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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

1,372 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,372
Reviews: 619
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 62
Gots: 83 | 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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improvmasta

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +25%

03-11-2013 19:50:52 | More by improvmasta
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gshackles

New York

4/5  rDev 0%

03-10-2013 03:24:45 | More by gshackles
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

03-09-2013 15:28:21 | More by djrn2
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Duvel

North Carolina

4/5  rDev 0%

03-09-2013 15:25:33 | More by Duvel
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Shatter

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

03-09-2013 02:51:36 | More by Shatter
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random846

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

03-07-2013 01:38:05 | More by random846
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tenacioustomato

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev 0%

03-06-2013 18:55:59 | More by tenacioustomato
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Keith_R

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

03-05-2013 23:23:40 | More by Keith_R
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nzerbe

New York

4/5  rDev 0%

03-04-2013 00:38:22 | More by nzerbe
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wedge

North Carolina

4.05/5  rDev +1.3%

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.

03-03-2013 23:37:55 | More by wedge
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HabiMendes

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

03-03-2013 18:25:24 | More by HabiMendes
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

4/5  rDev 0%

03-01-2013 15:23:06 | More by DeutschesBier
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imperiallibations

California

4/5  rDev 0%

02-28-2013 04:29:57 | More by imperiallibations
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JoninVT

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -37.5%

02-27-2013 00:43:54 | More by JoninVT
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deac83

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

02-19-2013 05:57:26 | More by deac83
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OriolesFan1008

Maryland

4/5  rDev 0%

02-18-2013 19:19:30 | More by OriolesFan1008
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bugbear

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

02-17-2013 23:21:51 | More by bugbear
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drummermattie02

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

02-15-2013 22:24:36 | More by drummermattie02
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

02-12-2013 21:21:13 | More by Phillyz
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

Server in a pint glass.

Appearance: ridiculously dark amber, very light bubbles on the body. Off white head maybe 1/10", I'm not crazy over the way it looks but it's still attractive.

Smell: strong woody taste, you can inhale the malts and cellaring.

Taste: This taste is not for everybody, strong sourness to it that makes the rest of the beer very hard to enjoy. Wood, almost cedar like...but a notch sweet. I don't hate it but keep my words in mind before sipping and judging.

Mouth: an easy medium to full, strong after taste of rye sticks to you like black to the night.

Overall: good beer but the hype it definitely does not live up to. Honestly this is probably my first flander's red ale, and I want to try more before I put them on the "beware" list. Salud!

02-12-2013 03:47:20 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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BrewMaven

New York

3.89/5  rDev -2.8%

Thanks to Sal for this donation!

First time trying a Flanders Red Ale.

Pour a deep , clear red and has an off white head that dropped quickly leaving a ring and partial cover. Lace is abundant but also recedes after each sip.

Smells a lot like wine..cherries without the awful sulfer stink that most wine has.

Taste is of tart cherries. thin mouthfeel and mild yet biting carbonation. Dry finish.

Interesting style..I may have to hunt down a few other examples of this.

02-11-2013 17:23:34 | More by BrewMaven
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev 0%

02-11-2013 03:59:58 | More by randylangford
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cosmonick

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

02-10-2013 23:05:35 | More by cosmonick
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MacStinson

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

02-10-2013 02:42:23 | More by MacStinson
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vicsju1991

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

02-09-2013 03:07:55 | More by vicsju1991
Rodenbach Classic (Red) from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
90 out of 100 based on 1,372 ratings.