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RATINGS: 1774   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 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 (1134) - 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 (1139) - 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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Jimthechap (1560) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 13, 2014
Have you ever had one of those beers that seemed to be a fart in some water and some alcohol in it to get things rolling? Yeah, so now I have too. No actual faults, but nothing to recommend it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
exeter (259) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 13, 2014
Clear and golden in the glass, with a firm creamy head. smells of adjuncts and a slight lemony hop twang. Mouth feel is slightly smooth and creamy without too much fizz, but the taste is average. Not much going on, some grainy adjunct flavor which drowns any malt tastes there may be. A slight hop finish and dry after that. very ordinary. The green bottles with the painted labels are cool, but drink from can and leave the skunky bottles behind.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
Masterkush7 (501) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 12, 2014
Unfortunately, a pale lager that has not stood up well over time. Better than Budweiser or Miller but nothing that I would really want to spend my money on.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
mikedenney (4) - Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA - FEB 9, 2014 does not count
Overrated locally--something you’d bring to a college party if you wanted to be cheap, yet wanted to somehow impress everybody in the room (for that ’special’ characteristic we’ll call ’familiarity’). If you opened a Bud Light, drank half of it, then refilled the missing ’beer’ with tap-water and passed it off to anyone who likes THIS beer, they would herald you as ’the dude messiah’.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
beertholomeus (692) - California, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Pours a crisp straw yellow color with a short lived, white fizzy head. Grain, grass and light malt aroma. Grain, grass, light malt and floral flavors. Light body and average carbonation. Grain finish. Not much going on here.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BeerInHeaven (134) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Catching up on some beers I missed. Drank silos of these from my cheese can cooler all day at Rock USA last summer (Van Halen was great!). Basically another watery macro lager that works good for drinking all day at a music fest. It was a better option than Bud Light.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
catface5326 (154) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Golden poured from a tap. Standard ale type beer. Consider it completely average beer.

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