gripweed57 (2463) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JUL 5, 2017 Fatehunter (2567) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JUN 22, 2012
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 19/20
Poured from a bomber into a "Rogue Chipotle" glass. It is just a goblet with a stem that looks like a cactus. Copper/amber color, opaque. Light head that was just dusting the surface.
Smell: First some malt and then the chipotle. Very distinct chipotle smell. I usually do not like fruit in my beer, but this smells really nice.
Slightly sweet at first, followed by the chipotle pepper. Enough spice to know it is there but not obnoxious or overpowering.
Soft at first, then bubbly carbonation, followed by a crisp finish. I liked the soft start and crisp finish, but a little less carbonation would be better. Oh, the pepper’s heat stays on the lips for awhile afterward.
Very good and drinkable. I love the spiceiness and smell. This is probably the only beer with a fruit added that I really liked.
From old tasting notes. Labeled as "Rogue Mexicali Rogue Ale". Hazy gold color. Malty bean and bacon aroma. Smooth, smoky malt flavor with hints of bacon and chipotle. Subtle hot finish and aftertaste. RhetoricalAns (939) - Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 21, 2017
650 ml bomber. Dark, clear amber pour, small fizzy head, no retention. Aroma is smoky and spicy for sure. Taste follows but there’s little else besides. Just didn’t enjoy this one. Heat seems to be the only feature of the beer rather than complimenting. mrdrock (13) - - JUN 9, 2017
Weak head that dissipates quickly
Clear amber color
I cannot feel any heat from the jalapeño
Would drink again
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone MartyW (278) - DENMARK - MAY 26, 2017
Draft. Amber with a beige head. Aroma of banana, bubblegum, spices, chili, acetone. Flavour of malts, banana, bubblegum, candy, chili, pepper, acetone. Medium chili burn reinforced by the alcohol. Good as a snifter, would not be able to drink more.
wlajwl (6814) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 20, 2017
Aroma and flavor is malts, smoke, a bit of hops and a medium but there spicy finish.
bigben873 (257) - Virginia, USA - MAR 25, 2017
Smoky chipotle, can definitley taste the spice. A good beer. March madness 2017. ludhaber (126) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 25, 2017
Yikes. The smoke in the grain just overpowers everything. There’s possibly a decent beer under there but I can’t find it. Pinky77 (256) - - MAR 8, 2017
Bevuta in bottiglia.Dal colore oro carico, ambrato con schiuma media bianca. Al naso miele,agrumi fumo e pepe. Mentre al palato si sente un leggero affumicato. Carbonazione media. Finale leggermente piccante. Non c’è male alkolord (543) - - FEB 9, 2017
Bräunlich im Glas, leicht trüb, rauchig in der Nase, relativ leichte Körper, starkes raucharoma, deutliche Schärfe im Abgang bdleedahl (436) - , Saskatchewan, CANADA - FEB 7, 2017
The base beer is pretty good, hints of belgian styles underneath. But the spices are quite peppery, tabaco-like, and smoky. Probably won't buy again, but worth a try. Bottle from sobeys.