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Rock Bottom Red Ale - Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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Rock Bottom Red Ale
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78
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96 Ratings
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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 16.62%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: AleWatcher on 10-01-2011)
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1.73/5  rDev -48.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

This is really chalky and mineraly tasting. Sweet malts and no hops to speak of... No bitterness... The sweet malts, mainly giving a light caramel and sweet bready note, combine with the yeast to run the show.
The yeast seems to be merely a mild ale yeast, so the flavor imparted by it is minimal and unimpressive-- I consider it to be the cause of the mineraly quality I pick up.
Light body with low carbonation. Thin and watery feeling.

This is poor. Not a good representation of the style at all.

AleWatcher, Oct 02, 2011
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2.25/5  rDev -33.2%

Lang44, Mar 26, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -33.2%

Hopstout, Jul 25, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

Adkins1203, Mar 03, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

apasternak, Nov 28, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

JohneHoodlum, Aug 06, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

crobinso, Aug 19, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

Was supposed to be a weaker version of their IPA. Significantly less hoppy. Little bitterness but not much. Standard ale.

uvachief, Aug 27, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

Robloc303, Sep 16, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

Howlader, Jul 20, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

SNA_A_PLUS, Jun 17, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

xhuang61, Jul 25, 2014
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2.65/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A- Red-garnet. Head is one finger and very poor retention.
S- The aroma is very mild. There is some toast and a very light caramel aroma. Also a touch of cut grass. Very mild though.
T- There is a bready flavor and just a very very light fruit flavor. The finish is pretty singularly caramel.
M- Excessively light and watery for the style.
O- In this style I look for good bread/toast/caramel flavors. Here it feels like it has those, but just so mild and watered down. It has potential but it's just lacking in subtance.

jsprain1, Dec 12, 2011
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2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

gshoes3, Mar 13, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

Danielr26, Nov 16, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

Durandal_777, May 19, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

psmith161, Feb 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11%

nyrblue2, Oct 08, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11%

stampfler07, Apr 09, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11%

BeccaH, Sep 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11%

andyschaps, Feb 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11%

LooseMoose1978, Jan 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11%

aasimon, Dec 03, 2011
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3/5  rDev -11%

Brewsed, Feb 27, 2013
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Rock Bottom Red Ale from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.