American Dream Ale | Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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85
very good
64 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
United States
rockbottom.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Summer

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Added by Redrover on 07-21-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
64
Reviews:
43
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
9.38%
 
 
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.71/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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3/5  rDev -21.9%

Photo of Sevoking
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My next-door neighbor brought home a growler of this from the Cincinnati Rock Bottom location & we easily finished it off one night last week. Poured into a pint glass. Very easy to drink w/ a solid upfront hoppy, citrusy taste and a well-balanced aftertaste of bitterness & malt flavor. This was definitely a damn good IPA, but I'm not sure whether I liked it because it was so fresh or because it was just that good. Either way, w/out a doubt, a tasty offering from Rock Bottom.

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Photo of armock
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Poured a copper color with a white head that leaves lacing behind

S - Is of grapefruit citrus and piney hops

T - Follows the nose with grapefruit citrus and piney hops

M - This beer has a medium body with medium carbonation to it

D - This is a good IPA very good taste thats easy to drink I could drink a number of these in a sitting worth grabbing a pint or two from the brewpub

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4.47/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a clear reddish brown with a finger and a half of tan head that stuck around for a good while and left a nice lacing.

S - Fresh and light fruity hop aroma that fills the nose nicely. Not overbearing, seems right on target with a slight malty sweetness.

T - Hops hit the tongue hard with a very floral and pine hoppiness. The hops fade slightly as the malt washes them down and gives a brief malty/nutty smoothness on the tongue. The aftertaste is all hops and leaves a slight burn on the throat.

M/D - Mouthfeel is harsh, but not excessively biting and perfect for a hop lover. For a hop lover, it's hard to put this down, this is by far the best Rock Bottom Cincinnati beer I have had.

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3.42/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a clear orange/reddish color. A minimal white head forms, and recedes in a second. No lace.
S: Citrus hops up front. Some resiny pine comes in next. Grassy and floral with a biscuit malt balance.
T: Follows the nose. Citrus, pine, grassy, and floral hops. A good balance between the biscuit malt and hops. I like it.
M/D: A little lighter than I would like. Just a thin body. Easy to drink, and can quaff several with ease.

This and the Kolsch are my favorites from the brewpub in Denver. Something I would recommend if you make a visit.

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American Dream Ale from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
3.84 out of 5 based on 64 ratings.
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