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RATINGS: 669   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Formerly Chatoe Rogue Dirtoir Black Lager.

Tasting Notes:
Jet black in color with a tan head, medium to full bodied, deftly balanced, seamless dark roasted malt flavors with a smooth bitterness, lingering long finish.

9 Ingredients:
Malts: Melanoidin, Carafe Special II, Black, Chocolate and Rogue Micro-Barley Farm first growth Risk malts.
Hops: Rogue Micro-Hop Yard first growth Independent and Revolution.
Yeast & Water: Oktoberfest Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.
15 PLATO, 35 IBU, 130 AA, 75 Lovibond

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MAP (1133) - Lakewood, Ohio, USA - JUN 18, 2010
Bottle purchased at Rozis in Lakewood. Aroma is a nice light chocolaty malt with a little bit of acidity behind it -like a dark chocolate would have. Flavor is much the same way. Like some strong dry coffee, it really tastes dry with a good chocolate malt flavor to it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oobawa (1208) - Tennessee, USA - MAR 1, 2017
Solid black lager, sufficiently dark and roasty, adding a yummy charred malt complexity to its lager fruitiness. Pours a lovely deep brown with ample lace, and the aroma hits a welcome smoky mocha note. Tastes rather stout-like at first, with a massive amount of roasted chocolate blending with an apple and apricot-tinted yeasty backbone, yet it remains surprisingly light for a beer with this much dark malt character. Finishes like semisweet coffee with a breadlike undercurrent. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nocturne (1973) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2016
650ml bottle. Black with a heap of brown foam. Roasty, earthy, BBQ, espresso, dark chocolate and hoppy aroma. Similar kind of taste, quite bitter, chewy texture. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 13, 2016
Pours a brownish-black color. Aroma of chocolate/coffee as well as a hint of nuts? Flavor of coffee, bittersweet chocolate and bit of caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
waiake (606) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 16, 2016
650ml bottle poured thick black & frothy not dissimilar to a half decent stout though tastes & smells nothing like a stout or a lager flavours are malty rich chocolate sugary sweet havent overly enjoyed previous Schwarzbiers & considering the rating of this was expecting more ok but not really my thing

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chucklemation (1590) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - FEB 12, 2016
Pours a jet black with a thick black head. Aroma is chocolate, roast, earthy hops, and some odd fruity notes. Flavor is very similar, with a sweetness that slightly outweighs the bitterness. Very good, though the fruitiness throws things off for me.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
puboflyons (3380) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 18, 2016
From the 650 ml. bottle. Jet black pour with lingering tan to light brown head. Big charred, burnt malt character on the nose. Smooth medium to full body. The same burnt roasted malt character is in the flavor at first but there is also an odd buttery character too, which was a tad disappointing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tysongillmore (362) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (9398) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 11, 2015
650 ml. bottle split by 3 @ Delirium Hoppy Loft. Presumably some years on the bottle but I cannot find any date so Black solid mocha; Nose is lightly metallic soy sauce, umami malts with light mocha. Taste is lightly metallic, soy, surprisingly thick & substantial chocolate body, light charcoal, coffee, dark chocolate. Body feels a bit thinned out but still very substantial. Lovely Schwarzbier. Ingredients mention Free Range Costal Water (seriously, free range water,. Hahaha).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Werthergoethe (317) - Moscow, RUSSIA - OCT 4, 2015
Отлично& тёмное пиво, во вкусе ощутимо присутс& кофе. Легко, приятно пьётся.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aggiebob (1073) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - SEP 15, 2015
Bottle. Black in color with light brown frothy head. Aroma is roasted malt and dark chocolate. The flavor is burnt coffee and dark chocolate. Medium body with a lasting slightly bitter finish.

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