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Rock Bottom Red Ale
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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Flavorful and complex, our Red Ale is copper in color and medium-bodied with a rich malt profile. Crystal hops lend a robust, fruity hop character for balance.


2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
robloc303 (268) - Erie, Colorado, USA - OCT 7, 2013
Pours reddish amber, no head, with aroma of mild malt, brown sugar, and a hint of caramel. Taste is very light, malty, some caramel and mildly bitter. Easy to drink, very light, but not much flavor.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rosenbergh (7011) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 7, 2013
Draught at the Rock Bottom, Chicago, IL. 5.7%.
Clear amber colour with a small creamy off-white head. Mild sweetness and malt in a weak aroma. Sweet malt, mild hops and mild bitterness in the flavour. Boring!

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DCLawyer (1429) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 11, 2013
Draft at Rock Bottom Arlington. Pours a reddish copper with a small white head. Aroma and taste are faint caramel malt and floral hops. Balanced but unexciting.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
batneil (291) - - AUG 29, 2013
Rather flat, but it grew on me after a disappointing first taste. Not terribly flavourful, but not altogether bad.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JFGrind (1848) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Two dollar draft special @ Rock Bottom KOP. Red bodied, strong white head, light bodied with a hoppy aftertaste. Middle of the road, yet quaffa me beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Steve_0 (2757) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 1, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Pour is clear amber with a medium white head and good lacing. Caramelly, bready, grassy, earthy, biscuity, and earthy aroma. Taste is husky, caramel, bready, soapy, lightly grassy, and malty with a crisp finish. Medium body with high carbonation. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (5558) - Indiana, USA - JUN 28, 2013
Draft to taster at Rock Bottom Cincinnati. Looks solid; a transparent copper with foamy white head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells of malt and light hops with a touch of caramel. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. Okay.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
crossovert (7563) - Illinois, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Just and absolutely mundane red ale. Not super malty or hoppy, perfect for the people who want bland beer that is colored differently.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (9765) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Tap. Pours clear copper to amber with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is caramel and toast malt, apple esters and earthy hops. Flavor is malt and hop balanced with a clean character and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
queenholly (2987) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Tap at Cincy Beerfest. Faint caramel malt aroma. Clear copper with a small off-white head. Light caramel malt flavor. Light to medium body, moderate carbonation.


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