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

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1,328 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,328
Reviews: 616
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 58
Gots: 75 | FT: 2
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%

11-29-2012 18:01:19 | More by heybrewtiful
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tuckerlikesbeer

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

11-29-2012 05:33:54 | More by tuckerlikesbeer
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FlyingKelly

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

11-29-2012 01:54:51 | More by FlyingKelly
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gpawned

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

11-25-2012 03:25:57 | More by gpawned
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ErwinGS

Belgium

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

11-24-2012 15:06:33 | More by ErwinGS
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anteater

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

11-23-2012 07:17:48 | More by anteater
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

11-18-2012 00:18:39 | More by ShemRahBoo
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sneaks2210

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

11-17-2012 17:14:36 | More by sneaks2210
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Seanniek91

Rhode Island

4.45/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 11.2oz bottle into a Grimbergen 0.33l goblet.

Appearance- Very murky/cloudy copper with no head and no lacing around rim.

Smell- Beautiful cherry/raspberry smells. Some oak and a little alcohol. A little yeast and malt as well.

Taste- Same fruit as above. Sourness at the sides of the tongue. Oak. Floral flavors as well.

Mouthfeel- Nicely carbonated. The sourness makes the mouth salivate a little. Flavor lingers around the mouth for 30 seconds or so.

Overall- Very good Flemish Red. Not too sour and not too sweet. Very refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2012 18:08:32 | More by Seanniek91
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olafphysics

Illinois

5/5  rDev +25%

11-11-2012 17:00:21 | More by olafphysics
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KajII

North Carolina

4.13/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

[Suggested Glassware: Tulip Glass]

The pour was a dark cranberry red with an average (1-2 finger) light brown fizzy head that fully diminished in a short time, leaving behind virtually no lacing at all.

The aroma was quite compelling with some sweet malts and a tart Brett yeast, along with notes of dark fruit (black cherry, raspberry and cassis), candi sugar and a slight port wine presence.

The taste was bold and flavorful with a malty sweet tartness and a good fruity note along with some candi sugar to start, then became nice and yeasty with a strong sour port presence towards the end. The flavor lasted an average duration following the swallow, with a fruity sour wine taste fading ever so slowly.

Mouthfeel was a about medium in body and dry in texture with an almost medium carbonation.

Overall this brew creates a fruity sour explosion on the taste buds, which I personally love. It has tons and tons of flavor, a fantastic drinkability and possesses a low ABV. Damn it's good...

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Serving type: bottle

11-11-2012 16:59:11 | More by KajII
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

11-10-2012 01:17:54 | More by Gatordaddy
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

11-09-2012 03:29:36 | More by aminobutyricacid
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rm9679

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

11-05-2012 18:05:50 | More by rm9679
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mjtiernan

New York

4.05/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

330ml bottle poured into a flute. Best before 10.23.2013

A: Looks great. Reddish-brown body and two-fingers of tan head. Nice lacing on its way down.

S: Very acetic. Strong vinegar aroma. If I hadn’t had this beer already, I’d be in serious doubt at this point. Some dark fruit and woody notes as well.

T: Sweet and sour. The vinegar is there but it is cut by wonderful cherry, raspberry, plum, lemon, biscuit, some tartness a touch of spice...maybe clove and cinnamon? Almost forgot my favorite part...the slight oak flavors.

M: Super easy to drink once you are accustomed to the style. Body is light-to-medium and carb is lively.

O: Complex, yet refreshing. The first time I had this beer a couple of years ago I thought it had turned bad. Now it’s a beer that I return to over and over.

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2012 03:56:37 | More by mjtiernan
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ambruns1979

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

11-05-2012 03:49:43 | More by ambruns1979
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rowyn

New York

4/5  rDev 0%

11-05-2012 01:42:29 | More by rowyn
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Supergenious

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

11-03-2012 00:09:27 | More by Supergenious
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New York

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

11-02-2012 23:40:01 | More by roach4230
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frogfan

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

11-02-2012 02:02:49 | More by frogfan
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ejfreed

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

10-31-2012 19:55:41 | More by ejfreed
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MikWalker


5/5  rDev +25%

10-28-2012 16:12:46 | More by MikWalker
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Ozurr

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

10-24-2012 20:54:50 | More by Ozurr
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Florida

4/5  rDev 0%

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California

4/5  rDev 0%

10-21-2012 07:49:33 | More by Pinche_Oso
Rodenbach Classic (Red) from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
90 out of 100 based on 1,328 ratings.