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Prairie Rock Rockn Red Ale

Prairie Rock Rockn Red Ale
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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 2.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8/5   ABV: -
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Headbanger (3847) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2014
12oz bottle (Old Notes-Brewed by Chicago Brewing Co.)-Pours a medium copper with a decent head. Aroma of malt and caramel. Taste of the same with some slight hops coming in. This light to medium bodied brew is not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 17, 2007
On tap at Prairie Rock. Poured a clear blood red with absolutely zero head after about 45 seconds. Sweet, candied caramel steals the show on the nose.. not much room for anything else besides a hint of vanilla that wafted through. The flavor was just like the nose.. sweet caramel and candy with a pinch of vanilla.. mild floral bitterness is in there, but doesn’t stand up to the sweetness bomb.. some sharp boozy points peek through for no good reason. Just about medium-bodied and too sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arnie (274) - Chicagoland, IL, Illinois, USA - JUL 26, 2005
Not a bad red, but nothing memorable. Coppery in color, carmely in nose and flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gws57 (1275) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - JUN 21, 2005
Had this one on draught in Elgin, Illinois. Your standard everyday red. Quite malty, caramel malts? Not much else going on here.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
frankenkitty (2006) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - JUN 20, 2005
Color of Killians, a reddish/dark amber with not much of a cream-colored head. Moderately malted in aroma and flavor, but my palate was somewhat skewed after some lingering chocolate from the beer prior to this one. I will have to try again.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JUN 18, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2005 Brownish copper with a modest fizzy head, this has a caramel malt aroma with an earthy, herbal hopping to it. It’s medium bodied and light on carbonation. The flavor continues quite malty with a dirty hop bitterness on the finish. Acceptable.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
muzzlehatch (4756) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 2, 2004
Sample at the Elgin location. Deep, clear copper; malty, earthy aroma...wet black soil with a few drops of vanilla spilled. Very malty, caramel flavor, with perhaps a touch of mint and oregano. Not bad at all, especially for a style I usually dismiss.

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