Red Rocket Ale | Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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4.05/5
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2,613 Ratings
Red Rocket AleRed Rocket Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co.
California, United States
bearrepublic.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Red Rocket Ale is a bastardized Scottish style red ale that traces it's origins to our homebrew roots. This full bodied and hoppy brew finishes on the palate with sweet, caramel malt flavors.

2009 California State Fair - SILVER
1999 Great American Beer Festival® Other Strong Ales or Lagers - SILVER
1998 Great American Beer Festival® Other Strong Ales - SILVER

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-05-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,819
Reviews:
1,178
Ratings:
2,613
pDev:
10.86%
Bros Score:
4.34
 
 
Wants:
177
Gots:
271
Trade:
4
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Photo of keanex
3.06/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a pint glass.

A: A hazy mahogany color with some sediment floating around, possibly a bit old. Thin tan head dissipates quickly.

S: Very sweet and strong. Fruits, almost like a fresh apple cider with some pear flavors.

T: Piney, earthy, with some sweet malts underlying. I'm not liking this very much though, not sure if it's old or just something I don't like but something is off.

M: Creamy with soft carbonation.

O: I'll have to try this again when I can be sure it's fresh. There's no date on this, but I don't think this is supposed to taste like this. A bit cidery even, not something I'm enjoying at all.

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3/5  rDev -25.9%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3/5  rDev -25.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.12/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big plum raisin aroma. Nice creamy mouth feel. Mildly carbonated, bit of nut presence but plum raisin dominates. I think this may have gone over a bit as the reviews and label mention hops and don’t really mention the plum alcohol. Best I can tell it was brewed in July 2010.

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3/5  rDev -25.9%

Red Rocket Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 2,613 ratings
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