Rogue John - A Harvest Ale

Formerly brewed at Rogue Ales
Newport, Oregon USA
6.25% American Pale Ale | 35 Ratings | Special Release |
John is the first of a series of special beers from the brewers at Rogue Ales to be released each month in celebration of Rogue’s fifteenth anniversary. On the 15th of the month, beginning October 15, 2003 a new beer will be tapped at 15:15 hours (3:15 PST) at the five Rogue pubs. And each month a limited edition bottle, special tap handle, t-shirt, and pint glass will be released to commemorate each new or retro style beer of the month. Shirts, pints and bottled product will be available for sale only at the five Rogue Public Houses...Rogue-Trip! <br /><br /> John is a Harvest Ale -- brewed with fresh, wet Oregon grown Newport hops just hours after harvest. John is available in a special 22-ounce seriograph bottle and on tap at Rogue Ales Public Houses, but only until November 14, 2003, unless it sells out prior...whichever happens first... Details on Newport hops are in the September 6, 2003 issue of the Rogue eNewsletter, available in text or Acrobat format in the rogue.com email newsletter archives. <br /><br /> Measurements: 16.25 degrees Plato, IBU 60, Apparent Attenuation 80, Lovibond 23.5.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

Malt
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Hops
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Yeast/Bacteria
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Appearance is how a beer appeals to the eye and includes notes on color, the liquid's visual texture and the head -- the beer's foam top.

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Liquid
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Head
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Taste is what can be appreciated with the tongue. It's easy to mistake aromas for tastes -- the tongue only senses sweet, bitter, sour, salt and umami.

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Other
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The palate includes touch sensations on the lips, tongue, gums and roof of the mouth.

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Texture
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Carbonation
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Finish
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