Rolling Rock Extra Pale
Latrobe Brewing Co.

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From:
Latrobe Brewing Co.
 
Missouri, United States
Style:
American Adjunct Lager
Ranked #230
ABV:
4.4%
Score:
62
Ranked #30,577
Avg:
2.62 | pDev: 27.48%
Reviews:
963
Ratings:
2,241
Status:
Active
Rated:
Nov 20, 2022
Added:
Mar 02, 2001
Wants:
  45
Gots:
  800
SCORE
62
Poor
Rolling Rock Extra PaleRolling Rock Extra Pale
Notes: 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.
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3.84/5  rDev +46.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
poured from a 12oz can into a standard pint glass. dull, foggy gold with a rocky off-white foam cap. not much lacing. stale, bad beer on the nose. taste follows but it’s much more tolerable than the nose for some reason. less offensive; more drinkable. not much to the mouthfeel, crisply carbonated and finishes watered down. it’s not so terrible, it’ll due.
Nov 20, 2022
 
 
Rated: 5 by pmaynard from New York

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
I grew up in PA. Where this was brewed just outside of Pittsburgh. It seemingly always had a loyal following. A very easy drinking beer. Pours a lite straw color. The aroma is light in hops. Initial taste is light bodied with a subtle taste of sweetness. Poured into a 12 ounce glass it has a nice pillow like head that stays a little longer than normal showing good carbonation. Laces along the glass after the head goes away again nice carbonation. Over all a nice easy drinking beer for when you're having more than one.
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Nice color and foam. Tastes like a lite beer but sadly has the calories of a regular one. Still I like it. Reminds me of old times. An unassuming classic that is still around.
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look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5
Saw this at that beer store and remembered drinking this one years ago. Thought I would get it for old-time sake.

Pours a very light clear, pale-ale yellow color and a small white head. The taste is of a light ale. Not bad when it's chilled really good.
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2/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
Pours apple yellow, no head no lacing, I think it a glass if urine might be as appealing. Nose was grassy hops and corn. Not much flavor to this, it was thin and watery, no carbonation. I wasn't expecting much and I got less than I thought, this was probably the worst beer I've had that didn't include the word "light or lite".
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2/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2
Cool bottle, weak fluid inside. American macro swill, just slightly more tasty than water. Was available in Norway 20 years ago, I haven't missed it since.
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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Kinda my go to beer right now. Maybe not the best, but $14 for an 18 rack is a pretty good deal.
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Reviewed by sodavisions from Michigan

3.32/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3
LOOK: clear yellow. ¼ finger of foam on top, looks a lot like urine in a glass lol
SMELL: corn and malt
TASTE: like water. C’mon, man. You’re looking at a review of Rolling Rock.
FEEL: lightly carbonated.
OVERALL: My cheap beer of choice.
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Reviewed by tekstr1der from New Hampshire

3.65/5  rDev +39.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
I'm on a mission to find something to dethrone PBR in the AAL category, and this comes darn close. Really nothing offensive about the aroma, flavor, finish, or aftertaste. It's in the running. Not at all disappointed I needed to buy 6x16oz to find out. They were enjoyed.
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Reviewed by JZH1000 from Colorado

3.22/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
Poured into a pint glass out of the 25oz "one extra oz" can

On the pour a 2 finger head forms then gets rocky and disappears within a couple minutes leaving only a ring around the glass. Lively carbonation and a yellow golden straw color. Cheap Light "full flavor" lager.

Aroma is better than a lot of domestics in the glass to be honest. No skunk or lager grossness. Some diacetyl however, and a corny malty note. Decent for the style but not blowing any socks off.

Flavor follows the aroma with a lightness throughout the whole thing carrying the beer flavor of it but the barley/corn flavor is more pronounced, but in a dry crisp actually malty way if that makes sense. It isn't syrupy sweet, and is actually refreshing to put down. Not as light as a "light" American beer, but going against all light colored lagers out there, this is pretty light in flavor. Light diacetyl once again, carried in the aftertaste.

Feel is actually solid light to medium body with a decent malty evolution. Not watery, but doesn't overstay its welcome. Good refresher.

Overall I don't understand all the hate on this beer. There's nothing innately wrong with it, it's cheap, and arguably better than most AALs out there. Not hoppy at all but the malt has actual character and the off flavors are forgivable and not some travesty of beer handling.
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Reviewed by elNopalero from California

2.51/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5
Skunky, funky, but not in the barnyard way. It’s very bland, warms up too quickly, and gave me a headache after drinking. I see how I managed to go decades between trying this one out.
Jan 21, 2022
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Reviewed by wadamslll

2.41/5  rDev -8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5
It’s a decent enough light lager. Been years since I last had it. My dad used to keep the Rock cans in fridge. I remember as a boy. Nostalgia. Probably won’t buy it again but 18 bucks for a 30 pack, perfect score for this beer run. No bitter aftertaste. Not a lot of flavor. I would prefer Coors banquet or Modelo. MHL or Bud might even be better. Or Tecate. PBR for sure. Those are my next purchases. Still trying to find my house beer. The Rock ain’t it.

This beer is best drunken straight from a can. Don’t pour it into a glass. It loses its character.
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3.25/5  rDev +24%
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Mother's milk!
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1.8/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2
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3.68/5  rDev +40.5%
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I first started drinking RR in my younger days, it was cheap, good if it was real cold, and easy to drink. That still stands true today. Sometimes while fixing a big breakfast I'll put a RR in the freezer for 15-20 min. then get it out and drink it with my meal(out of a chilled glass of course). I do like the taste, not bitter or over hoppy like some beers and at times it reminds me of my younger days.
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Rated: 2.63 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

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2.95/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
25 oz CAN cost 2 bucks, poured into das boot for fun on a football Friday, after raking leaves and lighting fires. Last time I had this was back in the 80's and 90's while pipelining 80 hour weeks in western PA summers. A hot muggy physical job.
It's very pale like Bud light, and head is gone in a flash, smells pretty decent and unique pleasing grassy "fresh" like a fabric softener sheet.
Taste is light and much better than Bud Light, finish is clean and no syrupy stickiness . Pretty good cheap beer for chugging fast, if it's ice cold and from a CAN. Better than I thought it would be
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2.75/5  rDev +5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4.5
The first case of beer I ever drank with friends back when I was a young buck. Many have come since, but this one will always hold a special place in my heart. In reality, it sucks and I'm biased.
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3.63/5  rDev +38.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Honestly much better than I was expecting. Surprisingly good malt flavor, and nice and sessionable.
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Rolling Rock Extra Pale from Latrobe Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 62 out of 100 with 3204 ratings