Rowdy Uncle
Insight Brewing

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Style:
Fruit and Field Beer
Ranked #422
ABV:
6%
Score:
82
Ranked #33,686
Avg:
3.68 | pDev: 8.15%
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
16
From:
Insight Brewing
 
Minnesota, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  0
Gots
  2
SCORE
82
Good
Notes: Moscow Mule Style ale
Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 16 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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pat61 from Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L: bright gold under a 1" white cap with fair retention

S: Ginger, spice and lime dominate the aromas with some light malts and bread crumb in the background

T: Ginger ale levels of ginger lead with a generous squeeze of lime

F: medium light with ginger ale levels of carbonation

O: refreshing and works better than expected

Sep 09, 2018
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garymuchow from Minnesota

3.73/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Probably not fair that I've never had a Moscow Mule to compare this to.
The ginger is very nice. Semi-sweet and not overpowering. LIme at first and then faded some. Fresh.
Brilliantly clear. Foamy white head. Some lacing as it settles.
Aroma is matched in the flavor, but there is more going on there. Malt shows (pale malt). A nice streak of heat. Spiciness too. Some from hops, maybe something else as well. Not sure.
Lighter body and drinks easily. Very easily


Thanks Eric.

Jul 05, 2018
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Victory_Sabre1973 from Minnesota

3.88/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear lighter golden color. 1 finger white head. Retention is good.
The nose is lime smelling with a hint of ginger on the backside.
Taste lime, and ginger works well together. Those are the main flavors.
The body is pretty good, and the beer does linger in my throat.
Unique beer overall. I wouldn't have expected it to work, but it does.

Jun 27, 2018
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vette2006c5r from Minnesota

3.94/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Rowdy Uncle pours a golden color with a small long lasting head. Aroma is sweet and ginger. Flavor is strong lots of ginger, with a ginger burn, nice creamy base. Sweet residuals. Overall inquiries and tasty.

Jun 03, 2018
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GStone899 from Minnesota

3.23/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This beer is definitely rowdy! And it's got some kick. Smell is fruity with a distinct lime smell. Taste is initially very carbonated but then you get hit with the boom. The lime taste gives way to a ginger heat. Wowza. It's not the Ballast Point habanero heat (which is undrinkable) but its a pleasant heat that punches your pallet. If you like spicy foods then this beer is for you.

Update: never has a beer gone from tasting amazing to me on the first can and by the fourth I'm thinking what is this? Each time I've had this beer I enjoy it less. The ginger is just so damn overpowering. It's good but damn you better be ready for something strange.

May 28, 2018
Rowdy Uncle from Insight Brewing
Beer rating: 82 out of 100 with 16 ratings