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Rolling Rock Extra Pale - Latrobe Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
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2,409 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,409
Reviews: 775
rAvg: 2.58
pDev: 26.74%
Wants: 21
Gots: 302 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Latrobe Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Adjunct Lager |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Todd on 03-02-2001

Using a time-honored recipe with only the finest malted barley and blend of hops, Rolling Rock is a classic American lager that is as well-known for its distinctive, full-bodied taste as it is for its craftsmanship, heritage and painted green bottle.

Full-flavored, with a subtle bite. Light-to-medium body and color. Brewed with only the choicest ingredients; a perfect blend of pale barley malt, rice and corn.
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Ratings: 2,409 | Reviews: 775
Photo of Way2Fresh_Slim
3.48/5  rDev +34.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

loved this on Draft...in a can its so so...nice color...very smooth...head dissapears very quickly...but i enjoy the taste.

Photo of Lettsgo3
2/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

As many memories as this beer brings back I can't rate it any better

Photo of Michelleluw
2.75/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

This is a light, easy, and refreshing beer. Not sure why they chose to do the green bottle, but it's made their bottle recognizable. This is an easy drinking beer that doesn't blow your mind, but it's not awful.

Photo of Garrion335
2.64/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

A very crisp, light beer. I'm guessing all the bad reviews are from people who want a bold, slap-in-the-face taste to their beer. Sometimes you drink beer just to get a buzz. If that's what you're after, you could do way worse than rolling rock. I would rank beers like bud light, Coors light, michelob light, nattie light, etc below rolling rock.

Photo of JobiWanKenob
2.69/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Not the worst beer i ever had, there are WAY worse. But really nothing special, it smells like glass, which is weird because on the bottle it states that it comes from "the glass lined tanks of old Latrobe" - the power of suggestion perhaps? Overall, i like it but certainly do not love it

Photo of beergoot
2.22/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

Very pale, light straw colored body; fluffy, fizzy white head. Grassy, steely aroma. Light, dull hint of grains; very subdued hop bitterness. Light, crisp mouthfeel; watery.

A most forgettable ale. Where's the flavor and feel? There is so little depth and character that it's difficult to see why this beer is still made. One is better off with a Budweiser or a nice glass of ice water. Well, my wife goes for this...and I use to settle for this a few decades ago, but I see little reason to go for this beer if other macro American adjuncts are available...

Photo of xICooRsYIx
1.2/5  rDev -53.5%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

just checking off crappy beers i drank in the past!

Photo of Sazz9
1.92/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

watery. skunky. cheap. looks like a little yellow food coloring added to seltzer water.

Photo of Mookiemutt
3.1/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Nice light pale air beer

Photo of bodog81
3/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

There's really nothing good nor bad about the beer except for the price, which, IMO, makes it one of the best beers for the buck you can get. It's nothing fancy, has no good taste nor bad, no good smell nor bad, and gives you a decent buzz which doesn't hang around with any nasty headaches. So when I can get an 18 pack for 12 bucks it's hard to find a reason not to when funds are tight. It's no Aventinus, but I can get 2.5 bottles of Aventinus for the price of an 18 pack of Rolling Rock. One is an everyday drinker, the other is a weekend brew. Both have merit.

Photo of Liberskull
5/5  rDev +93.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great beer gets you hammered quick!

Photo of elec
1.52/5  rDev -41.1%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1.75

"Outlier detected. Justify rating with a review."

Really? Okay. This beer has less flavor than any other beer I've ever had. Is that justification enough? SMH.

Photo of TheAudioBuffet
1.81/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

This ... was not great. We tasted this beer based on a listener's recommendation.

Photo of SLAWLOR70244
2/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

What happened? This used to be a great summertime party beer. Now it is just lackluster at best.

Photo of jakewatt135
1.49/5  rDev -42.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

I absolutely hate this beer. It is the wist of the worst cheap beers

Photo of SLewis
2/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Not great
Tastes of sweet corn and grain. Not much else to say.

Photo of TotallyGomer
2.02/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Very light in color, same for smell. Flavor is on the light side also. Not much to rave about, but not much to complain about either. Low on the ABV, light and dry on the after taste, means it's head and shoulders above most AALs. Very kind to all the senses. Goes down easier than lemonade, this is a great summer heat slammer.

Photo of Winston3737
1.75/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

One of the worst beers I've ever had.

Photo of BB1980
3.13/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Something about the green bottle. If you buy, do not let it sit around long. Flavor changes drastically from bottle to bottle if you let it stay in the fridge for any extended time.

Photo of RateDoc
3.02/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer is an everyday drinking kinda beer. Drink em like pops.

Photo of Doctor_Bogenbroom
2.94/5  rDev +14%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I bought a six-pack of Rolling Rock last night (Valentine's Day), partly for nostalgic reasons, and also because I just haven't had this in a long, long time. in fact, as soon as I opened the bottle and began to pour it, I noticed that it differed from what I remembered from about twenty years ago. It's a very light, pale straw color, watery, with heavy carbonation, almost like seltzer water. The taste is actually blander than I remember too, but I do like the dry aftertaste. It's not an awful beer, but definitely nothing stellar. I miss what it used to be, but then again, maybe my memory has shifted toward the optimistic spectrum, given my youthful appreciation of the brew. And also, my Grandpa loved this stuff when it was brewed in PA. All in all, an average AAL in every sense. Definitely better than Bud, MGD, etc.

Photo of reptile3141
1.79/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Tasted very similar to any other macrolager. Grassy, grainy, watery...not much flavor here. 1.75/5

Photo of Buzz3d
1.78/5  rDev -31%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.75

i have to write this...

Photo of nigeldazooman
3.13/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Blast from the past and really smooth and easy going down.

Photo of Mike7141954
4.36/5  rDev +69%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

i don't care about the head or any foam, I go strictly by the buzz and taste! It sets very well the next morning and the taste is very pleasant, IMHO! As far as color goes I don't like pale beers and prefer mahogany colored beer, to me it taste better than bud light, i do get a corn taste(for those who like the taste of corn try Busch) and something i can't quite put my finger on! I get no nasty after taste like i do on other brands, it does have a dry finish to me. For the price and the way it sets on you the next day, I would recommend it to friends, that being said, there will be those who don't like it! Am I a beer expert , not by any means but I know what I like and my taste goes from IPA to this, give it a chance I think you will like it!

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Rolling Rock Extra Pale from Latrobe Brewing Co.
61 out of 100 based on 2,409 ratings.