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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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1,378 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,378
Reviews: 619
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 62
Gots: 85 | 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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JustinQ

California

3.98/5  rDev -0.5%

A: poured opaque but not inky brown. off white maybe tannish head the width of my thumb.

S: Funky, Fruity, Oak boozy, sour

T: Almost no sour flavor, very fine beer, small hints on tartness in the back.

M: Full bodied but then, almost like a fine wine but not as dry. kind of creamy

O: Great beer, not AS great as the grand cru but definantly nice during the holiday season. Reccommended

11.25.11

11-26-2011 02:59:48 | More by JustinQ
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +25%

11-25-2011 23:33:44 | More by Rochefort10nh
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

11-25-2011 17:04:00 | More by mdillon86
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scottyg354

Pennsylvania

4.8/5  rDev +20%

A: Pours a brownish red color. Cloudiness is lightly preveilant. Head that lingers with nice lacing.

S: Slight Vineger and sour berries. Farmhouse funkiness.

T: Sour Cherries and grapefrui, slight brett notes. Sweet and Sour. Very Nice.

M: Crisp with a medium carbonation. Goes down very smoothly.

O:Great beer. One of my favorite styles.

11-24-2011 04:24:53 | More by scottyg354
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Keith238

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +25%

11-23-2011 12:59:05 | More by Keith238
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SMM0606

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +25%

11-22-2011 23:42:00 | More by SMM0606
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waiting4lunch

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +25%

11-22-2011 21:46:28 | More by waiting4lunch
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ThePAYeti

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +25%

11-21-2011 23:03:29 | More by ThePAYeti
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nh2032

New York

4/5  rDev 0%

11-21-2011 00:05:20 | More by nh2032
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev 0%

11-20-2011 17:40:17 | More by DoctorB2B
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samie85

Illinois

3.98/5  rDev -0.5%

A-Pours a murky ruddy brown color with a few fingers of off white head.

S-Smells of heavy balsamic notes with some sour cherry notes.

T-Tart, acidic cherry and slight vinegar notes with a bit of leather.

M-Medium bodied with low but prickly carbonation and crisp, light feel.

D-Highly drinkable; drinks more like a mildly carbonated, yet complex, juice cocktail.

11-19-2011 21:20:59 | More by samie85
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mrshoes

Georgia

5/5  rDev +25%

11-19-2011 01:30:22 | More by mrshoes
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Burt

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

11-18-2011 05:31:20 | More by Burt
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BeerArchivist

California

4/5  rDev 0%

11-18-2011 05:20:54 | More by BeerArchivist
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codynevels

California

4/5  rDev 0%

11-17-2011 04:50:02 | More by codynevels
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BranfordBound

Connecticut

4.2/5  rDev +5%

Poured from the 750 mL bottle into a chalice glass.

Pours a reddish rusty color that's nearly opaque, tan head of about two fingers leaves decent lacing.

Smell is really peculiar, it's very inviting for me. There's a lot of sourness juxtaposed by a delicate sweetness. Some notes of wood or something I can't define float around.

This beer is certainly a sour one, but not overly so. Actually the sourness is pretty restrained by a nice cherry sweetness that takes over the middle. Finishes with a touch of that wood I noted before with some nice malt and some residual sour.

Mouthfeel is slightly dry, medium bodied.

Wow, I can't believe how fast I am imbibing this. As one of my first sour beers (not THE first) I can tell I am falling in love with these styles. Awesome beer.

11-16-2011 22:54:52 | More by BranfordBound
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Satchboogie

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +25%

11-16-2011 19:40:45 | More by Satchboogie
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adrian21

Virginia

5/5  rDev +25%

11-16-2011 00:11:36 | More by adrian21
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sjstraub

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +25%

11-15-2011 17:49:33 | More by sjstraub
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bauermj

Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

11-15-2011 14:49:32 | More by bauermj
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AleWatcher

Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

11-15-2011 12:45:29 | More by AleWatcher
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mcphish22

Maryland

4/5  rDev 0%

11-15-2011 04:09:03 | More by mcphish22
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Lawnboy33

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev 0%

11-15-2011 03:22:31 | More by Lawnboy33
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev 0%

11-14-2011 17:20:01 | More by Jspriest
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ricoch3t

Colorado

5/5  rDev +25%

11-14-2011 15:13:55 | More by ricoch3t
Rodenbach Classic (Red) from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
90 out of 100 based on 1,378 ratings.