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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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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,442 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,442
Reviews: 627
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 67
Gots: 95 | 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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shand, Oct 24, 2012
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sharkdigital, Mar 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%
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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4/5  rDev 0%

FLBeerGuy, Jan 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

tigerbeer90, Jan 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%
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
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4/5  rDev 0%

portmand1ngo, Aug 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A nice and unique brew. Bright vibrant red color, no head on this one. Smells woodsy, with hints of cherries and other bits of sweetness. Taste is much the same, but more complex. It's a tad sour, but not nearly the sourness I was expecting. Definately wild and woodsy though, I love that freshness. Mildly sweet and fruity as well, with a solid dust taste. Really interesting. I'd like to try the bottle conditioned version sooner or later. A complex, refreshing, well made beer.

twelvsies, Nov 02, 2005
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Mersh, May 23, 2013
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BKBassist, Jan 24, 2013
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HisBoyElroy, Jun 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

dandmc24, Jan 26, 2012
Rodenbach Classic (Red) from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
90 out of 100 based on 1,442 ratings.