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“Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout” from Rogue Ales (Newport)

In the beginning there was toasted barley and oats, and clearly a splash of molasses somewhere along the line. But deeper down the glass, like the travails of a long-forgotten nineteenth-century storybook hero, mystical events were transpiring within my mouth. … Continue reading

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“Dead Guy Ale” from Rogue Ales (Newport)

After Widmer hefeweizen and all things Deschutes, Dead Guy is one of the most ubiquitous Oregon beers out there. As such, it’s an innocuous, if not poor, representation of Oregon and Rogue’s oeuvre, which is generally excellent across the board. … Continue reading

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“Morimoto Soba Ale” from Rogue Ales (Newport)

This effervescent, refreshing ale made from roasted soba (aka buckwheat—Doesn’t sound as exotic, doesn’t it?) stands out thanks to a mild, malty-sweet nuttiness and a lager-esque, slightly bitter character similar to Japan’s Sapporo. But it’s better than most Asian lagers … Continue reading

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