Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Stout
Newport, Oregon USA


on tap

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RATINGS: 2437   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Rogues 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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 19, 2004
660mL bottle. amazing aroma! roasted malt is quite evident as well as a good amount of hops. deep dark black colour with a brown chocolatey head. Lots of dark/bitter chocolate flavour, finishes with a nice bitterness. complex and flavourful. I wish I bought some more of this when it was available at the LCBO.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
spkldhenlvr24 (517) - Newburgh/Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 18, 2004
Great sweet stout. Ive been waiting to try this for a while and I wasnt dissapointed. Pitch black dark appearance with a medium dark head. Good roasted coffee aroma. Flavor was a perfect blend of chocolate and light coffee. Some floral finish. Another great Rogue.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BennyTicklez (621) - USA - AUG 17, 2004
Hey NICE!!!! im the 500th rater of Shakespeare Stout. This stuff pour BLACK with a small tan head. Taste is coffee with a hint of chocolate. Good bitterness. I dont know if Ive had a stout so bitter. I like this stuff. Smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - AUG 16, 2004
As good of a sweet stout that I have had. Chocolate taste and roasted dry espresso made this a joy to drink from beginning to end. I love Rogue.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ojready (2) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - AUG 11, 2004 does not count
Perfect beer! Dark, earthy stout with strong chocolate/coffee taste. Heavy aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
DavidP (1748) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 8, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 20, 2005 A fizzy stout, poured a black color with a big fluffy tan head. Macintosh apple, smoked ham, and powdered chocolate comprise the aroma. Chocolate and subdued grilled grapefruit in the start of the flavor, has a dry, roasted-bitter finish. A nice dry stout with fruity highlights.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 5, 2004
Pours black with a thick head...smells of chocolate...tastes malty and chocolatey...quite bitter and not in the friendly way...finished dry...not too refreshing...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
RCWCPACFP (102) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 5, 2004
Drank it out of the bottle like a hobo so it was all about the taste, but I remembered to spill a few drops to see the color. An excellent beer with a wonderful smooth start and finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrockLanders (780) - Panama City, Florida, USA - AUG 2, 2004
Black color, medium creamy head. Roasted malts, chocolate and cocoa flavor. Mouthfeel is smooth. Somewhat bitter. Full flavor. Smooth taste. Slightly malty. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is bitter. Definitely better than some of their other offerings (Yellow Snow and Dead Guy Ale come to mind).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcc83 (137) - Athens, Georgia, USA - AUG 2, 2004
Another great stout from Rogue. Poured an excellent ebony, with a thin brown head and thick lacing. Aroma was a smooth malty, fruity scent, accompanied by some aromatic hops. The flavor was full and sweet up front, with strong notes of coffee and roasted malt, and it finished with a great bittering hoppiness. Mouthfeel was thick and full, with an appropriate dryness. An excellent all-around stout that will find a regular home in my fridge.

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