Rolling Rock Extra Pale | Latrobe Brewing Co.

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Rolling Rock Extra PaleRolling Rock Extra Pale

Brewed by:
Latrobe Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States

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

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2.92/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Light straw color, mostly see-through. Weak head, weak retention. Grainy aroma with hints of herbal hop. Mild malt flavor and lots of rice adjunct. Grassy, herbal hop and not quite enough to balance. Light bodied, coarse grainy texture, descent carbonation. Nothing special. No offensive flavors but nothing interesting either.

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look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Rolling Rock

LOOK: Labeled as extra pale, and fits that description. Damn near clear.

SMELL: Grains, corn, straw, and coming off a bit medicinal.

TASTE: Tart grains, rice, wild yeast. This is like a gueze light. A touch of acidic hops with a garbage pail quality that somehow works here. This is my crap beer of choice when good cheap beer is not available. Cracker like malt, leafy, oily bitterness and a bit sour. Above all else, all of these flavors are very, very light. It is kind of sour, true beer aficionados may find this flavor profile comical, to say the least.

OVERALL: Kind of odd when you actually try to taste this beer. If you're not paying attention, it drinks like water. Under the microscope, it's kind of odd like mentioned earlier.

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look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

appearance is excellent, great styling, smell is good too, taste is excellent, they must use alot of hops in making it, yet its very sweet, its like a sweeter version of Heineken, mouth-feel is pretty nice I suppose, and overall I love this beer, my one and only beef with it is that its hard to find, but besides that I think this is the pinnacle of American Macro lagers, and I would hope that even all the craft beer preppies on this site try it and like it too.

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look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4.25

Rolling rock is one beer I am glad I found. My sexy boyfriend introduced us, now I crave its fresh sizzle and yummy flavor more then him, heehee. Thanks Latrobe Brewing Company. You rock my world, but let this be a secret, k. I kinda wish I had a joint to smoke while I drink you, heehee. Shhh...don't tell, he will get jealous.

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12oz green bottle

Light funky lager that goes down like seltzer. I mean that in a good way. Just a light touch of that sour armpit Euro flavor, and only slight astringency. Chugging one, it feels heavier than most comparable lagers, surprising for how light it is.

Don't buy "Shit Rock" in cans. Bottle is the way to go with this stuff. Just get the case covered in cardboard and you'll be a-ok

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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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