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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Made with three varieties of hops and a generous amount of specialty malts, Rowdy offers a complex flavor and aroma that is both aggressive and fun. The addition of malted rye to the grain bill lends a peppery and distinct character to the beer which complements the bitterness and floral notes of brewhouse hop additions. Finally, this copper-hued ale receives a liberal addition of dry hops in the fermenting vessel, imparting citrus aromas and a crisp, clean finish.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5932) - Ohio, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Draft at City Tap House. Pours a clear amber color with a large off white head. The aroma and flavor have toasted bread, caramel, mild citrus, spicy rye notes, a hint of resin, but the finish is a bit soft.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
robgibbens (417) - Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Pours a brown amber with big head. Laces well. Strong rye and bready aroma. Bitter flavor with good rye spiciness. Medium to full mouthfeel, kind off a chalky finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nero55 (772) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Draft. Semi hazy ruby/brown with thin tan head. Aroma of malt,some rye, and resinous hops. Medium body with a nice resinous bitterness, some rye bready notes, and a bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (698) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - APR 17, 2014
Draft old ebbitt grill DC. Deep amber, lots of lacing, fluffy off-white head. Caramel, rye spice, sweet finish, medium body. Just a touch of sticky syrup on the palate with a black pepper finish. Nice balance. Hits the spot, tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lamas (1373) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Draft at Pete’s New Haven Style Apizza, Friendship Heights, DC location on 03/28/14. Served up a hazy reddish brown with a thin beige head. The aroma featured lots of rye bread, caramel, toffee, grapefruits, and zesty citrus rinds. Went down relatively thin to medium-bodied. The taste started with quite a bit of caramel and a sizable rye breadiness. Grain and herbal qualities were abundant in the spicy middle. Plenty of grapefruits and zesty citrus rinds finished things off with a bitterness that lingered.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (3078) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - MAR 22, 2014
A pretty good beer. Almost like a spicy pale ale. Some pepper, citrus, and bread. Tried with Jess at Iron Horse in 2014.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4493) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Nice rye pale ale that really highlights the barley well with a good citrus hop frame. Pours maroon with OK head and lacing. Average carbonation with medium consostency . slick texture. Bitter finish. Tap at brewery.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kwoeltje (2233) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - NOV 18, 2013
(tap Beer Baron) copper with generous tan head. Bready malt and floral hops aroma. Flavor is bready malt, rye spiciness, with a floral hops finish.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
gsmitty80 (1833) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 16, 2013
Always love me some rye and this one didnt disapoint. Nice mix of malts and dry finish. Decent alcohol that was not too overpowering.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jur (374) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 7, 2013
Draught @ Open City Café, Washington. Pours black-red with fading white head. Bit malty sweetish nose, but flavour is all business: rye sticky and sticking out, roasted malts, with an almost dry bitter finish. Liking it.


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