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Rolling Rock Extra Pale | Latrobe Brewing Co.

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2,911 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#44,870
Reviews:
852
Ratings:
2,911
pDev:
27.03%
Bros Score:
2.86
 
 
Wants:
37
Gots:
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Trade:
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Photo of cliffjord
2.44/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of JustLikeMyDad
3/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ichoosefiction
1.93/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of colts9016
3.82/5  rDev +47.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pour from a can into a glass at 35 degrees. The head of the beer is one finger frothy creamy with poor retention, typical for an AAL. The color of the beer is SRM 2 pale straw. The clarity of the beer is crystal clear. A large number of carbonation bubbles exist within.

The initial aroma of the beer is corn (light DMS), grain, floral, and light malt notes.
Additional aromas in the beer are yeast and green apple.

The first taste of the beer is floral, grain, light malt, and corn (medium DMS). Additional flavors in the beer are green apple, yeast, light floral, and a touch phenolic.

The mouthfeel of the beer is light, the carbonation is high, and the finish is medium.

For an AAL, this beer is not too bad. All the flavor and style is correct for this style of beer.

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Photo of TheCrowsEye
1.02/5  rDev -60.6%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of M_Lager
2.88/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of JoeyJellico
1.9/5  rDev -26.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of OldSchoolMike
2.84/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

This beer hit the market in NC just as I was coming of age. I was a commuting college student at the time, still living with Mom and Pop. I recall that upon my 21st birthday, my Mom soon bought me (unsolicited) one twelve-pack of Schlitz Malt Liquor, then one twelve-pack of Rolling Rock (perhaps she thought that if I switched to beer, I would be less interested in weed, and she was right; I haven't done that stuff for two decades). However, when she noticed how quickly I drained a 12-pack, the flow ran dry, lol. Not a bad beer for the price, though. Too much corn flavor for my liking, but I will get it every now and then if the price is right. It does have a more distinctive flavor than many AALs, you just have to like/be in the mood for that flavor.

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Photo of Cthulhusquid
4.13/5  rDev +59.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Look: In a can, but let's say 1 finger white head with a pale yellow body.

Smell : See below.

Taste : Grains, mild corn, and banana. Kind of a strange taste for an adjunct lager.

Feel : Light body, medium carbonation. Mildly sweet upfront, balanced finish.

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Photo of Justin4498
1.82/5  rDev -29.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of GP9
3.25/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

This is one of my go to easy drinking beers. Yes, it may be one of hundreds of American adjunct lagers, but it has a unique flavor. I sense a hazelnut hint.

Too bad AB bought it. This is my chaser after a nice single malt.

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Photo of henrycjones4
1/5  rDev -61.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I find absolutely nothing good about this beer. Rolling Rock Extra Pale tries a little bit too hard to be more than an adjunct lager, tasting as if the beer had fermented in a barrel full of pennies giving off a copper taste. The green bottles and cans are not good looking at all and the beer itself smells and tastes awful. If I could rate lower than a 1, I would. When buying a 30 pack of beer, I would highly recommend just going with either Coors, Bud Light or Natty.

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Photo of tbrax34
1/5  rDev -61.4%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

If I could give a zero I would. I cannot fathom why anybody would buy Rolling Rock under any circumstances.

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Photo of deonreds
1.9/5  rDev -26.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of DoctorRobert1969
3/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I always kinda dug the Rock. Super pale and some sort of limestoney thing going on. They throw down like water!

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Photo of gardner254
1.99/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of BenHoppy
3.58/5  rDev +38.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Holderness
3/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Unlike most AALs, this one actually has some merit to its appearance, with a nice extra pale golden body and a two-finger white head produced with moderately aerated pour. Minimal retention or lacing, but still. Aromas are – as expected – mostly grainy, metallic, and sulfuric. Flavors largely follow the nose, with just a tad of saaz-like hoppiness. Super light and smooth drinking. Overall definitely up there for go-to shit beer, along with Narragansett, PBR, Miller High Life.

60/100

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2.26/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

A universally unoffensive, albeit unremarkable, beer.

Look: It's light, yellowish, and carbonated. A little like if someone carbonated urine.

Smell: Corn and slightly gone-off malt. Not horrid, not special.

Taste: Is there a taste? First hit is water, followed by corn, little bit of wheat, barely any malt flavor. Again, unremarkable, but unoffensive.

Feel: Imagine a soda that lost 28% of its carbonation.

Overall: Look, RR is not a great beer. It's bottom shelf cheap, tastes like corn, and is 4.4%. What exactly did you expect? If it's summer, very little beer is as refreshing (barring sours of course), but it's cheap beer. Drinkable, CONSIDERABLY better than coors, bud, or anything with "ice" in the name, but nothing special.

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Photo of Mdorn
2.22/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of dave_ackbar
2.37/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of OzmanBey
5/5  rDev +93.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Krusader
2.31/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Simon212
2.29/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of AngEo
2/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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