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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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (13407) - 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 (11642) - 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 (10073) - Hanover, Maryland, 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5895) - 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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (5204) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (5069) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (4980) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Keg @ Big Hunt. Cloudy Chestnut with a creamy tan head. Pretty nutty. Spiced caramel and gingerbread. Taste is nicely spicy. Quite earthy. A mouthful of burning pine and dirt. Medium body, soft carb. Solid.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4489) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (4094) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Location: Draft at Range, 5/24/14

Aroma: Rye malt aroma, some fruity notes, spice, and some bread
Appearance: It pours an unclear copper color with a frothy off-white head
Flavor: The flavor is much the same, rye bread, spice, and some bitter hops notes as well
Palate: The body is medium, leaning light, with a clean, lightly dry finish to it
Overall Impression: This is my first rating from Atlas Brew Works! This one is a pretty solid rye beer. I thought it worked nicely. I would happily try more beers from Atlas.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3751) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Tap at Churchkey. Pours dark amber/ruby with creamy off-white head. Aroma is fresh floral and grassy hops, caramel and biscuit malts, raisins, and light spice. Flavor is hop bitterness forward with some dry malts and dried dark fruit notes; dry finish with some earthy bitterness lingering. Medium body and low carbonation.


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