malt and chocolate. Taste follows closely. Medium creamy mouthfeel and light carb. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dEnk (3831) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2014
Bottle, thx vaiz. Aroma is mocca, chocolate, roast, hint of cardboard, light liquorice and some red fruits. . Flavour is roasty mocca molasses with liquorice and some roasty bitterness. Nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vaiz (3391) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2014
Bottle at home. Black pour, tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, molasses, soy sauce and caramel. Flavor is quite bitter, thick roasted malts and quite dry. Nice thick body.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
outlawskies (961) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie likes but can not drink a glass. M. B. B. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoot8726 (25) - Terre Haute, Indiana, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle. Roasty malts and plums on the nose. Nice thick bodied mouth feel. Bits of chocolate and coffee with a citrusy hop finish. Excellent beer

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sam_rates_beer (20) - Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 19, 2014
Love it, thick and wonderful. Think of dark secluded alleyway filled with secret hidden dark mystic evil excellence.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
arkurzynski (1540) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Deep brown black pour. Nose of acidic roasted malt and toast with mild dark fruit. Flavor is roasted malt with toasted oat and moderate hop bitterness. Lingering acidic roast and mild coffee with hops.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bruds (28) - - SEP 14, 2014
Poors black, no head. Sweet earthy with strong hints of bitter chocolate and coffee undertones. Finishes with bitter chocolate.


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