Rocket Bike American Lager | Moab Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Moab Brewery
Utah, United States
themoabbrewery.com

Style: California Common / Steam Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our steamer beer is a unique 100% style lager. Brewed with a special strain of lager yeast that works better at warmer temperatures. This method dates back to the late 1800s, when refrigeration was a greater luxury. Amber in color, medium bodied with a malty character. Mildly fruity with an assertive hop bitterness and a crisp clean finish.

28 IBU

Added by Wasatch on 03-06-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,650
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
48
pDev:
12.61%
 
 
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Ratings: 48 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of WoodBrew
3.45/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I tried this at the brewery. It poured a clear golden with white head that did not leave any lace. The scent had subtle grain notes. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink with biscuit flare. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it was an ok beer.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.14/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

One of the earlier breweries to put their offerings into cans. This pours a dark golden yellow to light amber in a seemingly familiar appearance contrasted with the originator Anchor Steam. Appearance is solid, head is 1/2" on the top and has above average retention.

Aroma hits the toasted malt notes, doesn't really reveal too much in the way of a lager or fruity lager steam kind of beer yeast, more like a familiar AAL type of lager yeast. Nothing in terms of corn, seems all barley.

Taste is pretty normal. Like a bulked up macro lager in the malt department, but otherwise, the lager yeast and high carbonation seem pretty traditional at this point in time. Its a decent beer, but impossible to get drunk off of without any wow power that a low abv beer would need to drink more than one of.

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Photo of darth_punchbowl
3.7/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Interesting little beer. Aroma is cool, toasty and a touch smoky. Flavors follow the nose. Theres caramel, some dank, with a hit of smoke and lime. I'd recommend you try it, as I've never had a lager quite like this except for maybe a Vienna.

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Photo of Kayakguy
3.33/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of UtahBeerPleb
3.48/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Franziskaner
3.59/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Deep copper to amber in color with a quarter inch head of creamy beige head. The aroma is of chestnuts and caramel. I'm tasting light flavors of chestnut, caramel, and just a hint of smoke. The mouth is light, smooth, and crisp.

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Photo of Commandophile
3.58/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vfgccp
3.6/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OompaMentor
2.98/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Can poured into a glass; modest carbonation and nice head. Clear Amber color, light on the palate with subtle malts. A descent beer but not really one to rave about

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Photo of MTKATL
3.02/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Timmy_legs
2.75/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of csgeorge
3.49/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OrestesMethuon
3.47/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jsteez
3.48/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Decent lager. Thin and watery body; toasty sweet malts up front, and a slight bitter grassy hop in the aftertaste. No lace on glass; poured a 1 finger white foamy head; red color. Smells sweet, toasty, malty, and grainy. Reminds me of an Oktoberfest or Vienna Lager.

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Photo of ejimhof
3/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of sgttibbs
3/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Basoos1
4/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of heerboth
3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Photo of Latarnik
3/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of Gerred
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of ChaseBacon
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of BamfBacon
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of gratefulbeerhead
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of KevMo84
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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Rocket Bike American Lager from Moab Brewery
Beer rating: 3.33 out of 5 with 48 ratings