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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (18633) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Draft on launch day at Meridian Pint. Cloudy brown color, off white head. Aroma of stone fruit and toasted caramel. Taste is peppery toasted brown bread with a nice rye spiciness. Tasty.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (12640) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 10, 2013
Draft. Large beige head atop crystal clear copper body, nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, grape/grapefruit, light orange, bread. Taste is moderately sweet, orange/lemon, some grapefruit, bread. Light-medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (11471) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Tap at the brewery. Pours clear amber with a large, frothy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is toast and cookie malt, dates, spicy and earthy hops. Flavor is malt forward with medium hops and bitterness and a clean lager character with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (11432) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUN 14, 2015
12 ounce can from Red White & Bleu, 4/6/15. Hazy brown, large creamy off-white head, good retention. Aroma of rye, citrus, toasted malt. The taste is bitter rye, toasted malt. Medium bodied, lingering bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (7743) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (7603) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Draft. Pours amber with an off white head. Rye malty base, mild sweetness, and lighter floral hoppy bitterness. Pretty good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Erzengel (6723) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - NOV 6, 2015
Many thanks to travlr for this can! Nice earthy dark malts with a nice intense hop-bitterness and -floralness, that is round and great. Dry roasted malty body with a nice hoppy finish. Typical rye-earthynes, round and great!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (6654) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 3, 2013
16oz pour at Paradiso Georgetown. Pours a hazy, caramel amber, with some creamy, lacing, white head. Nose is light pepper, some bread crust, a little orange, some soap. Flavor is sweet, malty, orange, a little star fruit, some lime, a little pithy, some soap. Clean, slightly metallic finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (6480) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (6329) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Draft at Meridian Pint, brewery release day. Welcome to the neighborhood! This one poured a transparent ruby color, with a small head. Pretty decent lacing on the glass. The aroma is a nice malted one, with a note of black pepper and spices. Flavor is distinctively rye, with notes of cracked pepper and a nice citrus finish.


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