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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

1,406 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,406
Reviews: 622
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 64
Gots: 89 | 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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3/5  rDev -25%

Lanstrum, Mar 22, 2013
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4.01/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

From a 12oz bottle.

Appearance: deep, deep ruby red with a small white head.

Nose: Really can't get much off the nose. A bit of sour cherries and some bready malts.

Taste: Bright, fresh sour black cherry tartness up front followed by nice sweet caramel-y malts. It's very simple and very easy-drinking. This would make a great easy-drinker on a colder night.

Mouthfeel: Perfect carbonation, just enough body to give it some substance without being overbearing.

Overall: A nicely tart very cherry forward easier drinking Flemish red. Nothing like the super complex and sour ones with more old beer in the blend. The young beer gives it a nice a malty base while the small percentage of old beer in there provides just enough funk and sourness.

fdig23, Mar 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

Archemedies, Mar 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

enelson, Mar 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

avschmitt, Mar 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

mustelid, Mar 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

szmnnl99, Mar 16, 2013
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3/5  rDev -25%

chippo33, Mar 13, 2013
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AJ01923, Mar 13, 2013
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5/5  rDev +25%

improvmasta, Mar 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

gshackles, Mar 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

djrn2, Mar 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

Duvel, Mar 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

Shatter, Mar 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

random846, Mar 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

Keith_R, Mar 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

nzerbe, Mar 04, 2013
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4.05/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best Before: 10.23.2013

Pours a very dark mahogany color with only a small, fleeting bubbly head. Deep, acidic aromas of vinegar, black cherry, berries, red wine, and wood alongside a nice, rich creaminess and a touch of vanilla. Tart, fruity flavor with some oak, and a balancing malt sweetness. Medium bodied, acidic, and crisp. Very drinkable and refreshing.

wedge, Mar 03, 2013
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HabiMendes, Mar 03, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -37.5%

JoninVT, Feb 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

deac83, Feb 19, 2013
Rodenbach Classic (Red) from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
90 out of 100 based on 1,406 ratings.