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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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1,384 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,384
Reviews: 619
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 63
Gots: 87 | 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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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev -2.5%

A-Pours a clear, dark, crimson hue. Head is a thin, unfinished, off white clump of froth. Not much lacing but it almost seems to leave legs along the glass.

S-Tart cherry with an underlying fruity sweetness. Oaky as well. Some caramel sweetness, too. Some vinegar. A bit of apple juice.

T-Flavor starts off with a moderately intense tartness that fades into a sweeter cherry flavor. Oak comes in after the tartness, too. Some brown sugar and a mushy, overripe fruit medley.

M-Medium bodied. Finishes surprisingly a bit dry. Fairly refreshing. Moderate carbonation.

O-I found this to be pretty tasty. Nice balance of sweet and sour. Nothing too overwhelming, which makes his beer a good go-to when your having a sour craving.

07-04-2014 15:37:16 | More by VelvetExtract
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Kelp

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

07-04-2014 04:07:39 | More by Kelp
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cam12

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-02-2014 18:54:41 | More by cam12
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Cgscub

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +25%

07-01-2014 03:13:37 | More by Cgscub
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hvy1

Maine

4/5  rDev 0%

06-30-2014 09:47:37 | More by hvy1
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Troublebar

China

4/5  rDev 0%

06-30-2014 09:06:26 | More by Troublebar
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BKotch

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

06-30-2014 06:27:24 | More by BKotch
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arlingtonjoe

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

06-30-2014 03:16:25 | More by arlingtonjoe
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Hascogo


4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

06-28-2014 03:44:15 | More by Hascogo
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IPAlpha

Florida

3.78/5  rDev -5.5%

Appearance is nice. Brownish red color. I like the smell a lot. Hard to describe. The taste is excellent. This is my first sour beer. Buying it I didn't know it was a sour beer. The initial taste is good. A cider lite oak taste. I like the aftertaste a lot. I would drink this beer again.

06-28-2014 02:49:20 | More by IPAlpha
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BILF

Israel

4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

06-27-2014 19:54:59 | More by BILF
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EveningCordial

New Jersey

3.8/5  rDev -5%

Bottle pured into tulip glass.

A- Dark maroon and brown color, somewhat opaque. Short finger sized head that dissipates quickly. Not much lacing. Lots of noticeable carbonation.

S- Tart cherries and dark fruits. Currant berries and a little vinegar. Decent amount of sourness in the smell and a little oak. Small amount of alcohol detectable.

T- Not as tart or sour as smell would suggest. The sourness is actually quite subtle and a Belgian ale taste is present along with it. Small hints of a table wine turning to vinegar, but in a good way.

M- Light to medium bodied. Lots of epervescence. I prefer to pour these hard and let the carbonation settle for a bit.

O- Fine example of a balanced Flanders Red. I prefer a little more sourness, but this is certainly a top quality version of the style and one Id definitely recommend to others, especially those just getting into sours.

06-27-2014 15:22:11 | More by EveningCordial
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Iamjeff6

Virginia

4/5  rDev 0%

06-27-2014 11:58:49 | More by Iamjeff6
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Furley80

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev 0%

06-27-2014 01:59:15 | More by Furley80
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Paincane

Georgia

3.29/5  rDev -17.8%

A: Opaque mahogany hued body with a thin tan head that is short-lived.
S: Sweet malt and sour yeasty aromas.
T: Begins sweet at the outset and progresses to a sour finish. Quite flavorful.
M: Well-blended and smooth. A good Flemish Red-Brown ale.

06-26-2014 23:40:57 | More by Paincane
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

06-26-2014 21:59:34 | More by sammyg832
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mille_K

Czech Republic

2.75/5  rDev -31.3%

06-26-2014 18:28:40 | More by mille_K
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zachgood12

New York

4/5  rDev 0%

06-26-2014 01:52:21 | More by zachgood12
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brandon911

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

06-24-2014 12:17:37 | More by brandon911
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aklude

Indiana

4/5  rDev 0%

06-24-2014 10:39:02 | More by aklude
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Kyrojack

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

06-22-2014 17:00:19 | More by Kyrojack
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Hayley_86

Netherlands

4/5  rDev 0%

06-21-2014 18:07:37 | More by Hayley_86
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Collierr3

Maryland

4/5  rDev 0%

06-20-2014 22:54:01 | More by Collierr3
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

06-16-2014 21:17:33 | More by bmwats
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andrewdanks

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

06-16-2014 17:12:25 | More by andrewdanks
Rodenbach Classic (Red) from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
90 out of 100 based on 1,384 ratings.