Rodmanís Gourmet Grocery - Friendship Heights | Washington, Washington DC
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Rodmanís Gourmet Grocery - Friendship Heights
Good based on 15 ratings
Type: Grocery Store

5100 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, Washington DC United States 20016 [ print map ]
202 363 3466 | beer menu

Hours: Mon - Sat 9:00 AM - 9:30 PM; Sun 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Mayor: pras (8) | Bottles: 250

Rodmanís Gourmet Grocery - Friendship Heights

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Beer Available At Rodmanís Gourmet Grocery - Friendship Heights (arranged by most recent)
4 Hands Passion Fruit Prussia 93, Avery Lilikoíi Kepolo 97, Evil Twin Mission Gose 97, Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Hoppy Lager 94, Sierra Nevada Hop Hunter IPA 97, DC Brau The Public 88, DC Brau Penn Quarter Porter 96, DC Brau The Citizen 54, DC Brau The Corruption 93, Avery The Czar Imperial Stout 10-13% 99, Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale 98, Great Lakes Christmas Ale 90
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15 reviews for Rodmanís Gourmet Grocery - Friendship Heights
 Ambiance  61%
 Service  64%
 Selection  77%
 Food  70%
 Value  70%
 Overall  73%
 Rating  76%
Rating Distribution

charliebeagle  (1) Chevy Chase, Maryland | February 7, 2008
There is a new beer guy, Hoppy Dave, who has made this the best bottle shop in the íhood (Northwest DC, Montgomery County, Maryland). Prices are better than Chevy Chase, and the attitude and vibe are better is too. Went in this week and scored some of my favorite IPAs from all over Bellís Hopslam, Weyerbacher Double Simcoe, Stone Ruination, DF Head 60 Min, Troegs Nugget Nectar, etc. Good selection of other styles, too - Belgians and others. Good service, good prices there is always good beer on sale. Hoppy Dave is not always on duty, but when heís in the house, he always has good recommendations and has yet to steer this hophead wrong. Five stars.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
WeeHeavySD  (111) Portland, Oregon | March 22, 2010
Great place that I surprisingly had never been to while growing up in DC. I had a nice long talk with Dave and he kept pointing out supremely high quality brews, that I pretty much have had, but was pumped to see him talking up the good stuff and not pushing things that are highly priced. Saw new batch of Weyerbacher Riserva and a bunch of other cool stuff.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
JCB  (249) Durham, North Carolina | February 14, 2009
Who knew, during all those years accompanying my Dad on shopping trips to Rodmanís, that Iíd be buying craft beer here? Tucked away in a corner of this upscale grocery is a pretty damn good selection of beer. Cases piled high, 2 stuffed coolers, and some shelves with prime stuff. All your major micros are here: Stone, DFH, Bells, Southern Tier, JP, although no Brewers Art this time, alas. Also a fine selection of imported beers, with some especially nice Belgians. Good unintrusive service, always easy to find a bunch you want to take home.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
pras  (44) Maryland | February 25, 2012
Great selection, great prices, free parking, need I say more?
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
jcos  (63) Maryland | February 21, 2012| Updated December 24, 2013
Solid store in NW DC for beer. Usually have a solid selection and good prices(for DC area pricing).
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2  (846) San Diego, California | March 13, 2011
A nice, tiny neighborhood grocery store with a fairly impressive beer selection, given its size. The aisles are tight, so do not pass gas or a bottle may fall off. Prices are reasonable, and they have the largest collection of Goose Island that I have seen in these parts.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
MikeF  (204) Cleveland, Ohio | October 16, 2009
Great beer store in the DC area -- which there are very few of. Wide selection with reasonable prices. The staff really know a lot about beer and are very enthusiastic about what they do. They also have a great selection of wines.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley  (361) Trois-RiviŤres, Quebec | August 26, 2012| Updated July 28, 2013
Went here to pick up a 5l mini keg of Bells two-hearted. Nice selection, no singles however. They have some nice beers, most prices are good some of them are outrageous though. Beer staff is helpful and parking is easy. Watch for old beer.
3fourths  (1471) Boulder, Colorado | June 8, 2007| Updated April 20, 2013
Two blocks south of the Friendship Heights metro station, across from the TV antenna on Wisconsin. The beer manager here actually knows his stuff, and they stock a mix of quality US micros with imports. The Belgian selection is nice, and this is the place I will be visiting when I want De Ranke, Liefmans, Hanssens and Saison Dupont. They have a number of strong dark Belgian ales, a lot of the new batch Stone 2007 RIS, as well as a couple of new beers I had not seen at Chevy Chase Wine - Arcadia Cocoa Loco and Malhuer Dark Brut. Plus, everything here is around $1-2 less than Chevy Chase. They donít carry Cantillon and they donít have a huge German selection, but for US and Belgain bottles this place is solid. If youíre wanting to collect some of the newest and rare bottles to hit DC, probably go to Chevy Chase Wine, but if you live around here and donít want to pay CCW prices for "regular" bottles like Gouden Carolus, Smuttynose Imperial Stout and Allagash Interlude ($4 cheaper here), this is the place.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
tastybeer  (35) Indiana | March 30, 2012
A local gourmet grocery on Wisconsin Ave. accessible by the Friendship Heights metro. Was my local when I lived in the area. For a while they were without a beer buyer but the son of the owner seems to have taken over. Aside from running the most obnoxious twitter feed Iíve ever encountered he seems to know his stuff. Stocks all of the local favorites: Founders, Bellís, Green Flash, Troegs, Victory, plus a nice assortment of Belgians. They get in just about every special release that comes to the area. Prices are very good, probably the most reasonable in DC. Free parking, plus a full grocery at your disposal (including a pharmacy downstairs). Donít bother with the staff, theyíre all Ethopians who donít speak English.

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