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Rock Bottom Blitzen Ale - Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

Rock Bottom Blitzen Ale
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 24.37%


Brewed by:
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.88% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kajerm on 04-28-2007)
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kajerm

Illinois

2.68/5  rDev -32.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Came in a chalice-- I'm glad this place knows their glassware. Weird in-between brown/gold color with a pretty weak head. This beer really straddles the fence between BSDA and Belgian Strong Pale Ale.

The smell is vaguely Duvelish, but with much weaker ester character, less spiciness, and less overall complexity. It's basically just yeasty and malty.

Tastes like it smells-- malty, a little yeasty, and generally pretty vacant. Mouthfeel is standard for a Belgian Strong Ale and pretty unremarkable.

It's pretty drinkable for the style, I guess, but there are a lot of better choices here.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery, 1 W Grand Ave, Chicago

04-28-2007 06:39:15 | More by kajerm
Rock Bottom Blitzen Ale from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.