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Rodenbach Classic (Red) - Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.

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1,345 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,345
Reviews: 616
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 59
Gots: 77 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
ABV varies 5.0-5.2% ABV

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-04-2002)
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The beer comes in a murky copper brown.

The aroma is quite tart of unripen apples, cherries, cranberries, fig, red grape, a hint of oak, and sweet bready malt.

In the front, there’s a combination of apple and cranberry juice with hints of tartness, but that quickly subsides onto musty and funky red grapes. A gentle caramel and malt sweetness in the middle, then it dries off leaving that lingering funk and wood.

The front of the palate impresses, but that quickly goes away. A decent step behind the Grand Cru.

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Rodenbach Classic (Red) from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
90 out of 100 based on 1,345 ratings.