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Rockhound Brewing
(Closed)
444 South Park Street
Madison WI 53715
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Notes

Visited: April 24, 2019

Opened: 2016

Closed: 2020

Contributors: Siegfried Binge, Paul Goemans, Ryan Weber

Updated: October 16, 2020

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Beer List

  • 7.00% abv.
    • Date: April 24, 2019 (#10032)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15½ points
      Appearance (2½)
      Bright copper color. No head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Pretty clean. Maybe a hint of cedar.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, fizzy. Nice grassy rye with a definite cedar flavor. Medium bitterness, nicely spicy.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Samples are poured Right. To. The. Top.

  • 4.50% abv.
    • Date: April 24, 2019 (#10030)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 13½ points
      Appearance (2)
      Yellow, opaque. Almost no head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Mild cloves, very mild banana. Lots of wheat, some yeast.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Light and fizzy. Sweet wheat malt with a banana peel note. Yeasty.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Probably tastes better when the weather is warmer.

  • American-Style India Pale Ale
    6.50% abv.
    • Date: April 24, 2019 (#10031)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 17½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright copper color. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Really fruity, nicely hoppy.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, fizzy. Big fruity, citrusy hop flavor, fairly bitter. Underlying toasty, biscuity malt character. Big hoppy finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Good beer.

  • Scotch Ale
    8.00% abv.
    • Date: April 24, 2019 (#10033)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (2½)
      Deep bright red. Low head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Rich clean malt with a bit of caramel.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium-big body, smooth. Really malty, lots of caramel and roast. A bit grainy in the finish.
      Overall Impression (2)