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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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78 Ratings
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Ratings: 78
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 16.57%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | 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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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.9/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on tap at RB westminster, co. pours a clearish brick red color into an english pint glass. excellent foamy off white head on top. the nose is dry red malts, hints of caramel and toffee, and a grassy mellow hop. the flavor is about the same, very balanced and actually more hoppy than anticipated. the malts are dry and semisweet, while the hops come in towards the finish with a nice bitter pop. one of the better beers in terms of flavor that ive had at a rock bottom. the feel is good too, medium in body, average in carbonation, and smooth in texture. this is a highly sessionable red ale because there isnt much residual sweetness, a burden of the style for me usually. overall a pretty darn good red.

Serving type: on-tap

10-22-2012 20:08:42 | More by StonedTrippin
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Yoda22

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +18.3%

10-06-2012 00:34:27 | More by Yoda22
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NickyG213

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

09-14-2012 04:04:33 | More by NickyG213
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crobinso

Colorado

2.5/5  rDev -26%

08-18-2012 23:58:23 | More by crobinso
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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

08-17-2012 14:18:28 | More by NateMac13
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -26%

08-06-2012 22:02:36 | More by JohneHoodlum
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Hopstout

Minnesota

2.25/5  rDev -33.4%

07-25-2012 03:03:34 | More by Hopstout
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mrosenfeld32

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

07-12-2012 15:11:09 | More by mrosenfeld32
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touchet20

Ohio

4/5  rDev +18.3%

06-08-2012 23:29:32 | More by touchet20
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Vlaminck

California

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

05-30-2012 17:28:16 | More by Vlaminck
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HopHead84

California

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

5/14/2012

On tap at Rock Bottom La Jolla.

A: Amber with a white head.

S: Biscuit and bread with light earthy notes. Citrus is restrained, redolent of orange and tangerine.

T: Bread with a touch of caramel. Light orange and grapefruit notes. Smooth malty finish.

M: Lower medium body with medium carbonation.

Overall: A solid ESB. Just not a very interesting style to me.

Serving type: on-tap

05-15-2012 03:33:43 | More by HopHead84
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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

05-08-2012 00:51:35 | More by seyton
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4/5  rDev +18.3%

04-11-2012 03:00:14 | More by tcurrie
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Colorado

3/5  rDev -11.2%

04-09-2012 02:53:17 | More by stampfler07
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4/5  rDev +18.3%

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Lang44

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -33.4%

03-26-2012 21:58:46 | More by Lang44
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Pennsylvania

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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.08/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

on tap at rock bottom in KOP

Pours a deep reddish color with some golden hues. Thinner beige head slowly fades out, leaving some wispy film behind with patches of lacing on the glass.

Bready and malty in the nose with a slight dash of hops. Caramel with bread crust and some light sweetness.

Very soft hop presence up front, which is quickly swept away by a wave of biscuit and bread crust. The malt is fairly heavy with sweeter tones driven by caramel with a slight dash of honey. A few hints of dark fruit attempt to peek through before the finish. A little sweet and chewy at the end.

Medium body, decent carbonation, a bit chewy and bubbly on the tongue. This is okay, but I'm left searching for something that might allow it to stand out from the crowd.

Serving type: on-tap

02-17-2012 01:38:06 | More by xnicknj
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andyschaps

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.2%

02-12-2012 01:03:43 | More by andyschaps
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AJD1201

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

01-24-2012 03:35:08 | More by AJD1201
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jsprain1

Minnesota

2.65/5  rDev -21.6%
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.

Serving type: growler

12-12-2011 04:00:36 | More by jsprain1
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Indiana

4/5  rDev +18.3%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

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Minnesota

3/5  rDev -11.2%

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Rock Bottom Red Ale from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 78 ratings.