Rock Bottom Arlington Reviews




obguthr
3.6
Rock Bottom Arlington Milk Stout
Cocoa puff cereal aroma. Black, medium tan head. Charred oak, moss, simple syrup, very little fruit or berry notes, but sweet. Finishes with cocoa. Medium body soft carbonation.
Friday, January 08, 2016

obguthr
4
Rock Bottom Arlington IPA 2.0
Mango and rosehip nose. Clear amber, medium head, nice lacing. Rosehop, moss, grapefruit. Medium, easy carbonation. Fruity and bitter. Delucious hop bill. There’s an earthiness I’m getting from each beer from this brewery.
Friday, January 08, 2016

obguthr
2.7
Rock Bottom Arlington Hefeweizen
Clove and overripe lemon nose. Hazy yellow, thin head. Lemon, dishwater. Light body, thin. Lifeless and weak.
Friday, January 08, 2016

obguthr
3
Rock Bottom Arlington Legally Blonde
Mild hay nose. Shimmering golden, thin headMoss finish. Corn pops, honey, ash. Light body, moderate carbonation.
Friday, January 08, 2016

argo0
3.1
Rock Bottom Arlington IPA 2.0
Draft. Medium off-white head atop lightly hazed amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit, some lemon, light spicy. Taste is moderately sweet, orange, some grapefruit, light spicy. Medium body, light resin.
Wednesday, August 05, 2015

argo0
2.7
Rock Bottom Arlington Rye P.A.
Draft. Medium off-white head atop hazy amber body, nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, rye, some orange. Taste is moderately sweet, rye, some grapefruit, light bread. Medium body, some resin, light acidity.
Wednesday, August 05, 2015

bytemesis
3.5
Rock Bottom Arlington Wild Pilgrim Pumpkin
Tap at Arlington VA. Pours hazy orange with a medium off-white head that dissipates fairly quickly with nice lacing. Aroma is light overall; notes of pumpkin flesh and the standard spice trio of allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon. Flavor is medium sweet, very light bitter, lightly spiced overall, which is a blessing for this kind of beer. Actual notes of pumpkin flesh, rather than just a ton of spices. Medium body. Pretty solid.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

DCLawyer
3.2
Rock Bottom Arlington Oatmeal Amber Ale
Draft at brewpub. Amber with white head. Grains and malt, lite hop notes. Decent.
Sunday, October 26, 2014

DCLawyer
3.4
Rock Bottom Arlington Centennial IPA
Draft->shaker at the brewpub. Hazy orange-gold with small white head. Citrus hops over a lite bready malt. Plain but balanced, definitely drinkable.
Sunday, October 26, 2014

DCLawyer
3.3
Rock Bottom Arlington Fireman Irish Stout
Draft at the brewpub. Near black with small creamy tan head. Roast and toast, with cocoa notes. OK.
Sunday, June 08, 2014

Emeister84
2.5
Rock Bottom Arlington The Black Stuff
Aromas of char, soft tobacco, earthy hops. Dark, almost black, with a lasting tan head. Dry, briney, earthy. Light bodied, watered down, roasty finish.
Monday, June 02, 2014

Emeister84
3
Rock Bottom Arlington Holy NECTA’
Aromas of parsley, citrusy, floral hops, some toast. Clear amber-red, mostly fading off-white head. Dry, slight fruit. Light-medium bodied.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Emeister84
2
Rock Bottom Arlington Oatmeal Amber Ale
Aromas of fresh flowers, maybe dandelions, some toast, some puke. Clear amber, lasting off-white head. Bready flavors, brie-like. Light-medium bodied.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

HellesBunny666
3.8
Rock Bottom Arlington Holy NECTA’
Grass aroma. Dark fruit, grass, balanced malt and hops. Dry. Pretty drinkable. Kinda sweet. Not bad.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

radagast83
3.5
Rock Bottom Arlington Oatmeal Amber Ale
Draft at the brewpub. Poured a slightly hazy amber color with a light white note. Flavor was some notes of oat, grain, malt. Flavor was sweet caramel notes, light pine notes, but not super hoppy. A bit like an amber, but with more creamy mouthfeel. Enjoyable.
Friday, April 18, 2014

radagast83
3.9
Rock Bottom Arlington Fireman Irish Stout
Draft at the brewpub, as "The black stuff". Poured a dark, almost black color with a tan head. Aroma was nice, roasted notes, with some grain and light cereal notes. Flavor was tasty, toasted, roast, almost like coffee with notes of light chocolate malts, roast. Very good for being such a low ABV beer.
Friday, April 18, 2014

radagast83
3.6
Rock Bottom Arlington Holy NECTA’
Tap at the brewpub. Poured a pretty clear amber color with a medium sized white head. Aroma was notes of citrus hops, nice light malt notes. Flavor was nice citrus, orange hop character, pretty good malt balance in this one.
Friday, April 18, 2014

MadRobin
3.6
Rock Bottom Arlington Black Widow Lager
On tap at Rock Bottom in Arlington, VA. Opaque, black-brown with a 1-finger dark khaki head and very good lacing. Aroma of caramel, roasted malt, light citrus and forest duff. Taste of roasted malt, toffee, mild citrus and chocolate. Medium body and medium carbonation with above average mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Tuesday, January 07, 2014

obxsgrl98
3.5
Rock Bottom Arlington Winter Tartan Scottish Ale
A winter Scottish ale with a smooth malty flavor and yummy vanilla. Finally found a beer at rock bottom I like!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Saturday, December 21, 2013

Imaena
3
Rock Bottom Arlington Gila Gold
Draught. This is a simple belgian golden ale that is not bad but not great either.
Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Imaena
3.3
Rock Bottom Arlington Bourbon Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout
Draught. This is a really viscous brew with lots of roasting. The balance is off though and it is not a great impy stout as a result.
Wednesday, October 09, 2013

DCLawyer
3
Rock Bottom Arlington Revolutionary Rye Ale
Draft sampler at brewpub. Pours a clear amber with offwhite filmy head. Aroma of spicy malt and grains. Taste is roast and caramel malt, nuts, grains, hint of hops. Eh.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013

DCLawyer
3.3
Rock Bottom Arlington Washington’s Wheat Ale
Draft at brewpub. Pours a slightly hazy copper with small white head. Aroma and taste are consistent wheat, grains, yeast. No banana, cloves, coriander, or bubblegum, just pure wheat goodness. Well done.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013

DCLawyer
3.5
Rock Bottom Arlington Crom’s IPA
Draft sample at brewpub. Pours copper with small white head. Aroma is straight pine hops. Taste is deeper wet pine hops, hay, some barnyard. Sticky and bitter.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013

DCLawyer
2.6
Rock Bottom Arlington Buzz’s Golden Ale
Draft sample at brewpub. Clear gold with small white head. Muted aroma and taste of citrus zest and grassy hops. Crisp and easy to drink, but nothing particularly noteworthy.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Carden1972
3.6
Rock Bottom Arlington Potomac Pale Ale
Good solid pale. Great grapefruit aroma. Kinda cloudy but didn’t affect taste. Good initial bitterness. A slight grassy. Actually I enjoyed the fresh cut lawn feeling. Clean finish. Always happy with RB beers.
Thursday, April 04, 2013

fonefan
3
Rock Bottom Arlington Goat Toppler Maibock

Bottle 22fl.oz.

Clear medium yellow orange colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, sweet malt, sugar, butter, light hay, light to moderate hoppy. Flavour is moderate sweet with a average duration, sweet malt, sugary, hay. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120920]

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

fonefan
3.3
Rock Bottom Arlington Potomac Pale Ale

Bottle 22fl.oz.

[ As Rock Bottom Arlington Blue Line Pale Ale ].
Clear medium yellow orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, moderate hoppy, grass, orange - citrus. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, grassy - hay, malty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120920]

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

fonefan
3.5
Rock Bottom Arlington Valentines Imperial Red

Bottle 22fl.oz.

Clear medium to dark amber orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramelized malt, caramel, dark caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, grass, oramge - citrus. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, caramelized malt, caramel, malty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120920]

Monday, November 12, 2012

faroeviking
3.3
Rock Bottom Arlington Potomac Pale Ale
Botella. Unclear golden, white head, medium. Aroma of pleasantly fruity citrus hops. Good mouthfeel. Flavour has fruit, citrus, bit sweet and a good bitterness from the hops. Fine brew.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Dogbrick
3.6
Rock Bottom Arlington Dude! Where’s My Vespa?
Sample at GABF 10/11/2012, thanks to Bluemeow76 for assistance with note-taking. Brownish-black pour with a medium tan head and small patches of lace. Aroma of roasted malt and coffee. Medium body with a roasty malt and espresso flavor with a bit of hops in the background. The finish is mildly bitter with a coffee aftertaste. Decent overall.
Saturday, October 20, 2012

radagast83
3.8
Rock Bottom Arlington Barrel-Aged Imperial Red
On draft at Rock Bottom Arlington location, duh! Anyway, poured a slightly hazy red-brown color with a small off-white head. Aroma was sweet malts with notes of wood and vanilla. Flavor was woody, with some sweet malts in there. Pretty good!
Friday, October 19, 2012

Robbievegas
3.4
Rock Bottom Arlington Dude! Where’s My Vespa?
Tried this beer on tap at the GABF. Roasted Espresso aroma. Espresso flavor with a slight bitter aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Monday, October 15, 2012

faroeviking
3.2
Rock Bottom Arlington Goat Toppler Maibock
Botella. Golden colour, small white head. Malty caramel sweet like aroma. Ok mouthfeel. Flavour is malty with caramel and some fruit, fair amount of alcohol too.
Monday, October 15, 2012

anders37
3.1
Rock Bottom Arlington Goat Toppler Maibock
Bottle at yespr. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy grainy dark fruit aroma. Sweetish malty grainy spicy flavor. Has a sweetish malty grainy spicy dark fruit finish.
Saturday, October 13, 2012

anders37
3.1
Rock Bottom Arlington Potomac Pale Ale
Bottle at yespr. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty weak hoppy aroma. Slightly sweetish malty hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.
Saturday, October 13, 2012

anders37
3.5
Rock Bottom Arlington Valentines Imperial Red
Bottle at yespr. Pours an amber reddish color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter piney flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy piney finish.
Thursday, October 11, 2012

faroeviking
3.5
Rock Bottom Arlington Valentines Imperial Red
Botella. red brown colour. White like head. Sweet fruity caramel malty aroma. Good mouthfeel. Flavour: fruityu hoppy, caramel, toasty malty, sweet. Good bitterness.
Thursday, October 11, 2012

joergen
3.2
Rock Bottom Arlington Goat Toppler Maibock
Bottle at yespr. Cloudy golden coloured with a medium sized white head. Sweet aroma of caramel with notes of bread and hops. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, bread, hops and alcohol. Hoppy and warming alcoholic finish.
Saturday, September 22, 2012

joergen
3.1
Rock Bottom Arlington Potomac Pale Ale
Bottle at yespr. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel with notes of bread and hops. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, hops and grass with notes of bread. Hoppy finish.
Saturday, September 22, 2012

joergen
3.5
Rock Bottom Arlington Valentines Imperial Red
Bottle at yespr. Clear orange-red coloured with a small off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and bread with notes of dried fruits. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, bread, hops and grass. Hoppy finish.
Saturday, September 22, 2012

Pinball
3.1
Rock Bottom Arlington Goat Toppler Maibock
clear yellow, small white head. mild malty aroma, slightly flowery. flavor is sweet malty, herbal note, tea, dry, but more like an european stron lager than a heller bock flavor wise.
Thursday, September 20, 2012

Pinball
3.4
Rock Bottom Arlington Valentines Imperial Red
clear light orange brown, smooth small offwhite head. dry, bitter malty, nutty, bitter caramelly, biter hoppy aroma. flavor is bitter malty, caramelly, discreetly herbal and bitter flavorless hopped.
Thursday, September 20, 2012

Ungstrup
3
Rock Bottom Arlington Goat Toppler Maibock
Bottled. A hazy golden beer with a yellowish head. The aroma has notes of lemons, straw, malt, and hay. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, lemons, straw, and hay, leading to a dry and bitter finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.
Thursday, September 20, 2012

Ungstrup
2.9
Rock Bottom Arlington Potomac Pale Ale
Bottled. A pale golden beer with a yellowish head. The aroma has notes of malt and fruits. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, fruits, and dusty hops, leading to a dry finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.
Thursday, September 20, 2012

yespr
2.9
Rock Bottom Arlington Goat Toppler Maibock
22 fl oz bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty and light caramelish. Toffee malty, straw and light grassy. Bitter and grassy into a light toasted malty finish.
Thursday, September 20, 2012

Papsoe
3.2
Rock Bottom Arlington Goat Toppler Maibock
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours golden with a slight haze and a white head. Sweet malty nose with a herbal hoppiness. Fairly solid malt base, solid dose of hops, with quite some alcohol heat. 200912
Thursday, September 20, 2012

yespr
3.2
Rock Bottom Arlington Potomac Pale Ale
22 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small off white head. Aroma is fruity, crisp hoppy and light citrusy. Toasted malty, light peachy and crisp hoppy. Bitter and light fruity finish.
Thursday, September 20, 2012

Papsoe
3.2
Rock Bottom Arlington Potomac Pale Ale
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Credited to the Arlington location. Pours a clear golden with a lacing white head. Rather flowery hop aroma. Medium body, sweet clean pale malts with a flowery hop bill. Subdued bitterness. Reminds me more of a southern German style lager actually. 200912
Thursday, September 20, 2012

Ungstrup
3.3
Rock Bottom Arlington Valentines Imperial Red
Bottled. A deep red beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of caramel, malt, and alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of berries, malt, and caramel, leading to a very alcoholic finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.
Thursday, September 20, 2012