Rodenbach Grand Cru - Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
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Reviews by SargeC:
4.55/5 rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Appearance: Dark brown colored brew with a frothy tan head.
Smell: Vinegar, cherries, berries and yeast with hints of malt and alcohol.
Taste: The initial sour blast gives way to fruit flavors that highlight cherry and wildberry. Has an acidic finish that strangely comes across as sweet.
Mouthfeel: Light-medium body. The slightly oily quality of this brew allows the flavors to really stick around.
Drinkablity: Very tasty and consumable. A challenge at first, but worth getting used to.
Serving type: bottle
03-21-2008 03:29:50 | More by SargeC
More User Reviews:
4.5/5 rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
14oz pour on-tap at bier markt mississauga
a: a very gorgeous clear ruby red with about a finger of off-white frothy head
s: really sour vinegar up front, but underneath that is a blend of woody notes and tart fruits, mainly cherries
t: follows the nose. tart to begin with, but leads quickly into fruity notes -- cherries, slight tart apples, berries, even some vinous qualities. the oak flavours add a dimension of complexity, working really well with the fruit tastes. no alcohol whatsoever. dry finish
m: medium-bodied with medium-to-high prickly carbonation, but it's kind of creamy. i love this mouthfeel
o: what an absolute delight of a beer. it's sour, fruity, tasty, and refreshing. i'm glad to have had the opportunity to taste this, and i'll definitely have this again in the future if i ever see it
Serving type: on-tap
07-28-2014 01:18:55 | More by kevinlater
4.31/5 rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4
Pours a brilliant amber with red highlights and a lingering, frothy khaki head. Aroma is laden with balsamic vinegar and oak. Tart cherry surfaces late. Flavor is slightly sweet, but the balsamic vinegar acetic notes counter to balance. Cherry notes mingle with oak, and somehow, there's an almost creamy mouthfeel. Not as tart as some, but very characterful. It's sweeter than I recall.
Serving type: on-tap
07-26-2014 02:26:07 | More by barczar
Rodenbach Grand Cru from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
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