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Rode Haring - Flat Earth Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

27 Ratings
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Ratings: 27
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 12
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flat Earth Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beerkittycat on 10-02-2008)
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4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Honey color with a thine white head and not activity.

S- Sour nose a slight tinge makes my mouth water.

T- Somewhat sour but not like the nose would suggest the sour is nice but mild. I would almost call this a starter sour. A touch yeasty at the end.

M- Nice thickness and good activity.

D- Very drinkable but leaves me wanting something a touch more sour. But probably the best beer out of Flat Earth so far.

beckje01, Nov 21, 2008
Photo of beerkittycat
4.33/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

According to the brewer Jeff, Rode Haring is Dutch for Red Herring. On tap at Autumn Beer Review in Minneapolis, I made plenty of notes since I didn't want to rely on a fuzzy memory. Anyway, appearance is slightly cloudy amber-orange with ruby highlights and a lacy off-white head. Aroma is of wonderfully sweet, bready malt and a hint of tart sour cherries. Not much hop aroma but I did note faint flowery noble hops. Taste is very complex and difficult to pin down any dominating flavors. Again with the sweet bready malts. Just a touch of hop bitterness and flowery hop flavor. There's pronounced tartness but the sweet malt balances, if not dances with the tartness. There's a bit of a wine-like flavor and alchohol in the finish which can only be described as "medium". Neither really too sweet or too dry. Mouthfeel is right in the middle as well which makes this beer very smooth and drinkable and along with the sweet-tart flavors it's also very refreshing. Very complex and layered beer. I think Flat Earth is really on to something special with this one.

beerkittycat, Oct 02, 2008
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Rode Haring from Flat Earth Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.