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Rolling Rock Extra Pale - Latrobe Brewing Co.

Rolling Rock Extra PaleRolling Rock Extra Pale

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1,844 Ratings
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Ratings: 1844
Reviews: 703
rAvg: 2.59
pDev: 26.64%


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:
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.

(Beer added by: Todd on 03-02-2001)
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JamesMN

Minnesota

3.03/5  rDev +17%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Crystal clear straw color with a thin and bubbly white head.

Aroma: Not much there and the only good thing is there are no off smells.

Taste: That average adjunct lager taste but with a noticeable difference on the end. A sort of sweetness that tastes like watered down apple juice. Basically no other flavors on this one, just like soda water. Crisp finish.

Mouthfeel: Thin/medium in body. Easy drinkability and lots of effervescence.

FInal Thoughts: Being one of the cheapest beers on the market, Rolling Rock is a good bet if you are going for quantity over substance but is otherwise just one in a long line of adjunct beers that are not worth your time if you are serious about craft beer. Would I drink it again? Nope.

Serving type: can

10-31-2012 04:56:34 | More by JamesMN
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njbusa

New Jersey

3/5  rDev +15.8%

04-19-2014 14:21:05 | More by njbusa
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SoulFroosh

Maine

1.93/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

I've been making my way through all the cheap adjuncts found everyday in the 7/11 (excluding lites). Tasting Rolling Rock I discovered I'd perhaps inadvertently saved the worst for last.

Having acquired a taste (and even appreciation) for PBR and even Miller High Life, my first mouthful of Rolling Rock was a letdown. Where PBR has a slight crispness; this was watery yeast - with an off-putting sweetness reminiscent of sparkling mineral water. Ya know, that weird taste sparkling water has because of the carbonation? That's in abundance here. In fact, after 2 cans of Rolling Rock it seemed I was glugging sparkling water.

Zero hop flavor to my taste buds and that yeasty mineral water taste gets old quick. On the 4th can I gave up and dreamed of swishing a quality IPA round my mouth to get rid of that sparkling Dasani taste in my mouth.

In it's defense, it kept me very hydrated. Craft beers do tend to make me a little dehydrated after a session, but here with Rolling Rock it was quenching my thirst like a good sports drink while giving me a nice alco buzz. If you want to chug back on something close to mineral water and get a cheap buzz -- pick some up. Although I'd recommend PBR over this any day (assuming you're on a budget)

Serving type: can

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3/5  rDev +15.8%

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2/5  rDev -22.8%

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3/5  rDev +15.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -3.5%

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1.25/5  rDev -51.7%

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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev +15.8%

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Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -3.5%

04-13-2014 04:47:13 | More by NoProblem
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Texas

2/5  rDev -22.8%

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2.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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2.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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Jotora

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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ChristopherWIU-UTPA

Texas

3/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This was beer of choice as a young adult and college student, it just had a great taste and was a good beer to chill out and relax with, though it does leave you with a terrible hangover. The quality and taste did change when AB-InBev bought out Rolling Rock and moved production out of Pennsylvania. It pours real pale yellow, with a soapy head the dissolves quickly, and sparkles with carbonation. You get a mineral watery, malty taste, that is finished with a sweet taste. There is a malt aftertaste, no edge, light in body, and not filling. Good with food, working, and fishing.

Serving type: bottle

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New York

2/5  rDev -22.8%

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Virginia

1.25/5  rDev -51.7%

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Ohio

2.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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1.75/5  rDev -32.4%

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Jake29

New Jersey

3.48/5  rDev +34.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

I don't know if you guys know this but, Old bay crabs and a rolling rock go together like peanut butter and jelly

Also Nothing beats drinking some ponies at the beach. 7 ice cold ounces. Drink it before it gets warm on a hot summer day.

Rolling rock was my first beer I ever had so I gotta rep

I'm more of a IPA guy but I like to drink some rocks

Serving type: bottle

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Seabass1964

Arkansas

1.75/5  rDev -32.4%

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California

2/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I grew up in NY in the 1960's. And when I became of drinking age I had friends in western PA that I would visit often. Our sit on the porch and talk forever beer was Rolling Rock. I enjoyed the brisk, light flavor that really tasted of clear stream water. Until today, I had my last Rolling Rock around 2002 when it was still made in PA.

Just bought a 6 pack of the St. Louis Anhauser Busch Rolling Rock. This ain't the same beer of my youth. This beer is sudsy, tastes of mildewed hay. Tastes like a lightweight Schlitz. Terrible.

I live in Santa Rosa, CA now. Glad to have Russian River Brewing down the street form my house.

Serving type: bottle

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2/5  rDev -22.8%

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Rolling Rock Extra Pale from Latrobe Brewing Co.
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