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

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

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


Mayor: pras (12) | Bottles: 250


Rodmanís Gourmet Grocery - Friendship Heights

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Beer Available At Rodmanís Gourmet Grocery - Friendship Heights (arranged by most recent)
Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA 97, Straffe Hendrik Wild 96, La Caracole Nostradamus 97, White Birch First Sparrow 82, Sierra Nevada Harvest Single Hop IPA Yakima #291 96, Goose Island Class of í88 Belgian Style Ale 82, Bear Republic Apex 99, 21st Amendment Sneak Attack Saison 79, Lucifer (2009 - ...) 77, Sixpoint Global Warmer (2013) 94, Founders RŁbśus 94, Great Lakes The Wright Pils 74, Stone R & R Coconut IPA 96, Stone 17th Anniversary GŲtterdšmmerung IPA 98, Sierra Nevada Ovila Saison - Mandarin Orange & Peppercorns 94, Stillwater/Mikkeller Two Gypsies Our Side 97, Boulevard Single-Wide I.P.A. 94, Samuel Adams Little White Rye 49, Samuel Adams Cranberry Lambic 14, Samuel Adams Cherry Wheat 27
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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%
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
GT2  (564) San Diego County , California | March 18, 2010| Updated May 25, 2011
Rodmanís beer department is very small and super duper cramped- nearly impossible to peruse unhurried. The selection is Top 3 in the DC Metro area without a doubt. Prices are good- but when something goes on sale it usually means itís an IPA past its prime. The staff, Awit and Dave, are extremely nice and helpful. Great people and if you get to know them, they will hook you up. Other than that, most of the staff barely speak English and know nothing whatsoever about beer.

***UPDATE*** Dave, the beer buyer for Rodmanís left awhile ago from poor treatment so now there is really no beer buyer actively lobbying for rare releases. So Rodmanís still has a large selection of six packs and single bottles, but the selection is getting a little poorer with less stuff of interest. Rodmanís is definitely the place to pick up Bellís and Founderís but everything else seems to be lacking. Now that Dave is gone, no one in the store speaks English so forget asking anyone for help. Iím serious. Everyone in the store is Ethiopian or Eritrean. I once asked if they had any Bellís Expedition. I had to show the store clerk a box that said "Bellís" on it so he could recognize the symbol. Maybe someone should call DC Dept of Labor.
76
  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.
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
JCB  (219) 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.
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
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.
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 11/20
3fourths  (1270) 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.

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