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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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1,351 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,351
Reviews: 618
rAvg: 4
pDev: 12%
Wants: 60
Gots: 77 | 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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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

12-25-2012 02:59:47 | More by thegerm87
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NickThePyro

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

12-24-2012 06:28:31 | More by NickThePyro
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Lukass

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

12-22-2012 17:53:08 | More by Lukass
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Chou

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

12-21-2012 03:50:29 | More by Chou
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AxesandAnchors

Oregon

3.55/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Very little head, maybe a half a fingers worth (dissipated almost immediately). Very murky looking. More of a brow with a red hue, than a typical red. Lets hope this tastes better than it looks.

S: Smells slightly skunky...this is starting to worry me. Raspberries, cherries, a touch of wood, apple cider, plum, zest, candy sugar, a bit tart.

T: Nice first wave of a mellow tartness. Definitely a raspberry/cherry mix. Hey, with a bit of malt. A really faint oak flavor in the background. The funkiness that was in the nose is much better in the taste.

M: Smooth and dry on the tongue. Just the right amount of carbonation.

O: I was a little worried in the beginning, but where this beer lacks in first impressions it more than makes up for in the end. Not all that complex but it is a solid brew none the less.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2012 02:58:37 | More by AxesandAnchors
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Ogre

Oregon

4/5  rDev 0%

12-20-2012 23:52:06 | More by Ogre
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EdelweissDad

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

12-15-2012 21:30:49 | More by EdelweissDad
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StaveHooks

Oklahoma

3.78/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 split between 2 people. Served in a Tripel Karmaliet tulip

A - Pours a murky brown with a creamy tan head. Lacing is speckled.

S - Old fruit, pears, apples, currants, old barn funk, dusty yeast, very malty, caramel, burnt sugar, earthy minerals, acetic lemon, dank wet wood.

T - Malty upfront with various fruits layered in. Pears, apples, lemons. Old and funky. It has an overall green apple skin tartness. Loads of yeast present with faint banana note on the finish.

M - Medium body, thick luscious feel, dry.

Complex malts, somehow it's sugary without being sweet. Subtle tartness with more funk than I was expecting. This is a solid Flanders that focuses on malt and fruit more the tartness/sourness.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2012 01:40:37 | More by StaveHooks
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benj1123

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev 0%

12-14-2012 02:50:20 | More by benj1123
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nickfran

New Jersey

4/5  rDev 0%

12-13-2012 20:12:32 | More by nickfran
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Peyton5410

New Jersey

4/5  rDev 0%

12-10-2012 23:32:42 | More by Peyton5410
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sendbeer

Georgia

4/5  rDev 0%

12-09-2012 19:49:30 | More by sendbeer
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jmich24

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

12-07-2012 04:31:46 | More by jmich24
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heybrewtiful


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
Rodenbach Classic (Red) from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
90 out of 100 based on 1,351 ratings.