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Rockville - Baying Hound Aleworks

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Rockville
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BA SCORE
82
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14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 10.17%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Baying Hound Aleworks visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
“Rockville” is our take on the Kölsch style golden ale, brewed at warmer temperatures and cold lagered. This style is a specialty of Cologne, Germany, but we’re not in Cologne.

Perfect for the warmer months. Refreshing, with a little more hop kick than our German counter part.

(Beer added by: smakawhat on 04-22-2012)
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Ok, trying these guys again, hope this is better and considering I really love Kölsch let's see how this compares. Poured from the bottle into a Gaffel stange glass.

Off the pour there's a real nice orange peach character to this beer. Looks unfiltered, cloudy with some cola bubbles, and manages when finally settling to leave a solid white even creamy but uneven head. Good staying power. Looks good.

Nose hits with a spice more like a Heffeweizen, some clove, dryness, powdery sense. Chewy fruit sense. Smells like a solid Heffe than a Köllsch.

Palate hits with a very light body and wetness. Fruit ester seems to come in giving some mix of lemon and yeast. Really odd. Finish hits with a sourness and even kind of hop bent almost. Kind of a unique tasting beer here.

Overall though, it seems to start off reminding me more of a hefe, and it's certainly drinkable, and much better than the last beer I had from these guys, but it does not taste like a Kölsch at all. Unique beer, but even with it's unique character I am not desiring this again.

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Rockville from Baying Hound Aleworks
82 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.