Rolling Rock Extra Pale | Latrobe Brewing Co.

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63
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2,758 Ratings
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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:
2,758
Reviews:
830
Avg:
2.64
pDev:
26.52%
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
588
For Trade:
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Photo of choll
2.98/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Figured I would give it a try. Not bad. Try it yourself and see.

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Photo of kraut6363
1.88/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of pro45
2.5/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Last time I had this beer was in 1986 at a Hard Rock Cafe in NYC. Wow. Don't remember how it tasted back then, but this time I sampled a 12 ounce can. Very light straw color with a soapy white head that fades quickly. Smell is clean malts, rice, and some hops. Taste is very light. Like a light beer. Mostly rice and sweet malts. Very boring, actually. But clean and crisp. Not offensive at all. Huge lack of flavor, however. Probably would make a good backyard BBQ beer where you can easily have several of these. $8.69 for a 12 pack.

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Photo of drXploit
3.2/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I used to drink this beer daily in the early 2000's, and I used to buy it by the case. I didn't know any better, and I was spending a little bit more than I probably should have.
Look: It looks very generic and not eye pleasing whatsoever.
Smell: Coppery, sort of skunky to me.
Taste: Not the greatest but goes along with all of the other light-tasting American beers out there.
Feel: It's very easy to drink, it goes down smooth. It's easy to get carried away with a case of these. (I have some fond memories, haha)

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Photo of jbehlar
2.85/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of buffaloipa23
1.36/5  rDev -48.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.5

Photo of FBarber
2.64/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Scott_McCool
3.5/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 322wingedfoot
2.33/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of StormAles
2.51/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Nace4
2.91/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Thomas_Wikman
2.78/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Theasylum89
4.03/5  rDev +52.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Incredibly smooth with out too much of the bitter hopp after taste. Crisp light and refreshing. One of the first apa ive tried and grown to enjoy. Might be a bit too watered down for some folks but if you like light beer this is the one for you.

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Photo of CharlesK
2.78/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Alhedg
4.13/5  rDev +56.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of bunnysgalore77
5/5  rDev +89.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

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Rolling Rock Extra Pale from Latrobe Brewing Co.
2.64 out of 5 based on 2,758 ratings.
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