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Circle City Light | Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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Brewed by:
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
United States

Style: Light Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by hotstuff on 11-09-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 5
Reviews by hdf561:
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3.8/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had this at Rockbottom in Indy, and it was good.

Appeared with minimal head and golden/yellow color

Smelled decent

Tasted really good

Felt like beer in my mouth which I liked

Very smooth but heavier than other light beers, did not make me as full as a Yeung Light but still felt alot fuller than normal. Still felt like I could keep drinking these. Well worth the try out.

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Photo of whit_knee_41
3/5  rDev -2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of hotstuff
2.02/5  rDev -34%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

On tap at Rock Bottom in downtown Indianapolis, IN.It poured a large sized white creamy head that contained fine-small sized bubbles that completely dissipated.The body was clear with a pale-straw yellow hue.The nose was lightly malty and a hint of hops with a sour and bitter flavor.The mouthfeel was tingly, fairly smooth and thin textured with a light body.There was a fair amount of lacing with this beer.This beer was tapped on 10-19-03.

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Photo of BEERchitect
3.1/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Not the best beer offered by Rock Bottom--Indy, but one that is sure to appease the BudMillerCoors fans.

The beer has the standard straw color that is expected, though a bit light. I might detect a bit of a haze comming out of this one as well. Nice head formation, but retention and lacing suffers as expected from the style.

Very light aromas of pisner malts and light cereal/raw grains detected as well. Not as 'empty' as most, this beer might be all-malt as well. Fairy hoppy in the nose with a nice little dose of floral and piney notes.

Flavors are quite malty as well, just light- very light. The malts balance well against a part-grain flavor that comes across as bready and nutty. A light lemony ester seems to seep into the taste. Hop flavor is there as well but don't have the punch that I expected from the nose.

Textures are very light; dangerously close to thin and watery complexions. No real astringency, the light pilsner malts fare better than expected. Hop bitterness is present but do little more than keep the sweetness in check.

Though a pretty decent light beer, the taste and texture suffers for the serious beer drinkers.

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Photo of JamesS
4.5/5  rDev +47.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a nice golden color with some decent head, but almost no lacing. Nice clean scent, but very little else there, nothing great but nothing bad. Good taste, very refreshing and clean, a nice bit of sweetness, without being overly malty. It goes down very smoothly. This is not my favorite style, but this is a very good beer for the style, and a very drinkable beer overall regardless.

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Photo of Dogbrick
1.95/5  rDev -36.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

From a sampler at the Indy location: This beer is a pale gold color with a thin white head. Thin and quick lacing. The aroma is mildly hoppy. Light-bodied and crisp with a flavor that is typical of most brewpubs with their "Light Lager" selection. This beer adheres to that pretty well in that it is on the bland side and won't scare a macro drinker too much. The finish is crisp and somewhat flavorless.

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Circle City Light from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
Beer rating: 3.06 out of 5 with 6 ratings
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