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RATINGS: 1850   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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 (221) - 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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
chinchill (3357) - South Carolina, USA - NOV 21, 2015
16 oz can in a pint glass at a sports bar as /i wath the #1 Clemson Tiger football team beat up on Wake Forest. 4.4% ABV. Pours with a golden body that has excellent clarity and a modearate size white head that has poor retention. Hop dominated aroma features grassy, earthy and herbal hops -- not my favorite mix. The flavor is better,but still nobetter than the typical, often derided, American "yellow fizzy beer".

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ffbot (140) - Oakland, California, USA - NOV 20, 2015
Damn hay, basic grains, grass, and cereal in the nose. Damp hay, corn, metallic taste. Sweeter than most cheap lagers

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
BeerRenter76 (426) - Texas, USA - NOV 4, 2015
"R.R. is a decent stand by beer for company, this beer is not very flavorful or strong but it is not and offensive brew, a bit light for my tastes

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
jnsrgnt (13) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2015
Brought back from other halfís holiday apartment somewhere in either SF or Chicago - spare one in the fridge. I dunno, itís just another generic corn lager really, innit? Smells of corn, tastes of corn. The positives: Iíve had worse commercial lagers, and Iíve had ones that tasted like this but were piss juice.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
wombat23 (46) - Texas, USA - OCT 17, 2015
Poured from a 12 oz. bottle. One finger clear white head; no noticeable lacing. Pale apple juice color; aroma has a hint of sour apple. Medium carbonation. A distinctive taste; slightly sweet and slightly skunky.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Xevious (27) - Amarillo, Texas, USA - OCT 12, 2015
Rolling Rock is nothing special and it doesnít pretend to be. Itís a cheap beer whose target audience is college students wanting to have a good time on the cheap. So I guess it serves itís purpose. Having only a faint carbonated aroma and a dash of skunk, not much on aroma. The appearance is almost totally clear, a faint yellow. Itís got the typical taste of a cheap American style lager. It might as well be lightly skunky carbonated water with a dash of alcohol in it. Pours a small beady head that vanishes after a few minutes. Honestly itís not that great, but considering the price of less than a dollar, youíre getting what I consider a good deal. For 20$ you can get a pack of 18 bottles. You can buy this beer if you do not mind a deficit for taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cjsleme (5) - Arnold, Missouri, USA - OCT 5, 2015 does not count
Quickly grabbed these for a get-together with friends since they were cheap. I think people must have pre-conceived opinions towards beers like this that don't cost much and are mass produced and assume it will be bad and have a bias. I love the taste and how drinkable it is. You get to enjoy the simple core flavors that make a beer and it is easy going. I think this is good to drink with food since it's so bland palette wise. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
DomD (198) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - SEP 10, 2015
Poured from can. Armoa of yeast. Pours a clear pale with white head. Not much of a taste. Light body, thin texture. Thought I would give it a try, wonít be getting it again. Nothing really to recommend it, just very bland lager.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Low69caprice (100) - Yucca valley, California, USA - SEP 4, 2015
A skunky bud. Clear yellow real clear but weird light yellow. Why it gets decent appearance rating. Very carbonated like some water. No aroma no flavor. Except skunk....if you like that then rating would be higher, I do not.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Maverick34 (2721) - New York, USA - AUG 29, 2015
Just occurred to me that I never rated this garbage that I drank 20 years ago...hereís my rating. Itís garbage.

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