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Red Rocks Red - Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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25 Ratings
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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.26
pDev: 15.64%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BigBry on 10-28-2007)
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2/5  rDev -38.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +15%

03-12-2014 02:37:13 | More by Zetcha7x
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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

I went to the Rock Bottom in Cincinnati, though because it's a chain I am going to assume the beers carry over the same. I ordered a flight of six of their standard beers and as I tried each one I found that each was spot on to the style. The remarkable thing is how unremarkable the beers are. Don't get me wrong, they are well worth the try and certainly above average but they are produced for a mass market. So as lazy as it may be I am going to simply say that this beer was a text book example of the style without breaking out and setting itself above.

03-09-2014 22:13:03 | More by KYGunner
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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

01-07-2014 05:29:15 | More by LXIXME
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3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

01-04-2014 20:39:07 | More by jaydoc
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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

12-11-2013 03:11:23 | More by XmnwildX12
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2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

11-01-2013 16:43:58 | More by damngoode
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3/5  rDev -8%

09-22-2013 21:07:39 | More by ChugginOil
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3/5  rDev -8%

08-02-2013 12:57:49 | More by Thorpe429
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4.25/5  rDev +30.4%

04-09-2013 02:35:26 | More by HerbScott
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3/5  rDev -8%

10-29-2012 15:36:03 | More by dunix
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3.4/5  rDev +4.3%


Pours a clear amber red with an off-white head.

Light bready malt aroma, kind of subdued.

Mild hops, caramel, and coppery barley malt flavor.

Medium body with a tingly carbonation over the tongue.

A decent ale, but not spectacular. Loses some points for a weak aroma. Drinkable enough, but nothing worth writing home about.

09-26-2012 01:31:28 | More by Cylinsier
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2.5/5  rDev -23.3%

01-16-2012 05:08:42 | More by Huffaroma
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3.3/5  rDev +1.2%

Appearance: Pale red, practically brown. Goes well with some of Colorado's scenery. (I had this at Denver International Airport.) Nothing amazing though. The ambience works though.

Smell: Some pale caramel hints. Not really a whole lot though. Kind of rustic and metallic. I guess it makes sense being red?

Taste/Mouthfeel: More caramel and a hint of hops. This is pretty average overall, however it's better than Killians', another Denver Irish red. Mouthfeel is pretty nice though.

Drinkability: Nothing terribly exciting.

Overall: Good ambience, average rest.

03-27-2011 05:18:36 | More by tjsdomer2
Photo of nickd717


2.68/5  rDev -17.8%

On tap at the Denver airport.

Deep reddish amber pour with a small off-white head on top of it.

Malty caramel aroma, very bready with a little toast and earth.

Malty English style flavor, lots of caramel and toffee, with subtle earthy Noble hops and a slight plastic note.

Clean on the palate with medium body and low carbonation.

Not great overall, probably below average.

01-21-2011 19:01:46 | More by nickd717
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2.73/5  rDev -16.3%

A: Pours a clear dark red color. A minimal white head forms, and recedes to nothing. No lace.
S: Malty sweet with some caramel and light chocolate.
T: Sweet, caramel, and chocolate again. Though way to much diacetyl.
M/D: A light body that is thin and watery. Not hard to drink, like the rest of the beers here. Though no need to come back to this.

The diacetyl overpowers. I am not a fan of this.

07-18-2010 21:49:38 | More by champ103
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3.03/5  rDev -7.1%

At Rock Bottom at Denver Int'l Airport (C concourse), served in a 12 oz pint glass:

Nice reddish color with an off-white head that was not well retained and it faded pretty fast.

Aroma was a decent malt aroma...pretty simple and one dimensional.

Taste is actually a nice balance of malt and hops, but that is really all it is. Not all that bold or complex, just a simple beer.

The beer felt light with maybe slightly too much carbonation. Also the beer had maybe slightly better than average drinkability, really due to the simple flavor and light body. Overall, not bad...but not really all that good either.

06-08-2009 20:01:46 | More by PhillyStyle
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4.22/5  rDev +29.4%

This comes out of the tap a nice clear reddish-brown. Malty aroma has an appreciable hint of spice. Flavor is rich and malty, spicy and lively, with just a little bit of hops bitterness. Texture is tingly and lively, and it goes down with a nice hoppy edge.

07-02-2008 03:04:32 | More by Cyberkedi
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Alberta (Canada)

3.9/5  rDev +19.6%

Another pint of fresh brewed beer at the Denver Rock Bottom. Thanks for buying, Gord.
Reddish amber color, with a thin head. Good retention, well carbonated. Spicy hop aroma. Well balanced mix of sweet caramal malt and bitter hoppiness. Finished with a fruity hop kick. Another well made example of a classic style, still easy to drink for the uninitiated. Would be a very good sessional.

10-28-2007 22:07:46 | More by BigBry
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3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

I had this on tap at the Denver Rock Bottom. It struck me as OK, but not extraordinary. The beer poured an attractive red color with a nice white head. Aroma was pretty much nonexistent. Flavor was very mild, and lightly hoppy. This hop came out significantly more when mixed in my mouth with some spicy food (jambalaya), and paired nicely with something spicy.

This is a beer to eat with pretty much anything, but on its own I didn't think it a particular standout.

10-11-2007 05:57:05 | More by BeerBelcher
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3/5  rDev -8%

Bottle from Rock Bottom in Denver: Reddish amber color with a medium ivory white head that diminishes fairly fast. Thin patches of lacing. Malty aroma with a bit of dough. Medium body with a sweet malty character. Some caramel and honey flavors as well. The finish is mostly malt, with touches of hops here and there. After the first 2 Denver Rock Bottom bottles being drain pours an average one like this was welcome.

10-04-2006 18:25:51 | More by Dogbrick
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3.88/5  rDev +19%

This one was another pleasant surprise from a place that seems to be marginally above average for beer.

Nice whiskey-amber color under a small white head. Smell is mostly malty, caramelly with only a hint of hops.

Taste is surprisingly chocolate in the front, with side notes of caramel and figs. Very interesting! I like it.

Soft mouthfilling carbonation, great texture, nice a sticky. Surprise!

Very drinkable!

Again, what a pleasant surprise!

07-17-2006 04:24:45 | More by ColoradoBobs
Red Rocks Red from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.