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Rodenbach Grand Cru - Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.

Rodenbach Grand CruRodenbach Grand Cru

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,528 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2528
Reviews: 960
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 11.89%


Brewed by:
Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-25-2000)
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

4.44/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle into a Duvel tulip.

A: Pours a murky brown color. The head is a one finger light mocha shade that features a beautiful creaminess to it. Lacing is great for the style.

S: A lot going on in this one, and a lot going on that I love, as well. Huge sourness (mainly lactic) is augmented brilliantly by tart cherries. Underneath that are layers of oak and cream. It's complex enough, and immensely enjoyable.

T: The first note on the palate is a wave of pleasant, well-restrained sourness. Then, fantastic cherry notes overtake the midtaste before a finish that strikes a balance between cream-like sweetness and oaky dryness. It's not the sourness or the fruitiness that lures me into this one; it's the sophisticated cohesion between all the different elements which does so.

M: Crisp and light, not to mention refreshing. Mellow dryness and carbonation help it go down with incredible ease.

O: Wow, this kicks ass. On the right kind of day (let's say perfectly sunny, 80F, sitting on a patio) I'd have no trouble crushing multiple 750ml bottles of this left and right. Beautiful stuff, this one.

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2013 19:55:12 | More by ThisWangsChung
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Rodenbach Grand Cru from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
95 out of 100 based on 2,528 ratings.