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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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D.C. United, in collaboration with DC Brau Brewing Company, LLC, announced that their limited-edition beer has been named “The Tradition.” Out of 534 entries in the “Brand the Brew” contest, Donald Wine II’s submission* reigned supreme, with midfielder Chris Pontius, defender Ethan White and defender Dejan Jakovic ultimately choosing the name for Washington, D.C.’s first-ever team-specific brew. While harkening back to the Black-and-Red’s rich history in MLS, “The Tradition” also tips its hat to DC Brau’s customary naming scheme of its beers, which includes “The Public,” “The Citizen” and “The Corruption.”

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (3439) - Lynchburg, Virginia, USA - APR 5, 2014
Can: Dark honey nose, not strong. Bright amber, medium head. Honey flavor, not overly sweet. Dandelion impression.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (3864) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 5, 2014
Can @ The WWGT2D? Tasting. Thanks to Travlr, the worst rater on RB! Great session IPA, this. Gold pour with a small white head. The nose is of white grape. Mellow honey and baked bread. The taste is pretty mellow, more white grape. Pretty bready. Light grassy hop. Pretty dry. Light body, soft carbonation. OK stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jde123 (761) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 23, 2014
A great golden ale, I hope this is not actually a limited edition beer as it states in the brewer description. There are way too few good golden ales bottled (canned) AND widely available on a regular basis. Hope to find this often, will purchase. Great.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
Westchesterco (790) - mclean, Virginia, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Poured from s can thanks to Joe it is a clear golden with sn off white head. The aroma is of malt and citrus the taste is a bitter malty taste that resonated metalic

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (2694) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAR 17, 2014
From a 12 oz can, thanks to Radagast. Pours a clear gold with an off white head. Malty nose. Flavors of biscuit. Light bodied, high carbonation, slight bitter finish. Very quafable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Howlader (422) - - JAN 10, 2014
4oz taster glass served at Rustico in Ballston. Decent DC Brau beer, nothing special - a little dull

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (1312) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Sampler at RFD. Draft->mini lager. Dark gold with minimal white head. Grass, malt, citrus. Light and easy drinking. OK

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Terminus (3148) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - AUG 3, 2013
Tap at brewery august 2013 Pours bright dark yellow hue witb a lovely soapy white head. Nose is sweet grains grassy lite spicy hops clean yeast. Flavors are sweet husky maltts up front with a nice firm spicy kite resin finish. Very clean ferment with a very nice body. Great session brew from these guys. Long finish lots of herbal and grassy notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (4131) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Draft at Lost Dog Dunn Loring. Poured a clear amber color with a small white head. Aroma was sweet malt notes, touch of fruits. Flavor was light fruit notes, sweetness. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (7948) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 16, 2013
Draft at Beer Run. Pours a hazy amber color with a thin white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of sweet pale malts, a husky note, herbal hops. The taste is stone fruits, pale malts, hay, herbal hops and something reminiscent of tomato I couldn’t shake. Medium bodied.

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