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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.62/5.0   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.


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5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
matthewgerke (67) - - SEP 7, 2013
"Complex flavor" is an understatement for this beer. Way more to it than just being a standard pale ale with a bit of rye. Great balance between the malts, rye and hops with the citrus hop profile coming through little bit after the rye. Incredibly versatile as it is easy drinking enough for a hot summer day but will definitely work well through the fall and winter. My new go-to.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (196) - 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 (1324) - 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 (2579) - 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 (2999) - 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 (2212) - 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 (1741) - 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 (215) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9071) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DCLawyer (1312) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Draft sample at Iron Horse. Reddish brown with small offwhite head. Loads of malt, both bitter and sweet, balanced with grains and light citrus hops. Very well done.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (1693) - Silver Spring, USA - SEP 14, 2013
On tap 4 oz. taste at DC Beer Fest at Nationals Park in SE Washington, DC. Hazy, dark amber-brown with a large khaki head and excellent lacing. Aroma of rye bread, caramel and citrus. Taste of spicy herbal hops, caramel and rye bread. Medium body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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