Rolling Rock Extra Pale | Latrobe Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
63
poor
2,742 Ratings
THE BROS
67
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Rolling Rock Extra PaleRolling Rock Extra Pale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Latrobe Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
rollingrock.com

Style: American Adjunct Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

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.

Added by Todd on 03-02-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,742
Reviews:
827
Avg:
2.64
pDev:
26.52%
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
574
For Trade:
1
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Photo of cknoch
3.31/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerBobber
3.64/5  rDev +37.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Very clear light yellow, or urine color with a good two fingers of white crackling head.

Smeels sweet, bready and grainy. Also smells a bit sour.

Taste is very light standard lager flavor. Not much really on the flavor as far as picking out any profiles.

Mouth feel is light and watery with an easy finish.

The smell was a bit odd as this came from a 25 oz. can and not a green bottle. The beer itself is light and easy going. Not a whole lot of flavor and seemed almost like a light beer. I guess if it were on a deep sale price I could get some for something served ice cold on a hot day. And we have plenty of hot days here in Las Vegas.

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Photo of BellinghamBiker
2.51/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of poisoneddwarf
2.77/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Backlog. 12 oz bottle. Corn-filled aroma. Pale, not "extra pale" like the label says; no different than any other pale lager. Good lacing for this style. Flavor is sweet, surprisingly. High carbonation. Above average pale lager--definitely the best of this style I’ve ranked so far.

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Photo of Stout_Scout
3.13/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NotAlcoholicJustAHobby
2.95/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

The beer pours a super clear golden yellow with a fluffy white 1 and a half finger head. The head doesn't stick around long however which doesn't bode well for the feel. The nose is actually better than I was expecting based on some of my previous AAL tastings. There is a discernible if not overly strong aroma of sweet corn. No DMS or sulfur detectable thankfully.
As expected the taste is also fairly subdued and mimics the nose with corn sweetness that never reaches the level of cloying for me. (reader beware: I have a big sweet tooth so YMMV).
The feel is as expected quite watery and thin, along the lines of the PBR I had yesterday. Overall I find myself enjoying this, but that enjoyment is undoubtedly benefiting from the fact I just got done mowing the lawn and find myself parched. You could do worse than Rolling Rock on a hot day. You could undoubtedly do better as well.

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Photo of halivera
2.8/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of NickFry9
1.35/5  rDev -48.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Photo of Hopheadhiker
1.83/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of brewnme
2.53/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Golfontap
3.28/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MichaelGennings
3.46/5  rDev +31.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

White head. Light cereal grain notes. Light body. Crisp and dry finish. For the style, this beer is good. It's serviceable. Perfect for ball games and barbecues. It's not complex and it's not meant to be.

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Photo of anakincane
2.1/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of IBUBrew
1.98/5  rDev -25%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of constantine_272
2.89/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Ultra clear zero head, light carbonation. Smells of creamy wheat and a bit of steel. Cool and slightly sweet with a mild tart fruity apple finish. Again a steel taste lingers longer than it should, but the finish is pretty light crisp and refreshing. Pretty high on my list of cheap beers. I bought an 18 pack for 8 bucks. Worth it.

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Photo of Winzlow
2.12/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.25

As stated - from a long time ago...I grew up on $1.25 sixers of RR in the late 70's (the short barrel looking bottles). It had a special clarity to the look and the taste back then - very crisp - that I do not find today. Yes, they have ruined this beer.

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Photo of fthegiants
1/5  rDev -62.1%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of craigbelly
2.92/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I have a love if this beer from past. In a galaxy far fae away..when it was actually from glass lines tanks in Pennsylvania...long before AB bought and ruined it.

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Photo of JohnTurano
2.5/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of jsbirnba
2.83/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of dcotom
2.53/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured cold from 12-ounce bottle into standard pint glass. Pale straw color, with a couple of fingers of wispy white foam that settled after a minute or two. Not much to write about here. Very light aroma, flavor, and body, with a little bitterness on the finish as it warmed. Overall, don't bother.

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Photo of BallsDeep
2.25/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Notatrendybeerdrinker
3/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

You people don't know shnit! Beer is beer!!! Craft beer is awesome but you geeks give it a bad name for hard working regular beer drinkers. Rolling Rock was better when it was made in PA.

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Photo of bryanzk
3.18/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nater919
2.99/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Rolling Rock Extra Pale from Latrobe Brewing Co.
2.64 out of 5 based on 2,742 ratings.
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