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Rolling Rock -- noticed a difference?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by TheSportsPredictor, Sep 12, 2006.

  1. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Anheuser-Busch bought Rolling Rock in May. Last month, production moved from Latrobe, Pa., to Newark. It is now made with water from the Wanaque reservoir.

    Noticed a difference?
  2. Sly

    Sly Active Member

    The old stuff tasted like pee so I'm not going to bother trying the new stuff.
  3. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Well-Known Member

    Does it still taste like water?
  4. joe king

    joe king Active Member

    You mean the water or the beer?
  5. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    RR was the flavor of the month when I started really drinking beer, but that's so long ago. As for a change, if A-B makes it now, forget it. Forever.
  6. Trey Beamon

    Trey Beamon Active Member

    We always called it Latrobe piss water.

    Personally, I love the stuff -- fuck Yuengling :D -- and haven't noticed much of a difference. Then again, I'm not very observant off the clock.
  7. Wow...Had several Rocks on Sunday and have to admit, they went down a little smoother....not as tart. I did not realize A-B bought them
  8. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Well-Known Member

    It's Rolling Rock, after all -- it's rather like sex in a canoe.
  9. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    I would never try the new stuff simply because it's Anheuser-Busch.
  10. Dude

    Dude Well-Known Member

    I quit drinking the stuff totally after the move.
  11. imjustagirl2

    imjustagirl2 New Member

    OK, I'm ignorant.

    Why the blatant hatred of A-B? Why is it worse than any other company?
  12. Dude

    Dude Well-Known Member

    It's just shitty beer. And now they've bought a quirky, charming brand and taken away a significant piece of it's identity.
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