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2011 Vintage Oak Aged Ale (Barrel No. 95) - Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.

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2011 Vintage Oak Aged Ale (Barrel No. 95)2011 Vintage Oak Aged Ale (Barrel No. 95)

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

98 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 98
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 7.71%
Wants: 9
Gots: 26 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: samEBC on 10-25-2013)
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Wobbly

Missouri

5/5  rDev +13.4%

07-28-2014 01:19:06 | More by Wobbly
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delgotit99

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

07-27-2014 22:40:18 | More by delgotit99
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wedge

North Carolina

4.43/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Deep ruby color with about an inch of tight bubbled creaminess that never fully goes away. Lots of spicy wood right away in the nose giving way to strawberries, cherries, floral notes, chocolaty bread, maple syrup, and vinegar. Sharper with a hit of acetone and oxidation when I get my nose right up close. More immediately fruity in the flavor: juicy black cherry, green apple, and lemon followed by smooth vanilla, honey, and an acidic woody funk. Beautifully sour and juicy. Medium bodied, but it feels lighter on the palate with an acidity that leaves the gums and insides of the cheeks. Excellent!

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2014 21:02:59 | More by wedge
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tastybeer

North Carolina

4.49/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Possibly clouded auburn colored beer. Head is a good sized pile of kahki colored tight foam which fades to a sheet and a ring. Sweet and tart cherries, light wood musk, interesting, unique floral, strawberries and cream, and a variety of other subtle aroma nuances. Taste is loaded with tart, acidic cherries, smooth woodiness, all sorts of fermented fruits, packed into a light fluid body. Carbonation is softly blended throughout. Pitted fruits and berries, all soaked in cherry juice and tangy. Mouthfeel is fantastically smooth.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2014 20:52:40 | More by tastybeer
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hackmann

Michigan

3.56/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: ruddy brown with big cherry juice highlights; not much on the head

Aroma: sour mash; cherries; slight hint of oak

Flavors: sour cherry mash; hint of oak

Mouthfeel: sour and tart notes; mild carbonation; lingering tart

To the Point: rather simple; sour/tart cherry with a hint of oak; I was expecting more flavor; a pleasing sour cherry ale

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2014 20:58:33 | More by hackmann
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-22-2014 01:47:45 | More by Burkbom23
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johnhiltz

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-22-2014 00:18:42 | More by johnhiltz
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JTbrue

California

5/5  rDev +13.4%

07-20-2014 17:21:19 | More by JTbrue
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dleiner

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-19-2014 02:22:19 | More by dleiner
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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-18-2014 00:38:08 | More by DIPAFAN
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

07-15-2014 21:29:03 | More by mikeburd1128
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CDCNAM

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-13-2014 20:38:36 | More by CDCNAM
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cam12

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

07-13-2014 04:43:55 | More by cam12
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -9.3%

07-12-2014 08:40:57 | More by zestar
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

07-09-2014 03:45:50 | More by ZEB89
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bram325

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-07-2014 17:34:12 | More by bram325
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brewman1993

Ohio

4/5  rDev -9.3%

07-06-2014 23:17:56 | More by brewman1993
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Wayne17

Texas

4/5  rDev -9.3%

07-06-2014 23:16:21 | More by Wayne17
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brotherloco

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

07-05-2014 03:55:50 | More by brotherloco
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

07-03-2014 03:05:37 | More by BeerForMuscle
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GRG1313

California

4/5  rDev -9.3%

07-02-2014 06:06:52 | More by GRG1313
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hopley

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -9.3%

06-29-2014 02:20:49 | More by hopley
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metter98

New York

4.39/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: The beer is somewhat hazy brownish red in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high beige colored head that died down, leaving lots of wispy lacing on the surface and a thick collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of oak are present in the nose along with notes of sour cherries.
T: The taste is somewhat similar to the smell, but the sour cherry flavors are stronger and there are notes of oak and slight bits of sweetness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and somewhat tart on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation. It also almost feels a little smooth at times.
O: This beer is really a pleasure to sip and savor. Like the other vintage oak aged beers, the taste is similar to the Rodenbach Classic, but all of the flavors are intensified and there is more contrast.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 18:27:36 | More by metter98
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smithj4

New York

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

06-28-2014 18:15:06 | More by smithj4
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sammyg832

Arizona

5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-26-2014 21:59:47 | More by sammyg832
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2011 Vintage Oak Aged Ale (Barrel No. 95) from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
96 out of 100 based on 98 ratings.