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RATINGS: 1781   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.99   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Ingredients: Water, malt, rice, hops, corn, brewers yeast.
From the glass lined tanks of Old Latrobe we tender this premium beer for your enjoyment, as a tribute to your good taste. It comes from the mountain springs to you.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
rangerred (897) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Had on tap in a plastic cup. Appearance is a medium gold with a thin, fizzy white head. All in all it looks like your typical fizzy pale yellow beer. Not much to it but not much to complain about either. Aroma is basically nonexistent. A little bit of bread and corn along with maybe the slightest hint of hay but I really don’t pick up much. the flavor is really about as weak as the aroma. A touch of bread and corn it is very light but also not offensive at all. Basically zero bitterness with just the slightest bit of stickiness left over. Soft mouthfeel. Overall, this is simply plain, fizzy, yellow beer. Completely unoffensive and goes down like water. Honestly this wouldn’t be too bad on a hot day but even then I am looking for something a bit more.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Headbanger (3246) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAR 22, 2014
12oz can 3/22/14 (Friend)-Pours a clear golden with a small white ring. Aroma of corn, grains, and other macros. Taste of the same with a small amount of malt and hops coming thru. This light bodied brew is a typical pale lager.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Rasmus40 (10642) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle from Bierpostamt, Schwerin. Clear yellow with a white head. Aroma is dry, old malt and corn. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet and light bitter finish. Watery. 220314

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerhunter111 (6909) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 15, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein hell goldgelbes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch ganz leicht malzig, getreidig. Geschmack sehr wässrig, minimal malzig, getreidig, ganz leicht herb.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
xaviorhawk (4) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 13, 2014 does not count
Rolling rock is a classic beer that you buy by the case to save your wallet and still experience a great overall beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
Smurf2055 (1399) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Pours piss yellow, min white head Smell sweet grainy corn Taste creamy corn Light body, water Ok

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
mixmaster (36) - California, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Malt and apple on the nose. Tastes like apple cider, sparkling mineral water, and some malt extract. That being said, Its perfectly fine for the super-palatable "extra-pale" lager profile its going for. It doesn’t have any major flaws or off tastes. I’d play beer pong with this with non-beer nerds.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GreatDane1632 (312) - Louisiana, USA - FEB 26, 2014
Just catching up on some old ratings from Untappd -- First rated on 13 May 2011.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Chad9976 (1138) - Albany, New York, USA - FEB 24, 2014
I poured a 25oz can into a boot stein. It was canned on 12/23/13 and cost $1.49 ($0.06 per ounce).

Appearance: Lives up to its name as it is definitely quite pale. Yellow/white gold hue, crystal clear body with plenty of carbonation visible. Pours to a small, bright white, soapy head which fizzles away and leaves little to no lacing.

Smell: Generic, uninspired, corny macro lager. Green bottles tend to be very skunky.

Taste: Rolling Rock Extra Pale has always been one of those macro beers with niche appeal. Probably because of the distinctive green bottles. It’s not quite a major macro brew, but it’s not considered among the lowest rung of economy lagers. Haven’t tasted it, it probably should be. There’s not a lot to like here. In fact, the beer tastes rather fake. It has a distinct corn presence from the use of actual corn as an adjunct, though I’m betting corn syrup is used to sweeten it as well. It imparts a slightly dirty/metallic character with an abrasive tang throughout. It’s like an "ice" brew without the ice.

Drinkability: This beer walks a fine line between being a straight macro lager and a light one. At only 4.5% ABV it’s not surprising that there isn’t much taste or body here, though it’s nowhere near being sessionable. The mouthfeel is thin and tepid with a watery texture. Somehow the carbonation still manages to get stuck in my throat. Though it finishes clean (thankfully), I would not describe Rolling Rock Extra Pale as a refreshing beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Muggus69 (1145) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - FEB 23, 2014
OLD NOTES DEC 25, 2003 Has a decent sweet hop aroma about it. Poured golden, the head disappeared a bit quick, but my glassware it blame there. Very bland! Not alot of character at all, a light sweet hop body maybe, but not alot. Almost like a really whussy pilsner.

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