A Revolution in Glassware

April 2, 2014

Rogue-Wire-Service-Header_web

NEWPORT, OR - We started this project based on the notion that world class stouts need a world class glass. In collaboration with Left Hand Brewing and Spiegelau, we created the Stout Glass. The final Stout Glass we selected highlights both the flavors and nuances of our stouts.

 

spiegelau-stoutglass

The Rogue Stout Glass.

Finding the perfect glass was time consuming. Several tasting panels were conducted and dozens of iterations of glassware were sampled with all parties present. The final tasting panel was conducted at each brewery independently and the same Stout Glass was unanimously selected by both breweries. Left Hand Brewing and Spiegelau were the clear choice of partners for the Stout Glass project. Left Hand Brewing is an industry leader in stouts and Spiegelau is the authoritative producer of specialty craft beer glassware worldwide.

 

John Maier, brewmaster at Rogue Ales for 25 years, was intimately involved with the tasting and selection process of the stout glass. His proprietary palate and knowledge of all the ingredients used in brewing Rogue stouts was essential in choosing the right glass tho highlight the rich, roasted malts that we grow on our Rogue Farms. “Not only does it hold the aroma, it brings out all the nuances and delicacies of the beer in a way that other glasses just don’t.”

 

See it. Smell it. Taste it.

 

How the Stout Glass Works

Nucleation on the bottom of the glass allows for bubbles to form. These bubbles rise to the top of the beer and when they burst release rich aromas, improving the experience of the beer drinker.

 

The conical shape of the bottom of the glass lets sediment settle and pushes aromas upwards to the bowl-shaped body. The glass holds over 21oz, more than a standard pour, allowing for plenty of head space.

 

The thin blown glass keeps the stout cooler for longer and retains head better than a thicker glass. It contains the aromas of the stout rather than letting them slip away. The glass narrows up to the rim, focusing the aromas to the top of the glass to enhance the drinking experience. The more aroma, the more flavor.

 

Take the Stout Challenge

Step 1: Get your supplies: Bottle of Shakespeare Stout, the Rogue Stout Glass and a standard shaker pint glass.

Step 2: Fill half the Stout Glass and half the shaker pint with Shakespeare Stout.

Step 3: Smell the aroma from the shaker pint.

Step 4: Smell the aroma from the Stout Glass.

Step 5: Sip from the shaker pint.

Step 6: Sip from the Stout Glass.

 

Click here to buy the Rogue Stout Glass.

World Class Beer & World Class Tuna

Honoring Jack Joyce through OSU Scholarship

October 31, 2014 - RNNN

For Immediate Release   PORTLAND, OR – Jack Joyce believed in education. In his honor, Rogue, Columbia Distributing and a mystery donor teamed up to present one $10,000 scholarships to…

This is Dead Guy Ale.

October 30, 2014 - RNNN

For Immediate Release   NEWPORT, OR –  As Halloween quickly approaches, and you reach for the steady light of a Dead Guy Glow, you may wonder “how did Dead Guy…

Celebrate Craft Spirits at 10th Annual Great American Distillers Festival

October 16, 2014 - RNNN

                          For Immediate Release   NEWPORT,OR – It’s the Tin Anniversary of the Great American Distillers Festival and…

Pumpkins Beware: the Killer Pumpkin Festival hits the Green Dragon!

October 13, 2014 - RNNN

For Immediate Release   PORTLAND,OR – October is a bad time to be a pumpkin. The Killer Pumpkin Festival will return to the Green Dragon on Saturday, October 18th from…

SEARCH Full News Archive ▸▸
News Archive

Honoring Jack Joyce through OSU Scholarship

October 31, 2014 - RNNN
For Immediate Release   PORTLAND, OR – Jack Joyce believed in education. In his honor, Rogue, Columbia Distributing and a mystery donor teamed up to present one $10,000 scholarships to...

This is Dead Guy Ale.

October 30, 2014 - RNNN
For Immediate Release   NEWPORT, OR –  As Halloween quickly approaches, and you reach for the steady light of a Dead Guy Glow, you may wonder “how did Dead Guy...

Celebrate Craft Spirits at 10th Annual Great American Distillers Festival

October 16, 2014 - RNNN
                          For Immediate Release   NEWPORT,OR – It’s the Tin Anniversary of the Great American Distillers Festival and...

Pumpkins Beware: the Killer Pumpkin Festival hits the Green Dragon!

October 13, 2014 - RNNN
For Immediate Release   PORTLAND,OR – October is a bad time to be a pumpkin. The Killer Pumpkin Festival will return to the Green Dragon on Saturday, October 18th from...

Hop Courage Homebrew Contest: Brew Good. Do Good.

October 10, 2014 - RNNN
  For Immediate Release     Brewmaster John Maier and Beer Historian Lance Rice   Newport, OR- Rogue Ales is partnering with All about Beer Magazine to support Beer Autism...

2014 Pumpkin Patch Ale Released!

October 7, 2014 - RNNN
For Immediate Release   FROM PATCH TO BATCH   MOTHER NATURE RELEASES PUMPKIN PATCH ALE   INDEPENDENCE, OR. ROGUE FARMS PUMPKIN PATCH ALE is now available! When you work in collaboration...

2650 Miles For A Fight

September 26, 2014 - RNNN
NEWPORT, OR - Jason Evans is not the kind of guy to walk away from a challenge. If anything, he’ll stride right into one. It’s that spirit that has led...

Rogue to the CORE

September 23, 2014 - RNNN
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   NEWPORT, OR, SEPTEMBER 23rd 2014 – Rogue Ales & Spirits has released two new craft ciders made from ingredients grown on Rogue Farms in Independence and...

Say Cheese! The Wedge Returns.

September 22, 2014 - RNNN
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   PORTLAND, OR – The country’s top artisan, specialty and farmstead cheesemakers will take over the streets of southeast Portland for THE WEDGE!   Hosted by the...

Dead Guy, It Glows!

September 18, 2014 - RNNN
  Dead Guy Glows in September and October!