Beer Brands

Beer, ale, lager and stout brands


Rogue  Amber Recommended - Winner

Rogue Amber
80An old-fashioned style red amber beer, given an American twist with the inclusion of Cascade hops. Some of the proceeds go to charity.

Rogue Brutal Bitter

Rogue Brutal Bitter
78A robust, chunky beer featuring just one hop – Crystal. A little less alcohol would work to its benefit.

Rogue Chocolate Stout Recommended - Winner

Rogue Chocolate Stout
80A beer for chocoholics, containing natural chocolate flavouring, but still very much a beer.

Rogue Dead Guy Ale

Rogue Dead Guy Ale
78A bronze-coloured ale with plenty of good, fresh flavours, in keeping with the style of this Oregon brewery.

Rogue Dry Hopped Red

Rogue Dry Hopped Red
Lovely russet colour... Resiny hops dominating, citrus and red fruit, underlying apricot notes... Overpowering earthy hops... A brave beer, intense and rich in hop nuances... Resin and a hint of grape...

Rogue Santa's Private Reserve Recommended - Winner

Rogue Santa's Private Reserve
80Big flavours – as always at this Oregon brewery – with hops taking over what is initially a malty beer. If you like bland beers, stay away.

Rogue Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout

Rogue Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout
Rich chocolate, coffee, bitter hops – good refreshing finish. Clean/soft malt balance. Well balanced, easy drinking.

Rogue Smoke Ale

Rogue Smoke Ale
Deep gold with a bronze hue... Aroma presents woody smoked malts and peppery hops... Orangey... Smoky bacon, kipper, Lapsang Souchong tea.. Something pleasantly medicinal about the palate... Big broad...

Rogue  Younger's Special Bitter Recommended - Winner

Rogue Younger's Special Bitter
85The bottle describes this as ‘a classic English special bitter,' but there aren't so many British beers as bold and hoppy as this these days.

The Philadelphia story
Jack Curtin spends a day discovering the beers and bars of this Pennsylvania city

If you're gong to San Francisco
There's more to this Californian city than meets the eye. Jeff Pickthall reports on a thriving beer culture

Everything you need to know about cereals
In the latest in our series Nigel Huddleston considers grains other than barley that can be used in beer

USA: American Beauties
During the last few decades the USA has experienced a beer revolution. Gary Monterosso reports

USA: The American revolution
What the heck is going on with craft beer in the USA and who is responsible? George Lenker gives us the low-down.

Raising Cains
Liverpool brewery Cains seemed to be going nowhere fast until two brothers turned it on its head. Andrew Catchpole reports