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Independence, Oregon, December 18, 2010 - The wait is almost over.  In just a few weeks, you'll be able to enjoy the World's Best Lager on draft.  The award winning Chatoe Rogue Dirtoir Black Lager already comes in 22oz bottles.  But starting in January, Dirtoir Black Lager and the rest of the Chatoe Rogue line will be served on draft for the first time nationwide. 
Who says it's the best?  The judges at the World Beer Awards say so, giving Dirtoir Black Lager the title of, "World's Best Lager" for 2010.  It also won a Gold Medal at the 2010 World Beer Championships. Brewmaster John Maier describes it as, "Full bodied, deftly balanced... with smooth bitterness and lingering finish."
It is brewed using 9 ingredients: Carafe Special II, Black, Chocolate, Melanoidin, and Rogue Micro Barley Farm first growth RiskTM Malts; Rogue Micro Hopyard first growth Independent and Revolution Hops; German Yeast and Free Range Coastal Water.  Brewing specifications:  15o Plato, 35 IBU, 68 AA, 75O Lovibond
Chatoe Rogue Dirtoir Black Lager is GYO Certified First Growth Appellation, made with hops from Rogue's 42-acre micro hopyard in Oregon's Wigrich Appellation and malt from Rogue's GYO barley farm in Oregon's Tygh Valley Appellation. Rogue remains committed to saving the terroir of Oregon hops and barley, one acre at a time, by growing our own.

 dirtoir tap sticker

For more information on Dirtoir Black Laker, Chatoe Rogue releases, Tasting Room hours, Hopyard tours, or overnight stays at the Hop 'n Bed, please contact the Rogue Department of Agriculture at 503.241.3800.

Double the Legend

Newport, OR, December 1, 2010 -- Double Mocha Porter is the first of three limited release beers from Rogue's Double Series in 2011. Double Mocha Porter is the evolution of Rogue's legendary Mocha Porter, the recipient of over 35 awards for taste and quality.

All of Rogue's Double Series will be available in beautiful 750 ML serigraphed, painted bottles, as well as on draft. These unique bottles make quite the journey before finding their way to shelves. The glass bottles are sourced in Germany, paint jacketed in Canada, and serigraphed in Tualatin, Oregon - all before making their way to the Brewery in Newport, Oregon and eventually to the hands of fellow Rogues across the United States.

Double Mocha Porter in its Royal Blue bottle debuts in early January 2011; Double Dead Guy in Black arrives in May; and in August, Double Chocolate Stout appears in a sleek Red bottle.

Double Mocha Porter is brewed with 11 ingredients including: C-120, C-150, Kiln Coffee, Black, Chocolate and Rogue Micro Barley Farm DareTM & RiskTM Malts; Summit and Rogue Micro Hopyard Revolution Hops, Free Range Coastal Water and Pacman Yeast.

Each of the three beers are brewed using hops from Rogue's 42-acre micro hopyard, located in Oregon's Wigrich Appellation, and barley from the Rogue GYO barley farm, located in Oregon's Tygh ValleyAppellation. Rogue remains committed to saving the terroir of Oregon hops and barley, one acre at a time, by growing our own.


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