Rolling Rock Extra Pale | Latrobe Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
63
poor
2,733 Ratings
THE BROS
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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:
2,733
Reviews:
824
Avg:
2.64
pDev:
26.52%
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
568
For Trade:
1
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2.25/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of Will_Dixon
3.79/5  rDev +43.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a simple, great beer for sitting around a pool and relaxing. Best enjoyed from the bottle ice-cold, it is amazingly refreshing beer for what it is. it loses marks for its run-of-the-millnes, but it is a good, cheap beer. comparable to Budweiser or Miller, it's not the best, but is certinly is not the worst.

I love this beer, it is light and is meant for enjoyment. If you are looking to get smashed, go for something else. It is mild when compared to a lager or a pilsner, and it pales( heh pale) in comparison to other, more expensive pale ales. But it is called EXTRA pale ale for a reason.

For those of you who would like a good, refreshing beer without a huge price tag, go for the rolling rock. For those of you with a bit more beer money, I'd recommend Alexander Keith, very similar but a bit more refined.

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Photo of PorterPro125
3.3/5  rDev +25%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Nothing special here. A simple, refreshing pale ale that goes down smooth on a hot summers day.

A- A golden, almost green colour that is very quite typical of the style.
Sticky three finger head that dissipates within a few minutes to a 1/2 finger.

S- grainy smell. Lots of barley here and nothing in the way of hops.

T- Very crisp and refreshing. A little hop presence but nothing extraordinary.

M- Although this isn't a light beer it sure does feel so. Very watery with a lot of carbonation.

O- I don't usually buy cheaper ales such as rolling rock as they are usually fizzy like a soda and lack any valuable taste and character. This time around I decided to try this one to suffice as refreshing beverage on a warm summer day. Go in with low expectations and you won't be entirely disappointed. I recommend this one.

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3.5/5  rDev +32.6%

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2.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -5.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of Michael_DaBeers_IV
2.72/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

While green is my favorite color, the beer is definitely not. It is to my best belief that they have recently changed this beer, and in doing so greatly reduced the quality/taste. I used to like it at first (14.99 30 packs!:)) but now that I'm older, I have really learned that it is quite gross. In saying that, it is still beer, and if it's in the fridge or at the party, fuck it, because I'm drinking it!

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Photo of Damian
2.3/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Drank from a 12 fl.oz. bottle purchased at Downtown Wine and Spirits, Somerville, MA
Served in a pint glass

Crystal clear, pale golden yellow appearance. A one-finger, tight, cottony, bright white head topped the liquid, but it completely disappeared within seconds.

Crisp, dry and powdery, lager yeast notes dominated the aroma initially. Mild hops. Touch of sulfur and skunk. Overall, very nondescript. As the beer warmed, the nose turned more bland. Hints of corn were also detectible.

The flavor profile was rather boring as well, but it did have more going on than the nose. Grainy malts came through on the front end. Slightly lemony and tart in the center. Hints of sulfur and skunk on the finish. Touch of earthy, bittering hops as well.

Thin, light and fizzy, the mouthfeel was fairly standard for the style. Spritzy and seltzer-like.

Of all the American adjunct lagers I have tried, Rolling Rock is definitely one of the lightest and most bland. I can only image how flavorless the actual light version of this must be.

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2.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +51.5%

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2.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of HereWithTheBeer
3.35/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Alrighty, first review! So, what do I want to review here...uhh...*rummages through refridgerator*...Ah, Rolling Rock...my mom loves this beer. Does Mother knows best? Welp, let's find out. Bottoms up!
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Poured from bottle into a standard US Pint.
A- A hazy golden hue, many bubbles throughout the glass. 1/2 inch off white head, a little sticky. Very bubbly and looks appealing. 3.5/5
S- Very earthy smell, a tad bit spicy and nutty. Pretty clean, but not too special. 2.75/5
T- Goes down clean, has a bit of barley and spices, but can taste the hops. A good blend. 3.5/5
M- Light, crisp and smooth. A very sharp taste still resounds. Can't complain with that! 3.75/5
O- Very easy to drink one or two of these for me. If you're in quick need of a cheap beer that is light and smooth, I recommend this. You get your money's worth. 3.5/5
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Verdict-
Well, looks as if Mom knows her stuff! I often feel like this beer gets a bad rep from more experienced drinkers. It's very good, and one that I can consider a go-to beer for light and easy drinking.

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2/5  rDev -24.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -43.2%

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2/5  rDev -24.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -5.3%

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3/5  rDev +13.6%

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1.75/5  rDev -33.7%

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3/5  rDev +13.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +32.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +42%

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3.5/5  rDev +32.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -5.3%

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Rolling Rock Extra Pale from Latrobe Brewing Co.
2.64 out of 5 based on 2,733 ratings.
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