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RATINGS: 1788   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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CharmCityCrab (149) - Maryland, USA - APR 19, 2013
Might be the last American beer with a painted label on itís bottles (I use the term American loosely here, Iím aware that they are owned by an international conglomerate these days). The horse head, the white fence, the quality pledge, and the mysterious number "33" on every bottle are all iconic for a certain group of drinkers. The use of both rice and corn rather one or the other lends it a certain distinction from major adjunct lagers, which generally use one or the other (Maybe a good compromise in a group that canít decide between Bud and Miller or something). It also used to have a very distinctive aftertaste to it, a bit of sweet bitterness (Do those two adjectives cancel each other out? :) ), which I think itís gradually lost to a some degree, unfortunately, since it went from being an independent company with itís own brewery in Pennsylvania to being just another beer off the line at an AB-Inbev plant in New Jersey. And, yet, itís still Rolling Rock. "Not Bud, Rock", as I remember reading that the t-shirts servers at one famous bar that had Rolling Rock on tap and wouldnít serve Budweiser in any format used to wear back when they were made by separate companies. Itís clean, refreshing, basically a good adjunct lager, but you canít call it craft or elevate it too much. A lot of itís appeal is admittedly packaging and branding, but when trying to save a little money, thereís something about holding a bottle on an old friend in your hands. Sort of like Pennsylvaniaís version of Natty Boh. A lot of people remember their fathers drinking this beer when they were younger, or they themselves remember it being the beer of choice at their college dorm or in their early working years, and thereís a lot of nostalgia attached to it. You canít fake history and tradition, though some brands try. This brand has it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
labattslover74 (38) - Florida, USA - AUG 23, 2014
This is my daily drinker. I pour it out of a can into a frosted mug. Golden yellow, white head. This is an ale but taste like a pilsner for the most part. Smell of corn with a slight fruity scent, and the taste is hops and slight citrus taste. Many people give this a bad rating but this is actually in my top 5 favorite beers.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
KyotoLefty (6334) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle in Sallyís Pizza in New Haven. I remember liking this enough as a youngster. Not any more. Diacetyl, corn, and ass. Sweet buttery biscuits made of weird grains and no detectable hops. Terrible. Makes Japanese happoshu taste great.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
TXBadger (1352) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Had many times while in college before I knew better, bucket oí rocks nights. Pours a clear golden color with white head. Cereal grain mainly without much else. Easy drinking.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
dfearnley (944) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 16, 2014
Draft to a green pint glass Well this will be interesting. It smells like apple cider vinegar, wheat and corn. The color is hard to determine because itís in a green pint glass, but I can say itís clear, light and probably yellowish. It has a nice creamy white head. As the aroma suggested it tastes like an apple cider with some malt and lagery skunk.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
miquelcrush (1362) - Granollers, SPAIN - AUG 11, 2014
Bona cervesa, ťs bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
pacv27 (5) - - AUG 10, 2014 does not count
Taken from notes. Basically like water with a tinge of sweetness. Some hints of corn in there as well. Pretty refreshing though.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kidobutai (346) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Smelled, viewed and consumed from a bottle. So it appeared green, but I think that was the bottle. Unremarkable aroma, but refreshing going down. I donít get the extra pale part--not bitter at all.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
skmikeg (882) - Poway, California, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Pours a pale yellow with a thin white head with very little lacing. Aroma is of cercal malts, corn, grassy hops, and some light bready malts. Taste is about the same as the aroma with a little more hops, including some light pine and also some light biscuit malts. Has a medium-light body with a semi watery mouthfeel and a semi dry, slightly bitter, easy drinking, refreshing finish. Overall, a very drinkable and nice lawnmower beer that is pretty nice for a Macro Pale Lager and a good summer bbq or camping beer.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
gbeerrater (27) - Louisiana, USA - JUL 27, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 2, 2014 Rolling rock is just like a Indian buck making love to his squaw F-ing close to water.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Woweezowee (26) - Indiana, USA - JUL 27, 2014
One of the more palatable BMC style light beers, for whatever thatís worth. If itís a super hot day and I desire something refreshing and water-like, but donít want water, this is an ok choice. Must be drank ice cold, or else... Under the above circumstances, RR works better than most of itís immediate peers.

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