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Pale Rider - Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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Pale Rider
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 8.15%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: jrallen34 on 06-26-2010)
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AgentZero

Illinois

3.38/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Dark amber color with a quarter inch head that receeded to an inconsistent cap and some chunk bubble sheets on the side.

S - Malt, some citrusy cascade hops that border on grapefruit.

T - Tastes a little bit skunked, but seems to me that's more of an APA thing than anything, although this is a little more than I like. Light caramel malt backbone with a touch of grapefruit and fades into a long lasting bitterness that turns sour. Better than average, but not tons.

M - Medium bodied, and moderate carbonation. Lighter and more carbonated would have worked better for this style.

D - Not super high given what the ABV is. Needs to be lighter with a touch more carbonation. Pitched as a refreshing summer beer, but not quite there.

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

07-21-2010 05:50:05 | More by AgentZero
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jrallen34

Illinois

3.98/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Rock Bottom...Pours a super dark gold, hints of copper, light tan head, really good retention and lacing...Aroma is light all around, has some nice light hops that have a very dusky earthiness quality to them. Its something new and refreshing...The ttaste is decent, brings some hops which is rare for a RB beer. Light grass and flowers.

Overall, pretty good, probably your best bet at RB.

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

06-26-2010 15:22:20 | More by jrallen34
Pale Rider from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
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