Monday, February 8, 2010

Chatoe Rogue Dirtoir Black Lager

Web Stuff: 
Style: Black Lager Food Pairing: Seafood, Hot & Spicy

Tasting Notes:
Jet black in color with a tan head, medium to full bodied, deftly balanced, seamless dark roasted malt flavors with a smooth bitterness, lingering long finish.
9 Ingredients:
Malts: Melanoidin, Carafe Special II, Black, Chocolate and Rogue Micro-Barley Farm first growth Risk malts.
Hops: Rogue Micro-Hop Yard first growth Independent and Revolution.
Yeast & Water: Oktoberfest Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.
35 IBU
130 AA
75º Lovibond


Available nationwide on 1-1-2010, Dirtoir Black Lager is the second in the limited availability Chatoe Rogue series. Dirtoir Black Lager and the brews to follow are all GYO Certified, First Growth, Appelation products made with hops and malt from our Department of Agriculture's Hopyard and Barley Bench.

How does it really taste?  I know that I cannot call it a stout, because stouts are a subset of ales, and this is a lager.  Having said that, it's an ok stout.
Cost: $5.99 for 22 oz.
Grade: C
Cost Adjusted Grade: C

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