Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Smoked
Newport, Oregon USA


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RATINGS: 574   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Rogue Smoke is brewed with Great Western Harrington, Klages, Munich, Hugh Baird Crystal, Carastan (30-37 and 13-17), Chuck’s Alderwood Smoked Munich and Bamberg Beechwood Smoked malts; plus Perle and Saaz hops.

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Jasjin (6) - Nevada, USA - NOV 3, 2004
This was most like sipping a bottle of liquid smoke. Almost overpowering. The description "like drinking a campfire" is perfect. Even though I wouldn’t have this again, it was easily one of the most memorable beers I’ve ever had. A wonderful new experience. If you like this style, I would imagine it is one of the best- as is most beer from Rogue. Cheers to Rogue for trying something different. Equally memorable was the Chipotle Ale from Rogue. Although I didn’t care for that one either, I put the remainder of the bottle in my homemade chili and it was awesome.

john44 (3062) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2017
Draft Third of a Pint at GBBF 2011 (Day 5), Earl’s Court, London Aug 2011 - Cloudy Orange-amber in colour. Subtle smoke aroma and flavour. Malty; roasty smokey malts, hints of roast cured ham, caramel. Hoppy; spicy and herbal hops. Medium sweet malty spicy flavour. Easy drinking. (2011-08-06)

KevinReddirt (152) - Midland, Texas, USA - NOV 21, 2016
My first go at a smoke beer. Poured at a local tavern. Appearance is dark, of course, with very little head. I smell the smoke, of course, and the first taste is the same. That comes with some coffee and a bit of chocolate. Also something earthy. Tobacco perhaps. Variety is good but I’ll take an imperial stout or porter over this.

PhillyCraft (7091) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 2, 2016
BB log, 12 oz Bottle, pours amber with one finger head. Smell and taste are heavy smoke, fire, spicy hops, grain, and malt. Im not a fan of smoked beers and this is way too much even for that style. Medium bodied. No thanks on this Rogue.

hauxe (712) - Butzbach, Hesse, GERMANY - DEC 24, 2015
Rated from old notes. Generally a fan of smoked beers but this one did not do it for me. A flat, lifeless experience. Looks like heavy apple cider, smells like salami, tastes like a mistake.

Gription79 (2886) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - AUG 14, 2015
Poured from a tiny little bottle, thanks to Mike. Very smokey, light malty sweetness, thin bodied, cardboard.

brokensail (16432) - Dublin, California, USA - APR 25, 2015
Bottle @ home. Thanks, Arturo. Old as hell nip bottle. Chunky dark amber pour with some brown and a bunch of floaters. No head. Smoke, ham, and caramel nose. A bunch of apple as well. Slight raisin sweetness on the tongue. A bunch of smoke, some savory qualities, nuts, and salt. No thanks.

slowrunner77 (11917) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 16, 2014
"i ind of liked the smoke flavor, but don’t think i particularly liked the beer behind it. just too harsh, and a little too bitter, with a nut flavor that didn’t go well with the smoke. i’ll pass."

bpreo (2832) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - SEP 25, 2014
Tastes like an IPA soaked smoked salmon fillet. Yes, it actually tastes like that, and I was okay with that.

hotstuff (5141) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Rated on 8-12-2009 (Bottle) This beer forms a medium sized fizzy tan head that mostly diminished, hazy amber body, fast rising carbonation, and very little lacing. The Aroma is malt, pine hops and smoke. The Taste is semi-sweet, pine hops, mildly smokey, and a very dry finish. The Palate is fizzy and this beer is medium bodied. Overall, this beer does not taste overly smokey which suits me just fine as I do not like overly smokey tasting beer. This beer is worth trying if one enjoys this beer style.

merc7186 (3142) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 19, 2013
A: Amber/Orangish Hue, Passes Some Light, Good White Head, Good Lacing S: Smoked Ham T: Liquid Smoke, Roasted Nuts M: Decent Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Smokey Overall, a decent smoke ale but not much for taste beyond the smoke.

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