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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (8111) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 14, 2016
Tap. Pours clear hazel brown, medium beige head, great lacing. Aroma is roasty rye, pine, hints of citrus. Flavor is light sweet, light bitter, rye spice. Medium light body. Solid.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrob21 (3646) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 11, 2016
Can at the nats game. Big caramel sweetness. Hops are English and mild. Little bit of bitter grassiness. Ok.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (11660) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUN 6, 2016
Dark amber pour. Huge rye spice Caremark and bready nose and flavor. Bitterness is there, but the hop flavor and aroma seems quite faded. No date on the can, but seems on the old side. Intriguing enough to seek out on tap one day.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BierMeHoos (587) - Maryland, USA - MAY 16, 2016
Where: Old Line Fine Wine Spirits & Bistro. How: 12 ounce can. Appearance: was dark amber or reddish, head was pretty solid and lasted a while. Aroma: little on the lighter side as far as rye maybe, hops, green and floral mostly. Taste: Caramel and brown sugar, with the rye spice, fairly bitter, tobacco, grass, earth. Palate: its a fairly clean and dry beer. Overall: Overall a rye beer I can kind of easily enjoy and no think over too much.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (11161) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 18, 2016
Can at Reagan International Airport. Pours a near clear deep brown with a light brown head that lasts throughout the beer and laces. Aroma has lots of rye with light roasted malts and a bit of bitter pine coming through. Flavor is full of rye with some sweet dark grains, a hint of pine and some bread underlying.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foxbush (1974) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - APR 2, 2016
12 oz can from a friend The ale poured a clear dark amber with a frothy off white head and lacing. The head had good retention. The aroma of hay mixed with some spices. The ale has a medium body with average carbonation. The flavor of earthy hops provides a muted bitterness. Nice ale with a clean finish with the rye providing some spiciness at the end.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
SanfordBrewer (1541) - Sanford, Florida, USA - MAR 31, 2016
The rye spiciness comes through, but melds into what seems like a touch of roasted malt to give an overall impression of ashtray. Not a bad beer overall, just put off by this one note.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brownaler (633) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Peppery malt rye aroma with slight floral IPA in the body slightly bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (9315) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 5, 2016
The malt is expressed as dark rye bread, seed bread, caramel. Western hops give it a fruit cocktail / maraschino cherry and orange notes along with faint resin and some noble-like pepperiness and nuttiness. Medium bodied, medium to light sweetness with relatively strong bitterness, finishing long and savory and a little juicy. Pretty nice rendition here, ample malt body to support the strong bitterness, and as it warms it gets more aromatic and interesting, developing layers of spiced / nutty hops and peppery phenols.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SHIG (4956) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - FEB 15, 2016
Can thanks to travlr: Poured murky brown with off white. Nice rye, hops and malt. Nice malty, spicy, and rye.


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