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

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90
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1,473 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,473
Reviews: 627
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 66
Gots: 101 | 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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4/5  rDev 0%
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.

JLeege, Jan 08, 2011
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This beer came a cola color with prominent cherry highlights and a wide creamy tan collar.

Smelled very sour and dry with a touch of vinegar and under-ripe cherries. There’s also a slight pie crust sweetness.

Tastes of musky sour and dry cherries, with a smooth creamy caramel that’s pasted on my tongue. The malty sweetness was a nice change of pace for the style.

The mouth feel was medium boded with a full mouth of unobtrusive bubbles.

The caramel sweetness took a lot of the edge off this one and made it very easy to drink.

DarkerTheBetter, Aug 26, 2006
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed from a 25cl bottled with a date of 20/10/05 on the back. Pours out a dark reddish brown with a light tan head. Some lace was left around the glass. Aroma is mild, but notes of tart fruits and a slight mustiness are most evident. Cherries seem to be the only fruit I could really pick out. Flavor starts off with a sweet and tart fruitiness with mainly a cherry component. Some other sweet flavors are mingling about like caramel. Pretty interesting stuff, it balances the tartness with sweetness quite nicely. Finished with a lightly tart note. Mouthfeel is a bit bubbly and crisp. Pretty refreshing stuff. Great drinkability as well.

meathookjones, Apr 01, 2005
Rodenbach Classic (Red) from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
90 out of 100 based on 1,473 ratings.