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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

114 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 114
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 7.52%
Wants: 11
Gots: 31 | 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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Reviews by thegodfather2701:
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thegodfather2701

North Carolina

4.6/5  rDev +4.8%

A-Pours a dark cherry with a white head that dissipates quickly. Not much lacing or cascading.

S-tart, cherries, hint of sour apple

T-much like the nose as it is tart and sour with flavors of cherry with a hint of oak, and some graham cracker in the finish. It has a great flavor, maybe not as complex as I expected, but its a very full flavored ale that is truly delicious.

M-While its not that thick and has a good amount of carbonation, it has a full mouthfeel

D-I could drink this just about all day. It is delicious and refreshing.

Overall, this was a great experience and would love to drink it again.

01-12-2014 22:26:07 | More by thegodfather2701
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4.49/5  rDev +2.3%

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.

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4/5  rDev -8.9%

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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 dry. Excellent!

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MEDIUM SOUR.

I wasn't impressed with this beer. It was a bit of a let down.

It pours a nice light red beer, with little carbonation. Liquid is translucent. Aroma reveals more of the lambic classic smell than of berries or cherries or any other fruits. Taste reveals a somewhat weak red Flanders. I hardly found any difference with the less expensive red Flanders. The oak barrel didn't improve much this beer, and it was almost non existent.

A weak beer, hopefully they release a better batch.

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metter98

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4.39/5  rDev 0%

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.

06-28-2014 18:27:36 | More by metter98
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2011 Vintage Oak Aged Ale (Barrel No. 95) from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
96 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.