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Patriot Pale Ale - RJ Rockers Brewing Company

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208 Ratings
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Ratings: 208
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 14.04%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
RJ Rockers Brewing Company visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our American pale ale is aggressively hopped with Challenger and Cascade and has a sweet caramel finish. The flavor that launched RJ Rockers – and brewer Mark Johnsen’s personal fave.

(Beer added by: brentk56 on 03-26-2005)
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CJS5

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

01-19-2012 21:59:28 | More by CJS5
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tmaury

Ohio

3.2/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I am not sure what is going on with this beer. I have had it twice, and though it is not horrible, the carbonation in it usually makes it over flow right out of the bottle.

It has a dark amber color and gives off a large amount of head that doesn't last long. Very dull piney taste and very little citrus as well. I can't really distinguish the caramel/malt taste. This one does not do it for me. I would like to see them drive home the malt taste a little better.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2014 00:18:59 | More by tmaury
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

06-23-2014 22:29:22 | More by Tucquan
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South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

06-22-2014 17:36:13 | More by Runningonempty
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New York

2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

06-15-2014 22:05:52 | More by VaporDome
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California

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

06-08-2014 07:19:47 | More by KevMo84
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Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

06-07-2014 21:24:51 | More by mwade5
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +24.3%

05-27-2014 23:46:12 | More by norinco
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -5%

05-24-2014 22:45:18 | More by DrunkinYogi
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TheFunGuy

Virginia

2.88/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 1.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Purchased in a 6-pack because the Peach beer is so respected.

It is very over carbonated, to the extent that attempting to open at cellar temp results in a large foam over. When poured cold the head is very excessive and the beer clearly has too much CO2.

The smell is malt and piney hops, the taste is the malt with the hop, and very little of caramel described by the makers. The fact there is too much CO2 spoils the mouthfeel and the beer overall.

I emailed the brewers to tell them it is very over carbonated, with the lot number, 4350. They emailed to say the beer was about 6 months out from bottling when consumed, and they suspect too much yeast was in the bottles causing carbonation in the bottle while in the warehouse.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2014 18:02:52 | More by TheFunGuy
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canawler

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -5%

05-21-2014 02:40:05 | More by canawler
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brpendergast85

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

04-19-2014 05:33:40 | More by brpendergast85
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robebo44

Virginia

3/5  rDev -12.3%

04-08-2014 01:19:52 | More by robebo44
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Paz8812

Maryland

3/5  rDev -12.3%

03-09-2014 21:24:09 | More by Paz8812
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jwill303

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

02-04-2014 14:07:40 | More by jwill303
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

02-03-2014 00:31:04 | More by Knapp85
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dexterk1

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -5%

01-21-2014 23:33:04 | More by dexterk1
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Genx

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

01-18-2014 22:59:30 | More by Genx
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

3/5  rDev -12.3%

01-12-2014 05:58:37 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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Lukass

Ohio

4/5  rDev +17%

01-08-2014 02:52:57 | More by Lukass
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

12-30-2013 04:18:27 | More by jaydoc
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

3.73/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A- Pours as a deep golden color with an orange glow that settles into the glass with a slight haze. One of the largest, frothiest heads I have ever seen. Slightly off-white head that takes forever to settle.

S- Decent amount of hoppy aroma with hints of citrus and pine. Bready malt sneaks through to provide some grainy aromas.

T- Pretty balanced with the piney hops coming through the toasted malt. Hints of caramel malt and a sugar-sweet flavor sneaks in from time to time as well.

M- Not sure if there are carbonation issues with this one or not, but the huge head seems to have impacted the carbonation. Otherwise, medium bodied and pretty drinkable.

O- A decent pale ale that is easy to drink and balanced. Worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2013 03:11:59 | More by stephenjmoore
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MotoGuitard

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -12.3%

12-13-2013 15:54:14 | More by MotoGuitard
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Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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FUwolfpacker

South Carolina

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Patriot Pale Ale from RJ Rockers Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 208 ratings.