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

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Rodenbach Classic (Red)Rodenbach Classic (Red)

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90
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1,498 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,498
Reviews: 630
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 68
Gots: 107 | FT: 3
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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a dark but clear auburn color with 3 fingers of tan foam. Head retention is outstanding, though it curiously leaves no lace.

Smell: Slightly musty. Fruity sourness is nicely balanced by a hint of sweetness. Cherries and a touch of caramel.

Taste & mouthfeel: Subtle fruity sweetness leads into flavors of tart cherries, red wine and balsamic vinegar. Light on the tongue, very refreshing and drinkable. Significantly less complex than the Grand Cru, but this is still an excellent brew. Good for a hot Summer day or paired with food.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

C & C 750 mL. Best buy: 5/11. Into a tulip.

Appearance- Pours a muddy brown with a large 3 finger khaki colored head. Decent retention. A little lacing left behind as well.

Smell- Cherry, tart, earthy, wood and some vanilla from the oak vats. Faint vinegar.

Taste- Earthy/woody tones are the first thing on the palate. Then the cherry and vanilla make themselves more known. Not quite as tart as the aroma would suggest, but there is a slight accidic bite towards the end. Finishes somewhat dry.

Mouthfeel- Medium body and carbonation, fairly creamy till the dry finish.

Overall- Drinkability is very high. Though I was hoping for a bit more overall. This is a nice inexpensive Belgian.

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Rodenbach Classic (Red) from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
90 out of 100 based on 1,498 ratings.