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Rowdy - Atlas Brew Works

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Ratings: 56
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Atlas Brew Works visit their website
District of Columbia, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: jtladner on 09-07-2013)
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Reviews by PhillyStyle:
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3.68/5  rDev +4%

On cask at Meridian Pint, Washington, DC, March 2014:

The menu noted that whole cone Simcoe hops were added to the cask.

The beer appeared to be a clear red color with a light, foamy, white head that had decent retention and produced some nice lacing.

The beer gave off a slightly pine hop aroma. I was expecting more rye than hop.

After smelling the beer, I expected a more hoppy taste, but did not get it. The beer had a nice, but not overpowering or excessive rye flavor to it. Reminded me more of an ESB or and English Bitter, but it was still enjoyable.

The beer was extremely smooth and easy to drink. I warmed up to the beer the more that I drank it.

PhillyStyle, Mar 06, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of Guden
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Guden, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of jtladner
3.76/5  rDev +6.2%

Had a sample of this beer on tap at Meridian Pint on Labor day, the debut for Atlas. The aroma was bright, fresh hops and the flavor was also dominated by hops with a little bite from the rye. Basically a rye IPA, in my opinion. Very drinkable. I would definitely try this one again.

jtladner, Sep 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13%

hagbergl, Sep 15, 2013
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dcbeers, Sep 08, 2013
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wortslosh, Dec 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Swift989, Sep 27, 2013
Photo of dexterk1
3.61/5  rDev +2%

Appearance was dark amber or reddish. Head was pretty solid and lasted a while.
Odor was a little on the lighter side as far as rye maybe. Hops, green and floral mostly.
Taste was good. More balanced than the odor. Rye was noticeable and added a lot to the beer. Hops making up the rest with green and floral(like odor). Some pine/resin as well, but not overdone. Mouth feel was medium bodied and present.
Overall a pretty good rye beer. Definitely worth a repeat.

dexterk1, Mar 20, 2014
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Photo of nmann08
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

On draft at the brewery, pours a dark cola brown, almost opaque, no head, very thin and oily looking.

The nose is earthy, pine, rye, and grain. Lots of toast, straw and malt. The flavor is earthy hops, toasted bread, sweet pepper, and rye. This drinks very smooth and balanced. It is full in flavor, but not heavy and drinkable despite the time of the year.

I like this, but prefer more rye and grass to be present than this one lets on.

nmann08, Tuesday at 06:33 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

KidsDoc, Jul 15, 2014
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Rowdy from Atlas Brew Works
81 out of 100 based on 56 ratings.