Rochester Red
Rochester Mills Beer Co.

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From:
Rochester Mills Beer Co.
 
Michigan, United States
Style:
Lager - American Amber / Red
Ranked #36
ABV:
6.3%
Score:
81
Ranked #26,963
Avg:
3.54 | pDev: 11.58%
Ratings:
112
Status:
Active
Rated:
Dec 04, 2021
Added:
Nov 10, 2002
Wants:
  3
Gots:
  33
SCORE
81
Good
Notes: This deep red colored English-style ale features a rich, malty flavor profile, medium body, and a low level of hop bitterness for a smooth, great tasting, easy to drink beer that pairs well with a wide range of popular food dishes.
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4 by n2492004 from Michigan on Dec 04, 2021
 
3.55 by Meddwol from Michigan on Oct 27, 2021
 
3.25 by -Andrew- from Michigan on Mar 29, 2021
 
3.69 by Yendor61 from Michigan on Mar 21, 2020
 
3.68 by blissfulNemo from Michigan on Nov 12, 2019
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5/5  rDev +41.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by JimboBrews54 from Michigan

I know Erik the Red is right up there, I must have a thing for reds. This is different than Erik because it is not as heavy, this could pull off being its lighter cousin. This is one that stays well balanced, this also is not as sweet and it sets well within the Rochester line up, you will also see this all over Metro Detroit beer menus because it has become that much of mainstay.

Oct 08, 2018
 
4 by Rostie from Michigan on Feb 09, 2018
 
3.5 by Jim67 from Michigan on Dec 22, 2017
 
3.75 by jtransel from Illinois on Aug 10, 2017
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3.35/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
by lwillitz from Wisconsin

16-oz can into nonic pub glass

opens like a can of meat--the entire top comes off; weird

A - cloudy body of brown amber under a finger of light tan foam

S - caramel sweetness, a little nutty

T - bread, caramel, light grassy bitterness

M - medium body, medium/high carbonation

O - a decent red, nothing special

Apr 14, 2017
 
3.5 by SaisonRichBiere from Michigan on Apr 10, 2017
 
3.75 by Timc32 from Michigan on Mar 02, 2017
 
3.9 by mschultz88 from Michigan on Feb 20, 2017
 
3.88 by Jack74 from Michigan on May 19, 2016
 
3.5 by GRG1313 from California on May 03, 2016
 
3.33 by DaHood from Kentucky on Apr 23, 2016
 
3.51 by schnjac from Michigan on Mar 30, 2016
 
3.73 by Waveoff from Pennsylvania on Jan 14, 2016
 
3.33 by drunkenmess from Michigan on Jan 12, 2016
 
3.5 by BigRizz62 from Maryland on Dec 02, 2015
 
3.46 by jiggidy from Michigan on Oct 21, 2015
 
3.42 by Desimoaj from Michigan on Oct 15, 2015
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by DrDemento456 from Pennsylvania

A - Real deep red color very clear with just a layer ring of foam that fades to a good lace ring.
S - Malty sweet light hop smells. Toffee hints.
T - Very good toffee like malt with a slight drying bitterness and a bready finish.
M - Medium bodied slightly chewy. Traditional.

Overall a very tasty red ale very malty and easy to drink.

Oct 07, 2015
 
3.58 by bluHatter from Michigan on Aug 01, 2015
 
 
4.04 by 98green from Michigan on Jun 10, 2015
 
3.28 by Eziel from Ohio on Jun 05, 2015
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3.83/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by jduprey007 from Michigan

Reminiscent of a winter warmer. Tasty, though not dead on for style.

May 16, 2015
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3.6/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by BeerBeast from Florida

The can is clearly marked, "Ale." Why is this beer listed under lagers??

May 07, 2015
 
4.16 by Doublicious from Michigan on Apr 11, 2015
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3.94/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Kyle_Padre_Knell

Solid red lager taste. Alcohol taste was prominent for the percentage. Good look and feel.

Apr 10, 2015
 
3.75 by km02600 from Michigan on Apr 09, 2015
 
3.23 by UPBrewer92 from Michigan on Mar 30, 2015
 
3.38 by chuckgietzen from Michigan on Mar 24, 2015
 
3.5 by Pog-Mo-Thoin from Michigan on Mar 15, 2015
 
3.62 by twonder23 from Ohio on Mar 12, 2015
 
3.31 by mrebeka from Michigan on Feb 01, 2015
 
3.52 by DavidRandall from Michigan on Jan 03, 2015
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3.56/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by Brentwood from Michigan

Great beer, very traditional for an English style red ale in my opinion. I enjoy this brew and is a great palate builder for "newbies"

Dec 31, 2014
Rochester Red from Rochester Mills Beer Co.
Beer rating: 81 out of 100 with 112 ratings