Big River Grille Rocket Red Ale
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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
A robust red ale that combines a rich deep malty flavor from our British Crystal malt, with a classic hop bitterness from the large dose of Cascade hops. An aggressive ale brewed for the beer connoisseur.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25069) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 23, 2006
(On tap) Nashville. Clear, pale amber with a creamy, off-white head. Fresh, lightly citrusy aroma from the Cascade hops. Medium body with a vague hint of caramel. Distinct, hoppy finish. 290306

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (18564) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 21, 2014
Tap at the brewpub.. Deep red... Thin tan lacing... Soft dry zezty hop... Soft fruits... Dry hop... Juicy fruits light spicy bitter hop...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (12413) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 29, 2005
Draft. Dark amber color with a medium white head that diminished slowly. Aroma was complex hops and a roasted tone. Flavor was medium hops and malt with medium sweet finish with a small citrus tone. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (11798) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 30, 2014
Growler shared by Jcwattsrugger. Pours reddish amber with off white head. Nose/taste of pine sap, toffee, maple and molasses. Medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (11778) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2012
Poured a clear reddish amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of carmel, fruittiness and light earthiness. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, earthiness and light fruittiness with a smooth lingering carmel finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11670) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 12, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 28, 2012 Big River Disney World-Rocket Red Ale(Gordon Biersch)-on tap-pours a creamy white head with amber color. Aroma is malt, sweet. Taste is rich, malt, sweet, hops. 090918-rerate 3.2***********120625 rerate 3.6

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (11060) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 29, 2005
Draught in Nashville. Pours amber with a small frothy white head and spotty lacing. Fruity hop, pine and caramel malt aroma, medium roasted. Hoppy pine and citrus flavor, caramel malt with a medium acidity. Medium bodied and fizzy palate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 18, 2009
Date: August 24, 1996
Source: Brewfest, Chattanooga
Appearance: good head and thin lace
Aroma: aroma of crystal sweetness with light finishing hops
Body: good body
Flavor: lots of malt flavor with matching bitterness that lasts through the finish

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Score: *4

Name: Rocket Red
Date: July 24, 1997
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: redish amber
Aroma: light sweet malt aroma
Flavor: sweet malt flavor with a nice toasted carmel touch, just a hint of bitterness

Name: Rocket Red
Date: July 24, 1997
Mode: firkin
Score: i
Appearance: deep redish amber, frothy head
Aroma: strange hoppy aroma
Flavor: slightly oxidized hop flavor, bitter finish

Name: Rocket Red
Date: February 14, 2006
Appearance: clear red, big solid beige head, lots of lace
Aroma: light aroma but finally some sweet carmel and biscuit emerges midway through the secont pint
Flavor: big hop flavor of a great carmel, toasted and biscuit malt flavor, nice light bitter finish, a great hoppy viennia

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **4

Brewery: Big River
Date: November 08, 2008
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: clear amber, fine beige head, solid lace
Aroma: sweet caramel malt aroma, lots of citrus, candy caramel
Flavor: rich malt flavor, lots of

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (10285) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 17, 2006
On tap at the Disney World Boark Walk location. Poured a very dark orange color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of stronger citrus (mainly oranges) and some caramel. Tastes of lemons, grapefruit, and somewhat nutty. Lively body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (10265) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 3, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2007 Draft... Rating #1100... Crystal clear and as deeply copper as a freshly minted penny. Small, creamy, off-white head with terrific lacing and great retention. The nose is malty and hoppy with notes of broth, horse blanket, straw and jalapeno pepper. Some floral hops as well. Carefully bittered flavor with notes of grapefruit rind and alcohol. Medium-bodied with an oily mouthfeel and fizzy carbonation. Lengthy, bitter finish. Quite good!

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