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Rodenbach Grand Cru - Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.

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Rodenbach Grand CruRodenbach Grand Cru

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,769 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,769
Reviews: 978
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 205
Gots: 232 | FT: 14
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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slainte35

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +16.6%

11-01-2013 18:45:10 | More by slainte35
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jakerainey

Texas

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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RichardMNixon

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I've enjoyed this many times but put off reviewing it as I've somehow always felt unworthy. This is review 300 and I figured it's probably time.

Pours with a jacuzzi's worth of bubbles covering the inside of the glass, ultimately fading to a permanent and complete cover of fizz on top. Chestnut/mahogany body that shows ruby-red with a light behind it. Smells of tart cherries and oak and the taste follows. It's exactly the right amount of sour: unmistakably tart but not overwhelming or exhausting like some sours that will leave your tongue in knots. Drinks smooth and finishes with a dry pucker like cranberry juice. Funk, tannins, and lemon get more apparent as it warms but stay backseat to cherries and oak.

I had planned to add a disclaimer that a 4.9 or something here should not be construed to mean I like RGC any less than those I've "had" at 5. Turned out not to matter, I can find no nits to pick. This is a perfect beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2014 00:53:22 | More by RichardMNixon
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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New York

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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California

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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Tennessee

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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New Jersey

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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North Carolina

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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Michigan

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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eat

Quebec (Canada)

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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JamFuel

Sweden

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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Japan

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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Indiana

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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North Carolina

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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Washington

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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Rhode Island

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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California

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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California

5/5  rDev +16.6%

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CrayR27

Texas

5/5  rDev +16.6%

04-11-2013 02:15:16 | More by CrayR27
Rodenbach Grand Cru from Brouwerij Rodenbach N.V.
95 out of 100 based on 2,769 ratings.